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What to Bear In Mind When Travelling to Vegas

What to Bear In Mind When Travelling to Vegas

Tue, Jun 27, 2017

Ensuring that you’re properly prepared for all possible scenarios when travelling, especially to new locations hundreds of miles away, is always vitally important. You will want to make sure that you familiarise yourself with some local information that may be pertinent when you arrive at your final destination. When travelling to an overtly religious country it’s important for you to be fully aware of potential local rules and regulations regarding your behaviour. If you happen to be packing for a ski holiday you’ll need to make sure you have all the right equipment and are aware of how low the temperature is likely to drop dependent on the time of year. And if you’re heading to Vegas then you’ll want to make certain that you get most out of this once in a lifetime experience.



Even if you have no real interest in gambling Las Vegas is still a great location with oodles to do. Players of all levels of experience are welcome in this great city and no matter what games you’re interested in or how well you know them you can be well catered for in Vegas.


If you would like to walk into a casino and want the confidence to head to a roulette or blackjack table but aren’t entirely sure of the manner in which to do so there are plenty of places where you can learn beforehand. Whether you’re unsure of how to place bets or have other etiquette-related uncertainties there are thankfully tonnes of places along the strip, most found in the casinos themselves, where you can sit and learn alongside a professional croupier or dealer who will show you the ropes to help get you started.


When most of us think of Las Vegas we conjure up images of those huddled round casino tables, the endless lights, the extravagant shows and unforgettable iconic moments that we’ve all enjoyed watching on film and TV. The one aspect of effectively being out in the desert for long periods of time is the question of climate. Whilst Vegas isn’t exactly a city known for year round rainfall it is a location that may require you to take along a jacket.


Throughout the day the city of sin will often bask in glorious sunshine but if you spend a lot of time on the strip and the hours get away from you and the sun begins to set you’ll certainly notice a rapid drop in temperature. So make sure you head out of your hotel prepared with a light jacket if you intend to be hanging around in the evening and ensure you have your sun cream and sunglasses with you during the day.


Whilst the weather may be of concern to some for others it should certainly be distance. The main Vegas strip is vast; in fact it stretches more than 4 miles in length. If you aren’t renting a car on your trip and would rather avoid pricey taxi cabs then you could be facing quite a bit of walking. However, there are a number of more cost-effective alternatives to help you get around including a number of regular trams as well as the Las Vegas monorail.