I am planning a week (Wednesday to Wednesday or Tuesday to Tuesday) in Las Vegas later this year (2017) and am wondering what sort of budget I should aim for.


  • All accommodation is paid for.
  • Shows and attractions are paid for.
  • Gambling will be done, maybe an hour a day - mostly on the Blackjack table (lowest stake available) or slot machines (I will join one Poker tournament but entry will be prepaid).
  • Food can be basic, buffets are good.
  • Alcohol intake will be relatively high. We tend to drink about 5-10 liters (10-20 pints) of beer per night and I am sure there will be a bit of tequila and whisky in there too, although a couple of low intake days may also be included due to hang overs.

I expect to spend most of my time on The Strip or Fremont Street but off the strip ideas are more than welcome.

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    Get the buffet passes for any hotel on the strip. They rock. – Gayot Fow Jan 9 '17 at 12:38
  • @GayotFow any links to these passes? – Kevin Anthony Oppegaard Rose Jan 9 '17 at 13:29
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    I won't Answer cuz it'll get downvoted for not being able to quote official sources, but...for what you describe, I would allow at least $350 USD. – Johns-305 Jan 9 '17 at 15:12