As the mercury soars, prices usually plunge in Las Vegas. But this July, says Anthony Curtis, publisher of Anthony Curtis' Las Vegas Advisor newsletter, "is probably the best we've seen in three, even four years" for hotel deals. Many are offering free rooms to repeat customers. His top 10 picks for various Vegas deals:
Rank / Attraction / Location / Price
1. Room rate
Aladdin, Excalibur, Stratosphere and 21 other casino/hotels, Sun.-Thurs.
$39 or less
2. Complete N.Y. steak dinner
Horseshoe, midnight-8 a.m.
"Starlight Express," Las Vegas Hilton, Tues.-Sun.