About Las Vegas and How Discounts Factor In
Las Vegas is a city of dazzling lights, stunning casinos, elegant shopping, extravagant clubs, breathtaking shows, and my favorite, world class food. In Las Vegas, you’ll find restaurants run by the world’s finest chefs, opulent spas, and some of the most sophisticated hotels in the world, all of which have their own special theme that caters to almost all likes and interests. So why do people come here in the first place? Well mostly for the casinos and partying, hence the name “Sin City”. But mainly because there is simply no other place on Earth like it. And luckily for you, Las Vegas is teeming with military discounts left and right!
Resorts and Hotels
Las Vegas is home to some of the most modern, elegant, and technologically advanced hotels in the world. These architectural marvels are no less than spectacular during the day, but at night, the bright and vivid neon lights create the famous Las Vegas skyline we are all accustomed too. Now I understand that in Las Vegas, you must be over 21 to book a hotel room, so instead of going into great detail of the hotels, I decided just to give you brief, yet very informative information about each Las Vegas hotel that I believe will be very suitable for you.
(P.S. You should also check out some exclusive Las Vegas Show and Hotel Deals on our site!)
ARIA Las Vegas: 10% off your stay. Must present military ID.
Bally’s: 10% discount (one room per federal, military, or U.S. State employee and to qualify the guest must have a federal, military, or U.S. state ID, either active or retired). Use offer code QFGOVT or QFGOVT0.
Bellagio Las Vegas: Book Online for Best Bellagio Rates!
Caesars Palace: 10% discount (one room per federal, military, or U.S. State employee and to qualify the guest must have a federal, military, or U.S. state ID, either active or retired). Use offer code QFGOVT or QFGOVT0.
Circus Circus: 10% off your stay when you show a military ID. Circus Circus Las Vegas “Military Discount” *Active military members receive an additional 10% off our already low rates (2nt Min) – Book one of our beautiful newly remodeled Casino Tower rooms(*See site for additional details and restrictions). Promotion Runs: Feb 26 – Nov 26, 2013. Promo Code: NMILX3 (Exp 12/31/13).
Clarion Las Vegas: Reduced government and military rates. For more information, click HERE.
Comfort Inn Paradise Road: Government and military rates. Click HERE to learn more.
Cosmopolitan Las Vegas: Take 10% off your room rate through the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas military discount.
Flamingo: 10% discount (one room per federal, military, or U.S. State employee and to qualify the guest must have a federal, military, or U.S. state ID, either active or retired). Use offer code QFGOVT or QFGOVT0.
Hard Rock Hotel: Save up to 15% off your room rate based on availability and certain dates.
Harrah’s: 10% discount (one room per federal, military, or U.S. State employee and to qualify the guest must have a federal, military, or U.S. state ID, either active or retired). Use offer code QFGOVT or QFGOVT0.
Hyatt Place Las Vegas: Reduced military rates. Active military provide ID upon check in, some hotels have other restrictions. The amount of the discount is based on the hotel and the rate is based on availability.
La Quinta Tropicana: Reduced government and military rates with valid ID. For reduced rates, click HERE.
La Quinta Las Vegas Airport: Reduced government and military rates with valid id. For reduced rates, click HERE.
Luxor: Active-duty Military Personnel receive up to 10% off rooms. For room reservations, call 1-877-386-4658 or 702-262-4444 and mention code DMIL11.
MGM Grand: Book Online for Great Rates at MGM Grand!
New York New York: Special reduced rates when you book online by clicking here on the New York-New York website.
The Orleans: 10% off your entire stay. Not valid with any other specials.
Palazzo- Book your suite today!
Palms: Save 10% off standard room room rates.
Paris: 10% discount (one room per federal, military, or U.S. State employee and to qualify the guest must have a federal, military, or U.S. state ID, either active or retired). Use offer code QFGOVT or QFGOVT0.
Planet Hollywood: 10% discount (one room per federal, military, or U.S. State employee and to qualify the guest must have a federal, military, or U.S. state ID, either active or retired). Use offer code QFGOVT or QFGOVT0.
Quad: 10% discount (one room per federal, military, or U.S. State employee and to qualify the guest must have a federal, military, or U.S. state ID, either active or retired). Use offer code QFGOVT or QFGOVT0.
