Looking for a deal on travel? You’re in luck. Black Friday is coming, with Cyber Monday hot on its heels, followed by Travel Tuesday—December 3—which experts are saying is the best day of the year to get amazing deals on hotels, cruises, airlines and more. So what’s a bargain shopper to do when confronted with three days of deep discounts? Read on for a curated sneak peek at this year’s best travel deals and sales. And check out two travel experts’ tips on how to navigate Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Travel Tuesday with ease.
It’s going to be a big year for savings, predicts Julie Ramhold, consumer analyst with DealNews.com. “We’re expecting up to 35% off hotel stays, with nightly rates dropping as low as $39 in some cases,” she says. “Additionally, one-way domestic flights will be $19 or even less, and if you wait until Travel Deal Tuesday, you can expect to see up to 40% off airfare that day.”
Black Friday and Cyber Monday will have great deals, but for the most selection, wait another day, advises Hayley Berg, economist at travel booking app Hopper. “While we do expect there to be some travel deals available on Cyber Monday, what we found at Hopper from analyzing the data is that there is twice the volume of deals on Tuesday,” says Berg. “That may be because people traditionally think of Cyber Monday as a day to buy physical goods online vs. experiential purchases like travel.”
For hotels, Ramhold recommends checking the larger online travel agencies (OTAs) like Expedia. ‘These tend to have the best coupons, but you have to be really quick to grab them as they can sell out in the blink of an eye,” she says. Ramhold also advises checking out cruise sites like Norwegian Cruise Lines for deals on Black Friday, where she predicts rates will go as low as $149 per person.
Here, are a few more tips to consider:
• “Don’t restrict yourself to just airline carriers or just OTAs like Expedia,” says Ramhold. “Be ready to check both to find the best deals.”
• “Be flexible with your travel plans,” says Ramhold. “If you can adjust your dates, you’re more likely to be able to find better rates.”
•“Be sure to research ahead of time,” says Ramhold. “Keep an eye on DealNews but also check the OTA sites to see if they have hints about what their Black Friday coupons will be.”
• “The easiest way to capitalize on Travel Deal Tuesday bargains is to download a monitoring tool like Hopper, which will alert you to deals on destinations that you’re interested in throughout the day,” says Berg. “If you’re flexible or unsure of the destination you’d like to go, you can use the deal finder to browse the best offers from your home airport. Hopper will send you notifications as new deals become available from your city. If you have a particular airline that you’re loyal to, you can also visit their website to see if they’re offering special promotions for Travel Deal Tuesday.”
• “It’s a good idea to research cruises ahead of Black Friday to see what kinds of deals the lines typically offer,” says Ramhold. “Check your preferred destination and travel length and see what those cruises go for at other times of year. That way you’ll know if that last-minute three-day cruise is really a great deal or not.”
After looking through thousands of deals for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Travel Tuesday, I whit. Unless otherwise noted, dates are in 2019. Most sales are only available for a short timeframe and for travel during a specific window. Be sure to check the fine print for other restrictions like minimum stays, black-out dates, upfront payments and nonrefundable rates. (And keep in mind that the details listed below are based on available information; you should verify all rates and booking information with the individual provider.)
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
Discover some of Rosewood’s most desirable destinations around the globe, including China’s emerging economic hub, Guangzhou, or the captivating culture of Paris. The Deal: With its first ever Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotion, travelers can save up to 35% on stays across the brand’s hotel portfolio. Each Rosewood hotel throughout Asia, Europe and the Americas will provide guests with one complimentary night stay and a $100 credit to be used toward spa, dining and more. The Details: This offer is for trips booked between Nov. 29 and Dec. 2.
The Peninsula Hotels
The luxurious Asian-based Peninsula Hotels has three U.S. properties in Chicago, Beverly Hills and New York City. The Deal: The Peninsula Chicago, Beverly Hills and New York are all offering limited time deals on room bookings, spa and dining, with deals of up to 30% off. In New York, the hotel will be offering 30% savings on rooms and suites, for stays from Jan. 1 to Mar. 31, 2010. In Chicago, the hotel will be offering 30% savings on rooms and suites for stays from Dec. 15 to April 30, 2020. And in Beverly Hills, the hotel will be offering 20% savings on guestrooms and 25% savings on suites for stays from Dec. 2019 to April 2020. The Details: Visit here to book from Black Friday through Cyber Monday.
