The cash isn’t always flowing, especially after the winter holidays. But, you still deserve a vacation every now and then. Most people line their pockets with cash when they think of visiting Las Vegas, preparing to spend outrageous amounts for a room, food and gambling. But, what if there was another way?

Prepare yourself to learn about how you could visit Las Vegas for the weekend on a tight budget.

The Cheap Flight

Frontier, Spirit, Allegiant and JetBlue offer some of the best prices for flights to Sin City. From Seattle, to L.A. to Atlanta, you can find bargain flights all over the U.S. that lead you to the Las Vegas doorstep for under $100. We recommend searching with Google Flights to get competitive pricing for all bargain flights to Las Vegas.

The Cheap Ride

From the airport, hop in an Uber to Downtown Las Vegas, where an authentic scene of food, art and culture has risen, making it the affordable and cool place to vacation in Las Vegas. Uber and Lyft both charge much cheaper fare than the cabs, so if you are itching to walk the Strip, grab a cheaper ride to your destination with either company.

The Cheap Motel

For the best pricing on a room that’s affordable, try the Downtowner Motel near Fremont Street. Found in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas, rooms start for as little as $25 a night. Enjoy amenities like the pool, free WiFi, a staff on hand 24 hours a day and free parking. The recently renovated rooms are clean, crisp and modern, making you feel like you’re staying in a $100 a night room for a fraction of the cost.

The Cheap Eats and To Do’s

At the Downtowner Motel, you’ll be mere blocks away from cool, locally owned restaurants that tourist and locals alike flock to for authentic and carefully crafted eats. Looking for something more low key? The Casinos on the Fremont Street Experience have cheap dinners and buffet options too.


Shopping opportunities, free concerts and movie nights abound at the Container Park, and you can plan your own pub crawl down Fremont East Street with the abundance of bars like the Commonwealth, the Griffin, Atomic Liquors and Therapy.


Treat yourself to a getaway that won’t break the bank. Book a flight to Vegas and a room at the Downtowner Motel today.