TORONTO — More deals are coming in for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, as suppliers look to make the most of pent-up demand for travel.
We’re rounding up the industry’s top Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals throughout the week. Newly added on Nov. 26 are: Atlas Ocean Voyages, Avalon Waterways, Cosmos, Discovery Cove, Globus, TAFER Hotels, and TAP Air Portugal.
Air Canada’s Black Friday deals for Aeroplan Members include savings deals on flights and travel, hotel stays and car rentals and more. Through Nov. 28, Aeroplan members can save up to 20% on all destinations, plus get their share of 20 million bonus points for every booking. The travel window is Nov. 18, 2021 – June 30, 2022. Blackout dates are from Dec. 16, 2021 to Jan. 6, 2022, and from Feb. 26 to March 20, 2022. See aircanada.com/en-ca/black-friday#flights.
AIR CANADA VACATIONS
ACV is offering up to 40% off winter sun packages to Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America and flight and hotel packages to Hawaii, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando. The deals are available through Nov. 25, 2021 for travel February – October 2022. ACV also has Black Friday deals for Europe. See vacations.aircanada.com.
AMERICAN QUEEN VOYAGES
Select voyages in 2022 are available with up to 45% savings, when booked between Nov. 15 to Dec. 3, 2021 using the code FRIDAY at time of booking. The offer is applicable to new bookings only and cannot be combined with any other promotions. All-inclusive fares include shore excursions at every port (premium shore excursions available at additional cost), on-cruise entertainment, enrichment programs, and a one-night, pre-cruise hotel stay with free ground transfers between the hotel and vessel. See aqvoyages.com.
ATLAS OCEAN VOYAGES
From Nov. 26-30, 2021, Atlas is offering complimentary roundtrip, intercontinental business class air travel for all new deposited suite bookings, or 20% savings for all new deposited stateroom bookings made aboard Atlas voyages departing from March 1 through Sept. 30, 2022 (based on availability). Travellers can choose from 29 voyages in Antarctica and the Arctic, South America, the Mediterranean, British Isles and Northern Europe, and Iceland and Greenland aboard the newly launched World Navigator and World Traveller, launching in July 2022. Clients must mention code BLKFRI21 at time of booking. For more details call 1-844-442-8527.
Avalon is offering free pre-paid gratuities on Avalon 2022 Europe cruises (excluding Groups, Charters & TBA space – groups already receive the GAP, which includes free PPGs). This offer runs from Nov. 24-30, 2021, is combinable with Welcome Back Credits, Peace of Mind Credits and applicable consumer brand promotions, and applies to new 2022 bookings only. Guests who are previously booked likely received better pricing/promotions on their cruise.
Plus, launching today, Nov. 26 is a new BOGO promotion on select Europe sailings. When booked between Nov. 26-29, 2021, guests will save 50% per person on select Avalon Waterways Europe departures including French-speaking cruises.
Azamara guests will save 20% and receive $1,000 of onboard credit plus an upgraded premium beverage package for two when booking from Nov. 19-Dec. 3, 2021. The offer is available for all staterooms on select voyages from Nov. 21, 2021 to May 5, 2023. The Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale is only valid in North America; no promotion code is needed. Go to www.azamara.com for more details.
BAY GARDENS RESORTS
Located in Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia, Bay Gardens Resorts has launched its biggest Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale ever, with savings of up to 50% off accommodations on all room categories. The promotion is valid for new bookings made by Nov. 29, for travel now to Dec. 19, 2022.
The offer includes: welcome cocktail on arrival; two Kids Stay and Eat for FREE; US$150 Resort Credit to spend on Food & Beverage and Spa Services (5-night minimum stay required); complimentary Wi-Fi; bottled water in room on arrival; complimentary shuttle between the Bay Gardens properties only; complimentary non-motorized water sports activities; and unlimited complimentary passes to Splash Island Water Park.
For more information go to https://www.baygardensresorts.com/specials/black-friday.
