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Nitetours launches new Las Vegas added value Night Club Tours

When I first visited Las Vegas getting into clubs was a nightmare you end up standing in line for ages and then half the time don’t get in, you then have to tip the bouncer, the guy the with the clipboard, the waitress and this is on tip of paying a $40 cover charge. I don’t have that problem now since meeting my good friend Darin Feth and using his Nitetours service clubbing in Las Vegas has become easy, affordable and fun. Darin has provided me with is latest press release and offers which is listed below, I have had many friends both form the UK and US who I have recommended Nitetours to and without exception they have all had great nights. If you are going clubbing in Vegas do it with  Nitetours.

Where Nightlife Begins…

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NITE TOURS INTERNATIONAL

NO LINE, ALL COVER PAID AT EACH CLUB, 3 CLUBS,

LIMO BUS TRANSPORTATION, FREE BEVERAGES (IN LIMO), VIP HOST

FREE DRINKS and FREE BOTTLE SERVICE AT SELECT CLUBS FOR LADIES NITE OUT

ALL STARTING AT $49 PER PERSON.

* * *

NIGHT CLUBS SUCH AS: PRIVE, TAO, LAX, PURE, VOODOO, RAIN, PLAYBOY, MOON

STUDIO 54, THE BANK, TRYST, TABU, CARAMEL, THE MIX, 40 DEUCE, & MORE

Ladies Nite Out $69 Per Lady:

Thursdays Mist 2for1 drinks, Christian Audiger, LAX, finish at PURE

Friday’s Caramel 2for1 drinks, The Bank (Free champagne), JET, PURE

Saturday’s Caramel 2for1 drinks drinks, Prive, PURE, Tryst

VIP Club Crawls $69 for ladies and $79 for Men

Thursday’s Mist 2fro1 drinks, Christian Audiger, LAX, PURE

Friday’s Mist 2fro1 drinks, Christian Audiger, JET or The Bank, PURE

Saturday’s Caramel Lounge 2for1 drinks, Prive or the Bank, Studio 54 or Risqué, Voodoo or RAIN

***Groups of 10 or more Nite Tours offers a tour any night of the week***

club line up is subject to change only due to buy out or special events

***PLEASE CALL us with any questions

Customize Private Nite Tours Private tours, martini/wine tastings, etc

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October 29, 2008 Posted by | bellagio, cocktails, entertainment, events, free drinks, Las Vegas, Luxor, Mandalay bay, MGM, Mirage, nightclub, tipping, Travel, Treasure Island, Uncategorized, Vegas, vegas discounts, Vegas Strip, Wynn, xxx | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tipping in Las Vegas – how, who and how much to tip in Las Vegas

Las VEgas Strip

Las vegas StripBelow is what I tip, I am not saying that this is generous (I am mean) but its what I generally tip and only once has anyone acted in a way where they thought that I had not tipped enough. My tips are based on a mid range casino like MGM, Luxor or Monte Carlo if you are at a top hotel like Wynn, Mirage or Bellagio adjust up slightly and a cheaper property like Excalibur or Circus Circus slightly less.

Bell Boy – I generally tip $2 per bag when it arrives in the room I don’t generally tip the person who gets my stuff out of the trunk as the tips are pooled so they should be covered. I would do the same for the Bell boy who delivers my bags back to my car or taxi when I leave. Sometimes you can wait ages for your bags or for a Bell boy to come to your room I still tip as the Bell Boy is generally doing his best but in busy times there are just not enough of them employed by the hotel.

Check in clerk – I always tip the check in clerk before my room is assigned, if I want an upgrade using the $20 trick, even if its just for a view of the Vegas Strip then I tip at least $20 (see here). If I just want to make sure I don’t have the room by the kitchen extractor fan or with a stunning view of the third level of the parking lot maybe $10.

The Maid – the poor maid often gets forgotten about because you don’t see her, I always leave at least $3 per day for the maid, usually on the pillow or under a spent bottle of toiletries.

Dealers – I am slightly funny about this I rarely tip a dealer directly but if I am doing well I put small side bets for the dealer every now and again, when I leave the table if I am up I will usually tip the dealer about 5% up to about $50. I have had many dealers in Las Vegas who I have found either moody or boring in this case regardless of what I win I will not tip.

