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Cheap grand canyon glass bridge tour tips

  1. 1. Cheap Grand Canyon Glass Bridge Tour Tips Presented by Julie Rainier
  2. 2. Skywalk - IntroThe Grand Canyon Skywalk is definitely one of Las Vegas mostpopular natural attractions. Tour costs are all over the map, andmost of them are absurdly high. But deals exist. The followingare several ideas on how to get them:
  3. 3. Skywalk - Deals1. Pick an all-inclusive tour. Right now there are three sorts: Bus,helicopter, and airplane. Bus is the least expensive option;helicopter is the most high-priced.2. Do not get from third parties. You will pay a lot more if youbuy a tour from a travel advisor , an online broker (e.g. Viator) ora hotel concierge.3. Purchase direct. Youre buying "wholesale" whenever youpurchase straight from the tour operator.
  4. 4. Skywalk - Deals4. Book in advance . You will constantly save money in the eventyou acquire a high-season ticket during low season.5. Book online. Service and transaction fees are cheaper for thetour operator, which results in lower tour prices for you. Theexception: The operators 800# -- using it may result in a priceboost.
  5. 5. Skywalk - Getting ThereI researched the The net for the most effective on the internetdeals for Grand Canyon Skywalk tours from Las Vegas. Here aremy findings:
  6. 6. Skywalk - BusGrand Canyon Coaches led the pack. Its all-inclusive West Rimbus tour with Skywalk costs $129. Transport is aboard a state-of-the-art luxury bus. Includes Skywalk, BBQ lunch, and plenty oftime to sightsee Grand Canyon West. Travel time: 2.5 hours.
  7. 7. Skywalk - HelicopterPapillon Helicopters smoked their competitors. Their Skywalktour came in at $375 (regularly $469), much more than 20 percentcheaper than that of other operators. Includes the EcoStar 130deluxe helicopter, BBQ lunch, and rim-top sightseeing. Flighttime: 45 minutes.
  8. 8. Skywalk - AirplaneGrand Canyon Airlines was by far the best in its category. Theirair tour with Skywalk cost $200 (regularly $349) and uses theaward-winning Vistaliner aircraft, a custom-built fixed-wingairplane created precisely forsightseeing. Includes lunch and timeto explore the rim. Flight time: 25 minutes.
  9. 9. Skywalk - TipsHere are a couple a lot more things to take into account as youpick which tour is appropriate for you:- Luxury buses feature over-sized windows, plush seats, andclean restrooms. They also include a "smooth-ride" suspensionsystem that ensures you travel in maximum comfort.- Helicopters fly at a lower altitude than airplanes. This results incloser, clearer views of Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon.- Airplanes are the quickest way for you to get to the West Rim.From a time and expense standpoint, theyre the most low-costway to fly.
  10. 10. Skywalk - AboutThe Grand Canyon Skywalk, a joint venture between a Las Vegasbusinessman and the Hualapai Indian Tribe, extends 70 feet overthe edge of the rim and lifts you more than 4,000 feet above theColorado River. The structure can hold 120 people at one time,and theres no time limit to how much time you can continuebeing on the bridge.
  11. 11. Skywalk - AboutIts horseshoe-shaped deck is made of 46 Saint-Gobain Diamantlow-iron glass panels that cost $250,000 each. To safeguard thepanels from being scratched, personal electronics, which includescameras and cell phones, arent allowed. Protective fabric shoecovers are provided. Stationary cameras and staff photographersare available to take your picture.
  12. 12. Skywalk - Final ThoughtsIf you are visiting Las Vegas, make the Grand Canyon Skywalk a"must-see" attraction. Located just 120 east of town, the Skywalkcan be reached by bus, helicopter, and airplane. Theres a tour foreach and every budget. To get the best deal, book direct on thetour operators website where costs will be at or near wholesale.Then relax and prepare your self for the what will likely be theexperience of a lifetime.
  13. 13. Skywalk - SourceFor more information, click: Grand Canyon Skywalk Tours