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The best Black Friday holiday and travel deals for 2022

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are ideal for picking up a host of holiday bargains, some of which rival travel deals in the January sales.

From hotel break offers to flight deals, and days out discounts to weekend break reductions, we’ve rounded up the very best Black Friday holiday deals for 2022.

Whether you’re looking to lock in your 2023 holiday now or want to fit in a last-minute escape before the end of the year, you can make huge savings during the huge shopping event.

For 2022, Black Friday officially takes place on Friday 25 November and Cyber Monday is set for Monday 28 November. However, many companies are starting their sales early, with some including Secret Escapes, already attracting travellers to book Black Friday holiday deals early – we’ve already spotted up to 68 per cent off getaways on the website.

From European city breaks to far-flung beach escapes and luxury staycations, there are plenty of trips to save on this Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Here’s our pick of the best places to browse for discounts…

Booking.com

This year, you’ll have two weeks to save at least 30 per cent in Booking.com’s Black Friday sale. From 17 November to 1 December, there are discounts on accommodation across the globe, including 408 in the UK. The best bit is that bookings are valid for stays up until 31 December 2023, giving you complete flexibility to travel now or over the next year. Whether it’s a charming hotel in Rome, or a beach hotel in Dubai, you could make huge savings on accommodation.

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The Black Friday sale also includes up to 25 per cent off rental cars from participating suppliers. Booking.com’s rental car sale will go live from 24 November to 1 December 2022, valid for bookings all through 2023.

Our pick of the best Booking.com deals this Black Friday:

– St James’ Court, A Taj Hotel in London – was £390, now £273 per night

– Palacio do Visconde in Lisbon – was £215, now £152 per night

– Villa Pantheon in Paris – was £309, now £218 per night

– Belsiana House in Rome – was £238, now £158 per night

– C Central Resort The Palm in Dubai – was £439, now £252 per night

– Melas Hotel in Istanbul – was £367, now £147 per night

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Secret Escapes

Secret Escapes has named its Black Friday holiday sale Black November and the event is now live. Kicking off on Friday 11 November, the deals website’s Black Friday extravaganza includes free upgrades from 18 to 20 November, a time-limited flash sale on returning best-sellers (21 and 24 November launch) and a four-day mega price drop sale with incredible discounts of up to 60 per cent over Black Friday weekend from 25 to 28 November.

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You can expect close-to-home getaways, such as exclusive rates on a luxury Cambridge hotel, safaris in South Africa and Thai city and beach getaways. There are also upgrades on tours to Jordan and Petra, sleek Costa del Sol holidays and huge discounts on Lake District spa hotels.

Our pick of the best Secret Escapes deals this Black Friday:

– 63 per cent off an award-winning Cornwall spa hotel

– Up to 45 per cent off a new palace hotel in Dubai

– Up to 36 per cent off a country house stay in the Surrey Hills

– Up to 48 per cent off a family-friendly hotel in Rhodes

– Up to 37 per cent off a chic and contemporary Bavaria hotel

SECRET ESCAPES’ BLACK FRIDAY SALE

CitizenM

Affordable luxury hotel brand CitizenM has started its Black Friday sale early and is offering guests a free six-month trial of the mycitizenM+ membership and up to a 33 per cent off stays at its 30 properties in Europe, Asia, and the US until the end of its sale on 29 November. This is for stays booked before 30 June 2023 and includes a host of destinations including London, Paris, New York, Amsterdam, Kuala Lumpur, Washington DC and Glasgow.

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The mycitizenM+ membership guarantees a room – with an extra 10 per cent discount on the lowest public rate – even during busy periods, for all member reservations made at least 48 hours in advance. Additional perks include free late check-out and a free upgrade to a premium view room (subject to availability), a ‘first in queue’ chat service, early access to discounts, and members-only events. Guests without a membership can still access the sale at 30 per cent off starting from 14 November 2022 for stays until 30 June 2023.

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G Adventures

Adventure holiday company G Adventures has launched its biggest sale of the year, with more than 700 discounted trips in its Cyber Sale 2022. The sale takes you all around the world, from Morocco to Japan and even Antartica, and it covers a huge range of holiday types, including wellness, marine, active and family travel.

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Running until 30 November, the Black Friday holiday deals give you up to 30 per cent off select trips departing before 30 April 30 2023. For those looking to travel later in spring, the sale includes 10 per cent off select trips departing between 1 May and 30 June 2023. Whether you’re looking to lock in an adventure before the end of the year or start 2023 on a travel high, it’s a great place to check out a wide range of discounted adventure holidays.

Our pick of the best G Adventures deals this Black Friday:

– Wellness in Bali – 30 per cent off

– Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo – 15 per cent off

– Antarctica Classic – 30 per cent off

– Highlights of Morocco – 30 per cent off

– Absolute Turkey: Winter – 30 per cent off

– Peru: Ancient Cities and the Andes – 30 per cent off

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Virgin Experience Days

An excellent one-stop shop for your Christmas gifting needs, Virgin Experience Days has a huge range of experience days available, from spa breaks to cooking courses and adventure days out. This year, the company is promising its best deals ever for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, with over 90 experiences on offer and some with up to 80 per cent off from 18 November 2022.

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Virgin Experience Days

There are Black Friday spa deals, afternoon deals, days out and driving experience. Virgin Experience Days tells us some of the top offers to go live will include 69 per cent off a Dim Sum Making Class for Two at Ann’s Smart School of Cookery, 55 per cent off its Luxury Chocolate Making Workshop With Martini and Bubbly For Two With My Chocolate, 20 per cent off a Luxury Thames Cruise For Two and 20 per cent off a London Stadium Guided Match Day Tour For One Adult And One Child.

Our pick of the best Virgin Experience Days deals this Black Friday:

– iFLY Indoor Skydiving and Assault Course for Two at The Bear Grylls Adventure – was £130, now £50

– Superhero Driving Blast with High Speed Passenger Ride – was £109, now £24

– Five Course Gourmet Dinner with Cocktail for Two at Marco Pierre White’s London Steakhouse Co – was £149, now £55

– Cookery Class for Two at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School – was £128, now £89.60

– Midweek Indulgence Spa Day with Treatment and Cream Tea for Two at the 5* Sofitel London St James – was £180, now £144

– One Night Spa Escape with Afternoon Tea for Two at The Lifehouse Spa & Hotel – was £243, now £175

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Lastminute.com

For 2022, Lastminute.com is offering discounts on package holidays (flight + hotel bookings) from 21 November 2022. There will be a low deposit offered for these holidays: usually the deposit requested for its instalment payment plan is £70, but this Black Friday customers will only have to pay a £50 deposit (T&Cs apply).

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There will be voucher codes showing on the website, which will offer a £100 discount on package holidays when you spend a minimum of £1,000, a £200 discount when you spend at least £2,500 and £300 off when you spend a minimum of £4,000. In addition, Lastminute.com is offering a gift card discount of 50 per cent off its £50, £100 and £150 cards.

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EasyJet

The low-cost airline and package provider launched Orange Fridays in the run-up to Black Friday, saying it believes travellers should enjoy great deals throughout the year and not just as a one off. Every Friday for four weeks, EasyJet is offering up to £200 off packages to certain destinations on its website, revealing a promotional code on its website each Friday.

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For Friday 18 November, the destination is Turkey. Using the code ORANGETURKEY travellers can save £200 when you spend a minimum of £2,000 or £100 with a minimum spend of £700. The offer applies to all EasyJet holidays to Turkey from any UK airport, for travel until 31 March 2024. There are also flight only deals and a flash sale with 15 per cent off selected flights to Turkey. You have until 11pm on Friday to book.

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