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All You Need to Know About The New Diagon Alley at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

June 25, 2014 at 3:35 PM | by | Comments (0)

Finding a hotel is often only one part of your trip. The other half is getting there. And our bro Jaunted does a bang-up job of covering the latest news and trends in the travel world. Out in Vegas, VegasChatter is keeping us informed on what's going down in Sin City.

JAUNTED
· The Six Awesomest Details of Universal Studios' Brand New Diagon Alley
· Europe is the Worst When It Comes to Baggage Handling
· 250 New Emoji to Include More Airplanes, More Travel Icons
· Before You Go: Five Things to Know About Havasupai

VEGASCHATTER
· High Roller Room Categories Are Now A Thing
· 11 Places For Fireworks Viewing On The Fourth
· Signs Of The Times: 'Please Dispense Drinks Into Plastic Cups'/b>
· The Best Thing We've Ordered From Room Service For Breakfast

(Photo via Jaunted)

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All Eyes Are On Brazil But Jaunted Tells You What Your Mouth Needs To Know

June 11, 2014 at 7:33 PM | by | Comments (0)

Finding a hotel is often only one part of your trip. The other half is getting there. And our bro Jaunted does a bang-up job of covering the latest news and trends in the travel world. Out in Vegas, VegasChatter is keeping us informed on what's going down in Sin City.

Jaunted
· Brazil or Bust: The Words to Know in Rio de Janeiro
· Why United's Frequent Flyer Program Changes Favor Only Big Spenders
· Travel Movie Tuesday: 'North by Northwest' is More Than a Direction
· The World's Tallest Roller Coaster is on Its Way to Orlando

VegasChatter
· Moulin Rouge To See New Life As Restored Hotel-Casino?
· Now Online: Experience Fremont Street In A Brand New Way
· Five Things We Love About Brooklyn Bowl
· The Early Word On Stays At The Cromwell

[Photo: Jaunted]

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Want a View of The High Roller in Vegas? That Will Cost Extra

June 4, 2014 at 6:29 PM | by | Comments (0)

Finding a hotel is often only one part of your trip. The other half is getting there. And our bro Jaunted does a bang-up job of covering the latest news and trends in the travel world. Out in Vegas, VegasChatter is keeping us informed on what's going down in Sin City.

VEGASCHATTER
· High Roller Room Categories Are Now A Thing
· Lighting Up Room Rates For Fourth Of July
· Giada Is Ready To Show Off Her Wares, We Mean, Fare
· Innapproprtate Spelling Should Be Ilegal At Drai’s

JAUNTED
· One Weird Trick for Staying Alert While Driving on Long Summer Road Trips
· Easy Day Trips From Zurich: The Majestic PreAlps Await in Appenzell
· Inside the Brand New Qantas Lounge at Hong Kong International Airport
· Wish You Were Here: Posting Up at One of the World's Best Beach Bars

(Photo via VegasChatter)

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Don't Miss NYC's 'Manhattanhenge' Phenomenon Today Through Friday

May 28, 2014 at 12:20 PM | by | Comments (0)

Finding a hotel is often only one part of your trip. The other half is getting there. And our bro Jaunted does a bang-up job of covering the latest news and trends in the travel world. Out in Vegas, VegasChatter is keeping us informed on what's going down in Sin City.

Jaunted

· Mark Your iCal for NYC's 'Manhattanhenge' Phenomenon (Starts today!)

· 11 Reasons to (Occasionally) Choose Trains Over Planes

· Mailbag: Why Must I Take Off My Sweatshirt and Light Jacket at Security?

· Not Too Much Longer Now for AirTran, as Final Flight Date Set

VegasChatter

· Downtown Vegas Gets A Little Less Boozy

· WSOP Players Get Special Hotel Rates And You Can, Too

· The 6 Hottest Hunks Of Vegas

· Don't Know Who Smoothini Is? You're About To Find Out

[Photo: Instagram]

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This is Berlin's Hottest Nightclub and Jaunted Has Tips For Getting In

May 21, 2014 at 5:38 PM | by | Comments (0)

Finding a hotel is often only one part of your trip. The other half is getting there. And our bro Jaunted does a bang-up job of covering the latest news and trends in the travel world. Out in Vegas, VegasChatter is keeping us informed on what's going down in Sin City.

