Black Friday Travel Mega Wrap! Every deal going this week

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    There are so many Black Friday deals around at the moment. Here are some of the best we’ve seen at Travel Weekly:

    Cathay Pacific:

    This Black Friday, Cathay is giving customers the opportunity to save up to £100 per person on flights to Asia Pacific with Cathay Pacific. Travellers can make the most of the saving when booking to visit to some of the world’s most amazing destinations including Hanoi’s breath-taking Old Quarter, Australia’s stunning Great Barrier Reef, or the world-famous Mount Fuji in Japan.

    From 16th to 26th November, Cathay will be discounting routes from London Heathrow and Manchester to bucket list destinations across the entire Asia Pacific region including Shanghai, Beijing, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, Cambodia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Business Class passengers can take advantage of the £100 saving and enjoy the luxurious fully flat bed with soft bedding and restaurant-style dining onboard. 

    Travellers in Premium Economy and Economy can save £75 per person whilst experiencing the award-winning inflight entertainment system and exciting new onboard dining partnerships with Hong Kong’s Coffee Academics and plant-based restaurant, Veda. Passengers can take advantage of this exclusive offer when booking flights directly on the airline’s website. Trips must be taken between 1st December 2023 and 28th June 2024 and blackout periods apply.

    Cathay is also celebrating Miles Monday on the 27th November by rewarding Cathay Members with an extra 20,000 Asia Miles when booking Business class tickets or an extra 10,000 Asia Miles when booking Premium Economy. Customers are welcome to sign up to become new Cathay Members to take advantage of the bonus Asia Miles which will only be available on this day. 

    Full terms and conditions can be found here. 

    MSC Magnifica & MSC Poesia departing Genoa. (Supplied)

    MSC Cruises:

    MSC Cruises is offering a Black Friday onboard credit bonus for all departures from November 2023 to 25 October, 2024.  This bonus offer is available on bookings made on the All In Plus promotional rate only. 

    The All In Plus package rate includes the Easy Plus Drinks package and unlimited WiFi for two devices per cabin.  The bonus onboard credit is based on the cabin category booked. Inside and oceanview cabins will receive AUD/NZD $100 onboard credit per cabin; balcony & suite cabins AUD/NZD $200 onboard credit per cabin and Yacht Club AUD/NZD $400 onboard credit per cabin.

    Commencing 24 November the promotion will run until 27 November, 2023 and Future Cruise Credit holders are welcome to take advantage of the Black Friday bonus onboard credit.

     

     

    Webjet:

    Leading online travel agent Webjet is back with its Black Friday deal offering $100 OFF* overseas flight bookings to selected destinations using the coupon code BFSALE100.

    The deal will run from 21-28 November and is valid for travel dates between 22 November 2023 – 30 September 2024. Available for hand-picked destinations from London to Tokyo, giving Aussies the perfect opportunity to plan ahead, get in quick and book their bucket list trip.

    • Sale Period: 09:00 November 21, 2023 – 23:59 November 28, 2023 (or until sold out)
    • Offer: $100 OFF*overseas flight bookings to selected destinations using the coupon code BFSALE100 (minimum spend $600). Terms and conditions apply.
    • Travel Dates: 22 November 2023 – 30 September 2024
    • Landing Page*: https://www.webjet.com.au/deals/black-friday/

    Destinations Available AU: Delhi, Denpasar (Bali) , Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Honolulu, London, Los Angeles, Manila, Nadi (Fiji) , Phuket, Queenstown, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo

    2024 betr Darwin Triple Crown/Indigenous Supercars Round:

    Ahead of the official ticket release, 2024 betr Darwin Triple Crown is offering motorsport lovers a 3-day Hot Pass for just $99 instead of the usual $125 (online) or $135 (at the gate) during the event’s Black Friday sale.

    The online sale starts at 6.30am (ACST) on Friday, 24 November 2023, and finishes at 11.59pm (ACST) on Monday, 27 November 2023. General admission tickets will also become available (at their regular price) from Tuesday 28 November.

    Princess Cruises Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale Now Available

    Princess Cruises:

    Princess Cruises has unwrapped its Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, offering cruisers three great savings opportunities including up to 50 per cent off 2024 and 2025 vacations, 50 per cent off deposits, and the opportunity for third and fourth guests to sail for free. 

    Available now through Thursday, Nov. 30, the 50 per cent off sale applies to all fare types including inclusive packages like Princess Plus and Princess Premier which add popular amenities like WiFi, beverages, desserts, fitness classes, crew gratuities and more at an even greater savings of up 65% when the inclusive package amenities are purchased separately.

    In addition to the Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals, guests can book a limited-time offer running through Dec. 12, offering guests 50 per cent off cruise fares and 50 per cent off deposits on voyages 45 days or fewer.

    Destinations abound with cruises offered to the Mediterranean, Alaska, Japan, Australia & New Zealand, the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Mexico, Hawaiian Islands, Tahiti, California Coast, Northern Europe, British Isles, Greenland, South America & Antarctica and even World Cruises.

    The Princess Cruises Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale ends at 11:59 pm PST on Nov. 30, 2023, and is available to residents of the 50 United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Bermuda and the District of Columbia. Some restrictions apply, with standard terms and conditions for all bookings. More details about this limited-time offer can be found at www.princess.com.

    AirAsia

    AirAsia Airbus A330.

    AirAsia announced its Black Friday sale now on, with fares heavily reduced for travel from now until September 2024 across the Tasman or from Australia and NZ to Asia at heavily discounted prices.

