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Anyone not use rental car, cab or Uber/Lyft during your stay?

Discussion in 'Getting There & Getting Around' started by nostresshere, May 8, 2017.

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  1. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    Other than getting to and from the hotel, anyone not use any car at all during their visit to Vegas?

    We stopped renting years ago and use Uber, but even that is very limited. I think we might have used it once last trip and that was for a hotel switch. We walk quite a few miles each day and half-ass plan the day so we can walk back.

    I was wondering about this after someone else asked about people that never leave their hotel during their trip.
     
  2. h0und10

    h0und10 VIP Whale

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    I have done a few trips without getting into a car other than to and from airport..
    Probably half of my trips actually since i did not leave the strip for anything
     
  3. GrPa

    GrPa Low-Roller

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    If we can walk without getting worn out or too hot, we'll walk. Other than hotel switches, we've only rented a car/Uber twice in 9 trips.
     
  4. Natural21

    Natural21 Low-Roller

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    I walk and use buses and shuttles. Takes a little planning, but, works for me.
    Good luck. :beer::beer:
     
  5. Its Only Money

    Its Only Money VIP Whale

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    If we have no shows or dinners more then two properties away it is pretty common for us. We will walk all over the strip, but if she has heels on it seems like we are more likely to get a ride. We never take a car during the day. I've thought about renting a car in the past but then just think it will be a total waste.
     
  6. JeJas

    JeJas VIP Whale

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    my transportation methods are walking and bus.
     
  7. JeJas

    JeJas VIP Whale

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    I do casino hopping using bus, never feel inconvenient.
    The only casino I can't reach ( the RTC bus can't reach) is M.
     
  8. BlacklabberMike

    BlacklabberMike VIP Whale

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    only drove in Vegas once. first trip just to say i drove The Strip.
    And it was a PITA way back then.
     
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  9. CMUCPA14

    CMUCPA14 Low-Roller

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    Granted my fiancée and I are young, but we average anywhere from 7-13 miles of walking most days. Only time we Uber is to get downtown and to/from airport. It's a much better experience to drink and casino hop down the strip, IMO. Part of being in Vegas is people watching and expericing the Different themed casinos and area on the strip. I think you'd miss a lot of that if you taxi/Uber from every destination.
     
  10. DaiLun

    DaiLun R.C., L.C., and A.A.N.G.

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    One trip I used the shuttle from the airport to Downtown, and the Deuce (bus) from Downtown to the Strip casinos.
     
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  11. tmoney25

    tmoney25 High-Roller

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    We acquire transportation to/from airport. Only two other times did we not walk. Once we took the Deuce to Freemont St. Another time we took a cab to the outlet mall near downtown.
     
  12. bignig135

    bignig135 Low-Roller

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    We got a shuttle bus to our hotel, then either walked or caught the Deuce bus everywhere last trip. Being British we don't fancy driving on " the wrong side of the road" and the Strip looks a nightmare to drive down! So many close shaves when in taxis on previous trips, as the drivers seem to have death wishes!
     
  13. Drewm1972

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    Many times we been to Vegas we never rented it car - but we do have few friends who resides in Vegas they provide us ride couple of times but mostly we used car services provide by hotel (comped) if not used Uber (this has worked out great so far, no issues) if not we walked also have taken tram, monorails and buses as well. Try not to use cab.
     
  14. Geogran

    Geogran Whooo. Whooo.

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    We always used to rent a car and jitney all around Vegas - lots of fun and was a good way to see attractions and local casinos.
    Vegas traffic has gotten so bad, now we only rent a car for one day about every 4 or 5 trips for a day of casino hopping or sightseeing wirh friends.
    We stay on the strip so walk almost everywhere, although I prefer to stay put in the casino we are staying at! Occasionally use Uber or cab if we have wandered too far or late at night after seeing a show.
     
  15. leo21

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    In early days, yes. We would come to the strip and walk the whole time. If we went offstrip, it was to someplace with a free shuttle. And it was when the monorail was really cheap and we would get a better bang for the buck getting partially used multi ride tickets off eBay.

    Now I am an off strip person and I converted half my family to offstrip too. For a short enough trip I could theoretically get away with staying on property for a whole trip but I just prefer having a rental car.
     
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    We always want the option to go out to Red Rock or Valley of Fire or other excursions around the area. So we always rent a car.
     
  17. sinkster

    sinkster "It's called a satchel"

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    We always drive to Vegas. We visit quite a few off strip casinos/attractions/restaurants so it's nice to have a car. Otherwise, anything on the Strip we walk to.
     
  18. BlueBellThunder

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    For the first time I didn't rent a car for my trip last month. Uber/Lyft worked great for us.
     
  19. in4mation808

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    I don't like busses, or walking. So I always rent.
     
  20. thecarve

    thecarve Misanthrope

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    Yeah, I'm like you, nostress.

    I go to Vegas enough that I never feel I have to see everything on THAT trip. So, when I'm staying at Wynncore, I tend to hang out in the north strip places. When I stay at Cosmo, I hang out mid-strip. I take a cab once, maybe twice, a trip. Usually it's when I'm having dinner somewhere far from my home casino or on the rare instances when I go DT.
     
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