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New York City, Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), USA

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Facilities & infrastructure

Money

ATMs and bureaux de change are located in all terminals.

Communications

Free Wi-Fi internet access is available in most public areas of Newark Liberty International Airport.

Food

There is a wide variety of places to eat and drink in all terminals. Options include fast-food outlets, sushi bars, American-style restaurants and pubs.

Shopping

Numerous newsagents, gift shops and speciality outlets – ranging from luxury fashion boutiques to children’s toy retailers – are available in all terminals. Duty-free shopping can be found in the departure gate concourses of each terminal.

Luggage

Luggage trolleys can be collected in the baggage reclaim areas of all terminals. A lost property service (TSA Lost & Found Office, tel: +1-908/78 70 667) is on hand to help with lost items.

Other

Other facilities at Newark Liberty International Airport include a medical centre, baby change facilities, shoeshine booths, and several Service Animal/Pet Relief Areas.

Conference & Business

A comprehensive range of business service are available in all terminals. Conference facilities are only offered via airline and club lounges, although the on-site Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott (tel: +1-973-62 30 006; marriott.com) houses meeting rooms and a fully equipped business centre.

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Surrounding area Newark Liberty International Airport

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    Accessibility

    There are TDD telephones, ramps, lifts and wheelchair-accessible toilets throughout the terminals, while electric carts are available on request from the airlines for transportation to the gates. Accessible cars can be hired from Avis and Hertz. There are also reserved disabled car parking spaces.

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    General information

    Airport code: EWR

    Number of Terminals: 3

    Information:
    Travelers Aid Welcome Centres (tel: +1-973/62 35 052), providing information on transportation, accommodation and car hire services, are located in each terminal. Multi-lingual assistants wear red jackets and are available throughout the terminals to provide information.

    Transfer between Terminals:
    The AirTrain runs between the terminals and car parks.

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    Visa & Immigration

    IATA Travel Centre

    The IATA Travel Centre delivers accurate passport, visa and health requirement information at a glance. It is a trusted, centralized source for the latest international travel requirements. The IATA Travel Centre is the most accurate source available because it is based on a comprehensive database used by virtually every airline, and information is gathered from official sources worldwide, such as immigration and police authorities.

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    Getting around

    Public Transport

    New York’s extensive subway system is the largest in the world and is run by the city under the auspices of the MTA (mta.info), which also takes care of the excellent bus system. Tickets can be purchased from stations and news agents, with rechargeable MetroCards the best bet for getting around. The subway runs 24 hours a day, although services become sparse in the small hours.

    Taxis

    New York’s famous yellow cabs are always available on Manhattan’s main streets. Don’t be timid and stay on the sidewalk when hailing one. Chances are a bold local will be in the road taking your ride. Tipping is essential.

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    Hotels in New York City

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    Finding a cheap hotel room in New York is tougher than winning the lottery.

    The city has plenty of superb top-end options though, with a growing number of decent, cheaper alternatives.

    Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown

    27 Barclay Street
    
NY 10007 New York
    
USA
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    Category: Luxurious

    The Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown in the city’s Tribeca district fulfills the luxurious promise of the name: spa, pool and round-the-clock room service provided by the hotel’s own gourmet restaurant CUT.

    The Standard High Line

    848 Washington Street
    NY 10014 New York
    USA
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    Category: Luxurious

    The New York outpost of LA’s Standard hotel is an opulent palace, with huge views across the Hudson River and Downtown.

    W New York – Times Square

    1567 Broadway
    NY 10036 New York
    USA
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    Category: Moderate

    This outpost of the Starwood chain is situated right at the heart of the city. Not only does the lobby on the seventh floor boast a hip, ultramodern feel, but the rest of the hotel maintains the same level of style and chic. And thanks to sound-excluding double glazing, guests can enjoy the view over Times Square in peace.

    Union Hotel Brooklyn

    611 Degraw Street
    NY 11217 New York
    USA
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    Category: Moderate

    Based in southern Brooklyn, this sharp hotel has excellent subway access for Manhattan sightseeing.

    Econo Lodge

    302 West 47th Street
    NY 10036 New York
    USA
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    Category: Budget

    Traveling on a shoestring but still wishing to spend the night in New York City? Then this could be the hotel for you. The rooms are on the small side, but fit for purpose and satisfactory. The Lodge’s outstanding attraction is its central location.