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Dutchies going to vegas 09/03 - 19/03 (many photos + videos) 3rd trip

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  1. VegasL0ver

    VegasL0ver Low-Roller

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    My Trip Report

    Heyyyyy VMB'ers!

    In 2015 I created the thread Dutchies going to vegas 23/03 - 07/04 (many photos + videos) where you can read all the cool things we did in Vegas back in march (including some nice pics and vids). Now in 2016 we will be there AGAIN and I can't wait! :thumbsup:


    Booked my 3rd trip with a friend to Vegas a couple months ago and I will be there from 9 - 19 march and will be going with a big group of Dutchies, same as last year.

    I payed €412 ($450) for my flight from Amsterdam to Las Vegas and a layover in London, flying with British Airways.

    Wednesday 9 march - Friday 11 march: 2 nights at MGM Grand

    Got 2 nights comped through myVegas, still need to pay 2x $33 resortfee, but okay.

    Friday 11 march - Sunday 13 march: 2 nights at The D

    Staying here for $220 including fee and it will be my first downtown stay. Always love the atmosphere there and love to play cheap $5 Pai Gow at the D with these nice girls or $5 BJ at the Golden Gate! Maybe gonna play some poker as well at Binions/Golden Nugget.

    Sunday 13 march - Tuesday 15 march: 2 nights at Excalibur

    Got this comped through Mlife, just need to pay 2x $29 resortfee and it's not the most luxury place on earth as we all know, but I'm fine with it. Will be playing some spew 2-6 spread limit so that should be fun.

    Tuesday 15 march - Saturday 19 march: 4 nights at Excalibur

    No comps for these days, pay €475 ($520) for 4 nights including fee, lolz. The last 2 nights are very expensive due St. Patricksday.

    In the end I will be paying $880 everything included so I am very happy with that.

    Last year we did a off strip casino tour and visited Poker Palace, Jerry's Nugget, etc as you can see in the video above. This year we will be doing this again. Wake up early, drive to the Hooverdam first (never seen it lol) then slowly go back to Vegas. We are planning to stay at each casino for maximum 10 minutes. Ofcourse I will take my camera with me so you can expect some nice vids/photos again :D

    Route:

    1. Excalibur Hotel and Casino, 3850 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89109, Verenigde Staten

    2. Hoover Dam,

    3. Hoover Dam Lodge

    4. Railroad Pass Hotel & Casino

    5. Wildfire Boulder

    6. Club Fortune Casino

    7. Eldorado Casino

    8. Emerald Island Casino

    9. Fiesta Henderson Hotel & Casino

    10. Lake Mead Casino (closed but want to see it)

    11. Skyline Restaurant & Casino

    12. Klondike Sunset Casino

    13. Wildfire Sunset Casino

    14. Sunset Station Hotel & Casino

    15. Casino Valle Verde

    16. Wildfire Casino & Lanes

    17. Barley's Casino & Brewing Co

    18. Boulder Station Hotel & Casino

    19. Arizona Charlie's Boulder

    20. Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall

    21. Longhorn Casino, 5288 Boulder Highway

    22. Eastside Cannery Casino Hotel

    23. Jokers Wild Casino

    24. Green Valley Ranch

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    The route you see on the pictures is not 100% correct but it gives you a little view of the tour.

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    We also going to drive to the Valley of Fire on another day and enjoy the beautiful view. If there is enough time we will visit the Moapa Paiute Travel Plaza Casino (has anyone heard of it? LOL) and maybe we drive up to Mesquite and visit a couple casino's there as well. And if this is not enough we also might go together with some other Dutchies who are gonna visit Laughlin and visit casino's overthere.

    Further more we will be doing a Helicopter Strip Tour at night and maybe the Zoomline Downtown. I want to meet Youtube Vegas-vlogger @TheTrooper97 again (if that's ok with him, lol :p) and I want to meet the famous cabbie Periscoper @StripCab for the first time and take him on a meal at In n Out Burger.

    I can't wait to be honest! :eek:

    Here a cool vid from the Vegas strip I made last year (plz change settings to 4k for the best quality! :D):

    [YOUTUBE]dLK-bVr0aa4[/YOUTUBE]


    Cheers! :D
     
  2. Corinne

    Corinne Low-Roller

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    Great price on flights. Seems weird that we pay more getting on in London than you do paying for two extra flights. Anyway looks like we're on the same flight if you're going from Heathrow. Happy Days.
     
  3. VegasL0ver

    VegasL0ver Low-Roller

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    Hey @Corinne! Yeah I saw it that cheap and was thinking we need to book NOW and we did.

