BACK IN BLACK II: Updated Black Friday travel offers

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Friday – Black Friday – is now considered the biggest shopping day of the year (ahead of Boxing Day), and it’s hard to find a travel supplier that isn’t eager to try to make the most of the extravaganza. Last week, we published of some of this year’s best travel deals – some having offered pre-access to travel advisors; here’s an updated list with more offers, all in displayed in a (no pun) one-stop shop.

Expedia TAAP (NEW)

Expedia Group has announced its biggest Expedia TAAP sales event of the year, having negotiated at least 30% off thousands of hotels worldwide. The Black Friday deals apply to bookings made by Nov. 29, and are valid for travel through Dec. 31, 2024.

Air Canada/ACV (NEW)

The airline’s two-in-one Black Friday offers savings on destinations worldwide, plus a share of 50 million Aeroplan bonus points. Through Nov. 26.

Meanwhile, Air Canada Vacations clients can save up to 40% on select vacation packages to Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America; and select Flight & Hotel packages to Hawaii, Orlando, California, Las Vegas, and more. Travel window is Feb. 1 to April 30, 2024.

Westjet (NEW)

 When booking by Nov. 26 (for travel by June 20, 2024), WestJet passengers will find various flights on sale for less than $99 (while supplies last).

 Sunwing (NEW)

Sunwing Vacations’ Black Friday Sale offers clients up to $1,500 in savings per pair on hundreds of all-inclusive vacations across its southern destinations. Bookings must be made by Nov. 26 for travel between Dec. 14 and April 30, 2024. Some terms and conditions.


Transat and Air Transat’s Black Friday mega sale (started Nov. 14) features up to $1,000 off packages for two people and up to 100,000 roundtrip flights on sale. The sale applies to flights to Europe, the South, the US and elsewhere in Canada, as well as South and Europe packages. The offer is valid on individual bookings made by Nov. 26 for travel before June 30, 2024. Conditions apply. Sample rates include the Grand Muthu Cayo Santa Maria 4* (Santa Clara, Cuba) starting at $899 (from Ontario) and flights to Orlando starting at $297 from Montreal or $335 from Quebec City. Plus, travel advisors get 5X BONBON per booking, which means $5 per flight and $25 per package.

Contiki (NEW)

Contiki is celebrating the cyber holidays with savings of up to 25% off on 60-plus trips across six continents. On-sale trips include over CAD$500 off the brand-new South Korean Soul tour and the latest Africa addition, the Sea, Safari and South Africa trip, plus adventures such as the European Discovery and Italian Escape. The sale ends Nov. 30.

Insight Vacations (NEW)

From Morrocco to Central Europe, savings of up to 15% off on select 2024 itineraries are available when booked by Dec. 5. See the web site for qualifying itineraries.

Costsaver (NEW)

Costsaver is offering up to 15% off a selection of 2024 itineraries across the world when booked now through Dec. 5. More details are available on the Costsaver web site.

Trafalgar (NEW)

Check the tour operator’s web site for Black Friday travel deals available through Dec. 5.

Brendan Vacations (NEW)

Celtic travel specialists Brendan Vacations are offing clients a bonus of US$250 off p.p. for Private Chauffeur and Lux Self Drive trips or US$200 off p.p. on Self Drive and Locally Hosted Rail experiences, as well as 10% off of all guided itineraries. Through Dec. 5.

G Adventures

The tour operator’s month-long Cyber Sale continues until Nov. 30 with up to 30% off departures through the end of April, 2024.

 Collette (NEW)

Collette’s Black Friday sale, featuring 20% off, continues through Nov. 28 for travel in 2024 until April 20, 2025. Use offer code TRAVEL2023. A special focus has been places on Switzerland with travellers able to save up to 15% and receive a $150 gift card when booking departures for dates ranging from June 1 through 31 Aug. 31 2024, on either “Discover Switzerland, Austria, & Bavaria” or “Switzerland: Hidden Trails & Majestic Peaks.”

Globus family of bands

The Globus family of brands unveiled ‘12 days of Black Friday’ deals with over a dozen ways to find “big savings” on vacations. Globus deals include up to $1,300/couple on tours while, Avalon Waterways also offers include $700 off, plus free air and gratuities on select cruises. Booking deadlines vary but are generally Nov. 28 for Globus and the end of the year for Avalon. Check the website.


Client can save up to 20% on trips to more than 100 destinations when booked between Nov. 20 and Dec. 4.

Rocky Mountaineer

A first-ever Black Friday sale from Rocky Mountaineer offers couples up to $2,000 off on US routes and $1,500 on Canadian ones, for travel dates of six or more nights in 2024. Visit for details. The offer is in effect until Dec. 4.


Club Med

Club Med (NEW)

Up to 50% off upcoming winter, spring, or summer getaways at Club Med resorts in the Caribbean, Mexico, and Canada are available when booked through Nov. 29. The deal includes 50% off Deluxe and Suite Rooms and additional perks include $500 Instant Credit and free stays for kids under 4.

Aqua-Aston Hospitality (NEW)

Clients can save 20% off at Aqua-Aston Hospitality’s 25-plus properties on Oahu, Kauai, Maui, and Hawaii Island, such as Aston Kaanapali Shores, Aston Waikiki Beach Tower, Aston at the Whaler on Kaanapali Beach and more. The sale is in effect through Nov. 28 for travel by Dec. 20. Use promo code CYBERSALE.