Cocktail Waitresses –In Las Vegas all drinks are free whilst you are playing if they are served to you by a cocktail waitress but you need to tip.If I am just passing and don’t expect to stay I tip $1 – $2 per drink if I am going to be there for a while I tip $5 per drink for the first one then usually $1 per drink after that. See here for more detail.

Barman – I tip $2 – $5 per round up to 5 drinks I think that this is probably on the stingy side but that is what I tip. In London you dont usually tip a barman but this is expected in Las Vegas.

Bellagio Las Vegas, secret rates ;)

Valet Parking – There is no charge for valet parking in Las Vegas (except at the Four Seasons) so tip the guy, but only when you collect your car usually tip $2 if I want it quickly and ask and I get it quickly thi.s can become $5 – $10

Guy that calls the cab, outside most hotels there is a guy who calls the cab and opens the door for you, most people tip him $1 I don’t I am happy an capable of calling a cab myself just not allowed to.

Cab Driver – This depends if it’s a very short trip under say $6 I give the change to $10, this is to compensate the cabbie for the time he has spent waiting and the fact he could have got a better fare. $6-$10 generally the change and a couple of dollars $10 upwards the change + 20%. If the cab driver is moody or if he takes me what I think is a long route he won’t get tipped he wont like it but he wont get tipped. I am on vacation I am paying for a service and part of that service is his attitude.

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New Excalibur 3 for 2 deal a real good one

July 12, 2008 Posted by | 20 dollar trick, bellagio, Casinos, circus circus, cocktail waitress, cocktails, entertainment, Excalibur, free drinks, Holiday, hotel upgrades, Las Vegas, Luxor, Mandalay bay, MGM, MGM Grand, Mirage, Monte Carlo, news, tipping, Travel, Treasure Island, Uncategorized, Vegas, Vegas Strip, vegas tips, Wynn | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Getting Married in Vegas – Casino Wedding Chapels

Las Vegas Casino Resort Wedding Chapels

Almost all of the resorts have an on site wedding chapel an offer a wide selection of wedding packages to suit all tastes and most pockets. The packages at the resorts are usually slightly more Bellagio wedding chapelexpensive than than the traditional Vegas wedding chapel but they tend to be more elegant and offer a higher level of quality and of service and give a real feeling of grandeur. All resorts will offer packages that should include everything that you need from flowers and photographers to music and dressing rooms, most will be able to offer live web streaming of your ceremony so people at home can watch on the internet. I think that the single biggest advantage of getting married in a resort chapel is that you and your guests will be waiting in a luxurious air conditioned environment rather than possibly having to wait outside. If you stay at the resort you are getting married in you can get ready in your own room and walk down when you are ready, if you choose to have your reception inWaiting room at Luxor's chapel the same resort then other than for any photographs that you may want you can stay in side the resort the whole day keeping nice and cool. You also remove the need to hire limos to transport you and your guests from the chapel to the reception. Although you could have your ceremony and reception in one resort there is nothing to stop you having the ceremony in one resort and the reception in another, the advantage with this is again if you are moving from one resort to another whilst waiting for your transport you are doing so in an air-conditioned environment.

Bellagio” Wedding Venue

Magical BellagioBellagio is the luxury flagship resort of the MGM Mirage Group. Its themed as an Italian village aside a beautiful lake it has won 5 Diamond stars and is without doubt one of the most luxurious resorts in Las Vegas. Bellagio boasts two wedding chapels the East Chapel for small intimate affairs for up to 30 guests and the South Chapel that can hold over 130. If you want pure luxury for your wedding day then you need to take a look at Bellagio, click on the picture and it will take you to the wedding section of their web site.


June 11, 2008 Posted by | bellagio, Casinos, Cirque, entertainment, events, Excalibur, gaming, Holiday, hotel upgrades, Las Vegas, Luxor, Mandalay bay, MGM, MGM Grand, Mirage, Monte Carlo, news, resturaunts, shows, Travel, Treasure Island, Uncategorized, Vegas, vegas events, vegas shows, vegas spa, Vegas Strip, vegas tips, vegas wedding, wedding, Wynn | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Biggest Discount rates, MGM Grand, Mirage, Monte Carlo, Signature, Luxor,Las Vegas

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Beneath are the current best deals available for these stunning MGM Mirage las vegas hotels, all are direct with the hotels this cuts out the middleman enabling the hotels to give you the best rate, as its direct with the hotel unless stated on the booking page yuo can cancel with no penalty up to 48 hours prior to check in. I hope this can help sonmone get the best deal.

