Working on your travel bucket list? Black Friday and Cyber Monday are coming, followed by Travel Tuesday on December 1. After reviewing thousands of sales on trips, hotels, cruises and more, I whittled down the list to the 200 most amazing deals for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Travel Tuesday—and this year, the discounts are not only endless, they’re historically low.
“This year, prices are already down 40% from this time last year and travelers will see even bigger discounts on Travel Deal Tuesday, with prices expected to be 34% lower compared to last year,” says Liana Corwin, consumer travel expert at travel booking app, Hopper, which collects 25 to 30 billion flight and hotel price quotes every day and has built a huge historical archive of trillions of prices from over the past several years.
But there are some things to know when going into the Black Friday sale season—especially during a pandemic. For one thing, with uncertainty around future travel plans, flexibility will be key, so you should make sure the company you’re booking with has flexible travel policies when it comes to their Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Travel Tuesday deals.
As you navigate the deals, you should also keep in mind that timing is everything, and most of these Black Friday deals are only available for a short window and for travel on specific dates. Be sure to check the fine print before you purchase anything and look for restrictions like nonrefundable rates, minimum stays, black-out dates and upfront payments.…