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    Las Vegas - Accessible travel & accommodation

    Q: Do the hotels and attractions offer assistance for visitors with disabilities?

    BOOKING YOUR ROOM - Las Vegas has many accessible guest rooms than. Hotels have rooms with roll-in showers, transfer showers, tubs with built-in seats and tubs with portable seats.

    SHOWROOMS, LOUNGES AND RESTAURANTS - Most hotels have assistive listening devices for hearing-impaired persons available at the showroom or lounge entrance. Wheelchair seating is also available in most restaurants, lounges and showrooms. Call ahead for details.

    GAMBLING - All hotels have accessible slot machines and many have sit-down table games. Many hotels also have accommodations for wheelchair users to play craps. Gaming personnel are well-trained in assisting vision and hearing-impaired persons to play table games. If you need a sign-language interpreter for the gaming schools offered at many of the casinos, just ask in advance. Most bingo rooms have Braille cards and large-print cards. A few larger rooms have electronic bingo, enabling blind players or persons with hand-dexterity problems to play up to 100 cards.

    SWIMMING POOLS - Most Las Vegas hotels have lifts to assist you in getting into our beautiful pools. You may also find a pool beach entrance at some of our hotels. Check with the reservation operator when booking your room.

    Q: What ground transportation assistance is available for visitors with disabilities?

    AT THE AIRPORT - Lift-equipped shuttles and taxis are available with service to any hotel or motel. A variety of shuttle/limousine services are available at McCarran International Airport.

    TAXI SERVICE - All taxi companies in Las Vegas have lift-equipped vans accommodating one wheelchair. Call from your room, use any dedicated taxi phone or ask the doorman at your hotel for an accessible taxi van.

    CITY BUS - RTC (Regional Transportation Commission) bus service is fully accessible, including buses that are lift-equipped, have low floors and kneel, and accommodate two wheelchairs. Reduced fares are available for seniors and persons with disabilities.

    PARKING - Bring along your hometown dashboard parking permit from your personal vehicle if you plan to rent a vehicle in Las Vegas. Out-of-state permits are recognized. Temporary disabled parking permits are available through the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles. Visit www.dmvnv.com for more information. A physician's statement will be required.

    TRAMS & THE MONORAIL - The Las Vegas Monorail offers service at seven stations between Sahara Avenue and the MGM Grand on the east side of the Las Vegas Strip. Additionally, visitors can take advantage of trams that connect various properties: between the Mirage and Treasure Island; connecting Mandalay Bay, Luxor and Excalibur; and connecting Monte Carlo to Aria Resort, Crystals Shopping Center and Bellagio Resort.

    OVERHEAD WALKWAY - There are several four-corner overhead walkway locations on the Strip. The first set of walkways is located on the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard (the Strip) and Tropicana Avenue, which connects the blocks where the MGM Grand, Tropicana, Excalibur and New York-New York are located. The second set is on the corner of Flamingo Road and Las Vegas Boulevard connecting the blocks where Bally's, Bellagio, Caesars Palace and The Cromwell are located. The third walkway set is located on Spring Mountain Road and Las Vegas Boulevard, which connects the corners, Treasure Island, the Fashion Show mall, The Venetian and Wynn. Some walkways have direct access into the resorts. Escalators and elevators are available at all locations. In addition, there is a direct-connect walkway from the front of Planet Hollywood to The Cosmopolitan, ARIA and Crystals shopping center. Also, there is a walkway connecting Veer Towers, Crystals and Mandarin Oriental.

    FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE - This unique experience was born by closing Fremont Street (Downtown) to vehicular traffic, making it an outdoor pedestrian mall and doming it with the most fantastic light show you'll ever see!

    Source: http://www.lasvegas.com/travel-profe...eeds-visitors/

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    How would you rate the accessibility of Las Vegas from 1-10?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mazzano View Post
    How would you rate the accessibility of Las Vegas from 1-10?
    About 6-7. In comparsion to accessibility in Singapore.

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