Las Vegas city centre
McCarran International Airport (LAS): 4 km from city centre
Flights to Las Vegas: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to Las Vegas
Planning a bender in Vegas? We can’t blame you; Las Vegas has it all! Start planning your vacation with cheap tickets to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) onboard American Airlines, Delta, JetBlue Airways, United, US Airways, Virgin America, among others.
When to book the cheapest flights to Las Vegas
If you’re after cheap tickets to Las Vegas, plan to book at least 3-4 months in advance. You’d be wise to avoid major holidays like 4th of July, Memorial Day and Labor Day if you’re on a budget. These weekends tend to push hotel and flight prices way up.Peak season: Spring and fall are the best times to visit, weather-wise.Low season: Summers can be scorching!
A flight to Las Vegas from New York takes just under 6 hours.
Experience Las Vegas: sights, tours and activities
There really is no place like Las Vegas. Where else can you see Elvis Presley impersonators flirting with showgirls and visit the Eiffel Tower and Egypt’s Great Pyramids both in the same day? It’s a city built on contrasts but let’s hope for your sake you go boom instead bust.
Essentials in Las Vegas
Casinos: The city’s slot machines and Black Jack tables attract thousands every year from just about every corner of the world. Poker players dream of winning it big at one of the city’s famous casinos: The Palms, Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand and Mirage.
Neon Museum: Vegas is a 24-hour city and it’s the neon lights that keep this place lit up after-hours. The Neon Museum is an interesting stop where you can see the giant neon signs that once hung outside the Silver Slipper, Stardust and El Cortez. It’s an ode to retro Vegas.
Red Rock Canyon: If you rent a car in Las Vegas, don’t miss the chance to visit Red Rock Canyon on the western side of the city. You can either take the 30-minute scenic drive through the park or get out and hike a bit. Remember though, summer days can be scorching hot in the desert so make sure you bring lots of water.
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Hotels and accommodation in Las Vegas
There are a few things you should know about hotels in Las Vegas. First, room rates skyrocket over the weekends so if you’re after deal, try planning your vacation in Las Vegas from Sunday to Thursday. Second, watch out for “resort fees” which are charged on top of your room rate. Think of them like the extra fees you pay on budget airlines but for things like using the fitness room or the hotel pool.