General Information New York Trip Planner Our New York travel guide includes all the necessary information on New York City so that you can plan your trip and enjoy your holidays to the maximum. Travel advice Read about all the documents, passport and visas you need to travel to New York and the rest of the States depending on the country you're from. Read more Health insurance Find out about the health care system in the States and about health insurance. Make sure you are covered before traveling to New York. Read more Currency The official currency of the United States is the American dollar. Find out about the exchange rate and the best places to exchange dollars. Read more Prices Prices in New York City, beside hotels, are not too expensive. Find out how much different things cost in The City and plan your budget accordingly. Read more Climate Read about the weather averages of New York by season and find out when the best time to travel is and what to pack in your suitcase. Read more Public holidays If you’re planning to visit New York during one of its public holidays, you’ll be able to enjoy a unique atmosphere in the city. Read more Getting around Getting around New York City is very straight forward, since all streets and avenues are numbered. Even if it is the first time you visit the city, you won't need a map. Read more Traveling with a disability The US is one of the most committed countries with people with disabilities, and New York is a city well prepared for physically challenged people. Read more You may also be interested in General Information Plan your trip to New York once you have read about the city, its history, cultural events, top sites, boroughs and neighborhoods. Travel advice Discover what documents you need to travel to the United States and New York depending on where you are from.