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A Starry and Spectacular (I Hope!) Spring Celebration

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Flowers, Apr 23, 2021.

  1. Flowers

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    My Trip Report

    Well, after literally HUNDREDS of hours of planning over the course of four months, my trip has begun.

    I am exhausted as I was packing and organizing until about an hour before my Blacklane car service arrived at 5:30 this morning but I am now in a surreal and happy place, though more surreal. I can't fully absorb that this long-planned trip is now underway.

    I am currently enjoying a fantastic breakfast in the new American Express Centurion Lounge in Terminal 4 at JFK.

    This is the first time I have flown Delta from NYC to Las Vegas. My beloved Jet Blue kept changing the MINT flights and I was able to get a Delta One seat at a very good fare. There is no hot meal service yet on Delta (Jet Blue MINT never STOPPED serving it's amazing meals), but I am excited to experience even a toned down version of Delta One.

    I have a lot of preliminary information I want to share that may be helpful for your trip planning. If I am not snoring on the plane and the wifi is good I will try and do so during the flight.

    This trip is a long one; 19 nights in total. Three of those nights at various points will be spent at Death Valley and Zion National Parks and one night will be at Circa. Otherwise I will be camped out at my home base, my beloved Wynncore. I have a Wynn Parlor Suite booked for the duration of my stay.

    My host knows about my trips and I offered to check out before my side trips and check back in but he said absolutely not, which is great as I will just pack a small bag -- plus the large amount of equipment I brought (including a portable telescope I purchased yesterday) -- for my DV and Zion NP trips.

    Okay, I think I should be heading to the gate as it is a hike and my flight is in 45 minutes.

    Breakfast was wonderful, including the french toast.

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  2. breanna61

    breanna61 Super Moderator

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    I am looking forward to your adventures. Safe travels and have a fabulous trip!
     
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  3. news423

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    Same here! You always do Vegas in a classy way and with style!

    Also looking forward to your Death Valley and Zion report as well!
     
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  4. Chuck2009x

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    For more distancing on the plane, look through the wrong end of the binoculars.

    Have fun!
     
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    Have a great trip! I really enjoy your trip reports!
     
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  6. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    Have fun
     
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  7. Elf70

    Elf70 High-Roller

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    Safe travels. It sounds like an amazing trip. Hope the gambling is great and the side adventures are wonderful.
     
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  8. Kachow

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    Have an awesome trip and I hope you hit a monster jackpot.
     
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  9. duceiswild

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    Good luck and have a great trip. Always enjoy following along with your reports, especially your great pictures!

    safe travels!
     
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  10. SoccerMomNC

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    Yay!! At least three weeks of live @Flowers report! Safe travels and good luck!
     
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  11. Stasii

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    Oh yesssss! This is so exciting. Another Flowers TR and a long one at that, I’m so ready. Have an amazing trip!
     
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  12. vegas superfan

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    I have been waiting for this!

    You and I seem to be in sync with our trips to both Las Vegas and Atlantic City (I promise, I am not stalking you!)

    I am so envious of / happy for you for having a 19 night trip. That's how long mine was supposed to be. But now I arrive after you and leave before you.

    Your mission on this trip is to hit a six figure jackpot, preferably on Buffalo.
     
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  13. klevegas

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    Have a great trip! Hopefully will get to meet you next Thursday at the get together.
     
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  14. mattMN10

    mattMN10 Minnesota living. Las Vegas dreaming.

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    Have an amazing trip! Looking forward to hearing about your adventures! Help me scratch my Vegas itch until I can get out there next week :woohoo:
     
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  15. Jason Mom

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    Yay @Flowers excited to follow along your Trip Report :)
     
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    @Flowers I am also flying delta one for my June trip - much more affordable than JB Mint right now. i have done Delta One pre pandemic - very similar to Jet Blue Mint. last time i flew delta out of Terminal 4 the Centurion Lounge was not there. the Delta lounge was my choice but i am definitely going to hit the Centurion this time ( my one issue with T5 - no lounges). Enjoy your trip
     
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    Oh Miss Flowers, the time has come for another glorious trip! All of your plans sound great as always and a few substantial wins along the way is just the icing on the cake! Hope to see you on Thursday before I get out of there but if not, WIN WIN WIN! :thumbsup:
     
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    Good luck and have fun!
    Been looking forward to this TR.
     
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    DaiLun R.C., L.C., and A.A.N.G.

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    Good luck. If I wander over to Wynn, maybe I'll see ya!!!
     
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    Good luck and I know you'll have a wonderful time. Oh, I'll also be taking notes for our upcoming Vegas/Wynn stay. :nworthy:
     
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