Vegas is an unforgettable location with tons of shopping and attractions. You’ll have some of the best food of your life, and enjoy one of the best nightlife scenes on the planet.
However, it’s essential to know that the city of sins can eat you alive if you aren’t careful. In order to make the most out of your stay, you’ll need to follow the right tips to steer clear of common newbie mistakes.
If you’re planning on a trip to Vegas in the near future, then take a look at some of these important tips.
Not Everything Goes In Vegas
A lot of people assume that everything is legal in Vegas, from prostitution to drugs. This is not the case. If you get caught with drugs, you’ll be charged the same as if you were back at home.
It’s critical that you follow the same rules that you would follow at home in Vegas. The authorities don’t take illegal activity lightly, so unless you want to spend your trip in jail, you should stay within the law.
Most people who go to Vegas drink alcohol. After all, it’s the city of sin, right? However, what a lot of first time Vegas tourists don’t realize is that they’re in the desert. When you drink a lot of alcohol, you will dehydrate yourself. Combined with the extreme heat, you can easily suffer heat stroke.
It’s important to stay as hydrated as possible. Try to alternate alcoholic drinks with water. This is especially important if you’re outside in direct sunlight. Since there are so many outdoor pool parties in Vegas, it’s easy to find yourself unaware of just how much sun you’re taking in when you’re outside having a good time.
Take Gambling Lessons
If you’re considering gambling, but have never done it before, then you should take lessons. Poker, blackjack, and other table games require a certain level of skill. When you’re putting your hard earned money on the line, it’s best to know what you’re doing.
It will require a small investment to pay someone to teach you. However, the cost compared to potentially losing thousands in a game is hardly comparable.
Don’t Buy Drinks At the Casino
A lot of newbies arrive at the casino and order a drink at the bar and then start gambling. However, in an effort to get you to keep gambling, the casino will actually bring you free drinks. The idea is to keep the booze flowing so that you lose your inhibitions and spend your money more freely.
If you’re planning on gambling, you might as well save your money, and take the drinks for free from the friendly waitress instead.
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