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F1 Race Nov 16-18, 2023

Old Oct 26, 2022, 6:40 pm
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F1 Race Nov 16-18, 2023

I want to go!!!! Hopefully I can score presale tickets via Amex. I'm sure rooms will be almost impossible to get (maybe my MGM Platinum status will help lol). Getting around the strip will be a nightmare, leading up to the race and after the race.

This may be the biggest event on the strip ever.

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Old Oct 27, 2022, 1:02 pm
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Before the dates were announced, I was considering hedging and booking on Airbnb - were some very reasonable apartments that weekend. They’re of course sky high now.

After much deliberation, will give it a miss. Think vegas will be too busy by far and gambling will be tricky. Besides, from London it’s easy for us to hit a number of Grand Prix without much effort.

The one time I’ve been in Vegas on NYE I swore to never be near it again when it’s that busy !
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Old Oct 27, 2022, 1:09 pm
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Originally Posted by mikeyfly
Before the dates were announced, I was considering hedging and booking on Airbnb - were some very reasonable apartments that weekend. Theyre of course sky high now.

After much deliberation, will give it a miss. Think vegas will be too busy by far and gambling will be tricky. Besides, from London its easy for us to hit a number of Grand Prix without much effort.

The one time Ive been in Vegas on NYE I swore to never be near it again when its that busy !
how are you measuring busy?
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Old Oct 27, 2022, 1:15 pm
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Drunk idiots everywhere and taking forever to get from A-B. Impossible to get on table games. That busy
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Old Oct 27, 2022, 1:26 pm
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Originally Posted by Troopers
I want to go!!!! Hopefully I can score presale tickets via Amex. I'm sure rooms will be almost impossible to get (maybe my MGM Platinum status will help lol). Getting around the strip will be a nightmare, leading up to the race and after the race.

This may be the biggest event on the strip ever.
they had the nfl draft on the strip
they will have the super bowlI think in 2024
they have very large conferences

an issue in this will be air travel. This is the weekend before thanksgiving. The weekend before the airfares skyrocket.

given the calendar,this weekend was expected. The weekend before is Veterans Day/ armistice day falling on a weekend. The weekend before that will be when clocks change. On one of those weekends will likely by the final weekend of NASCAR season so they dont want this on the same weekend.
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Old Oct 27, 2022, 2:23 pm
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they had the nfl draft on the strip
they will have the super bowlI think in 2024
they have very large conferences
I'm in Vegas frequently so I have experienced large numbers. I expect this to be the biggest event in Vegas history. About 400k people attended F1 in Austin...if that's any indication, F1 Vegas will draw more people than large conferences, NFL draft and possibly the Super Bowl.
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Old Nov 11, 2022, 10:42 pm
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MGM sent me an email today letting me buy tickets for three days and rooms for the same period for $1900/night for Excalibur/NYNY/Luxor and over $2100 for other MGM hotels.

Caesars is just as costly.

EDIT: My MGM offers do include three days of race tickets but some CET offers can not include tickets.
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Old Nov 12, 2022, 4:15 pm
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MGM sent me an email today letting me buy tickets for three days and rooms for the same period for $1900/night for Excalibur/NYNY/Luxor and over $2100 for other MGM hotels.

Caesars is just as costly
Im getting those emails, too.

The Venetian/Palazzo package is > $3,000.
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Old Dec 17, 2022, 9:36 am
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Bellagio's asking price is around $2,900 per night for a minimum 3 night stay. At least, they assure 2 tickets to the race. The seats will be in front of the Bellagio fountain, and I can just imagine the roar of those engines. Would have been awesome if these were the F1 engines from 20-30 years ago.

Would any F1 fans pay the asking price?
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Old Mar 5, 2023, 6:32 pm
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Originally Posted by Troopers
I'm in Vegas frequently so I have experienced large numbers. I expect this to be the biggest event in Vegas history. About 400k people attended F1 in Austin...if that's any indication, F1 Vegas will draw more people than large conferences, NFL draft and possibly the Super Bowl.
Wow, didn't realize how big this event was. I'll stay home and watch on TV. Spend my would-be vacation money on an F1 bet on Fanduel instead.
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Old Mar 15, 2023, 3:05 pm
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Cota is probably the most affordable F1 race in the states.
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Old Mar 16, 2023, 10:43 am
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Would love to make it over for the race. But my guess is that I won't be able to justify the cost.
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Old Mar 23, 2023, 3:48 pm
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We have race tickets and the hotel booked, but we may bail on it. Trying to decide if it's really worth the insane cost.
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Old Jun 27, 2023, 11:06 am
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We have race tickets and the hotel booked, but we may bail on it. Trying to decide if it's really worth the insane cost.
If you have already bought the tickets & were able to score a hotel rez at least you won't be a victim of last minute price gouging.
when I was there over Memorial day, the streets were already being torn up for what looks to be a very big deal. 6 months of preparation !
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Old Jul 13, 2023, 1:08 pm
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I'm moving to Henderson in October. I don't usually host Airbnb but maybe I will just this once.
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