Gurney’s Resorts operates properties in the Hamptons and Newport, Rhode Island. All locations feature luxurious accommodations, waterfront dining, sumptuous spas and inviting pools. The Deal: 30% off standard rooms at all three properties, 40% off suites at Gurney’s Newport and 50% off renovated cottages at Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa. The Details: The sale goes from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2 with a sale extension through Dec. 3 for travel dates from Dec. 1 through May 21, 2020 at Gurney’s Newport and Gurney’s Montauk, and April 2 to May 21 at Gurney’s Star Island. Book here.
St. Lucia Hotels
More than a dozen hotels on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia have teamed up to create Cyber Monday deals. The Deal: An example: The Harbor Club, a nautical-themed hotel in Rodney Bay Marina with five restaurants, multiple pools and a swim-up pool bar, is offering 25% off the best available rate on all room types, plus free breakfast at Julia’s and a water taxi to Pigeon Island National Landmark, where you’ll have access to a secluded beach. The Details: Travel dates and booking windows vary by hotel and can be found on the Saint Lucia Cyber Monday specials page. Most deals start on Dec. 2, but several properties have “early bird” specials. Go here for the Harbor Club deal.
This Mexico-based hotel group includes unparalleled all-inclusive offerings in Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit. The Deal: Representing a value of up to $3,000, Velas Resorts’ Black Friday sale kicks off early on Nov. 27. Inclusions in 2019 and 2020 stays at the resorts range from kids and teens stay free, suite upgrades and complimentary nights to round-trip airport transportation, spa treatments and a private oceanfront dinner for two. The Details: Travelers must sign up by Nov. 26 for the presale offer.
HOTELS: UNITED STATES
Meadowmere Resort – Ogunquit, Maine
The Meadowmere Resort is a family-owned hotel with traditional accommodations, outstanding amenities and exceptional package getaways offered year-round. The Deal: 50% off select nights and rooms, with breakfast included. Rates start at $99 per night. The Details: This offer is for travel between Dec. 1 and Mar. 31, 2020.
The Whitney Hotel – Boston
In the heart of Boston’s historic Beacon Hill, The Whitney—a boutique, 65-room hotel—opened its doors in June 2019. The Deal: Up to 40% off accommodations for stays through Sept. 2020. The Details: Sale begins Nov. 22 and ends at midnight on Dec. 5 for stays through Sept. 2020.
Chatham Bars Inn – Chatham, Massachusetts
Built in 1914 overlooking the Atlantic ocean in Cape Cod’s loveliest town, the Chatham Bars Inn is a timeless classic. The Deal: Black Friday deal: $200 resort credit to use on dining, spa and more for reservations from July 6 to Sept. 6, 2020. Cyber Monday deal: Up to 40% off stays from Dec. 3 to May 7, 2020. The Details: Book here for Black Friday by Dec. 7, 2019; book Cyber Monday from Dec. 2-7.
Lotte New York Palace – New York City
A New York City landmark, Lotte New York Palace is steps from some of the city’s top restaurants, attractions, cultural institutions and shopping. The Deal: Up to 40% off bookings made from Nov. 18 to 28 and up to 50% off bookings made from Nov. 29 to Dec. 2. The Details: Visit here or call 833-703-5233.
The Lexington Hotel – New York CIty
The Lexington Hotel allows guests to experience all that New York City has to offer from the hotel’s central Manhattan location. During their stay, guests will also be able to enjoy a drink in The Stayton Room, the Prohibition Era-inspired bar. The Deal: Rates from $129 per night, and up to 50% off of junior and one-bedroom suites. The Details: Offer is valid on select Nov. and Dec. 2019 dates, and on select Jan., Feb., July and Aug. 2020 dates. Book by Nov. 29 at 11:59 p.m.
The William Vale – Brooklyn, New York
The William Vale is a 183-room luxury hotel located in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Every room features a terrace, ideal for capturing sweeping views of the city skyline. The Deal: 30% off best available rates. The Details: Book from Nov. 25 to Dec. 2 for stays from Nov. 25 to Mar. 31, 2020. Bookings can be made here using the promo code CYB30.
Wave Resort – Long Branch, New Jersey
This oceanfront Jersey Shore resort has 67 boutique guestrooms that include a walk-out terrace, perfect for taking in the sights, sounds and fresh ocean breeze. The Deal: 40% off best available rates. The Details: Book from Nov. 24 to Dec. 5 for stays between Nov. 25 and Mar. 31, 2020.
