Black Friday is a great opportunity to get your travel for 2018 booked. Some of these companies have got some great deals, from Alton Towers, to Hilton Seychelles or a spa break in Italy with spabreaks.com. Or if you fancy jumping on the Eurostar, there’s even a deal for your trip to Paris.
I will be updating this post as and when more deals get put online and I will also update any deals that change…. I have picked some of the best from a very large selection! Let me know if you book any of the below, I love finding out how I may have been able to help a fellow traveller book a trip! HAPPY SHOPPING…
Port Lympne Reserve
From Monday 20th November to midnight on Monday 27th November 2017, they have slashed 50% off selected open accommodation for stays until the 31st December 2017. Choose to stay in contemporary style with incredible neighbours at Rhino Lodge or Hog Deer Creek. Alternatively, warm up at Livingstone Cottage with a safari and dinner cooked by your personal chef, get cosy at Pinewood, or enjoy the height of luxury with your own glass fronted Treehouse, or treat yourself to a historical stay in the four-star Port Lympne Hotel! All accommodation includes entry to Port Lympne Reserve and, with the exception of Pinewood, entrance to our sister park Howletts, near Canterbury from the day you arrive until the day you leave. Enjoy safaris to the Asian and African Experiences, explore Dinosaur Forest and see Kent’s only giraffe and spectacled bears at Port Lympne. Just a short drive away, over at Howletts, you can see the largest herd of African elephants in the UK, walk with lemurs as the playful primates explore the branches overhead and get up close to big cats, primates, small cats, black rhino and many more animals. Make the most of their BEST ever deal – Book online or call our Short Breaks team on 01303 234112 to make wild savings on your next short break! You can read my review of my stay last month here.
The Making of Harry Potter
Relive the magic of all things Harry Potter with a visit to the Warner Brothers Studio Tour. Explore the studios where the enchanting saga was filmed, see the Hogwarts Great Hall, wander through the forbidden forest and stand on Platform 9 ¾ admiring the Hogwarts Express in all its glory. PRICE: From £79pp including entry tickets to the Warner Brothers Studio Tour and one night’s accommodation at the Holiday Inn Express – Watford Junction. Valid for arrival 12th January 2018. Book through Super Break www.superbreak.com.
Paris by Eurostar
For a European break with a difference why not head to the City of Lights? From the classic beauty of the Notre Dame Cathedral to the polarising Eiffel Tower and Louvre, there’s plenty to grab your eye in this chic city. PRICE: From £133pp including two nights’ accommodation at Mister Bed Bagnolet Hotel including breakfast and return Eurostar from London St Pancras. Valid for arrival 23rd March 2018. Book through Super Break www.superbreak.com.
No.15 Great Pulteney
Bath’s quirkiest boutique hotel – encourages guests to indulge in a little extra dose of luxury for the new year with its early Black Friday deal. Rooms during January, February and March 2018 are available for just £99; first come first served! Step inside door No.15 on the grandest street in Bath, to discover all of the curiosities. Expect a secret larder with lots of popcorn, sparkling chandeliers and a cocktail menu presented as a deck of playing cards… Book visit: https://no15greatpulteney.co.uk.
30% off Italian Espresso (departing 16 December 2017) Was £899 | Now £630
Have annual leave days to use before the end of year? We’ve got the trip for you! As the cooler weather spreads across Europe, tourist hotspots enjoy some relief from the crowded summers, providing the perfect opportunity to explore the history and culture of Italy’s great cities. This eight day trip from Contiki travels from Rome to Florence, the Chianti region, Pisa, Verona, and Venice. Travellers can look forward to wine tasting, entry into some of the most iconic sights and plenty of time to enjoy the peace of the winter season. Visit https://www.contiki.com/uk/en/activity/blackfriday. Offer valid until 30th November 2017
Hilton West Palm Beach, Florida
Black Friday Holiday shopping made easy at The Hilton West Palm Beach: Located directly across the street from CityPlace, the destination’s high-end outdoor shopping center, guests will enjoy access to over 60 specialty retail shops, a distinguished collection of restaurants and bars and an open-air plaza with a distinctive water feature with dancing fountains. The Hilton West Palm Beach has partnered with CityPlace to offer guests the option to leave their shopping bags at Guest Services so they can proceed onto the next boutique without hassle of bags. When they return to the hotel, their new purchases will be delivered to their room or can be shipped home for an additional fee.
