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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Vacation Deals


After Thanksgiving, from Black Friday (November 25) through Cyber Monday (November 28) cruises, resorts, and booking sites lure travelers with deals sweeter than the perfect pecan pie.

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After Thanksgiving, from Black Friday (November 25) through Cyber Monday (November 28) cruises, resorts, and booking sites lure travelers with deals sweeter than the perfect pecan pie. Some destinations extend their booking window into December for future travel.

Discover these tasty deals on cruises, Caribbean luxury resorts, Peruvian adventures, and hotels.


Sail for less on Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria. Book a voyage between November 25 to November 28 on select seven- to 14-night Mediterranean and trans-Atlantic crossings and receive a free upgrade from an inside to a balcony cabin; 50% off third and fourth passengers in your cabin; and get a $100 off your deposit.


Explore the Peruvian Andes and Machu Picchu with REI Adventures. Receive an $800 discount on any 2017 departure of REI’s Machu Picchu Lodge Trek — Salkantay itinerary. You hike up a glacial moraine to the Salkantay Pass and walk through coffee plantation, banana trees, and avocado orchards to the ruins of Machu Picchu. En route, stay at four different lodges. To receive the discount, reserve your 2017 departure from November 28 to December 4.

Caribbean—British Virgin Islands

Necker Island: Save $2,000 per night on stays at Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson’s exclusive private island, when you reserve your trip from November 28 to December 9, 2016 for trips from January 1 to March 31, 2017. To receive the discount, email enquiriesusa@virginlimitededition.com and use the booking code “Cyber Monday.”

Peter Island Resort & Spa: With the Cyber Monday deal from luxury property, new reservations in any category receive a 4th night free. The bookings must be made at rack rates for stays January 4 through May 31, 2017. Contact reservations@peterisland.net and use the booking code “BVI Cyber Monday Offer.”

Caribbean—Dominican Republic

on Cyber Monday for travel from July 1 to 15, 2017 by calling 800-959-1119.

Expedia.com’s Vacation Getaways

The popular online travel booking site promises that on Black Friday users will find savings of up to 75% on select hotels and vacation packages and on Cyber Monday the discounts escalate to 90%. Destinations will include Paris, New York, Punta Cana, Las Vegas, and Cancun/Riviera Maya. Deals booked on Black Friday have a travel window of November 25, 2016 to March 31, 2017. Cyber Monday deals can be used from November 29, 2016 to March 31, 2017.

Browse Expedia’s app to find an additional 50% discount on select hotels. To entice travelers to use the Expedia app and to browse the site, the company has created the Expedia Dream Island Getaway Sweepstakes. The winning couple receives two roundtrip flights to the Maldives, seven nights lodging at the Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort, and $6,000.

To enter: Use your Mastercard to purchase a trip on Expedia.com, which then enters the cardholder’s name 25 times in the sweepstakes; visit Expedia.com daily and complete an entry form to enter themselves 25 times; or users can mail their information to Expedia Dream Island Getaway Sweepstakes.

Tortuga Bay: Part of Puntacana Resort & Club, Tortuga Bay consists of 13 beachfront villas designed by Oscar de La Renta, and is home to Bamboo Restaurant, an AAA Four Diamond dining room. The Cyber Monday package includes nearly an 85% discount on a junior suite, reducing the nightly rate to $250; breakfast for two; and airport arrival and departure transportation. Book

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