So many deals, so little time! Read on for Pt. 2 of our Black Friday roundup, where we’ve included some Cyber Monday deals and includes some hot deals on ocean and river cruises at home and abroad.
Seabourn’s Black Friday Sail
Now through Nov. 27, ultra-luxury cruise line Seabourn’s Black Friday Sail has several promos going into 2024, including a two-category veranda suite upgrade, up to $2,000 per suite in shipboard credit and a 50 percent discount on deposits. These goodies can be enjoyed on nearly 400 of their ocean and expedition voyages in the upcoming year, with adventure-filled itineraries that take your clients to Antarctica, the Arctic, the South Pacific, the Kimberley region in Australia and the Northwest Passage onboard their new purpose-built ultra-luxury expedition ships, Seabourn Venture and Seabourn Pursuit, plus marquee destinations and boutique ports in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Alaska and more on the line’s ultra-luxury ocean ships. The promotion may be combinable with others, and some restrictions apply.
Itineraries depart throughout 2024, and include (among many others), the 11-day The Great White Continent, the 15-day Isles of Papua New Guinea and the 10-day Kimberley Expedition: Waterfalls & Wandjinas aboard Seabourn Pursuit; the 14-day Antillean Allure and the 10-day Spain & Moroccan Gems aboard Seabourn Ovation; the 14-day Land of The Celts aboard Seabourn Venture; the 7-day Alaska Fjords & Canadian Inside Passage aboard Seabourn Odyssey; and the 14-day Jewel of the British Isles aboard Seabourn Sojourn.
For more information, visit seabourn.com.
Windstar’s ‘Thankful for Travel’ Sale
Windstar is celebrating Black Friday/Cyber Monday with a one-week sale called “Thankful for Travel,” where your clients can score a deal on a luxury cruise to destinations like the Mediterranean (including the new winter sailings aboard Star Legend), the Caribbean, Tahiti and more. The sale is open only from Nov. 21 – Dec. 2023.
The luxury small ship travel purveyor has cruises starting as low as $1,399 per guest. Book your client by Dec. 1, and you can tell them to Pick Your Perk: one free hotel night (pre- or post-cruise) or up to $1,000 onboard credit, which can be used, among other things, for shore excursions or extra cocktails. If you have them booked in a premium suite, they can upgrade to the All-Inclusive Fare, which covers all alcohol, Wi-Fi and gratuities. Plus, the sale reduced deposits to five percent on all staterooms and suites.
For more information, visit windstar.com.
American Queen Voyages Coming in Hot
American Queen Voyages is hopping on the Black Friday bandwagon with a very big deal on their riverboat cruises: book your clients on select 2024 sailings on the Lower Mississippi, Upper Mississippi, Ohio, Snake and Columbia rivers aboard the American Queen, American Countess or American Empress and they will save up to $2,500 per stateroom plus free roundtrip air. Of note: Several of the brand’s Experiential Voyages—themed cruises and special events—are also included in the deal.
Booking opens on Nov. 22 through Nov. 27, 2023, for select 2024 sailings throughout the year.
For more information, visit aqvoyages.com.
Scenic Group Mega-Deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Scenic Group has some pretty suite deals of up to $6,000 on Emerald Cruises and up to $15,000 on Scenic; plus, both offer free single supplements on select sailings. All deals are combinable with 2-for-1 fares. These savings are for new bookings between now and Nov. 30, 2023. Restrictions apply.
Sample sailings with savings of up to $4,500 per suite on Emerald Cruises’ Star-Ships include 2024 departures of The Enchantment of Eastern Europe cruise between Bucharest and Budapest, Danube Delights and Rhine Castles & Moselle Vineyards. Voyages on Emerald Azzura and Emerald Sakara can see savings of up to $6,000 per suite on numerous 2023 and 2024 sailings in the Caribbean, including an 8-day Grenadines & Grenada Adventure and Eastern Caribbean with St. Barths.
Scenic’s ultra-luxury river Space-Ships offer savings of up to $5,000 per suite on 25 itineraries departing in 2024, including the 11-day Normandy & Gems of the Seine and the 8-day Delightful Duoro, plus two Mekong itineraries. Savings on the Scenic Eclipse and Scenic Eclipse can reach up to $15,000 per suite on dozens of sailings from late 2023 through 2024, including the 15-day Beyond the Antarctica Circle and the 11-day Discover the Kimberley Coastline.
