Las Vegas ranks among most expensive places in the U.S. to visit, study says

Las Vegas ranks among most expensive places in the U.S. to visit, study says

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  • McKenna Ross, Las Vegas Review-Journal
June 18, 2024 2:56 PM
  • McKenna Ross, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas is one of the most expensive places in the U.S. to visit, a recent study exploring inflation’s impact on travel found.

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Forbes Advisor analyzed travel costs to top U.S. destinations and found Las Vegas led for the most substantial rise in travel costs within the last five years. The destination saw a 47 percent increase in hotel accommodations prices, a 61 percent increase in car rentals, and a 14 percent increase in daily meal costs. On average, a hotel room in the last quarter of 2023 was $252, rental car rates were roughly $77 and three meals per day reached about $98.

Rounding out the destinations with the biggest jumps in travel costs were Tucson, Arizona; Sacramento, California; New Orleans and San Antonio, Texas.