Western BLT, 7 days departing 14th January 2018 – Now only £450pp
A perfect taste of the American West’s highlights. Discover nature’s handiwork displayed at the mighty Grand Canyon, hike in Yosemite National Park, and experience Vegas in style on a party bus tour of The Strip; followed by two of the West Coast’s most awesome cities, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Southern Sun, 21 days departing 28th March 2018 – Now only £1,050pp
Experience the fast paced East, the slow moving South, and the laid-back West Coast, with exciting optional activities along the way like white water rafting, horseback riding and hiking, plus the awesome nightlife of cities like New Orleans and Las Vegas. This is TrekAmerica’s most popular tour and it’s not hard to see why…
Atlantic BLT, 13 Days departing 29th March 2018 – Now only £995pp
An Eastern delight! The bustling excitement of the New York area and Washington DC, the beauty of the Appalachian Mountains, the Southern gems of Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans, plus the golden sands of Florida’s beaches. This adventure travels a land rich in scenery, history, culture and music.
Go to www.trekamerica.co.uk/blackfriday to book!
50% off at Eurocamp
Bag a half price holiday with Eurocamp when booking between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The family holiday specialists are offering a huge 50% off 50 of their most in demand parcs between March-26th May. Choose from a selection of great destinations all over Europe from Tuscany to the Riviera & Western Mediterranean.
- Eurocamp La Baume, Riviera, France – A lively parc popular with families thanks to its impressive pool complex and ideal location, just a stone’s throw away from a selection of stunning beaches. TOP DEAL: £193 per week, per party in a 2 bed Espirit; arriving 1st April. To book visit www.eurocamp.com
- Eurocamp Castell Montgri, Costa Brava, Spain – Just a stone’s throw away from Barcelona, this parc is ideal for both exploration and relaxation. TOP DEAL: £144 per week, per party in a 2 bed Classic; arriving 19th May. To book visit www.eurocamp.com
- Eurocamp Norcenni Girasole Club, Tuscany, Italy – This Italian parc set in the beautiful Tuscan countryside is a fantastic backdrop for holiday photographs that everyone will treasure. TOP DEAL: £144 per week, per party in a 2 bed Classic; arriving 19th May. To book visit www.eurocamp.com
We all have that one family member or friend who is difficult to buy Christmas presents for, this year take the stress away with spa vouchers from Spabreaks.com. Take advantage of Black Friday with a 15 per cent discount on all Spabreaks.com gift vouchers and for every purchase receive a Bannantyne gift set worth £15. Spabreaks.com gift vouchers are available in a range of options.
To take advantage of the Black Friday discount offer use code Black15 at checkout. Code is valid from 24 – 27th November 2017. For more information visit www.spabreaks.com or call 0800 043 6600
Olympic Holidays offer 7 nights for 2 persons staying at the NEW Marpunta Village (www.marpunta.com) from £1,687 staying in a superior double room with sea view on a B&B basis, arriving on the 3rd June from London Gatwick. 30% early booking discount for reservations confirmed by 31/01/18. To book visit www.olympicholidays.com.
Four Seasons Fairways
Four Seasons Fairways are offering 7 nights From ONLY €840 (Normally €1200) for two people in December or January in a private villa with either a pool or Jacuzzi on a Bed & Breakfast basis including a day trip to the Deserted Island inc. Taxi to marina and boat private transfers and lunch at the renowned Estaminé Restaurant. www.fourseasonsfairways.com
andBeyond Snow Leopard Small Group Journey, India
- Rates start from 6,459 USD (approx. £4,929) per person
- 30% off is a saving of 1,937 USD (approx. £1,478)
Truly a once in a lifetime photographic and wildlife experience, &Beyond’s Snow Leopard Journeys offers an unmissable opportunity to meet Asia’s “mountain ghost” whilst travelling to a selection of India’s most iconic destinations. The Trans-Himalayan region of Ladakh, known as ‘Little Tibet’, has been hailed as one of the last frontiers for wildlife tourism. This incredible 13-day winter expedition meets the elements head-on, in an awe-inspiring landscape, in search of the elusive snow leopard. Find out more and book your trip here. (Departure dates: 2 – 14 December 2017, 10 – 22 January 2018, 6 – 18 March 2018)
Derby Hotels Collection
Derby Hotels Collection has a limited time only Black Friday offer with a 40% discount on the first 40 room reservations across their 4 and 5 star hotels in Barcelona, Madrid, London and Paris if booked between November 24-27 for stays until March 31. See derbyhotels.com for more information.