Uniworld Boutique River Cruises: 12 Days of Xmas Begins on Black Friday
Uniworld Boutique River Cruises is kicking off its yearly 12 Days of Christmas Event on Black Friday, revealing a new offer each business day for 12 days. Of note: These are completely new promos with big savings, including 50 percent off their most popular cruises. Plus, you can book your clients on new Cruise & Air combo savings of up to $3,000 on select journeys, including Venice & Jewels of Veneto, Spain & the Duoro River Valley, Enchanting Danube and more. Clients prefer to sail down south? They’ll also save on bucket-list trips like the Peruvian Amazon & Machu Picchu Exploration voyage.
For more information, visit uniworld.com/us.
American Cruise Lines’ Mississippi Cruise Deal
American Cruise Lines offers free domestic airfare and a whopping $1,000 off their Spring 2024 Mississippi River cruises. We’re talking about every February and March 2024 departure of ACL’s Historic Mississippi River cruises (roundtrip from New Orleans) and their Lower Mississippi River cruises (between Memphis and New Orleans and back).
For more information, visit americancruise.lines.com
Princess Cruises Makes a Big Deal
Princess Cruises is making a big deal of Black Friday and Cyber Monday with three opportunities to save: 50 percent off of 2024 and 2025 vacations, 50 percent off of deposits and a chance for third and fourth guests to sail for free. The deals are available now through Nov. 30, and the 50 percent off applies to all fare types, including inclusive packages like Princess Plus and Princess Premier.
For more information, visit princess.com.
Le Boats’ Boating Adventures
Le Boat is all about private boating experiences, and now your clients can enjoy new adventures in France or Canada for less with their Let’s Go Boating in 2024 Black Friday sale. Applicable to rentals for seven or more nights with travel dates in 2024, clients can save up to 25 percent on France boat rental vacations and up to 20 percent on Canada boat rental vacations. The booking window is Nov. 16 – Nov. 28, 2023. Savings are dependent on boat type, duration of travel and destination. France savings of 25 percent are valid on select budget and comfort boats, and savings of 20 percent are valid on Rideau Canal and Trent-Severn Waterway boat rentals on Horizon 3, 4 and 5.
For more information, visit leboat.com/deals.
Cyber Monday Deals from andBeyond in Africa and South America
Luxury tour operator andBeyond has its sights fixed on Cyber Monday for savings: Your clients can shave off up to 40 percent on their travels when purchasing one of a limited number of Cyber Monday $4000 travel vouchers for $3000. These vouchers ccn be redeemed on any new andBeyond lodge booking—giving them a $1000 savings in addition to any other offers applied during the booking.
Of note: There is only one booking date—Nov. 27 (Cyber Monday). The vouchers themselves are redeemable for travel for up to three years. They’re only applicable to new andBeyond lodge accommodation bookings in Africa and South America when a minimum of four nights at any combination of andBeyond lodge or camp are booked. The voucher can serve as a payment method that can be used on a booking even with any other andBeyond offers.
There are a limited number of 50 vouchers available for sale, limited to one per person. Only one Cyber Monday voucher can be redeemed per booking.
For more information, visit andbeyond.com/cyber-monday.
Jot These Hotels Down for Barcelona, Prague & Vienna
Almanac Hotels is joining the Black Friday party with 30 percent off the best available room rate at their properties in Barcelona, Prague and Vienna. The special also includes complimentary breakfast, WiFi and access to the spa and gym facilities. Booking dates are Nov. 24-27, 2023, for travel between Nov. 28, 2023 and March 15, 2024. Blackout dates apply, and there’s a 2-night minimum stay in Barcelona and Prague.
For more information, visit almanachotels.com.
Dromoland Castle for Half-Off
Ireland’s Dromoland Castle is a 16th-century fortress with all the 21st-centurly luxuries your clients cravel. Located in County Clare, Ireland, you can snag them a great Cyber Monday special of up to 50 percent off a 2-night accommodation in a Queen Anne Classic or Deluxe Bedroom with a full English breakfast daily and a 10 percent discount on a 60-minute treatment at the brand-new Barbara Sturm Castle Spa.
