Travel Info & Visas

COVID-19 Travel Requirements for International Travelers

All air passengers coming to the U.S., including fully vaccinated people, are required to have a negative COVID-19 viral test result no more than 3 days before travel or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 3 months before they board a flight to the U.S. For more information, visit the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention website for full information.

Ground Transportation

The Cosmopolitan is located approximately 10–15 minutes’ drive (3 miles) from McCarran International Airport (LAS) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Taxis are readily available at the airport.

International Visa Requirements

Most international travelers are required to obtain a visa from the U.S. Department of State. For more information, click here.

Invitation Letters

Invitation letters for visa requests are available for attendees who have paid their registration fees. Please contact Christina Bessette for details.


In late October, the average high temperature in Las Vegas, Nevada is 74° Fahrenheit (23° C) and the average low is 51° Fahrenheit (11° C).

Time Zone

Las Vegas, Nevada is in the Pacific Time zone.  


The United States operates on 120 volts, compared to the standard 220 volts in Europe.

Tipping Etiquette

In the United States it is customary to tip between 15–20 percent depending on the quality of the service.