Brendan Vacations, part of The Travel Corporation, is offering Cyber Sale savings of up to $200 off per person on Ireland and Scotland independent trips, for travel in 2022, when booked with deposit by Nov. 30, 2021. Brendan Vacations offers Chauffeur and Lux Self-Drive holidays in Scotland and Ireland that are fully customizable and include accommodations. Also available are Self-Drive and Locally Hosted Rail journeys. For more information go to brendanvacations.com/activity/black-friday-travel-sale/.
Celebrity cruises booked by Nov. 30, 2021 will receive 50% off a second guest’s fare, as well as up to US$300 onboard credit (tiered to the length of the cruise). This Black Friday/Cyber Monday offer can be applied to sailings (excluding Galapagos) departing Dec. 18, 2021 – March 31, 2023. The cruise line also has an additional offer for Caribbean sailings between Dec. 18-27, 2021: if clients book an ‘always included’ sailing within the above Black Friday window, they are eligible for up to an additional $200 onboard credit.
Club Med’s Black Friday offer includes savings of up to 60% at a selection of all-inclusive sun and ski resorts. The sale applies to booking made through Nov. 29, 2021 at participating resorts that include Punta Cana, Michès Playa Esmeralda, Cancun, and Turks and Caicos. Blackout dates apply. The offer includes 55% off Superior Room bookings and 60% off Deluxe and Suite Room bookings. Kids under four years old can stay for free at Club Med family destinations. Children 4-11 can stay at 50% off the adult price, while kids 12-15 can stay at 20% off the adult price. Club Med’s flexible cancellation policy allows guests to cancel for free.
With Collette’s Black Friday sale, clients can save up to 20% off tours worldwide. Running from now through Cyber Monday, the offer is valid on new retail bookings only made between Nov. 22-30, 2021, for travel Jan. 1, 2022 – March 31, 2023. Use offer code SAVEBIG21 at time of booking.
The sale is part of Collette’s travel professional incentive program, which runs until Feb. 28, 2022, for departures through 2022. Agents qualify for the program by making five new bookings with a minimum of one Oberammergau booking for 2022 travel (double or single), after which they will receive $500. Those who make 10 total new bookings with a minimum of two Oberammergau bookings and five domestic bookings for 2022 travel, or 10 Oberammergau bookings, will receive $1,500.
These incentives will be paid within 30 days following the quarter that the qualifying bookings have travelled. A booking is defined as a minimum of two full-paying passengers in a double room, or a single passenger in a single room. All payments are payable per agent; bookings cannot be combined with other agency bookings and are not valid on existing bookings.
As part of Cyber Week, Contiki is offering up to 30% off worldwide vacations for 2022, when booked between Nov. 23-30, 2021. The sale includes trips to all destinations in Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Canada. Sample itineraries include ‘Southern Africa Safari,’ ‘European Escape,’ ‘Canada’s West Coast.’ As of Jan. 1, 2022, Contiki will be 100% carbon neutral. For more information go to contiki.com/ca/en/activity/black-friday.
Cosmos is offering $50 per person on Cosmos Europe 2022 tours, when booked between Nov. 24-30, 2021 (excludes TBA space). Groups that name/deposit during the promotion window can receive the promotion, which is combinable with Welcome Back Credits and Peace of Mind Credits. Offer applies to new 2022 bookings only.
Costsaver is celebrating Black Friday with savings of up to 20% off select 2022 departures when booked between Nov. 12-30, 2021. The offer applies to new bookings only. For more details go to www.costsavertour.com/blackfriday.
Discovery Cove in Orlando is offering savings of up to 50% off reservations as part of its biggest sale of the year. The offer runs until midnight on Nov. 26, 2021, for travel through Dec. 31, 2022. New this year is the addition of special savings of 30% on luxury day beds and up to 30% savings on the ‘SeaVenture’ underwater walking tour during which guests come face-to-fin with tropical fish and rays in The Grand Reef. For added reassurance, the ‘Book with CONFIDENCE’ policy allows guests to cancel more than 30 days prior to their reservation date and receive a 100% refund. For more details go to www.DiscoveryCove.com.
GRAND PALLADIUM HOTELS & RESORTS & TRS HOTELS
Travellers can save up to 57% plus receive a US$1,500 resort credit at Grand Palladium Hotels & Resorts and the adults-only TRS Hotels. The booking window runs from Nov. 18-Dec. 5, 2021, for travel from Nov. 19, 2021 to Jan. 1, 2023. To book go to https://www.palladiumhotelgroup.com/es.
