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New to Vegas?? Here are a few tips and hacks we've picked up along the way...

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

Valet Full???

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)

  • Free nights

  • Meals

  • Shows

3 - Use your social media! ( ALOT)

Promoters are out all day scouting for the evenings VIP guest

Tag and mention everything !!!!

  • Hashtags #vegas

  • 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

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

7- Delano

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

  • Flowers

  • Licences

  • Limo to town hall

  • Wedding

  • Photos

  • Witnesses

  • Champagne

3 - Hot air balloon over the Canyon (over 6’s)

4 - Madam Tussauds

5 - Dig this - over 14’s

Bulldozer tour/experience

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

Neon Museum


Hello Kitty cafe

Discovery children's museum

Marvel Avengers Station

AdventureDome at Circus|Circus

Hershey's Chocolate World - New York New York

Rainforest Cafe

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!

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