    AirAsia X (AAX flight code D7)

    • Sydney – Auckland from AUD190/NZD139 (route on sale until 1 February 2024).
    • Gold Coast – Auckland from AUD199/ NZD179 (route on sale commencing 3 February 2024).
    • Melbourne – Kuala Lumpur from AUD339
    • Sydney – Kuala Lumpur from AUD349
    • Gold Coast – Kuala Lumpur from AUD319
    • Perth – Kuala Lumpur from AUD239
    • Auckland – Kuala Lumpur from NZD489

    AirAsia Malaysia (AK)

    • Perth – Kuala Lumpur from under AUD200 (new route launches 11 March 24)

    Thai AirAsia X (TAAX flight code XJ)

    • Sydney – Bangkok from AUD329

    Indonesia AirAsia (IAA flight code QZ)

    • Perth – Jakarta from AUD179
    • Perth – Bali from AUD169

     

    Royal Caribbean

    Royal Caribbean International is offering travel advisors triple rewards for Black Friday with their trade loyalty program, Club Royal Rewards.

    For one week only, agents registered to the rewards program will be able to claim up to $75 for every new, eligible booking deposited between 21 – 28 November 2023. To earn the rewards, agents must claim their Black Friday bookings on ClubRoyal.com.au and include the promo code BLACKFRI. Bookings must be registered within 30 days of deposit.

    Launched in January 2023, Club Royal Rewards offers all frontline travel advisors cashback on every Royal Caribbean booking secured with a deposit within the last 30 days. To register for Royal Caribbean’s Club Royal Rewards program:

    • Visit ClubRoyal.com.au
    • Sign in with an existing account, or create an account
    • Once logged in, register for Club Royal Rewards by clicking on the banner on the Club Royal homepage
    • Click start and follow the steps to activate your virtual visa card

    More details on Royal Caribbean’s Club Royal Rewards are available at ClubRoyal.com.au.

    Unwind in the picture-perfect islands of the South Pacific:

    Looking for a longer getaway in paradise? Royal Caribbean is offering a 10-night sailing to the South Pacific aboard Ovation of the Seas, departing Jan. 2, 2024 from $2,399 per person for an interior cabin. This sailing makes an additional stop at Noumea, New Caledonia which offers a unique blend of stunning coastal landscapes and a vibrant local French culture.

    Brilliant adventures in Australia’s backyard:

    Explore the scenic views of Tasmania and South Australia with Royal Caribbean’s 8-night Tasmania and Adelaide sailing aboard Ovation of the Seas departing Jan. 21, 2024 from $1,499 per person for an interior cabin. The sailing will visit Hobart to soak in the capital city’s rich architectural history and cultural gems, where guests can bush walk to Mount Wellington and stroll through the beautiful Royal Tasmania Botanical Gardens right near the heart of the city. Before returning to Sydney, Ovation will stop in Adelaide; the up-and-coming Australian metropolis surrounded by opportunities for outdoor adventure.

    New Zealand’s natural beauty awaits:

    Experience New Zealand’s natural beauty onboard one of the world’s most groundbreaking cruise ships, Ovation of the Seas. With interior cabins from $1,599 per person, this 11-night sailing explores the natural wonders and urban attractions of both New Zealand’s South and North Islands. Departing from Sydney on Jan. 29 2024, holidaymakers will experience some of New Zealand’s rugged coastline including, visiting Picton, Napier, Wellington, Lyttelton, Dunedin before sailing to Dusky Sound, Doubtful Sound and Milford Sound and returning to Sydney.

    Motorhome Republic:

    1. Save 20% off* Travellers Autobarn campervans in NZ

    Available to book until 27th November, now is a great time to see the stunning landscapes of New Zealand in all its glory, from the golden beaches of the Coromandel to the majestic peaks of the Southern Alps.

    2. Save 40% off* Escape Campervans around the USA

    Available for travel throughout all of 2024, embark on a cross-country odyssey. Whether it’s cruising along Route 66, or waking up to Pacific Northwest’s beauty, this deal is unmatched to craft your dream American road trip.

    3. Save 15%* off Calypso Campers in Australia

    If you were thinking of adventuring across Australia’s diverse landscapes with a campervan, now is the time to do it. From the vast Outback to pristine coastal stretches, this saving is calling your name.

    4. Save 25% off* Fraserway RV rentals in Canada

    Available for travel in the first half of 2024, pick up your campervan in Vancouver and tick off the ultimate Canada bucket list trip – a once in a lifetime experience!

    5. Enjoy 1 Free Day and 20% off* for a 7 Day Rental with Koru Campers

    Now is the time to soak up the rich Maori culture, charming towns, and unique ecosystems that make New Zealand a traveller’s paradise, available to travel all of 2024.

    Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9, photographed on 20 September 2014 from Wolfe Air Aviation’s Learjet 25B.

    Air New Zealand:

    Aussies can travel across the Tasman with Air New Zealand, who are offering reduced fares on following flights starting at:

    • Sydney – Auckland $259
    • Sydney – Christchurch $278
    • Sydney – Wellington $279
    • Sydney – Queenstown $279
    • Melbourne – Auckland $256
    • Melbourne – Christchurch $276
    • Melbourne – Wellington $289
    • Brisbane – Auckland $283
    • Brisbane – Christchurch $299
    • Brisbane – Wellington $299
    • Gold Coast – Auckland $295
    • Gold Coast – Christchurch $289
    • Adelaide – Auckland $349 

    Please note, these fares are subject to change. 

    These will be live at 12.01am Friday 24 November – 27 November.

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