Rio: 10% discount (one room per federal, military, or U.S. State employee and to qualify the guest must have a federal, military, or U.S. state ID, either active or retired). Use offer code QFGOVT or QFGOVT0.
Stratosphere: 10% off your entire stay.
Tropicana- As a special thank you by the Tropicana for our armed forces, guests can receive 15% military discount off their new, best-in-class deluxe rooms. This offer includes: Breeze Perks & Benefits including VIP Check-in.
Venetian- Room rates start at $129 using the military discount rate. Book using our link to get the lowest rate guaranteed.
Vdara Las Vegas: Get a 10% military discount when you book a room rate through the Vdara. Check out Vdara Room Rates
Shows and Theater
There’s a good reason why Las Vegas is called the “Entertainment Capital of the World.” From the beginning of its existence, Las Vegas has been greatly associated with breathtaking shows and legendary entertainers. Today, the Las Vegas entertainment scene still has plenty of its classic showgirl glamour and grandeur, but it has quickly evolved to comprise of so much more. Today in Las Vegas, you will find a lineup of award-winning magicians, fabulous Broadway-caliber productions, world-renowned concert headliners and unique-to-Las Vegas production shows, including those by Cirque du Soleil. So get your ticket, take your seat and enjoy some of these amazing shows acceptable to just about anyone!
Cirque du Soleil: All shows offer some sort of military discount or promotion. Here is the list of all Cirque du Soleil military discounts:
Zumanity: 25% off tickets with valid military ID, can be purchased by calling 1-866-606-7111 or by checking out the link on the right. Zumanity Tickets “Military Discount” 2013.
KÀ: Get a 40% discount off tickets with valid military ID. Tickets can be purchased online by clicking the link on the right. KA “Free Upgrade Tickets 2013″ and KA Tickets Military Offer 2014. Also, here’s our review of KA.
Criss Angel Believe: Get a discount off CRISS ANGEL Believe tickets with valid military ID. Discount of 35% off Category 2, 25% off Category 3, or 15% off Category 4. Criss Angel Believe Tickets “Military Offer” 2013.
Mystere: Active military and children less than 12 years old are eligible for a 50% discount (based on availability). Just call 1-866-712-9308.
Terry Fator: 35% off to all military personnel. Fifty (50%) of all profits in the store go to various military support organizations. Terry Fator Tickets “35% Military Discount” 2013.
Fantasy at Luxor : Get 50% off with military ID (box office and phone reservations only).
Carrot Top: Special reduced military rate (Call 702-262-4400 for details).
Blue Man Group: Blue Man Group Web 25% Discount 2013 (Categories “A” & “C”).
Chippendale’s: Get 50% off your ticket.
Tournament of Kings: Tournament of Kings Tickets 2013.
Secret Garden: Secret Garden Tickets 2013.
Brad Garrett: Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club Tickets.
Rock of Ages- $30 off the ticket in sections 1,2,3 and 5.
Human Nature- 50% off reserved tickets up to 2 tickets per U.S. Military ID.
Exclusive Show Discounts Only Through MDC & V Theater
V Theater is home to the best shows and most talented performers from around the globe including V – The Ultimate Variety Show, The Mentalistand the world-famous Stripper 101 classes.
The 36,000 square foot V Theater is located in the Miracle Mile at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino and is owned by show producer David Saxe. Saxe launched his first show when he was just 17 years old making him the youngest producer in Las Vegas history.
V Theater/David Saxe Productions is the premier production company in Las Vegas. It offers more shows than any venue in town with nine currently in production.
The DSP studio has 15,000 square feet of office space, rehearsal studio space, seamless green screen room, recording studio and more than 2,000 props and costumes. The company is always growing and continuously adding new shows.
V Theater Shows – 3663 Las Vegas Blvd. #360 Las Vegas, NV 89109 – 1.866.932.1818
V-The Ultimate Variety Show
Voted “The #1 Show in Las Vegas!” V – The Ultimate Variety Show has something for everyone including the most famous female magician in the world, “Melinda – First Lady of Magic” to the daredevil stunt duo, “The Skating Aratas” as seen on The Ellen Show. E! Entertainment calls it “a must see show for the entire family.”
