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Taxi fare downtown

Wynyard UK.
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Taxi fare downtown

From the MGM Sig to Freemont Street - wotz the damage?

And i am right in thinking that any visit downtown needs to be a night ??

Thanx

Wynyard UK.
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1. Re: Taxi fare downtown

Wot no cab drivers reading this??

Minnesota City...
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2. Re: Taxi fare downtown

We cabbed from downtown to MGM Grand last week for $23. Yes . . . definitely go at night.

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Yes, $25 + tip is about average from the south Strip to FrEmont. (one E)

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I'd suggest not going - if you have a few days in LV and have to pay $50 or so round trip taxi fare, it's just not great.

Many people like it because they think it has an "old Vegas" vibe. it does not - it is NOTHING like "old Vgas". The casinos are closer together, they are smoky, old and dingy. food is cheaper.

I do believe people need to decide what works for them - and it may turn out that DT is perfect for you. I'm not sure it's worth $50 to find out.

Another option is the bus - slower but cheaper

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Bus 105, not the Duece, will get you there pretty quick--cost $1.25 each way.

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So Bridgey, what scale do you use to determine if someone you don't know anything about should spend $50 to see DT? (which by the way IS Las Vegas. The joints you like are in Paradise) Isn't this a personal chocie for the OP?

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Yes, do visit downtown at night. It has a completely different atmosphere than the strip. You may love it or you may hate it but you must experience it for yourself.

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8. Re: Taxi fare downtown

Thanks Hitch, I keep forgetting that bus number.

Wynyard UK.
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9. Re: Taxi fare downtown

Lemon!?!?!?1

Wot crazies would that be then !?!?!

Was in LV eight years ago and ventured as far as the Strat......but this time thought gotta at least look DT - bus seems like a plan mind.......but maybe a cab back if in a rush escaping the nutters !?!

I am assuming that things are fairly centralised and if you stay there things will be ok.

As far as the crazies go thought that Gill Grisham et al had locked em all up !?!?

Any must see's or tips appreciated

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Sorry Bridge, unless you've been to every establishment that serves food DT, I do not think you can be qualified to say that the food is not good, nor that the places are dark and dingy and smoky. The Golden Nugget and the Four Queens are both light and well ventilated. The GN has some very nice places to eat. Remember, not everyone is as well off as you. When it comes to DT posts you really should just keep your concieted opinions to yourself-

King- Yes right around $25 and IMO you should visit at night- Lots of fun and if you have never seen the light show, its worth the visit- Have a great time!!

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