Black Friday Roundup: Azamara, Cathay Pacific and more

Black Friday Roundup: Trafalgar, Holland America, Le Boat & more

TORONTO — The countdown to Black Friday continues with more deals and offers from top suppliers.

Today’s roundup includes Costsaver, Trafalgar, Holland America Line, Le Boat and Toronto’s Chelsea Hotel.


This Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Canadians who request a free quote from Costsaver will receive a $200 travel credit to put towards their upcoming travels. Sample itineraries include the seven-day ‘Costa Rica Adventure’, the ultimate jungle experience, and the 13-day ‘Highlights of France’, which highlights fairy tale palaces and historic villages. This offer runs from Nov. 25 to Dec. 17, 2020. Clients can secure their 2021 and 2022 travels with a $99 flexible deposit; if they change their mind within 30 days of booking, a full refund will be applied.


Travellers can save up to $650 per person on all 2021 ‘Best of’ Trafalgar tours departing April 1, 2021 to Dec. 31, 2021. Top tours up for grabs include the 13-day ‘Best of Italy’ journey that visits such picturesque sites as Vatican City, Trevi Fountain and the Colosseum. Also available is the 10-day ‘Best of Ireland’ trip and the nine-day ‘Best of Eastern Canada’ tour. This offer runs from Nov. 25 to Dec. 8, 2020. Clients can look in their trip next year with a $99 flexible deposit; if they change their mind within 30 days of booking, a full refund will be applied.


Holland America Line’s Black Friday Sale runs from Nov 25 through Dec. 1, 2020 and includes a free Wi-Fi package for all new bookings and a special bonus gift card with all gift card purchases. The free Premium Internet Package is available for the first and second guests in any stateroom category for winter 2021 through summer 2022 itineraries (excluding Grand Voyages). Plus, cruisers who purchase a US$500 gift card will receive an additional $50 bonus gift card ($1,000 gift card comes with a $100 bonus card, and the purchase of two $1,000 gift cards means a $200 gift card bonus). To make the deal even sweeter, guests who make a reservation under the Black Friday Sale can purchase gift cards and apply them to the booking for even more savings.

Holland America’s Black Friday Sale also combines with its ‘Save Now, Cruise Later’ promotion, which includes low fares for third and fourth guests in non-suite staterooms. Travellers who book a cruise (excluding Grand Voyages) or an Alaska Land+Sea Journey departing through spring 2022 also receive the following perks in addition to the free Wi-Fi:

  • Signature Beverage Package
  • Complimentary gratuities
  • Signature Dining Package, which includes one evening in both Pinnacle Grill and Canaletto specialty restaurants
  • 50% reduced deposits

Bookings under the ‘Save Now, Cruise Later’ promotion must be made by Dec. 8, 2020, however, to combine with the Black Friday Sale they must be made by Dec. 1.


Le Boat’s private luxury houseboat getaways in 2021 and 2022 are on sale at up to 25% off beginning Nov. 25 until midnight on Dec. 1. Clients can save up to 25% on boat rentals in France and up to 15% in other destinations. Full details can be found here.

To inspire travel confidence, Le Boat is waiving all change fees to allow clients to easily make adjustments to their booking, travel dates or boat size. It is also guaranteeing a cash refund should a client have to cancel a trip due to the pandemic. Additionally, as part of its Go Boating with Confidence policy, it has partnered with Allianz Global Assistance to offer boaters the necessary travel insurance advice and products. More information can be found here.


Toronto’ Chelsea Hotel has two attractive deals on offer for Black Friday. First, the ‘Room Only From $99’ offer includes early check-in and late checkout, free Wi-Fi and attraction discounts (check ahead since operations change). A one-night non-refundable deposit it taken at time of booking.

Second, the ‘Cyber-Package from $139’ offer includes free parking, one large pizza, 15% F&B discount, early check-in and late checkout, free Wi-Fi and attraction discounts. A one-night non-refundable deposit is also taken at time of booking.

Clients can book either deal up to Dec. 1, 2020, for stays between Dec. 1, 2020 to Sept. 30, 2021. Offers are subject to availability and are subject to change without notice throughout the pandemic. Guests are encouraged to check for updates.

Those booking a gift can contact the reservations department at

Yesterday’s roundup of Black Friday deals included those from Insight Vacations, Contiki, Brendan Vacations, Sunwing, Marriott, Club Med, Air Canada Vacations, Air Canada and Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts. Click here to view the deals.

Travelweek is rounding up the latest offers every day this week leading up to the weekend.

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