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This summer, stay in the lap of luxury in the heart of Sin City. Book the 5-star Venetian, located on the legendary Las Vegas Strip, from only $119 per night — a savings of 40% on seasonal rates. Plus, you’ll receive $100-worth of exclusive savings at the luxe hotel and casino.
Stay on select dates from July 15 through August 1 in a Luxury Suite, a 650-square-foot room with a plush king sized bed and Egyptian cotton sheets, an HDTV, a spacious sitting area, and a marble bathroom with an over-sized Roman tub. Each room is also equipped with complimentary high-speed internet.
The Italian-centric Venetian channels its namesake city at every corner, from ceiling frescoes to jugglers in a make-shift St. Mark’s Square. There’s even a canal in the middle of the resort’s shopping complex, through which visitors can take a romantic gondola ride.
The $100-worth of resort savings include:
- Free admission to the Lavo Nightclub
- $20 off a food bill of $50 or more at both the First Food and Bar and Zine Noodles Dim Sum
- $30 off any 50-minute spa treatment at the Canyon Ranch SpaClub
- 20% off any Belvedere cocktail at the Laguna Lounge
To book these low summer rates, visit Vegas.com.
Since partying in Las Vegas is practically an adventure sport in itself, this week’s post brings travelers bound for Sin City a tempting solution should their revelry get a little too, well, spirited.
Introducing Hangover Heaven, a mobile bus equipped with anesthesiologist-administered hangover remedies, including IV drips and anti-nausea meds, that cruises the Strip servicing customers who indulged in a few too many cocktails at the craps table. The recently rolled-out company is the creation of Jason Burke, M.D., a board-certified anesthesiologist who claims his treatment-on-wheels can “take you from a semi-conscious, porcelain-hugging, hit-by-a-truck hangover to feeling like you’re ready to take on the world in less than 45 minutes.” Read more
With a special offer just for ShermansTravel readers, you’ll get a two-night stay at the posh Polo Towers Suites on the Las Vegas Strip, with savings of up to 54 percent. Choose between a studio ($109 weekdays, $179 weekends) or a one-bedroom suite ($169 weekdays, $239 weekends).
In these modern, smoke-free condos located across the street from the CityCenter complex you’ll find balconies, CD, and DVD players, and kitchenettes or kitchens (in one-bedroom suites) with all the necessary dining and cooking utensils. You can recharge for a night on the town at Polo Towers’ rooftop pool and spa, or bring the kids to the outdoor family water park.
Included with this deal is a dine4less card (valued at $29.95), which provides discounts of 50 percent on entrees or up to 25 percent off the food portion of your bill for up to four people at a variety of Vegas hotspots, from the Hard Rock Café to Charlie Palmer Steak at the Four Seasons.
Head over to our Los Angeles Local Deals for details.
For general trip-planning information, see our Las Vegas destination guide.
Booking a summer vacation is so satisfying. Even more satisfying? Saving hundreds of dollars on it. Our deals experts have been scouring the internet in search of the hottest summer deals to help you save. Here’s what they came up with, from an incredible suite in Vegas to a cool Bahamas getaway to a 5-star Spain package. For even more deals, check out our weekly Top 25.
Around the web we’ve seen a surge of travel news already this month, and to keep you up to date we’ve rounded up yesterday’s most exciting announcements, from Google Maps’ Street Roo to map Australia’s Outback, to Virgin Volcanic’s introduction of volcano expeditions. There’s also a host of new airline options and even some job postings worth looking into (especially if you, like most people, did not win this weekend’s Mega Millions lottery).
You’ve undoubtedly already heard of Virgin Galactic’s space tourism, but Virgin announced yesterday its next project, Virgin Volcanic, which will allow travel to the cores of active volcanoes (www.virginvolcanic.com). Trips in the 3-person WS1 volcano vehicle are scheduled to begin in 2015, with initial trips manned by Virgin billionaire CEO Sir Richard Branson, Tom Hanks, Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, Seth Green, and Barbara Kopple, a two-time Academy Award winning documentary filmmaker who will direct a documentary on the expeditions. As Sir Richard says, “Alongside our adventures with Virgin Galactic and Virgin Oceanic, volcanoes are the next great unexplored terrain. What can I say, I lava challenge!”
Looking for a luxury Las Vegas getaway? Escape to the Sin City for a fraction of the price with these rock-bottom rates at the 5-Star Wynn Las Vegas. Stay two nights or more during the week this spring and summer and pay as little as $125 per night. With rates listed as high as $449 per night at the Wynn this season, this means you’ll save over 70% by booking this hot deal.
