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Pre-Trip Report

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by andyg99, Jul 31, 2016.

  1. andyg99

    andyg99 Low-Roller

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    just a few more days and I'll be taking off after work on Friday! I'll be driving with my daughter, I expect to arrive at about midnight. Her boyfriend, my son, and my sister and niece will arrive at various times in the next day (all kids are over 21). A bit bummed that my brother in law can't make it, he's my favorite Vegas buddy.... Here's what I plan to do:

    Friday: check-in at Luxor, pop open my 24 oz Heineken traditional first drink! 1 hour (maybe more) of slots and then go to bed

    Saturday: AM buffet at Caesars, I got the groupon for two which includes the VIP front of the line thingy and two drinks. After breakfast wander the strip with my daughter - Bellagio to see the ATM fish tank. Slots in various casinos we pop into. The buffet is the only planned meal, we'll just "graze" the rest of the day if we get hungry. That how I usually do it, one sit down meal a day. Probably an hour or two at the pool. I also have to check to my room, I'll be in my daughters room on night one since the other two sharing the room won't be there, I'm in the premier tower suite, hope it's worth it! Carrot Top at night and then gamble until I am ready for bed (anywhere from midnight to 5AM)

    Sunday: sister and niece arrive from NY - she loves Tuscany so well gamble there at night, rest of the day is open for whatever we feel like doing.

    Monday: we'll all get together at BurGR late afternoon and then head to Fremont. Side note: everyone who is going enjoys each other's company AND has no problem doing solo stuff - I know folks here can relate because many of us have stories of guests who have made things somewhat 'difficult'

    Tuesday: another day of doing whatever I feel like - I'll probably take my sister to lunch or dinner. I love The Oyster Bar at Harrahs so I'd like to treat her to that.

    Wednesday: drive home. Sis will be coming to stay for the rest of the week.

    So lots of open time during the trip to do what I love best in Vegas: ANYTHING! I'll do a trip report when I get back, I can't imagine doing a live one but I REALLY appreciate the folks who take the time to do theirs live.
     
    Luxor Trip #12, Vegas Trip #28!
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  2. Kobra2848

    Kobra2848 Low-Roller

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    Sounds like a great trip planned. Six weeks until my family trip to celebrate my youngest brothers son turning 21.

    Mark
     
  3. guapoxxx

    guapoxxx High-Roller

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    Sorry your brother in law couldn't make the trip but your plan sounds good... Looking forward to reading your trip report. Good luck andyg99!
     
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  4. Richard Alpert

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    Definitely sounds like a great time coming up! Wishing the best for you and your crew!

    RICHARD
     
  5. sybgal

    sybgal VIP Whale

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    Love to hear that others also do a "flexible" schedule when traveling with a group.....everyone can have a good time! Enjoy :)
     
  6. Quick Sand

    Quick Sand Low-Roller

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    Sounds like a good trip report building up .. I'll be watching. Have fun.
     
  7. carolineno

    carolineno High-Roller

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    Will be following along - until I get there myself! Have a great time! BTW your avatar reminds me that I need to watch "Vegas Vacation" again before I leave for my trip.
     
  8. Niteshade

    Niteshade Low-Roller

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    Have fun - can't wait for the report!
     
  9. andyg99

    andyg99 Low-Roller

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    I'll be watching Vegas vacation tomorrow night, The Hangover on Wednesday night... Thursday night is pack and organize - as soon as I come home on Friday bags go in the car and we are off to the promised land!
     
    Luxor Trip #12, Vegas Trip #28!
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  10. andyg99

    andyg99 Low-Roller

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    BTW - the 3 that are going with me to see Carrot Top think I got seats near the back... Front row surprise on Saturday night and shots of Crown! although reading the reviews on his show it seems like there isn't a bad seat in the house
     
    Luxor Trip #12, Vegas Trip #28!
  11. andyg99

    andyg99 Low-Roller

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    I wouldn't do it any other way - I had a bad experience going to Vegas with the "wrong" person... never will happen again.
     
    Luxor Trip #12, Vegas Trip #28!
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  12. Stephiede1975

    Stephiede1975 Tourist

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    Sounds like some good plans, have fun!! We'll be arriving a few hours before you.
     
  13. Big dan

    Big dan Low-Roller

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    Haha I thought that was your picture in that avatar I never realized it was Chevy chase
     
  14. Lady Fortuna

    Lady Fortuna High-Roller

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    Sounds like you're gonna have a great time, Andy! I will look out for your trip report and wish you the best of luck and fun!
     
  15. Lady Fortuna

    Lady Fortuna High-Roller

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    If you and your sister like oysters, maybe you like this tip:

    At the Venetian DB Brasserie they have $1 oysters during oyster hour, every day between 5-6pm.
    Link: http://www.venetian.com/restaurants/french/db-brasserie.html# (under "MENUS" click "View Happy Hour Menu")
     
  16. Lady Fortuna

    Lady Fortuna High-Roller

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    Lol I also make that mistake always with people's avatars, thinking it's them in the picture.