MGM Grand, Las VegasMGM Grand Summer Splash! Rates from $69/night, and it comes with;
Two Free Inner Tube Rentals
$35 activity credit toward dining or entertainment
15% off spa services
Runs: June 11, 2008 – September 30, 2008

Expires: September 1 2008

Mirage Fathers day Offer
Make the Mirage your perfect Father’s Day gift. Room rates starting at $79 per night Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. Starting at $119 per night Friday and Saturday

MGM Signature, Las vegasMGM Signature Summer Splash
* $25 Entertainment Credit
* 20% off spa treatment
* Continental breakfast for two at Delights
* Kids(10 and under) eat a free poolside meal with adult meal purchase (The Signature Poolside Grill)
* 20% off at The Signature Poolside Grill
June 5, 2008 – August 31, 2008 EXPIRES June 12th

Mirage “Tower Suite Offer” Rates from $168/nt. Join us at The Mirage and enjoy 30% off, on our luxurious accommodations on select dates . Apr 29 – Sep 10, 2008. Promo Code: RRTWR08 (Exp 9/12/08)

Luxor Luxury Getaway
These online rates reflect a $10 discount per night,
Luxor, Las Vegas • One $30.00 Dining Credit good at Fusia our Asian inspired restaurant*
• One $20.00 Spa Credit for Nurture Spa services*
• One 2 for 1 admission to Nurture The Spa at Luxor*
• $10.00 in Free Slot Play for New Player Club Members.*
Runs June 5, 2008 – February 28, 2009 – Expires February 27, 2009

Monte Carlo SPECIAL OFFER
Receive Exclusive Low Rates!
Offer is non-refundable and may not be cancelled.
Two Night Minimum Stay.
Runs June 5, 2008 – July 31, 2008 Expires July 31, 2008

Circus Circus Las Vegas “Be Adventurous 2008” JUNE RATES fr $42nt (2 night minimum). Plus, $10 Resort Credit (apply towards food, beverage, retail, or room charges), 2 for 1 Dinner Buffet, 2 for 1 entree at Mexitalia Xpress, Free pitcher of Margaritas at the Garden Grill, $4 off The Adventuredome Theme Park and Free Fun Book ($100 Value). Feb 5 – Jun 30, 2008. Promo Code: BE07 (Exp 6/30/08)

ExcaliburExcalibur “30-DAY ADVANCE OFFER” SUMMER RATES FROM $61/nt. *Book early & receive $10 off our already low internet rates. (*Displayed rates already include discount. Offer is non-refundable & may not be canceled or changed. Total stay is charged at time of booking. Mar 13 – Nov 15, 2008. Promo Code:EBOOK (Expires 11/30/08)

Bellagio Summer 2008 Suite Offer
We invite you to experience Summer at Bellagio with this exclusive offer at our AAA Five Diamond resort casino. Suite rates starting from $299 per night.
Runs June 8, – September 18, Expires October 2, 2008

Monte Carlo, Las VegasMonte Carlo SPLASH PROMOTION
Discover a Monte Carlo like you’ve never seen and enjoy:
$20 Dining Credit
$20 Spa Credit
Complimentary Golf Club Rental – some restrictions apply
2 Complimentary Spa Admissions
$10 slot FREE PLAY
Food Court Coupons
Runs:June 5 – September 12 Expires: September 12, 2008 Continue reading

June 6, 2008 Posted by | 20 dollar trick, bellagio, buffets, Casinos, circus circus, Cirque, cirque de soleil, cocktail waitress, cocktails, Dumb, entertainment, events, Excalibur, flamingo, free drinks, gaming, grand canyon, Holiday, hotel upgrades, Las Vegas, Luxor, Mandalay bay, Mayweather, MGM, MGM Grand, MGM GRand Arena, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Mirage, Monte Carlo, news, Paris Las Vegas, resturaunts, Riviera, shows, slots, Spa, Stratosphere, Stupid, tipping, Travel, Treasure Island, Uncategorized, Vegas, vegas comps, vegas events, vegas pools, vegas shows, vegas spa, Vegas Strip, vegas tips, vegas wedding, wedding, WSOP, Wynn, xxx | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Current state of building work on the Vegas Strip 1 June 2008

Everyone knows that Vegas is allways changing and allways reinventing itself every year there is somthing new and better, it’s a solid bet that when in Vegas you will allways see men in construction hats and mechanical diggers and hear the noise of building somwhere on The Strip. Below is a report from a guy who arrived back from Vegas at the end of last weekand gave the following report on the current building activity on The Las Vegas Strip.