Jaunted
· San Fran's Crooked Lombard Street to Close Certain Weekends This Summer
· Six Tips for Getting into Berlin's Best Nightclubs
· Neighborhoods to Know and Go: Brooklyn's Red Hook
· By Sea or By Air: Comparing the Costs of Transatlantic Travel Today

VegasChatter
· Finding Scenes From Vegas Films: Last Vegas
· At Rio, Not A Bird Nor A Plane But Zipline Test Riders
· There's No Wrong Way To Hang An 18-Foot Reese's (Go With It)
· The Eiffel Tower vs. The High Roller: Which One Should You Choose?

[Photo: Flickr]

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Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah Over Vegas With This New Zip Line

May 14, 2014 at 6:50 PM | by | Comments (0)

Finding a hotel is often only one part of your trip. The other half is getting there. And our bro Jaunted does a bang-up job of covering the latest news and trends in the travel world. Out in Vegas, VegasChatter is keeping us informed on what's going down in Sin City.

VEGASCHATTER
· At Rio, Long-Delayed Zip Line Could Debut In Ten Days
· Double Barrel Calls Automatic Gratuity On Small Parties 'Opening Kink'
· Passwords, Secret Bookshelves And The Opening Of 1923 Bourbon & Burlesque
· Why Bobby Flay Loves Cooking in Vegas

JAUNTED
· San Diego Brush Fire Forces Evacuation of Legoland Theme Park But The Hotel is Still Open
· Where to Find 90s Subculture in Present Day Berlin
· After Hours Attractions Arrive at Walt Disney World Just in Time for Summer
· Pick Your Seatmate Via Facebook on South African Airways

(Photo via VegasChatter)

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Traveling Solo? Jaunted Has 7 Tips You Should Know

May 7, 2014 at 5:04 PM | by | Comments (0)

Finding a hotel is often only one part of your trip. The other half is getting there. And our bro Jaunted does a bang-up job of covering the latest news and trends in the travel world. Out in Vegas, VegasChatter is keeping us informed on what's going down in Sin City.

Jaunted
· 7 Tips for Making Friends When Traveling Solo
· How Safe is Kenya for a Safari Vacation?
· Amtrak Finally Welcomes Furry Friends for a Fee
· This is Why Southwest's Boarding Procedure Makes So Much Sense

VegasChatter
· At The Cromwell, Giada Is Now Accepting Reservations
· At Aria's Pool, Wine Not?
· Yes, You Can Access The Linq From 'The Back'
· A Closer Look At The 'Park' That's Coming To The Strip

[Photo: Flickr]

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There's So Much New Stuff in Vegas, Thank God for VegasChatter

April 30, 2014 at 7:11 PM | by | Comments (0)

Finding a hotel is often only one part of your trip. The other half is getting there. And our bro Jaunted does a bang-up job of covering the latest news and trends in the travel world. Out in Vegas, VegasChatter is keeping us informed on what's going down in Sin City.

VEGASCHATTER
· A Flamingo Guest Sounds Off Over A Disappointing Stay
· Lion's Share: The Numbers Behind The Progressive Jackpot
· What Your Five Bucks Will Get You At The Linq's Polaroid Museum
· With Less Than Four Months To Go, What SLS Las Vegas Looks Like Now

JAUNTED
· The 4 Travel Photos Everyone Should Avoid Instagramming
· What It's Like to Stay in an Iban Longhouse on Borneo
· Inside the Amenity Kit: TAM Business Class to Brazil
· Where to Go With Your Tax Refunds

(PHOTOS: Greg C.)

