The Real Deal: Fly roundtrip from Phoenix to Las Vegas on Southwest Airlines plus a two-night stay at the Stratosphere Hotel for $89. Many other cities and hotels available for higher prices.
When: Through Aug. 1, 2005
Gateways: Phoenix, Los Angeles ($139), Seattle ($184), Oklahoma City ($259), Orlando ($259), Chicago ($299), Austin/Houston ($319); other additional gateways available
Details: Valid only for Monday and Tuesday departures
Book By: Through July 28, 2005
Contact: Southwest Airlines Vacations, swavacations.com
Steve Wynn, one of the most prominent builders of what we know as Las Vegas today, will open his own hotel in Sin City on April 28. At an estimated cost of $2.7 billion, The Wynn hotel with its light-reflecting coppery bronze façade epitomizes the over-the-top Las Vegas luxury--and it is "the only [hotel] I've signed my name to," Wynn reportedly said.
Here are some of the ways to join in on the glitz and glamour of one of the brightest, literally speaking, cities in the world -- without forking over bazillions of dollars.
Southwest Airlines Vacations offer a two-night stay at the Stratosphere Hotel with roundtrip air starting from $114 when flying out of Phoenix. The special is valid only for Monday and Tuesday departures until August 1, 2005. To book a reservation online and to get information on additional gateways go to their website. Some of the other participating US gateways included in the package for a bit higher price tag are: