Taxes

The Las Vegas and Reno-Tahoe international airports assess a $4.50 departure tax (which is usually included in the ticket price), or passenger facility charge. The hotel room tax is 12% in Las Vegas. Moreover, virtually all hotels on the Strip—and many Downtown—will charge an additional "destination" or resort fee of $5–$28 per room per night. These fees are sometimes waived, however, for high-tier players-club members or deluxe-room bookings, so be sure to check.

The sales tax rates for the areas covered in this guide are Las Vegas, 8.10%; Arizona, 6.6%; and California, 8% (though in the latter two cases, individual counties can and do add their own).

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