Does The $20 Trick Really Work?

By March 27, 2015 No Comments

If you have been to Las Vegas, you have probably heard about it. It’s called the “$20 Trick” and has been both praised and ridiculed. The gist is that when you arrive in Las Vegas and head to the check-in desk at your hotel, you slide a $20 in-between your credit card and identification before handing it to the hotel employee checking you in.

The result, a free room upgrade…sometimes.

A simple search on YouTube or Google will show you stories of its success and failure. The trick has become so popular, that its believed hotels stopped comping these free room/suite upgrades. But then a story comes along to show its a live and well (at least Sunday through Thursday).

Check out this first-hand account we found on YouTube about an experience using the $20 at The Venetian in late 2014:

So here’s our question, have you tried it? Did it work? Or did the employee just take your tip? If you haven’t had the chance, would you try it?

Please share your story below!

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