New York! New York! The Big Apple on A Small Budget

New York is one of the most amazing cities in the world and, naturally, is often among the top destinations of travelers.  This city has everything from world-renowned museums and iconic sites to classy restaurants and astonishing theater productions.  Most think that spending a vacation in this bustling city is very costly but there are actually ways you can cut down on expenses but still enjoy the wonderful attractions New York has to offer.

Avail of broadway show packages.  Your trip to New York would not be complete without watching a Broadway show. If watching a Broadway musical or play is your primary reason for going to the Big Apple, you should consider getting a broadway theater package that includes hotel accommodations and tickets to Broadway or off-Broadway shows.

Get a New York CityPASS.  This ticket booklet would save you up to $73 in admission prices to New York’s six must-see attractions.   One CityPASS booklet includes admission tickets to the Empire State Building Observatory, the American Museum of Natural History, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Top of the Rock or Guggenheim Museum, and Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island or Circle Line Cruises.

Find Cheap Eats.  If you’re looking for cheap eats, steer away from Midtown and head to Chinatown, Jackson Heights or Flushing.  There are plenty of fixed-price lunches in these areas.  Also, tipping is mandatory in some restaurants so to save on 15-20% tips, you may want to stick to self-service restaurants.

The Food and Travel Buff

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