One of the most upscale hotels in the city, the Wynn rises 45 stories above the famous Strip, and offers dazzling views as well as award-winning restaurants, hot nightclubs, upscale shopping, and a luxurious spa. Vegas’ famous underwater acrobatic show, Le Rêve – The Dream, takes place nightly in the hotel’s Aqua Theater-in-the-round.
Stay in a Deluxe Resort King room, which features floor-to-ceiling windows of the Strip or Wynn golf course, a king-sized bed, a sitting area and dining table, a flat-screen high-definition TV, an iPod docking station, free WiFi, and a marble-appointed bathroom.
Rooms are available on select weeknights from April 8 through August 31 at this rate; many other weeknights during are available for $134 or $143 per night. Visit Vegas.com to book this deal.
Use our Travel Search price comparison tool to find the lowest rates on hotels, flights, vacation packages, and more travel deals. Then see our Las Vegas Travel Guide for even more trip-planning information.
Stay in the iconic, pyramid-shaped Luxor hotel in Las Vegas at prices that will leave plenty of money left over for the casino. With rates starting at just $37 (April 8-12), and bonuses like beer and shopping discounts, you could save as much as 40% off a regular room rate. Rates fluctuate between $40 and $192 for other dates between March 1 and April 30.
The Las Vegas Spring Break 2012 package at the Luxor includes:
- $25 buckets of beer at Liquidity (one of the Luxor’s many bars)
- 15% off in the Luxor’s modern Asian restaurant, Rice and Company
- 25% off retail in select stores (LX Fight Shop, Bazaar, and Essentials and 24/7)
- Complimentary entry into LAX Nightclub
The Luxor offers the quintessential Las Vegas experience, right down to its showy Egyptian theme complete with ersatz Sphinx and Cleopatra obelisk. With its prime location on The Strip and plenty of entertainment on offer, the pyramid has all you need for the perfect Vegas spring break. Enjoy performances by magician Criss Angel and comedian Carrot Top, varied dining and nightlife options, and, if you’re feeling lucky, the hotel’s sprawling casino.
Book by April 15. Click here to find out more.
The Palace Station offers sweeping mountain vistas and panorama views of the Las Vegas strip. Try your luck at the 24-hour casino, soak up the sun at the pool or garden sundeck, and indulge at your choice of eight hotel restaurants and cafes. Live hotel entertainment, including music and comedy, happen almost every night. The hotel also provides free shuttles to the Strip, which is just two miles away.
Stay in a Courtyard Hotel Room, which includes high-speed WiFi, cable TV, comfortable accommodations, and courtyard views.
THE VALUE: Save 40% on current pricing with these online exclusive rates.
THE CATCH: These rates are most widely available in February and early March, so you need to act fast.
THE DETAILS: Visit the Palace Station Hotel and Casino and choose the “Online Exclusive” package.
When we asked readers to recommend restaurants so delectable they’re worth a plane trip for our Mohegan Sun SunWine Fest giveaway last month, we received dozens of mouth-watering responses. The winner, Kevin OMaley, suggested two restaurants: Blue Ginger in Massachusetts and Morimoto Napa in California. Below are some additional restaurants, from the shores of New England down to the Gulf Shores. Check out our readers’ comments on the restaurants and let us know if you’d travel to any of these! Read more
Stay in a spacious suite at an exciting Las Vegas resort this season. The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino is offering 50% off their Masquerade Suites, starting from just $129 per night. This 1600-square-foot suite includes a formal dining room, a wet bar, a private Jacuzzi, and views of the Las Vegas strip.
The upscale Rio certainly doesn’t lack in grandeur: among its amenities include four pools, two nightclubs, a world-class spa, and a private beach and lagoon. The Rio’s Masquerade Village Shops offers over 60,000 square feet of shopping, gaming, and dining, and the Rio Entertainment Court offers nightly shows of famous Vegas acts, including Circus Vargas and Penn & Teller.
THE VALUE: Save 50% on a luxurious Las Vegas suite, in this resort with endless activities.
THE CATCH: This is only valid for travel through the end of February.
WE’VE GOT MORE: For general trip-planning information see our Las Vegas guide, then use our Travel Search price comparison tool to find the lowest rates on hotels, flights, vacation packages, and more travel deals.
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