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FREE ATTRACTIONS

7.19% • 10 votes

WEATHER

3.60% • 5 votes

SHOPPING

9.35% • 13 votes

SHOWS

5.76% • 8 votes

FINE DINING

0.72% • 1 votes

BUFFETS

2.88% • 4 votes

WEATHER

4.32% • 6 votes

CASINOS

32.37% • 45 votes

VALUE FOR MONEY

18.71% • 26 votes

HOTELS

15.11% • 21 votes

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    • photome
    • By photome 31st Dec 11, 9:08 AM
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    Las Vegas guide and MSE thread 2012
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    Las Vegas guide and MSE thread 2012 31st Dec 11 at 9:08 AM
    LAS VEGAS

    .. is not like other places you might have been, where the Hotels are near to the attractions . in Vegas the Hotels are the attractions. most have a huge casino attached , but if you think thats all there is to the place , you are sorely mistaken



    This page cannot hope to cover everything , but hopefully should point you towards some good money saving tips
    How to get there



    Las Vegas is 5235 miles from London , with flight times in the region of 10 hours +

    you could book a package from pretty much any online or high street travel agent that would include flights and hotels. however this is a money saving site so we try to beat those prices by booking things separately .Thats not to say a package deal might not be a cheaper option . it's easy to work out if a deal you have been quoted is value for money . If the price of the package (X) is more than the price of the flight via the Airline (A) + the Price of the Resort ( or similar quality resort) listed in the deal links below (B) then why not save money and book things separately .

    so please before you post the question " is this a good deal ? " please work out the following is X>A+B ? . if you are booking in advance there might not be a deal for your hotel yet , but you should be able to get a reasonable idea of prices by looking at current deals, but be sure to factor in any holidays / sporting events / big conventions ect.

    only three airlines at the time of writing operate direct flights to Las Vegas . British Airways , Virgin and Thomas Cook


    Virgin fly everyday from Gatwick airport and twice weekly fromManchester from 2011 .however be warned this flight is poor quality IMO. the planes used (747's) are old , with cramped uncomfortable seats arranged in a bad configuration ,

    UPDATE
    Virgin Atlantic is to refurbish its fleet at Gatwick with new economy and premium seats and an updated entertainment system.
    The £100 million refit, which also includes its Boeing 747‑400 aircraft operating out of Manchester, is due to be completed by October 2012.
    The premium economy cabin will feature leather seats with a 38-inch pitch, dual-position footrest, lumbar support and adjustable headrest with wings.
    The newly fitted aircraft will also include the IFE touchscreen entertainment system, which allows users to watch a film at the same time as following the moving map on the handset.

    Extra leg room seats - if you would like more leg roomyou can purchase exit row seats at Gatwick airport on selected flights on the day of travel from between £50 and £75 one way depending on the route. Alternatively Virgin Atlantic is creating a number of Economy seats on its Gatwick fleet of aircraft with a larger seat pitch of 34 inches which will also be available to purchase at check in for only £30 one way.

    Upgrade at the airport - if you want to travel with more space and luxury why not upgrade at the airport to Premium Economy. Depending on your economy ticket type an upgrade can be purchased on the day of departure at the airport, prices start from £149 one way. Premium Economy offers passengers a leather seat with a seat pitch of 38 inches. Passengers travelling in Premium Economy benefit from many dedicated services including a dedicated check in, cabin crew and meal service along with priority boarding and luggage.

    Make sure you take the Quidco cashback available if you book with Virgin

    Thomas cook fly 2 times a week from Manchester. but only in the summer

    (a note about Thomas Cook flights , the baggage allowance is a very poor 15kg ( upgradeable to 20kg) , and some flights in June + July could see your flight stopping off at Belfast or Glasgow to pick passengers up , . prices for these flights used to get quite low when they used to fly before May , and you booked late .TIP: try searching for a holiday on the TC site , you get a option without hotel added on .

    Feedback regarding new British Airways direct flight .
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=2174765&page=252


    should you consider flying indirect there are many choices available , and far too many to cover here, but please be sure you know what you are letting yourself in for . flying times direct are 10 hours plus . you can probably add a few hours on top of that flying indirect .

