It’s always intriguing to see large boxes and gifts wrapped in glittery bows, but some of the best gifts you can give can’t be placed under your tree. A fun vacation or getaway to one of your bucket list destinations is what anyone with wanderlust has at the top of their vacation wish list, so you might want to check out all of the Black Friday 2021 travel deals happening this year. With some of the best travel discounts of the year, you can book weekend getaways for you and your partner, reunion trips for your entire family, and even adventure trips to some of your dream destinations.
With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommending people get fully vaccinated before traveling, people are looking to get away with both this year and 2022. Even with the uncertainty surrounding travel restrictions, agencies like KAYAK saw an increase in Cyber Monday and Travel Tuesday searches last year. However, you don’t have to wait until Monday and Tuesday to get your hands on some of the season’s lowest prices. In fact, Black Friday travel deals are some of the best out there and can save you 99% off if you play it right. You just need to know where to look.
Before booking, always check the travel restrictions of the country you are traveling to or any local guidelines if you are traveling domestically. Once you have a destination in mind, you’re ready to start shopping some of the best Black Friday travel deals for 2021.
Travelocity Black Friday 2021 Deals
Save 40% or more
Travelocity already has some great offers. Right now, travelers can save 40% or more on select hotels through their Cyber Week site. You can even get an extra 12% on select hotels you book through their app with the code CYBER12. The advantage is that you have to book before November 24 and travel before June 30, 2022 for that deal.
The rest of the Cyber Week Travelocity deals must be booked on November 30 at 11:59 PM CT. The travel dates depend on the accommodation.
Hotels.com Black Friday 2021 Deals
Members get a 30% discount or more
Hotels.com members can now enjoy a 30% discount on more than 3,500 of their properties worldwide through November 29. This deal is valid for travel between now and April 30, 2022. If you’re not a member, you can join at any time, and these discounts even include deals on cruises! When you sign up for an account, you will also receive double reward stamps this week, so now is really the best time.
KAYAK Black Friday 2021 Deals
14-Day Price Freeze on Black Friday Deals
While KAYAK doesn’t have any specific Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals, they do have tons of sales right now. Search their listings for fun tours and rentals in all the places you travel to. You can even use KAYAK’s Price Freeze tool to ‘freeze’ your flight search results to make sure you get the best deal possible. This only lasts 14 days for a small fee, but is well worth it for budget-conscious travelers.
Expedia Black Friday 2021 Deals
Members get a 30% discount or more
Expedia has a very similar Black Friday sale to Hotels.com. Members receive a 30% or more discount on select hotels and accommodations through November 29. The best deals have a ‘member price’ tag, so you’ll want to check it out as you scroll. If you sign up and book through the Expedia app, you’ll also earn an additional four times the rewards points when you book between now and November 29. Those points can be used for future trips. All trips with these deals must be completed by April 30, 2022.
Priceline Black Friday 2021 Deals
Up to 99% discount with mystery coupons
Priceline’s Early Access Sale has already started and includes a sitewide promotion on Express Deals. If you’re a member of Priceline’s VIP program, you’ll have access to even better Express Deals in what Priceline calls their biggest Black Friday sale ever.
Starting on Black Friday, Priceline is offering even more deals every day with 10% off site-wide on Express Deals and flash sales. If you’re a VIP member or email an insider, you’ll also receive coupons in your inbox during the Black Friday sale. With your mystery coupon you can get 99% discount on Hotel Express deals. If you haven’t currently signed up for emails, please do so before November 27 to be eligible. Other coupons allow you to get up to 60% off hotels and 50% off flights.
If you miss something, don’t worry. Once these deals end on Cyber Monday, Priceline’s Seasons of Savings will begin, which will include new deals rolling out each week through January 3.
Vrbo Black Friday 2021 Deals
Vrbo will also offer some flexible deals for luxury holiday homes. Because it can be difficult to give a trip as a gift, a number of holiday home owners on Vrbo have relaxed their cancellation policy during this period. For some, you can even cancel up to 14 days before check-in and still receive a full refund.
JetBlue Black Friday 2021 Deals
Up to $750 off
JetBlue Vacations books between now and November 30 and offers vacation packages that can save you up to $750. If you spend more than $500 on travel between December 8 and October 15, 2022, you can save $50 on flight, hotel, and flight and cruise packages. For a vacation over $1,000, you get $150 off and $500 off when you spend over $3,000. You’ll have to spend over $6,000 to get the $750 discount, but it’s worth it if you’re planning an epic family vacation.
These deals do not include regular JetBlue flights, which will have their own deals starting Nov. 29.
Hyatt Black Friday 2021 Deals
Southwest Black Friday 2021 Deals
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Flights from $59
Southwest has one way flights starting at $59 to help you spend your winter “wherever you want”. You can now search through November 25 for super cheap fares in their Low Fare calendar for travel between November 26 and March 9, 2022. There are some blackout days for International, Hawaii, San Juan and Puerto Rico travel plans that you have to watch out.
Contiki Black Friday 2021 Deals
Save up to 30% off
Contiki has their Black Friday Cyber Sale now. You can save up to 30% on trips planned for 2022 and 2023 worldwide. That includes travel from London to Rome with a 30% discount and an African safari with a 13% discount. With so many long and short dream vacations to choose from, you’ll want to book something. However, this deal ends on November 30, so book soon.
Black Friday All-Inclusive Holiday Deals 2021
Get your fifth night free with an upgrade
Who wants to worry about every little detail of their vacation? Let someone else do that with an all-inclusive trip. The Hilton Cancun is offering a fifth night free when you stay at their all-inclusive resort as part of their all-inclusive Black Friday 2021 deal. Not only do you get an extra day of relaxation, but you also get a free upgrade to the next room category. See this as a
white Lotus vacation minus all the drama.
To take advantage of this, you must have your computer ready by November 26. This deal is available on Black Friday through November 29, and your travel dates must be between December 1, 2021 and December 22, 2022.
Booking.com Black Friday 2021 Deals
Get 30% off or more
Booking.com’s Black Friday deals have already started and can save you 30% or more on select hotel stays. Some of the participating properties that can get you great deals include The Grove Resort and Water Park Orlando near Disney World and the Club Quarters Hotel World Trade Center in New York City. Since these deals only start with a 30% discount, you can save a lot of money on your stay. That just leaves extra cash for souvenirs or dining at some Insta-worthy locations.
You need to mark your calendar for December 1st at 4pm ET, which is when this Black Friday sale ends. Your check-out date for your booked trips must also be on or before July 1, 2022.
The CDC recommends traveling alone after you have been fully vaccinated and your vaccine has become fully effective. If you are not fully vaccinated and need to travel, please consult the CDC guidelines before booking. Check your destination’s vaccination and testing requirements before you go.