There does appear to be no end of ways that some Vegas casino resorts are going to dream to try and suck every last penny out of their customers, with many casinos offering low RTP slot machines and forcing their guests to pay the hated “resort fees” there are some properties that have recently started to impose parking fees on their customers too.
It was the mighty MGM Resorts group that was the first Vegas based hotel group to charge for parking at some of their casinos, however they have now decided to increase those charges too!
As a player who is visiting the vast majority of their casino resorts in Vegas you are also to also find that the resort fees at most of their properties has also increased, and may be thinking enough is enough and you could be looking for somewhere else to call home when you are next in Vegas for any number of nights!
You may be under the impression that if you are staying at places such as the Bellagio, Aria or the MGM Grand you will be entitled to free parking, however think again for you are going to find you will have to pay, unless you have been able to negotiate some special deals with your Casino Host thanks to your Players Club rating.
The parking charges mostly apply to anyone who is using their self or valet parking for more than two hours, and you are going to be put off visiting for sure if you are a low stake player wishing to take your chances on any of their large range of casino games.
If you are planning on visiting the Aria, Vdara or the Bellagio then you are going to find the overnight valet rate will set you back a huge $25, even those panning on using the short term valet parking service for up to four hours are going to have to pay $20. Those of you planning on self parking are still going to have to dig deep into your pockets at those venues for self parking for over four hours will now cost you $15.
Ever eager to follow their competitors lead in regards to generating more revenue, Caesars Entertainment have also started to charge their customers of parking too.
If you are currently shopping around for somewhere to stay whilst in Vegas and you will be taking your car then some other casinos parking fees are listed below, to help you judge for yourself whether it will be worth staying at those properties or whether doing so will make too much of a dint in your budget.
At the Circus Circus there is no charge what so ever currently for self parking, however be prepared to pay up to $15 for valet parking. The Monte Carlo, Luxor and Excalibur Casinos all charge between $5 and $10 for self parking, with valet parking costing up to $15.
There are of course some casino resorts that do not currently charge for parking, so if you want to avoid paying simply to park your car then shop around and vote for those parking fees with your feet, or your car tires!