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Las Vegas flights/hotels-great rates

Discussion in 'The Grumble' started by susang, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. Artrageous

    Artrageous PFG, Picture Framing God

    If anyone is thinking about staying at the Hilton, I suggest you call up and join the players club.

    The past two years they offered 3 nights plus 2 buffet coupons per day for $139.00 or, 4 nights for $139.00 excluding the buffet coupons.

    A $20.00 tip at the front counter can get you an upgrade. This is the room I got the past 2 years, same $139.00 price.

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  2. MaJa

    MaJa SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    DAR! Too slow, seems to be gone. That's what I get fopr working :)

    You are very welcome! That is awesome. I have flown "package-deals" many times through different sites and never had a problem unless I wanted to change something after the fact.

    Once I changed my flight times and had to deal with the airline, they had a charge for changing, but I had no problems. Once I wanted to add a day to the beginning of my rental car. THAT didn't happen, couldn't get anyone to help me on the phone, they said I had to do it online, but I didn't have internet. Rental company would rent me a car, but I had to bring it back the next day and turn it in, then get another for the reservations. We ended up in the hotel for the night, then at the agency in the morning.
     
  3. Cliff Wilson

    Cliff Wilson SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    Mary try promo code "2NTE20" not sure why, but one time, I got the 268 price and the next it filled in that promo code.

    Seems a little like a roulette wheel. Must be Vegas! ;-)
     
  4. MaJa

    MaJa SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    Hum ... I still get $240.

    That's Saturday check in, Thursday check out.
     
  5. Cliff Wilson

    Cliff Wilson SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    ?not sure what to tell you.
    This is what I got.

    Clifford Wilson
    Rates Per Room*
    01/28/2012------$61.60 USD
    01/29/2012------$30.80 USD
    01/30/2012------$30.80 USD
    01/31/2012------$30.80 USD
    02/01/2012------$30.80 USD

    -----------------------
    Total Trip Cost**
    $206.98 USD

    Which is a Thursday check-out.

    I booked it first with the $240 #, then called them and said Harry got the better rate and they advertised on the site "best Rate" so what could they do?
    They said just go book it and then call back and cancel the first booking. So, that's what I did.

    Time of day? wait and check in the morning.
     
  6. MaJa

    MaJa SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    Sorry, brain-dead!

    I signed up for the players club thing and my total is $195 + tax = $218.40!

    I'm booked!!

    I'm still $12 more ... oh, well. Close counts.
     
  7. Mike Labbe

    Mike Labbe Member, Former moderator team volunteer

    I just checked Southwest, and see that you got a great deal for $300.

    Current price is about $372 r/t from Providence
    Sat 6:20am 1 changeover @ mdw. Arriving LAS 11:30am $169 w/fees and baggage
    Thu 8:30am Nonstop Arriving PVD 4:25pm $203 w/fees and baggage

    They eliminated the NS flights that we usually use, but the one with 1 layover adds only an hour.

    I think i'll hold out a bit more for a sale. Southwest has a $59 one way sale today, but it doesnt apply to this route.
     
  8. Rhonda in MT

    Rhonda in MT MGF, Master Grumble Framer

    Allegiant air and room at Harrahs sunday thru thursday $356. This may make it work for us. Also I just heard from a reliable source the Job Service may pay for training since our part of Montana is in such bad shape. I'm checking it out on Monday.
     
  9. EllenAtHowards

    EllenAtHowards PFG, Picture Framing God

    Just got 3 nights for $40 a night for my staff at Harrah's. Flight should be free due to frequent flier miles. We purchase as much of our supplies as we can with a Southwest affiliated card, and voila! Free flights!
     
  10. Cliff Wilson

    Cliff Wilson SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    Where's the "Like" button?

    We'll have to have a Harrah's breakfast party.
     
  11. MaJa

    MaJa SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    The last two years we had a group that met every morning at the buffet. It was the best way to start the day!!
     
  12. Mike Labbe

    Mike Labbe Member, Former moderator team volunteer

    Southwest is having their annual sale for the next 72 hours. I just booked nonstop flights to/from vegas for $125 each. The price varies, depending on the distance.

    $35 0-450 miles
    $65 451-1000 miles
    $95 1001-1500 miles
    $125 1501+ miles

    These prices include taxes, fees, and up to 2 bags per person. It's a good opportunity, IMO, if you didn't book your tickets yet.