Gerry McCambridge performs comedy, magic and mind-reading live on stage. Access Hollywood calls it “amazing!” Nominated “Best Magician in Las Vegas” and voted “World’s Best Entertainer” in his field, Gerry thrills audiences with his ability to get inside the minds of others. You won’t believe it until you see him LIVE.
Thursday – Tuesday, 7:30PM. Rated PG-13. 702.260.7200.
Learn pole dancing and sexy moves from real Las Vegas strippers! Recently featured on E! News, The Daily Ten. Stripper 101 is the most famous class of its kind in the world. Cosmopolitan Magazine says it’s “one of the top ways to have a blast in Vegas.” The perfect place to party for women of all ages, shapes and sizes.
No nudity. Ages 18 +. 702.260.7200.
Comedy Pet Theater
The most beloved family show in the world, featuring an amazing cast of housecats, dogs, parrots… even geese and mice! Critics describe the show as a unique blend of physical comedy, world-champion juggling and the extraordinary talents of more than 30 performing pets. Gregory Popovich has rescued these animals from shelters all over the country and has transformed them into Las Vegas stars. Popovich is a fifth generation circus performer who learned early on how to develop strong bonds with animals. He released his first book “You CAN Train Your Cat” in late 2009 and has been featured on The Tonight Show, David Letterman, in USA Today and People Magazine.
2:30pm Except Sunday. 702.260.7200
Country Superstars is a fast-paced, concert style event featuring a world-class live band and TRIBUTES to some of the biggest names in country music history such as Brooks & Dunn, Reba McEntire, Tim McGraw, Willie Nelson, and more! The show features 4 tribute performances per show. And, with a rotating cast of superstars, you never know who might show up on any given night.
6:00pm Except Sunday. 702.260.7200.
Evil Dead the Musical 4D
Sir Michaels Productions presents the world’s only 4D experience with a “splatter zone!” This hilarious show tells the story of five college students who go to an abandoned cabin and accidentally unleash evil forces that turn them into demons. It combines elements of the cult classic horror films, “Evil Dead 1,” “Evil Dead 2,” and “Army of Darkness” into one of the craziest, most interactive theatrical experiences of all time.
Friday at 10:00pm and Saturday at 11:30pm. All ages. 702.260.7200.
Hitzville the Show
Hitzville the Show is the most authentic Motown show ever to hit Las Vegas. See the performance that earned standing ovations from legendary producer Berry Gordy and the “King of Pop” himself, Michael Jackson. Dance in your seat to the hits of Gladys Knight & The Pips, The Temptations, Tina Turner, The Four Tops and Motown diva Diana Ross & The Supremes as they rock the stage.
Daily at 5:30pm (dark Sunday). All ages. 702.260.7200
Marc Savard Comedy Hypnosis
MTV calls Marc Savard Comedy Hypnosis the “funniest show ever!” You can see the show or BE the show! Watch hilarious audience volunteers live on stage as hypnotist Marc Savard controls their minds and actions. You won’t believe what he can make them do! It’s the most laughs per dollar of any show in Las Vegas!
Saturday – Thursday, 10pm ( dark Friday). Ages 18+. 702.260.7200.
Exclusive Show Discounts Only Through MDC- Saxe Theater
The Saxe Theater stage was specially-designed so each ticket holder has an exceptional view of the performances from every seat in the house. Architects also installed state-of-the-art lighting, sound, fiber optic video curtains and other cutting-edge theatrical equipment so the audience wonâ€™t miss a beat.
Saxe Theater Shows – 3663 Las Vegas Blvd. #454 Las Vegas, NV 89109 – 1.866.932.1818
VEGAS! the Show
Voted “Best Show in Las Vegas!” VEGAS! the Show is the best of Las Vegas all in one show and tells the story of the most exciting entertainers to ever set foot on The Strip. A cast of more than 40 singers, dancers, showgirls and a live big band orchestra make it the “must see” show of Las Vegas.
Shows nightly 7:00pm & 9:00pm. All ages. 702.260.7200.
BeatleShow! is as close as you can get to a real Beatles concert. Hear the greatest hits of all time performed LIVE. No music tracks. No clowns in leotards. BeatleShow! is the only choice for music fans.
Eight days a week, 5:30pm. All ages. 702.260.7200.
