Category Archives: Getting Around

Information on transportation and getting around Las Vegas

Getting Around: Cabs, Lyft and Uber

I typically do not rent a car when I visit Las Vegas and I discourage others from renting cars unless they specifically know that they will need one. There are still times when you want an option other than walking, the Monorail or the bus, though. Up until recently, my preferred method had been cab. That all changed during my recent trips. Continue reading Getting Around: Cabs, Lyft and Uber

Parking on the Strip



As a general rule, hotels on the Strip are now charging to park.
MGM  Resorts properties varies it a little from hotel to hotel. You can see those details on my MGM Parking post. I have another page with details for parking at Caesars Entertainment properties.

There are still a few places you can park for free, though. Continue reading Parking on the Strip

Caesars Las Vegas Hotels Parking Charges

Caesars joined the ranks of other hotels to charge for parking. They allow a 1 hour grace period – the first hour of self-parking is free, but after that, you will have to pay to park at all Caesars properties except the Rio (which is off-Strip) and Planet Hollywood (which does charge for valet).

Hotel guests can charge the parking fee to their room, using their room key for access at all Caesars Entertainment hotels.

Total Rewards Platinum, Diamond and Seven Stars players receive free self- and valet-parking. Your Total Rewards card is used for access. Continue reading Caesars Las Vegas Hotels Parking Charges

MGM Resorts Raising Parking Rates

Wow. That was fast.
MGM Resorts in Las Vegas started charging for parking in  June of last year. They are changing the fee structure and raising the rates as of April 12, 2017.

The new Self Parking rates are:
Excalibur, Luxor & Monte Carlo:

  • 1st hour is free
  •  1-2 hours is $5
  •  2-4 hours is $8
  • 4-24 hours is $10

Continue reading MGM Resorts Raising Parking Rates