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Press Release

Military Ride Free, Other Special Offers During Memorial Day On The Strip

Published on Thu, May 23, 2013 (2:48 p.m.)



LAS VEGAS (May 22, 2013) – The Las Vegas Monorail will help celebrate Memorial Day by hosting a “Ride Free with your Military I.D.” promotion from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Any visitor with a military I.D. can present it and ride for free May 27,making it even easier to travel the Las Vegas Strip quickly and in air conditioned comfort. All of our visitors can still take advantage of our special holiday fare of $5 off a three day, unlimited ride pass good for the entire long weekend.

“Las Vegas has been a military town since the 1940s, and is home to thousands of our military personnel and their families,” said Ingrid Reisman, vice president of corporate communications for the Las Vegas Monorail Company. “We hope that we’ll see many of them on Memorial Day as they enjoy all the sights and excitement of the Las Vegas Strip. This free ride day is a small gesture of thanks for their military service.”

The Las Vegas Monorail has proven to be a popular conduit between the city’s millions of annual visitors and the many dining, retail and entertainment venues they visit while in town. Las Vegas continues to be one of the world’s favorite playgrounds, offering the best hotels, restaurants, attractions, tours, entertainment, shopping and now, modern transportation.

The Las Vegas Monorail is a quick and convenient connection to the Las Vegas Strip, linking riders to the city’s world-class restaurants, shows, shops, clubs, hotels and casinos. In just minutes,
Monorail riders can travel the legendary Las Vegas Strip in a safe, clean and climate-controlled
environment – without the hassles of traffic or wasted time. The privately-funded Monorail system has seven stations: MGM Grand; Bally’s/Paris Las Vegas; Flamingo/Caesars Palace; Harrah’s/The Quad; Las Vegas Convention Center; LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino; and Sahara Ave. As Las Vegas’ “green” transportation system, the Monorail’s electric, zero-emission trains deliver customers to their destinations quickly and comfortably. For more information on the Las Vegas Monorail or where to purchase tickets, call (866) 4-MONORAIL / (866) 466-6672; visit; or pick up a Monorail Magazine, available at all Monorail stations.

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Editor’s Note: High-resolution images of the Monorail are available upon request.
Contact the Las Vegas Monorail at (702) 699-8200 or e-mail [email protected]

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