Frugal Rules about the Trick she was adamantly opposed to doing it herself, but was more than happy for me to do it. That being said, we did do the Sandwich Trick in Vegas and had differing results. I should also point out that the trick is largely, at least from what I’ve read, relevant mainly in Vegas as it’s a city that thrives on tips.
We normally just get the basic room when we travel to Vegas, but with it being my 40 birthday we wanted to go all out and spend as little as we could.
If you didn’t know already, we traveled to Vegas for free all thanks to rewards points from our credit cards – (you can find similar credit cards to the ones we used here.) After talking about it with Mrs.
I told the clerk that we were there to celebrate my 40 birthday and wanted to see if they had any complimentary upgrades.
just pay for the upgraded room upon booking, but where’s the fun in that?
😉 The idea behind the $20 Sandwich is to get something of value for the tip you’re giving to the check-in clerk. Well, it’s because you slip in a $20 bill (or whatever other denomination you choose) between your driver’s license and credit card at check-in.
We arrived at the Monte Carlo late Sunday afternoon and I scoped out what clerks were available.I’ve read that female clerks are more inclined to help out when the 20 Dollar Sandwich is presented, though I’ll hardly say that it’s scientific data.For , I was willing to take the chance to see what the experience would be like.I had read plenty about the 20 Dollar Sandwich Trick before we went to Vegas.I found an open clerk, making sure there was no manager around and tried small talking with her.This was my first mistake…I’m not a small talker by any means and I’m sure it came off as mechanical.