The booking date is only on Nov. 27, 2023 (Cyber Monday), for travel dates from Jan. 3 through March 31, 2024. There’s that 2-night minimum, and the starting price in euros is €680 total for two nights (inclusive of offer) for a Queen Anne Room and €810 total for two nights (inclusive of offer) for the Deluxe Bedroom.
For more information, visit secure.dromoland.ie.
Cyber Monday Savings in Umbria, Italy
Tenuta di Murlo is a vast 18,000-acre estate owned by one family since the 16th century, now with beautifully restored and renovated medieval farmhouses dotting the estate. This Umbria, Italy, property offers a 30 percent discount on a 2-night stay minimum, including daily breakfast and one dinner at Il Caldero. Eight villas can accommodate anywhere from two to 12 guests; the offer applies to any of them.
The booking date for this Cyber Monday sale is only on Nov. 27 for travel dates anytime through April 30, 2024. The starting price per night at the villas is €950.
For more information, visit murlo.com.
30 Percent Off Gili Lankanfushi Maldives for Black Friday
If overwater villas, gorgeous beaches and turquoise waters are what the client wants, send them to the Maldives for a stay at Gili Lankanfushi, where they can enjoy paradise for 30 percent off their Best Flexible Rate. The promo rate also includes a complimentary half-board and a 60-minute spa treatment per person, per villa, once per stay.
Booking dates are from Nov. 24-27, 2023, for stays from Dec. 1, 2023, through Dec. 20, 2024. There are blackout dates.
For more information, visit gili-lankanfushi/offers/gili-black-friday.com.
Vakkaru Maldives Discounts for Black Friday, Cyber Monday & Travel Tuesday
Vakkaru Maldives is going to make sure your clients score some deals with specials from all three savings holidays. Located in the heart of Baa Atoll on a secluded reef island with unique marine biodiversity, this resort is offering resort credit of $100 per Villa stay or $200 per Residence per stay, 30 percent off Merana Spa treatments, 40 percent off Ayurveda treatments and packages, 20 percent off on select watersports including Jetski, Seabob and Jetboard, and sunset champagne and canapes on the beach for two. Make sure to use the offer code BLACK when booking. The booking window is Nov. 15-Dec. 6, 2023, for stays between Nov. 15, 2023, and May 15, 2024. Blackout dates apply.
For more information, visit vakkarumaldives.com.
Book Yes Hotels in Greece for Less
NEW Hotel Athens is an excellent pied-a-terre for exploring the best of Athens. This chic establishment, opened by Brazilian design duo Fernando and Humberto Campana reflects their whimsical nature and is home to the New Taste restaurant, which mingles Greek and Mediterranean flavors, and the 7th-floor Art Lounge. Book your clients from Nov. 17-27, 2023, for travel dates Nov. 17, 2023, through March 31, 2023, and you can save them 30 percent off the daily rate, which includes a full American breakfast. Minimum 2-night stay and restrictions apply.
For more information, visit yeshotels.gr/newhotel/offers.
The art-filled NOUS Santorini in the village of Mesaria has 119 beautifully decorated guestrooms, suites and bungalows, most of which have private pools and gardens. The property revolves around the Greek principle of well-being, with its spa treatments full of native ingredients and the Greek brand Korres and culinary options, including a vitamin bar for salads and juices made with local products. Of note: The hotel is home to the largest infinity pool on the island. Now you can book a stay for your clients for up to 40 percent off when you book from Nov. 17-27, 2023, for stays from April 22 – Oct. 13, 2024. The rate includes a full American breakfast. Restrictions apply.
For more information, visit yeshotels.gr/nous-santorini/offers.
London, Ireland + Washington, D.C. with The Doyle Collection
The Doyle Collection—including The Kensington, The Marylebone, The Bloomsbury in London, The Westbury in Dublin and The Dupont Circle in Washington D.C.—is having a Black Friday sale of up to 30 percent off the best available rate at any of its properties plus a complimentary breakfast during its Cyber Event. Booking dates are Nov. 16-29, 2023, for travel dates between Nov. 16, 2023, and March 31, 2024; blackout dates apply.
For more information, visit doylecollection.com.