1 - Always tip first! - It works!
Restaurants - Looking for super service and the best table?? Yip your waiter on the way in. This applies in bars as well
Tip the desk and as if by magic a spare parking space is likely to become available
2 - Get a Las Vegas Players Card - Accumulate points (loyalty card)
3 - Use your social media! ( ALOT)
Promoters are out all day scouting for the evenings VIP guest
Tag and mention everything !!!!
Free entry, drinks, room upgrades, pool party passes.
Girls .....Dress to impress on the day! You’ll be pulled out for VIP access to clubs / events for the evening - (works for girls only! - sorry guys!)
4 - Don’t overpack - There’s a rent the runway shop in Vegas
If any of you followed our world trip you'll have seen me speak constantly about dress rental.
Visit Rent the Runway on the second level of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas at 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. S. You can walk right in or book an appointment online at www.renttherunway.com.
One thing to know - Drinking strict 21’s - ID everywhere
Staying in Vegas ?
Over 150,00 hotel rooms. It would take one person 300 years to stay in each one - there’s so much choice!
1st timers want to stay on the strip
Note - Prices differ dramatically - Weekends $300 / Same room Sunday-Monday $60!
Also check for conventions/fight nights - Prices go up, so avoid!
Note - Resort tax charged at hotel extra. Hidden cost paid on checkout. Range from $25-$50 per night.
Some resort fees can be more than the hotel however if you're part of a loyalty program you can get away without paying these fees
Hilton Honours & World of Hyatt - Waiver resort fees
Also look at the Hilton Hhonors Amex cards which waiver the costs
FYI ....Resort fees aren’t legally required - You can call the manager and they will 9/10 waiver them.
Hotels - My tried and tested
1 - The Wynn/The Encore
2 - Venetian /Pallazo
3 - Bellagio
4 - MGM
5 - Cosmopolitan
6 - Aria
8 - Wyndham Grand
9 - Planet Hollywood
10 - Palms - Playboy suite - $40,000 per night
Look for hotels within hotels.
Nobu in Caesars (My Fave)
Nobu room service with access to Caesars amenities.
More Things to do
1 - Pool parties - 2021 - Over 21’s
1 - Wet republic - MGM
2 - Marquee - Cosmopolitan
3 - Encore beach - Encore
4 - Liquid - Aria
5 - Stadium Swim - Circa
2 - Get Married ….. (I did!)
It is legal! In the state of Nevada - No pre wedding registration needed. The hotel will arrange everything for you
Town Hall licence
Packages start £424 per couple - Little chapel
Our - $5000
Limo to town hall
3 - Hot air balloon over the Canyon (over 6’s)
4 - Madam Tussauds
5 - Dig this - over 14’s
6 - Indoor skydiving (From 4+)
7 - Pole position raceway - Go Karting - 6+ above
8 - Las Vegas Mini Grand Prix
9 - Ride a gondola at The Venetian
10 - Vegas Monorail - Ride pass - 7 stops (SLS > MGM) Restaurants, shops, Clubs, Spas - Run until 3am
11 - Big Bus tour - £32
12 - Grand Canyon helicopter - £233
Red rock 20 mins drive - free
13 - Hoover dam + lunch - £58
14 - High Roller Observation hotel - £15
15 - Horse riding + BBQ (Sunset) - £140
16 - Fly Linq Zip Wire - Over 6’s - £19
17 - Do a day trip to LA/Hollywood - £190
Kids in vegas Do not rule families out! - Vegas “is” Child friendly
Travelling with kids??? Check these places out below
Hello Kitty cafe
Discovery children's museum
Marvel Avengers Station
AdventureDome at Circus|Circus
Hershey's Chocolate World - New York New York
Game works - Over 200 games orientated themes
Animal lovers - Mirage - Secret Garden + Dolphin Habitat, Mandalay Bay - Shark Reef
1 - Get a go City Pass - Want to bag 75% off Attractions . ( buy now )
The Go Las Vegas Explorer Pass gives you an easy and affordable way to experience the best of Sin City. Good for 60 days after your first use, this multi-attraction city pass provides admission to your choice of two, three, four, five or seven attractions all for one low price. Select from over popular experiences, including the High Roller at the LINQ, Madame Tussauds, Hoover Dam Tour, a hop-on hop-off bus tour and much more . Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes are valid for two years from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for 60 days and/or the remaining number of attraction choices purchased. Choose two, three, four, five or seven attractions from more than 40 options, such as the High Roller at the LINQ, Madame Tussauds or Hoover Dam Tour Visit Las Vegas at your own pace- no need to preselect attractions you can choose as you go Make use of the skip-the-line access at certain venues Enjoy direct entry to attractions with your saved digital pass – no voucher redemption required Save up to 75% off compared to general admission prices- the more you see , the more you save
2 - Free drinks - while gambling you get free drinks -
Yes while spending money in the casinos the hotel will fuel you with free drinks ... Head to the penny slots and top up before you hit the clubs
3 - Use lyft or Uber to navigate the city ... TIP ....Know your route, they’re cheeky and will take tourists the " long way round ". google the quickest route first.
4 - $20 dollar trick
Does it work??????The answer is YES!
When checking in, slip the receptionist a 20 Dollar bill with your credit card.
Ask for an upgrade while doing it. If no upgrade is available , they just hand it back - general rule!