Super Savings Tips-More Money For Fun in Vegas!
Incredible, Delicious, Awesome Buffets
Las Vegas is famous for quite a few things including its buffets. There are almost more buffets than chorus girls in Vegas. Some are good. Some are great. And, some are, well, not so great. A buffet experience, like a Vegas show, is a “must do” at least once, while in town.
If you want to sample a good buffet go for the breakfast or lunch. Dinner will cost more, sometimes 2-3 times more.
For example, the breakfast buffet at the Aria is $17.25. Lunch is $20.95 and dinner is $30.95. All are plus tax. These are great prices for a five-star hotel.
If you go downtown you can save even more. At Main Street Station, for instance, you can enjoy breakfast for $7.99, lunch for $7.99, and dinner for $13.99. On some Sundays and Mondays, dinner drops to $10.99. All are plus tax.
As with all things in life, you get what you pay for so quality and quantities will vary with each buffet. Some of the top buffets are to be found at:
The Wicked Spoon at Cosmopolitan
Bacchanal at Caesars
The Village Seafood Buffet at Rio
Le Village Buffet at Paris
World Class Shows
One of the priciest items in Las Vegas are the shows. The good ones are over $100 per person. The great news is that in many cases you can get tickets for half-price. The catch is that you usually have to see the show the day tickets are purchased.
Tix4Tonight, a show discount service, has outlets on the strip at Circus Circus, Fashion Show Mall, and Four Queens on Fremont Street in downtown Vegas.
Their website is here: http://www.tix4tonight.com/
In a sluggish economy such as the one we have now many of us have learned to clip coupons for almost everything, especially for groceries and fast food meals. Coupons are another great way to save while in Vegas.
This website offers free coupons for dining, attractions, shows, shopping, and more. Check it out and save now: http://www.vegas4locals.com/coupons/
We advised in a prior post to buy the Entertainment Book for Las Vegas. It is well worth the $30 and will save you many times that amount if y9u use it. The website is: https://shop.entertainment.com/products/las-vegas-coupon-book
Ask for Discounts
This may sound crazy, but it has worked for me for decades. Ask for a discount wherever you spend money. It won’t work every time and you won’t get free chips from a casino or a discount at a fast food establishment (unless you have a coupon), but it works enough to be worth the effort. What’s the worst that can happen? They say “No.”
Let me encourage you. Just this week, I got an annual renewal bill on a service I use for $408 which was a hefty increase over last year. I called the company, and this is a large national company. When I hung up I paid $198.00, not $408. Was it worth it? Yep. Now I can buy over $200 worth of chips or get two massages. Never be afraid to ask.