LOT, the Star Alliance carrier from Poland, is currently selling discounted tickets for flights from Budapest to New York. Prices start at only HUF 409,171/€1,259 and tickets are available all year long. Including summer holidays, Christmas and New Year’s Eve!
This offer might only be available until tomorrow!
Many of the available connections are direct flights. If your trip includes a layover, it will most likely be in Warsaw.
LOT Business Class
LOT will operate a Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the long-haul routes to and from the USA. Although it is an aircraft with a 2-2-2 configuration in Business that doesn’t offer maximum privacy, you should still enjoy a very pleasant flight. The seats are lie-flat, all passenger have either aisle access or a window seat. If you’re traveling alone and want to avoid climbing over fellow passengers (or having them climb over you), choose a seat in the middle row.
To get a good impression of what would await you on board, check out this flight report that includes tons of pictures: Review LOT Business Class 787
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Tickets must be issued until May 16th, according to the fare rules. So you better be fast or this offer might be gone. There’s a chance that LOT will extend the deal. But there’s no guarantee. The seasonal restrictions are as follows:
- May 11th, 2019 through March 31st, 2020
You could stay up to three months (don’t forget about US visa requirements!), the minimum stay will be until the first Sunday after your departure from Budapest.
Use Google Flights (instructions) to find dates that suit you best. Availability is great at the moment, so you should be able to pick the perfect time your yourself. As always, you can let Google forward you to the carrier’s website or use Skyscanner if you’d like to save some extra money.
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Information & Tips for New York
It is THE dream destination in the USA. The 5 districts of New York City offer more than any other metropolis in the world. And due to the high number of flights to New York, it is usually the cheapest way to get to the USA.
Best Time to Travel
The best travel time with moderate temperatures is from April to June and from September to November. Summers can bring heat waves with high humidity. Winters are often snowy and very cold.
From the airport to the city
New York City is served by three commercial airports: John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport in Queens (probably the most famous), Newark Intl. Airport in Newark, New Jersey (which is not located in NYC, but serves the metropolitan area just like the others) and LaGuardia Airport also in Queens (which is closest to the city).
John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport
Public transport: From Manhattan by subway or LIRR to Jamaica (price varies from $2.75 – $10.00), continue with AirTrain to JFK ($6). Travel time 45 – 60 minutes.
Taxi: To Manhattan $52.50 (+ $5.50 toll), 45 – 90 minutes depending on traffic.
Newark Intl. Airport
Public transport: Almost $20 with a combination of AirTrain Newark and NJ Transit to Penn Station. Almost 45 minutes drive.
Taxi: To Manhattan $50 – $70 (+ $8 toll), journey time 35 – 60 minutes depending on traffic.
Public transport: LaGuardia is only served by buses, these are slow and don’t have much space to store luggage, but with $2,75 they are very cheap.
Taxi: To Manhattan $20 – $30, journey time 15 – 30 minutes depending on traffic.
All Dealz for New York
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