82% of the population speak English.
The remaining speak Spanish, other Indo-European languages, Asian, Pacific Island languages and other.
Eastern Standard time (GMT - 5)
Central time (GMT - 6)
Mountain Time (GMT - 7)
Pacific Time (GMT - 8)
Hawaiian Time (GMT – 10)
Alaskan Time (GMT – 9)
In a New York bar, you'll spend between $5-$8 on a bottle of beer while in other cities it could be around $3.50.
*Remember that you need to be 21 to drink in the USA.
Lunch from a cheap café or food truck can be between $5 and $9, while dinner in a restaurant would be nearer $25 to $60 per person.
Taxis and rideshare apps can be expensive in the States. You will find with most city cabs that they run on meters. Budget travelers should use cheaper buses or subway transport.
Travel on buses and subways will cost between $2 to $3. Car rentals are available from $30 a day and we have campervans from $40!
Dorm beds in hostels cost between $25 and $40. Budget motels would be around $60 to $80 for a double.
A double room in a 3 star hotel can be between $100 and $250.