New York City is a prominent travel destination for corporate travelers. This city is dynamic and is known for being profitable. It houses one of world financial centers and also a business hub for the entertainment and publishing industry. It comes as no surprise that New York features three airports, (EWR) Newark Liberty International Airport, J. F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA). Corporate travelers may need to travel frequently and may also have flown to all these three New York airports. The JFK in the US is the major international gateway and it helps the corporate travelers flying from and to through this airport.
JFK is the largest airport in New York and is located 25km in Queens from Manhattan. This is the busiest business travel hubs and operating six terminals. The runways are demolished and redeveloped, if required and thus may cause slight delays during such times, yet measures are taken to reduce delays. There are over 90 airlines departing from JFK and the corporate travelers also can travel in non-stop flights that go over 100 international destinations and may be highly convenient for business trips. This airport is susceptible to weather delays and so corporate travelers are advised to be prepared for thunderstorms in summer and snow, icing in the winters to cause delays. The June and November months have high risk of hurricanes.
Above all, remember the TSA rules that has high security checkpoints. So, take a book with you or keep something to stay busy. You are sure to spend a big time in the security checks. So, it is best to arrive early. Corporate travelers in most terminals will get Wi-Fi available for free. There are designated food courts and work stations. You can use wifi for 30 minutes for free or pay as you go and there is wifi for unlimited access as well. The airport has currency exchange options, ATMs, a rental phone shop and many dining options at the terminals.
Traveling is stress free as there is AirTrain available from the Airport. It helps avoiding traffic jams and is also connected LIRR Long Island Railroad. This journey takes an hour. In fact the AirTrain operates round the clock. Within the airport you can access easily the hotel shuttle, car rental services and parking lots. Trains depart at peak times every 7 minutes and in every 15 minutes in off-peak times. Traveling within the airport is free. Traveling outside is subjected to a fee. On the JFK Airport, you can use MetroCard, a public transport network of New York. This card is idea to travel via local trains, subway or buses. Taking a taxi is also a good alternative.
Shared-ride shuttle services also are great cheaper options for corporate travelers. Remember to tip around 20% of the cost appropriately. An express bus is available for a nominal fee from Penn Station, with buses in every half hour. There are many car rental agencies and corporate travelers can choose from the rental companies such as Dollar, Thrifty, Advantage, Hertz, Budget, Enterprise, Avis and National. The best way to Newark Airport from JFK Airport is the AirTrain. However, if you have to go to LaGuardia, take advantage of the shuttle bus service. There is free route A that runs between 10-15 minutes or route B also running in the same intervals.
Corporate traveler’s hotel booking is also convenient as there are budget to luxury suites of motels and hotels. There is telephone services located for the hotel courtesy shuttles in the airport terminals arrival areas. The experience corporate traveler may manage using this as a guide.