Last-Minute Travel Deals Over Thanksgiving Weekend

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Planning any last-minute getaways? Here are some of the top Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals that you need to know about. Keep checking here as new deals may be added!

Rail Europe

European rail tickets and passes from Rail Europe, the largest distributor of European rail products worldwide, will be offering four Cyber Monday deals, available November 27 through December 1:

Eurostar will be offering travelers up to 30 percent off Eurostar Standard Premier (First Class) tickets, available for booking November 23 – December 3, 2017. Travel Dates include December 11, 2017 – May 17, 2018; black-out dates apply and no coupon code is required.

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SNCF-RENFE high speed rail network will be offering travelers $40 off First Class France-Spain High Speed tickets (for a minimum booking of $150 on international routes only). Booking dates are November 27 – December 1, 2017. Coupon code is: SPAINCYBER17.

TGV Lyria will offer $40 off TGV First Class Lyria tickets for France-Switzerland travel with a minimum booking of $150. The offer is available for international routes only, while booking dates include November 27 – December 1. The coupon code is: LYRIACYBER17.

Rail Europe is also offering an additional $75 when purchasing a $500 denomination gift card. Purchase dates are November 27 – December 1, 2017; there is no expiration date.

Silversea Cruises

Available through “Travel Deal Tuesday,” November 28, travelers on Silversea can receive five percent savings on all-inclusive ocean and expedition cruises from January 1, 2018 to April 30, 2018. Good to know: The offer is combinable with the line’s Silver Select promotion, which offers three savings options (a two-category upgrade, $1,000 in on-board credit per suite, or 50 percent savings on a second suite). 

Note: Payments must be made in full by November 28; it is not available on the full World Cruise 2018 but may be applied to segments.

European Waterways

European Waterways is offering a Black Friday special of 30 percent off the whole-boat charter prices for six-night cruises on three of its most popular luxury hotel barges, available on select departures and when booked between November 24 and November 30. The Black Friday price is $40,600 for the 12-passenger barges La Belle Epoque and L’Impressionniste in Burgundy, France, available on the April 8 and April 22 departures, respectively. This is a saving of $17,400 off the regular price of $58,000. Price for the 12-passenger Spirit of Scotland is $34,650, a saving of $14,850 off the regular price of $49,500, good on its April 15 departure.

Prices include luxury accommodation, all meals and wines served on board, an extensively stocked open bar, excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary. Guests also have full use of barge facilities, such as bicycles and spa pool, and the services of an attentive crew that includes an English-speaking guide and an on-board Master Chef.  Local transfers are provided to and from the hotel barges. Prices cannot be combined with other offers and other restrictions may apply. 

Hôtel Royal Evian Resort 

Hotel Royal will offer a 30 percent discount on bookings made from Cyber Monday through December 11 for travel from January to March, 2018


andBeyond will offer a 30 percent discount on a selection of set-departure Small Group Journeys on bookings made on Cyber Monday only (a 20 percent deposit must be made within 14 calendar days after the booking date). The Small Group Journeys include: andBeyond Botswana Mobile Camping Expeditions, andBeyond East Africa Photographic Expeditions (Tanzania and Kenya) and andBeyond Snow Leopard Small Group Journey (India).

Domaine de Manville

Domaine de Manville will offer 20 percent off bookings made on Black Friday (November 24) through Cyber Monday (November 27) for travel dates from January through March, 2018. Blackout dates include French school holidays. Prices start at 260 euro per night (ordinarily 325 euro per night), including daily breakfast in the Winter Garden.

The Chatwal, a Luxury Collection Hotel, New York City

The Chatwal will offer between 10 and 15 percent off for Marriott non-members with an additional two to five off for Marriott members as part of the Marriott Hot Escapes Cyber Monday Sale on bookings made from November 23 to Cyber Monday. Travel dates include December 7, 2017 through January 15, 2018; rooms start at $680 (ordinarily $850 per night) based on double occupancy.

Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort 

Sugar Beach will offer a 30 percent discount on stays in a Luxury Villa or higher room category on bookings made on Cyber Monday. Travel dates: April 16 – December 18, 2018 (blackout dates may apply).

