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Customer Travel Tips for London

88% Avg. city rating Rated by 3207 customers

Activities / excursions 94%

Restaurants / eating out 88%

Shopping 91%

Chilling out / relaxing 77%

Getting around / public transport 91%

Sightseeing 95%

Culture 92%

Nightlife / partying 88%

Value for money 73%

Customer Travel Tips for New York

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58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
58% Avg. rating


10 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: N/a

Liked: N/a

Disliked: N/a

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


09 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: If you have never been to NY before, ask around to find the best place to eat and visit!

Liked: Plenty to do and see. Good nightlife.

Disliked: Expensive place. Weather was a little hot at the time of visit. It's crowded everywhere!

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


07 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: understand the subway system

Liked: Accessibility of trains

Disliked: trash heaps on the sidewalk and in the subway and some unpleasant smells in the street.

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


05 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Pretend your from a strange country that does not speak English to avoid being questioned by people on the street

Liked: Central park

Disliked: The hobos

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


03 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Events / festivals Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Buy a value metrocard adding a minimum of 5.50 for an 11% discount as needed.

Liked: Easy to get around using subway. Obviously an abundant of activitiy and sightseeing options.

Disliked: Higher priced hostel than anywhere else I have visited.

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
84% Avg. rating


03 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Dont stay at the Brooklyn hotel and hostel.

Liked: The diversity.

Disliked: It's a bubble of self importance. The feeling of being oversaturated with adverts.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


02 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Partying / nightlife Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: You have to use hop on hop off buss to see many places that you did know not to exist att all. You alao have to see liberty statue at night time its so amazing beautiful.

Liked: Local people, shopping, good public trafic

Disliked: So noise city, too much turists

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


01 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: There is alot to see and do alot more more deals than anyone relizes

Liked: Love New York the subways are great

Disliked: The smoking everywhere

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


31 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Don't buy any tickets for anything on the street - always purchase direct from the venue which will be cheaper.

Liked: So many sights to see and there's something dor everyone.

Disliked: Only the dodgy swindlers trying to scheme money from tourists.

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


30 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Bring enough money with you

Liked: Sightseeing

Disliked: High prieces

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


29 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Buy the unlimited metro card - Manhattan is bigger than you think!

Liked: The diversity

Disliked: Not really

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
80% Avg. rating


28 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Top of the Rock

Liked: It has attractions, what you can not see anywhere else.

Disliked: Croud.

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


28 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Take the metro to Kennedy. A cab is not fast and is almost $60.

Liked: Cheap eats.

Disliked: Big raccoons in Central Park.

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


26 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: advance planning and booking. If you are having beer, have it at the bar coz there are almost no public restrooms. Haha

Liked: The city is amazing.

Disliked: City wide hot air oven named Subway stations. And yes, very few public restrooms.

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


26 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Save looots of money for thus city..

Liked: Everything

Disliked: -

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


26 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: need lots of ebergy and money

Liked: culture art..

Disliked: nothing

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


25 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: BROOKLYN BRIDGE , WILLIAMSBURG BRIDGE , EMPIRE STATE

Liked: I HAD GREAT EXPERINCE HERE, CULTURE OF THE NYC IS AMAZING . SUMMER TIME IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT NY. BROOKLYN BRIDGE , EMPIRE STATE OF BUILDING , STATUE OF LIBERTY.... GREAT SIGHTSEEING

Disliked: NOUP

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


25 Aug 2015

Customer Travel Tip: Get the city pass. Saves a lot of money.

Liked: So much to see and do. Never a dull moment.

Disliked: Beware of tourist traps.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
82% Avg. rating


24 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Shopping Sightseeing & culture Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Its very expensive!

Liked: The multi cultural aspects of the city. I loved Central Park

Disliked: Its busy and expensive

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


23 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: book ahead of time to see statue of liberty.

Liked: lower manhattan, central park, time square

Disliked: empire state building was boring.

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88% Avg. city rating Rated by 3207 customers

Activities / excursions 94%

Restaurants / eating out 88%

Shopping 91%

Chilling out / relaxing 77%

Getting around / public transport 91%

Sightseeing 95%

Culture 92%

Nightlife / partying 88%

Value for money 73%

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