Craddock Terry Hotel – Lynchburg, Virginia
In a former turn-of-the-century shoe factory, Craddock Terry Hotel has incredible views of the James River, historic downtown Lynchburg and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Deal: 25% off the hotel’s best available rates for stays until Feb. 2020. The Details: On Dec. 2 from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m., travelers can receive the discount. Visit this site and use the promo code PROCMY.
The Ballantyne, A Luxury Collection Hotel – Charlotte, North Carolina
Guests can enjoy the Ballantyne Spa, fitness, indoor and outdoor pools, golf, Ballantyne Golf Academy, tennis, afternoon tea and dining at Gallery Restaurant. The Deal: 25% off rooms for stays from Nov. 27 to Feb. 29, 2020. The Details: Reserve Nov. 27 to Dec. 3. Visit this site.
King Charles Inn – Charleston, South Carolina
King Charles Inn gives guests access to the best of Charleston: dining along bustling King Street, exploring the city in an intimate carriage ride. The Deal: 35% discount on stays through Feb. 11 and 25% off stays throughout the rest of 2020. The Details: Extended Cyber Monday savings begin Nov. 12. Visit this site.
Montage Palmetto Bluff – Bluffton, South Carolina
For a vacation full of southern charm and picturesque nature experiences, head to Montage Palmetto Bluff located in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. The Deal: Guests can receive a free third night when booking any cottage, guest house or inn suite. The Details: Book on Cyber Monday for stays between Nov. to Mar. 31, 2020.
Edgewater Beach Hotel – Naples, Florida
Edgewater Beach Hotel is the only luxury, all-suite hotel on the beach in Naples. Suites feature a living and dining room, fully-equipped kitchen and private balcony or patio. The Deal: Up to 50% off suite accommodations for stays through June 30, 2020. The Details: This offer is available for 72 hours beginning at midnight on Dec. 2. Visit here and use the code OPALFLASH.
Innisbrook Resort – Tampa Bay, Florida
With 900 acres of rolling hills, pristine lakes and four championship courses, Innisbrook is a golfer’s paradise. The Deal: 40% off accommodations plus a daily $50 resort credit. The Details: This offer is bookable from 8 a.m. on Nov. 29 until 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 2 for stays through Aug. 2020. Bookable during sale hours only at this site.
Opal Sands Resort – Clearwater Beach, Florida
The sleek Opal Sands Resort in Clearwater Beach offers gorgeous panoramic Gulf of Mexico views from all 230 guest rooms and suites thanks to its unique curved exterior. The Deal: Up to 50% off best available rate. The Details: Book between Dec. 2-4 for travel from Dec. 2 to Feb. 6, 2020 and May 1 to June 30, 2020. Visit this site.
The Grove Resort – Orlando
This family-friendly destination features including all-suite accommodations, an on-site water park with twisting tube slides, a lazy river, FlowRider, children’s activity pool and a Family Fun Center with glow-in-the-dark mini golf. The Deal: Up to 40% off stays in one- to three-bedroom suites. Rates from $115 a night. The Details: Book between Nov. 29 to Dec. 2 for stays until Oct. 31, 2020. Visit here and use the code CYBER19.
The Brazilian Court Hotel – Palm Beach, Florida
Palm Beach’s iconic landmark hotel is an intimate, 80-room enclave of luxury. The Deal: Up to 25% off rates, including a complimentary upgrade, free half day bike rental and more. The Details: Book by midnight on Dec. 2, with travel good for select dates from Dec. 2 to Jan. 31, 2020. Call 561-655-7740 and mention the Cyber Monday offer.
Fontainebleau Miami Beach – Miami
At Fontainebleau, glamour meets luxury in an oceanfront property in the heart of Millionaire’s Row. The Deal: 25% off all reservations for two nights or more, plus daily breakfast for two and a $25 daily poolside credit. The Details: Book from Nov. 25 to Dec. 2 for travel Nov. 25 to June 2020. Book here with code CYBERSALE
Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village – Destin, Florida
Emerald Grande offers travelers luxurious accommodations in the heart of all the action, plus pirate ship excursions, dolphin cruises, free concerts, fireworks and more. The Deal: 20% off all winter stays. The Details: Book here from Black Friday through Cyber Monday for stays between Dec. 1 and Feb. 29, 2020.
Playa Largo Resort & Spa – Key Largo, Florida
Between relaxing in a beachside hammock pod to lounging by the zero-entry pool, Playa Largo automatically transports guests to a casual, Keys state of mind. The Deal: 15% off beachfront accommodations, plus breakfast buffet daily for two, the Chiminea Experience, s’mores for two, two throw blankets and one bottle of house wine. Minimum two-night stay required. The Details: Book here from Nov. 27 to Dec. 2 for travel from Nov. 29 to Jan. 31, 2020 with the Playa Largo Cyber Chiminea package.
