Whether for business, pleasure, or something else, Las Vegas is built with the tourist in mind. Being one of the US’s newer cities, Las Vegas is well equipped to meet a wide array of mobility needs. Check out some of our top tips for getting around Las Vegas if you have a disability or require special accommodations to maximize your mobility.
One of the most accessible ways to get around the Las Vegas strip is the Monorail with a single day pass as low as $10.80. The Monorail is extremely friendly to those with unique mobility needs, welcoming wheelchairs, walkers, mobility scooters with ease. Each Monorail station has an accessible elevator service. Level boarding is available from the platforms, and there is a place on every car to store mobility vehicles. Don’t forget to lock your mobility vehicle during the ride. Trained animals are also welcome aboard.
If venturing outside of the strip, bus transportation is a great option. RTC (Regional Transit Commission) buses are well equipped to handle wheelchairs and scooters. The bus network is extensive and covers every part of the city (There is no train or subway system in Las Vegas). All RTC buses are equipped with lowered floors and wheelchair access ramps, making it a great option for users of wheelchairs and scooters.
Visitors to Las Vegas enjoy a large fleet of wheelchair taxis. All these taxis are required by law to accommodate both manual and automatic wheelchairs. Wheelchairs taxi and vans appear almost instantly when ordered, thanks to their high level of alertness.
Tip: The Las Vegas McCarran International Airport is a few miles away from the strip. Therefore, a taxi from the airport to your hotel is faster and cheaper than public transportation.
Scooter Rentals in Las Vegas
Mobility scooters are a standard mode of transportation in Las Vegas for both regular scooter users and visitors simply looking to give their legs a break. They are practical, useful, and make life easier for everyone.
If you are interested in renting a scooter, we usually recommend the Victory 10 from Get Around Mobility. When renting from us online or by phone, we take care of the details, including free delivery to Las Vegas strip hotels. Just make a reservation with us and your scooter will be waiting for you at the time of your arrival.
All Las Vegas hotels, restaurants, and casinos are able to accommodate scooters, making them a top way to get around.
Cruising the Strip
Most tourist areas in Las Vegas have wide sidewalks to accommodate wheelchairs and scooters. Curb cuts are to be found at all intersections and visual and audio aids are available at every crosswalk.
In that way, the Las Vegas strip designed with optimal mobility in mind. For example, safe pedestrian bridges are at every major intersection. That helps immensely by creating a safer and more fluid flow of traffic. When you need to move up or down the bridges, elevators are plentiful and easy to use. Each elevator is positioned and designed to welcome mobility scooters and wheelchairs.
Lodging in Las Vegas with a Disability
The Americans with Disabilities Act requires that all hotels in Las Vegas have wheelchair accessible rooms. As a result, the city of Las Vegas has more wheelchair accessible hotel rooms and suites than any other town in the United States.
You will find moving around inside these hotel rooms is easy and comfortable. They are also well equipped with roll in showers, built in bathing seats, and more.
At the end of the day, there’s no better place to visit if you require mobility accommodations. For more information to help you plan ahead, check out this helpful blog. Please keep Get Around Mobility in mind for your rental needs.