The Best Black Friday Travel Deals & Gift Ideas
Last updated on December 2, 2019.
It’s that time of year again! One of the craziest, and yet most favorite, seasons of the year. My aunt and I have a tradition of going out before the crack of dawn on Black Friday to get the best deals we can find. Hot coffee and warm gloves are a must! Especially since I’m not a morning person. But, this one day a year is the only time I’m willing to get up at 3am – and I don’t have a flight to catch. But, seeing as it’s the 21st century now, and so many of us do our shopping online, I’ve put together the best Black Friday travel deals that I can find for 2019.
I have partnered with some of the following companies as an affiliate. That means I have researched the best deals for you, and in return I get some pennies to help fund more travels to share with you! But don’t worry, I’ll never promote something I don’t believe in.
It’s no secret that Amazon is the headquarters of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. You’ll find lightning deals all week on their Black Friday Countdown page.
Amazon Black Friday Travel Deals
Seems that the newest Apple AirPods ($15 off on Amazon) are on everyone’s list this year, but don’t discount some of the other options available. They’ll do just as well to cancel out the annoying guy in the seat next to you on the plane! For example, these Jabra wireless earbuds are $70 off.
It should come as no surprise that you can also score some great deals on Amazon’s own tech products. Like the Fire HD 10 Tablet for only $100, or the waterproof Kindle Paperwhite (with double the storage) for $85.
If you’re looking for more ways to stay productive on the go, check out these tech products. The Fitbit Versa 2 is on sale for $149 – I love smartwatches because they make it quick and easy to check your messages and email. Without using your phone battery! But, if you do drain your phone, check out this Anker USBC fast charger on sale for just $25.99. You’ll have your devices charged in no time. The new Apple MacBook Air is $200 off at just $899, but will drop another $100 on Black Friday.
Looking to get some great aerial shots of your next trip? The Holy Stone GPS Drone with 1080p Camera is just $109.99 after the $20 coupon. It debuted on Prime Day this year at $149.99 – so it’s $40 off! One of the best deals in photography is the Canon DSLR EOS Rebel T6 camera kit (with two lenses) at just $399 – nearly half off!
Here’s something I got myself last year to prep for my trip to Iceland – a waterproof camera! I hate when I’m snorkeling or scuba diving and can’t get photos of the amazing sea creatures I see.
Every traveler can always use new luggage. The more you travel, the more your luggage gets worn out, wheels get broken, things get dirty… This weekender bag is half off at $29 and even comes with a free toiletry bag! There’s also a coupon to save an extra 10%. Keeping your stuff organized in your luggage is also important – and I swear by packing cubes. Save a few bucks on this set!
Wondering what’s on my Amazon shopping list? The Amazon Fire Stick 4k for $25, the Olympus 30mm F3.5 macro lens for $99 ($200 off!),
I’m sure you know by now that Expedia is my favorite site to book travel, and it’s the site I’m on all day Black Friday and Cyber Monday, refreshing for the hourly deals. They aren’t easy to snag though; they go fast! So be ready and know what you want.
*Don’t forget to download the Expedia app to get double points and app-only coupons!
Get Your Guide
Get Your Guide has quickly become one of my favorite sites for booking tours. The app makes it super simple, and I find that the prices really can’t be beat. You can get 15% off all experiences on Black Friday using the code “BLACKFRIDAY19”. Plus, certain tours are up to 25% off!
Hotels.com is offering some really fantastic deals this week. In addition to great deals on lots of hotels, use this link to save even more!
US – Black Friday Sale – Save up to 60% on select hotels. Book by 12/2/2019. Travel by 3/31/2020.
If you’re looking for even more travel gift ideas for the holidays, check out last year’s gift guide or this year’s Prime Day deals!
When it comes to booking flights, Kayak is my go-to for finding flight deals. Check out some of their current promotions:
Search Vacation Deals. Any time. Anywhere. Any Budget.
$77 Flight from Boston to Miami
$148 Flight from NYC to Los Angeles
$182 Flight from San Francisco to NYC
One of my favorite ways to find activities – on a budget – while traveling is by looking for Living Social deals. Check out their Black Friday travel deals:
11/29-11/30: Save Up to 75% Off Activities, Beauty, Restaurants, Apparel & Accessories, Tech
Save up to 70% on travel deals at LivingSocial on Black Friday.
Even More Deals
In addition to these great deals, be sure to check your favorite airline websites for awesome flight deals! Business Insider has published the flight deals they’re expecting for Black Friday. I know I’ll be watching – gotta make my travel plans for 2020!
STILL not sure what to get the traveler on your holiday shopping list? You can never go wrong with an Amazon gift card!
Come back after you’ve finished your shopping and let me know what Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel deals you score this weekend!