- Currency: US Dollar ($)
- Capital city: Washington DC
- Language: English
- Time difference: New York is five hours behind the UK; Los Angeles is eight hours behind the UK
- Average flight time: Around eight hours to New York, 11 hours to Los Angeles
- International phone code: +1
- Emergency services number: 911
- Public holidays: New Year’s Day (January 1), Martin Luther King Jr Day (third Monday in January), Presidents’ Day (third Monday in February), Memorial Day (last Monday in May), Independence Day (July 4), Labor Day (first Monday in September), Columbus Day (second Monday in October), Veterans’ Day (November 11), Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday in November), Christmas Day (December 25), plus a federal government holiday in presidential-election years on the first Tuesday in November (Election Day).
- Link to FCO travel advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/usa
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