While in Las Vegas, my wife and I found that renting a car was an unnecessary expense. We picked centralized accomodations to the attractions we wanted to see, and walked everywhere. In our case it was The Flamingo, (the price was great and it didn't have the extra "resort fees" attached).

Public transit runs on the whole strip 24 hours a day. This made our visit to "The Original Strip" in the northern section a nice scenic bus ride for $2 each. The traffic on the strip was VERY slow and congested. Parking is time consuming, and is rarely free. Take a shuttle trip to the Hoover Dam.

Another money saver was buying groceries at the local Walgreens. We ate cheap and healthy. We eat light anyway and gorging at the unexpectedly pricey buffets seemed like something that would slow us down.

Save time and money by dealing with the hotels and airlines on your own. You might save $20 on a "travel.kom site" , but it might add time to your trip with layovers, and hidden hotel resort fees.

Do your home work, make an itinerary, and enjoy your trip!

There is so much to see and do in Las Vegas. Plan ahead. The internet is your #1 tool for information. 

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