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Airport & Travel
NY Airport, Flight, & Transportation
Other Transportation Systems
NY Airport Ground Transportation
Traveling to Italy/Europe
Calling Abroad
Currency Converters & Calculators

Passport & Visa Services
Travel Insurance
Maps & Guides
Housing in Florence
Translation Services
Booking Your Flight Online
Railroad Passes Abroad

Airport & Travel Information

Before traveling, stay updated on travel warnings, airport security and public announcements.

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

US Department of State Travel Warnings

US Department of State Public Announcements

New York Airport, Flight, & Transportation

See below for detailedinformation about the airports in the New York/New Jersey area.

John F. Kennedy



For live tracking information on flights visit

Other Transportation Systems


Path Rail


World Trade Center Transportation Hub

Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

New Jersey Transit

New York Airport Ground Transportation
Below are some options for transportation to and from airports within the New York area.

Super Shuttle
Airlink New York City
New York Airport Service
Taxi from JFK
Taxi from LaGuardia
Taxi from Newark

Traveling to Italy/Europe
Italian Airports and Connections
Moneto's Guide to Europe
1800 Europe

Calling Abroad is an excellent tool to help you with the process of making international calls. Time zones and additional information is also available. For country calling code information, visit

Currency Converters & Calculators
OANDA Currency Converter Metric Conversions
XE Currency Converter Calendar Calculator
The Euro

Passport & Visa Services
U.S. Department of StatePassport Agency
Greater New York Federal Building
376 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014-3621
Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30-3:00pm by appointment only
You can make an appointment by calling 1-877-487-2778

Passports and Visas
5775 Blue Lagoon Drive
Suite 100
Miami, FL 33126
(305) 264-5933
(800) 860-8610
(305) 264-5997

Rush Passport & Visas
39 W. 32nd Street
Suite 1202
New York, NY 10001
(212) 244-8948 (office)
(212) 244-8947 (fax)

Find a consulate

Travel Insurance
STA Travel
30 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10003
(212) 473-6100

The International Student ID & Insurance Card with added Health Insurance (plus student travel discounts)

Trip Plus
The no worries travel card

Insure My

Maps & Guides travel)
Google Maps UK Street Map
Metro Guide Map Quest
Map of Florence


Housing in Florence

Hotels & Bed and Breakfasts

Rooms & Apartments
Apartments In
Easy Stanza(Find an apartment/room)
Florence and Abroad
Lodging in Florence
Rooms in Florence

Preferred Agencies

Florence & Abroad
Via San Zanobi, 58
50123 Firenze
+39 (055) 487-004 (tel)
+39 (055) 490-143 (tel)

Milligan & Milligan
Via degli Alfani 60
50121 Firenze
+39 (055) 274-1600

Housing in
Firenze Immobiliare L. Iandelli
Piazza Salvemini, 7
50122 Florence
+39 (055) 240-612 (tel)
+39 (349) 640-6685 (cell)
Part of Lodging & Estates
Via della Fonderia 14
50142 Firenze
+39 (055) 463-0638 (tel)
+39 (055) 463-4609 (fax)

Translation Services
Eriksen Translations Inc.
32 Court Street, 20th Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11201
(718) 802-9010 (phone)
(718) 802-0041 (fax)

Booking Your Flight Online
Student Travel Agencies
STA Travel(flexible date tickets)
Student Universe

Online Travel Resources
Economy Travel
Fare Compare
Jet Blue
Sky Auction
Yahoo Travel

Rail Passes Abroad travel throughout Europe)
Rail Europe
Youth Rail Passes

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