Nathan Burton Comedy Magic
Nathan’s wild sense of humor, top notch magic and Vegas production show elements make this one of the best shows on the strip. One of the biggest stars on “America’s Got Talent” and the most viewed Magician ever on YouTube, Nathan and his cast of characters are the perfect show for all ages. Daily at 4pm (Dark Monday) at the Saxe Theater inside the Miracle Mile Shops at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino. General Admission and VIP Seating available.
Add more magic to your evening! Upgrade for only $10 and get access to an exclusive VIP magic show that takes place before the start of the big show! You will not believe your eyes as incredible magic is performed just inches away from the spectators!
4:00pm Tuesday – Sunday. All ages. 702.260.7200.
Las Vegas’ #1 interactive show! You’ve seen them on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” now YOU can play along…LIVE. Grab drumsticks and an instrument as you enter the theater, or just kick back and watch the most exciting show on the Strip!
Recycled Percussion 7:00pm daily (dark Friday)
Experience VIP nightlife like, “The Las Vegas Elite” with V Card: The Vegas Nightlife Pass. Receive VIP access to 50 exclusive Vegas nightlife venues that include nightclubs, ultra-lounges, bars, day club pools and gentlemen’s clubs. V Card also provides exclusive drink, dining and entertainment offers.
Own the night with V Card: The Vegas Nightlife Pass. Ages 21+ only. 702.260.7200. vcardlasvegas.com
Dancing fountains, erupting volcanoes, singing gondoliers, and adrenaline rushing rides- these are only a handful of the amazing, one of a kind attractions Las Vegas has to offer. These attractions under this section offers military discounts.
AdventureDome: America’s largest indoor theme park that features a high speed rollercoaster, multiple thrill rides, as well as an IMAX ride film.
- For military discounts, please contact Nellis AFB IT&T office at (702)652-2193.
Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art: Come here and see exhibitions of art and objects from all over the world. This exhibit boasts some of the largest artistic masterpieces in all of Las Vegas.
- Military discount price is only $10 with valid military ID.
Dig This: You are in the driver’s seat of some of the most powerful equipment on the planet. You can learn more about this thrilling attraction by checking out our Digg This Las Vegas post.
- 10% off any dig with the promo code ffmil10.
Erotic Heritage Museum: Explore the vast array of socio-cultural perspectives depicting our erotic past and present.
- Military discount price is only $10 with valid military ID.
Las Vegas Natural History Museum: From the African Savannah to prehistoric life, the museum has it all covered. You also get a little history about the great state of Nevada. Plus, don’t forget to check out the snake pit.
- Military discount price is only $10 with a valid military ID.
Free Las Vegas Attractions
Here’s a complete listing of awesome free attractions Las Vegas has to offer! It’s always nice not having to worry about paying steep prices for attraction tickets.
Aquarium at Silverton Hotel… This 117,000 gallon aquarium features 4,000 tropical fish, including three species of stingrays and sharks. Plus be sure to check out the mermaid show every Thursday-Sunday throughout the afternoon and evenings. Location: Silverton Hotel. Tips and Secrets: This was rated as one of Las Vegas’ best free attractions.
Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens… Just beyond the gracious lobby lies a kaleidoscope for your senses. Here you will find beautiful, themed plant sculptures and displays. Location: Bellagio. Tips and Secrets:Be sure to visit during major holidays as they have special themes.
CBS Television City Research Center… You be the judge. You get to watch and decide which new CBS shows will air or get cut. Location: MGM Grand. Tips and Secrets: Beware: you might get an awful show and waste 1 hour of your life. But you don’t know till you try.
Fall of Atlantis… This free fountain show uses lifelike animatronic figures and special effects to recount the ancient myth of Atlantis. Location: Appian Way Shops at Caesar Palace. Tips and Secrets: Shows occur every hour, everyday from 10 am to 11pm.
Fashion Show Mall Fashion Shows…Every wanted to see a real fashion show? Well now you can daily Fri-Sun at 12-6pm every hour on the hour. Location: Fashion Show Mall. Tips and Secrets: Don’t forget to go shopping.
Fremont Street Experience… The world’s largest LED screen that features 12.5 million lights and 550,000 watts of great music. Shows are shown daily during the evening. Location: Off the Strip, Downtown.
