Official currency of USA is the American Dollar (USD) $
There are 100 cents in an American Dollar.
Dollar Coins: $1
Cent Coins: 1, 5 (nickel), 10 (dime), 25 (quarter), 50
Dollar Notes: $1, $5,
Visa, MasterCard and American Express are all widely accepted in New York for Shopping, restaurants, Hotel bills, etc.
You can change cash at Banks or various money changing shops in New York
There are many ATM machines in New York, which may be cheaper to withdraw money using your debit or credit card, but this depends on your individual bank charges!!
BANKS OPENING TIMES
Generally 09:00 - 15:00/16:00 (Mon - Fri)
(Some now open Saturday mornings)
Restaurants:15% - 20%
Taxis: 15% - 20% .
Bars: $1 a drink
Chambermaid: $2 a day
Room service waiter 10%
Porter at hotel: $1