We’re still a few days away from actual Black Friday, but we’re already rounding up the best deals on flights, hotels, cruises and assorted travel products that no frequent flyer should be without.
Below, you can find the best Black Friday travel deals we’ve seen in our quest to bring you the best savings.
Want more deals? We go more in-depth in the following guides:
Best Black Friday flight deals
Aer Lingus is offering an array of discounted fares from now through Nov. 27. For example, get 100 British pounds ($124) off flights between Ireland and the United Kingdom as well as North America and the Caribbean (including New York, Orlando and Barbados).
There’s also up to 25% off short-haul European destinations from Ireland, including fares for Paris; Tenerife, Spain; Malaga, Spain; Lisbon; and more.
All travel must occur between Dec 1, 2023, and March 31, 2024. It can be booked between now and midnight GMT on Nov. 27, 2023.
Shop Black Friday deals at Aer Lingus.
Frontier Airlines has a new 2024-2025 Frontier all-you-can-fly pass for a special rate of $499 per year. (It will automatically renew for $599 per year). It is valid for travel between May 1, 2024, and April 30, 2025. As a part of the Black Friday special, it will include Silver elite status beginning early in 2024 when purchased by Nov. 28, 2023.
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All-business-class airline La Compagnie is offering discounted round-trip flights from New York to Paris, Milan and Nice, France, starting at $2,000.
Flights are on sale through Tuesday for travel from Dec. 31, 2023, to May 31, 2024. There’s availability over Christmas and New Year’s, among other peak travel periods. Do note that some blackout dates apply and discounts are subject to availability on all dates.
Round-trip La Compagnie flights normally start around $2,400, so this promo saves about 15% on the lowest fare category. In this case, the cheapest flights are for the airline’s Promo fare type, which includes two checked bags, lounge access and free changes. The same conditions apply to both Smart and Flex fares, except that Promo fares are nonrefundable while Smart fares are refundable for a $600 fee. Flex fares are fully refundable.
Shop La Compagnie’s Black Friday sale.
Through Friday, Qatar Airways is offering up to $350 off premium classes and up to $150 off economy to select destinations from the U.S., Canada and Brazil. Destinations include Doha, the Maldives, Seychelles, Delhi and Johannesburg.
Complementing this offer, Privilege Club members who are residents in participating countries (including new members during the offer period who make qualifying purchases and book flights) will earn 5,000 bonus Avios.
Blackout dates apply on outbound flights between May 15 and July 30, 2024, and on inbound flights between June 20 and Sept. 15, 2024.
Shop Black Friday deals at Qatar Airways.
Best Black Friday hotel deals
Booking.com is offering stays starting at 30% off and select experiences for up to 25% off.
Book through Nov. 29, 2023, for hotel stays through Dec. 31, 2024, and for attractions within three months of the booking date.
To book: Visit the Booking.com deals page.
Expedia and Hotels.com
Register for an Expedia free One Key loyalty account, then log in between now and Nov. 29 for savings of 30% or more on thousands of hotels during this members-only sale.
To book: Head to Expedia.
You can unlock savings of up to 30% off stays at participating Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Fairmont is part of Accor, and if you join Accor’s loyalty program ALL — Accor Live Limitless, you can get additional member discounts of up to 10%. Book now through Nov. 27, 2023, for travel through June 30, 2024.
To book: Head to Fairmont.com.
Hilton is offering 17% off for advance purchases, but nothing is currently designated as part of Black Friday sales. However, note that deals are usually best for Hilton Honors members. If you’re not a member of Hilton Honors, you should sign up ASAP. Don’t fret: Nonmembers can still join in on the savings.
We’ve also noticed that many individual properties in the Hilton portfolio have separate deals. Some highlights we’ve seen:
- Hilton Anaheim, within walking distance of Disneyland, is offering a 50% flash sale with rates starting at $100. Use the special code HPPAP2 and book through Nov. 27, 2023, for travel before March 31, 2024.
- The Harbor Club St. Lucia is offering 40% off.
- The Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort Black Friday offer is serving up 30% off on all rooms booked by Nov. 27. Check out our review here.
- Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach (Dana Point, California) has up to 50% off; book through Nov. 26, 2023, and travel through April 30, 2024. Use code Cyber Sale.
- Hilton Orlando is offering 15% off the best available rate and 50% off the resort charge. Book through Dec. 1, 2023, for travel from December 2023 to December 2024. Use code P4.
