9 travel deals for Black Friday-Cyber Monday

Trinidad and Tobago
Eager for a Caribbean getaway? Trinidad and Tobago (shown here) and five other Caribbean nations offer 20.15% discounts on hotel rooms next year during a Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale.
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Here are nine deals for Black Friday/Cyber Monday shoppers who are looking for savings on hotels, ski resorts, cruise lines and other travel services.

Where to begin? Shop around online to see whether your favorite hotel brand or tour operator is offering deals on Friday, Monday or over the weekend. 

Here are some places to start looking.

Black Friday: Mobile app Hotel Tonight is offering rooms for Friday only for $7 (or 7 pounds if you’re in the United Kingdom). Check the app for the Black Friday Blowout deal. You’ll also find rooms for $70 available over the weekend.


Black Friday: Expedia takes 90% off selected hotels in places such as San Francisco, New York City, Honolulu, Las Vegas and Cancun, Mexico. Shop for your dream stay until 9 p.m. Pacific time on Friday only.

Black Friday: Mammoth Mountain ski resort in Mammoth Lakes, Calif., offers this deal: Buy an $88 early season lift ticket and receive a second one free. Tickets must be used on consecutive days between Sunday and Dec. 11.

Black Friday/Cyber Monday: Six nations surrounded or kissed by the Caribbean are holding a massive weekend-long sale on hotel rooms -- some as low as $100 a night. Hotels are discounted 20.15% (for the new year) for stays from Jan. 5 to Dec. 15, 2015. Each nation’s deals are posted on their tourism sites; sale is on from Friday to Monday. Here are the links: Barbados, Antigua, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Nicaragua and Anguilla.

Black Friday/Cyber Monday: MSC Cruises started its sale a week ago with cruises to various destinations starting at $99 per person for a two-night cruise, $299 for four nights, and $349 for seven nights. The sale continues through Monday. 


Cyber Monday: Orbitz fans who book a hotel with online pay service Visa Checkout will receive $100 off a hotel room that costs more than $100. For example, if you find a room for $145, you pay just $45. The offer is good on selected hotels for stays from Monday to June 30; use “VisaCheckout” code to get the deal.

Cyber Monday: Celebrity Cruises offers discounts of $50 to $500 per person on selected seven-day cruises to the Caribbean, Europe and Alaska. Pre-discount prices start at $499, $1,299 and $599 respectively.

Cyber Monday: Small-group tour company Intrepid Travel is offering 20% off all tours, whether it’s a Cuba sailing adventure (pre-discount price $1,302 per person for nine days) or a northern lights tour to Iceland (pre-discount price $1,635 per person for seven days).

Cyber Monday: Budget motel chain Red Roof Inn offers up to 30% off rooms for stays through March 31.