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Las Vegas: Stay at Mandalay Bay and get a free airline ticket to come back

Las Vegas: Stay at Mandalay Bay and get a free airline ticket to come back

Does a visit to Las Vegas leave you wanting to come back for more? Mandalay Bay and its boutique TheHotel are offering a “Fly Back Free” deal that features 30% off room rates and a round-trip airline ticket good for a year.

Deal: “Fly Back Free” advertises room rates starting at $66 at Mandalay Bay and $86 at TheHotel. Guests who stay even one night get a round-trip airline ticket worth up to $350 to come back to Vegas. The ticket voucher is good for a year; on your return, you must stay at least two nights, based on double occupancy. Use the code PFLY10-P2 when booking online or by phone.

When: Now through Sept. 9, subject to availability.

 Tested: When I searched both hotels online, I found the lowest room rate was available only on midweek nights Sept. 6 through 9, on Labor Day and right after. For Mandalay Bay, I found the $66 rate widely available on those days; with taxes and a $15 resort fee, the total came to $74. But if you want to cash in on the free airfare and don’t want to be restricted to the September dates, rates on other nights are still discounted, just not as deeply. For example, I found rooms at $140 per weekend night (June 11 and 12) and $90 per night midweek night (June 13 through 17) at Mandalay Bay that normally go for $204 and $132, respectively.

Here’s how the free airline ticket works: When you check in at the hotel, you get a voucher for an airline ticket worth up to $350 that you book through an agency, Archer Travel Group. You have to book 21 days in advance of your travel date; other restrictions may apply.

Contact: Mandalay Bay and TheHotel, (877) 632-7800

-Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger

Photo: Mandalay Bay Beach area at Mandalay Bay. Credit: MGM Mirage

By LA Times

Train travel

 

@ treehugger.com

Train travel is an ideal means of transport in the UK and the rest of Europe. Rail travel is fast, practical and convenient in both urban and more rural areas. Railway stations often allow for car hire services if you need access to a car or perhaps need to venture to an area not accessible by train.

Rail travel is often convenient even if you have flown partway to your destination. Train travel works well for personal or corporate travel, and can be an economical way to transport staff to a conference, event venue, or meetings. It can also be a luxurious and comfortable way to transport clients quickly and efficiently. Train travel is a viable option for conferences, annual meetings and other events throughout Europe. You may be pleasantly surprised to learn that you can easily opt for rail travel to or from the UK and mainland Europe.

Booking rail travel is easy thanks to online interfaces that offer planning, scheduling and trip organisation services. Both personal and corporate travel arrangements can be made easily and practically online. Whether you need to simply book a rail ticket or opt for a full package, both can be done with little effort. Corporate travel to events including annual meetings, conferences, and other events can be planned quickly and easily. Many online trip organisers even allow you to book airline tickets, car hires, rail travel and accommodations in one step. A well planned trip can be especially important for group travel, or for corporate travel arrangements. Discount on rail fares are even available for groups of more than ten.

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Some Things That You Need To Know About Hotels

There is no doubt that everyone of us loves his/her home. Home is our fortress and shelter. Although our home is of high importance for us, still there are situations when we need to leave our home place temporarily. There exist many reasons for this. We can leave our house either for education and vacation or for to earn our living and business tours etc.

Primarily let?s talk about the places where you can stay overnight when you are no at home ? hotels.

As a matter of fact a hotel is a building that provides lodging, meals and other services on commercial basis. Have yo heard that inns have existed in ancient times to serve merchants and other travelers. When in 18th century the amount of travelers has grown due to industrial resolution that stimulated the development of hotels. After that in 1889 the Savoy hotel in London set a new standard with its own electricity and special services. This was the beginning of new era of hotels.

It?s a fact that hotel nowadays is largely the result of railroads. For sure when World War 2 was ended, there appeared a large number of new, modern hotels, that were larger and were situated mostly near airports. When time have passed there appeared such notion as hotel chains. In fact they became common, making purchasing, sales and reservations more efficient.

Generally, hotels can be divided into three categories such as: Transient hotels, Resort Hotels which are basically meant for vacationers and the third category that is residential hotels. Residential hotels are essentially apartments buildings offering rooms and meal services, which is very convenient fro those who need to live somewhere for a durable time.

As you know there exist particular rating systems for hotels. But these systems are as diversified as the countries are. It should be noted that in United Kingdom hotels are rated under a Quality Assessment System and in Spain, government tourism authority regulates the system.

What are the criteria for determination of the rank of particular hotel? These are – room sizes, restaurant options, amenities, entertainment facilities-must met in order to get a star rating.

Last but not least, Nashville hotels are rated as follows:
To begin from let/s consider one or two stars hotels. As a matter of fact these are hotels where you are provided with very clean environment and are economical.
Let?s take a look at three stars hotels. They have Air conditioners, fridge, telephone and twenty four hours internet facility in their rooms. You are sure to know that 4 and 5 stars hotels are the luxurious hotels providing royal treatment to their guests.

All in all, you can find the main hotel types in Nashville. I hope that the information given in this text will help you when you would be selecting on of Nashville hotels. It?s a plus that the majority of Nashville hotels are of good quality.

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