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Las Vegas has a long history of being an epicentre for all things glitz and glamour, with a reputation for hosting big-name musician residencies, incredible stage productions, heavyweight sporting events and high-rolling card games. But don’t let the city’s bright billboards and grand casinos fool you; Las Vegas is also a family-friendly destination that offers just as much to entertain during the day as it does once the sun sets. There are great resort and accommodation options for travelling broods, plenty of things to do to keep the kids busy, and you’ll never go hungry with one of Vegas’ legendary buffets around almost every corner. Feel the neon lights calling your name? Head into the desert to Sin City with your pocket feeling a bit heavier thanks to affordable airfares from Melbourne to Las Vegas, booked on Webjet.
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The best time to visit Las Vegas
Las Vegas is a desert city, so naturally it endures scorching summer heat. Daytime temperatures reach 37°C (100°F). The heat doesn’t put of visitors to Las Vegas in summer though - especially when so many hotels and resorts have sparkling swimming pools for you to cool off in. Do note however that as summer temperatures rise, so do hotel and airfare rates. Visitors head to Las Vegas during the winter months from December through February to take advantage of cooler 0-15°C (30-60°) days. Expect larger crowds during peak holidays such as Christmas and New Year’s. If you’re searching for cheap flights from Melbourne to Las Vegas, book a trip for the spring. Between March and May, temperatures average 23°C (75°F) and the city comes alive with festivals. Crowd numbers are also at their lowest. While daily temperatures in the autumn months of September and October can reach up to 32°C (90°F) as the sun sets, so to the temperatures. You’ll want to pack a light sweater for your autumn MEL to LAS holiday. With daytime temperatures maxing out at 15°C (60°F), November is the perfect month to take advantage Las Vegas’ plethora of outdoor activities.
Departing From Melbourne
Qantas, Air Canada, American, and United Airlines offer cheap flights from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport (LAS). American and United Airlines’ travel times range from 18 to 20 hours with one stopover in Los Angeles (LAX). Qantas and Air Canada’s flight times range from 21 to 29 hours with one stopover in either LAX or Vancouver (YVR).
Getting to Melbourne Airport
You can catch a cab to the airport from the city centre for around $55 AUD. Or, save more money on your trip from MEL to LAS with Melbourne’s SkyBus. This public coach departs from Southern Cross Station and ferries travellers straight to the terminals. The SkyBus City Express service operates 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Several other routes are also serviced by SkyBus, including the Southbank and Docklands precinct, Mornington Peninsula and St Kilda. The fare aboard the City Express is $19 AUD and the journey takes about 25 minutes in good traffic conditions.
Parking at Melbourne Airport
Travellers departing for Dublin from Melbourne Airport and who are wanting to leave their car at the airport while on holiday have a choice of three car parks.
Where to Park at Melbourne Airport
Valet, premium parking, and budget-friendly long term options are available at the airport. All car parks have easy access to the terminals and include 24/7 security monitoring
· Valet: Includes a quick pull up service and the closest location to the terminals. This is the only car park you don’t need to pre-book. Simply drive to level 2 on the Terminal 1 end of the car park, drop off your keys, and head to your terminal.
· Premium: Conveniently located for quick access to all the terminals. No matter what airline you’re flying to Las Vegas Airport with, if you enjoy the convenience of valet parking but want to hang on to your own car keys, Premium Parking is right for you.
· Long Term: Pre-book your space to expedite your arrival then set off on the quick 10-minute shuttle ride to the terminals. Entrances to the Long Term car park can be found on Terminal Drive or Airport Drive near Terminal 4.
Arriving in Las Vegas
Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport is a fast-moving airport that can process up to 2000 international passengers per hour. It is the primary commercial airport in Las Vegas and it is located 9 miles (roughly 14 kilometres) from downtown Las Vegas.
How to Get from McCarran International Airport to Your Las Vegas Hotel or Accommodation
Many hotels in the Las Vegas area provide a free shuttle service for guests to and from the airport. The Strip and Downtown bus (SDX) or the Deuce line are the only two bus routes offering direct airport transfer. You can also take one of the taxis, Uber, or Lyft services that are prevalent in and around the airport and strip.
Things to do in Las Vegas
Wave to celebrity lookalikes as you zip line down the middle of Fremont Street. Or keep your feet on the ground and take a stroll through the upscale shopping boutiques in one of the major hotels and resorts lining the famed Vegas Strip. And of course, a quintessential Las Vegas experiences awaits with a roll of the dice or a luckily-dealt hand in one of the city’s coterie of casinos. If your fancies lie away from the casino floor, a visit inside can still be rewards; many casinos and hotels are the location of major musician residencies, such as Cher and Celine Dion. Other establishments host live spectacles and shows, such as those from Cirque du Soleil. You’ll also find culinary masterpieces at any of the fine-dining restaurants. To see the city from above, take a turn on the 168-metre (550ft) Ferris Wheel known as the High Roller and take in the panoramic views of the skyline and Nevada desert. One full rotation of the High Roller takes 30 minutes. If you’re on the lookout for a day trip, visit the Hoover Dam. Located just one hours’ drive from the Vegas Strip, the Hoover Dam is an engineering masterpiece that is responsible for providing all the power to Las Vegas and 4.1 million Nevada residents. The guided tour briefly explains its historical significance as you explore the tunnels and lesser known passages of the dam.