15 Great Ways to Save Money in Las Vegas

by : Ryan Wiseman

By planning ahead, seeking out the best online deals and following the money-saving tips listed below, you can enjoy significant savings on your Las Vegas vacation getaway - without sacrificing any of your comfort or enjoyment.

1. Seek out discount Las Vegas show tickets, budget accommodations convenient to the Las Vegas Strip and individually tailored Las Vegas vacation packagesbefore you arrive in Las Vegas.

2. If possible, plan your Las Vegas trip during the off-season (summer months) and you will discover significantly lower airfares and hotel/resort rates.

3. Check out some of the free things to do in Las Vegas such as the Fremont Street Experience, a lively nightly show that takes place in the heart of downtown Las Vegas and features 12.5-million lights and 550,000 watts of concert-quality sound.

4. Enjoy one of the many all-you-can-eat buffets that can be found throughout Las Vegas.

5. If you don't mind staying off the Las Vegas Strip, you will discover numerous budget motels and hotels near the McCarran International Airport, along Boulder Highway and in downtown Las Vegas.

6. Look for free publications such as I Love Las Vegas magazine, which contain a multitude of discount coupons to Las Vegas shows, attractions, restaurants, health spas and specialty shops.

7. Before you book your Las Vegas accommodations, check if they offer guests a complimentary continental or full breakfast each morning.

8. Check out comprehensive online guides to Las Vegas such as VegasAreaGuide.com for in-depth information on Las Vegas discount show tickets, accommodations and vacation packages.

9. Establish a budget for Las Vegas gambling and souvenirs. Most importantly, stick to your budget!

10. If you are an AAA or AARP member, take advantage of any special rates or discounts that are available during your Las Vegas vacation.

11. If possible, try to avoid Las Vegas during holiday weekends and Spring Break when prices are higher and the casinos, restaurants, nightclubs and attractions are most crowded.

12. Take it easy on the slot machines, which typically provide the worst odds in the casino.

13. Shopping for Las Vegas souvenirs? Check out some of the factory outlet stores such as Las Vegas Premium Outlets or the Las Vegas Outlet Center.

14. Take advantage of the convenience of the Las Vegas Monorail, which runs along the Las Vegas Strip and offers a variety of ticket options, including unlimited one-day passes that start at just $9.

15. Planning to get married in Las Vegas? You can choose from a myriad of wedding chapels and the marriage license fee is just $55.