    Mike
     
  13. susang

    susang SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    Also Air Tran has some amazingly low rates to LV, but I think it's only until 10/20. I couldn't do it because they didn't have non-stop, but for some of you it might work. Check it out.
     
  14. SusieQ

    SusieQ CGF, Certified Grumble Framer

    Hey Mike -
    Do you need a PROMO code for the Southwest sale?

    I'm still getting the same rates that I got last week...
     
  15. MaJa

    MaJa SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    Treasure Island is having a sale (MYTIF11). With a Saturday - Thursday stay I get - $464.65 including resort fee and taxes. PLUS you get 2 free buffets! Currently 80 1/2 hours left.

    I'm sticking with Harrah's for $218.40, but thought I would share!



    Treasure Island Hotel & Casino
    3300 Las Vegas Blvd., South
    Las Vegas, Nevada 89109 | Phone 800-288-7206

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    *99 Hour Sale is available using the MYTIF11 special offer code with a two-night minimum and deposit equal to the first night room and tax in order to confirm the reservation. Deposit is refundable if reservations are cancelled at least 48 hours prior to arrival. Reservation must be in the name of the guest checking in who must be at least 21 years of age. 48 Hour Sale rates are based on availability, blackout dates apply, and are subject to change. Rates displayed online already include the discount, and are subject to change until confirmed with a deposit. 48 Hour Sale rates are per room, per night, based on single or double occupancy, and do not include $20 per night resort fee or 12% tax (subject to change). Triple and quad rates are available upon request.

    Two (2) free buffet vouchers, per room, per stay (not per night) will be provided to guest(s) upon check-in for qualified reservations with a two (2) night minimum stay. Each buffet voucher is valid for lunch or dinner, Monday through Friday. (NOTE: Two (2) night reservations arriving on a Friday must understand the voucher is only valid on the arrival date. No substitutions will be made for Friday late arrivals.) Buffet vouchers are not valid for any buffet meals served on Saturday or Sunday. Buffet vouchers do not include gratuities, and may not be combined with any other offer. No refunds or transfers are allowed on unused buffet vouchers, which expire at check-out.

    This offer is non-transferable, cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, and is not available for guests attending meetings, conventions or other groups. Additional restrictions may apply. 99 Hour Sale may be modified or discontinued without notice. Credit/debit card used for deposit along with valid identification required upon check-in. TI Management reserves all rights. Special offer code for this limited time promotion is MYTIF11.

    TI endorses responsible gaming. If you or someone you know has a problem gaming responsibly, please call the 24-hour Problem Gamblers HelpLine at 800.522.4700.

    ©2011 Treasure Island, LLC.

    All rights reserved.

    With a Saturday - Thursday stay I get - $464.65 including resort fee and taxes. PLUS you get 2 free buffets!
     
  16. Mike Labbe

    Mike Labbe Member, Former moderator team volunteer

    No I didn't need a promo code, but the offer did come in via email.

    http://www.southwest.com/html/promotions/low-fares-right-call.html?int=HOMEHEROWOWSAL111018

    I also see it now on daily deal sites. You can click the link below to get it.

    Of other interest, if you apply for their credit card and use it for this transaction, you'll get 2 free future flights and partial credit towards a third. The card has an annual fee after the first year, so use em up before that :)

    This could get you $35-$125 flights for WCAF this year, and free flights for the 2012 WCAF.
    Best regards,
    Mike
     
  17. EllenAtHowards

    EllenAtHowards PFG, Picture Framing God

    However, it takes about 6-8 weeks (they tell me) for the bonus miles to get posted to your new Rapid Rewards account. I am waiting for this to happen as we speak.

    Also, go to waymorerewards.com/bonuspoints , listen to their little slide show and they will credit your Rapid Rewards account with 1000 points. This expires on 11/1, 2011.
     
  18. Mike Labbe

    Mike Labbe Member, Former moderator team volunteer

    Good catch!

    I see there are Baltimore <-> Vegas non-stops available for $125, too. (for the current sale)
     
  19. Kyle Henson

    Kyle Henson CGF II, Certified Grumble Framer Level 2

    Harrah's rates seem to have gone down a little more. I just got four nights (1/29-2/2) for $137.99 taxes included on the Harrah's website. That's in just the basic room. Can be cancelled up to 72 hours before arrival if plans change.
     