    This will be our flight schedule to Vegas:

    Depart Wed 09 Mar 2016 11:45 Amsterdam
    Arrive Wed 09 Mar 2016 12:05 Heathrow (London)
    Terminal 5

    Depart Wed 09 Mar 2016 15:50 Heathrow (London)
    Arrive Wed 09 Mar 2016 18:30 McCarran International (NV) (Las Vegas)
    Terminal 3
    0 stops, 10 hrs 40 mins, Economy, Information only
    This flight is operated by British Airways


    Are we really on the same flight? That would be so funny, please say hi! :thumbsup:
     
  4. Corinne

    Corinne Low-Roller

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    Yep, same one. How long is your layover? I will let you know our seat numbers when we've checked in day before and come and have a chat. Please don't tell me that price is Business or Traveller Plus or I'm not going to be happy, lol. We will be in No 1 airport lounge before the flight.
     
  5. rgerards

    rgerards Low-Roller

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    Never mind, seems off-season prices dropped quite a bit
     
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  6. Simpatt

    Simpatt Low-Roller

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    Enjoy your trip guys! So great that you'll get to meet another VMBer in the flight!

    You did get an amazing deal, I'm looking at around €450 with a stop in London for my June trip (flying from Dublin)
     
  7. VegasL0ver

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    Sure! I will post the seatnumbers on here as well the day before. I think we just have regular seats. We can have a chat in the airplaine! It's a long, long flight! :p
     
  8. VegasL0ver

    VegasL0ver Low-Roller

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    Thanks @Simpatt! :D €450 is a good price as well, but not sure if you can book one in June. That season is more expensive, that's why we go in March heheheheh. :D
     
  9. carolineno

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    Have a great time! I was thinking of checking out Barley Casino & Brew last trip but I ran out of time. Please give us the 411, Thanks!
     
  10. Simpatt

    Simpatt Low-Roller

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    Makes sense!! Looking to book ours in two weeks, can't wait!!!
     
  11. Corinne

    Corinne Low-Roller

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    I'm here now. Just telling you to make you jealous. Hehehe.
     
  12. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Love the detailed planning already. Look forward to it!
     
  13. VegasL0ver

    VegasL0ver Low-Roller

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    Will do!

    Hope you get a cheap price hehe! :thumbsup:

    Here where? In Vegas? :evillaugh


    Thank you very much!


    BTW: if anyone has any other casino's who are not listed but are on the route, please let us know! :beer:
     
  14. ruralhipster

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    I thought the Wildfire casinos were just bars with a few VP machines.

    I would add:

    M resort
    South Point
    Silverton

    if you haven't been to them
     
  15. VegasL0ver

    VegasL0ver Low-Roller

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    Thanks for your advice, we might go visit these casino's as well.

    In less then 30 days we will be in Vegasssssssssss, whoooohoooooo.

    On wednesday 16 march my friend and I will fly above Las Vegas with a hot air balloon with Vegas Balloon Rides. I will try try to livestream this with my GoPro through periscope so you can all watch it haha :thumbsup:
     
  16. Corinne

    Corinne Low-Roller

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    Just booked exit row seats. 28b and c. £58 each. That's where I will be if you want to say hi. Hope so. Be nice to chat to a fellow VMBer. Two weeks to go, yay.
     
  17. VegasL0ver

    VegasL0ver Low-Roller

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    Haha nice! I can only check-in the day before on 8 march. I will say hello when we are in the air, nice to have chat on such a long flight, haha :D
     
  18. Corinne

    Corinne Low-Roller

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    I haven't checked in. For me that's 24 hours too. Just prebooked a paid for seat. There was also an offer to upgrade to World Traveller Plus for £180 but I prefer the exit row for £58. Go to manage my booking, you may have an offer there and if the other exit seats are still there on the right hand side row 28 they are worth every penny of that £58. Not so sure about the Middle exit seats, you may get a baby there, not a good plan if it's not yours, lol.
     
  19. vegasnut

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    Hey fellow countrymen
    Wow alot of dutch people invading las vegas the last couple of years ( already saw and met alot of dutch people there as well)
    Great price on the airticket.....it fluctuates so much though( i have my tickets now for 595 but week before that it was 505 and 2 weeks later it was 680)
    Anyways good luck and enjoy vegas again....i will be going to my 2nd hometown( thats how fond i am of vegas) just after you guys.
    If you need any tips or pointers just shout out
    If you see the trooper(dealer at linq, im watching his vlogs now for a year....this month he has a daily vlog and its awesome) say hello from me( the dutch pokermonk)
    Good luck and have a fun trip
    ( you guys are not that group who stayed at the flamingo 2 years ago?)
     
  20. VegasL0ver

    VegasL0ver Low-Roller

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    Thxxx Vegasnut!:)


    I have Seat 46A! :D
     
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