Travel & Logistics


Travel to New York from Germany would take you to the following airports:



LGA (domestic & Canada connections)


Besides the typical searches on AirBnB, WG- here are some New York specific student housing options:

Kolping New York (choose the one in Manhattan not in Bronx)

Webster Apartments called Found

Outpost-Club (one bad review from a previous intern)

International House

92 Y Residences

EHS Housing

The Local Stay

Phone Companies

Check out shops like BestBuy, Target, Walmart, Barnes & Noble, etc. for Prepaid Sim Card options. Some company names are below (not full list of companies):

New York General Guide

  • Credit / Debit Cards (Visa, Mastercard) / Cash
  • Public Transport: Subway / Bus / Ferries
  • Neighborhood Guide (use it to understand neighborhoods of New York City. The rental prices would not apply unless you are planning to sign a year’s lease.)
  • Insurance: Healthcare / Emergency Hospitals / Urgent Cares
  • Medicine / Prescriptions
  • Grocery Stores
  • Electricity / Adapters
  • Scans / Copies of Important Documents

Airport Logistics

JFK to Freehand Hotel

EWR to Freehand Hotel

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