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How to get to from Las Vegas airport to strip?

Jul 11th, 2006, 07:24 AM
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How to get to from Las Vegas airport to strip?

What is the best way to get from the airport to the strip, we are staying at the stratosphere hotel. Thanks!
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Jul 11th, 2006, 07:33 AM
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Take a taxi.
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Jul 11th, 2006, 07:36 AM
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or a shuttle. if there's more people in your party a taxi is best.
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Jul 11th, 2006, 07:40 AM
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The airport is close to the strip. Take a taxi or airport shuttle depending on the number of people. Check out www.goingtovegas.com. for prices.
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Jul 11th, 2006, 07:47 AM
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Planes practically land on the strip.

Follow the crowds after baggage.
 
Jul 11th, 2006, 07:56 AM
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Take a cab. Its pretty inexpensive and beats taking the shuttles that stop at all the other hotels. A cab only costs around 15 bucks. IThere are tons of cabs at the airport. I go to Vegas 4-5 times a year! Love that place!
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Jul 11th, 2006, 08:02 AM
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The Stratosphere is way up the strip, depending upon the time of day/night a taxi will be about $20. We go to Vegas alot and from the airport to the Mirage was $15 in May, but it does depend on traffic, street driver takes, time of the day, etc.

A taxi is the most practical if there are two (or more of you). For one person who is trying to be economical I guess a shuttle would work (altho it would take awhile to get there as they stop at several hotels along the way).

If you are going to Vegas for the Strip Experience I would not stay at the Stratosphere.
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Jul 11th, 2006, 08:12 AM
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Taxi, unless you have a large group, then take a limo, that will negate a wait, & the taxi line.
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Jul 11th, 2006, 08:14 AM
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If you pick a shuttle, keep in mind: Stratosphere is not on the strip as far as the shuttles are concerned.

You should take a shuttle to downtown, and the price is about $1 per person higher.

I think we paid $4.50 per person to the strip, but Strat. and downtown was $5.50.
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Jul 11th, 2006, 08:16 AM
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Does no one else think the title of this thread is a hoot?
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Jul 11th, 2006, 08:23 AM
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missypie: I do!

"Grab a cab and make sure you have your G-string and pasties on under your dress!"
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Jul 11th, 2006, 11:03 AM
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How long are you going to be there? I've picked up rental cars in Las Vegas that were cheaper than a taxi.

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Jul 11th, 2006, 11:10 AM
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I wouldn`t stay at the Stratosphere. I think the area is kind of dumpy, and not close to the good hotels on the strip. I took the shuttle one way, as I was alone and it was kind of fun to see all the hotels. Going back, I was with family, and a cab was cheaper, since there were 4 of us.
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Jul 11th, 2006, 11:19 AM
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LOL! I'm slow today!
 
Jul 11th, 2006, 11:27 AM
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We always take a limo, by limo I mean town car. Call the hotel and add a limo transfer to your reservation. Nothing beats having someone greet you at the airport, handle your luggage and take you directly to your hotel. No lines, no waiting, no schlepping. Since the strip is so close and it's a town car, it is not a lot of money. Nothing beats getting into an air conditioned car with a cool drink waiting for you.
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Jul 11th, 2006, 04:58 PM
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OK OK, I am not going to the airport in vegas to strip! You guys are pretty funny!

I will be there for a law enforcement training that is being held at the Strat, that is why I am staying there!

Thanks for the comments, all of them! I will try the limo thing with 6 people and if that doesn't work, I'll grab a cab.
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Jul 12th, 2006, 07:05 AM
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For 6 people, you will need a limo larger than a towncar - especially if you include baggage. You should be able to get a standard strech for under $100 from the airport.
It may be more cost effective to get a cab (or 2 cabs). There are numerous SUV/minivan cabs available.
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Jul 12th, 2006, 07:31 AM
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I have to admit, the title got me to read this post!
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Jul 12th, 2006, 05:12 PM
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I'm with Lori. With it way up on the strip, I'd take a shuttle unless I had 4 or more people. If you do have a big group, contact Las Vegas Limo and ask for their airport shuttle rate.
 
Jul 13th, 2006, 01:37 PM
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The problem with taking a shuttle is that they tend to stop at a lot of hotels dropping people off. If you're going to the Stratosphere, chances are you'll be the last one dropped off, which means that the ride to the hotel can take anywhere from 30-60 minutes. A taxi is much faster.
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