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Finally 10 days doing whatever i want 8/27 - 9/5

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Maxmannl, Aug 27, 2019.

  1. BlueBellThunder

    BlueBellThunder VIP Whale

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    I think Bally’s is the only pool on the Strip with a deep end. I actually enjoy that pool, as well as Paris. I’ve never been to Flamingos pool as many trips as I’ve made. I suppose it’s because even though you can use to pool as Bally’s guest, I just didn’t feel like walking over.

    You mentioned Zion earlier. I’d recommend a tour group that does both Zion & Bryce National park. It’s a long day, but we’ll worth it.

    https://gc.tours/reservations

    This company is solid, as I’ve used them in the past, if you’re traveling by yourself you’ll have to call, as you can’t book a solo person online.
     
  2. Skybird

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    Following along have fun. Eat drink and be merry!
     
  3. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Yeah Bally's is the only one left with a deep end, afaik.
     
  4. Maxmannl

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    The deep end is correct, diving is allowed. I really like the hotel. Fridge in room, nicely renovated (couple of years ago already).

    After pool decided I should take a powernap. Bad idea.... Woke up 2,5 hours later. But awake for now, let's see how it works out.

    Having some dinner before the gambling. Way too much food ate half of it.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  5. Maxmannl

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    Crashed out around 1am. Gambling wise bad day evening was -250 hit nothing.

    Up for another strip walk, burning some calories balancing the food here [​IMG]
     
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  6. Ezzy711

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    Great photos. Looks like you are enjoying the trip and I'm sure it will continue. Make sure you walk in the morning and evenings, the dry heat can sneak up on you. You may not feel that hot but can get dehydrated pretty quick.

    Looking forward to seeing more.
     
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  7. Maxmannl

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    Thanks! I make sure I drink enough and chill during the hot hours 1-6pm.

    Walked another 6K this morning. And had breakfast at in n out Burger (yes very healthy).
    Also did some shopping at Abercrombie, checked the receipt when I got back and noticed 2 items didn't had any discount while the rack said 50% so need to go back this afternoon or tomorrow. Ugh.

    Now heading for the Paris pool. Crowds are really picking up here with the labor day weekend coming. Already huge line at check-in.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  8. UnicornTX

    UnicornTX Low-Roller

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    Enjoying your report. Good luck!
     
  9. miss_sonja

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    Great pics of your morning walk!

    I have to add Bally’s to my list due to that pool with a deep end. Love diving.
     
  10. Maxmannl

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    Great evening. Some quick food at yard house with a Moscow mule. Some gambling after. Only decent bonus so far the Willy Wonka machine. Up a whopping $12 so far .

    Google fit says i did a good job today.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  11. tringlomane

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    Up 12 is better than down 12!
     
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  12. smerrian

    smerrian View from Bally's

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    Yes, American portions are basically 2 meals and Europeans aren't much for taking home leftovers...which Americans have become quite used to. For no left overs you really have to train yourself to order half the food you would normally order. Personally, I love leftovers for a later snack, but I'm American.
     
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  13. Maxmannl

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    Yeah usually order a starter with a side or something special has to be on the menu.

    And need your guys advise

    I noticed something funny got lots of comped nights now after the gambling of the last days. Would save around $250 if I would check out today make a new booking and check-in later today again.

    Does someone know the policy in this? will the remaining nights of my original booking won't be charged? Would you think it's possible to adjust my original booking so I don't have to check out?[​IMG]
     
  14. smerrian

    smerrian View from Bally's

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    I would go to the diamond check-in room (on the side of regular registration desk) and ask to speak to the host on duty there. Show him/her your dilemma. I think they will just fix things up for you without you having to go through all the check-in/check-out hassle.
     
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  15. JoeBlack

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    Yeah I would ask the Diamond desk what happens if you cancel and book the comp'd nights instead of the charged nights? Has never happened to me before So dunno.
    Great Pictures. It suppose to be 105-110 degrees this week!
     
  16. Maxmannl

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    Diamond desk said no lol. Seems a bug in system all comped nights sold out in the eventual calendar.

    Chilling at Paris pool. For now spot in shade but sun is creeping in. Buzz is good here.

    Almost forgot but have ticket for Blue Man group this evening at 9pm. Reading mixed reviews about this show.


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  17. FullPay

    FullPay When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro

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    Also enjoying the pictures. New cellphone or actual camera?
     
  18. Dutch34

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    If Blue Man in Vegas is anything like in Chicago, you will love it. It’s totally unique and a lot of fun! Go enjoy the bizarre nature of BMG!
     
  19. Maxmannl

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    Just a phone Oneplus 6T :)
     
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  20. Maxmannl

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    Picked a safe spot with enough distance to the splashzone [​IMG]

    Legroom sucks, some advice never pick row AA
    [​IMG]
     
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