Mediterranean Palace Hotel, Tenerife
Teletext Holidays offers seven nights in Playa de las Americas, Tenerife, from £350 per person based on two adults sharing. Staying at the five-star Mediterranean Palace Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis, flying from London Gatwick on 13 December 2017. To book visit www.teletextholidays.com.
Gloria Izaro Club Hotel, Mexico
Teletext Holidays offers seven nights in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote from £253 per person based on two adults sharing. Staying at the four-star Gloria Izaro Club Hotel on a half board basis, flying from London Stansted on 11 December 2017. To book visit www.teletextholidays.com.
Gran Hotel Atlantis Bahia Real Grande Luxe, Fuerteventura
Teletext Holidays offers seven nights in Corralejo, Fuerteventura from £567 per person based on two adults sharing. Staying at the five-star Gran Hotel Atlantis Bahia Real Grande Luxe on a bed and breakfast basis, flying from London Stansted on 8 December 2017. To book visit www.teletextholidays.com.
Kasbah Igoudar Boutique Hotel & Spa, Morocco
Teletext Holidays offers four nights in Marrakech, Morocco from £136 per person based on two adults sharing. Staying at the five-star Kasbah Igoudar Boutique Hotel & Spa on a bed and breakfast basis, flying from London Luton on 11 December 2017. To book visit www.teletextholidays.com.
TUI, First Choice and Marella Cruises
Details are under wraps until midnight on 22nd November but with a track record delivering tailor made experiences in over 80 destinations in 30 countries around the world – and six Cruise ships sailing under the Marella banner – holiday makers can expect some sensationally good value deals from winter sun to summer beach, multi-centre breaks to exciting cruise itineraries. Deals will exist from 22nd November for six days. Sign up to be the first to in the know about TUI’s Black Friday offers and buy online at www.tui.co.uk and firstchoice.co.uk.
One Aldwych Hotel, London
Take advantage of the best location for culture lovers with 25 theatres within 10 minutes’ walk – One Aldwych hotel in Covent Garden is offering Three Nights for Two, averaging £260 per night, a 33% saving for offer period 17th December to 2nd April 2018. The offer runs: Midnight UK time Friday 24 November 2017 to the end of the day Monday 27 November 2017 PST. Quote CYBER or go online www.onealdwych.com.
20% discount Forest Holidays, UK
Forest Holidays offers luxury cabin holidays set within 9 beautiful forests around the UK, of which all are on the Forestry Commission Estate, and is the perfect escape for those looking for weekend and midweek getaways in a tranquil and natural setting. All cabins are architecturally designed to fit sensitively within the woodland environment and guests staying in the Golden Oak and Silver Birch cabins have their own private outdoor hot tubs. They are offering 20% off all breaks between 23rd February and 22nd March. The offer will run from Friday to Monday. To book visit www.forestholidays.com.
Visit sunny Seychelles with Hilton
Soak up the sun this winter at one of Hilton Seychelles’ three properties in the stunning Indian Ocean archipelago. Hilton Labriz, Hilton Northolme* and Doubletree Allamanda are three exclusive resorts set in one destination, all of which have unique personalities and offerings and cater to a wide range of travellers. From families to couples, to those travelling on a more affordable luxury budget, Hilton Seychelles has something for everyone.
