The number of great Black Friday sales with serious discounts was overwhelming this year! We hope all of you found something to like…and buy. Here’s a few more to round out your gift list…
Note: If you want to book any of these just call Susan Rogers in our Vacation Department to take advantage of these bargains. You can reach her at (678) 420-2510 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Susan will be in this week MONDAY – WEDNESDAY, and enjoying the holiday on Thursday and Friday. Take note of the deadlines listed below and plan accordingly. Happy Thanksgiving!
Viking River Cruises
Get Special Cruise Fares, starting at $2,499 per person, plus FREE Air on your choice of four of Viking’s most popular river cruises this Thanksgiving! Take in the views of the Wachau Valley on the 8-day Danube Waltz. Witness a rich landscape of beauty and culture on the 8-day Rhine Getaway and see Germany’s best-preserved medieval castle. Admire the genius of the Dutch Masters on the 10-day Tulips & Windmills cruise. Or, enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of the 8-day Lyon & Provence cruise, exploring the capital of French gastronomy. Unpack just once on an award-winning, state-of-the-art 190-guest Longship and journey into the very heart of iconic cities and charming towns. Come see why Viking is The World’s Leading River Cruise Line. There’s never been a better time to give them a try. Prices vary based on stateroom type and departure date. Booking window: 11/20/2018 to 11/28/2018. Travel window: These cruises depart in March or April 2019.
Save up to 35% off adventure travel at it’s finest! For one week only, you can save up to 35% on more than 500 tours and 10,000 departures that let you trek, sail, surf, and more across our big, beautiful planet. Spot gorillas in the shadowy jungles of Uganda. Soothe your soul at an onsen hot spring in wintertime Japan. Reach new heights trekking the Peruvian Andes to Machu Picchu. Traverse the rugged Himalayan landscape of Nepal as you journey to its magical capital, Kathmandu. These excursions are for the young and adventurous and physically active. Most are in small groups with special selections for travelers 18-35. Don’t miss this chance to save big on the price of adventure! The Cyber Sale runs from Tuesday, November 20 to 11:59pm EST Monday, November 26. So get on it! Travel Dates:December, 2018 to May, 2019.
American Queen Steamboat Company
2-for-1 Cruises, Fares from $599! Begin the new year with an unforgettable journey and BIG savings. The American Queen Steamboat Company river cruises provide the ideal vacation experience with all of the fluff and none of the hassles. When you come aboard the American Queen, American Duchess or the American Empress, you will experience an abundance of luxurious amenities along with the signature benefits of pre-cruise deluxe hotel stays, remarkable Hop-On Hop-Off shore excursions in each port, fabulous dining venues with exceptional cuisine, nightly entertainment and dancing, wine and beer with dinner, 24-hour room service, the warm hospitality of an all-American crew and so much more. Prepare for an unforgettable journey from the indescribable perspective of the Mississippi river. Authentic America is out there just waiting to be discovered and it is unlike anything you have ever experienced before. Booking window: 11/20/2018 to 12/1/2018. Travel window: These cruises depart in December, 2018 and January or February, 2019.
Get 25% off regular rates plus a free perk, either Drinks for Two, or Breakfast for Two, based on the location! If you’ve been wanting to try this boutique chain of hip hotels, now is your opportunity. Choose from Archer New York, in Midtown Manhattan or Archer Austin, in the buzzy Domain Northside neighborhood, or Archer Hotel Napa , in a dynamic downtown setting just steps from the Napa Riverfront. Or sample Archer’s distinct industrial-chic style on 3rd Ave in Burlington, MA or The Green at Florham Park, NJ. Booking window: 11/26/2018 to 12/3/2018. Travel window: Valid for travel through March 31, 2019, with a two-night minimum stay.
Delta Air Lines
The deals: An early Black Friday deal rolled out Tuesday, offering special fares and frequent-flyer offers from numerous U.S. cities to destinations in Europe and Australia. Few deals were eye-poppers, but a few were available for less than $1,000. Los Angeles-Manchester, England, was advertised for $839 round trip while flights between New York JFK and the Azores, the Portuguese island chain in the Atlantic, started at $659. Frequent-flyer deals begin at 36,000 miles for round-trip economy tickets to Europe and at 70,000 miles for round-trip economy tickets to Australia.