Luxor – big changes happening inside, losing the egyptian theme, half of the casino area done already, reception area still the same.

New York, New York – part of the casino area closed off (the stage part), due to be finished late this year.

Planet Holywood – Casino area finished now (looks very impressive), pool area and shops still in the old Aladdin style.

CITY CENTRE – WOW – major bguilding site!!! I last went to Vegas 10 months ago, and cannot believe how far they have got with it all.

Monte Carlo – I feel sorry for those staying the this hotel if you want to spend time by the pool. This is currently open to non-residents and I can see why, it is surrounded by building work so close from the CITY CENTRE project, really noisy!!

Caesars Palace – New tower being built, but causes no disruption as building work is off the strip really.

Mirage – Volcano closed (due to re-open late this year), Moving walkway closed. All rooms being renovated – there is a disply of the rooms in the reception area (looks really good).

TI (Treasure Island) – stayed there and all rooms being renovated (these are really nice).

Palazzo – casino/rooms and shops all finished – very impressive looking. There is building work across from the TI where it looks as though they are building some sort of shopping mall!!

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June 2, 2008 Posted by | Casinos, Cirque, cirque de soleil, entertainment, events, Excalibur, flamingo, Holiday, Las Vegas, Luxor, Mandalay bay, MGM, MGM Grand, MGM GRand Arena, Mirage, Monte Carlo, shows, Travel, Treasure Island, Uncategorized, Vegas, vegas comps, vegas events, Vegas Strip, vegas tips, Wynn | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nitetours, clubbing in Vegas – May and June 2008

Darin Feth, President of Nite Tours is a great friend of mine and I have asked him to write about what has been going on at Nite tours and also some tips for visitors to Vegas whch will feature in forthcoming posts. Nite tours is the premier way to get the best out of the club scene in Vegas it avoids the lines, the expense and general pains that you usually get trying to get into clubs in Las Vegas.

For the month of May had over 3,000 people from around the world join us on our World Famous Club Crawl. People from Australia, Beijing, Seoul, Denmark, Amsterdam, Italy and lots of drinking/partying Canadians. We also saw an increase in Americans on our tours and an increase of local Vegas residents on Nite Tours as it is so inexpensive to go on Nite Tours even the locals use it.

VIP Club Limo Crawls

For $69 per lady and $79 for men You receive VIP Access to 3 of the Best clubs (no line and all cover paid) 2008 limo party bus (like a nightclub inside), all you can drink beverages, VIP Hosts and so much more!

Nite Tours fetaure the following premier clubs and bars

CARAMEL, PURE, PREVI, THE BANK, TRYST, LAX, THE MIX, PLAYBOY/MOON, TAO, JET, GHOST BAR, RAIN, VOODOO, IVAN KANES 40 DEUCE, AND MANY OTHERS

Darin Feth – President of nite tours International

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May 31, 2008 Posted by | Casinos, cocktail waitress, cocktails, entertainment, events, free drinks, gaming, Holiday, Las Vegas, Luxor, Mandalay bay, MGM, MGM Grand, MGM GRand Arena, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Mirage, music, news, nightclub, shows, Stupid, tipping, Travel, Uncategorized, Vegas, vegas events, vegas shows, Vegas Strip, vegas tips, Wynn | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to get the best Vegas Buffet for free at Wynn, Las Vegas

There are some good really good buffets on the Strip Bellagio is amazing, Cravings at Mirage is stunning and probably represents the best value, Mandalay Bay is home to my personal favorite, but the Las Vegas buffet crown now goes to Wynn and best of all with a little cunning you can sample this for free.