To book: Visit the Hilton Honors offers page.
Hyatt’s “Lock In Savings” promotion gets travelers up to 20% off stays now through April 30, 2024, if booked by Dec. 5, 2023.
There are more than 950 hotels to choose from — including popular brands like Thompson, Andaz and Alila.
For World of Hyatt members, the savings are even better. When searching the Hyatt website for a hotel room, be sure you’re logged in to your account and select the “Members Save More” rate to maximize your savings and earn points on your trip.
Some deals we’re especially excited about include:
- Park Hyatt St. Kitts: Book between Wednesday and Nov. 29, 2023, and get 15% off all-inclusive rates on stays from Jan. 6 to April 3, 2024.
- Andaz Mexico City Condesa: The hotel is offering 25% off on all stays booked until Nov. 29, 2023, for travel through Aug. 31, 2024.
To book: Visit the Hyatt website.
Save up to 20% on more than 6,500 hotels around the globe with Marriott’s deals if you’re a Marriott Bonvoy member. Guests who aren’t members of the Marriott Bonvoy rewards program can save 15% on stays. However, it only takes a second to sign up to save that extra 5%. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to start earning and redeeming points that will count toward elite status.
Related: The award travelers guide to Marriott Bonvoy
To save 20% (Marriott Bonvoy members) or 15% (nonmembers), book from Tuesday through Nov. 28. The deal is valid for stays between Nov. 26, 2023, and Jan. 15, 2024.
To book: Visit Marriott Bonvoy Cyber Deals.
When you book a stay at either of these kid-friendly, all-inclusive, slime-covered resorts in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and Mexico’s Riviera Maya by Dec. 7, 2023, you can save up to 40% and earn up to $500 in resort credit to spend during your vacation. Bonus: These deals are good through Jan. 2, 2026, so you have plenty of time to plan your family vacation.
To book: Visit Nickelodeon Resorts.
Omni Hotels & Resorts
There are more than 50 Omni Hotels & Resorts properties around the country where you can save up to 40%, including two winter wonderland options in New Hampshire.
Here are a few additional ones we’re looking forward to checking out:
Book through Dec. 3, 2023, for stays through Feb. 28, 2024.
To book: Visit Omni Hotels & Resorts.
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
You can get 30% off the best available rate at this luxury brand, including properties like the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek in Texas and the Rosewood Little Dix Bay in the British Virgin Islands.
Here are some other great options to book:
Book from Friday through Nov. 28, 2023, and use the code CYBER23 for discounts (based on the length of stay) for trips through June 30, 2024.
To book: Visit Rosewood and use code CYBER23.
Get up to 30% off rates at all Virgin Hotels, including Virgin Hotels Chicago, Virgin Hotels Las Vegas and Virgin Hotels New Orleans.
There’s a long booking window through Dec. 31, 2023, for stays through the end of 2024.
To book: Visit Virgin Hotels.
Best cruise deals
Through Dec. 5, 2023, Celebrity Cruises is giving you 75% off a second cruise fare when you buy one at regular price for any voyage departing through April 30, 2026. Plus, through Wednesday, you’ll also receive as much as $600 in additional discounts ($150 per person for up to four people sharing a cabin).
Now through Dec. 1, 2023, you’ll save up to 30% on Holland America cruise fares for select voyages setting sail through 2025. The line is also rolling crew gratuities in with the price — a savings of more than $100 per person. You can also upgrade to the line’s “Have It All” premium package alongside the promotion, which includes Wi-Fi, beverage packages, specialty dining and shore excursions for a discounted rate.
Margaritaville at Sea
Margaritaville at Sea, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s partnership with Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville brand, is offering sailings from $89 per couple — less than $45 per person — for two-night sailings through Nov. 26. Additionally, anyone who books as part of the promotion will receive up to 30% off pre-booked shore excursions and dining, beverage and Wi-Fi packages.
This Black Friday, MSC Cruises passengers will have Wi-Fi and drinks included in the price they pay when they book a sailing by Nov. 24. Plus, they’ll receive up to $500 in onboard credit, based on cabin type. Kids sail free as the third and fourth passengers in a cabin when sharing it with two paying adults. This offer is applicable to cruises departing through 2024. Use promo code BLACK FRIDAY SALE when booking.
