Tag Archives: Total Rewards

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

Total Rewards Diamond Tier Matching

Total Rewards is running a tier matching promotion through  September 30,  2017. This is not just for Las Vegas and Atlantic City. They are running it for many regions across the US.  If you have a high tier card from a competitor’s casino, Total Reward will upgrade you to Diamond status, good through  January 31, 2018 (the standard expiration date for Total Rewards tiers). They will also allow you to renew your new Diamond status for a reduced rate, based upon when you do your tier matching. Continue reading Total Rewards Diamond Tier Matching

High Roller Chocolate Experience

The High Roller Observation Wheel is now offering a chocolate tasting experience in addition to the regular, happy hour and yoga offerings.

The Chocolate Experience is a tasting of Ethel M Chocolates while riding the High Roller. Guests will learn about the origins of 5 different chocolates and how they were created. They are also paired with your choice of Red or White wine.

Tastings are available every Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., with the final experience of the night taking place at 8 p.m.
Admission is $52 per person

Private cabins are available. A maximum of 15 guests per cabin.
Tickets are available at the High Roller Box Office or online. To make a reservation or for more information, call 702.322.0593.

 

 

Resort Fee Increases at MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment hotels

In the past few weeks, both MGM and Caesars have announced increases to their resort fees. The new rates at MGM go into effect on March  2nd. The increases for Caesars go into effect on  March 1st. As a general rule, the resort fees cover local phone calls, fitness center access for 2 as well as in-room wireless internet access.

The new fees at Caesars Entertainment properties are:  Continue reading Resort Fee Increases at MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment hotels

Total Rewards Benefits 2017

Total Rewards just sent out a teaser for the 2017 Total Rewards Benefits.  They haven’t announced any major changes. It says “all of your favorite benefits will still be available.” and it confirms that the daily Tier Credit Bonuses will still be available.  They do list the Seven Stars Signature Events dates and locations, which is nice. I have included the full text for reference.

      • All Total Rewards members will continue to earn Tier Credits and Reward Credits when playing, dining, shopping or staying at a Total Rewards resort or casino. Show your Total Rewards card everywhere you go or bill to your room to make sure you’re receiving all of the credits available to you.
      • All four levels of daily Tier Credit Bonuses will remain the same, continuing to make it easier to achieve and maintain Tier Status.
      • Platinum, Diamond and Seven Stars® members receive discounts at casino gift shops, priority lines and the ability to gift up to 5,000 Reward Credits to a friend.
      • Diamond and Seven Stars members receive an annual Celebration Dinner, access to the Diamond Lounge, and eligibility for Aspirations at 40,000 and 80,000 Tier Credits.
      • Seven Stars members will continue to enjoy their core benefits, including a Retreat to any Total Rewards resort or casino, Voyage with Norwegian Cruise Line®, complimentary room for any visit, Companion Card to share priority service with someone special, eligibility to earn Seven Stars Signature Experiences, and invitation to a Signature Event® with a choice of four dates in 2017.
      • 2017’s Seven Stars Signature Events will be held at the following destinations:
        • Lake Tahoe June 7 – 11
        • Atlantic City July 21 – 23
        • Las Vegas August 24 – 27
        • New Orleans September 28 – October 1

Complete benefit details will be available online no later than February 1st.