MGM Resorts International began charging patrons to park at its Las Vegas Strip properties.
On Monday, Aria, Bellagio, Monte Carlo, New York New York and Vdara started charging for parking. Excalibur, Luxor and Circus Circus will implement the parking fees on Tuesday. The Mirage and MGM Grand are slated to start charging on Wednesday. On Monday, June 13, Mandalay Bay and Delano will begin charging.
Parking is still free for locals with a valid Nevada driver's license until Dec. 29 but complimentary parking does not apply to special events, like those at the T-Mobile Arena.
For tourists the price varies depending on the property.
There's no charge for the first hour. At the Monte Carlo, Luxor and Excalibur, it costs $5 for one to four hours or $8 for the whole day.
At Bellagio, Aria, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Delano, Mirage and New York New York it costs $7 for one to four hours and $10 each day.
At Circus Circus, self parking is still free.
Non-resident guests can also earn free-parking status through the M Life program.
There will also be a modest fee to use the valet.
MGM Resorts explained the parking charges were implemented to upgrade its parking facilities.