Prices at Hilton Labriz Resort & Spa starting from €310/ £278 in a King Garden Villa per night on a B&B basis. Prices at Silhouette Estate starting from €3200/ £2874 per night on a B&B basis. Prices at Hilton Northolme Resort & Spa starting from €450/ £215 in a King Hillside Villa per night on a B&B basis and €2400/£2153 per night in Northolme Villa on a B&B basis. *Northolme only caters for adults and children aged 13 and up. Prices at DoubleTree by Hilton – Allamanda Resort & Spa starting from €300/ £269 in a King Deluxe Room with Ocean View per night on a B&B basis. Visit www.hilton.com/seychelles or call +248 429 9000
40% off DUKES LONDON
DUKES LONDON is offering the perfect present this Christmas with an exclusive Black Friday deal. Get your (ice) skates on and book a room via the hotel on Black Friday – the 24th November 2017 – and early birds will receive up to 40% off! This generous discount is available for guests wishing to stay at DUKES from the 1st January – 31st March 2018, giving the gift of the perfect escape from the mid-winter blues and ensuring your other half or closest friend has something to look forward to after the New Year.
What’s more, the offer extends until the end of March and includes Mother’s Day, so get one step ahead and book your mum in for a special treat on Sunday 11th March – available for only 24 hours on the 24th November 2017! Nightly rates at DUKES LONDON in a DUKES room start from £320 inclusive of VAT and breakfast. Visit www.dukeshotel.com or call 020 7491 4840.
Alton Towers Resort
Alton Towers has launched a phenomenal overnight stay deal for 2018: offering a saving of up to 40%, and a second day in the Theme Park absolutely free. The offer includes the brand new CBeebies Land Hotel, which launched this July and is the only hotel of its kind in the UK
For a limited time only you can book a 2018 escape from just £54 per person that includes an extra hour in the theme park before it opens to the public, free parking, breakfast and live evening entertainment exclusively for hotel guests. Go to www.altontowers.co.uk.
Barceló Hotels and Resorts
From 24 to 27 November only! Book your next holiday and enjoy this year’s best discount. Your ideal hotel in the Canary Islands with an additional 10% discount using the code BLACKFRIDAY17, only at Barcelo.com.
All you need to do is choose your hotel in the idyllic Canary Islands and enjoy a stay at the best price with Barceló Hotel Group. To redeem your discount, all you need to do is enter the code BLACKFRIDAY17 in the discount code box in the booking system. Select your dates, click “Search” and your savings will be applied to the actual hotel price.
Beech Hill Hotel & Spa, Lake District Getaway
Escape to the Lake District this winter and relax in the award winning Lakeview Spa. For this Black Friday Break they are offering a stay in a Classic Double Room on a Bed & Breakfast basis which will include a complimentary pre – dinner cocktails for two, two course dinner in the award winning restaurant and a late check-out for just £69 pppn. But that’s not all if you wish to make use of any of the spa treatments or products they’ll give you a further 10% discount off any spa related purchases. This deal is only available to be booked until Friday the 8th December. So don’t miss out! Book directly through: https://beechhillhotel.co.uk/offers/black-friday-break/
* Offer is for stays between 1 December 2017 & 23 December 2017 Sunday through to Thursday, is subject to availability and terms & exclusions apply. Other room types and weekend stays are available for an additional supplement.
Alila Hotels and Resorts:
From 24 – 27 November only, Alila Fort Bishangarh is offering 25% off the online rates on all rooms along with 30 minutes Couple Spa treatment during the stay. Valid for stays between: 1st Dec 17 to 31st March 18. For reservations please email email@example.com or contact +44 7740 266584.
All INCLUSIVE MALDIVES BEACH BREAK FOR UNDER £1,200PP: Travelbag, specialists in tailor made holidays to long haul destinations worldwide is offering seven nights at the 5* Meeru Island Resort and Spa on an all-inclusive basis. Prices start from £1,199pp including Qatar Airways flights from London Heathrow. Save up to £500 per couple with this Exclusive Offer. Based on selected June 2018 departure dates, book by 30th November 2017. (0207 001 4112, www.travelbag.co.uk)
*All prices up to date as they were received by myself. I take no responsibility from this point onwards….