Hutton Hotel – Nashville, Tennessee
Steps from the heart of Music Row, the Hutton offers an immersive journey into Nashville’s creative culture with Analog a 5,000-square foot music venue, fully equipped Writers Studios creative spaces, the contemporary American restaurant Mane & Rye Dinerant and more. The Deal: 30% off best available rates for stays between Dec. 1 and June 30, 2020 with no minimum length of stay The Details: Book here between Nov. 26 and Dec. 1.
The Eliza Jane – New Orleans
At the Eliza Jane—just two blocks from the French Quarter—get to know the city lauded for its Mardi Gras revelries, vibrant Bourbon Street scene, distinct Jazz, classic architecture and Creole cuisine. The Deal: 20% off best available rate The Details: Sale is live Nov. 29 and continues through Dec. 31 for stays through the end of 2019.
The Higgins Hotel – New Orleans
New Orleans’ newest hotel, The Higgins Hotel & Conference Center, is set to open Dec. 6 as an extension of the city’s top-rated attraction — The National WWII Museum. The Deal: Up to 40% off the best available rate for The National WWII Museum Admission Package, which includes overnight accommodations, plus daily breakfast and a two-day museum pass for each adult registered to the room. The Details: Click here to book on Dec. 1-2. No code needed, discount is automatically applied.
Sunrise Springs Spa Resort – Santa Fe, New Mexico
At the Sunrise Springs Spa Resort, travelers can have a transformative wellness getaway and soak away their stresses in the new Repose Pools and enjoy unlimited access to experiential activities including playing with puppies and kittens and expressive art classes. The Deal: 52% off a two-night stay in a Garden View Room for $150/per night, unlimited access to Repose Pools, activities and free breakfast for two. The Details: Offer available Nov. 29 to Dec. 6 for travel between Dec. 1 and April 15, 2020.
Hotel Julian – Chicago
Steps away from the iconic Millennium Park, Hotel Julian brings together the stylish sophistication of Michigan Avenue and the artistic refinement of the Cultural Mile in a modern hotel experience. The Deal: 25% off the hotel’s best available rate. The Details: The offer is available for guests who book on Dec. 2 starting at 12 a.m. through 12 a.m. on Dec. 3. Reservations can be made on Hotel Julian’s website.
Hotel Adeline – Scottsdale, Arizona
This eclectic boutique hotel in upscale Old Town Scottsdale, features 213 guestrooms, unique eateries, a speakeasy and a buzzing pool scene. The Deal: 30% off best available rates, plus a $20 food and beverage credit for each day of your stay. The Details: This Black Friday through Cyber Monday deal is good for stay dates through the end of 2020. Visit this site or call 888-217-1285 and use code BFCM.
Red Mountain Resort – Utah
Located in Utah’s stunning red rock country, Red Mountain Resort offers guests a transformative experience through thoughtful wellness and adventure programming paired with nature-inspired spa treatments. The Deal: $100 off per person, per night for stays of 3+ nights on the Essential Retreat, which starts at $345 per person, per night. The Details: This offer is available Black Friday through Cyber Monday for stays booked through Feb. 28, 2020.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
The resort’s recent remodel upgraded the rooms ad added advanced technology throughout the property, plus 18 new bars and restaurants highlighting first-to-market chefs and food concepts. The Deal: It’s double or nothing: Book one night, get one night free. The Details: The BOGO offer is available Nov. 25 through 8 a.m. PST on Dec. 4 for stays from Dec. 10 through Feb. 29.
The Venetian Resort – Las Vegas
This lavish, Italian-themed casino resort sits right on the Las Vegas Strip. The Deal: 25% off plus bonus experiences. The Details: A rotating schedule of offers will unfold throughout November, giving guests a chance to book remaining dates in 2019 and get a head-start on the “roaring ‘20s” by booking travel for 2020. Beginning Nov. 1, The Venetian will feature Cyber Sale rates, with new bonus offers unveiled on Nov. 18. These discounts are bookable for travel through May 31, 2020. The final Cyber Sale offer, available Monday, Nov. 25 through Dec. 3, will be the first opportunity for guests to book dates into next summer at a discount. Visit here or call 866-403-8046.
