Q: How do I register?
A: Registering for the 2016 ABS Adventure of the Year is easy and done through the ABS Website under “Find an Adventure”.
Q: Does one need to be an ABS Member to attend?
A: Yes! Attendees are required to be a current member in good standing with the organization.
Q: What does my Convention Registrationfee cover?
A: The Convention fee includes two group adventures, 2016 Fabulous Adventure T-Shirt, coordination of all offered excursions on our agenda, and tons of fun with your ABS girlfriends!Our two included group excursions are:
- Chartered transportation to and from the Freemont Street Experience, Thursday, Nov 10th, 8:00 – 11:30 p.m.
- minus5¬∞ Ice Bar Total VIP experience (includestransportation to and from Mandalay Bay Resort, Ice Bar Experience, two Specialty Ice Cocktails, Faux Fur Coat Upgrade, Gloves, Souvenir Hat, 1 5×7 Framed Photo ($100 Value), Saturday, Nov 12th, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Transportation (except for 2 group excursions above),hotel, meals, insurance, additional excursions, etc. are not included in Registration fee. Note: You will not be able to register for additional planned excursions prior to registering for the convention. All excursions are available at an additional cost.Your reservations/tickets for each activity will be coordinated for you. All you have to do is show up!
Q: Do I have to stay at the host hotel for the ABS Convention (Tropicana Hotel)?
A: It is highly recommended that you stay at the Tropicana for a more complete Convention experience, but it is not required. All activities will begin and end at the Tropicana.
Q: How can I get around Las Vegas?
A: The Las Vegas strip is about 4 miles long. You will want to explore the strip on foot, but for specifically scheduled activities you may wish to catch a ride. There are numerous buses that operate at a very affordable rate. Taxis are readily available and are typically right outside all hotels. Uber is about 1/2 the price of Taxis. CLICK HERE for more Las Vegas transportation information.
Q: Can my husband/male companion/non ABS member attend the Convention events?
A: Nope, however they may certainly stay in the hotel and spend time with you when you are not at Convention events and excursions. If you have a girlfriend who would like to be a part of the convention,have her join ABS and become a member!
Q: What if plans change and I can no longer attend the Convention after I’ve booked?
A: We highly recommend you purchase trip insurance to protect yourself. CLICK HERE to learn about optional trip insurance. Each Excursion Adventure will have it’s own cancellation/refund policy assigned to it and listed in the individual adventure. For refunds of the Convention fee, the following schedule applies:
- For all cancellations received by July 10, 2016, a $50 Cancellation Fee is assessed
- Cancellations after July 10, 2016 will forfeit 50% ($125) of the Registration Fee
- Cancellations after August 10, 2016 will forfeit 75% ($187.50) of the Registration Fee
- Cancellations after September 10, 2016 will forfeit 100% ($250) of their Registration Fee
Q: Do I have to participate in the pre-arrangedABS Excursion Adventures?
A: Excursion Adventures are optional. Participate as much or as little as you wish! We have chosen excursion adventures that offer a wide variety of options and allow us to experience them together as a group. CLICK HERE to see a list of optional excursion. You will need to go to the individual Excursion Adventure on the ABS Website to RSVP and pre-pay for excursions you wish to join in on.
Q: Will there be a convention T-Shirt available?
A: Yes! Your 2016 Fabulous Adventure Las Vegas T-Shirt is included your convention registration fee!
Q: I’m going on the trip on my own and don’t know many women. How do I connect with other ABS members so I have others to do things with?
A: In addition to our two group adventures that are included in the price of your convention registration, all of our planned activities and Excursion Adventures are organized to be done together in smaller groups so you will always have other ABS members to do things with. Wewill work hard to arrange additional meeting times, locations, and activities for attendees wishing to participate together. Attendees are encouraged to join our interest groups, Museum Mamas, Strip Walkers, Adrenaline Junkies, Reservations Required, and Gambling Gals to connect with other attendees who share your interests.