    Getting a good fare is not straightforward . Factors that can see you getting that good fare are
    Flexibility
    be prepared to travel mid week not at the weekends like everyone else.
    Preparation
    look into you flight upto 11 months before you fly if you can.
    Time of year
    most Brits like to take holidays June till September .
    Research
    asking advice to regular posters on this site .
    Airline Sales and Offers
    airlines know when people start thinking about booking trips , keeping very regular tabs on the airlines websites for sales and fare reductions is a good idea. also some airlines offer reduced fares for frequent flyer's and members of there flying clubs.MSE members have found good fares by booking before Xmas for the following year , when Xmas is over lots of people start planning their holidays.
    Risk
    great fares can be had if you a prepared to wait till very close to your chosen dates with My travel .

    before booking you should check that you qualify for entry to the USA under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) . Also from January 2009 you will need to obtain a ESTA ( Electronic System for Travel Authorization ) to board a flight to the USA . you can find info on ESTA here . you can apply for one HERE
    TIP: Print off your ESTA approval and/or write your ESTA number in your Passport

    Dont forget insurance!

    ]http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/insurance/cheap-travel-insurance

    Where to stay

    The Strip is where most visitors tend to stay , a few casinos worth staying at are slightly off strip and usually have a free shuttle bus to and from the strip.the other main area is called Downtown, where the standard of accommodation is lower ( and cheaper ) than most of the strip.

    Great site for lots of hotel pics including room pics and reviews

    http://www.oyster.com/las-vegas/hotels/#


    if your a first time visitor you really should try to stay on the strip if your budget allows . you can then check out the other areas to see if you would consider them on a return visit.




    A common posted question on the old Las Vegas thread was "where is nice but reasonably priced ". It is a hard question to answer. none of the main strip hotels are likely to make it on to a " Hotels from Hell" show on ITV, but you do get what you pay for. a good starting place is to look at the following link

    http://www.vegas.com/resorts/

    anything with a Four star rating is unlikely to displease the Vast majority of people . but a fair few people will probably be happy with something in the Three star bracket and consider the hotel to be nice.



    A word of warning about using Tripadvisor to pick your hotel. there are nearly 300 hotels reviewed on the site meaning good hotels can end up way down the list in the 30's 40's and below . Also the site lists hotels that are in the Las Vegas area , but no where near the strip. South point for example is listed as 8th best reviewed hotel , and is on Las Vegas Boulevard but it is about a 15 min car ride to the heart of strip and is not walkable in any circumstances .

    The Hotels on the strip to be most wary about are unsurprisingly the cheapest. They are Circus Circus , The Stratosphere , The Rivera , The IP , Excalibur and,Hooters . post for some advice before booking

    There is no set price for the majority of hotel rooms . it's a myth that rooms are given away for next to nothing. rooms are priced on a supply and demand basis . if the hotel is selling rooms at a high price why discount? but if they are not then there is no money to be made from empty rooms.



    prices for your hotel room can vary day to day , let alone week to week. Normal Friday and Saturday night prices are always more expensive than normal weekday prices ( upto 3 times as expensive is not unusual) . other things that can have a big impact on the price you pay to stay at your preferred location are.

    Big sporting events
    Super bowl weekend in January for example or the Rodeo finals at the start of December, March Madness basketball which starts on the 15th in 2011.. also Big Boxing matches (beware the fight set for May 1st 13th 2010)

    Large Conventions
    Events like the The Consumer electronics show , can have 150,000 attending . here is a calendar to try to avoid large convention dates http://www.lasvegastourism.com/conventions_jan.htm

    National and Public Holidays 2012

    January 2New Years Day
    January 16Martin Luther King Day
    February 2Groundhog Day
    February 20Presidents Day
    April 16Emancipation Day
    May 13Mothers Day
    May 28Memorial Day
    June 17Fathers Day
    July 4Independence Day
    September 3Labor Day
    October 8Columbus Day
    November 12Veterans Day
    November 22Thanksgiving Day
    November 23Thanksgiving
    December 25Christmas Day

    also special events like Halloween etc can push prices up.



