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Hotel Casinos and Travelers Cheques

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by surfside, Jul 22, 2012.

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  1. surfside

    surfside Tourist

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    Hi everyone:

    Bit of a stupid question here...as I am not comfy with traveling with cash to Vegas, does anyone know if the hotels/casinos will cash travelers cheques without a fee?

    I use a local credit union at home, and do not wanna pay the big fees on the hotel ATMs to wd my cash.

    thanks

    DH
     
  2. Slotchick

    Slotchick High-Roller

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    I take traveller's cheques when travelling to Vegas and through Excalibur/Luxor/Mandalay have not yet been charged to cash them. I'm sure most wouldn't charge as it's money being spent in their casino :) But then again I have only had experience with those three.
     
  3. HAWJOHN

    HAWJOHN Tourist

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    Prior to switching to a credit line, I used travelers cheques at the downtown Boyd casinos. It used to be time consuming, but later, it became a very simple process. There were no fees. I used to get my free checks at our local credit union.
     
  4. surfside

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    My credit union will give me fee free travelers checks, but want to find a place to cash em for free somewhere on the strip. If i could do my poker buys in with my card, id that in a heart beat!

    thanks
     
  5. makikiboy

    makikiboy VIP Whale

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    I also get free TC's from my credit union to travel with.

    Not sure but I haven't found a cashier cage at any of the major casinos which didn't accept TC's. You just need to show them your ID to cash em.

    Cashing TC's should be a problem for you.

    I also do not want to carry a lot of cash so I use TC's and set up markers so I don't have to carry a lot with me.
     
  6. jgates8

    jgates8 VIP Whale

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    No problems at CET casinos - now NO ONE in town carries them anymore, so I opened a credit line and also set up check cashing line.
     
  7. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    how much cash are we talking about? there's lots of threads about how to get your bankroll to Vegas and TCs is not usually top on the list.
     
  8. Jimbo338

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    I don't see banks advertising TCs anymore and they used to charge 1% but I believe that AAA members can get them free if you are not a member of a credit union. I haven't carried them to LV in a long time but never had a problem cashing them anywhere that I went, hotels or restaurants etc.

    Jimbo338
     
  9. makikiboy

    makikiboy VIP Whale

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    Not sure what you mean by NO ONE. Is this for ATM's? Cashing TC's? Providing TC's?

    I always take along some TC's and have no problem cashing them at the boyd properties so not sure what you are implying.
     
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