Wynn, Las Vegas1. Sign up for the Red Card and you get $10 in free play, if you give them an email address you will get an additional $5
2. Check how many points are needed for the buffet it’s normally it’s 25 points
3. Go to a video roulette machine
4. Put $40 in the machine and activate your free play.
4. Bet $18 on black, $18 on red, and $1 on 0 and $1 on 00
5. Repeat step 4 six more times.
6. You should lose $2 per spin for all 7 spins, and will have $41 left in the machine, if 0 or 00 come in you will lose $4 but this is unikley to come in more than once. Cash out and head to the players club to activate your buffet

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May 30, 2008 Posted by | 20 dollar trick, buffets, entertainment, events, Excalibur, free drinks, gaming, Holiday, Las Vegas, Mandalay bay, MGM, MGM Grand, MGM GRand Arena, news, resturaunts, slots, tipping, Travel, Uncategorized, Vegas, vegas buffets, vegas comps, vegas events, vegas shows, Vegas Strip, vegas tips, Wynn | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

More discounts MGM, Mirage, Luxor, Excalibur, NY NY- valid dates to Oct 2008

Ross, a very good friend of mine is off to Vegas for his Stag (bachelor) night in Las Vegas from London for three nights from October 3rd 2008, so watch out Vegas over this weekend. He wants a real “Rock ‘n’ Roll lifestyle weekend, going to LAX, Pure, Cat House, JET, Playboy, Mist, Rain, Tryst, Voodoo Lounge , Caramel, and all the top clubs so I have got in touch with my friend Darin Feth at Nitetours who will sort all this out for them.

He asked me to find if there were any discount rates available for this period and here is what I found the rates are for 3 nights from October 3rd based on 2 in a room I hope that these can help someone but please accept apologies for the format. All of these rates are direct with the hotels so the $20 Dollar Upgrade trick can be tried which may offer even greater value on these all ready amazing rates

Luxor Las vegasUltimate Luxury at Luxor

• Deluxe Room Accommodations
• Room Rate discounted 15% below the Prevailing Nightly Rate
• $30.00 Dining Credit (Good at FUSIA our Asian Inspired Restaurant)
• 2 for 1 Lunch Buffet at MORE
• 2 for 1 Admission to The SPA at Luxor

3 nights $433 per room for Pyramid room $662 for Spa suite this is per room not per person based on 2 sharing it’s a bit more if you have more in the room and the suites can only be booked for two people. I would recommend if there are a few of you getting 1 suite to meet up in.

New York New York3 nights $539 per room this is a bargain it’s a better hotel than Luxor or Excalibur by a mile and probably your best value for money. Once booked this can not be cancelled.

Mirage $568 per room My favorite resort on the Strip couple of good bars and an ar**hole dealer who looks like the bloke from terminator but probably at the wrong end of the strip for you still it’s a very good price for this hotel.

MGM Maximum Escape –3 nights $749 this rate is the only one currently available for October all the rest end at the end of September

·$25 Bar and Restaurant Credit (per stay)
·2 for 1 spa facilities pass
·15% off Spa Services

Excalibur 3 Nights $373 – You can not cancel this one once booked Excalibur is fine it’s not as nice as the Luxor or MGM and has no bars or clubs but is next door to MGM, NYNY and Luxor but it may not be quite what you want

Best Deal on the web for Mirage from $72 a night ! – valid until 28th December 2008

Best Excalibur rates from $41 per room per night

MGM Grand from $49 per night

Other discount codes and great rates on my blog

New offer from Luxor FREE EXTRA NIGHT
Luxor “Stay An Extra Day” *Stay 2 nights and get the 3rd night free on select calendar dates in June (*See site for additional details). Rates from $79/nt. Jun 4 – Jun 15, 2008. Promo Code: Pstay (Exp 6/13/08)

Special rates at Luxor, MGM Grand and Excalibur Las Vegas from 26th May 2008

Cheapest MGM Mirage, Las Vegas hotel rates – 11th May 2008

May 28, 2008 Posted by | 20 dollar trick, Casinos, cocktail waitress, cocktails, entertainment, events, Excalibur, free drinks, gaming, Holiday, hotel upgrades, Las Vegas, Luxor, Mandalay bay, MGM, MGM Grand, MGM GRand Arena, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Mirage, Monte Carlo, news, nightclub, Riviera, shows, slots, Stupid, Travel, Treasure Island, Uncategorized, Vegas, vegas comps, vegas events, vegas pools, vegas shows, Vegas Strip, vegas tips, Wynn, xxx | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments