Having worked in the travel industry for so long I'm usually pretty good about snagging deals on airfare for our Vegas trips but this time the prices are just not going down! Mom and I are leaving Oct 10 in the evening and coming home in the evening on Oct 13. The cost on AA is still $385+ which is way more than I've ever paid for a ticket to Vegas. We don't want to make a connection so it looks like we have to sacrifice $ for convenience. They say, prices are lowest 7 weeks out. My 7 week deadline hit this past Thursday and the prices were NOT lower. On bing.com it says to wait "fares dropping $50+" but I'm wondering how far in advance do you think I will see a difference? October is not usually a big travel month to Vegas and I don't see any huge conventions going on that weekend so I'm not sure what the deal is. I really didn't want to pay more than $250 for my ticket because it's just a short getaway trip. Just had to vent. Looks like the economy must be back on track judging by these prices!