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LAGUARDIA AIRPORT EXPECTING INCREASED HOLIDAY PASSENGER VOLUME DURING SPRING BREAK; FREE MTA Q70 LGA LINK BUS WILL BE AVAILABLE AND TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO LEAVE EXTRA TIME TO AND FROM AIRPORT

Date: Mar 28, 2018
Press Release Number: 58-2018

From March 29 through April 7, free bus service on MTA Q70 will be available; On-airport parking areas will feature promotional rate of $39 a day, with one hour of free parking in all LGA garages and surface lots, including the New Terminal B Garage

With more than 825,000 passengers expected to travel through LaGuardia Airport during the March 29 to April 7 spring break, the Port Authority and MTA are providing free Q70 LGA Link bus service. Travelers during this busy period also are urged to leave plenty of time to reach the airport and consider using mass transit.

Starting Thursday, March 29, through Monday, April 7, service will be free on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Q70 Select Bus Service, which provides non-stop service linking to LaGuardia’s Terminals B, C and D, with New York City subway and Long Island Railroad transit hubs in Jackson Heights and Woodside, Queens.

During the holiday period, the airport is offering one-hour free parking and a maximum promotional rate of $39 at all parking lots daily, including the new Terminal B Garage that features more than 2,400 parking spots reserved for personal vehicles, including those providing easier access for people with disabilities.

Customers can pre-book parking at a discounted rate using https://parking.laguardiaairport.com/book/LGA/Parking.

Customers also can get directions to the airport and find customer assistance contact information at www.laguardiaairport.com. Currently, there are Pay-On-Foot stations located on levels 1, 2, & 4 to accept payment or payment can be made by pre-booking a reservation on the LaGuardia Airport website.

The M60 Select Bus Service will continue to provide service from Manhattan to Terminal A on its route for both pick-ups and drop-offs, while continuing its current service to Terminals B, C and D.

Travelers are urged to contact their carriers on flight status and access updated traffic information prior to leaving for the airport, while allowing extra time to get to and from the airport. Airport traffic conditions are regularly updated and communicated via @LGAairport on Twitter and LaGuardiaAirport.com. Additional tips for passengers and motorists can be found on the airport’s website at http://laguardiaairport.com/#/at-airport/tips.

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