We’ve rounded up some of the best discounts from major travel providers this holiday season.
As you wake up from yet another turkey-induced coma, you might not want to be busting any doors at your local department store on Black Friday. In fact, you might want to move as little as possible, and for this reason shopping online might seem more appealing to you. If you can muster up a few steps to your computer, then Cyber Monday is for you, and travel is the only thing you spend money on that makes you richer, they say.
Aer Lingus is promoting Black Flyday by offering €50 to €100 off per round-trip flight from Ireland to the East Coast and the West Coast of the United States, respectively. The special offer doesn’t need a promo code and is available for travel between Jan. 8 and March 22. You must book your trip by November 28.
Air Canada is running a Black Friday sale of its own to worldwide destinations. Simply choose your departure city from the dropdown menu, and view available destinations. Travel dates vary depending on the city pair, and some departure cities have more options than others. You must book your flights by November 25 to take advantage of the deals.
Hong Kong-based airline is not missing out on American Thanksgiving traditions and offering discounted fares to passengers traveling in all classes of service. You can save as much as $500 on premium economy flights and $1,000 on business-class flights by entering promo code HOLIDAY at checkout. You must redeem the promo code by November 27 and travel between January 1 and May 15.
JetBlue Airways is running a sale on JetBlue Vacations packages. You can save $150 on air and hotel packages by using promo code GRAVYBABY at checkout before November 25. There’s a requirement of spending at least $1,750 and you must travel between November 15, 2018, and September 3, 2019.
Europe’s low-cost airline Norwegian Air is encouraging travelers to start new Thanksgiving traditions and offering budget flights to many European destinations. You don’t need any promo codes to access these affordable fares. Simply go to the airline’s landing page and find a route to your liking.
South African Airways
South African Airways is running a deal on flights from the United States to South Africa. For a limited time, round-trip tickets in economy from one of the U.S. cities served by the carrier, New York City (JFK) or Washington (IAD), to Johannesburg start at $699. You must purchase these flights by Nov. 27 and travel between Jan. 10 and March 31. Your trip must include a Sunday stay, and you must return no later than April 7.
This small-group travel provider is offering a discount of 10 to 35 percent on more than 500 land tours and activities. G Adventures lets you pick a tour by country, continent, length of trip or price point. With lots of options to choose from, you won’t run out of places to visit. To receive the discount, book an adventure by Nov. 26.
Another adventure travel company, Intrepid Travel is offering 20 percent on all tours, including food trips, active trips, cycling and trekking trips, family trips and others. The eight-dale sale starts Nov. 23 and features more than 1,000 adventures for every kind of traveler going on an adventure between Jan. 15 and Dec. 15.
This travel operator is offering buy one, get one free on select cruise itineraries. Yes, this means that you and your loved one can join one of Peregrine’s Asia Adventure Cruises for the price of one traveler. Only December, January and February departures qualify for the BOGO rate, but if the dates work, you can save at least $3,020 on your trip. To view eligible cruises and make a booking, visit the offer page.
Online Travel Agencies
Expedia kicks off its Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale on Nov. 23. To get the best deals, such as a $100 coupon on flights of $200 or more, a $500 coupon on vacation packages of $1,000 or more and 75-percent off coupons on select hotel stays, download the Expedia mobile app, check the linked page above and use the discounts in the app. The sale will last through Nov. 26, but you have to be fast—coupon codes are available on the first-come basis and refresh every hour.
Are you up for a gamble? Then the scratch-off game on Hotels.com is just for you. You can play between Nov. 23 and Nov. 26 (ends at midnight your local time) and win a discount of up to 99 percent off your stay! Other possible winnings are 7 percent, 8 percent and 10 percent off. Keep in mind that you have to use the discount during those four days to save on your hotel stay, so you better get planning. And if you win the big discount, the cap is set at $1,000.
Yet another OTA is running a special this weekend. Shop on the website between 8 p.m. Pacific Time on Nov. 25 and 11 p.m. Pacific Time on Nov. 26 and get yourself a discount on a hotel stay. You can save $10 on a booking of at least $100, $40 on a booking of at least $300 and $75 on a booking of at least $500 by using promo code TREATYOURSELF when completing your purchase.
On Nov. 27, for six hours only, you can use coupon code CYBERSAVE22 on an eligible stand-alone hotel booking with Orbitz. You must make your booking between 3:01 p.m. Central Time and 8:59 p.m. Central Time for the code to work. You can use the coupon code once per customer, and the saving is capped at $150 per booking.
Another promo code you can use is MONDAY18. That code will be valid from 12:01 a.m. Central Time to 11:59 p.m. Central Time also on Nov. 27. You can use the promo code twice per customer and save up to $150 per booking.
If you’re a subscriber to Priceline’s newsletter, you can score some extra discounts. On Nov. 23 and Nov. 26, mailing list subscribers will start receiving coupon codes for up to 99 percent discounts on hotel stays. Not all recipients will receive the same discounts, only 1,000 of them to be exact, but it doesn’t hurt to sign up for the alerts proactively.
Travel company Cheap Caribbean is selling vacation packages to the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico at a discount of up to 70 percent. Destinations include Bahamas, Cancun, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Los Cabos. Make sure to book your all-inclusive vacation package by Nov. 26 for select dates through May 2019.
Westin Los Cabos Resort Villas & Spa
Keep the margaritas coming at the Westin Los Cabos Resort Villas & Spa! Guests who book a stay of at least three nights can enjoy a $50 resort credit and receive a 35-percent discount off the best available rates. To receive the discount, use promo code TRVLDEAL when booking online or over the phone. You must book your room by Nov. 26 and travel through June 30.