28 Black Friday Deals: Hotels, Airfare and Cruises: Enjoy Discounts of up to 50%

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Thanksgiving is tomorrow—and while you probably think you’re too busy prepping to hang out a minute longer on the Internet, we’re going to have to stop you right there. Black Friday deals are appearing all the time. While you might not be interested in adding another item to your list, it’s a good idea to book 2023 travel while prices are still low. Here, you’ll find sales from a number of hotels, cruise lines, and airlines—including some Readers’ Choice Award winners. Some sales last well into December. Other sales apply to the next two-months of travel. This makes them ideal for last-minute holiday plans and gifting the gift of travel. 

No matter if you are booking now or later there are many great deals on everything from domestic hotels and far-off cruise itineraries. Scroll down to see more deals, or use the links to jump to specific sections.

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Itineraries for Hurtigruten’s MS Roald Amundsen Black Friday sale by the cruise line includes them.

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Hurtigruten Expeditions

Hurtigruten has increased its commitment towards sustainability by launching two hybrid-powered ships (the MS) in recent years. Roald Amundsen MS Fridtjof Nansen). Black Friday is the best time to take advantage of expedition cruises from this line. Highlights of Antarctica tours are now available for $7,447, which is less than $11,000 previously. A Galapagos Island expedition costs $7,219, which was $10,900 before.

Atlas Voyages

Atlas Voyages, a yacht-style cruise company, is offering a great opportunity to book a trip. Voyages booked before November 29th will receive a maximum of $1000 in air credit and a 50% off deposit. The second guest will sail for no charge. This deal is valid for cruises that sail from April to October 2023 to destinations such as the Arctic, Norwegian Fjords and British Isles.

Seabourn has huge discounts up to November 30

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Seabourn Cruise Line 

Seabourn recently won Readers’ Choice Awards for both medium and small ships—and select sailings through next summer are now on sale. Passengers can save up to 15% on selected voyages. This means that they will be able to save an average $3,000 per suite. This sale will run through December 5. There are tons of amazing itineraries available, including a cruise around Greece and one that takes in the Panama Canal, with stops in Colombia or Costa Rica. 

Celebrity Cruises

Are you looking to sail on one the most advanced vessels? Take a look at the Celebrity Apex. For Black Friday, the ship, along with the rest of Celebrity cruise ships, is offering major discounts on sailings between December 2, 2022, and April 30, 2025—the largest booking window we’ve seen. Benefits include a 75 percent discount on a second guest, up $800 per stateroom and an up to $1800 per stateroom onboard credit. You’ll find plenty of options for sailing in Europe and the Caribbean. We recommend booking a tour through France and the Italian Riviera next summer. 


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The U.S.’s sixth largest carrier—well-liked by passengers for its comfy seats, extra economy leg room, and in-flight entertainment—is running a Black Friday holiday savings offer for complete, all-inclusive vacation packages. Book by November 29 to receive a $750 discount on bundled hotel, flight, and cruise packages for travel between December 5, 2022 and October 15, 2023. Aruba and Punta Cana are featured destinations.


Play, an Icelandic low-cost airline, offers a better deal than usual for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. For flights purchased between November 24-29, travelers flying out of Boston (BOS), Baltimore/Washington D.C. (BWI), and Newburgh, New York (SWF) can take 35 percent off flights to Iceland and 40 percent off flights to all of Play’s other 23 European destinations. This offer is valid for travel booked between November 24, 20,22, and March 31, 20,23.

Hotels has a wide range of Black Friday deals. offers a minimum 30% discount on all participating accommodations worldwide, including 898 properties in America. Black Friday offers will be available from December 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2023 and are valid for stays through December 31st, 2023.

World of Hyatt

Book by November 30th 2022 to receive holiday savings of up to 20%. You can choose from over 950 participating Hyatt hotels. This deal is valid for stays up to April 30, 2023. Look for the “Lock in savings. Unlock the possibilities” deal on each hotel’s offers page, and use code UNLOCK to book your qualifying stay. This deal is valid for stays between November 10th and April 30. If you want eligibility for a greater discount, register for the World of Hyatt loyalty program if you’re not already.