The Meritage Resort and Spa

The Meritage Resort & Spa will offer 15 percent off the best available rate ($170 plus resort fee/taxes) plus a $50 dining credit per stay on bookings made on Cyber Monday through December 4 for travel ranging from November 27 through March 31, 2018.

Hotel Yountville

Hotel Yountville will be offering 15 percent off a three-night stay for bookings made on Cyber Monday from 5:00 p.m. to midnight. The offer also includes a welcome amenity of chocolate truffles. Travel dates for the Hotel Yountville includes November 28 to March 1, 2018, based on availability.


Belmond will be offering several Cyber Monday deals including 40 percent off the second night on bookings made on Cyber Monday (only) at Belmond Charleston Place and 30 percent off the best available rates for Deluxe rooms and higher at the Inn at Perry Cabin by Belmond, also available only on Cyber Monday.

The former includes a complimentary bottle of champagne and is available for travel through January 2018; the latter is available for travel from December 1, 2017 – February 28, 2018.

Velas Resorts

Velas Resorts has announced that it will be offering additional savings, including up to 50 percent off rates. Additionally, spa credits, discounts in the boutiques, airport transportation, suite upgrades, unlimited golf, up to two kids complimentary, and more are included at select resorts.

At Casa Velas, an adults-only boutique hotel and ocean club in Puerto Vallarta, the Black Friday promotion includes discounted suite rates starting at $241 per person per night for travel in 2017 and 2018, up to $200 in spa credits, 20 percent off in the hotel’s boutique, airport transportation, suite upgrades and more. Additionally, a dinner for two at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is included with a three-night minimum stay. Unlimited golf at Marina and Vista Vallarta Golf Clubs, complimentary city and cultural tours, and nightly activities are also included when staying at Casa Velas.

At Velas Vallarta, an all-inclusive family resort on the beach in Puerto Vallarta, the Black Friday promotion includes discounted suite rates starting at $161 per person per night for future travel, up to a $500 resort credit per room, kids (ages four to 17) at 50 percent savings, early check-in or late checkout, and a private dinner for two with a bottle of sparkling wine on the beach.

The AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya will have rates starting at $427 per person per night for the Black Friday promotion. A $50 spa credit, 10 percent off in the hotel’s boutique, $85 golf credit and more are available on select dates. Additionally, up to two kids are free in the Zen Grand Ambiance, a family-friendly area with a private. A gift certificate for two nights at Grand Velas Los Cabos is also included with holiday bookings at Grand Velas Riviera Maya.

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit’s rates during the Black Friday promotion start at $291 per person per night, and include a $50 spa credit for adults and $30 for teens as well as 10 percent off in the resort’s boutique and early check-in or late checkout are also included.

The new Grand Velas Los Cabos on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula will offer rooms starting at $457 per person per night, as well as late checkout, a $50 spa credit, 10 percent off in the resort’s boutique, and a welcome bottle of red and wine wines in-suite.

Dream Hotel Group

Dream Hotel Group properties around America are offering “Cyber Monday” deals that last through the end of November. The hotel group is now offering guests up to 35 percent off future stays at its Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, Unscripted Hotels and Night Hotels with promo code CYBERNOV. The deal is good for 25 percent off stays during the month of November 2017, 30 percent off stays during the month of December 2017, and 35 percent off stays during the months of January, February and March, 2018.

It is available for bookings with Dream Downtown, Dream Midtown, Dream South Beach, Dream Hollywood, The Time New York, The Time Nyack, Unscripted Durham, Night Times Square and Night Theater District.

Blackout dates may apply.

Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa

Available exclusively on Cyber Monday, Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa will be offering special deals for holiday travel in 2018. Options include: 

  • Spring Break (March 26 – April 15): 25 percent off best available rate
  • Memorial Day (May 25 – 28): 20 percent off best available rate
  • Fourth of July (July 3 – 6): 20 percent off best available rate
  • Labor Day (August 31 – September 3): 20 percent off best available rate

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