    Popular times
    a lot of this has to do with the weather . July and August are often disliked because of the intense heat. January and December are also quite months ( pools often close down in October till March ) . That said Las Vegas is a year round destination. Many consider the best months to visit as April, May , Sept , and October . Prices for UK flights in traditional UK holiday months of June to Early Sept always seem to much more expensive than April or May ( excluding bank holidays and Easter of course) , yet April and May are better times to visit . By not going in the Traditional UK holiday season , you could save a considerable amount of money on your flight, meaning more money to spend on your hotel.

    finding a good deal on a room usually only requires a small amount of searching. Booking through the Hotels direct has BIG advantages . first you are cutting out the middleman . second all of the hotels operate the same booking policy, that you only need to pay your first nights rate as a deposit and the deposit is 100% refundable if you cancel upto 72 hours before you stay. this is generally the rule with all hotel offers but there are exceptions . Some offers have recently have been NO REFUND offers and The Rivera charges a small cancellation fee at the time of writing. Be sure to check all terms and Conditions before you book to be sure .Offers can become available any time , but generally start appearing 12 weeks before your dates


    There are several websites that list offers and discounts for hotels. remember these sites simply list the deals that Casinos release so there is no need for a flashy website.Unless stated the offers usually take you to a direct booking with the Casino

    http://www.vegas-promotions.com/
    http://www.vegashotelhunt.com/
    http://casinotripreports.com/smf/index.php?topic=57.0
    http://www.vegasmessageboard.com/for...splay.php?f=13
    http://www.openvegas.com/vegas/forum...splay.php?f=17
    http://www.vegashotelspecial.com/
    http://www.harrahs.com/hot-deals/
    http://www.vegas-hotels-online.com/
    http://casinotripreports.com/smf/ind...3e&topic=57.90
    http://www.smartervegas.com/
    http://www.earlyvegas.com/promo_codes.html
    http://www.vegasuncovered.com/pages/special_offers.htm
    http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/trav...6400/?start=40
    http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/hotel...promos-35.html

    Also some hotels now have Facebook pages , that sometimes have deals on . see post 4

    please be careful about posting on these boards though as some are for the posting of deals only , not for questions on deals etc.


    also give the 3rd party sites a try , people sometimes get good prices .


    http://www.atlaschoice.com/new/
    http://www.netflights.com/
    http://www.cityandshow.com/
    http://www.travelrepublic.co.uk/
    http://www.hotels.com/


    don't forget Quidco if you use these


    some deals say they require you to be a member of the Players club to book. usually if you can book it without a players club ID, then they won't generally ask for it at check in.
    FAQ number 4 on the Fatwallet page (http://www.fatwallet.com/t/63/704925/10193203#m10193203) covers this subject well. but the important thing is NOT to bombard the hotel with phone calls and e mails about honoring the booking without a players club card. otherwise they might pull the offer ect ( or tip them off to very thing you are concerned about) . people on this thread have done these type of bookings without being signed up members .. no problem .you can of course join the club before checking in if you want . personally i would not worry , but don't be tempted to call the hotel if you book it and you are worried

    when you have found and booked a hotel , it's a good idea to keep checking the new offers as they come in on the various threads, as you might find a better deal for the same dates . If the better offer is for the same hotel , you can probably get the hotel to match the better price under your existing booking by calling them up ( don't forget to use the MSE International call checker !!) . Really good offers may not hang around if there is a lot of interest , so get in early if you see a new one thats a great deal .

    Moving hotels is also a good idea if you find great deals for different blocks of nights , and is not as much hassle as you might think.


    A recent and unwelcome addition to the cost of some hotels is the Resort Fee . a mandatory amount per room per night that covers the cost of things like Wi-fi or Gym access . full list of which hotels charge what and what for here . be sure too factor in this cost if applicable .
    Tip: Casino Gym's are something that are generally not free , so if you plan on making use of the Gym most days the resort fee might work out better value .

    Some people ask if it is better to find a hotel when you arrive , this is most defiantly not a good idea. besides the fact that you need to have your 1st nights stay booked up , to enter the USA under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) , simply showing up at a casino without a booking will almost certainly mean you being charged "Rack Rate " for a room , which is pretty much the most you can end up paying.