The William Vale

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Hotels in domestic

The William Vale

The William Vale is an a Traveler Favorite: It holds a prominent spot on our list, as well as being a five time winner of the Readers Choice Award. Grab this deal to save money on your next trip to New York and explore Brooklyn, even if you stay in Midtown. Cyber Monday will see the hotel offer its lowest rates since 2022. Fixed rates start at $175 per night for a queen-sized room with a balcony and $425 for suites. Vale Garden Residence (a.k.a. The penthouse suite. This special is valid for stays that take place between December 31st and February 31, 2023 (except black out dates).

Virgin Hotels

Virgin Hotels has six U.S. properties located in New York City and Chicago. Travelers can save up to 30 percent on the best available rate for stays between now and December 31, 2023—plus, two lucky travelers who book the deal will be upgraded to a penthouse each week that the promotion runs. You have plenty of time to cash out, as the deal is valid through January 2, 2023.

Carillon Miami Wellness Resort’s exterior and pool.

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Carillon Miami Wellness Resort

The four-time winner in the Readers Choice Awards, beachfront Carillon Miami Wellness Resort offers steeply discounted rates. This makes it an ideal choice for East Coast travelers looking for a quick escape to Florida in January or February. The high-value deal starts on Black Friday (November 25,) and includes 30% off one- and 2-bedroom luxury apartments, daily breakfast for two at The Strand hotel restaurant; $200 resort credit; and complimentary valet.

Stay at Chatham Bars Inn for as Much As 40% through December 4.

Chatham Bars Inn

Chatham Bars Inn Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Chatham Bars Inn, a Readers’ Choice Award winner set on 25 oceanfront acres has New England charm. For Black Friday, the inn is offering a $200 resort credit per room—redeemable at all Chatham Bars Inn restaurants, spa, boating, and more—for select summer 2023 vacation dates. You’ll still have plenty of time to find the perfect weekend for a getaway to the seaside.

Graduate hotels

Are you planning a trip to a colegian in 2023? Or are you looking for the best place to stay in college towns? Graduate has you covered. The brand has a location near Ole Miss University in Oxford, Mississippi and Northwestern University, Evanston, just outside Chicago. UC Berkeley is also nearby. Graduate is offering discounts up to 50% on all its properties from December 2 through December 3. This sale is valid for stays between now and March 31, 20,23.

The Kaimana Beach Hotel’s colorful lobby.

Kaimana Beach Hotel

Kaimana Beach Hotel, Oahu, Hawaii

After a delightfully colorful, boho-chic update in spring 2021, Kaimana Beach Hotel opened its revamped doors—and is now offering a 25 percent discount so you can check it our for yourself. This deal is valid for stays up to one year and runs through November 30, 

Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, New York

The Mohonk Mountain House, a Victorian castle on a private lake in New York’s Hudson Valley, is a favorite among our readers. It has won five consecutive Readers’ Choice Awards. Enjoy a 40 percent discount for midweek stays and 25% off select weekend bookings between now and April 29, 20,23 at the mountain getaway. (Two-night minimum). Book your discounted stay by December 2nd at 5:59 p.m. EST. This includes three meals daily, afternoon tea and complimentary cross-country, snowshoeing, hiking and ice-skating trips. Private fitness classes like barre and Pilates can be discounted up to 20%

Public Hotel, New York City

Public—whose Instagram-friendly escalators have been popping up on social media feeds since the day it opened—is offering up to 30 percent off of rooms and 40 percent off of suites this Black Friday. You will also receive a $30-50 daily credit towards food and beverages, priority reservations for the bar and restaurant, as well as guaranteed admission to the rooftop. This deal is valid for stays until March 31 and must be booked before November 28.

Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego

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Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, California

About 30 miles north of downtown San Diego, Rancho Bernardo Inn is the kind of place you plan an entire trip around—because you never really have to leave. The resort boasts 265 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, spacious rooms, an excellent spa and an 18-hole Championship Golf course. Two on-site restaurants also make it easy to find everything you could need. Book by December 5 to get up to 50 percent off the best available rate, plus a $50 daily dining credit to use at the aforementioned restaurants or the grab-and-go café. The offer is valid through March 31, 2023.

Surf & Sand Resort, Laguna Beach, California

A five-time Readers’ Choice Award winner, the Surf & Sand Resort in Laguna Beach sits on 500 feet of shoreline. Book a spring vacation (the deal is valid for travel through March 31, 2023) to get 50 percent off the resort’s best available rate, plus with a $50 food and beverage credit for each day of your stay. The deal is good between now and December 5, so you have a little time to decide which of the resort’s spa treatments you want to book alongside your room.

