*Return fares per person, including taxes, excluding a US$ 4.99 booking fee.

Flights New York (JFK) - Taipei (TPE) with EVA Air

About the flight

Flights New York (JFK) - Taipei (TPE) with EVA Air depart from JFK - John F. Kennedy International Airport and arrives at TPE - Taoyuan International Airport in Taipei. The flights New York (JFK) - Taipei (TPE) with Eva Air takes an average of 16 hours and seven minutes to land in Taipei. There are direct flights and Eva Air operate non-stop flights from New York to Taipei. Flights New York (JFK) - Taipei (TPE) with EVA Air cover a distance of 7,808 miles. Direct flights are the preferred way of getting to Taipei because passengers arrive quicker without long waits at stopover destinations. Eva Air operates direct flights from New York (JFK) to Taipei (TPE) that average two every day and around 14 flights per week. Eva Air has a fleet of mainly Boeing777-300 ER on the New York-Taipei route.

About the airline

Eva Air was established in 1989 by Evergreen Group Chairman Dr. Chang Yung Fa. It is committed to delivering quality service to all its customers and has a tradition of offering satisfaction to all who choose to fly with the airline. It is a subsidiary of the Evergreen group and it has a fleet of 26 aircraft consisting of the latest Airbus and Boeing planes. It is a Star Alliance member and connects to more than 75 destinations worldwide. Eva Air's main operating hub is located at Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan. Furthermore, Eva Air is a 5-star rated airline by international quality rating organization SKYTRAX, making it one of the best and safest airlines in the world. There are only eight 5-star airlines worldwide, cementing its place as a world-class carrier.

About the airports

Both JFK and TPE airports have lounges for passengers, depending on the class of ticket they have booked. Business and First-Class passengers have their own designated complimentary lounges with free WiFi and refreshments. Economy Class passengers can grab refreshments for a fee from some of the many restaurants in both airports. Extensive retail outlets are available in both airports.

Eva Air operates a frequent-flyer program known as the Infinity MileageLands Program for all passengers who fly with Eva Air. Various benefits come with using Eva Air, including free tickets. Passengers who become Infinity MileageLands members enjoy enhanced reservation procedures and are given priority in the airport. Furthermore, they get mileage accumulation which they can redeem and enjoy free services from Eva Air.

Transportation, transfers and car rental

Transportation to and from New York center can be done through a public transport system. There are airport metro buses that travelers can use to get to the John F Kennedy Airport. Also, there are taxis and online cabs that are readily available and usually provide a faster means to get to the airport. Parking is available for short and long-term use.

The TPE - Taoyuan International Airport in Taipei has a good transport system and car rental services are readily available to any part of the city. There is ample space for parking in the airport for those travelers with cars. Passengers can check-in through the website one hour before the scheduled flight departure time. Travelers are advised to check-in at the airport 30 minutes before departure.

Practical information

Travelers from the US do not need a visa on entry into Taipei if they are a short-term visitor (less than 90 days). Most international passports must be valid for the entire length of the stay, and proof of a return ticket or onward air ticket is also needed.

Taipei city in Taiwan has favorable weather and autumn is the best season to visit Taipei, mainly in December, where the weather is cooler, and visibility is better for sightseeing. During May and June, the weather is usually wet with occasional storms, making it not the best time to visit Taipei.

The time in Taipei is 13 hours ahead of New York City. The currency used in Taipei is the New Taiwan Dollar (NT), with a current exchange rate of 30 NT to 1 USD. Traffic in both New York and Taipei move along the right side of the road and travelers from New York should not find any challenge adapting to the traffic flow because it is similar in both cities.

Top travel tips

Top 3 things to do in Taipei (TPE)

Taipei is the capital city of Taiwan and home to both modern and traditional Taiwan culture that travelers can explore. Traveling by Eva Air to Taipei helps travelers get the best deal and in-flight amenities.

Visit the Soaring Taipei 101

The Taipei 101 is a magnificent building and offers impressive sights and views for travelers. Once in Taipei, travelers can visit the gorgeous city and enjoy views from this building. There are large collections of Chinese antiquities also on show for travelers to enjoy.

Visit the Taipei Story House

The Taipei Story House is rich with Taiwan's history and culture where travelers can learn the origin and historical background of the city and its people. Furthermore, the Taipei Story House is a good place to learn the Chinese influence and impact on the architecture and lives of the people of Taiwan.

Enjoy hiking trails in Qixing Mountain

The Qixing Mountain offers a good statuesque adventure that travelers can enjoy. It has a dormant volcano and hot springs that travelers can visit and offers a great way to relax in nature. There are lovely parks such as hill-top Zhishan Garden, 228 Peace Park and museums rich in Taiwan's past like the Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines. While still in Taipei, travelers can shop at the Ximending Shilin Night market.

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