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Las Vegas Freebies: How to Get Drinks, Tickets, Club Passes, and More

Updated on December 8, 2017
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If you Google "Las Vegas freebies," you'll doubtlessly get plenty of search results about:

  • the Bellagio fountain show
  • the trapeze performances at Circus Circus
  • Recommendations advising you to "ask your hotel if they have a fun book with coupons."

I'm sorry, but to me, the Bellagio fountain show is not a freebie because it doesn't have a retail value, and I have yet to see a fun book containing a coupon I'd want to redeem.

This page is different. In this article you will find real freebies and deals that are good enough for locals to use. So, if you're interested in saving some money on your next trip to Vegas, read on!

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1. Free Cocktails (Without Having to Play Slots or Tables)

It's common knowledge that you can get free cocktails while playing slots or table games. But if you're not into gaming and still want free high-end cocktails, check out the website spyonvegas.com.

Every weeknight, the Spy On Vegas organization hosts an open bar event at a location on or near the Strip. The free drinks are usually limited to whatever brand of alcohol is being promoted that night, but the promoted drinks are always free and the bar is always hopping!

2. Free Champagne at the Wynn

You've probably heard of FourSquare. If not, it's an app that allows you check-in to a venue using your smartphone. If you don't already use it, you should download it before you go to Vegas, as FourSquare check-ins have the power to unlock some great freebies.

One of my favorite freebies is the free champagne at Blush nightclub at the Wynn. To redeem your drink, just show your FourSquare check-in at the podium and receive a complimentary glass!

There are lots of great FourSquare freebies available at other casinos as well. O'Sheas and the Palms offer 2-for-1 drinks at select bars, and Imperial Palace offers a 2-for-1 buffet.

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3. Free VIP Club Passes

Many times, you can get passes for VIP admission (which usually means no cover charge) for your favorite club. Please note that sometimes these passes are only valid for ladies. Don't take it personally guys, that's just the way Vegas works!

The best way to get VIP passes is to go to the entrance of the club you're interested in a few hours before they open. Some time between 7pm and 9pm is best. There should be a host or hostess standing outside the door. Ask them if there are any VIP/no cover passes available.

If you don't have any luck at the club entrance, try the front desk and concierge. Hotels usually hand out passes to guests in an attempt to get them to spend more time on the property.

Using the above method, I have been able to collect VIP passes to Tryst, XS, The Bank, Jet, Pure, Blush, and more.

3. Free Tickets to Shows

Before you read any further, be aware that you have to know someone with a Clark County, Nevada ID for this freebie to work.

If you know a Vegas local, free show tickets are available every night of your stay. Just ask your friend to sign up for the showtickets4locals.com mailing list. The website offers free tickets to shows on the Strip every night for local residents. Cirque du Soleil tickets are rarely available, but there's always a good selection of comedy and magic acts to choose from.

4. (Almost) Free Hotels

To book an extremely cheap hotel in Las Vegas, find out what mystery hotels are available on Priceline and Hotwire. If you're like me, you will love the prices on these websites, but bidding on an unknown four-star hotel "on or near the north part of the strip" can be risky.

Luckily, there are a few sites to help you predict what the mystery property is, such as betterbidding.com and biddingfortravel.com. On one these sites, travelers share what hotels they got on Hotwire and Priceline, and how much they paid for them. This is valuable information because you will likely get the same hotel, even if you book a different date.

If you're booking your reservation directly with the hotel and want to save some money, search the internet for promotion codes. If you find an active code, you can dramatically reduce the price of your stay.

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      Clara R Davidson 

      9 months ago

      great article...

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      Philip Peredo 

      2 years ago

      Check out www.TickleMeEntertainment.com for complimentary tickets to outstanding and fun Las Vegas shows!!

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      Shella Q 

      3 years ago

      Hi Everyone! we finally launched our site. visit us at www.team-vegas.com and create an account to receive discounted rates for hotels. We can also set up tables, limos, and guest lists. Thank you again for all your support.

      Shella

      facebook.com/shellaq

      instagram.com/shellavegashost

      www.team-vegas.com

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      Dean j 

      4 years ago

      When I go to las Vegas casinos i through 2000 dollars onto the table and asked for chips as they give me the chips I also ask for a smoking token them pick the chips up and cash them back in then get your free 20 cigarettes

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      To add to above 

      4 years ago

      Total Rewards is giving away free Reward's Credit (not Tier Credit) for signing up with Social Rewards.

      You must have a total Rewards account to get credit: http://bit.ly/1hiRALO

      Sign up with Social Rewards: http://bit.ly/1hiWUic

      FOLLOW THE GUIDE BELOW TO MAXIMIZE POINTS!

      It's best to have both Facebook and Twitter but Facebook only will work.

      After signing up, Do not use your shares! Follow this guide to maximize on points!

      1) Go to “CONNECT REWARDS” section. Connect to Twitter/Facebook

      2) Go to “RETWEET REWARDS” section and retweet postings

      3) Go to “TUBE REWARDS” Play the ENTIRE video then share on facebook and tweet (not available for every video. Share links are right below the video.

      4) Do the same at Bally's, Caesars Palace, Flamingo, Harrah’s, Paris, Planet Hollywood, Rio, and The Quad. Doing this will NOT eat up your maximum of 3 shares,

      5) Now use your three shares on any available share/tweet.

      6) Log in every day and use your shares. Sometimes new videos are added/shares are reset.

      If you don't have a Twitter account create one, get 20 followers, and try and reconnect daily.

      You can earn about $30 the first day. If you have a twitter and a facebook.

      After the first day it only takes about two minutes. Your 3 shares restart AT midnight

      For more detailed instructions, the blog entry above is good!

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      Also 

      4 years ago

      Also, I suggest looking at this blog to gather some total rewards comps. Got about $30 in a few days. Easily good to cover resort fees on a comp'd room.

      http://brokevegasstudent.blogspot.com/2013/12/get-...

      They also suggest MyVegas, which gets some decent show/room comps.

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      Shella Q 

      4 years ago

      My facebook www.facebook.com/shellaqsn

      instagram @shellavegashost

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      Shella q 

      5 years ago

      Thanks Alison! Update on my contact info. Email me at shellaqsn@kaizenlifegroup.com or text at 702-514-0818

      I now also have discounted hotel rates and restaurants as well! Thanks again

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      Sam Peter 

      6 years ago

      Awesome tips. Also, I would like to share Free Stuff Online website which has many freebies. Check out @ http://www.freestuffonline.me/

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      Misty May 

      7 years ago

      Awesome tips!

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      Marketing Truth 

      7 years ago

      Very nice, and we can see that it pays to know some of the ins and outs when visiting Las Vegas. This is helpful. Appreciate the share:-)

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      Abecedarian 

      7 years ago from These United States, Texas

      Excellent! In this economy, every little bit helps. Great Hub, know of any other freebies?

    • MikeNV profile image

      MikeNV 

      7 years ago from Henderson, NV

      Nice to see something other than the same old Freebies Bellagio Fountains, MGM Lions, etc. Voting up!

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