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Check out these hotels, resorts, and travel packages that will be on sale for Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday—and one sale that takes place the Wednesday after Thanksgiving.
BEFORE BLACK FRIDAY
• Gate 1 Travel's sixth annual Black Friday sale gives you $50 off when you spend $500 or more with promo code BLKFRDY50, $100 off when you spend $1,000 or more with promo code BLKFRDY100, $250 off when you spend $2,000 or more with promo code BLKFRDY250, $500 off when you spend $4,000 or more with promo code BLKFRDY500, and $1,000 off when you spend $10,000 or more with promo code BLKFRDY1000. Sale is online only on Nov. 26th, then available by phone (call 1-800-682-3333) between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. EST on Nov. 27th. Please call 1-877-900-9977 if you're interested in booking a Discovery Tours vacation.
• You can save up to 50 percent on rates at the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, when you book from Nov. 24 thru Nov. 27 for stays Dec. 1, 2015 thru Nov. 22, 2016, with prices starting at $128 per night. Not only that, if you book a minimum of four nights, you'll be eligible for $200 in resort credit when you book a stay at the Beach Tower, $300 in resort credit when you stay in the Coral Towers, $400 in resort credit when you stay in the Royal Towers, and $500 in resort credit when you stay in The Cove. Blackout dates may apply.
• MSC Cruises is having a Black Friday sale and a Cyber Monday sale until Wednesday, Dec. 2, featuring savings of up to 30 percent on select seven-night or longer cruises to the Caribbean next spring and winter onboard the sleek and ultramodern MSC Divinia, plus up to $400 in shipboard credit per booking.
• Hilton Head Health is offering a special deal from now thru Nov. 30 at their weight loss and wellness resort in South Carolina—you can save 20 percent off rates when you stay anytime through Dec. 31, 2016. The best part? The price of your stay includes all fitness classes, lectures, activities, meals, and a resort credit you can use towards personal training or spa services.
• Omni Hotels & Resorts is celebrating its annual Season of Savings, where you can save big by booking between now and Dec. 1 and traveling by Jan. 31, 2016. Sample rates include stays at the Omni Homestead Resort from $119 per night, the Omni Bedford Springs Resort from $119 per night, the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa from $139 per night, and the Omni Mount Washington Resort from $149 per night, and the Omni Grove Park Inn from $149 per night. Mention the Season of Savings promotion when booking this deal. Subject to blackout dates and availability.
• Barceló Hotels & Resorts are having a special sale from Black Friday to Cyber Monday where you can save up to 60 percent on stays at more than 100 hotels and resorts. Don't miss out!
• From 12:01 a.m. on Nov. 27 thru 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 30, you can score rates from $99 a night at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego by using promo code BF2015 on stays thru Jan. 31, 2016. Bookings made during this sale will also be eligible for complimentary upgrades (depending on availability) and five lucky guests who book on Black Friday will be automatically upgraded to one of the hotel's 17 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 2016 package including dinner for two at Nobu San Diego complimentary entry to the hotel's glamorous party.
• Save up to 45 percent on rates at Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego's Mission Bay neighborhood by booking between Black Friday and Cyber Monday for stays between December 2015 and April 2016. You can also sign up for Paradise Point's special offers on Facebook to gain early access to the sale.
• If the Cayman Islands are on your travel bucket list, don't miss this Cyber Monday special that gives you great deals on participating hotels. Book your package between Black Friday and Cyber Monday and hop a direct flight from several U.S. cities like NYC, Boston, Philadelphia, Tampa, Miami, Chicago, and Dallas on airlines like Cayman Airways, JetBlue, US Airways, or Delta Airlines. Deal options include up to 25 percent off rates at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort (travel dates valid between Dec. 11, 2015 and Jan. 17, 2016), rates from $270 per night at Grand Cayman Beach Suites when you stay between Dec. 1-19, 2015, and a complimentary fifth night when you stay for four nights at The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman.
• Friendly Planet is having a huge 24-hour Cyber Monday sale and all tours—including trips to Cuba, the Galápagos Islands, Patagonia, and Nepal—will be discounted $500 per person. You can view the deals on Friendly Planet Travel's website. Valid on online bookings made on Nov. 30 only.
