New York is one of the most visited cities in the planet. Unluckily, it is also one of the most costly cities – it is always soaring cost of living does not generally make it a wallet-friendly locate for travellers.
That being said, if you do plan to spend some time in New York City, things do not need to be fully unaffordable. New York is still close to the border and provides a lot for families. If your plan accordingly, a family of 4 can spend a week in NYC for less than $4,500 without give up fun. Here is now:
Take public transportation
You can keep a lot by taking public transportation rather than taxis around NYC. For example, you can get 7-day unlimited MetroCard for $30. You could just pay more than that for cab fares in just single day. If you are nervous about getting lost or ending up on the incorrect train, you can download the free New York Subway Map App (iPad and iPhone) for support navigating the subway system.
Where to stay
There are a few best hotel choices accessible to you. The Hotel Pennsylvania has one of the top places in midtown Manhattan and goes for as low as $185 CAD a night in August. The Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriot NYC in Brooklyn has luxury rooms and is close to transit so you can get to Manhtanna fast or enjoy the local neighbourhood for low as $265 CAD a night. Bear in mind, for a weeklong trip, most people will be staying just 6 nights.
Another amazing option for families to book a holiday home so you have access to a kitchen. Buying groceries and cooking a few meals while on holiday can save a family of 4 a fair amount of cash.
What to do
One of the top deals for visitors to NYC is the NewYorkCityPass which lets you view 6 of the best attractions in the city for $125 USD (adults) and $105 USD (youths) which is savings of forty-three percent matched to paying regular admission price to each attraction. You will get entry to the Empire State Building ($53.20). American Museum of National History ($28),the Metropolitan Museum of Art ($25), and much more, which could simply keep you busy for the week.
If you favor to keep things even more budget friendly, there are lots of things to do in the city for free. The Staten Island ferry will provide you one of the top views of NYC skyline while the Museum of Modern Art is free every Friday from 4pm to 8pm.