List Of 200+ Hotels In New York City That Don’t Charge Resort Fees

If it’s not points and miles, or how someone was #bonvoyed, resort fees seem to be THE thing people are talking about when it comes to hotels.

You can use a website like ResortFeeChecker.com to find out whether or not a hotel you’ve picked charges a resort fee and, if so, how much.

But what if you’re going to be in a city but don’t have a specific hotel in mind and would just like a list of places that don’t charge resort fees so you can search that way, instead of searching for a resort fee for every place you consider?

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LaGuardia Airport Announces $15 Flat-Rate Rides From LGA to Manhattan & Brooklyn

Going between LaGuardia Airport and Manhattan is a pain. Granted, it’s easy to get from JFK to Manhattan using public transportation, and the same can be said about Newark International Airport. But LGA has no public transportation that will get you to the city in a simple or timely fashion.

LaGuardia is also in the middle of an $8 billion construction project that has made driving to/from the airport a nightmare. In fact, this past summer, during the height of vacation season, passengers have even been known to leave their cars and walk to the airport in order to get to their planes on time.

Well, LGA construction continues and the holiday season is another time of heavy airport use. To help ease some of the vehicle congestion, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (they’re the government agency that runs the airport) has announced a simple and cheap way to get rides from LGA.

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If You Let Your Guard Down, Even Seasoned New Yorkers Can Fall For A Scam

The more people that visit a city, the number of scams and scammers go up exponentially. Now, when I talk about scams here, I’m not talking about pickpockets or purse-snatchers, although there are those people out there as well. Here’s a list of six scams you need to watch out for when visiting New York City.

It’s no surprise that there are plenty of people in New York City whose job is to get you to part with a few of your vacation dollars. These scams aren’t criminal or illegal; instead, I’m talking about the people whose job it is to get you to spend your money with them or their company. Now, this is a scam because what they’re selling either isn’t what they promised or they’re selling something at a much higher price than you’d pay for it if you did it yourself.

Sure you got what they offered, even if it wasn’t what you thought it would be or finding out that you massively overpaid for what you received. Therefore, making these activities scams.

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Could This Finally Be The Fastest Way To Load A Plane?, Another Flight Infected With Measles, Classic Marriott Hotel Sold, & More!

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along.

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Ways To Avoid Baggage Fees, How To Get To The Gate Without A Ticket, Ways To Make A Disney Vacation Cheaper, How To NOT Drive A Plane, & More!

Happy Wednesday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along.

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