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Jaunted Gets Up Close and Personal with 'Boston Strong'

April 23, 2014 at 8:39 PM | by | Comments (0)

Finding a hotel is often only one part of your trip. The other half is getting there. And our bro Jaunted does a bang-up job of covering the latest news and trends in the travel world. Out in Vegas, VegasChatter is keeping us informed on what's going down in Sin City.

Jaunted
· What $100 Million Will Buy You At The Country Music Hall of Fame
· Neighborhoods to Know and Go: Boston's Seaport District
· So, About That Teen Stowaway Onboard Hawaiian Airlines...
· What It Was Like to Be at the Boston Marathon Yesterday

VegasChatter
· After Renovations, Hotel Room Rates At The Quad Will Double
· You Can Now Book A Room At SLS Las Vegas
· How Guests Of The Cromwell Will Get Physical
· Where A Mega-Resort Once Would Have Reigned, A City Of Rock Will Arise

[Photo: Jaunted]

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Welcome to Pricey Las Vegas for Memorial Day Weekend

April 16, 2014 at 7:12 PM | by | Comment (1)

Finding a hotel is often only one part of your trip. The other half is getting there. And our bro Jaunted does a bang-up job of covering the latest news and trends in the travel world. Out in Vegas, VegasChatter is keeping us informed on what's going down in Sin City.

VEGASCHATTER
· Want To Spend Memorial Day Weekend In Vegas? Here's A Look At Rates
· Restaurant Rumblings At Bellagio
· Peeking Into The Cromwell
· It's Okay To Do Vegas Alone

JAUNTED
· Three New Travel Apps to Add to Your Homescreen
· Where to Go with Your Tax Refund: Thailand, for Beach Days and Night Markets
· US Airways Tweets NSFW Photo: What Actually Happened
· Got $100? Then You've Got Access to the Captain's Seat of an Emirates A380

(PHOTO: Yury G. on Foursquare)

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Do You Need Travel Insurance? Jaunted Says Yes

April 9, 2014 at 7:00 PM | by | Comments (0)

Finding a hotel is often only one part of your trip. The other half is getting there. And our bro Jaunted does a bang-up job of covering the latest news and trends in the travel world. Out in Vegas, VegasChatter is keeping us informed on what's going down in Sin City.

Jaunted
· Travel Contest Alert: Be One of the First Inside the Reopened Washington Monument
· Let's Talk About Travel Insurance
· What Everyone's Buying on Christmas Island: Cheap Liquor and Special Stamps
· How to Get Last-Minute Tickets to the 2014 Kentucky Derby

VegasChatter
· Vegas As Explained By Urban Dictionary
· You Can Now Book A Room At SLS Las Vegas
· First Impressions Of Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen
· When We Might Be Able To Book Renovated Rooms At The Quad

[Photo: Jaunted]

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Five Years and Many Souvenir Yard Drinks Ago....

April 2, 2014 at 8:44 PM | by | Comments (0)

VegasChatter is THIS many!

VEGASCHATTER WAS BORN! Yup, we went public with VegasChatter five years ago (during a recession mind you) and since then, VegasChatter has been fast and furiously covering the constant changes of Sin City. And boy has this city really changed.

Back in 2009, we were still thinking the Fontainebleau would open (Hat tip to @DenverGambler for pointing this out). Meanwhile, resort fees were still a rarity and if a hotel did have them, the total cost was well under $28 a night.

The Imperial Palace and Bill's Gambling Hall were still around (now they go by The Quad and The Cromwell) and the High Roller had not yet been built. Britney Spears was still somewhere in crisis mode instead of headlining a residency at Planet Hollywood. The Tropicana was just unveiling its major renovations and was not yet a DoubleTree affiliated hotel. And neither CityCenter nor The Cosmopolitan had opened yet (CityCenter arrived in late 2009 while Cosmo came the following December.) Even Downtown Vegas looks completely different with more attractions and new hotels to draw people from The Strip. Oh and the Sahara was still in operation before it closed to transform into the SLS.

And this is just the lint on the surface of the blackjack table. There's a LOT more to discover in Vegas...like this:

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