Oceana – Santa Monica, California
Following a $30 million transformation, Oceana has been unveiled as a stunning three-story oceanside retreat that delivers a residential experience in a coveted Santa Monica neighborhood. The Deal: 25% off suites with complimentary daily breakfast for two in the dining room and more. The Details: Book Nov. 29 to Dec. 2 for stays through Mar. 31, 2020. Deal will be available online via the Oceana website.
Dive – Palm Springs, California
Opened on November 1, the adults-only Dive is an intimate 11-key property that brings the elegance and grace of 1960s French Riviera to the heart of Palm Springs, featuring a tiled swimming pool and an abundance of lush gardens. The Deal: 30% off best available rates. The Details: The offer, bookable only on Dec. 2, is good for any weekday from Dec. 2 to Oct. 1, 2020. Bookings can be made here using the code MONDAY.
Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection – Calistoga, California
Redefining “fun” in the heart of California wine country, Solage offers environmentally conscious studios, featuring free cruiser bicycles for guests, an innovative spa offering CBD spa treatments and a 130-foot landmark swimming pool. The Deal: 40% off Sunday-Thursday stays with rates starting at $299. The Details: Booking dates are from Nov. 27 to Dec. 6 with travel dates from Dec. 1 to Mar. 17, 2020. Visit here and book using code CYBER.
The Resort at Pelican Hill – California
Soak up magnificent coastal views from your villa or unwind at the rejuvenating spa, iconic Coliseum Pool, and Pelican Hill Golf Club with 36 holes by Tom Fazio. The Deal: 25% off the best available rate for a two-night stay and may not exceed eight nights. The Details: Offer is valid on select dates and room categories between Dec. 1 to Mar. 31, 2020. Must be booked by Dec. 2. Two-night minimum length of stay required and may not exceed eight nights.
Carmel Valley Ranch – Carmel, California
Carmel Valley Ranch sits on a sweeping 500 acres of California’s Central Coast, which is filled with outdoor adventures. The Deal: Up to 30% off best available rates. The Details: Booking dates are from Nov. 26-30 with travel dates between Dec. 1 and Feb. 29, 2020. Get more details here.
The Nines – Portland, Oregon
Set in the former Meier & Frank department store building, the Nines is a contemporary homage to the structure’s storied past with an extensive collection of original artwork from local artists. The Deal: 30% off Cyber Monday rate for any weekend travel. The Details: Book starting on Thanksgiving Day through Dec. 2 for weekend reservations made from Nov. 29 through end of Mar. 2020.
The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort – Big Island of Hawaii
This gorgeous oceanfront resort on the Big Island’s Kohala Coast is offering “The Westin Hapuna Experience Package.” The Deal: The package rates start at $299 and extend a suite of special savings for stays of six nights or more: 25% off your guest room or suite, 25% off green fees at Mauna Kea Golf Course and Hapuna Beach Golf Course and more. The Details: The deal is valid for stays through July 31, 2020. Visit here and use code ER7.
HOTELS: PASSPORT REQUIRED
Hermitage Bay, Antigua
Escape to one of the Caribbean’s most luxurious, all-inclusive boutique properties. The Deal: Pay for six nights and get your seventh night free. Enjoy one extra complimentary night and upgraded room, plus a $250 massage credit. The Details: This deal is only available by phone (not online) between Nov. 29 and Dec. 2. Valid only for travel between June 1 to Oct. 31, 2020 (resort closes Aug. 31 to Oct 9). Must book seven nights to receive this deal. Book online or call 855-596-2747.
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino – Palm Beach, Aruba
Discover a captivating tropical paradise overlooking Palm Beach with spacious accommodations and exceptional resort amenities. The Deal: 30% off the best available rates for any room category. The Details: Book from Nov. 29 through Dec. 2 for travel from Jan. 2 to June 30, 2020. Visit here and use code LPR.
The Atlantis Paradise Island – Nassau, Bahamas
This legendary hotel in the Bahamas has it all, including a water park, massive casino and more. The Deal: Between Nov. 28 and Cyber Monday, the resort offers Five Days Of Savings. Travelers can view the website each day to uncover a different offers including air/hotel savings, 35% room savings, up to $600 resort credit, a complimentary night, 5th night free and more. The Details: Book here between Nov. 28 and Dec. 2.
Grand Isle Resort & Spa – Great Exuma, Bahamas
Located on beautiful Emerald Bay, Grand Isle Resort & Spa has 78 villas ranging from one to four bedrooms; each has a full gourmet kitchen, a golf cart to get around the resort and more. The Deal: 30% off the best available rate and complimentary daily breakfast. The Details: On Nov. 29 and Dec. 2 from 12 a.m.-11:59 p.m., travelers can book through April 30, 2020 on the resort’s offers page here.
