Warnings & Dangers
OVERALL RISK : LOW
Las Vegas is a safe city. With a rating of 69%, the US is ranked 51th out of 162 on the ranking of the safest and most dangerous countries.
PICKPOCKETS RISK : MEDIUM
There is some pickpocket-related risk in Vegas. Be careful around the strip and in casinos A few simple precautions will minimize your chances of being pickpocketed.
MUGGING RISK : HIGH
Las Vegas is an averagely safe city regarding the chances of being mugged. If you stay on the main streets, nothing will happen to you.
SCAMS RISK : LOW
As in any touristic place, there may be people trying to scam you in Las Vegas. Be aware of “gold ring” tricks, fake petitions, groups of teenagers acting strangely or trying to distract you; and people offering help with your luggage.
TRANSPORT & TAXIS RISK : MEDIUM
Transports and taxis are generally very safe in Las Vegas.
NATURAL DISASTERS RISK : LOW
There are no natural hazards in Las Vegas.
TERRORISM RISK : MEDIUM
Las Vegas has recently been targeted by a terrorist attack in October, so stay alert while in public places with large crowds.
WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK : LOW
Las Vegas is generally very safe for women travelers.