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my pre-trip report - april 27-30th

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my pre-trip report - april 27-30th

leaving on monday for my 4th trip to vegas. it's a mother/daughter rest & relaxation trip. so lots of pool time, good food, drinks and slot machines.

here's the schedule as it stands today... i'm sure much will get added to it, and some things will get bumped.

please let me know if anyone has requests for information from anything on my schedule.


* Arrive at 2:33pm - Taxi to The Wynn, Check in.

* Happy Hour & Tapas at Cafe Ba Ba Reeba (Happy Hour = Monday - Friday from 4:00 - 7:00pm! $3 Tapas at the bar and half off Sangria)

* Drinks in The Wynn at Parasol Down

* Explore the North Strip


* Pool time at The Wynn

* Early Lunch at The Wynn Buffet

* Pool again?

* Head down to South Strip to Mandalay Bay area

* Dinner at Border Grill at Mandalay Bay (with $25 Gift Certificate from restaurant.com) at 6:30pm

* Criss Angel Believe Cirque Show at The Luxor (9:30pm Showtime) - and yes, i know it's supposed to suck - don't care.


* Breakfast at Tableau at The Wynn

* Pool time at The Wynn

* Light Lunch poolside

* More pool.

* Spa Appointments at Wynn Spa - 4pm

* Dinner at Enoteca San Marco in The Venetian with $25 gift certificate from restaurant.com


* Up early, quick breakfast

* Leave for airport at 9:30am

* 11:30am flight to LA to get on a cruise ship for 3 nights and cruise back to Vancouver

...only 72 hours until we land... i can't hardly wait...

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1. Re: my pre-trip report - april 27-30th

Hi your schedule looks great, have a super trip, win loads and looking forward to a trip report !!

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2. Re: my pre-trip report - april 27-30th

Enjoy!The cruise at the end of the LV trip sounds great.

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3. Re: my pre-trip report - april 27-30th

I love it! :-)

Someone else who makes an itinerary!

My friend & I do this every year...we pretty much stick to it but as we are girls we keep the option open to change our minds. ;-)

Have a great time!!!!!!!!!

Let me know how Chris Angel is...I had wanted to go but friend really wanted to see Penn & Teller so we made a deal... We'd get Bette Midler tickets for me & P & T ticket for her. So Chris will have to wait for the next trip....

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4. Re: my pre-trip report - april 27-30th

The new Encore spa is supposed to be 3 times as big as the Wynn spa so you might want to go to Encore spa.

Have a great trip.

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5. Re: my pre-trip report - april 27-30th

I would definately like to hear what you think of Believe, we are still debating whether to see that or Love in June. i too have read the negative reviews, I guess I am just hoping that there is SOMEONE who has something good to say about it..

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6. Re: my pre-trip report - april 27-30th

Vegasgirl36 & Spuddysmom3 - don't worry, there will be an extensive review of believe when i get back.

i'm one of those people that has to see things for myself... plus i think that sometimes a really bad show is as entertaining as a really good show, lol. if it's bad enough that it makes me laugh, then i'll probably think it was entertaining.

2112ps - thanks for the tip on the encore spa. i didn't know that... we'll have to check it out.

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7. Re: my pre-trip report - april 27-30th

Great itinerary! I've never made one...I just always kinda wing it and hope for the best!

I liked Believe. It wasn't horrible like some people say, nobody walked out, I didn't see anyone try and demand their money back either.

While it wasn't great, it was good. Well, IMO anyway! :)

Have a great time and I can't wait to hear your TR when you get back home!

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8. Re: my pre-trip report - april 27-30th

We arrive at Encore on Wed. afternoon. You're very organized, I have no idea what I will do except gambling (and some shopping). Maybe we will pass in the Wynn casino.

I would recommend the Wynn Terrace Pointe cafe over the buffet. Just my preference. If it's warm, you can sit outside overlooking the pool.

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9. Re: my pre-trip report - april 27-30th

Have a great time kitty.

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10. Re: my pre-trip report - april 27-30th

From another one who makes a Vegas itinerary. Your trip sounds like it will be Wonderful......great idea about adding the relaxing 3 day cruise on the end. When we get back from Vegas we definitely need a vacation.

Have fun!!! We leave tomorrow...can't wait!!!!