  20. markviii

    markviii True Grumbler

    booked

    I booked reservations at Harrah's for 1/28-2/2/2012. Now I can start planning what classes to take. And I just took in two framing jobs that will pay for my hotel and registration for WCAF. It's a good feeling to have the flight/hotel pinned down this early for such a reasonable price.

    Chris
     
  21. Mike Labbe

    Mike Labbe Member, Former moderator team volunteer

    Just a reminder: That SOUTHWEST ($35, $65, $95, or $125) flight sale ends today.
     
  22. SusieQ

    SusieQ CGF, Certified Grumble Framer

    I'm Booked!

    Well - today my Southwest flights were much cheaper, so I booked 'em.

    $114 each way and $40 a night at Harrah's via Travelocity.

    It's just under $1400 for 4 of us.

    Thanks for the tips on Southwest, Mike. My bags fly free!
     
  23. MaJa

    MaJa SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

  24. Mike Labbe

    Mike Labbe Member, Former moderator team volunteer

    Another sale today:

    Southwest Vacations: Up to $125 off Las Vegas Vacations

    Southwest Airlines Vacations cuts $75 off a 3-Night Las Vegas Vacation via coupon code "LASUPTO125". The same coupon also takes $100 off a 4-Night Vacation, or $125 off a 5+ Night Vacation. It's the best such deal we've seen for these trips we've seen from Southwest Airlines Vacations this year. Additional taxes, fees, and blackout dates may apply. Book by November 24 for travel from November 5 through March 15, 2012.
     
  25. Mike Labbe

    Mike Labbe Member, Former moderator team volunteer

  26. Mike Labbe

    Mike Labbe Member, Former moderator team volunteer

    They have yet another 1 day sale today if you haven't booked your airline tickets yet.

    Direct/nonstop flights to/from Providence, RI to Vegas are $159 each way. (and this is their most expensive tier). They start at $59 if you are closer and range up to $159 for cyber monday (today.

    Mike
     
  27. susang

    susang SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    Still haven't booked a hotel yet. Anyone going back to the Hilton?
    Susan
     
  28. FrameMakers

    FrameMakers PFG, Picture Framing God

    Heavens NO!!!!!
    The Hilton was an overpriced dump. The new location is mid strip and allows you a wide selection of hotels that range from under $30 a night to will over $300.
     
  29. Artrageous

    Artrageous PFG, Picture Framing God


    I agree that the casino at the Hilton left a lot to be desired. The hotel and rooms were very nice. At 139.00 for 3 nights (plus 2 buffet coupons each day), I'd say it was far from overpriced.
     
  30. FrameMakers

    FrameMakers PFG, Picture Framing God

    Yep, at that rate, but many others payed more then a $100 per night.
     
  31. Artrageous

    Artrageous PFG, Picture Framing God

    You're right Dave, the WCAF rate was 95.00 a night.

    The Hilton certainly wasn't worth that price.
     
  32. susang

    susang SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    I paid the $139 for three nights which was fair. Harrahs has some great offerings but from reading the comments on Trip Advisor, I just don't know...I'm still waiting for something else enticing to come up. If anyone sees anything posted let us know. :icon21:
    Susan
     
  33. MaJa

    MaJa SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    Treasure Island is running a good sale. You want to register with them to get the best deals.

    Looks like my dates would run $413.12 plus the resort fee. Still think we'll stay with Harrah's, though.
     
  34. Mike Labbe

    Mike Labbe Member, Former moderator team volunteer

    I'd be leary about booking there, and I think WCAF got out at the right time. Allegedly, this property is in the process of Foreclosure.

    Supposedly, the name is changing to "The Las Vegas Hotel". (LVH) Hilton sold the hotel in 1998 to an outside party, which was licensing use of the Hilton name. Hilton took their name back earlier this year, ending the licensing agreement as of December 2011. They've started taking "Hilton" off the building, and the changeover will be complete by January 3.

    Source: www.vegaschatter.com
     
  35. BatesMotel

    BatesMotel MGF, Master Grumble Framer

    No wonder I had such a dog of a time getting mu Hilton Honors points last year!
     
  36. MaJa

    MaJa SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    Ugh ... I never thought to look and make sure I got mine. Super ... something else to put on my "list" LOL.
     
  37. Mike Labbe

    Mike Labbe Member, Former moderator team volunteer

    You probably did. Hilton was still 100% supportive and participating in promotions, even though it was licensed by a third party.