Sale dates: Purchase by Nov. 25.
Travel dates: May 23-Sept. 3 for Europe; April 1 through June 28 for Australia.
Details: Delta’s website
This Icelandic discounter, known for its bargain basement fares between the U.S. and Europe, is offering two promotions: a Purple Friday sale and a CyberMonday sale. Note that WOW is a no-frills carrier and charges extra for everything, from seat assignments to carry-on bags.
The deals: The Purple Friday sale features $69 one-way flights from Chicago, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, Boston and Los Angeles to Iceland, and $99 one-way flights from those cities to Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin and London. The CyberMonday sale is broader, with 40 percent off fares to all destinations if you join the free WOW loyalty club in advance or when you purchase your ticket. Use the promo WOWCYBERMONDAY to book.
Sale dates: Nov. 20-25 for the “Purple Friday” offer and Nov. 26-28 for the CyberMonday sale.
Travel dates: Through April 2019.
Details: WOW’s website
The deals: The Irish discounter is running a CyberWeek promotion, with different deals each day. Tuesday’s offer: Flights starting at $5.99 for travel between December and February. The no-frills airline is also offering 10 percent off checked bags on bookings made this week.
Sale dates: Through Nov. 26
Travel dates: Vary by deal.
Details: Ryanair’s website
The deal: The Irish carrier is offering $50 off transatlantic flights from the East Coast and $100 off transatlantic flights from the West Coast during its “Black Flyday” sale.
Sale date: Through Nov. 28.
Travel dates: Jan. 8-March 22
Details: Aer Lingus’ website
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)
The deals: Round trip fares as low as $399 between the United States and Copenhagen, Denmark; Oslo, Norway; Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland, and $499 to other European cities including Amsterdam and Paris.
Sale date: Through Nov. 26.
Travel dates: Jan. 8 -May 17
Details: SAS’ website
The deal: Norwegian Air says it’s taking 15% off its fares between the USA and Europe. The carrier says the Black Friday/Cyber Monday discounts “will automatically be included in featured fares, no discount code or fuss necessary.” Fares advertised on the carrier’s website include: Newburgh, New York-Dublin, Ireland, from $114 one way; New York JFK-Paris Charles de Gaulle, from $145 one way; and, among many others, Denver-London Gatwick from $160.
Sale date: Through Nov. 26.
Travel dates: Dec. 3-March 31. (Travel from Dec. 17 through Jan. 6)
Details: Norwegian’s website.
The deal: Air Canada has rolled out numerous fares as part of its “Black Friday Worldwide Seat Sale.” Dozens of options are available from most of the airline’s U.S. destinations, but appeared to be only moderate or unremarkable bargains. It is notable that the sale includes international destinations beyond Canada, including the carrier’s destinations in South America, Asia and Europe. It’s also worth noting that on many routes, sale fares are restricted to Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Sale date: Book by Nov. 25. (Sunday)
Travel dates: Varies by route.
Details: Air Canada’s website.
The deal: Sun Country says it will load Black Friday fares to its website starting at 6 a.m. ET on Friday (Nov. 23). The ultra low-cost carrier did not reveal precise fares, but said they would begin at $49 one way from cities airports like Minneapolis/St. Paul; Dallas/Fort Worth; St. Louis; Madison, Wisconsin; Nashville, Tennessee; and Portland, Oregon. The company warns that “fares may sell out, so buyers are encouraged to shop early.”
Sale date: Nov. 23 (Friday)
Travel dates: Jan. 7 through March 7, but flights on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays are excluded from the sale.
Details: Will be available at Sun Country’s website.
The deals: On Cyber Monday only, the Las Vegas-based discounter will offer up to 40 percent off airfare, triple upgrades on rental cars and a third night free on vacation packages. Allegiant Mastercard holders receive an additional $20 off when booking with their card.
Sale date: Nov. 26
Travel dates: Vary by route
Details: Allegiant’s website
(Airline sales content source: USA Today)