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Book a group vacation with the new MGM Resorts Connections

Book up to five rooms and nab front-of-the-line access at nightclubs, private dining rooms and more

Traveling with a large party? MGM Resorts International has a new service for groups that might help you save time. MGM Resorts Connections, a free one-stop-shop for groups, was set up to make it easier to book vacations including hotel rooms, restaurant reservations, VIP nightclub access, private spa suites and show tickets at 12 resorts along the Las Vegas Strip.

The only requirement is that guests book a minimum of five rooms. From there, the perks open up. Guests booking bachelor or bachelorette parties, golf getaways, family reunions and more who use this service can skip the check-in lines and pick up keys from a concierge.

VIP wristbands move groups to the front of the line at clubs. Those who book at the MGM Grand can nab two wristbands for every room booked to get into Hakkasan Nightclub and Wet Republic at the resort.

Head to a private dining room at one of more than 100 restaurants such as Jean Georges Steakhouse at Aria or Picasso at the Bellagio. It’s even easy to book tickets in one block to see more than 20 shows such as "Michael Jackson One" by Cirque du Soleil at Mandalay Bay.

Other options include diving with sharks at the Shark Reef Aquarium or sitting in a VIP booth at Hyde Bellagio.

Not sure what to do in Las Vegas? The service even comes with suggestions.

Info: MGM Resorts Connections, (855) 554-5004


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