Martin Veitch of The Inquirer writes, â€œâ€¦use lip balm and skin cream. Youâ€™re in the middle of a desert after all. Keep dollar bills handy because everybody needs tipping but you donâ€™t want to give a way the big folding. Donâ€™t be tempted to walk unless youâ€™ve studied distances carefully as those convention centres are further away than they look. Brits might want to note that cash incentives to queue jump and share cabs arenâ€™t frowned upon as they might be at home.â€
This and other hilarious tips to surviving Las Vegas are offered to first time visitors to CES 2008 which kicks off next week at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
â€œYouâ€™re a geek and so youâ€™re probably going to one of those places later. Fine, itâ€™s your life, just make sure you ask the bell hop or sociopath cab driver for inside tips in order to avoid getting ripped off/arrested.â€