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Make the most of your stay in New York by booking the best accommodation that suits you. New York City is a huge place so be sure to check all of your options before making any reservations.
As you might have already guessed, we think New York City is an absolute must when planning what US cities you want to visit as part of your Camp America adventure. However, as with any major city it can be quite overwhelming deciding on where to stay, where you're going to visit and budgeting. Planning well in advance and doing some research on your accommodation options will help you save time and money in NYC.
While it may seem necessary and attractive to stay in Manhattan, this isn't your only option! Although you may be closer to, Central Park, Times Square etc. that also means you'll be paying more. Travelling around New York is so easy with their subway system, you can stay in any of the surrounding areas and be in the thick of the action quick and easily. When looking for places to stay check out other areas, such as Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx and Long Island City. All of which will probably have cheaper options, for example check out The Paper Factory Hotel or Hotel Vetiver . That doesn't mean to say there can't be some good deals found in Manhattan, check out The Pod Hotel or Hostel International for cheaper options in a great location.
Whether you've travelled on your own before or this your first time, it's always good to get some tips from other people who have been to the places you're visiting. To help you with your accommodation search in NYC here are some useful sites that usually get good rates www.hotels.com, www.hotwire.com, www.priceline.com.
It might seem very obvious but booking early for accommodation in NYC really makes a difference! There are so many options but there are also a lot of people visiting, so make sure you get the cheapest rooms at the best places by booking in advance.
Hotels can be pretty expensive in NYC, especially if leaving it until quite late to book. Don't be put off by hostels as they're often your best option when on a budget and there are a lot that are centrally located for all your sightseeing.
Travelling in groups is always a good way to get the most out of New York but also a great way to save money, think about getting a few mates together and all crashing in one or two rooms!