    Arrival


    McCarren Airport is right next to the strip . Shuttle Buses operate to all the main casinos . A Taxi is by far the most popular way to get to your hotel though. you can find a good estimate of the fare to your Hotel here http://vegas.taxiwiz.com/?lang=en
    TIP: instruct the Airport taxi driver to NOT take the tunnel



    Check in
    you can check in from the airport at some Casinos.
    when you check in the clerk will will assign you a room . some rooms of the same class are more desirable than others. Strip Views are always more sought after , as are corner rooms or rooms overlooking a casino attraction ( the Bellagio fountains for example) . also try to get a room that is not situated directly next to a elevator.you should try to do as much research on the rooms within your casino as possible to find out what to ask for
    Cash is King is Las Vegas.. the following sites give advice on how to try and obtain a upgrade or a better positioned room by tipping the check in clerk using The $20 Trick.This works more often than not , but you may find it harder to get a upgrade by doing this if you have a long stay, or if the hotel is fully booked .Also don't expect to get a Penthouse suite from a standard room booking , you will probably only get one or two steps up the luxury ladder

    http://www.frontdesktip.com/

    http://www.thetwentydollartrick.com/

    http://vegasuncovered.wordpress.com/2007/12/05/las-vegas-20-free-room-upgrade-trick/
    note: The MGM Grand is known to be a difficult place to use the $20 trick

    regardless of if you tip of not , if your not happy with the room , complain and get one you are happy with.
    Last edited by photome; 30-08-2012 at 7:06 AM.
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    • ferf1223
    • By ferf1223 25th Jan 12, 8:35 PM
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    some at Open Vegas have said the same thing on mlife...someone said that they overcomped last year so were pullling back...we never got much, but were getting one night free at MB with $25 freeplay each and we would have probably stayed our last 3 nights there next trip (paying for the 3rd)...but nothing...so we went with TI for 2 free nights, $110 freeplay and $70 cost for the 3rd night...tacked onto 5 nights free at Bally's and we're pleased.

    stoneman - I'm surprised with Mrs Stoneman's slot play that you guys don't get any comped nights at all at any CET casinos? Or is it just that you're not keen on the hotels they will offer?
    Does remembering a time that a certain degree of personal responsibility was more or less standard means that I am officially old?
    • ferf1223
    • By ferf1223 25th Jan 12, 8:38 PM
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    Triker (I think) posted about the jackpot party slot site,somebody won £43500 off a 40p stake yesterday,not bad for a Tuesday afternoon at the end of Jan!
    Originally posted by bubble113
    That is so cool! We have played there a big, not a huge amount, but have had a lot of play for our limited money...a couple of chaces at Jackpot Party too (never more than 1 star)...and hubby plays the freeplay quite a lot - very grateful to Triker for mentioning it.

    The chat kind of freaks me out though - some people sound absolutely desperate to win...someone said they won £3000 (one of the JPP prizes) on 21st December and lost it all back before Christmas! We were very OMG, that's just crazy.
    Does remembering a time that a certain degree of personal responsibility was more or less standard means that I am officially old?
  • luci
    There's a new gun range opening on 1 February

    Machine Gun Experience Opening: Machine Guns Vegas, the heavy-artillery range/ultralounge located just off the Strip, is now taking reservations for February 1 and beyond. The upscale attraction featured sixteen shooting lanes, sexy NRA-certified, ex-Air Force lady servers, and a designer boutique. Gun packages are themed, and include the "Mob Package," with a tommy gun, a 12-gauge shotgun, and pistol with silencer, or"Full Auto," featuring AKs, Uzis, M60s, and targets that apparently featuer Osama Bin Laden.
    • photome
    • By photome 26th Jan 12, 6:55 AM
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    There's a new gun range opening on 1 February
    Originally posted by luci

    heres the link

    http://machinegunsvegas.com/

    Doesnt appeal to me and it is so expensive but each to their own
    • stoneman
    • By stoneman 26th Jan 12, 7:43 AM
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    stoneman - I'm surprised with Mrs Stoneman's slot play that you guys don't get any comped nights at all at any CET casinos? Or is it just that you're not keen on the hotels they will offer?
    Originally posted by ferf1223
    We would stay somewhere for sure if it was free.
    We probably dont play enough in one place as we tend to move around a bit between PH, Bellagio, and Cosmo so 3 different slot clubs
    Last edited by stoneman; 26-01-2012 at 6:34 PM.
    The common law of business balance prohibits paying a little and getting a lot. If you deal with the lowest bidder, it is well to add something for the risk you run, and if you do that you will have enough to pay for something better.
  • WestHamDaz
    There's a new gun range opening on 1 February
    Originally posted by luci

    That looks quality, definately having some of this.

