Things to consider when travelling to Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a vibrant and exciting city that attracts millions of visitors each year and it is known for its 24-hour casinos, lively nightlife, and entertainment. When planning a trip to Vegas, there are several important things to consider ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay. 

Things to consider when travelling to Las Vegas

Habits and Customs

Las Vegas is a popular tourist destination in the United States, with people from all over the world visiting the city. It is important to be aware of the habits and customs of the city and country to avoid offending the locals.


Las Vegas is known for its world-class entertainment, including shows, concerts, and performances. It's a good idea to research the different options and book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

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The official currency of the United States is the US dollar, which is used throughout Las Vegas. It's a good idea to carry cash with you, especially for small purchases like tips and vending machines.

Most businesses in Las Vegas accept credit and debit cards, including Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. However, it's always a good idea to carry some cash with you in case of any issues with card acceptance.

In the United States, sales tax is added to most purchases, including food, drinks, and souvenirs. The tax rate in Las Vegas is currently 8.38%.
Tipping is a common practice in Las Vegas, and it's customary to tip service workers such as bartenders, servers, and housekeeping staff. A general rule of thumb is to tip around 15-20% of the total bill.


The weather in Las Vegas in November can vary, but generally, it is cool and comfortable. The average high temperature is around 67°F (19°C), while the average low temperature is around 44°F (7°C). 

During the day, you can expect pleasant, sunny weather with low humidity. However, as the sun goes down, the temperature can drop significantly, so it's a good idea to bring a light jacket or sweater for the evenings.
Overall, November is a great time to visit Las Vegas as the weather is generally mild, and there are fewer crowds than during the summer months.

Dress Code

Las Vegas is known for its glamorous nightlife, and there are several high-end restaurants, nightclubs, and casinos that have a dress code. It's important to check the dress code of the places you plan to visit and pack accordingly. Some places may require a jacket and tie, while others may allow casual wear. The UFI Global Congress dress code will be business casual.

Electric Power Information

Las Vegas uses 120 volts of electricity, which is the same as most of North America. If you're traveling from a country that uses a different voltage, you may need to bring a power converter to charge your electronic devices.

Entry Regulations

Please check our travel information page and learn more about travel and country entry regulations.