Princess Cruises is offering savings of up to 50% on cruise fares, 50% off deposits, and free third- and fourth-passenger fares when sharing a cabin with two full-fare passengers. This offer is available through Nov. 30, and it’s good on select sailings departing in 2024 and 2025. It can also be combined with the line’s Princess Plus and Princess Premier packages, which roll extras — like Wi-Fi, gratuities and beverage packages — into the cruise fares.
As part of its Early Access Black Friday Sale, family-friendly cruise line Royal Caribbean is discounting sailings by up to $700 and tossing in an additional 30% off for good measure when you book by Dec. 4. Kids 12 and younger sail free when they’re the third and fourth passengers in a cabin shared with two paying adults.
When you book select Seabourn sailings through summer 2024 as part of the line’s “Black Friday Sail,” you’ll get money off fares across the entire fleet, including expedition vessels Seabourn Venture and Seabourn Pursuit. Choose from the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Arctic, the Caribbean and other itineraries by Nov. 27, and you can look forward to a 50% reduced deposit, up to $2,000 per cabin in onboard credit (depending on room type) and a two-category Veranda Suite upgrade (subject to availability).
Best deals on travel products
Apple AirTags — $79.99 for a 4-pack (originally $99)
Apple AirTags are an absolute must-have if you travel regularly. They’re currently on sale for a pretty good discount with Amazon.
Apple AirPods — $189.99 for Apple AirPods Pro (originally $249), $79.99 for Apple AirPods (originally $129)
We’re currently seeing the lowest price we’ve ever seen on Amazon for the standard model of Apple AirPods (second generation), along with another considerable discount on Apple AirPods Pro (second generation).
Amazon Kindle Scribe — $304.99 (originally $419.99)
This Black Friday, Amazon has a great discount on the Kindle Scribe — its first Kindle and digital notebook all in one. It’s a perfect gift for any passionate bookworms looking to make the leap from analog to digital. (We love old-school books too, but a Kindle takes up far less space in your suitcase.)
Buy: Amazon Kindle Scribe for $304.99.
Epicka Universal Travel Adapter — $19.99 (originally $24.99)
One of the most popular devices featured on TPG, this international travel adapter can charge six devices at once and works in more than 150 countries, including the U.S., Canada, Japan, Ireland, the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, France and Germany. It might seem like a boring travel item, but you’d be surprised at how much of a lifesaver it is.
Buy: Epicka Universal Travel Adapter for $19.99.
Anker Portable Charger — $19.99 (originally $31.99)
Having a dead phone battery while you’re on the move can be a huge inconvenience. In terms of pet peeves, it’s probably up there with sitting next to someone on a flight who won’t respect the unwritten rules of the armrest. Keep your devices powered with a portable charger. This one from Anker is small and packs a powerful power punch — it can charge an iPhone 12 up to 50% in 30 minutes.
Buy: Anker Portable Charger for $19.99.
Away is having its biggest Black Friday sale ever, with 20% off all suitcases. You can stack this deal with the $20 discount you receive for being referred by someone with an Away bag.
Here’s a snapshot of some of its best offers:
American Tourister luggage
American Tourister is a great, reliable luggage brand. You can currently snag a great price on individual pieces and two-piece sets of the brand’s Stratum 2.0 hardside expandable luggage.
Veken 8 Set Packing Cubes — $16.98 (originally $29.99)
This set of eight packing cubes normally costs $29.99 but is now available for $16.99 in various colors. With an average customer review of 4.7 stars out of 5 across more than 11,000 ratings, these cubes are popular with users.
Buy: Veken 8 Set Packing Cubes for $16.98.
Gotdya Travel Pillow — $13.49 (originally $21.99)
This travel pillow from Gotdya is made with memory foam for extra comfort and has an ergonomic design to perfectly support your neck. The pillow’s shape helps keep your head from falling forward as you sleep.
Buy: Gotdya Travel Pillow for $13.49.
Kidde Battery-Powered Carbon Monoxide Detector — $17.21 (originally $27.99)
The Kidde battery-powered carbon monoxide detector runs on two AA batteries, which are included. No wiring is required, and you can mount the detector on a wall or set it on a tabletop. It’s also pretty compact at 4.5 inches by 1.5 inches by 2.75 inches. So, it shouldn’t take up a ton of space in your backpack while giving you that added security no matter where you stay.
Buy: Kidde Battery-Powered Carbon Monoxide Detector for $17.21.
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