Fountains at Bellagio… Synchronizing water fountains dance to beautiful music. These choreographed fountains cannot be missed. Fountain shows occur Monday to Friday, 3 p.m. – midnight. Saturday and Sunday, 12 p.m. – midnight. The fountains run every half-hour until 8 p.m. and every 15 minutes after that until midnight. Location: Bellagio. Tips and Secrets: Be sure to go after 8pm since shows occur every 15 minutes. Plus if your show happens to be very crowded, just wait till the current display ends and the “seas will part” aka, people will leave in large numbers.
Lions Habitat… This showcase features unobstructed views of lions in a large, glass enclosed structure. You can get closer to Lions than at most zoos. Location: MGM Grand.
M&M World… M&M’s World is possibly the most delicious attraction in Vegas. This M&M megastore feature M&M memorabilia as well as 22 different M&M colors. Location: Strip next to Planet Hollywood. Tips and Secrets: Try going in the morning to avoid the afternoon crowds.
Miracle Mile Shops… This shopping plaza also features a thunder and lightning show in the sky. It’s a nice little break from all your shopping. Location: Planet Hollywood.
Neon Museum… Check out the classic Las Vegas art form of neon signs. Location: Located at the Fremont Street Experience. Tips and Secrets: You can access the special bone tour for $15.
Show in the Sky… If you ever wanted to be a part of a music video, this is your type of show. This show features music, dancing, stunning choreography and much more. Plus it also caters to all tastes, with three different shows types such as pop, Latin and burlesque numbers. Location: Rio Resort. Tips and Secrets: You can participate in the show for only $12.95.
Sirens at TI… Watch as beautiful, sexy ladies battle a band of pirates in Sirens’ Cove, located at the front entrance of the popular hotel and casino. Location: Treasure Island. Tips and Secrets: Be sure to arrive pretty early to ensure a good view. If you arrive early enough, you may be able to snag a real seat. (AS SEEN IN THE PHOTO ABOVE)
Streetmosphere… Many dressed up street performers, such as Italian opera singers and costumed actors can be found entertaining guests as they wander through the Grand Canal Shoppes. Location: Venetian. Tips and Secrets: Keep a look out for the white statue.
Volcano… This huge volcano erupts and spews out fire, amazingly choreographed to music. Shows run every hour, on the hour starting from 8 pm to 12 Location: Mirage. Tips and Secrets: The later shows are usually the emptiest.
Welcome to Las Vegas Sign… This iconic Las Vegas sign is the perfect location for a memorable photo. Location: South of Mandalay Bay. Tips and Secrets: To avoid crowds, try going in the morning.
World’s Largest Permanent Circus… This is the world’s largest permanent circus that features free daily shows. Location: Circus Circus. Tips and Secrets: Don’t forget to check out the Midway carnival games.
C.S.I. The Experience…Ever wanted to be a crime scene investigator like those on TV? Well now you can. This hands on exhibit lets guest go step by step to solve a crime. This is the total package when it comes to forensic experiences.
Eiffel Tower Observation Deck… Enjoy a stunning view of Las Vegas 50 stories up in a beautiful replica of Paris’ Eiffel Tower.
Gondola Ride… Cruise through the streets of Venice on a private Gondola tour accompanied by a singing gondolier.
Flightlinez at Fremont Street… Zip line at speeds up to 30 mph through the Fremont Street Experience. It’s awesome.
Jubilee All Access Backstage Walking Tour… Get an in depth behind the scenes tour of one of Vegas’ longest running topless shows. Price: $15
Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum… Where can you get up close and personal to famous celebrities? Right here at this world famous interactive wax museum (AS SEEN IN THE PIC ABOVE).
New York New York Roller Coaster… Soar, flip, drop, loop, and much more through the New York skyline on this great rollercoaster ride that reaches up to 67 mph. Now that’s fast!
Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat…See the beautiful and famous white tigers of Siegfried and Roy, as well as many other animals such as leopards and lions. Many of these animals are rare and endangered so it’s pretty cool to actually see them. There is also a beautiful oasis filled with dolphins. Secret Garden Tickets 2013.
Shark Reef… Enjoy an aquatic environment of 1,200 species of marine life including sharks, exotic fresh and saltwater fish, sea turtles and so much more.
