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Buffets WITHOUT a stay?

Discussion in 'MyVegas' started by ffejry, Jun 17, 2018.

  1. ffejry

    ffejry #1 Bears Fan

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    Trying to earn as many LPs for upcoming trip in August... Just saw that the one I wanted (Aria brunch) requires a stay... Anybody have a list of places/food that do NOT require a stay at MGM? It's a real pain to go through the terms for each one...
     
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    WelshBlonde Wishing I was in Vegas

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    I believe the 2 for 1 buffets don't have a stay requirment.

    I've not see a list I'm afraid on here or the MyVegas facebook groups I'm on likely due to the T's and C's being subject to change so I think the only way would be for you to check them all sorry.
     
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  3. DaiLun

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

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    The ones that required a stay had a key icon on the lower left hand corner.

    Look at the Bellagio buffet reward vs. the Mandalay Bay reward.

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  4. eaglejohn

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    Most do but I think Aria does not. Need to read terms. Only takes a few minutes to go to page 2 of rewards. BOGO's do not and higher priced do not. Spend 5 minutes and read the terms, not an all afternoon task
     
  5. ffejry

    ffejry #1 Bears Fan

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    I don't mind, but for whatever reason, MyVegas is horribly and notoriously SLOW and LAGGY on my PC. @DaiLun made it sooooo much easier by mentioning the key thing! Thanks a lot!!!

    EDIT: Actually, not all of them have a key (Aria for example) which really shows the laziness of the MyVegas folk.
     
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  6. jbee

    jbee Low-Roller

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    In the PAST, many buffets could be redeemed on weekends. Not anymore. Bummer..
     
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    The buffets that DON'T require a stay are the ones that have a higher "price"--and you typically need to snag them quickly when the rewards refresh.
     
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    MB and Mirage offer breakfast/lunch buffet rewards w/o a stay requirement for a higher purchase price...
     
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    Astribling High-Roller

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    I'm having the same problem. I'm going solo in September so all the 2 for 1 food items really do me no good. I could use some myvegas points for a free night, but then I would still get charged a resort fee and I can stay at CET with NO resort fee. So that kind of defeats the purpose of a free buffet. So far I'm not finding much use for me to continue with myvegas. Kind of a bummer because I spent a long time getting my points up. :(
     
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  10. ffejry

    ffejry #1 Bears Fan

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    Agreed. I saved up for Mirage, which is sold out for my dates :(
     
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    You still need to pay the resort fee on free rooms ?
     
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    Yep on myvegas you do.
     
  13. ffejry

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    Yep, but it is not a bad deal. The Mirage dates I want is 100something, but if I only have to pay 37 or whatever a night... That's a win.

    Fees are dumb, but that's still 100something savings right there...
     
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    Technically it's not a bad deal. However, if I can stay at a CET property for comped rooms and not pay a resort fee because I am diamond, then staying at an mlife property JUST so I can get the free buffet from myvegas is totally not worth it.

    I'm still watching for an mlife buffet that doesn't require a stay, and I have no problem paying for LP for it. But they always seem to be sold out :(
     
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  15. michael cadena

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    Yea I guess nothings free in life huh ? But still paying less always help soften the blow
     
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    I've been trying to snag a "non-stay" buffet for a few weeks now but can never seem to get one before they're sold out. This might be addressed somewhere, but are the rewards still refreshing at random?
     
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    I would love to know as well if there is a certain refresh schedule.
     
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    might want to join a myvegas group on facebook. Someone almost daily report when they see a reward refresh. Always get mine.
     
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  19. ffejry

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    I have noticed that 9-10am Chicago time, the rewards are almost ALWAYS there. I have not noticed a certain day, just weekdays typically.

    And I decided to use the morning buffets for Aria and Mirage. May skip Mirage and try Wynn out of pocket. This way, I can try something new and exciting, including dinner/snack time. More costly, but why keep repeating myself in Vegas when there's so many new options?
     
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    To add to this thread, not sure when it went into effect but you can no longer "pay" the money half of these BOGO buffets with your express comps. I learned this the hard way earlier this year.

    You could always use them in the past. My dilemma now is to pay $24.99 of MY money and get one free. Or just use $50 in express comps and pay nothing out of pocket.

    These rewards keep taking a bigger shit all the time.