Category 8: Costs
About how much does it cost to attend DLV?
The major expenses for most DLV attendees are travel expenses
and lodging expenses.
The cost of hotel rooms in Las Vegas varies from $0 to several
hundred dollars per night, depending on such things as location,
availability, and the phase of the moon.
Prices for our suggested hotels are discussed in the mailing list
and on the DLV Discussion Forum.
People who regularly play
at any of the major casinos can often arrange for reduced-rate or
Any midscale Strip hotel will have meals priced well within
the budget of anyone staying there. Almost any casino will serve
complimentary drinks (alcoholic or non) to those playing any table or
Air fare to McCarran Airport in Las Vegas is usually available in the
$200-$300 range from most major airports in the US, if booked in advance
and if peak travel periods are avoided. The key word here is ADVANCE.
Shuttle service from the airport to major strip hotels is frequent and
Rental cars are usually available in the $35-ish per day range.
If you are on a tight budget, see the question and answer below.
I'm on a very tight budget but I still want to attend. What advice can you give me?
Las Vegas CAN be one of the most economical
vacation spots. Some hints for those who want to make the most of their
money at Diva Las Vegas appear HERE.
(This document is dated but does have information that is currently valid.)
What's the story on these "donations" that you are requesting?
There are some real-world costs involved with putting on an event such
as Diva Las Vegas, and previously, the organizers and volunteers had no
means of getting reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses that
These donations are strictly voluntary, and are considered a gift from
you to help with expenses, and not consideration for services rendered.
You will be able to donate when you register as well as in person
during the event.
The particulars of our donation program are on line
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