Hamilton Princess & Beach Club – Bermuda
Affectionately known as the “Pink Palace,” Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club has been regarded as the gem of Bermuda since 1885. The Deal: 50% off stays. The Details: Offer is valid for stays between Nov. 29 to April 30, 2020 when booked between Nov. 29 and Dec. 6. Use code PBLK when booking directly here.
Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana – Dominican Republic
Enjoy fun in the Punta Cana sun at Nickelodeon’s first international resort. Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana wows the whole family with memorable experiences including dining and sliming with favorite Nick characters. The Deal: Up to 69% off stays, including suites with private swim-ups and the world’s only SpongeBob Villa. Plus, for a limited time, guests will receive up to a $500 resort credit and double upgrade (based on availability). The Details: Visit here. Booking window is Nov. 11 to Dec. 10 for stays from Nov. 19, 2019 to Dec. 20, 2020.
Turneffe Island Resort – Belize
Calling all anglers! This private island resort is located off the coast of Belize, just 30 miles from the world-famous Great Blue Hole. Spend your days with fins or fishing rod in hand, and live the life of a castaway. The Deal: 25% off the total reservation of a seven-night stay. The Details: Book between Dec. 2 to 9 for travel between July 4, 2020 and Dec. 18, 2020.
Seadust Cancun Family Resort – Cancun, Mexico
This family-friendly all-inclusive resort overlooks the idyllic beaches of the Mexican Caribbean, with spacious accommodations, 10 restaurants, nine bars, a cinema-style theater, waterpark, zipline and mini-golf course. The Deal: 70% off accommodations. The Details: Book between Nov. 29 and Dec. 2 for travel between Jan. 2020 and May 2020.
Nayara Resorts – Costa Rica
Head to the jungle and get lost in the stunning natural beauty of Costa Rica at Nayara Springs and Nayara Tented Camp (opening on Dec. 20). The Deal: 40% off a four-night stay, plus free breakfast, welcome bottle of wine, daily yoga, complimentary mini bar and a biweekly birdwatching tour. The Details: Offer is valid for bookings made Black Friday through Cyber Monday for travel dates May 1 to June 30, 2020; Aug. 1 to Oct. 31, 2020. Use code BF2019 when booking.
Andaz Costa Rica Resort at Peninsula Papagayo – Costa Rica
This 1,400-acre resort is tucked away in the cool tropics of Costa Rica’s Peninsula Papagayo. The Deal: 40% off standard rates for stays of four nights or more. The Details: Book Nov. 29-Dec. 5 for travel dates between Jan. 10 and Dec. 20, 2020. Visit here to book.
Entre Cielos Wine Hotel & Spa – Mendoza, Argentina
Located in one of the largest wine regions in Latin America, the 24-room Entre Cielos set on 20 acres (including eight acres of Malbec vines) in the Mendoza countryside is a dream destination for oenophiles. The Deal: 40% off your stay. The Details: Book a stay between Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 for travel from May 1 to Oct. 9, 2020.
Le Torri di Bagnara Luxury Castles Collection – Italy
Italy’s leading fully staffed luxury castle-villa is offering big savings this holiday season. The Deal: 15% off week-long stays at its main castle (for up to 15 people) and 20% off week-long stays at the entire property (up to 30 people). In addition, any stays booked between Nov. 26 and Dec. 3, will have a free Truffle Hunting Experience added to their stay. The Details: The sale runs from Nov. 26 to Dec. 3 for stays between April 4 and Oct. 31, 2020 (July and August excluded).
Pulitzer Amsterdam – The Netherlands
In the heart of Amsterdam, this hotel is set within 25 restored 17th and 18th century houses that once saw many prosperous business deals between trade merchants and played home to wealthy Dutch aristocrats. The Deal: 25% off nightly rates for Generous Rooms and higher, plus daily breakfast at the hotel’s restaurant, Jansz, and one complimentary cocktail per person at Pulitzer’s Bar. The Details: Available starting Black Friday to Dec. 5 and with minimum of two nights for guests traveling between Jan. 1 and Feb. 29, 2020. Visit here and use code BLACKFRIDAY.
Carton House – Kildare, Ireland
Travelers can enjoy a series of recently unveiled renovations to Kildare’s storied property, including enhanced bedrooms in the new wing, a golf clubhouse and an all-new restaurant serving quintessential Irish fare. The Deal: Up to 30% off select packages and gift cards. The Details: This offer can be booked from Nov. 29 through Dec. 2 for stays from Nov. 29 until April 30, 2020.