Hotels include: Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort & Spa (Cancun); Grand Palladium White Sand Resort & Spa (Riviera Maya); Grand Palladium Kantenah Resort & Spa (Riviera Maya); Grand Palladium Colonial Resort & spa (Riviera Maya); Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa (Riviera Nayarit); Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites Resort & Spa (Punta Cana); Grand Palladium Punta Cana Resort & Spa (Punta Cana); Grand Palladium Palace Resort Spa & Casino (Punta Cana); Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort & Spa (Montego Bay); Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa (Montego Bay); TRS Cap Cana Hotel (Cap Cana); TRS Turquesa Hotel (Punta Cana); TRS Coral Hotel (Cancun); and TRS Yucatan Hotel (Riviera Maya).
Globus is offering free pre-paid gratuities on select Globus 2022 Europe tours when booked between Nov. 24-30, 2021. The offer excludes Globus Escapes, Custom, Sole Use, Private Touring and TBA space. Groups that name/deposit during the promotion window are eligible for the promotion. The offer is combinable with Welcome Back Credits, Peace of Mind Credits, and applicable consumer brand promotions (Globus Europe $300 off per person + $100 Air Credit for air-inclusive bookings). The offer applies to new 2022 bookings only. Majority of bookings received better offer (10% + better pricing).
Insight is offering up to 20% off select departures for 2022 holidays when booked by Nov. 30, 2021. For more information go to https://www.insightvacations.com/en-ca/black-friday-sale.
Le Boat’s Black Friday deals this year run from Nov. 25 to Dec. 1 and include savings up to 25% on 2022 France and Canada boat rental vacations. The offers apply to new bookings only, when booked before Dec. 1, 2021.
Pay in full to receive:
- A 25% saving on France boat rental vacations, for travel anytime in 2022 (valid on all boat types except Horizon boats)
- A 25% savings on Canada-Rideau Canal boat rental vacations, for travel May 20-June 17, 2022 on Horizon Cruisers
- A 10% savings on Canada-Rideau Canal boat rental vacations, for travel June 18-Oct. 10, 2022 on Horizon Cruisers
Pay just a deposit to receive:
- A savings of 20% off France holidays, for travel anytime in 2022 (valid on all boat types except Horizon boats)
- A savings of 20% off Canada-Rideau Canal holidays, for travel between May 20 and June 17, 2022 on Horizon Cruisers
- A savings of 5% off Canada-Rideau Canal holidays, for travel between June 18-Oct. 10, 2022 on Horizon Cruisers
The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has launched a dedicated webpage highlighting all of the destination’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals. Now live, the site features more than 30 resort, villa and tour offers at up to 60% off, with many valid for travel throughout 2022. Deals include discounts on room rates, hotel upgrades, resort credits, Pitons cruises, cultural tours, nature tours, photo expeditions and more.
A sampling of deals includes: up to 50% off at Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort; complimentary nights at Villa Atlantis; 30% off rates and $100 resort credit at The Landings resort and Spa; up to 48% off all Studio Rooms at Marigot Beach Club & Dive Resort; and a 10% discount for groups of four or more at Splash Island Water Park.
Go to https://www.stlucia.org/en/cyber-monday-specials/ to view all deals.
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday bookending its 40th anniversary this weekend on Nov. 27, Sandals Resorts is offering incredible rates of US$400 per couple, per night, for a limited time. Limited to only 40 rooms per night, per resort, the sale is available exclusively at three resorts: Sandals Royal Bahamian, Sandals Ochi Beach Resort, and Sandals Halcyon Beach.
The first 40 rooms booked at qualifying resorts between Nov. 26-29, 2021, for travel between July 31-Oct. 2, 2022 with a minimum seven-night stay, will be eligible to receive the special rate. The sale is not combinable with any other promotions or discounts, and is valid strictly on Run of House (room categories will not be pre-assigned or guaranteed).
Call Inside Sales at 1-800-545-8283 for more information.
