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Incidental Deposit Amounts in Las Vegas – Every Hotel!

Incidental holds & deposits are funds held by the resort to pay for services guests charge to their room during their stay and/or for damages caused.

They’re a non-negotiable part of the check-in process, and funds are typically returned 5-7 days after checking out.

The vast majority of visitors don’t stress holds, as the funds are held on a credit card and later released after the stay has been completed.

Not all guests use credit cards, however, either because they don’t have access to one, or because they prefer not to use that form of payment.

In those situations, the hold can be paid with a debit card, which can be a pain as actual cash is tied up for the duration of your trip. Obviously, having a large chunk of your gambling budget tied up on incidentals is a bummer.

Few questions are asked more on Vegas-centric Facebook groups (check our group out by the way!) than “What is the incidental hold amount at _______________?”.

Considering the sheer number of inquiries surrounding this topic, I figured it’d be helpful to compile a rundown of incidental hold amounts in Las Vegas by resort to help you plan accordingly.

Note: I plan to frequently update this post but recommend you reach out to the hotel directly to confirm their incidental deposit policy as they change frequently.

Incidental Hold Amounts on the Strip

Mandalay Bay Incidental Hold: $100/day

Luxor Incidental Hold: $50/day

Excalibur Incidental Hold: $50/day

New York New York Indicental Hold: $50/day

Park MGM Incidental Hold: $100/day

Aria Incidental Hold: $150/day for Deluxe Rooms, $250/day for Tower Suites, and $350/day for Sky Suites

Cosmopolitan Incidental Hold: $150/night for rooms and $1,000/night for Bungalow Suites and the Chelsea Penthouse

Bellagio Incidental Hold: $150/day

MGM Grand Incidental Hold: $100/day

Planet Hollywood Incidental Hold: $50/day

Paris Incidental Hold: $50/day

Horseshoe Incidental Hold: $100/day

Caesars Palace Incidental Hold: $100/day (Includes NOBU)

Mirage Incidental Hold: $100/day

TI Incidental Hold: $100/night

Cromwell Incidental Hold: $100/day

Flamingo Incidental Hold: $50/day

LINQ Incidental Hold: $50/day

Harrah’s Incidental Hold: $50/day

Casino Royale Incidental Hold: $30/night

Venetian/Palazzo Incidental Hold: $150/night

Wynn/Encore Incidental Hold: $150/night

Sahara Incidental Hold: $100/day

Resorts World Incidental Hold: $150/stay

Circus Circus Incidental Hold: $35/day

STRAT Incidental Hold: $50/day with a $200 maximum

Incidental Hold Amounts on Fremont Street

Plaza Incidental Hold: $100/stay

Circa Incidental Hold: $100/night

Binion’s Incidental Hold: $100/stay

Fremont Incidental Hold: $100/stay

Golden Gate Incidental Hold: $50/night

Golden Nugget Incidental Hold: $50/stay

4 Queens Incidental Hold: $100/stay

The D Incidental Hold: $50/night

El Cortez Incidental Hold: $50/stay on standard rooms, $150/stay on premium tower rooms, and $300/stay on premium tower suites.

Downtown Grand Incidental Hold: $100/night

The Cal Incidental Hold: $100/stay

Main Street Station Incidental Hold: $100/stay

Las Vegas Incidental Hold FAQs

Is there any way to avoid an incidental hold?

No. Like hotels around the country, Las Vegas resorts want to ensure they have the funds to help repair any damage guests may cause to the room.

How Soon are incidental funds released back to my card?

Typically, held funds are released in 5-7 business days.

Can you use a debit card to pay incidentals?

Yes, however, the funds will be locked up and inaccessible while you’re in Vegas. Just ensure there will be enough cash left in your checking account to have some fun!

Can you use cash to pay an incidental hold in Las Vegas?

Sometimes. Some resorts will allow you to use cash to satisfy the hold, however, they may require a larger amount.

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Tuesday 23rd of April 2024

I stayed 3 nights at The D last week and was charged $50/night for a total hold of $150.

Jake Hoffman

Tuesday 23rd of April 2024

Thank you! Looks like the Stevens Bros. went to a per night system. Appreciate it!

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