Welcome to Vegas Boards!

The only Las Vegas Message Board and forum built by enthusiasts for enthusiasts.
Join today for free!

Drinking When Flying to Vegas.

Discussion in 'General Vegas Talk' started by Hugo Hackenbush, Jul 5, 2016.

Tags:
  1. Hugo Hackenbush

    Hugo Hackenbush
    Expand Collapse
    Junior Member

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2016
    Messages:
    311
    Likes Received:
    132
    Location:
    Mid-West
    Trips to Vegas:
    23
    When you fly on an airline to Vegas, do you have a few drinks during the flight?

    I have never had an alcoholic drink on my flights as I figure if something wrong happens during the flight that I may have to fly the plane.... I'm not a pilot, but I do drive a F-150, so basically the same thing.

    My next trip I think that I will have some drinks , I just don't want to get too sleepy as I usually stay up all night before my trip. I want to hit the ground strong.

    How about you ? Do you enjoy some alcoholic beverages on your flight to Vegas ?
     
    Tags:
    • Like Like x 2
    • Weird Weird x 1
  2. DannyOcean

    DannyOcean
    Expand Collapse
    Opening the Champagne
    Founder's Club

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2016
    Messages:
    1,224
    Likes Received:
    1,147
    Location:
    Houston
    Trips to Vegas:
    20
    If I'm in first class, yes, so normally no. Haha. I'll try to get 3-4 in at the club beforehand, let that buzz cruise me through the flight, and put me in the right mind to hit it hard when I hit the ground.
     
  3. shifter

    shifter
    Expand Collapse
    Degenerate Gambler
    The Chairman

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2016
    Messages:
    2,486
    Likes Received:
    3,003
    Location:
    At The Tables
    Trips to Vegas:
    50
    Pretty much never even though I'm usually in first and they're free.

    Don't know why, just don't have a desire.
     
  4. VEGASBJ

    VEGASBJ
    Expand Collapse
    Member
    Founder's Club Gold Linker

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2016
    Messages:
    2,516
    Likes Received:
    1,190
    Location:
    Rolling Hardways!
    Trips to Vegas:
    257
    since I have a short flight on SWA, I will usually have one beer before arriving.
     
  5. topcard

    topcard
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2016
    Messages:
    325
    Likes Received:
    196
    Location:
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Trips to Vegas:
    84
    Every single flight... 2 or 3 in coach...3 or 4 if I'm in first class... add to those numbers if I have a plane-change en-route.
     
  6. Joe

    Joe
    Expand Collapse
    Used to live in Vegas
    Founder's Club Silver Linker

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2016
    Messages:
    117
    Likes Received:
    59
    Location:
    Wisconsin
    Trips to Vegas:
    200
    Normally two in the bar before the flight and two on board. We usually get to the airport two hours early and I like to relax before the flight and once on board, it seems to make the 3.5 hr flight go quicker.
     
  7. Aaronw915

    Aaronw915
    Expand Collapse
    Member
    Founder's Club

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2016
    Messages:
    354
    Likes Received:
    344
    Location:
    CMH
    Trips to Vegas:
    10
    I drink every flight to Vegas. Then again, I drinkon every flight I take, if there is a drink service offered.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  8. smartone

    smartone
    Expand Collapse
    Member

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2016
    Messages:
    162
    Likes Received:
    98
    Location:
    Northern Nevada
    Trips to Vegas:
    200
    Classic line!!! I don't believe I've ever had a drink going into Vegas... though almost always I need to get into a rental car when arriving. I'm also the kinda drinker that doesn't like gaps. If I'm gonna drink, I keep 'em rolling until I'm done.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  9. Aaronw915

    Aaronw915
    Expand Collapse
    Member
    Founder's Club

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2016
    Messages:
    354
    Likes Received:
    344
    Location:
    CMH
    Trips to Vegas:
    10
    Same here. I'm either gonna drink until it's time to stop drinking or I'm not going to drink at all. Once the choice has been made to drink, then it's time to be an over achiever!
     
  10. ken2v

    ken2v
    Expand Collapse
    Hit Squad
    Hit Squad Founder's Club Gold Linker

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2016
    Messages:
    2,099
    Likes Received:
    674
    Location:
    Central California Coast
    Trips to Vegas:
    108
    With 100+ trips, I've driven all but a tiny handful of times, so no boozy for me. Going other places I only rarely drink on flights, and then just a bit. I always seem to have something waiting on the other end -- typically a rental and some activity.
     

Related Threads

Share This Page

Loading...