Sign up by end of September and you have Diamond staus until January 31 2018. This site is for entertainment purpose only. Not the cheap Wyndham match but real status (which is at least 25,000 Tier Credits so you can get in the Laurel Lounges, not just basic Diamond status). By Blackjacker1979 on Tuesday, 24th April 2012 10:29am » filed under Las Vegas comments: 1 Follow @vegastripping. I am going to the Indian Casinos in Hopefully some of the state Attorneys General (Nevada AG unlikely to act) will eventually sue Vegas operators for misleading resort fees, and win. Of course, as you note, many of us will avoid LV until the gouging ends (the ripoff 6:5 Payiut on BJ is not a draw either). Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel -- a topic he has covered since 2002. the Scottsdale area. And in the case of using your Mlife tier discounts, this can add up to some serious savings. Actually, from about 12-15 years ago, it appeared Vegas hotel rates without resort fees were comparable to the rates with resort fees today with resort fees (inflation adjusted). If you are Caesars Diamond or Diamond Plus, you can expect a match to MLife Gold. In my experience, MLIFE is much more generous with comping resort fees on the back-end, but a host at a Total Rewards casino can and sometimes will comp resort fees. Join today and receive: • Up to 15% off room rates • Pre-sale ticket offers to world-class entertainment (Platinum Mlife = Diamond Totalrewards) The benefits of Diamond are much better including no resort fees $100 dinner voucher and Diamond lounge access. Usually, this is very limited, but it comes in nicely if you want to pick up some sundries that are already overpriced, to begin with. So, no, you don't have to be Diamond or Seven Stars to get the resort fees waived. In reverse, you can also match your MLife Status to Hyatt Explorist per their mutual tier match agreement which is very decent and gives you good benefits at Hyatt. Grand Canyon West; 3. I For example, just having the tier level of Mlife Gold (or even Mlife Platinum) does not grant a waiver for resort fees, whereas Caesars Rewards Loyalty Program Diamond status does provide such a waiver. Even though there’s reciprocity between the two programs in theory, learning how to “maximize” Las Vegas is proving a challenge for me. Just something new now that I switched to mlife. The only thing I would have to pay for are the resort fees which come out to $16.05 a day. Gaming Program MGM MLife has opened a status match campaign to their solid Gold/Platinum level from competing tiers of other players clubs until December 31st 2020. Totalrewards is offering Diamond tier upgrade if you present another player club card of the same level. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. In my last post of this series, I showed you how you can get MLife Gold from your Hyatt Explorist, ... No resort fees on any hotel stay; $100 Celebration Dinner voucher; Access to Diamond Lounges; Hard Rock and Ocean Resort Casino. Resort fees suck. They show an artificially lower price than what consumers are going to pay when people search for rooms. As most of you probably know, Hyatt Gold Passport and MGM M Life have a partnership in Las Vegas, which was the first and best of its kind. One can argue about the value of these different gaming program levels but at least now MGM has returned a status match option to Nevada as previously this was only possible in Atlantic City. M life Moments bring you even closer to the action, but are reserved for M life Rewards members only. Heck, you can even match from Rivers Casino in Schenectady, NY, which I didn’t even know existed (yet, oddly, Turning Stone in NY, a Caesars partner, … Editorial Note: The opinions, analyses, and evaluations here are mine and not provided by any bank including (but not limited to) American Express, Chase, Citibank, US Bank, Barclays or any other company. MGM rooms are at least clean and generally maintained. Actually, from about 12-15 years ago, it appeared Vegas hotel rates without resort fees were comparable to the rates with resort fees today with resort fees (inflation adjusted). You can match MLife Gold to Total Rewards Diamond at any of Caesar’s Atlantic City resort locations. It works like this, the more demand for Vegas, the more rip off there will be. You can stop by their rewards desk … Want daily blog updates delivered straight to your inbox? Using mine, the difference was a whopping $68 bucks, money which would more than take care of the Resort Fee and a bit of boozing. This year, we will go to Vegas once. We’ll have an updated post soon to talk about the changes. Even better, Platinum and Noir Members receive a free cruise each year. @Ryan, get the Wyndham Diamond status (through match) and you will also get Caesars Rewards Diamond status which will waive Resort Fees for your room as part of your benefits. It was booked directly with mlife at the cyber Monday using the gold status discount. The Cosmopolitan: $41.95 USD resort fee per night; Total Resort Fees for 3 Nights: $83.90 USD / $111.27 CAD I’ve always been Diamond at caesars and never had to worry about resort fees when book a room and it is stated on the tier info about not having to pay for resort fees. In this series of posts on Status Matching, I show you how to leverage your elite tier status in one loyalty program to obtain a similar tier in another. That means more FREEPLAY and more rewards. This promotion obviously targets customers who already have top tier status with other gaming establishments such as Caesars Rewards (Ceasars, Grazie Rewards (Venetian), Identity (Cosmopolitan) and others. The rates were: 66/66/53/73/64 + resorts fees and taxes. I am Mlife Gold, but on my last stay they would not let me check out at 1PM because I didn’t gamble during my stay. As Mlife got more visits and more glimpses at my play, the offers evolved and got more generous, but the structure remained the same. I had some pretty aggravating experiences with that hotel. Most of our offers are 3-day offers for comped rooms, some of the the higher-end resorts (Aria, etc) are free Sun-Thurs and cheap rates on Sat and Sun, and top-end Bellagio is much-cheaper-than-list rates but not comped.We also get some FreePlay, and other resort-specific extras (2-for1 buffets at Aria, mid-week suite upgrade at Mandalay, etc). I'm not even sure what level that compares to with Total Rewards, but because we're going with a group that prefers Caesars properties, we're staying at a TR property. The check-in lady allowed me to check out at 1PM that the Mlife rep did not allow me to do. Wrong! Angelina Aucello says. Mlife Rewards Guide. If I want a short drive we’ll go to They have not reviewed, approved or endorsed what I have to say. It’s allot better going home to your own bed at night without getting suck with all those fees. We are staying Wed to Mon (Feb 6-11). As a result resort fees may be harming the hotel business there, where it’s desirable to fill rooms at most any price rather than leaving them empty, since there’s so much ancillary revenue to be had from guests. Grilled cheese sandwich for $64 – Vegas property not mentioned! Refuse to get The promotional website for the tier match with the rules can be found here. The resort fee includes: Property-wide high speed internet access (public spaces and in-room), unlimited local and toll free calls, airline boarding pass printing, and fitness center access for guests 18+. I don't include all US credit card offers available on this site. function FeedBlitz_38c1dd64e97a11e2a18900259077114bi(){var x=document.getElementsByName('FeedBlitz_38c1dd64e97a11e2a18900259077114b');for(i=0;i