Believe it or not, you can visit Las Vegas even if you are on a budget. Sin City offers many options that will please visitors regardless of their financial status. So, whether you are ready to spend huge amounts of money or you are looking for budget-friendly options, Vegas has a deal for you. In this guide, we will share a few tips and tricks on saving money in Las Vegas. So, make sure to read it, and thank us later.
Choose Dates for Your Trip Wisely
First and foremost, you have to plan your trip and choose dates for your trip. You should do it carefully, paying close attention to how prices vary based on dates. Try to avoid the high season and weekends because both airfares and hotel rates are higher than. When booking a flight, do it in advance. You may notice that the prices of departing flights on Fridays are higher than, for example, those on other weekdays or even Saturdays.
When it comes to accommodation, colder months are considered the low season. However, you should avoid the end of November and December because of holidays. On the other hand, January and February can be a great option as the weather is mild and rates are low. If you can do it, travel on weekdays instead of weekends.
Book Directly with the Property
You should always book a room directly on the website of a hotel you want to stay at. That’s where you will find the lowest rates. What’s more, you can negotiate additional options or upgrade your choice easier this way. Needless to say, when making a reservation directly with the property, you can make use of special deals, which brings us to the next tip.
Take Advantage of Discounts
Some resorts and hotels offer time-limited deals and discounts for new and loyal guests, so make sure to take advantage of them. Others offer occupation discounts. If you manage to save on your booking, you will have more money to enjoy various activities, from gambling to attending events, visiting attractions and more.
Stay and Gamble Downtown
If you are on a budget, consider staying and gambling off the Strip. Downtown Las Vegas is home to cheaper hotels, with some of them not charging daily fees, which can go over $50. In addition, the overall atmosphere off the Strip is more relaxed. If you are into gambling, you should know that downtown casinos offer lower table minimums and rules that favor players.
Drink and Eat Cheap
Eating and drinking cheap in Vegas is not as bad as it sounds. On the contrary. You can enjoy tasty dishes without breaking the bank downtown and on the Strip. We don’t want to name restaurants, but you can look up cheap buffets or download one of the apps on your smartphone and find restaurants that offer deals.
Most gambling halls offer free drinks, but if you want to enjoy cocktails or beer while not gambling, you can find cheap options, like all you can drink or happy hour deals.
Earn Freebies with Loyalty Programs and Apps
Last but not least, if you use your money wisely during your Vegas trip, you can earn while spending. Most facilities in Sin City offer loyalty schemes, so whether you book a room, dine or gamble, you can earn comp points redeemable for freebies and discounts. You can use them at restaurant outlets, gift shops, spas, pools or when booking your next stay. In addition, some apps provide discount codes, so find the ones that list the places you want to visit and start using them as soon as you arrive in Vegas.