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Best Deals for Alcohol in Las Vegas? Costco, Lee's, Total Wine or?

Discussion in 'Las Vegas for the Frugal (not Cheap)' started by MinRaiser66, Nov 5, 2018.

  1. MinRaiser66

    MinRaiser66 Tourist

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    I like to get a deal on alcohol but I know the prices can widely fluctuate depending on sales and time of year. Who generally has the best deals and selection overall on booze in Vegas?
     
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    Good question. I'm here for answers.

    However, I will add that I love the Costco Kirkland Silver Tequila and Vodka. $15 bucks for 1.75 Liters. It's good quality and inexpensive. You can easily host a party for 50 people and not spend too much.
     
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    You can look at Total Wine prices on their website and according to their website, Lee's is having a buy 1 get one for 1 penny sale, mostly wine, but some booze. They list what is on sale.
     
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    Costco hands down. I’ve done all of the liquor stores from ABC to Lee’s to some of the shady ones in the areas around the Strip. Costco is way cheaper and also serves as a good one-stop shop for anything else you’ll need. The only issue with costco is that you’ll likely need a rental car due to the distance from the Strip in order to make it economical.
     
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    I have done the online comparisons and it has been very helpful. The Penny sale offered by Lee's looks good as a promotion but Total's wine prices are very closely matched at their sale prices. The problem with Costco is it is difficult to find anything with their liquor prices online. I have to wait to get there to compare. I would like to know what others think so I don't have to price compare on my own. I can just one stop shop when I get there! Thanks everyone for your info.
     
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    I will have a car as I am staying up in Summerlin. Thank you for your info. It's great that I can use your experience to avoid running around on my own! Costco Gas is cheap too!
     
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    I think it depends on what you want. I doubt you'd beat Costco prices but do you want a huge bottle and do they have the alcohol you want? For me for a trip to Vegas, the answer is no. For a party, the answer might be yes. (my Costco doesn't have liquor because I live in an ABC state, so I've only visited in Wisconsin, haven't looked at the liquor selection in Vegas) If I wanted 750ml of a nice vodka, gin, bourbon - I'd probably go to Lees. I have had WAY too much fun filling up my cart there in the past. And then I could get more variety in smaller bottles appropriate to a long weekend trip to Vegas. But again - depends on the quantity and variety you're looking for....

    I haven't shopped Total Wine in Vegas - again, ABC state here so my Total Wine only has wine & beer - and it's good for that but not my top choice for most things because I have good specialty beer & wine stores that I prefer to use.
     
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    Vons is an option and free delivery last time I used them
     
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    Either Lees or Total Wine. Check the ads for what you are looking for.
     
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    Costco has so few Choices and I drink Luksusowa Polish Potato Vodka.
    Lee's Discount Liquor is cheaper than Total Wine for my choices
     
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    A few months ago when I came into town solo my Uber driver was all about taking me to a liquor store despite me saying repeatedly I wasn’t interested. So shady ones are out there
     
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    If you use your b-connected card at Suncoast you'll get I believe a 10% discount, at there gift shop. Not a huge assortment like Orleans has an entire store, but prices are in line.
     
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    I'll throw a vote in for Total Wine. We actually drove out to the one in Summerlin from the strip, which is 5 mins from Suncoast, because we love Veil vodka (I think it's exclisive to them) and they always have some scotches I like.

    Wish I had known Costco has liquor when I was at Red Rock. Ours has only beer & wine.
     
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    The new Total Wine ad was in the paper today and I just happened to go to Costco this week and bought some wine. Comparing those prices, Costco was about a dollar cheaper on everyone one. The wines were in the $12-$15 dollar range per bottle so that is around 8-9% cheaper. Their Kirkland brand wines and liquors are worth a try especially for items like tequila if you are mixing.
     
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    We actually picked up some vodka, wine, mixers in Target during this past August's LV trip....good prices on liquor, and a full assortment of departments for whatever else you might need. In Maryland the state doesn't allow grocery, discount, and warehouse stores to sell wine, beer and hard liquors..sucks. I wish our Sam's and Costco weren't restricted...great prices and good assortment.
     
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    Order from Von's and they deliver, unless you have a rental car, then go to costco!
     
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    Lees has way better selection than Costco. The savings between your choices would be very minimal IMO. Go for whatever is easy.
     
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    Costco cherry picks the top movers and also some one time only products to sell.

    Gotta ask, have you tried Sobieski Polish Vodka? It’s made from rye grain. Very reasonable, about the price of Smirnoff.

    As for Total Wine, they have many labels that are exclusive to them, but I guess when you sell $3 billion of booze a year you can get some buying power.
     
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    I switched to Luksusowa because for some reason my body doesnt seem to like alcohol anymore, non grain vodka did help a little, but going to bed at 2:45 and waking up at 5-6 am with Heartburn that feels like you might die from it, has stopped most of my drinking. It didn't happen every time, but it happened often enough to scare me straight.
    I haven't had a drink in 3 months, but I will be drinking in Vegas in December until the symptoms come back.
     
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