However, a trip to the entertainment Mecca of the world could never
really be complete without taking in one more of those performance
spectaculars. Many find that the cost of attending a headliner show
to be much more than expected. Ranging in the $150-$275 for the best
shows it can be a budget buster or perhaps even result in a
phenomenon called gambling stake shrinkage.
In general, the same rules for finding
airfare and room deals easily apply to finding show ticket
bargains. Hunting for your favorite show at the right price takes a
bit of persistence and insider knowledge. But it can pay-off in huge
savings, more gambling fun or a bit of wiggle room for that extra
pre or post dinner splurge.
is know to have the best online ticket prices and deals but if you
have a little extra time the below tips can help you save on Las
Sign-up for MGM's Total Rewards program. In years past, this could
be done only by standing in line at any
in Las Vegas. Today, one can sign-up on-line for this free
membership. Aside from rewarding members with added-value benefits
associated with casino gambling activity, they also provide special
perks for the Las Vegas bound.
All Stage Pass
This pass allows each person to see as many shows as they would like
for a flat rate within 48 hours. Participating performances include
everything from classic Las Vegas showgirl revues, comedy,
attractions magic, TV game and variety shows. Non-members are also
welcome to purchase the pass at a rate of $119 per person or $99 per
person if you are a Total Rewards member. Taxes and fees are not
included. All Stage Pass wristbands can be purchased at Show Tickets
Direct in front of Bally's, the
box office and the Crown box office at Rio.
Tickets For Tonight
With eleven locations up and down the Las Vegas strip, this is
probably the most visible outlet for discount show tickets in Las
Vegas. Selling tickets at a discount to normal box office price, they specialize
in last minute inventory on any remaining seats. On a weekday in off
may be lucky to find ticket shows like
The Blue Man
to many of the fabulous Cirque du Soleil shows. Purchasable
inventory is posted at all locations beginning at 9:30am each day
and sales are on a first-come first-served basis.
Headliner and Concert Discounts and Pre-Sales
For those who want to experience more than just a comedy or variety
show, opportunities abound for discounts and pre-sales on major Las
Vegas shows and concerts.
Once again, signing up for a free Total Rewards membership offers
members frequent opportunities to purchase advance tickets for
everything from rock concerts to sporting events.
Otherwise signing up for free fan clubs for the likes of Celine
Dion, will yield notifications of seasonal discounts or events,
added value specials, including posters, t-shirts and such.
Cirque du Soleil offers members of their Cirque Club advance ticket
sales and seasonal discounts to any one of what is now seven of
their Las Vegas shows.
Hotel Package Discounts
Many or the larger resorts will entice customers with value added
hotel and show packages
and other online promotions. Show
packages seem to become a popular offering during non-peak periods
in Sin City. Signing up for e-mail alerts with several hotels will
provide unexpected specials that more often offer two for one show
Take your Las Vegas Friends and Family
Discounts for Nevada residents with a local Las Vegas ID qualify for
many discounts. Many deals allow for the entire party to receive
Sign-up For National Coupon Offers
Companies like Groupon and Living Social offer great discounts. Las
Vegas discounts not only include shows, but activities and other
surprises as well.