Hotels internationally

Alaia Belize Autograph Collection. Belize

Black Friday is a great deal at The Alaia Belize. It’s an Autograph Collection hotel and opened in May 2021. The deal is valid for stays between November 25-28 and December 15, 2022. It also applies to travel between January 2 & December 15, 2023. To plan snorkeling or scuba diving excursions, including a variety of PADI certification sessions, make sure you visit the dive shop. The Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System can be found just a few hundred meters offshore.

Cape Fahn accommodations are discounted up to 50%

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Cape Fahn, Thailand

In fall 2019, we named Cape Fahn off the coast of Thailand’s Koh Samui as one of our top openings. The resort’s three saltwater swimming pools and relaxing lanais are still thriving in 2022. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are available at Cape Fahn. Guests can save 45 percent when they book by November 28.

CitizenM hotels

This deal is worth planning around because all of CitizenM’s hotel rooms will be up to 30 percent off during its extended Black Friday sale. (If you sign up for CitizenM’s membership or use the app, you’ll get an even higher discount, up to 33 percent off.) The offer is valid from now through November 29th and can be used for travel between June 30th 2023 and June 30, 2023. CitizenM is known for its small (150 square feet) but elegantly designed rooms and bustling public spaces. They also have hotels in major cities, where boutique hotels can be quite expensive. Book rooms in their newest hotels (the Downtown Los Angeles Union Square and San Francisco Union Square locations), or at one of the trusted spots in Glasgow or Scotland, Taipei.

Kimpton Hotels

Kimpton has joined the Cyber Week sale, offering discounts of 10-20% on select hotels between November 25, 2022 and April 30, 2023. This sale runs until December 5. It includes properties such as the Kimpton Vividora, located in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, Ella’s Cottages and Austin’s Hotel Van Zandt. Kimpton will donate $5 per person to No Kid Hungry to help end child hunger in the U.S. with every booking.

Viceroy Hotels

A number of Viceroy hotels (think Sugar Beach, St. Lucia, Viceroy Santa Monica and San Francisco’s Hotel Zetta), offer discounts up to 35%. The terms and conditions for the deal will vary from one hotel to another. For more information, please visit the sale page for each hotel. Some hotels offer additional perks.

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Kimson Doan/Unsplash

Tour operators

Collective Retreats Camping

Collective Retreats is a luxury travel brand that offers five-star accommodation in remote locations. Travelers can now take 40% off weekday stay and 30% off weekend stays in Governors Island (New York), Hill Country (Texas), and Vail (Colorado) from November 29 to 11:59pm. You can view the sale page by clicking here.

EF Go Ahead Tours

The travel company EF Go Ahead Tours offers 175 guided group trips around the world. It is also offering a significant discount leading up to Black Friday. Every week, the company offers new deals. Today, for example, is the last day of their week-long “bucket-list worthy” destinations sale, including Costa Rica, Portugal, and more. Black Friday will mark the end of all this, with a huge lighting sale. You won’t want to miss out on the amazing savings.


GetYourGuide—a global online booking platform for adventurous travel experiences—is offering a major Black Friday sale as well. Enjoy discounts of up to 50% for select GetYourGuide experience bookings between now and November 28, 2018. You can get a Dubai desert safari, a New Orleans voodoo tour, and many other eligible experiences.


Contiki, a tour operator that caters to 18 to 35-year olds, is offering up 25% discount on more than half of its group travel packages. Bookable now through December 1st. There are trips to six continents. You can choose from weekend adventures, month-long adventures or two-week vacations in places like Zimbabwe, Malaysia, or Croatia. If you are worried about traveling solo on any of the Contiki tours, don’t be! 

Epic ski pass

Although this offer is not exclusive to Black Friday, it’s still worth looking into if you are an avid skier. The Epic Pass price has been reduced 20% through December 4. The main Epic Pass, currently at $949, offers you unlimited access—even during the holidays—to slopes at Colorado’s Vail and Breckenridge; Park City, Utah; and Canada’s Whistler Blackcomb, among others. Pass-holders also get discounts for their friends and families; 20% off food, lessons and rentals. Epic offers a range of passes so you can compare them to choose the right one for you. If you want to save money, the passes will go back to full-price on December 5.

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