Though Thanksgiving is very much an American holiday, the shopping bonanzas that follow it – Black Friday, Cyber Monday and now Travel Tuesday – have become a bit of a global phenomenon, which have seeped into pretty much every industry.
Travel is no exception, and with the cost of going on holiday only set to rise, the last weekend in November can be a crucial time to bag some cracking travel bargains. We’ve covered everything from hotel stays to cruise packages, so check out our round-up of the very best travel deals available this Black Friday.
From November 16, Qatar Airways customers can enjoy huge savings off premium and economy class flights to a whole bunch of locations across the US, Canada and Brazil. The offer applies to dates between December 30 and October 31, 2024. Expires November 24. Here’s some more info.
BA is yet to announce their Black Friday deals, but it might be worth keeping an eye out for the announcement. 2022’s sale was predominantly on flights to the US, but who knows what we’re in for this year. In terms of early deals, there’s currently a sale on Business Class seats – have a look at their website here.
Last year, trips until June 2023 across Europe, Morocco and Türkiye were on offer for as little as £30. There are already some super-cheap flights in December on offer, and with a history of deals like that, definitely keep an eye on their website.
Pre-Black Friday deals from this airline include offers on trips to Orlando – check them out here. Keep an eye on their website for more offers as the big weekend approaches.
For its winter sale, Jet2 is offering up to £50 (€57, $62) off holidays for this coming season. Have a look at their website for more details.
OK, this is actually a flight comparison site. But what easier way could there be to compare all the live deals? Keep an eye on their webpage for a whole bunch of Black Friday info, and have a read of their tips for the best deals.
Accor’s deals are yet to be announced for 2023, but 2022 saw hotels up for grabs with 25 percent off – and the deals were available for a generous window, until June this year. Keep an eye here for details here.
Great discounts on accommodation and attractions will be on offer from Booking.com’s website. All sorts of accommodation will be up for grabs with discounts of up to 30 percent, while the cost of activities will be discounted by up to 25 percent. Have a look here.
The hotel comparison site is offering members up to 30 percent off trips booked before November 29. Not a member yet? Sign up, and that discount will be valid on your trip if it’s taken by the end of 2023. Here’s the website.
The hotel website is offering up to 30 percent off places to stay on bookings placed before November 27, with trips to be taken anytime before March 31, 2024. Take a look here.
Viceroy hotels and resorts
The Viceroy Cyber Sale will be offering up to 35 percent off for a limited time. Stay tuned for details here.
Looking for a last-minute winter getaway, or planning well ahead for next year? You’re in luck, thanks to the 25 percent discount that’ll be applied to Luxury Lodges resorts. From November 20-27, five-star self-catering properties across the UK will have a quarter off, for all stays until December 31 next year. Here’s their website.
Hard Rock Hotel
This hotel chain is pulling out all the stops for Black Friday. There’s 50 percent off all-inclusive resorts, 20 to 30 percent off all hotel room rates, and the potential for flexible check-in/check-out and upgrades. The deal expires on December 5 for stays between December 18 and August 31, 2024. Take a look here.
Until November 28, you could get up to 50 percent off beach holidays, spa and wellness breaks, city trips and winter sun. Think anything from a glamorous five-star stay overlooking the Dubai Creek to an Austrian Alpine hideaway. More information here.
Sonesta are offering up to 30 percent off when you log in or enrol as a Travel Pass Member and book by November 30 – just remember to use the code CYBER. Have a look here.
In their biggest-ever Black Friday sale, Shorefield Holidays are slashing the prices of their self-catering, touring and camping holidays by up to 40 percent. Expires midnight November 27. More info here.
Luxury hotels in Crete and Halkidiki
Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay and Ajul Luxury Hotel and Spa Resort are both offering up to 30 percent off stays, and the offer is available from November 15-30. More info on the Wyndham and Ajul websites.
Hyatt has a handful of offers this Black Friday. You can grab up to 60 percent off participating hotels, in partnership with the booking platform Mr & Mrs Smith, or you can use the code STAYNOW for up to 20 percent off. There’s even more on their website.
