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Cheap Flights from New York

Travelling from New York literally puts the world at your feet. Not only do the area's three major airports give you a wide assortment of airlines and destinations, all that competition means you have a great chance of finding a real bargain. Using the Skyscanner search engine helps you find those cheap fares. It can also help you choose a destination. The special To Everywhere screen pulls up a map with all the non-stop and multi-stop destinations, along with pricing. Do a little globe hopping. It really is fun.

Airports and Airlines in New York

All three of New York's airports are large, busy, transport centres. You'll find free Wi-Fi, an assortment of shops, fast food outlets, cafes and ATMs, no matter your choice. As far as airlines go, take your pick. You'll find globetrotting carriers such as United, American, Air Canada, British Airways and KLM. Other more regional carriers such as Southwest, WestJet, Frontier and JetBlue are also available. John F Kennedy International alone has about 70 airlines sharing its terminal space.

  • La Guardia International (LGA) is 26 kilometres from Manhattan, about an hour's drive. Taxis can run upwards of $70.00 CAD, while the Airport Shuttles are roughly half that if you book them round trip. Domestic flights leave from both the North and South Terminal.
  • Located 29 kilometres from the downtown core, the John F Kennedy International Airport, (JFK), is another option. A taxi ride will run you at least $90.00 CAD, while that Airport Shuttle remains roughly half price. Kennedy has six terminals. International flights leave from Terminal 4.
  • Newark International (EWR) is only 25 kilometres from Manhattan. Though it is located in New Jersey, its three terminals offer both international and domestic flights. Taxi rates, start at about $70.00 CAD, and Airport Shuttle rates, are on par with La Guardia.

Popular Places to Go from New York

  • A mere five hours west of the Big Apple is equally famous San Francisco, California. Non-stop flights are common along this east-west corridor, making it easy to arrive in the City by the Bay just in time for dinner at Fisherman's Wharf. Hop on a cable car for a ride up one of the city's many hills, walk across the scenic Golden Gate Bridge or dip your toes in the Pacific at Ocean Beach. Catch the official park ferry out to Alcatraz Island and tour the infamous prison, said to be haunted by some of its past "guests."
  • Travelling roughly five hours east brings you to London, England, home to Buckingham Palace, the infamous Tower of London and enough high-end department stores to keep you shopping for days. If the Queen is home, her standard flies from the palace roof. Even if you don't spot the great lady, watching the changing of the guards at Buckingham is a visual treat. Visit St Paul's Cathedral, where the Royals wed, the Globe Theatre where Shakespeare's plays made their debut and the British Museum where Egyptian mummies rest. About that shopping, head to Oxford Street, filled with more than 300 shops to explore. You'll need British Pounds to spend, England doesn't accept the Euro.
  • Want to combine a bit of Old England with gorgeous beaches lined with pink sand? Visit Bermuda, a self governing British territory that's on the northern tip of the Caribbean. Hamilton, the capital and only city, is on the Main Island, while St. George, the historic old capital, is on the north eastern tip of Saint George's Island. In between are beaches, sheltered harbours, nature areas and historic sights. Flatts Village is home to the Bermuda Aquarium, Zoo and Museum. Rent a boat or take a tour of one of the offshore islands, pick up a pair of Bermuda shorts and dress like a local or simply soak up the sun. No rental cars are available but public transportation is excellent. All day or weekly passes good on buses or ferries are available. Currency is the Bahamian Dollar.

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