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why vegas so expensive next weekend?

Tel Aviv
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why vegas so expensive next weekend?

i tried to search prices for the dates 20-24 of may in vegas. im not american but 2 years ago a stay at the excalibur 5 days during the weekend and i pay only about $50 per nigth. now its about a $100

why is that?

what do you think? which cheap hotel will be good for me on the strip if i am solo travller.. looking for young people in the hotel.

thank you

daniel

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1. Re: why vegas so expensive next weekend?

Excalibur is showing $100 nights for the weekends, if you can change your dates for the weekdays, Sun-Thur you can go $40 a night.

Or check out other cheap hotels such as IP, Harrahs, Flamingo, Bills and Casino Royal.

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2. Re: why vegas so expensive next weekend?

thoes are OK hotels?

how is bill gambling hotel?

im not looking for somthing fancy, just a place with people around my age 21-26.

thank you

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3. Re: why vegas so expensive next weekend?

There is a big convention that starts on monday and alot of companies block the rooms needed for the people that are attending for the weekend before. Thats why the prices are higher...all the rooms are pretty much booked

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4. Re: why vegas so expensive next weekend?

$100/night is not expensive. If you got $50/night on a Friday or Sat that was just extremely inexpensive. You said last year you stayed 5 nights so only 2 of those were weekend rates the others were weekday rates so the average over 5 nights was probably $50/night

Edited: 12 May 2011, 14:48
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5. Re: why vegas so expensive next weekend?

Lots of conventions the week of the 22nd leading into the holiday. A few of the hotels are booked up for a couple of days early that week.

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6. Re: why vegas so expensive next weekend?

Next weekend (22nd) is also the Billboard Music Awards at MGM.

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7. Re: why vegas so expensive next weekend?

I thought it was because I'll be in town.

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8. Re: why vegas so expensive next weekend?

lol

Thats what the buzz on the street was saying.

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9. Re: why vegas so expensive next weekend?

thank you guys

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10. Re: why vegas so expensive next weekend?

I was curious about this too. We're in LV May 19 to 23 and I've checked just about every property and worked every discount code available and it is an expensive weekend any which way. It is not the Memorial Day weekend obviously, but big conventions clearly will send rates up. We would have preferred a decent strip property of course, but what with what strip properties are demanding we settled for the El Co and will save about $600 - $1,000 (2 rooms).

It is a holiday weekend for us Great White Northerners though - we still celebrate Queen Victoria's birthday for some reason. Fine. I'll take a long weekend any way I can get it.