Special Needs Visitors

Special Needs Visitors

Las Vegas has more guest rooms accessible to people with disabilities than any city in the nation. Your reservation agent or hotel ADA coordinator can help you find a room that meets your clients' specific needs.

Visitors with disabilities FAQs

Do the hotels and attractions offer assistance for visitors with disabilities?

Does the airport offer assistance for visitors with disabilities?

What ground transportation assistance is available for visitors with disabilities?

Where can I find interpreters for the deaf?

Where can I find personal care attendants, and wheelchair, scooter and oxygen rentals?

Where can I find ADA assistance offices?

Do the hotels and attractions offer assistance for visitors with disabilities?


BOOKING YOUR ROOM - Las Vegas has more accessible guest rooms than any other city in the country. Hotels have rooms with roll-in showers, transfer showers, tubs with built-in seats and tubs with portable seats. Please take time to talk to the reservation operator about your specific requirements. If you need additional details, ask for the hotel's ADA coordinator.

For an overview of room availability, call the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Reservations Center: Voice/TTY - 1-800-884-2592.

SHOWROOMS, LOUNGES AND RESTAURANTS - Most hotels have assistive listening devices for hearing-impaired persons available at the showroom or lounge entrance. Wheelchair seating is also available in most restaurants, lounges and showrooms. Call ahead for details.

GAMBLING - All hotels have accessible slot machines and many have sit-down table games. Many hotels also have accommodations for wheelchair users to play craps. Gaming personnel are well-trained in assisting vision and hearing-impaired persons to play table games. If you need a sign-language interpreter for the gaming schools offered at many of the casinos, just ask in advance. Most bingo rooms have Braille cards and large-print cards. A few larger rooms have electronic bingo, enabling blind players or persons with hand-dexterity problems to play up to 100 cards at once!

SWIMMING POOLS - Bring your swimsuit! Most Las Vegas hotels have lifts to assist you in getting into our beautiful pools. You may also find a pool beach entrance at some of our hotels. Check with the reservation operator when booking your room.

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Does the airport offer assistance for visitors with disabilities?

If you encounter a problem at McCarran International Airport, contact an information booth or traveler's aide desk located near Baggage Claim, the Esplanade, D Gates or in Terminal 2.

TTYs/TDDs - Located in the following areas of the airport:

  • Esplanade
  • Baggage Claim
  • All Gates
  • Ticketing Area
  • Terminal 2

For a complete listing, please click here.

The Paging Office also has a TTY to receive your calls.

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What ground transportation assistance is available for visitors with disabilities?


AT THE AIRPORT - Lift-equipped shuttles and taxis are available with service to any hotel or motel for less than $10.
A variety of shuttle/limousine services are available at McCarran International Airport and are located on the north and west sides of baggage claim outside door exits 7 - 13. Please note that there are both group shuttles and "for hire" stretch limousine services.

For more information, please visit the McCarran International Airport website.

In all cases, shuttles run every 15 to 20 minutes. Call for advance reservations or advise the dispatcher at the booth upon arrival. Some shuttles accommodate one wheelchair; some accommodate two. Call again to schedule your return to the airport.

TAXI SERVICE - All taxi companies in Las Vegas have lift-equipped vans accommodating one wheelchair. Call from your room, use any dedicated taxi phone or ask the doorman at your hotel for an accessible taxi van. Click here for transportation listings.

CITY BUS - Our RTC (Regional Transportation Commission) bus service is fully accessible, including buses that are lift-equipped, have low floors and kneel, and accommodate two wheelchairs. Reduced fares are available for seniors and persons with disabilities. Call 1-800-228-3911 or 702-228-7433 for routes, schedules or help in using the system. The "Strip" bus runs 24 hours a day.

PARATRANSIT - Southern Nevada's Paratransit services are named RTC Paratransit Service. If you are certified to ride paratransit in your home city, bring your certification and you will be allowed to ride up to 21 days without having a Nevada certification. To schedule rides, call 702-228-4800 or TDD 702-676-1834 one to three days in advance.

PARKING - Bring along your hometown dashboard parking permit from your personal vehicle if you plan to rent a vehicle in Las Vegas. Out-of-state permits are recognized. Temporary disabled parking permits are available through the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles. Visit www.dmvnv.com for more information. A physician's statement will be required. Alternatively, valet parking is available at most hotels.

PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC - There are several options if you're out and about on the Strip or Downtown.

TRAMS & THE MONORAIL - The Las Vegas Monorail offers service at seven stations between Sahara Avenue and the MGM Grand on the east side of the Las Vegas Strip. Additionally, visitors can take advantage of trams that connect various properties: between the Mirage and Treasure Island; connecting Mandalay Bay, Luxor and Excalibur; and connecting Monte Carlo to Aria Resort, CityCenter, Crystals Shopping Center, Vdara Hotel and Bellagio Resort.

OVERHEAD WALKWAY - There are several four-corner overhead walkway locations on the Strip. The first set of walkways is located on the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard (the Strip) and Tropicana Avenue, which connects the blocks where the MGM Grand, Tropicana, Excalibur and New York-New York are located. The second set is on the corner of Flamingo Road and Las Vegas Boulevard connecting the blocks where Bally's, Bellagio, Caesars Palace and Bill's Gamblin' Hall are located. The third walkway set is located on Spring Mountain Road and Las Vegas Boulevard, which connects the corners where Treasure Island, the Fashion Show mall, The Venetian and Wynn are located. Some walkways have direct access into the resorts. Escalators and elevators are available at all locations. In addition, there is a direct-connect walkway from the front of Planet Hollywood to CityCenter accessing ARIA, The Cosmopolitan and Crystals shopping center. Also, there is a walkway connecting Veer Towers, Crystals and Mandarin Oriental.

FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE - This unique experience was born by closing Fremont Street (Downtown) to vehicular traffic, making it an outdoor pedestrian mall and doming it with the most fantastic light show you'll ever see!

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Where can I find interpreters for the deaf?

Click here for more information.

Where can I find personal care attendants, and wheelchair, scooter and oxygen rentals?

Click here for more information.

Where can I find ADA assistance offices?

Nevada State Rehabilitation Council
2800 E. St. Louis Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Voice: 702-486-5230
TTY: 702-486-1018

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
ADA Coordinator
702-892-0711
Nevada Relay Service
Voice: 1-800-326-6888 or Dial 711
TTY: 1-800-326-6868 or Dial 711

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