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Rolling Low and Solo : 2/28-3/2

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by martinr, Feb 28, 2016.

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  1. martinr

    martinr High-Roller

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    My Trip Report

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    martinr High-Roller

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    Alright, as an earlier thread asked, "when do you feel like your vacation has started", mine started when I bacled out of the garage heading for the airport.
    Also, an earlier thread talked about low vs high rollers. I am in between by the descriptions during that discussion.
    My Allegiant flight takes me to Austin and then to (no, not Mecca) Vegas. Staying at Flamingo this time booked on a comp Go Room. The promo included a 100.00 dining credit. Best of what the choices for that was Centet Cut Steakhouse. Also using Diamond 100.00 certificate at GR Steak. Portofino at Mirage is another dinner on MLife.
    Last trip was July 2015, so I'm ready! Plan on a little sportsbook action with my KU Jayhawk vs Texas on Monday night. Rock Chalk Jayhawk!
    Wish me luck with Allegiant.
     
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    martinr High-Roller

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    Cool. Pilot saw a nail in a tire on the plane. They're having to change it with a 1.5 hr delay.
    But, a flight to Texas provides some interesting people watching in the gate area.
     
    Rock Chalk Jayhawk!
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    martinr High-Roller

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    Rollin Low and Solo 2/28-3/2

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    The interestimg people watching as I wait for my flight to Texas and then Vegas.
     
    Rock Chalk Jayhawk!
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    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Good luck!

    I prefer seeing the direct posting of tapatalk pics, just in case you were testing the difference between the two. ;)
     
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    martinr High-Roller

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    Allegiant didn't have a tire to change. Had to switch to a flight to Phoenix and then Southwest to Vegas. Only going to be a 4.5 hr delay getting there. Ain't travel grand!
     
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    dhlamar Low-Roller

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    WOW take it out on the tables when you get there!!!!!
     
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    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Yikes! Get the bad luck out of the way early!
     
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    martinr High-Roller

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    Phoenix flight had a power issue with the jetway. Late leaving. Will I ever get to start this freakin trip?
     
    Rock Chalk Jayhawk!
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    Your luck can only get better from here!
     
  11. martinr

    martinr High-Roller

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    You would think. But apparently Allegiant flies to a different airport than where Soutwest flies from. So I'm having to shuttle to Sky Harbor. Wish I had known this. All Allegiant shows is flying to Phoenix.
     
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    Wow! Talk about 'when it rains it pours'. Wishing you the best in just getting to LV...then you can take it from there.
     
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    martinr High-Roller

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    Thanks. At the right airport finally. I'm only an hour away by plane now. Surely this means all of my bad mojp will be behind me when I do get there
     
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    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Yikes! at least it sounds like you still had enough time to catch the SWA flight! I wouldn't want a short layover at Sky Harbor, the one time I changed planes there (had less than an hour), they made me reenter security! :grrr: And sky harbor is 32 miles away from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport! Damn.
     
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    martinr High-Roller

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    At least I did some sightseeing on the SuperShuttle between airports. A cab driver offered to take me. But I felt like I would have been long-hauled.
     
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    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Even without a long haul, it would have been $78...lol How much was the Super Shuttle?
     
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    48.00 on SS. Plus we had to drop a passenger off at her home. I didn't think that was terrible.
     
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    You started out the TR with a nice picture. Hope they get better. :wink2:
     
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    Got to get better. Thanks!
     
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    martinr High-Roller

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    My nightmare is over.
    I'm finally checked in at the Flamingo in a Go room 25th floor overlooking the Strip. Taking advantage of my dining comp at Center Cut.
    Not a dollar has been spent yet on any games of chance. But, that is only on hold until after dinner. More to follow...
     
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