New York - Useful Information
Everyone travelling into America must have completed the Electronic System for Travel Authorisation, or ESTA for short, a new US Customs & Passport Control entry requirement. US Immigration may well refuse you entry at border control if you do not complete the online form. Please check with your tour operator while booking your holiday.
New York (JFK) Airport: (212)-435-7000
Newark Liberty International Airport: (212) 973-961-6000
The currency in the USA is the US Dollar and comes in various notes and coins. Notes are in denominations of $100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1. Coins come in denominations of $1, and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 cents.
The USA’s electricity supply is of the 110 volts AC, 60Hz variety and the plugs are of the flat two-pin type. European electrical appliances not fitted with dual-voltage capabilities will require a plug adaptor, which is best purchased before arrival in the USA and can be bought from most hardware and department stores or at the airport.