Las Vegas transportation

Old Jan 17th, 2010, 10:08 AM
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Las Vegas transportation

Just returned from a quick trip to Vegas. We didn't rent a car since we only stayed one night. After paying $34 for a taxi to downtown, the hotel clerk reserved a shuttle for the ride back to the airport and we were so surprised to only pay $6.50 each. The shuttle driver said you don't need reservations when you arrive at the airport. Just follow signs to the shuttle area.
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Old Jan 17th, 2010, 10:27 PM
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You didn't mention where you stayed, but taxi fare from the airport to Strip hotels is generally less than $20.

Unfortunately, taxi drivers may ask "First time to Las Vegas"? and take the long way around (famously known as "getting tunneled").

Note that taking a shuttle back to the airport is less expensive (as is a taxi, because you don't pay the fee/tax charged when leaving the airport) and more convenient. On landing, there are often very long lines for the shuttle and you could find yourselves spending a lot of time dropping off other people.
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Old May 2nd, 2010, 06:19 AM
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trying to decide between reserving a limo about 122 RT and taking the shuttle..12 RT pp...since there are 6 of us the shuttle would be 72...quick math limo is 50.00 more it worth it?
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Old May 2nd, 2010, 07:14 AM
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I'd recommend renting a car. We had one for a week for about $120, which allowed us to go to some places that weren't easily accessible by public transportation.
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Old May 2nd, 2010, 07:44 AM
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we have 6 people and I don't think we want to rent a car. we are more interested in the diff between limo and shuttle from the airport
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Old May 2nd, 2010, 02:34 PM
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the difference is $50 for your own limo that will drop you at teh front door of the hotel, vs a shuttle that may have to drop off other people at 2 or 3 other hotels. In traffic that could be up to an extra 30 -40 minutes. Many limo cos have web specials. google las vegas airport trans.
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