Travel to Conor McGregor v Nurmagomedov? Here are the best package deals for UFC229
After fighting boxers and buses, Conor McGregor finally returns to the UFC octagon on October 6 in Las Vegas.
The MMA fighter takes on undefeated lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at the MGM Grand’s T-Mobile Arena in a hotly anticipated bout.
As McGregor’s first UFC fight since November 2016, this one was always going to be big – but bad blood between the fighters has pumped the hype up to ninety. Nurmagomedov took McGregor’s 155lb title in April, after it was stripped due to inactivity.
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Here’s the pick of packages from Irish tour operators and travel agents – just bear in mind that flights are not direct (there are no direct routes from Ireland), fight tickets are not included, and lead-in prices are based on shared rooms.
€619pp: Four nights in Sin City
Cassidy Travel has a weekend package including four nights at the 3-star Stratosphere from €619pps, with flights from Dublin departing October 3. 01 8735000; cassidytravel.ie.
€655pp: Students at the Stratosphere
Shandon Travel has three-night packages departing October 5th from €715pp, with accommodation at the 3-star Stratosphere Hotel, Casino and Tower. A student rate, however, starts from €655pp. 021 427-7094; itaa.ie/offers; shandontravel.ie.
€659pp: Three nights at Circus Circus
ITAA member Bowe Travel, based in Thurles, Co. Tipperary, has a three-night flight and hotel package departing October 5th, including accommodation at the 3-star Circus Circus, from €659pp. 0504 22200; bowetravel.ie.
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€743pp: Four nights at Excalibur
American Holidays has return flights from Dublin via London departing October 5th, with four nights at the 3-star Excalibur from €743pp. Ref: 1580005. 01 673-3840; americanholidays.com.
€760pp: Hit the Hard Rock
GoHop.ie has flights from Dublin and three nights at the 4-star Hard Rock Hotel & Casino from €767pp, departing October 6th (arriving at 3.50pm in Sin City). The 4-star Mandalay Bay is priced from €776pp. 02 241-2389; gohop.ie.
€769pp: Five nights in Sin City
For a five-night stay, Tour America has return flights and accommodation at the 3-star Excalibur from €769pp. The trip departs October 3 (ref: 631301). 01 817-3535; touramerica.ie.
€659pp: Sin City with Sunway
Sunway’s package includes return flights and accommodation at the 3-star Circus Circus based on two people sharing (Ref: IV1024618/2). 01-2311800; sunway.ie.
NB: Daily resort fees of US$30 and upwards are payable in Vegas, which can add to costs. All prices subject to availabilty.