Karisma Hotels & Resorts

Karisma Hotels & Resorts’ Black Friday Sale offers savings of up to 70% and $1,000 in resort credits on stays at properties in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and Belize. Available for booking through Dec. 7 for travel all the way through Jan. 2, 2026, brands and hotels include Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts (photo below), Margaritaville Island Reserve® Resorts, Margaritaville Beach Resort Ambergris Caye, Belize, Azul Beach Resorts, and Karisma Villas. Karisma Insider members can also revel in additional discounts.

Viva Resorts by Wyndham

Viva Resorts by Wyndham’s Black Friday/Cyber Week features a ‘Buy One, Get One Free’ offer enabling a second guest stays for free when accompanied by a full-paying adult, based on double occupancy. The offer is valid at participating Viva Resorts by Wyndham for travel throughout the entire year of 2024. (Excludes Viva Dominicus Beach Wyndham and Viva Dominicus Palace Wyndham).

Blue Diamond Resorts

Blue Diamond Resorts rings in the holiday season Black Friday savings of up to 20% off at Royalton Luxury Resorts, Royalton CHIC Resorts, Hideaway at Royalton Resorts, Planet Hollywood Beach Resorts and Mystique by Royalton brands. Bookings must be made by Dec. 1 for travel through Dec. 23.

West Hollywood hotels (NEW)

Over a dozen hotels in West Hollywood, Ca., are offering Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. For a list a participating venues and offers, click HERE. 

NoMo SoHo, NYC (NEW)

Located in the heart of New York City’s SoHo neighbourhood, NoMo SoHo’s is offering 30% off room rates for stays until Dec. 31, 2024, when booked by Dec. 1.  To book, sign up for NoMo SoHo’s newsletter at .

Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas (NEW)

Atlantis Paradise Island has a Cyber Week Sale offering guests a 5th Night Free (20% savings on 5-plus) plus a US$250 Resort Credit per stay when booked by Dec. 1 for stays from Jan. 2 through Nov. 30, 2024. Guests can save even more when adding on the Beverage or Marine Adventure Experience Credits to their reservations. For every $100 purchased, an additional $20 is added.


Cunard (NEW)

New voyage bookings on all of Cunard’s Queens – flagship Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth, and their newest ship launching in May, Queen Anne – through Dec. 4 will qualify for 40% off, plus an onboard credit up to $1,000 per stateroom. Various itineraries include the brand’s signature Transatlantic Crossing, plus Alaska, the Norwegian Fjords, and more.

Virgin Voyages (NEW)

Through Nov. 30, VV’S Black Friday-Cyber Monday-Travel Tuesday offer gives travellers 30% off all voyages until the end of 2024 plus a bar tab of US$600 for sailings of 7-plus nights, $300 for sailings 4-6 nights or $125 for sailings 3 nights or less.

European Waterways (NEW)

The Black Friday Special gives 25% off on whole boat charters on two of EW’s popular hotel barge cruises in France. The specials are good for the April 7, 2024, departure of the 12-passenger La Belle Epoque in Burgundy and the March 31, 2024, departure of the eight-passenger Enchanté on the Canal du Midi. The Black Friday Special is valid only when booked between Nov. 24 and Dec. 1, 2023, and subject to availability.


Touted as its best deal of the year, Norwegian Cruise Line’s Black Friday Sale provides travellers 50% off all cruises on all ships, including the recently announced Norwegian Aqua, which makes its debut in 2025. In addition, the promotion can be combined with the Company’s ‘Free at Sea’ where travelers can choose up to six free perks including: unlimited open bar, roundtrip airfare for the second guest, specialty dining, shore excursion credits, Wi-Fi, and discounted rates for the 3rd and 4th guest

Quark Expeditions

Polar adventure specialist Quark Expeditions’ Black Friday Sale is in effect through Nov. 27 and offers up to 50% on select Antarctic 2023/24 voyages and 40% on Arctic 2024 voyages. An additional 10% savings on Arctic 24 and Antarctic 24/25 voyages is available for clients paying in full at time of booking. Other sales features include a free cabin upgrade on select Antarctic 24/25 departures, and up to 30% on all other seasons. Remaining births for the voyages are expected to sell out fast.

American Queen Voyages

AQV travellers can save up to US$2,500 per stateroom plus receive roundtrip air on select 2024 voyages when sailing on American Queen, American Countess and American Empress on the Lower Mississippi, Upper Mississippi, Ohio, Snake and Columbia rivers. Deals, available through Nov. 27 for select 2024 voyages, can be found on the special offers page at

Le Boat

Le Boat, a leading provider of private, boating experiences, is offering Black Friday savings of up to 25% on France boat rental vacations and 20% on Canadian rentals (Rideau Canal, Trent-Severan Waterway). Applicable to new rentals of seven or more nights with travel dates in 2024, the offer must be booked by Nov. 28. Visit

 Oceania Cruises

Dubbed its ‘Best-Ever Black Friday Sale,’ Oceania Cruises is offering savings of up to US$5,400 per stateroom on more than 100 global voyages in 2024.  The limited-time offer is valid on bookings made by Dec. 5. Itineraries range from seven to 34 days across the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and South America.

Variety Cruises

Boutique cruise company Variety Cruises’ Black Friday sales offers discounts up to 60% or no SGL supplement, valid on select itineraries in the Seychelles, Tahiti, Cape Verde, West Africa, and Greece. Use the code “2023 BLACK FRIDAY” when emailing requests to

First published at Travel Industry Today


First published at – Global Travel News