New York: €280 TAP Flights from Northern Italy (Cabin Bags Only)

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Star Alliance member TAP Portugal has put good price tag on flights from Italian cities Milan and Venice to the USA. For just €280, the airline will fly you to New York and back. Sadly, a checked bag is not included in this fare and would add an extra cost of roughly €100 on TAP’s website. A change of planes in Lisbon is necessary in both directions.

Info

You have to be fully vaccinated for at least 14 days to enter the United States, with an approved vaccine, unless you are a US resident/citizen. You can read more about the entry requirements at the CDC.

TAP flights purchased before June 30, 2022, can be rebooked without having to pay a rebooking fee, but the price difference will have to be paid. This does not apply to Discount fares.

Our availability calendar shows you all possible flight dates at the lowest fare for trips up to 28 days. You can buy tickets from online travel agencies via our flight search, or for €30 extra directly with the airline. Our form offers both redirect choices, you’ll have to decide which option suits you better:

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While there are some cheap options to JFK, most flights will take you to Newark. TAP has two daily flights between Lisbon and Newark, both of them are Airbus A321 NEO LR services. You can expect the usual 3-3 seating pattern in economy, but with a little more legroom than TAP’s European economy. You will also enjoy personal video screens on the transatlantic legs.

Search & Book

The only restriction that we were able to find is that your trip has to be at least 6 days long or include a Sunday. The availability is pretty good from November 2022 through April 2023.

Google Flights helps you find additional flight dates or suitable dates for longer journeys. You can then book the flights via our flight search or directly on TAP’s website.

Mileage

These tickets should be issued in booking class O. That means that a round trip from Milan to New York should get you:

  • 1,938 Miles on Miles&More
  • 882 Miles on United MileagePlus
  • 882 Miles on Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles
  • 882 Miles on Air Canada Aeroplan
  • 882 Miles on Asiana Club
  • 882 Miles on EgyptAir Plus
  • 440 Miles on Azul TudoAzul
Data provided by wheretocredit.com. Without guarantee on correctness.

Destination

Hotel prices in New York are infamously high, in almost all hotel categories. Whichever category and hotel you opt for, make sure to get the best price! Our recommendation is to search on booking.com, or even on our own Travel-Dealz hotel search:

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.

The 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.

Climate diagram for New York City, New York (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

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.

LaGuardia Airport

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.

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Information & Tips for USA

The USA offers many sights, natural wonders and cultural significance. Thanks to numerous airlines offering flights across the Atlantic, it is always pretty inexpensive to get there. Alternatively, you can also cross the Atlantic by boat.

Immigration, ESTA & Visa Requirements

The USA has one of the strictest entry regulations in the world. Most EU citizens, among others, are lucky to be able to participate in the so-called Visa Waiver Program. If you get an electronic entry permit (ESTA)  for about €12, you don’t need a visa for entry.

The Best Time to Visit

Due to its sheer size, the perfect time to visit the USA varies greatly from region to region. In winter, Florida is very popular due to the mild temperatures. In the summer the West and East Coasts are flooded by tourists which drives up the prices for hotels and flights and during the Indian Summer in late autumn New England is a very popular destination. The hurricane season between July and September can be dangerous in the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Florida and the southern states are regularly struck by these tropical storms. Blizzards occur from the East Coast to the Midwest during the winter months and regularly put air traffic and public life on hold.

Climate diagram for New York City, New York (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Los Angeles, California (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Miami, Florida (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

Currency

The US dollar is widely used throughout the world and accepted as a currency in most tourist hotspots worldwide. That being said, carrying cash isn’t necessary in the US, all you need is a credit card! These are very common in the USA and are accepted pretty much everywhere without any issues. If you already have a credit card in your wallet, you should make sure that it does not charge a foreign currency fee if possible. Carrying a few dollars in cash doesn’t hurt though. You might need cash e.g. for the bus ticket if you want to buy it directly from the driver. Most of the time you even have to give exact change.

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