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LV Birthday Present Ideas

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by abandapart77, Sep 11, 2019.

  1. abandapart77

    abandapart77 Tourist

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    I am looking for some help with some Las Vegas birthday ideas -
    I have a birthday coming up and instead of telling those that ask me that "I dont care what you get me" I thought I would try to load up on a few things to help out with my 2020 March Madness trip. The problem is, I cant think of anything that Vegas might offer that I could ask for as part of a birthday present. I can only think of gift cards to local restaurants - ie In N Out. Also thought of Lyft gift cards.

    Since I will just be watching basketball games & sports betting the whole trip, I wont have time for shows or trips, but maybe somebody here has an idea that I am not thinking of that would be good for a birthday present idea.

    I already have my trip paid on comps at Ballys, so hotel room is covered. Do hotels offer GC for drinks or do LV restaurants offer gift cards?

    All I can think of is gift cards, is there another idea?
    Thanks for the help
     
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  2. VegasBJ

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    Hooker / escort to your room?
     
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  3. notfromconcentrate

    notfromconcentrate High-rolling diner. Low-rolling gambler.

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    What about a prepaid round trip airport limo? That can be had in the sub-$100 range (you’d still have to tip each way though)... and it definitely is a nicer experience than taking a rideshare.

    I’d also suggest possibly a helicopter tour at night, going up and down the strip. I know you said you won’t have time for a side trip... but this takes less than two hours total (the ride itself is less than 15 minutes)... and the $99 package I got from Sundance in 2017 covered round trip limo transport to and from your hotel. This tour is easily the best tourism thing I’ve ever done, and since this would take place at night, it wouldn’t really cut into your March Madness watching/betting.

    Final suggestion... perhaps someone could pre-purchase Sterling Brunch for you at Bally’s if you’ll be there on a Sunday morning/afternoon?
     
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  4. GabrielBFly

    GabrielBFly Vegas Aficionado

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    How about airline gift cards to get you there for free? :wink2:
     
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  5. queuetee

    queuetee VIP Whale

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  6. h0und10

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    They could reserve you a seat at a sports book
    How about new luggage, headphones, neck pillows, portable battery for charging things, or just generic travel trinkets
    Maybe some swag from your favorite team for good luck at the sports book
     
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  7. AceQueen

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    A box full of lucky charms like 4 leaf clover, rabbits foot, horseshoe, lucky penny, etc..
     
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    jlpkap Low-Roller

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    a meet and greet.
     
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  9. topcard

    topcard Older than the Stardust!

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    I would think that a perfect gift idea for someone in your situation would be "picks & bets", with the understanding that winning tickets will be split between you and the gift-giver.
    For example, your friend Bob picks a $100 parlay bet that has Kansas, Kentucky, Duke & Virginia reaching the Elite Eight. They make it. You cash the ticket in & bring back half the winnings to Bob.