Stratosphere Tower and Extreme Rides… Ride some of the most thrilling rides in the world. Where else can you get swung, spun at 3Gs, launched, thrown, and teeter tottered almost 1000 feet in the air? Nowhere except Vegas. Rides include a lanchpad, a teeter totter, and a gut wrenching swing. This truly is not for the faint of heart.
Food and Dining
Whether you love the traditional burgers and fries or you prefer the Wagyu Beef and caviar, Las Vegas has it all. From casual and quick eats to buffets and fine dining, there’s a place for you. Carla Pellegrino, Charlie Palmer, Wolfgang Puck, Joel Robuchon, Michael Mina, Bobby Flay and Batali Bartollota- you name it and Vegas has it. This is possibly one of the greatest places for foodies and gourmet indulgers. So don’t be shy, go ahead and try it all!
But despite all these great restaurants, there are only a handful that offer military discounts.
Double helix- 15% discount at bar and retails store. Cannot be combined with any other offers/discounts.
Zeffirino (Venetian)- 10% off to Military personnel excluding drinks.
Bouchon (Venetian)- 15% off with military ID. Not valid on special offers.
Canaletto Ristorante Veneto (Venetian)- 10% discount off the entire check for parties of 8 or less, with current military ID.
Valentino (Venetian)- 20% off food bill only.
Pinot Brasserie (Venetian)- 15% off to military personnel at lunch. This promotion will apply to parties of 10 or less.
Dal Toro (Palazzo)- 15% discount on food and beverage in addition to complimentary admission to the car museum for anyone with military identification.
Johnny Rockets- 25% discount.
Iloveburgers (Palazzo)- 30% for military personal across the board all day every day.
Casanova (Venetian)- 10% discount towards food only.
AquaKnox (Venetian)- 20% off entire check discount.
Zine (Palazzo)- 30% off entire check.
Taquiera Canonita (Venetian)- 10% discount towards food only.
Applebee’s: 10% off with valid military ID.
Denny’s: 10% off with valid military id (varies by locations in Las Vegas).
Hard Rock Café Las Vegas: 10% off with valid military ID.
Outback Steakhouse: Free blooming onion and non-alcoholic drink with a military ID.
But be sure to check out our complete military discount dining guide.
Spas & Salons
Canyon Ranch-15% off spa and salon services.
Coupons and More! Big Savings!
You can also discover hundreds of awesome Las Vegas coupons that can save you a fortune on you dining, attraction, show and shopping experiences here in Las Vegas. Just check out our blog post, Save Big on Your Next Trip to Las Vegas. Enjoy!
Hopefully you will take advantage of these Las Vegas military discounts!
Exclusive MGM Resort Deals
Mirage “AARP Member Offer” *The Mirage would like to invite AARP members to take advantage of an exclusive offer – Receive 10% off our room rates, on select dates, when you make an advanced reservation (*See site for additional details and restrictions). Promotion Runs: Mar 28, 2013 – Mar 13, 2014. Promo Code: ZAARP (Exp 3/13/14)
MGM Grand Las Vegas “AARP Member Offer” *MGM Grand would like to invite AARP members to take advantage of an exclusive offer – Receive 10% off our room rates, on select dates, when you make an advanced reservation (*See site for additional details and restrictions). Promotion Runs: Mar 27 – May 22, 2013. Promo Code: ZAARP (Exp 2/28/14)
Luxor “Early Check-In and Late Check-out” *Guaranteed Early Check in and Late Check out at the Luxor — for an additional $20.00 per night above our regular internet rate you may guarantee early check in from 9am to 11am and late check out up to 3pm on your departure date (*See site for additional details and restrictions). Promotion Runs: May 23, 2013 – Apr 30, 2014. Promo Code: LERLAT (Exp 4/30/14)
Luxor “Low Locals Rates” *Planning an evening out on The Strip – Friends or family coming in to town – Locals should not have to pay full price for anything, especially hotel rooms – Book this special offer today and save – Plus receive a coupon book at check in with over $800 in added value (*See site for additional detail or restrictions). Promotion Runs: May 22, 2013 – Apr 30, 2014. Promo Code: LLOCAL1 (Exp 4/30/14)
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