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Archive for April, 2008

$25 For A Second Bag? What will they Charge us For NEXT!

Posted by thetraveldoctor on April 29, 2008


Well, the airlines are at it again. First they took away free hot meals, then they started charging for snack boxes. Now it’s time to charge for a second piece of luggage. That’s right, if you have two check pieces of luggage and you are traveling on one of the Legacy carriers, you are going to pay $25 for the second bag. It use to be fun to travel by air, now it is a pain in the you know what.

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Harrah’s Entertainment to Change Name

Posted by thetraveldoctor on April 28, 2008


Found this out yesterday that Harrah’s Entertainment is changing its name to Caesars Entertainment Corp. that is if the regulatory commissions grant the approval. Caesars Entertainment Corp will have three primary casino brands, Caesars, Harrah’s & Horseshoe Casinos. Don’t know why they are changing the corp name, but I guess that the Caesars name is a little more classy than Harrahs.

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Hotel New York, New York – Las Vegas

Posted by thetraveldoctor on April 27, 2008


I just returned from Las Vegas where I stayed at the Hotel New York New York. I loved my stay at the hotel. My room was spacious and clean and very comfortable. The bedding was new and very conducive to a great night sleep. Oh, and the water pressure in the shower was GREAT! 

The check in process was fast and efficient. The staff was friendly and helpful. I would recommend this hotel for just about anyone looking for a great room

There is a lot of upgrading and remodeling at the hotel. So in the next few months, there will be a lot of new venues at the hotel.

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The Duce Bus in Las Vegas

Posted by thetraveldoctor on April 27, 2008


 

Deuce Bus on The Strip in Las Vegas

Deuce Bus on The Strip in Las Vegas

If you need to get around the strip in Las Vegas, and you don’t want to spend a lot of money, you have to try the Duce Bus. For just $2 a ride or $5 for unlimited rides for a 24 hour period, you can see Las Vegas.

The Duce bus is a public bus, but it is clean and comfortable and best of all, it is a Double Decker bus. So if you are lucky, you can sit in one of the 4 front seats on the upper level and see the Strip like you have never seen it before.

They run about every 5 to 10 minutes during the day and every 20 to 30 minutes during the wee hours. But they run 24/7. Update to The Deuce click here I used it this past week and I loved it. So the next time you are in Las Vegas, try it.  Here is a link to my update page and some pictures of the bus inside and out. Click the link for pricing and unlimited ride options.  

www.thetraveldoctor.wordpress.com/2008/10/20/the-deuce-bus-las-vegas-revisitedor-do-you-call-it-duce/

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