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Black Friday: Deals of the Week

Black Friday: Deals of the Week

This week, we’re happy to point you in the right direction for holiday travel deals! Our holiday travel elves have been hard at working scouring the internet trying to find you the best deals, so here they are!


  • Palace Resorts –Up to 50 percent off rates for travel December 1, 2015 through June 9, 2016 at any of the brands eight oceanfront, all-inclusive properties located throughout Mexico and Jamaica. Travelers must book online Monday, November 30, 2015. Check them out at www.PalaceResorts.com  Note: Must book a stay of three (3) nights or more. Offer applies to new bookings only, and cannot be combined with any other existing offer.
  • JW Marriott Miami Here you can save up to 25% Off Best Available rates, Advance Purchase. Marriott Rewards Members receive 30% off Best Available rates, Advance Purchase. Travelers must book online November 27th– November 30th, 2015.
  • Grand Lucayan, Bahamas is offering 55 percent off rates (starting at $99) for travel November 27, 2015 through September 1, 2016 at Grand Bahama Island’s four-star property. Travelers must book online November 27-December 10, 2015.  Note: Must book a stay of three (3) nights or more. Offer applies to new bookings only, and cannot be combined with any other existing offer. As an added incentive for budget-conscious families, children 12 and under eat and stay for free.
  • New York’s Thousand Islands Region, is offering a $99 flash sale, starting at midnight on Black Friday, Nov. 27 through midnight on Cyber Monday, Nov. 30, for stays through April 30, 2016. Reservations must be made online atwww.1000islandsharborhotel.com using the code CYBER.


  • Omni Hotels are having a huge discount on staying at their locations. You can save on stays at Omni Hotels & Resorts around the country, with rates starting at $89 a night, thanks to Omni’s Seasons of Savings Package, valid on stays now thru Jan. 31, 2015 when you book by Dec. 1st.
  • From 12 a.m. on Nov. 28 thru 12 a.m. on Dec. 1, you can score rates from $99 a night at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego by using promo code BF2014 on stays thru Jan. 11, 2015. Bookings made during this sale will also be eligible for complimentary upgrades (depending on availability) and the first five people to book on Black Friday will be automatically upgraded to one of the hotel’s Rock Star suites, which normally cost upwards of $1,000 a night, while one lucky person will be able to score a stay in the Rock N’ Roll Palace Suite, which normally costs $5,000 a night! Everyone who books a $99 stay during the sale will also be entered to win a free New Year’s Eve 2015 package including complimentary champagne.
  • If you are looking for hotel deals, you may be able to find something to your liking with Expedia, they have set up an entire Black Friday and Cyber Monday Page for travel deals.

Airlines and Airports:

  • La Compagine is offering an AMAZING deal. Ever dreamed of flying in one of those lay-flat sleeper seats across the pond like the rich and famous do? Well, here is your chance. A round-trip from NYC-Paris in Business Class for $2500 – Yep! you read that right, that’s $1250 per person, less than a last minute round trip ticket on American, Delta, or United in Economy!!! Beautiful cooked to order dinner and breakfast and more wine and cheese than you can shake a stick at!
  • Alaska Airlines is planning their biggest sale of the year this Sunday, beating out Cyber Monday. They aren’t letting out the details just yet though, so we’ll have to wait till the end of the weekend to find out, the announcement will be at 5pm on Sunday evening. You can read more about it in their Sale Press Release.
  • Air Berlin is offering discounted fares to Europe from several of its US gateway airports in celebration of “Black Friday to Europe.” Booking for these deals must be done by December 1, fares start at $499 round-trip. Travel dates vary by origin — Travel from Boston and Dallas is available between May 6 and May 31 or August 24 through October 31, 2016. Flights from and to San Francisco may depart between May 6 and June 15 or August 24 through October 31, 2016. If you’re flying from Chicago, Miami or New York, you can travel between January 4 and March 27, 2016.
  • Cathay Pacific has discounted some of its economy fares from its US gateways including: Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. Round-trip prices from these cities to Hong Kong starts at $664, including taxes and fees. Discounted flights are also available to other onward destinations for an increase in fare. All flights must be booked by December 4 for travel between February 9 and April 30, 2016. Read more about discounts on the Cathay Pacific’s Black Friday Sale page.
  • Traveling through Toronto? You know how far Pearson Airport is from the Center City is then. Well, the airport and Union Pearson Express train service are offering a deal. Buy a one way and get the return FREE, a savings of about $30 CAD. Download and print this voucher and show it at the time of purchase to get a free return ticket!
  • If you’re thinking of heading South this winter, South African Airlines is offering a ridiculous sale prices starting $639 ROUND-TRIP to Johannesburg from multiple different departure points in the U.S. – If you ever wanted to visit South Africa, this would be the time to book!

Trains and Rails:

  • Rail Europe has several deals available from Nov. 27 through Dec. 4, including 30 percent off Eurostar Standard Premier train tickets; $100 off bookings on certain Eurail Passes (use code EURAILCYBER100); and an additional $30 if you buy a $300 Rail Europe gift card (for a total value of $330). Check them out at Raileurope.com.
  • Amtrak here in the U.S. is offering a bunch of new promotions some must be booked soon others through next month, everything from adventures in going to Radio City Music celebration to a New Orleans Jazz fest. Check them out at the Amtrak Promotions page.

Stocking Stuffers:

For those of you active travelers that are on the move we have a few stocking stuffers for you

  • Airportag.com Do you know someone who loves aviation themed stuff? You can find everything from airline and airport branded shirts to pillows with airport tags on them! Fantastic for any AvGeek!
  • Crosspoint Waterpoint Hi-Viz Crew Socks / Crosspoint Waterproof Wool Crew Socks: These waterproof socks were developed to solve the soggy toe problem and to keep your feet dry while cycling, running, hiking, or any outdoor activity in the rain.
  •  Women’s Crosspoint Wind Glove: CrosspointTM Wind Glove, made with 3 layer Artex windproof, waterproof and breathable technology for 3 season cycling.
  • Central 300 Front Light: The central 300 provide loads of light at a great value, and also has more mounting options than one can imagine.
  • 2’Fer Front Or Rear Lights: One really smart, compact usb rechargeable light that acts as either a front or a rear.
  • Bordo Granit X-Plus 6500: With an ABUS security rating of 15 out of 15, this lock features temper hardened steel bars encased in an extra soft coating to protect your bike’s paint job. The ABUS Link Protection Shield offers high protection from sawing of the links. The lock body, links and supporting elements of the locking system use the same high quality steel you’ll find in the bars.
  •  Key Combo Chain 1610 (2.8′): The KeyCombo lock is a marvel of convenience. It offers solid protection as mid-level security when used on its own or as a secondary locking option for folks who want a light, versatile lock to use with their primary lock option.
  • Cases for Apple, Android, HTC, Microsoft cases and tablets: Hard outer shell and a soft impact resistant core, visually striking while minimizing size and weight. Military drop tested.
  • DZR Flask: Stay warm this holiday season with this flask made from DZR!




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