Almanac – Barcelona, Spain
Time for tapas, flamenco and Gaudi in the stunning coastal city of Barcelona. The Deal: 20% off bookings made Black Friday through Cyber Monday, plus guests can enjoy a complimentary smartphone with free international calls for duration of stay and a welcome drink at Linia bar. The Details: Valid travel dates are Dec. 1 to Feb. 21, 2020 (excluding festive season). Book here.
Connecting more than 500 destinations, Amtrak offers passengers unparalleled views of the American landscape, from cities to quaint towns. The Deal: Amtrak’s highly-anticipated “Track Friday Sale” returns this year. Details are kept under wraps until the deal goes live, but last year’s offer included 30% off nationwide train travel. The Details: Visit Amtrak.com when the deal goes live on Nov. 29.
A flight deals app that lets travelers find the cheapest travel dates and destinations at a glance is offering great savings for the holidays. The Deal: Get savings of up to 50%. The Details: Install and set up the Fareness App free trial subscription between Nov. 29 to Dec. 2 and receive the first 30 days complimentary. No code needed; subscription is $7.99/month.
Francophiles on the West Coast can now book more affordable trips to Paris. The Deal: The first low-cost long-haul airline to offer direct flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Paris-Orly, France (ORY) has launched its lowest, month-long fare sale for roundtrip tickets as low as $349. The Details: Book now through Dec. 12 and score this offer for travel through Mar. 31, 2020.
ALL KINDS OF DEALS
Booking.com’s mission is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world with streamlined booking options for lodging, flights and more. The Deal: The Black Friday sale will feature deals at properties across the globe, starting at 40% off, with book-by dates extending to Cyber Monday. The Details: To search for Black Friday deals, visit Booking.com a few days before Nov. 29; deals will be visible so that consumers can start searching, with a countdown clock to Black Friday.
Xanterra Travel Collection
Xanterra—a travel company offering unforgettable experiences in some of the most Beautiful Places on Earth (Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Death Valley, Tahiti) is offering a range of discounts at its national park hotels and luxury resorts, plus the Historic Grand Canyon Raliiway, Windstar Cruise Line, VBT Bicycling Vacations, AEG Entertainment and Sporting Events and more. The Deal: Look for all kinds of deals, including up to 60% off at The Broadmoor in Colorado or up to 50% off national park lodges in Zion, Grand Canyon and Yellowstone. The Details: Deals are available for preview here and can be booked Nov. 29 through Dec. 2.
TRIPS & TOURS
Abercrombie & Kent
A&K’s expert local guides share their beyond-the-guidebook knowledge to reveal the authentic spirit of destinations, connecting you to people and places in a way you will never forget. The Deal: Save up to $3,900 per person on eight private journeys to destinations around the world. The Details: Book directly from Dec. 2 at 8 a.m. CST to Dec. 6 at 4 pm CST to save up to 44% off a selection of journeys.
Access Culinary Trips
This culinary tour company specializes in exploring culture through cuisine with small groups, knowledgeable guides, artisanal tastings, hands-on cooking classes with local chefs and stays at top-tier boutique hotels. The Deal: “Buy Three Get One Free” on all scheduled group trips in 2020. The offer translates into a 25% discount for a family or group of four travelers. The Details: Visit here to get details.
Luxury experiential travel company andBeyond tailor-makes exclusive safaris and tours in Africa, Asia and South America. The Deal: 30% discount on a selection of itineraries across three continents on inquiries made Black Friday through Dec. 6. For every deal that is booked, andBeyond will help leave the world a better place by making an impact in surrounding communities in honor of Giving Tuesday. The Details: Visit here (link will only be live on Black Friday). Note that a 30% deposit must be made within 14 calendar days after the inquiry date.
This adventure tour operator provides direct pickups from hotels in Cancun, Riviera Maya and Tulum, and offers bucket list excursions that include snorkeling in the famous Mayan sinkholes (cenotes). Most tours consist of a combination of two or three different activities, and conclude with a Mexican buffet. The Deal: 50% off when you book direct online. The Details: Book Nov. 29 through Dec. 6. Offer valid for adventures between Nov. 2019 and Nov. 2020. Visit here and use code CM2019.
