When you find yourself in a city for the first time, transportation might pose a little problem. However, do not be disturbed. Below is a list of recommended transportation options that are going to make your stay in Vegas comfortable.
Vegas Taxis Services
Taxis rides are one of the most popular forms of transportation in Vegas. You always see them outside hotels at any time of the day. The fares begin with an initial price, then later a per mile charge. Payment is done by cash mostly, but some drivers accept credit card payment.
The Las Vegas Monorail
The monorails is a very convenient means of transportation when you're moving between two hotels that have stops nearby. A single ride is about $5; a day pass is around $12.
Regional Transportation Commission (RTC)
If you want to check out the sights and do it economically, this is the best recommendation. The fares vary depending on time and location; a two-hour route is $6 on The Strip and $3 off The Strip.
Transportation Network Companies
These are ride-sharing apps, where you request for drivers to pick you up from your location to destination in their personal cars. Uber and Lyft are the most popular apps serving Vegas. It is very convenient to do this in Las Vegas. Simply download the app on your Smartphone and register.
If you are the independent sort, renting a car is the thing to do to get around Las Vegas. The price would depend on what you want. The average price in Vegas for an economy car is about $25 to $ 30 per day.
For as little as $35 an hour, you can get to see the strips in style. Options and pricing depend on the service rendered and the vehicle involved.
Airport group shuttles are a great and affordable way to get from the airport to the hotels. They cost less than $10 a strip downtown. It is advisable to check with your hotel for proper schedules.
RTC Bike Sharing
This form of transportation is a convenient alternative for short trips in the downtown area. Bikes can be taken from one station and returned to another station close to your Vegas destination.
Vegas on Foot
Going on foot for short trips is also an option in Vegas. The trick is to be prepared. Make sure you are on your most comfortable shoes (running shoes if possible) and carrying a bottle of water.