Holidays in New York

Hotels in New York

Essential information for New York

Local time

Language

USA flag
American English

Currency

US Dollar $
Official currency of the United States

Do I need a visa?

Yes. You'll need to obtain approval no less than 72 hours prior to travel to the US via the ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) scheme.

Flight information

New York (NYC)
7h 40m
Direct flight

Flight schedule

  • Virgin Atlantic fly to JFK 4 times daily and to Newark 2 times daily.
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Getting around

The fastest way to get around whilst in New York is by subway. You’ll find a station around every corner, and the city’s grid layout makes navigating the subway system straightforward. You can take a taxi for short trips, but to get a real feel for the city, nothing beats walking!

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Shopping

When you think of New York, what comes to mind besides Lady Liberty? This city is the unofficial birthplace of retail therapy. From Manhattan to Brooklyn, here are the places you should be headed to get the biggest bang for your buck.

Luxury

Setting foot in the concrete jungle of New York is an experience straight from the silver screen. With so many incredible hotels to choose from, a little luxury goes a long way. From the serene and secluded to the loud and proud, here’s where you should be staying for your city break in New York.

Food & drink

From bagels and pizza to hot dogs and cheesecake, the Big Apple isn’t the only thing you’ll be taking a bite of – Holidays in New York really are a foodie’s heaven. Whether you’re after a quick snack from one of the many on-street food trucks or looking for the crème de la crème of fine dining experiences, NYC has it all on a plate. After dinner, discover for yourself why it’s called “the city that never sleeps” with a visit to one of New York’s famed nightlife destinations.

Art & culture

Known for its world-class museums, Art Deco skyscrapers and avant-garde galleries, New York is the top of the list when it comes to culture and the arts. Whether you’re first in line for the latest Radio City showing or heading to the Brooklyn Bridge, NYC will keep you busy from dawn till dusk.

Whether you’re looking for non-stop action or want to get lost in this dazzling metropolis, New York City truly has something for everyone. Feel the pulse of the city in the heart of Manhattan or set your sights on one of the city’s thriving boroughs. Your adventure in the most exciting urban hub in the world is just a Virgin Holidays booking away – discover our New York hotels today.