Sometimes a deal is not a good deal

I have a few trips coming up and even though I am happy with my arrangements, I always keep an eye out for new offers. This is especially true when I am meeting up with a group of people in Las Vegas and I’m looking for offers that the general public can use.
While checking rates I came across an offer for the Rio. The code is IRFNF. The offer has been around for a while but they keep extending it. This offer and a number of similar offers can be found on the Las Vegas Advisor’s website. When I plugged in the dates for my trip, the rates through the offer were $20 per night higher than the rate with no offer code. I tried this with a few other codes found on the Las Vegas Advisor site and had the same result. The one oddity was the IRBOT offer code which gives you a free bottle of alcohol and was the same price per night as it would have been without a code. I have had similar experiences with most casinos. I recently had an offer for the Hard Rock Hotel where the ‘offer’ price was almost twice as much as the regular rate for the nights I wanted.

This isn’t that unusual, but it is something a lot of people don’t seem to consider.
Just remember when you are shopping around for room rates to check the regular rates on the casino website as well. They might be better than those of the ‘special deal’. This is especially true if you have a players club card for that casino. If you log in to your account and make a reservation, the price you get will usually be at least a little lower than what you will find elsewhere.