SB Winemaker’s House & Spa Suites
There’s 30 percent off at this boutique Argentinian estate, where guests can make the most of spa amenities, delicious local cuisine, and literally drink in the vineyards. There’s more about this on the website.
Velas Resorts in Mexico
Snap up this offer of up to 20 percent off nightly rates, complimentary stays for children, 50 percent off for teens, and airport transfers at Velas Resorts across Mexico. Expires November 26. Have a read in more detail on their website.
Contiki is a ‘social travel’ company for 18 to 35-year-olds, and their Black Friday deals will be available from Monday November 13. Trips to Italy, Japan and Mexico are just some of the destinations that’ll be discounted, so keep an eye out for more details on their website.
Throughout November, this package travel company is holding flash sales of up to 70 percent off trips and best-selling itineraries. Think ‘Palaces & Deserts of Rajasthan’ or ‘Land of the Primates’. Expires November 15 – have a look here for more information.
Small-group adventure company G Adventures are this year offering travellers up to 30 percent off small-group tours which depart before April 30 2024. The trips on offer include ‘Bali: Beaches and Boat Rides’ and ‘Amazon to the Andes’, but there are a whole lot more on their website. Expires November 30. More info here.
This European holiday package company is set to offer bags of bargains on their travel packages from November 20. Expires November 28. Take a look here for more info.
This millennial-focussed small group adventure company is offering 20 percent off a bunch of tours, which depart as early as December. Trips to Chile and Argentina, Cuba, Vietnam, Mexico and Costa Rica are on offer, available from November 20 – 27. There’s more on their website.
Details on loveholidays Black Friday offers are coming very soon – last year, the company offered a discount of up to 15 percent on selected hotels. Keep an eye on this page.
This package holiday company is due to announce their offers ON Black Friday. Check out their website on November 24 for some bargains on holidays, and hotels. Have a read of some more info here.
Tickets and hotels in the US will all be ten percent off with the code BLACKFRIDAY until November 27. There’ll be major savings to be had on passes such as Orlando Freedom Tickets, plus many more – read all about it here.
This company’s collection of tours, including three new ones, will be eligible for up to 15 percent off from now until December 4. More info here.
Costa’s Black Friday offers mean you can book a trip for from £299 (€342, $370)per person, until December 12. That starter price doesn’t include mandatory hotel stays, but their list of trips does look pretty exciting. Here’s some more information.
Royal Caribbean International
The cruise company is offering up to £625 (€715, $775) off, as well as sailing for kids from £99 (€113, $123) and some deluxe beverage packages too. There’s more info about their Cyber Monday sales here.
ATP & Travelmarvel
The river and yacht cruising specialists have launched their two week Black Friday Sale, with savings, free business class flight upgrades, onboard credits and low booking deposits available on all holidays for 2024. Expires November 27. Travelmarvel’s flexible four-star cruising includes deals on tours around the Danube and Vietnam, and APT’s luxury programme includes a ‘magnificent Europe’ cruise. Have a look at the website here.
Inspiring Travel is offering seven nights for the price of five at the Nanuku Resort on Vitu Levu. It includes international flights via LA with British Airways and Fiji Airways, seven nights in a Nanuku Suite, breakfast, airport and private road transfers. The offer is valid on trips between April 29 and June 2, 2024, and January 13 to March 31, 2025. Have a look at their website.
Virgin Voyages are offering up to 30 percent off all voyages from now until the end of 2024, and a bar tab of $600 for sailings more than 7 nights, $300 for 4-6 night sails, and $125 for 3 nights or less. Expires November 30. There’s more information on the website.
The cross-channel shuttle service is offering members discounted prices for all ticket types from November 24 – 27. Keep an eye on this page for more information.
When is Black Friday 2023?
Black Friday falls on November 24 this year, with deals running until Cyber Monday (November 27), or even Travel Tuesday (November 28).
If you’re keen to snap up some Black Friday bargains but are overwhelmed by the choice, have a look at our Travel hub for some much-needed inspo, or read up on all the travel trends you need to know about for 2024.
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