With 1,500+ itineraries in 120+ countries, Intrepid Travel offers exhilarating experiences—from foodie trips to cycling tours to family adventures—while helping travelers minimize their footprint. The Deal: 20% off 2020 departures. The Details: Book here between Nov. 26 – Dec. 5. Excludes sell-ins, short breaks, polar. Discount is automatically applied to applicable trips.
REI offers experiences in both local and international destinations. The Deal: Save $800 on any remaining 2020 departures for Ireland Hiking – Wild Atlantic Way. Save 20% on any remaining 2020 departures for any North American Cycling Tour. Save 30% on any REI Co-op class, day tour or event. The Details: All experiences are valid for booking Nov. 30 to Dec. 8 for travel within any remaining 2020 departures. Visit rei.com/adventures or rei.com/events.
CRUISES & SAILING
Operating in the Greek Islands and the East Mediterranean, Celestyal Cruises sails two mid-sized vessels. The Deal: Give the gift of cruising this holiday with the Black Friday and Cyber Monday, “BOGO” (buy-one-get-one-free) offer. The all-inclusive, five-night, seven-night or 14-day cruises start as low as $979 for two with the second guest sailing for free or $490 per passenger. The Details: This offer is for new bookings made from Nov. 28 through Dec. 8 for qualifying 2020 and 2021 sailings.
Are you dreaming of an unforgettable yacht charter experience in 2020? The Moorings offers premium sailing vacations all around the world. The Deal: 20% off all destinations, excluding Italy and Tonga. The Details: Must book during business hours on Dec. 2 for charters departing by Oct. 31, 2020. Applies to bareboat sailing and power charters only and excludes all-inclusive crewed yacht product. Must charter for a minimum of seven days. Visit here and use code CYBER.
Whether you’re interested in a chartered yacht, a social flotilla or just relaxing while a skipper takes the helm, Sunsail has an itinerary to please in 20 destinations around the world. The Deal: 20% off all destinations, excluding Canada, Italy and Tonga. The Details: Must book during business hours on Dec. 2 for charters departing by Oct. 31, 2020. Applies to bareboat sailing and flotilla charters only. Must charter for a minimum of seven days. Visit here and use code CYBER.
Wild Bum Black Friday
Wild Bum is an online marketplace for people to buy travel guides from individual travelers—like Airbnb for travel guides. The guides provide a blueprint for a trip so people can spend less time planning. The Deal: 50% off all travel guides. The Details: Offer starts at 10 a.m.EST on Black Friday through 11:59 p.m. on Cyber Monday.
LEGOLAND New York Resort
Officially opening on July 4, 2020, LEGOLAND New York Resort is helping families get a head start on summer travel plans this holiday season. The Deal: Families can purchase the park’s highest tier annual pass, the Gold Pass (valued at $209.99) for only $99.99—more than 50% off of the original pass price. The Details: Deal is on sale from Black Friday through Cyber Monday.
Traveling Spoon connects travelers with home-cooked meals and cooking lessons in local homes around the world. Choose from heritage pasta making in Florence, learning to grind curries from scratch on a family farm in Thailand, or making tortillas an from hand in a beautiful home in Mexico City. The Deal: 20% off your experience. The Details: Valid Black Friday, Nov. 29 through Dec. 2 for travel within the next 12 months. Visit here and use the code BLKFRIDAY20.
Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises / New York Water Taxi
This Cyber Monday, Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises and New York Water Taxi are offering guests exclusive discounts on their beloved cruises and boat tours. The Deal: Circle Line will offer 50% off classic itineraries including the Landmarks Cruise and more. New York Water Taxi will also be offering 50% off the All Day Access Passes and 2 Day Access Passes, where guests will enjoy a beautiful day of prime NYC sightseeing on the water. The Details: Available for purchase from Nov. 27-Dec. 3. Use the code CYBER19.
Medjet Travel Protection
If a member is hospitalized more than 150 from home, Medjet will arrange air medical transfer to the hospital of choice, regardless of whether transport is deemed necessary: no health questions, claim forms or deductibles. The Deal: $50 off any Individual Annual membership/$75 off any Family Annual membership. The Details: Visit here and purchase on Dec. 2 on any new membership. Excludes Diamond and Short-Term Memberships.
This app connects individuals with certified guides for outdoor adventures (rock climbing, mountain biking, backcountry skiing, surfing, kiteboarding) in locations all over the world. It’s been dubbed the Airbnb of outdoor adventure, and it’s changing the game for booking guided activities. The Deal: Take $57 off any adventure. The Details: Visit here and take advantage of the discount starting Nov. 15.
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