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


01 May 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: have a good metro map of New York and pay attention what the driver tells you, otherwise you could end up in a different metro line

Liked: huge city with much much more to see

Disliked: nothing special

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • 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 - 100%
91% Avg. rating


01 May 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

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

Customer Travel Tip: Don't forget your walking shoes!

Liked: Shopping, sightseeing, nightlife

Disliked: No

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


01 May 2012

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Customer Travel Tip: Book on line for the empire state building tour, will save you tiem, and also book the day before for the memoriaL 9/11 site will save you time, plus utilise the free Stratten ferry for a look at the Staqure of liberty.

Liked: Numerous attractions, easy to get around

Disliked: Did a bust tour which included a meal in Little Itlay, felt ripped off at the reastaurant, with a very expensive basic wine and coffee costing a fortune.

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


30 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Shopping Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: shopping

Liked: excellent

Disliked: nothing

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


29 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Bring comfortable shoes.

Liked: It's a huge, buzzy metropolis.

Disliked: There's not much quiet green space.

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


29 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Visit Coney Island as the beach there is nice. I was there at the end of April so it was not so warm, but I can imagine how great it can be in the summer when it`s hot. Also, you might do some exhibitions which are not mentioned in the typical tour guides, e.g. The Bodies exhibition or Dialog in the dark!

Liked: Vast opportunities for sightseeing and culture!

Disliked: It can get a bit noisy and crowded in the streets, but I guess this is true for every bigger city.

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


29 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Pack your most comfortable shoes, and see the city.

Liked: Everything.

Disliked: Nothing.

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


29 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: it is all awesome

Liked: It's New York F***ing city!

Disliked: nothing

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


27 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: stay at a cheap hostel, as everything gets pretty expensive

Liked: The culture, the people, the architecture

Disliked: The prices

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


27 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

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

Customer Travel Tip: the rock, guggenheim, highline parc

Liked: very good public transport

Disliked: very expensive accomodation

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


26 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

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

Customer Travel Tip: the 230th bar where you can have a drink while having a great sight of manhattan from the top i like it :)

Liked: the city is amazing, huge and endlessly offering all activities for all tastes people were cool, the sites to visit were very interesting, shoppping is great in there......

Disliked: The weather was not very helpful, hostelling is not very abordable, it's quite an expensive city

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


26 Apr 2012

Customer Travel Tip: It depends on what you like.

Liked: That there's something for everybody.

Disliked: It's expensive!

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


25 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Aprovechar los carritos que venden comida en las calles de la ciudad.

Liked: Central Park, los museos y los teatros.

Disliked: La gente de información turística podría ser un poco más amable y hablar diferentes idiomas.

96% 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 - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


25 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Don't worry if you can't see everything at once. Every time I come to the city I experience something new, there's always a neighbourhood that I haven't been to.

Liked: museums, central park, shopping, sight seeing, food

Disliked: smelly, dirty, crowded

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


24 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Customer Travel Tip: Don't just do 'touristy' things. Ask a local about where to eat, fun events, etc. Also, nyc.gov has inexpensive things to do. Many hostels find free and fun things to do for their guests.

Liked: Come on. It's New York.

Disliked: Too expensive.

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


24 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

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

Customer Travel Tip: Get a pocket guide! with a little map of the train lines and the city so easy to get lost!

Liked: The sightseeing, shopping , culture, nightlife- everything loved it!

Disliked: Obviously there where some bad parts which u just have to stay away from and the train stations are dirty..

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


24 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Shopping

Customer Travel Tip: Go to rooftop bars

Liked: everything

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


24 Apr 2012

Customer Travel Tip: Stay away from the Hostel called "Jazz on Amsterdam Ave - New York City, USA." They emailed me the day I was set to arrive and said the city had shut them for putting too many people in their dorm rooms. Because they waited until moments before my arrival to cancel my reservation, I was stuck paying $200/night for a hotel room.

Liked: Very clean and beautiful for a large city.

Disliked: Got screwed by a hostel I booked on airbnb.com. They emailed me the day I was set to arrive and said the city had shut them for putting too many people in their dorm rooms. Because they waited until moments before my arrival to cancel my reservation, I was stuck paying $200/night for a hotel room. Everything cheaper was sold out by the time they canceled my reservation.

51% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 80%
51% Avg. rating


23 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Customer Travel Tip: Buy cheaper souvernis among 34th and 40th street ner 5th avenue.

Liked: Sightseeings

Disliked: Weather and food

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


21 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: go stroll around in brooklyn, for shopping (mostly vintage) and going out

Liked: museums, culture, vintage-shopping

Disliked: well, everything is quit expensive...

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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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