Can I fly to New York from the UK right now?
British travellers are not allowed to travel to New York from the UK due to current travel restrictions linked to COVID-19. If you are authorized to travel, you will be required to stay in quarantine upon arrival for 14 days. Entry in New York is currently restricted, commercial flight options are available to return to the UK from New York. Keep in mind; you are not permitted to re-enter the city once returned according to current travel restrictions in New York.
Which airline operates flights to New York ?
Some flight schedules are affected due to COVID-19. Please get in touch with us to confirm the availability of New York flights.
- British Airways: British Airways offer direct flights to New York from Heathrow daily.
- Austrian Airlines: Fly direct to New York with Austrian Airlines on any given day of the week.
- Virgin Atlantic: Virgin Atlantic has a non-stop service for flight to New York (JFK) from London Heathrow.
- KLM: KLM also offers non-stop flights to New York from Heathrow.
- United Airlines: United Airlines flies from Heathrow to New York on a direct flight.
- Air France: You can fly direct from Heathrow to New York with Air France as well.
- Finnair: Departing Heathrow, Finnair also operate a direct route on its flights to New York (JFK).
- Iberia Air: Direct flight to New York from London is available with Iberia Air as well.
How long is the flight from UK to New York?
- London Heathrow to New York (John F. Kennedy International Airport) flight: 7 hours and 55 minutes
- Fly direct from Manchester to New York: 7 hours and 50 minutes
- Birmingham to New York flight time: 10 hours approx.
- Edinburgh to New York flight: 7 hours and 40 minutes
- Glasgow to New York flight: 7 hours and 10 minutes
What is the best time to book a flight to New York?
The best time to book a flight to New York is during the off-peak season, as if there’s any such thing, because New York is high on demand round the year. New York flight prices are higher from December to February and later in July, as indicated by the current price trends.
Are there any flexible flights to New York?
Currently, most flights come with flexible rebooking options that mean flexible date change and cancellations on your tickets. Besides airlines’ policies, travelhouseuk is also providing flexible travel dates to protect your trip during COVID-19. Please check from our travel agent what options are available to you when booking your flight to New York.
How do I find the cheapest flights to New York from the UK?
Our travel agents suggest a general rule to find the cheapest flights to New York, which is, compare flight prices online at least three months before your departure date. If you are flexible with your flight dates, you might notice a significant price difference. Once you know the cheapest dates to travel to New York, you can reserve your seat by paying a minimum deposit because delaying any further can’t guarantee the prices to remain the same.
What is the cheapest time of year to fly to New York?
The cheapest time to visit New York is between the months of November to February. Obviously, deducting the holiday weeks and the New Year, New York is the cheapest during the cold winter months. The most expensive tickets generally are in July and August. But that is where we come in. We at Travel House UK provide you with the cheapest airfares, any time of the year. It would help us though if you give us a three-month window.
What is the best time to visit New York?
Spring and summer seasons are the best times to explore the best of this tourism magnet with mostly visitors setting their ways to Manhattan in huge numbers. Early fall is also perfect when cool breeze and moderate temperature predominates. But remember, no matter what time of the year you travel to New York, the city will always be alive, kicking and never lacking fun-filled activities.
What are the main international airports in New York?
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is the major international airport serving the great city of New York. New York airport has four runways, one of them is 4.4 kilometres long and is able to withstand the weight of larger planes. Last year the airport received 59.3 million passengers. JFK is only 30 kilometres away from Manhattan. The airport is also connected by the New York subway system and the Long Island Railroad. Bus services that extend from the subway stations make the airport even more accessible.
What are the transportation options available to tourists within New York?
New York is best to be explored on foot as is seen by the huge flocks of pedestrians in all the major tourist spots of the city. The entire city is like a grid, and easily navigatable. Hiring a Taxi, however, is the best mode of travelling in New York City which wouldn’t get too expensive and is also quite easy to get hold of no matter where you are in the city. This is one of the cheapest ways of travelling around New York City and also one of the best ways of really exploring the essence of life in this happening city. The subway works round the clock and is almost always crowded no matter what time of the day you are travelling. Using the bus is also a good option provided that you aren't travelling during the peak hours where you may be stuck in traffic.
Which five star hotels and accommodation are available for stay in New York, NY?
Handy Tips you should know before your departure!
Plenty of luxury hotels offer lavish accommodation and dining amenities. It is recommended to find a hotel which makes your commuting to tourist point lesser. If you are travelling during the peak season, it is advised to book well ahead of time to avoid any hassle.
- Mandarin Oriental
- The Pierre
- Four Seasons Hotel
- The Ritz-Carlton
- Park Hyatt
- The Mark Hotel
- Baccarat Hotel & Residences
New York City has plenty of sights and things to do that you do not want to miss out on. So make sure you get hold of a guidebook that will enable you to plan your trip in a fashion that will take you through the city without missing out on the major tourist attractions.
You may want to book your reservations to some of New York's best listed attractions as soon as you land in the city. These include NBC studio tour, Top of the Rock sunset observation, Empire State observation etc.
Check for the prevalent weather conditions during your intended time of stay and pack accordingly. If you are travelling during the summer months, make sure you pack light clothing and comfortable walking shoes. Winters are extreme in New York so you may want to pack high boots also.
Touring with volunteer guides is perhaps one of the best ways of touring New York's major tourist attractions.