Stack the deck with these tips for a Las Vegas visit
Mar. 3, 2012

Posted by Kitty Bean Yancey

Deal yourself the right resort: Strip hotels tend to be pricier than those downtown. But downtown is revitalizing, and gamers like its lower betting minimums. Websites such as track and obtain deals (learn about many for free or pay $37 to join for coupons and newsletters). and other sites also negotiate discounts, and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority's posts promotions.

Check air/hotel packages and resort Web specials. But factor resort fees into the bottom line. Ask: "Do I want to save money on a room and go to great shows and restaurants, or have a five-star (resort) experience?" marketing director Paul Mello advises.

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