Scenic has new Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for the Canadian market. Clients booking one of numerous selected sailings on Scenic’s most popular 2022 Europe and Russian river cruise itineraries can get flights that range from free to $495 or can fly premium economy for just $695 if booked by Dec. 5, 2021. Scenic is also offering 2-for-1 business class airfare and up to 20% off the cruise fare for sailings along the coasts of North, Central and South America aboard Scenic Eclipse in 2022, when the booking is made and paid in full by Dec. 15, 2021. Additional information can be found at www.scenic.ca/offers/blackfriday for rivers and www.scenic.ca/offers/ultra-luxury-cruising for oceans.
SONESTA RESORTS SINT MAARTEN
Sonesta Resorts Sint Maarten has launched its biggest Black Friday Sale ever, with up to 50% off bookings at the family-friendly Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa and the adults-only Sonesta Ocean Point Resort. Rates at Sonesta Maho Beach start at US$245 while Sonesta Ocean Point start at $420, per room, all inclusive, based on double occupancy and a minimum three nights (excludes holidays and blackout periods). Bookings must be made between now through Nov. 28, 2021, for travel now through Dec. 23, 2022. Quote promo code BFSALE.
For more information go to Sonesta.com/sintmaarten/blackfridaysale.
Sunwing’s annual Black Friday Sale is now in full swing, offering savings of up to 40% on all inclusive vacation packages, including popular winter departures, with zero change fees* up to seven days prior to departure and free COVID-19 emergency medical coverage on applicable packages booked by Dec. 6, 2021, for travel Nov. 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022. The tour operator aims to make the planning process as seamless as possible with travel requirements made easy including listing Easy Entry destinations and On-Site PCR Testing icons on Sunwing.ca.
TAFER HOTELS & RESORTS
This year, TAFER Hotels & Resorts’ Garza Blanca Los Cabos and Garza Blanca Cancun are offering significant savings for Black Friday. The sale runs until Cyber Monday, Nov. 28. Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Los Cabos is offering up to 50% discounts on bookings made for a two-or-more-bedroom suite with a minimum of five nights, which include daily breakfast, kids eat and stay free, resort credit and a complimentary one-way airport transfer.
Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Cancun is offering up to 34% discounts on bookings made for a two-or-more-bedroom suite with a minimum of five nights, which also includes daily breakfast, kids eat and stay free, resort credit and a complimentary one-way airport transfer.
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
TAP is offering a 20% discount on all destinations throughout its global network from Nov. 26-30, 2021. The discount is good for all purchases except Discount and Executive fares, for travel between Jan. 16 and May 31, 2022 (except for blackout dates between Feb. 20 and March 12, 2022 and April 1-25, 2022). For more information go to https://www.flytap.com/en-pt/promo/black-friday-21.
Trafalgar is offering clients up to 20% off select 2022 departures booked through Nov. 30, 2021. For more information and a complete list of deals see trafalgar.com/blackfriday.
Transat’s Black Friday promotion is valid on new individual bookings made by Nov. 28, 2021. The sale applies to South packages as well as flights to the South, Florida and Europe, for travel Dec. 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022. Exceptions apply. For more details, check out airtransat.com and transat.com.
TRUMP INTERNATIONAL BEACH RESORT MIAMI
Located on Sunny Isles Beach, Trump International Beach Resort Miami is offering up to 35% off nightly rates, plus a US$100 resort credit on stays of four nights or longer. This offer is valid on new reservations made between Nov. 18 and Dec. 2, 2021, for travel through Dec. 2, 2022. Use promo code DTHANK. Reservations can be cancelled at no charge up to seven days prior to arrival. For more information call 1-855-672-2622 or go to www.trumpmiami.com.
TruTravels is offering up to 40% off all departures in 2021 and 2022 with its Black Friday Sale. Departures must take place before Dec. 31, 2022. The sale runs through Nov. 29, 2021 and includes its new travel styles FitVentures, Flashpacker and SailVentures, as well as Classic tours. See trutravels.com/black-friday-weekend.
Clients can save up to $7,000 per person on select 2022 voyages with Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection when booked and paid in full by Nov. 30, 2021. For more information see uniworld.com/ca/current-offers/2022-picture-perfect or contact the reservations team at 1-800-733-7820.