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Luxor 8/10-8/16

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by bshowell, Aug 9, 2016.

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  1. VeddaLasVegas

    VeddaLasVegas High-Roller

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    Great trip! Thanks for sharing!!!
     
  2. Chairman Meow

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    Nice TR, thanks!
     
  3. bshowell

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    Thanks for reading everyone! So I'm back home (and freshly napped) and I'll do a quick wrap up.

    Flights - Southwest DCA to LAS and LAS to BWI

    Limo - Omni round trip

    Transportation - we walked mostly - and an occasional Lyft ride since we had the $50 code

    Hotel - we stayed at Luxor in a Tower Queen - East Tower 16352 - since we pay for our room, it was within in budget (under $800 for the 6 nights we needed incl $20 food credit oooh)

    Gambling - I couldn't win a damn thing. We started calling my one sister "Chicken Dinner" because she just kept winning enough to go on. We played in Luxor, Mandalay, MGM, Cosmo, Bellagio, Caesars, and Linq.

    Food - Public House (Luxor), Pyramid Cafe (Luxor), Tacos & Tequila (Luxor), Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill (MGM), Tom's Urban (NYNY-ish), California Pizza Kitchen (The Park), Pampas Brazilian Grill (Miracle Mile), Bacchanal Buffet (Caesars), Yong Kang Street (Paris), Spice Market (PHo) and random Starbucks.

    Discounts - MyVegas - Wolfgang Puck, Grand Canyon, KA, $50 Freeplay (my two sisters); Groupon- Bacchanal, Pampas; TravelZoo - Spice Market

    Any questions, let me know! :peace:
     
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  4. Demo84

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    I seriously cannot believe that they have a water conservation fee?? On the bill. What the hell is that?
     
  5. michele14

    michele14 Low-Roller

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    Great trip report! Just a quick question about the rooms at Luxor. One of my friends is staying there on October and is curious how the rooms are. We all usually stay at Mandalay Bay, but the rates are really expensive the week we are going so she is staying at Luxor and we are staying at NYNY. Any info would be appreciated.
     
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    Great Trip Report! Looks like you all had fun! Same goes for your little BFF Squirrel friend!
    We love T&T's! We always have Fajitas! And they have the best Salsa. It's very addicting!
     
  7. bshowell

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    I've now stayed in both Pyramid (2014) and Tower (this year) and as you'll hear, Tower is definitely better. Pyramid was fine for what it is - I actually had no issue with it. It was slightly worn, yeah - but clean. And smaller because of the pyramid window. Tower is bigger (and the A/C is efficient unlike Pyramid rooms) and less worn. So if your friend is staying at Luxor, I'd recommend a Tower room.
     
  8. Vegasworm

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    Nice TR @bshowell, thanks for sharing! Kids started school last week, so I've been a little void of VMB time. Fun to play catch up reading trip reports.

    So cool that you shared your limo! Looks like you and your sisters had a great time. How fun! I think it's nice that you took the time to take a trip to the Grand Canyon. Thanks again for sharing!

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    Loved it. Thanks for taking us along for the ride!
     
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    Great Report - love the fact that you go with your sisters and then meeting your cousins - what a nice coincidence they too were there at the same time.
     
  11. NY lady- MidWest Cowboy

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    I enjoyed your TR and it was fun following you around town. Thank you for sharing your family and your adventures with us.
     
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    Fabulous report! Love the photos. Fun that you were able to meet your cousins and a definite family resemblance. I always enjoy reading your trip reports.
     
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    Thank you for posting! Looks like you had a blast. Unfortunate about the gambling- you'll get 'em next time!!
     
  14. Jarrod24

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    Loved the report! Very nice of you to share the limo, I bet it made her first trip very memorable.
     
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    Appreciate all your info....sister trips are great! I felt the same way about the Grand Canyon....after our umpteenth stop it all looked the same to me!
     
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    Great report. Thanks for sharing
    it with us. Looks like so much
    fun with your family. How cool to run into
    cousins! Enjoyed following along.
     
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    Enjoyed your trip report and the pictures. Thank you for sharing!
     
  18. bshowell

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    Thanks for reading, everyone! Yes it was an awesome trip w/some very different experiences. But that's why I love Vegas. Something different every time.
     
  19. Big dan

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    Lol yeah I once went to part of the Grand Canyon. Paid to get in and literally did the Clark griswald, looked at it for 1.2 seconds and turned around and left. It did nothing for me, beautiful and all but I get bored easily.
     
  20. fabriano

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    Finally caught-up with your report! I had a smile on my face reading it. How wonderful you were able to meet with your cousins. Great photos, too.
     
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