    Mike
     
  38. Linda & Dave

    Linda & Dave Grumbler

    I agree, its never too early to make reservations. We've booked a direct round-trip flight to/from Tulsa on Southwest (around $220). And booked our hotel at Harrah's, which is just across the street from the Mirage. Harrah had internet rates starting at $70/Saturday night, $25/Sunday, $23/Monday-Thursday. But I just looked at the web special promos ($100/Sat, $39/Sun, $35/Mon-Thurs).....which still ain't bad. There's a street crossing directly in front of Harrah's (Margaritaville). TI (Treasure Island), next door to The Mirage, had internet prices start at $159/Sat and $69/Sun-Thurs. There's also a tram that connects TI to The Mirage.
     
  39. stevens

    stevens CGF II, Certified Grumble Framer Level 2

    I never use the "show rate" because it is always overpriced. Last year we had 2 people fly to vegas RT the day before the classes and fly out the last day of the show and it was only $460 with a Hilton room. Looks like it is about $200 more this year. I am going to risk waiting a couple of weeks to see if any holiday deals pop up.
     
  40. Rob Markoff

    Rob Markoff PFG, Picture Framing God

    If you book at the "show" rate- that is why you had difficulty. If you read the T&C for Hhonors, you will see that convention rates are not applicable. Water under the bridge at this point, though if you book at any hotel for the WCAF and use a Hilton affiliated credit card, at least you will still get the credit card points :).
     
  41. FrameMakers

    FrameMakers PFG, Picture Framing God

    Just saw that Southwest is running a deal on flights+hotels.

    http://www.southwestvacations.com/Deals/Deal.aspx?deal=308&cmpid=AFC-CJA&Referrer=S27

    Save $75 this Holiday Season!
    Book a flight + hotel vacation package for 3 or more nights this holiday season at any hotel Southwest Airlines Vacations offers, and save $75 per reservation when you travel by 12/31/11!
    Promo code: HOLIDAY75
    Book: 11/11/11 - 12/22/11 by 6:00 p.m. CT
    Travel: 11/12/11 - 12/31/11

    I can get Saturday - Wednesday at the Mirage for $678 and non-stop flights from Columbus to Vegas and return + 2 buffets, this includes taxes, but not resort fees.
     
  42. blackiris

    blackiris SPFG, Supreme Picture Framing God

    So are you going to be in VEGAS a month early???
     
  43. FrameMakers

    FrameMakers PFG, Picture Framing God

    Weird, it took the code anyways. Maybe it didn't give me credit for it. Still that was a great price for 4 days at the Mirage, Non-Stop flights, 2 Buffets & Tax.

    OK, had to use a different code

    Save $60 on a Las Vegas Vacation!
    Book a flight + hotel package for 3 or more nights at participating MGM Resorts, and save $60 per reservation.
    Promo code: MGMDEC60
    Book: 12/2/11 - 12/15/12 by 6:00 p.m. CT
    Travel: 12/3/11 - 4/12/12

    Got it for $618
     
  44. MaJa

    MaJa SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    I usually book a package, the price is usually the best way to go. Try all the usual suspects ... travelocity, priceline, expedia ... If you find a really good price, BOOK IT!! Sometimes they can be gone in a matter of minutes.

    See you in Vegas!!
     
  45. MaJa

    MaJa SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    In case you are still looking for digs ...

    Bally's Deal.

    I haven't really looked at this but at a glance it looked good!
     
  46. BatesMotel

    BatesMotel MGF, Master Grumble Framer

    I'm glad I waited. I just booked my air fare on Us Air, round trip, nonstop, $336.00 tax, tags, title & transfers. Of course bags are extra but not bad for the price of gas these days.
     
  47. susang

    susang SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    Thanks for posting, Mary. This one looks enticing! A meal at the Paris buffet everyday could be fun! :icon21:
    Susan
     
  48. EMcBride

    EMcBride SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    I got Harrah's for an average of $52 a night. Staying Saturday through Tuesday night.

    I'm driving to Vegas, about a 7 hour drive, so I figure I'll break even with gas vs. airfare. Plus, I don't have to sit practically in someone's lap for a couple hours. I love road trips :)
     
  49. Artrageous

    Artrageous PFG, Picture Framing God


    At least you have the limo ride to the Chinese Dinner to experience that. It's only a 10 minute ride, and most framers have good hygiene.
     
  50. EMcBride

    EMcBride SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    I'm not in the limo! I'm the private car that was mentioned! :p
     
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