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MGM Grand Sold, Insane Vegas Fees & How to Avoid Them, New Airport Passenger Record & $1M Bar Tab!

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MtM Vegas – One Million Dollar Bar Tab

On this week’s MtM Vegas we have so much to talk about including the sale of MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay plus crazy new fees in Vegas. Before we dive in don’t forget to subscribe to the Miles to Memories YouTube channel to see every episode plus our Vegas reviews, guides and tours!

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This Week’s MtM Vegas Video

This week we learned that more people flew into Las Vegas in October than ever before. Which airlines are carrying the most passengers and how do these numbers compare to before the pandemic. Are international visitors returning?

In other news another blockbuster land sale happened with Blackstone selling their share of MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay to VICI Properties. VICI now owns much of the Strip including most MGM/Caesars properties. We also discuss galavanting in the Caesars fountains, how someone might have blown a $1M bar tab prize and the craziest Vegas fees and how to avoid them.

Bottom Line

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Shawn Coomer
Shawn Coomer
Shawn Coomer earns and burns millions of miles/points per year circling the globe with his family. An expert at accumulating travel rewards, he founded Miles to Memories to help others achieve their travel goals for pennies on the dollar. Shawn also runs a million dollar reselling business, knows Vegas better than most and loves to spend his time at the 12 Disney parks across the world.

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  1. Cannot again find the stories you highlight in your email.IREAD,do not watch podcasts…do not have the time.

    If this is how you plan to run I a very early reader of MTM will have to seek other sources.

    • Pat it is important to cover all kinds of media for people that like to consume things differently. Not everyone wants to read everything. We have 3 podcast / video posts a week out of 50. If that is a deal breaker for you then I am not sure what to tell you. I think it is a bit of overkill but we all have to make our own decisions. The Podcast post usually has links to articles about everything we discuss as well so we are down to 2 posts a week out of 50.

    • Hey Pat! Thanks for being an early reader. I also wanted to point out that if you click the video through to YouTube you can find links to everything we talk about in the video description. So you can click through there and get all of the news if you don’t want to watch the video. Thanks again!


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