    • Froggitt
    • By Froggitt 26th Jan 12, 9:18 AM
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    heres the link

    http://machinegunsvegas.com/

    Doesnt appeal to me and it is so expensive but each to their own
    Originally posted by photome
    Why not create a "Things to do " section on page one eg

    Shooting
    The Gun Store, on Tropicana www.thegunstore.com
    Machine Guns Vegas http://machinegunsvegas.com/
    The other one recently mentionned....

    Skydiving
    Out of a plane www.
    In an air tunnell www.
    Off the Strat www.

    Driving
    Nascar tryout
    Scoot city
    Desert 4x4

    ....with everyone posting their suggestions for inclusion?
    illegitimi non carborundum
  • Porthorg
    Enterprise
    Does anyone know of any reputable car rental brokers that use Enterprise?
  • maddie67
    Hi everyone, my OH and I have just booked to go to Vegas in May this year to get married, we will be on a tight budget so any advice would be greatly appreciated.

    My OH is in the Armed Forces, does anyone know if many places offer discounts to British Military?
    • credit_crunch
    • By credit_crunch 26th Jan 12, 12:02 PM
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    Hi everyone, my OH and I have just booked to go to Vegas in May this year to get married, we will be on a tight budget so any advice would be greatly appreciated.

    My OH is in the Armed Forces, does anyone know if many places offer discounts to British Military?
    Originally posted by maddie67
    hi maddie
    i have been getting some vouchers from restaurant.com. there is an 80% code at the moment which is DATE.
    they are basically discount vouchers for various restaurants. So far I have Ocean bar & grill, stripburger, pink taco, BB Kings
    it will help save some money when eating out.
    load of advice on the first page. i have only been once before & would have been lost without this entire thread :-)
    • credit_crunch
    • By credit_crunch 26th Jan 12, 12:18 PM
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    $50.00 Mandalay Bay Resort - Strip Steak


    $25.00 Hash House A Go Go @ Imperial Palace


    $25.00 Tacos and Tequila


    $25.00 Stripburger


    $25.00 Hash House A Go Go @ Imperial Palace


    $25.00 Ocean One Bar & Grille (Located @ Miracle Mile Shops)


    50% OFF Ben & Jerry's Desert Passage


    $50.00 Pink Taco (located inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino)


    $25.00 Origin India


    $50.00 BB Kings Restaurant & Blues Club

    these are the vouchers I have for our honeymoon trip in Setpember. Dont think I will bother getting any more - unless anyone has any recommendations?
    We may get another stripburger one as we loved it there last time!
    • ferf1223
    • By ferf1223 26th Jan 12, 1:22 PM
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    We may get another stripburger one as we loved it there last time!
    Originally posted by credit_crunch
    Don't forget that you can only use one voucher per restaurant per month though...I've always assumed it's tied to the account they are purchased through (but don't know for sure)...but based on their T&Cs, if you used one...then went back a couple of days later to use another - they could knock it back (I assume when they call in the voucher number it would show that you had already used one recently so the 2nd would not be validated).

    That said, I'm not entirely certain that Stripburger actually call in their vouchers.

    I'm not sure how long your trip is, but that's a lot of r.com vouchers for one trip. Don't overload as you will likely not end up at every place you originally planned to - something else will take your fancy along the way...but at least they do not expire anymore.
    Does remembering a time that a certain degree of personal responsibility was more or less standard means that I am officially old?
    • credit_crunch
    • By credit_crunch 26th Jan 12, 2:14 PM
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    thanks ferf
    some of those are from our last trip in 2010 that we didnt get round to using some of them. we are going for 10 days but our spending money will be less than our previous trip :-(
    thanks for the heads up about stripburger - also just noticed i have 2 for hash house - that a was a mistake!
    if all goes to plan then we will be going to vegas next yr as well for my OH's & my dads 30th & 50th birthdays so we could use them at some stage :-)
    • kroberts
    • By kroberts 26th Jan 12, 3:21 PM
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    Hi everyone, my OH and I have just booked to go to Vegas in May this year to get married, we will be on a tight budget so any advice would be greatly appreciated.

    My OH is in the Armed Forces, does anyone know if many places offer discounts to British Military?
    Originally posted by maddie67
    Hi

    My husband is armed forces and he would ask if they did military discount and just show his ID card in places from shopping, dining, entertainment etc. Some places would say no but quite a few would say yes. Even if its just 10% here and there it's still better than nothing

    Hope you have a great time
    • retepetsir
    • By retepetsir 26th Jan 12, 3:37 PM
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    Carrot Top
    Hi everyone,

    Thanks for the great thread so far, I've picked up lots of good advice ready for our honeymoon in May when we're spending 3 nights in Las Vegas .

    I'm looking to book a show for our last night in LV. However, a lot of the 'better' shows like CDS are not running on that night (a Tuesday - 15th May 2012).

    Our plan is currently as follows:

    Sunday 13th - Arrive from Chicago at 5pm, check-in to The Signature @ MGM Grand and then explore the strip/casinos

    Monday 14th - Grand Adventures Tours trip to the Grand Canyon (looks excellent on Trip Advisor), 15 hour sunset tour starting at 7.30am and finishing later in the evening.

    Tuesday 15th - Recover from the Grand Canyon. Show in the evening, not yet planned anything else for the day.

    Wednesday 16th - Flight to SF at midday.


    I've picked out Carrot Top as the Luxor, seems to be good value (lots of 2 for 1 offers when in LV but may book prior to then) but is it any good?

    It seems to have good reviews on TA: http://www.tripadvisor.in/Attraction_Review-g45963-d662769-Reviews-Carrot_Top-Las_Vegas_Nevada.html

    Otherwise I was thinking of the Mac King Comedy Show.

    Thoughts on both, or any other suggestions? The Jersey Boys will be at Paris by then although tickets are $$$!


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  • RRRRodgA
    Oh yeah guys and gals...

    Booked up for this year!

    August 3rd - 17th, Staying at Planet Hollywood for the duration, flying out with BA from Edin!

    Excited much, 4th visit in 5 years!
    • credit_crunch
    • By credit_crunch 26th Jan 12, 4:38 PM
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    Oh yeah guys and gals...

    Booked up for this year!

    August 3rd - 17th, Staying at Planet Hollywood for the duration, flying out with BA from Edin!

    Excited much, 4th visit in 5 years!
    Originally posted by RRRRodgA
    can i ask how much you paid for your flights? I couldnt find anything direct from 6th august to end of the month for less than £900 per person! so we ended up booking for september & flying from dublin
    thanks
    • ferf1223
    • By ferf1223 26th Jan 12, 6:34 PM
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    I'm looking to book a show for our last night in LV. However, a lot of the 'better' shows like CDS are not running on that night (a Tuesday - 15th May 2012).

    I've picked out Carrot Top as the Luxor, seems to be good value (lots of 2 for 1 offers when in LV but may book prior to then) but is it any good?

    Otherwise I was thinking of the Mac King Comedy Show.

    Thoughts on both, or any other suggestions? The Jersey Boys will be at Paris by then although tickets are $$$!

    Originally posted by retepetsir
    Which CDS show? I assume they are not all dark that night? Or maybe there's something weird with that night...

    We loved Carrot Top - regularly available at Tix4Tonight...probably a better show if you have some familiarity with American TV/movies/etc...but we loved him

    Also loved Mac King and since it's an afternoon show, doesn't eat up an evening. Assume you know you can pick up a coupon for a 'free' show - with purchase of drink (about $10).
    Does remembering a time that a certain degree of personal responsibility was more or less standard means that I am officially old?
    • retepetsir
    • By retepetsir 26th Jan 12, 8:12 PM
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    It looks like 'O' and 'Mysterie' are both dark, and those were the only ones that really interest my other half. Not so bothered about the Beatles LOVE.

    I quite like America TV, movies, etc so it's certainly a consideration. Is he as funny as the reviews make out? It seems very good value for the price compared to other shows ($40 or so on Travelzoo).

    I have heard about the 'free' show with a drink but don't know the details. Think I'll investigate that

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    • ferf1223
    • By ferf1223 26th Jan 12, 8:31 PM
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    ferf1223
    we were in tears at Carrot Top...my hubby didn't really want to go, and I hate Carrot Top in the commercials he did in the US in the 90...but we thought he was hilarious, if not a rather odd looking fella.

    You can usually get the free ticket voucher for Mac King around Harrah's - there's previously been one in the voucher books like the Las Vegas Advisor Member Rewards book and the American Casino Guide but I haven't looked too closely at the lists for 2012...seems like the vouchers may also have been in the free magazines you can pick up around town, but not sure.
    Does remembering a time that a certain degree of personal responsibility was more or less standard means that I am officially old?
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