Bharti AXA TRAVEL INSURANCE Travel Guide to New York About the Location (the city and places to visit) Indian Embassy in New York Consulate General of India New York 3 East 64th Street, New York, NY 10065 Contact Number: 917-815-7066 Visa Process for Indian Visitors to New York The following documents are required to get a visa to New York, USA Original passport valid for six months from the date of arrival in the USA Confirmed air tickets and bank related documents Print of interview appointment letter and all old passports ID proof and tax documents of the previous year Travel course and passport size photograph A stamp of visa application centre on the application page for confirmation Tourists keen to explore the urban lifestyle of the USA should head straight to its epicentre – New York. The place has pretty much everything to offer you a quirky city time. There are plenty of things to do in New York like visiting the old-world cafes, diners, bars, shopping, exploring architectural treasures and town streets full of buzz, even at night. New York is a trendsetter of sorts, given its packed view of streets and the abuzz. It is an urban crossover delight for people heading further down the east coast of the US. The places to visit in New York include The Statue of Liberty, Times Square, the World Trade Centre site, and more. The vivid memories of WTC can be seen at the 9/11 national memorial and museum. Other famous places in New York include the Central Park in Manhattan. It is perfect for a scenic walkthrough in the morning or for spending time with the kids during the park activities. The Metropolitan Museum of Art is an insight into the broad world of 5000 years of the US art creatives and is one of the famous places in New York. For a city gape, reach the top of the Rock Observation Deck. Located up on the 70th floor of 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the observation offers a 360-degree panoramic view. The height of the deck is around 850 feet, and the elevator will take you to the 67th, 69th and 70th deck floors. It operates until the midnight. After the city tour, if there is still time, try more things to do in New York and visit the famous Chinatown - a shopper’s and a foodie paradise with Buddhist Temples and hot noodles stir. There is always fishmonger action surrounding the tourists. At a walking distance, there is Nolita in Manhattan for the visitors with crafted taste in fashion, a must in the list of New York city points of interest. How to Reach (All Locations) To reach the Times Square, there is a cruise journey. Tourist can also use the city pass to reach from Manhattan. Trains are connected from the Statue of Liberty to every city point, much in practice. For the Statue of Liberty and its accompanist Ellis Island, there are boats to take you to the Liberty Island. Use the city train to reach the Rockefeller Plaza. Board the city’s bus, subway and ferry network to visit the World Trade Centre. Use an NYC taxi to lodge in Manhattan. There are local yellow taxis available to navigate through the city quickly. Best time to Visit (seasons, events) – We plan to integrate the Local weather widget here Visit New York City from April to June to enjoy the springtime. The weather is on the warmer side, but the rains are unpredictable. From September to November, the climate is mild, and around this time, the city is not as overwhelming. An off-season visit can be done from January to March. It is mostly from June to August, when most of the town action happens. It is like a summer town party at this time. To enjoy the blissful Christmas heritage of New York, visit the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting, tentatively scheduled in November or December of each year. It has been conducted for 80 years now. What to Pack? (as per season, event) During the summers, it is essential to include a pair of shorts, sports jacket, denim or vest for the changing weather, t-shirts, jeans, full-sleeves t-shirt, or a sweatshirt and a fleece. Include a backpack and a reliable pair of sneaker shoes to walk the tour. For a Broadway show, theatre or Opera, a nice outfit is all you need to dress up. The bars and eateries have a casual dress code. The winters can be severe and harsh, so for tourists in November onwards; it is crucial to carry a woollen headscarf, winter gloves, winter clothes preferably with an insulated hood, thermals, high-neck sweaters, comfortable boots and thick dress pants or jeans. Top Delicacies The culinary fashion in New York has many gastronomical inventions. First on the list is the cheesecake. This creamy delicacy has a base in the city’s colonial past. There is a unique Jewish cheesecake recipe as well. On the other side of the course, on the table is the New York special – Lobster Newberg. It is a perfect make of lobsters floating in cream, the brandy-Cognac, the Spanish wine-Sherry, and the hot chilli pepper-cayenne pepper. There is General Tso’s Chicken – the stir-fry crumbed chicken mixed in the thick sweet sauce. To do a different chicken taste, there is fried chicken and waffles, a perfect later supper or an early morning breakfast. The New York Hamburger is a delicacy with a perfect meat plug of your choice. The coal oven pizza is a masterpiece of textured thin crust blend on the wood or the burnt oven. Indian Restaurants in New York Malai Marke Located at:318 E 6th St, New York City, NY 10003-8709 Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian-friendly Contact No.:+1 212-777-7729 Indian Tanpura Located at:564 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024, USA Cuisine: Indian Contact No.:+1 212-721-8700 Babuji Located at: 22 E 13th St, New York, NY 10003, USA Cuisine: Indian curry, Street food Contact No.: +1 212-951-1082 Shopping List Essentials New York appears like a big, wide-spaced outdoor mall. There are significant retailers, indie-boutiques, traditional departmental stores, and the big-wigs like Bergdorf's, downtown Saks, and experiential stores like Dover Street. Buy accessories or fine-jewellery, visit the Gucci’s or Saint Laurent and try the shoe department at the Saks. There is an assorted selection of fashion, home, beauty products and the silhouette. Healthcare Centers The health insurance is a must for all the travellers around the world as this not only covers the cost of your medical emergencies, it also takes care to provide you the best and nearest healthcare centre around your location. Seek for the below health care centers during emergency while in New York. Jacobi – for physician help, pediatric care and vaccinations Travelhealth.net – An established referral centre for treating travel-related illness Mount Sinai – For physician care and specialist treatment NYU Langone Orthopedic Center – A centre to treat any injuries or ailments that affect your muscles, bones, and joints Currency Use Travelex Currency Services in Times Square, New York. You can save time from lengthy queues and need not worry about the language barrier here. Basics of Local Communication Americans have a heavy English accent, and it needs to be understood clearly. So, always try and be patient for effective communication. Also, try and speak to them in their accent. You can do this by listening to audio on their basic conversational phrases and by extending a friendly hand. It is never wise to sound silly in the U.S. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Planning on an international trip? Take a look at our FAQ section that resolves commonly-asked queries on travel insurance. How do I benefit with Travel Insurance? Overseas travel insurance protects you when you are travelling in a foreign land. The insurance covers the expenses incurred during events like flight cancellation, illness, injury, misplaced baggage, loss of passport, etc. There would be financial reimbursement offered to cover the financial risk. Are Children and Senior citizens covered? Children from the age group of 3 months are covered.Senior citizens are also covered, with maximum entry age restricted to 85 years.For buying a policy covering people above 60 years of age kindly contact our representative at 080- 49010200. 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