New Tips for a Las Vegas Shopping Trip

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Las Vegas is known for lots of things: the shows, the casinos, and, of course, the shopping. There’s everything from ultra-high end boutiques to pawn shops with great deals. But with so many options, it can be hard to know where to even begin. 

Here are some of the most bang for your buck options while shopping on the Strip. 

Tours and Packages

Fashion Show Mall is a massive shopping center on the Las Vegas Strip. It has multiple department stores including Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and Macy's, as well as over 200 specialty shops ranging from luxe Coach to more affordable brands like Forever 21. 

Shop America Tours offers multiple packages to help navigate the colossal mall. 

The Shop & Beauty package includes a private Elemis facial at Nordstrom (bookings must be made 14 days in advance), a Nordstrom Marketplace Cafe lunch voucher, professional makeup application at a Nordstrom Cosmetics counter, souvenir gift with a purchase of $100 or more at Macy’s, same-day service fee waved at 24-hour tailoring, and more. 

The Shop and Dine Gourmet package includes a $25 dining gift card redeemable at restaurants at Fashion Show, including El Segundo Sol, RA Sushi, California Pizza Kitchen, The Capital Grille, Maggiano's or Nordstrom Cafe, as well as the restaurants at The Venetian, The Palazzo, The Grand Canal Shoppes, or The Shoppes at The Palazzo. Also included is a coupon book, Fashion Show cappuccino mug, concierge services, and more. 

Shop America also has packages available for those looking to shop at the luxury Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian/The Palazzo. High end stores include Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo, and Burberry. The Shoppes also house more than a dozen dining locations, including Emeril Lagasse’s Delmonico Steakhouse and CUT by Wolfgang Puck

The Shop & Dine Gourmet package includes a $25 Dining AMEX card accepted at restaurants at The Venetian, The Palazzo, Grand Canal Shoppes, and Fashion Show, a cocktail of your choice with a $50 purchase at Aquaknox and a private tour of the water-encased, walk-in wine cellar, a choice of cocktail with a $25 purchase at Canonita, $5 off $25 at Grimaldi's Pizza, $10 off food at Delmonico Steakhouse, and more. 

Or, for the outdoor enthusiast that knows exactly what they want, Silverton Hotel and Casino has a special offer for their Bass Pro Shops store. The package includes a $100 Bass Pro Shops gift card, three-day, two-nights accommodations, two buffets, and shuttle transportation for and from the Strip and airport. The midweek package starts at $299 and the weekend package starts at $350. 

Clients who want to do some holiday shopping while in Vegas might love the Marriott Holiday Shopping package. It includes: one night’s stay at the JW Marriott Resort and Spa, shuttle service to the Fashion Show Mall, and two spa gifts to take home. And while Vegas doesn’t get as cold as say, New England, the package still includes two grande seasonal favorite hot drinks at Starbucks and two draft beers or house wines at Hawthorn Grill. The package begins at $119 per night and is valid through January 6, 2018.

Store Openings 

With so many malls in Vegas, there are of course lots of new store openings. 

An Adidas shoe store has just reopened after renovations. Located on the Strip, the store is inspired by high school stadiums and will look much more like the company’s New York stores.

The store has a tunnel similar to what athletes run through on the way to the field as well as an area that helps employees recommend shoes based on how a customer runs and what’s in stock. 

Lululemon Athletica opened their second store location on the Strip earlier this summer. The store will be located in the Forum Shops at Caesars. The yoga-inspired athletic clothing store opened its first location on the Strip in Fashion Show Mall. 

For those looking for something a little more glamorous, Sarah Jessica Parker just opened her second retail location. SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker is located at the Bellagio Resort & Casino Promenade and offers a selection of shoes designed by the “Sex and the City” star. In honor of the boutiques new location, the line is featuring the Carrie pumps in “Bellagio Blue.” 
The boutique was created in partnership with MGM, which houses its first location at MGM National Harbor in Maryland. 

Stores in Las Vegas are leaping into the future with Vegas EXP – the first digital store in the city. Shoppers can check out, purchase, and ship products on their smart phone. There are also 28 screens around the store with interactive technology. The store sells a range of convenience store staples including beer, wine, snacks, and tobacco products as well as Las Vegas souvenirs.

After shopping at the Grand Bazaar Shops, there are plenty of new food options available to refuel. Shoppers have options ranging from Whalburger, a celebrity burger bar, to actual bars at Sin City Brewing Co. and Island Time Floats Tiki Bar and Tacos.

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