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SoHo and NoLita Shopping Tour

SoHo and NoLita Shopping Tour
2 hours 30 minutes
USD 40.00
Embrace the culture of New York City's downtown neighborhoods as your guide leads you on the ultimate shopping experience in New York's chic and abundant Soho and Nolita neighborhoods. Shop the fashionable only-in-New York stores which make this city the world's retail mecca. On your 2.5 hour shopping tour, you'll learn about fashion trends, get assistance with wardrobe tips and hear entertaining, fun facts. Personal maps and exclusive store discounts are icing on the cake.

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Central Park TV and Movie Sites Walking Tour
2 hours
USD 25.00
Visit more than 30 movie locations in Central Park on this walking tour, perfect for film buffs and first-time visitors alike. Visit the Wollman Rink, the Bow Bridge, the Carousel, the Naumberg Bandshell, Strawberry Fields and more to see where famous movies such as 'Serendipity,' 'Breakfast at Tiffany's,' 'The Avengers,' 'When Harry Met Sally,' 'Ghostbusters' and 'Sex and the City' were filmed. This is a unique, interesting and fun way to experience Central Park and its many attractions.

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John F Kennedy International Airport

Where is John F Kennedy Airport?  

New York is a global centre of international finance and politics. Many of the world's largest corporations are headquartered here. The United Nations has its headquarters in New York, and most countries have a consulate here. This city's influence on the world is hard to overstate, as decisions made within its boundaries often have impacts and ramifications across the globe.

Nicknamed "The Big Apple", NYC is at the centre film, music and fashion. Manhattan is home to many world-class museums, art galleries, and theatres, and is the heart of the "city that never sleeps".

John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA: JFK, ICAO: KJFK, FAA LID: JFK), also referred to as JFK International Airport, New York JFK Airport, New York Kennedy Airport, or simply JFK Airport, is located in Queens County, about 19 kilometres (12 miles) southeast of Manhattan, New York City, in New York state, United States. The airport is named to honour John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.

The New York City metropolitan area is served by three major airports: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA), and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). In 2014, JFK Airport served 47.7 million passengers, Newark served 33.7 million, and LaGuardia served 24.1 million, for a total of 105.5 million passengers combined.

Together, they make up the second busiest airport system in the world, after London. JFK is one of only two airports in North America with scheduled flights to all 6 inhabited continents; the other is Canada's Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ).

John F Kennedy Airport is a hub for American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and JetBlue Airways. Among the other airlines that fly to New York via JFK, the busiest are Air France, British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa, United Airlines and Virgin America.

The cities with the busiest routes to/from John F Kennedy Airport are Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Paris, Santiago, Santo Domingo, São Paulo, Tel Aviv and Tokyo. Other cities with flights to JFK include Beijing, Brussels, Casablanca, Dakar, Delhi, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Kuwait, Lima, Mexico City, Milan, Moscow, Prague, Quito, Reykjavík, Riga, Riyadh, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Vancouver, Venice, Warsaw and Zurich.

Your best bet for a John F Kennedy Airport transfer is the train, or a shuttle. Details on all options are included in this guide.

Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private JFK Airport transfer - or a JFK Airport helicopter transfer - from IHateTaxis.


 Other Items of Interest at John F Kennedy Airport

Services at JFK Airport include:

  • Customer Care Representatives - look for their distinctive red jackets
  • Free FlySmart app - iPhone, Android and Blackberry
  • Power poles - for charging your devices
  • Duty free - all terminals

  • JetBlue T5 rooftop lounge (past security, free to all) - open air, grass/bench/table seating, foodcarts, free WiFi, play area, dog walk, views of Eero Saarinen's TWA terminal and Manhattan *NEW*
  • Pet relief area - T5 (past-security, rooftop - see above), T8
  • Fresh flowers - most terminals

  • XpresSpa - most terminals

  • Interfaith Chapel - T4 (departures, pre-security)

  • Baggage storage - T1, T2, T4, T5, T8

  • Medical Office (Building 22A, next to CitiBank, open 24x7, 718-244-1644) - free shuttle from all terminals)

  • JFK Airport Plaza (Building 125, located at 147th Ave. & 147th St.) - 7-Eleven, dry cleaning, gas station, car wash, car repair, car chargers

Additional John F Kennedy Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 3 Jul 2015