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A Hotel-Hopping, Low-Rolling, (Live-Ish) Solo Grad Trip

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by jsn1992, May 6, 2017.

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  1. jsn1992

    jsn1992 Low-Roller

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    My Trip Report

    So after three months of planning this trip, having a buddy cancel out and alternating my plans, I'm finally less than 24 hours away from making a return to the holy land of quads, degeneracy, and free-flowing booze. I'll be flying out of STL Tomorrow Afternoon (Sadly during Game 6 for all you hockey fans out there) via Frontier, and will be flying back in the unglorious Midwest on Southwest Wednesday morning.

    Knowing how I just finished up with my MBA last week, I don't intend on having a pretty high bankroll, but I plan to make the most of it by really just exploring downtown and the strip in its entirety if at all possible! And due to having moving this trip up a week, my hotel situation is now pretty crazy in and of itself. Thankfully, I kept that cost to a minimum thanks to comps from either gambling at Harrah's KC, or just really cheap rates nonetheless.

    Sunday: Four Queens
    Monday: Planet Hollywood
    Tuesday: Luxor

    Only plans that are sure and set in stone are Beatles Love on Monday Night, along with a stop at the Mirage Buffet. (Thanks myVegas!) Also, will be using a $50 Drink Credit at Times Square Dueling Pianos on Tuesday night as well. (Thanks again myVegas!) Other than that, anything really goes!

    The big goal is to somehow set foot and really explore nearly every casino on the Strip and Downtown if at all possible. Sports Betting will be pretty big for me on this trip as well. Regardless, If the comp train comes a calling, I'd like that too! More importantly, if you happen to be in town, I'd love to meet up!

    This trip has been a long time coming, and the fact it's finally happening is surreal. I'll try to keep everyone updated via tapatalk (if I can figure out how to work it), along with likely some hammered live updates and hangover-laden morning updates. Can't wait to share some of the strip with you all!
     
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  2. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    You mean you didn't want to take the frontier redeye back? Haha

    Good luck!
     
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  3. breanna61

    breanna61 Super Moderator

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    3 hotels in as many nights is ambitious! Three trips in one. Enjoy!
     
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    Have fun!
     
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  5. 93 Octane

    93 Octane Chief bottle washer

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    I like the way you do Vegas, my trip in Dec was 6 nights and 4 hotels..

    Giddyup and let's see some winning tickets:usa:
     
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    Have fun i never did the hotelswap thing im too lazy
     
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  7. jsn1992

    jsn1992 Low-Roller

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    Haha, well the original plan was to road trip there, so I'd rather pay the extra $40 for a later flight!
     
  8. jsn1992

    jsn1992 Low-Roller

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    Giddy up indeed!
     
  9. jsn1992

    jsn1992 Low-Roller

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    Thank goodness for Uber and Lyft discount codes!
     
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    If i were like you i had to use them 44 times last year:woohoo:
     
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  11. Vegas Erica

    Vegas Erica VIP Whale

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    Good luck!! I've seen Love 3 times in 5 years and still walk out as happy as can be - the show is wonderful!
     
    Christmas Trip (Maybe??)
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  12. jsn1992

    jsn1992 Low-Roller

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    En route to Lambert now! Shoutout to the aunt for taking me and letting me leave car at her place! [​IMG]
     
  13. jsn1992

    jsn1992 Low-Roller

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    TSA was a BREEZE! A little under three hours til wheels up, so of course you gotta pregame. Maybe I'll be like Pam from The Office and get kicked out of a chili's.

    [​IMG]
     
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    carolineno VIP Whale

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    Sounds like a great trip. I'll be interested in your review of the NYNY piano bar reward (ease of use, drink prices, is there food?) - I've bought it but end up returning it. Win lots!
     
    Best friend's 50th bash! Longest trip yet!
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    3 nights in three hotels should be fun.
    good luck!
     
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    hillwood24 High-Roller

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    Good luck! Will be following along!
     
  17. jsn1992

    jsn1992 Low-Roller

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    [​IMG]
    Papa has Returned
     
  18. jsn1992

    jsn1992 Low-Roller

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    [​IMG]

    Somehow got upgraded at 4 Queens! This is easily one of the largest rooms I've ever been in!
     
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    jrp227 Low-Roller

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    Congrats on your graduation and hope you have a super blast! Win big!!
     
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    jsn1992 Low-Roller

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    Down little, booze is flowing
     
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