• Guests booking a four-night minimum stay at Atlantis Paradise Island Resort will score a complimentary shallow-water dolphin encounter at Dolphin Cay Atlantis when you book from Nov. 24 thru Nov. 27 for stays Dec. 1, 2015 thru Nov. 22, 2016. Not only that, you'll be eligible for $100 in resort credit when you book a stay at the Beach Tower, $200 in resort credit when you stay in the Coral Towers, $300 in resort credit when you stay in the Royal Towers, and $400 in resort credit when you stay in The Cove. Blackout dates may apply.
• Intrepid Travel will offer up to 20 percent off all their trips from Cyber Monday through Dec. 3. Book during their "4 Day Cyber Sale." You'll save 20 percent on trips departing before April 30, 2016, and 10 percent on trips departing before Sept. 30, 2016. Please note that the 4-Day Cyber Sale is only available for citizens of the U.S. and Canada; a $250 deposit is required to book.
• You can save 25 percent at participating Sonesta Hotels and Resorts around the country when you book a minimum two-night stay and travel by Mar. 31, 2016. Visit the Sonesta Collection's website for more info and to book.
• Score up to 30 percent on stays at the Red Roof Inn through Mar. 31, 2016, when you book through the website or by phone on Cyber Monday. Discounts may vary depending on the location and blackout dates may also apply.
• Rail Europe is offering several specials you can book between Nov. 30 and Dec. 4, including $100 off Global Eurail Passes (use promo code EURAILCYBER100 when booking online)—their Eurail Global Pass Off Peak promotion also lets you save an additional 20 percent. You can earn an extra $30 when you purchase a $300 Rail Europe Gift Card this holiday season (no coupon code necessary as the $30 will be added to a $300 booking) and save 30 percent on Eurostar high-speed first class train tickets (no coupon code necessary). Additionally, you can save 30 percent on three, four, eight, or fifteen day first class Swiss Passes when you purchase them between Nov. 30 and Dec. 4 and use promo code SWISSCYBER30, or save $300 off on a first class 2-adult Grand Train Tour of Switzerland (a 7-night package!) by using promo code SWISSTOURCYBER
• Treat yourself to an Atlantic City getaway with this Cyber Monday special by the Borgata Hotel & Casino. Midweek stays in a classic room start at $79 a night while midweek stays in Fiore suites start at $109 a night on stays between Nov. 30, 2015 and Feb. 29, 2016. Book online or by calling 609/317-1000.
• Between 12 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 30, you can save 20 percent on rates at the Hyatt Regency Aruba when you book a stay of five or more nights and travel between April 1 and Dec. 19, 2016. This deal also includes a $100 resort credit towards onsite restaurants and spa treatments, as well as complimentary welcome drinks, Wi-Fi, and cocktails for two at Piet's Pier Bar. Use promo code CYBR15 to book this deal.
• You can save $100 this Cyber Monday when you book select hotel rooms over $100 on Orbitz using the Visa Checkout option. Keep an eye out for hotels that say "Promo Code Eligible" since not all major hotel chains are included in this deal and use promo code VISACHECKOUT when you book this deal online. Stays must be booked on Nov. 30 for travel thru Jun. 30, 2016.
• You can save 50 percent on bookings of three or more nights at La Concha Resort in San Juan, Puerto Rico's hip Condado neighborhood, with rates starting at $115 a night, when you book online or call 787-721-7500 and mention Cyber Monday.
• Save 30 percent on a stay at Puerto Rico's Copamarina Beach Resort & Spa, with rates starting at $135 a night when you use promo code CYBER15. You'll also score 20 percent off car rentals with Enterprise (contact the hotel's reservations department by calling 1-800-468-4553 or emailing email@example.com to get the special promo code), as well as two welcome drinks and welcome gifts when you arrive. A two-night minimum stay is required.
• Save 50 percent on stays at the Howard Johnson thanks to their Orange Wednesday promotion. Visit their website to view participating hotels and book between 12:01 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, but be warned, only the first five people to call and book at each hotel will receive the special rate. If you're quick enough to call in, you can reserve up to three consecutive nights at the special rate. Don't worry if you aren't one of the lucky five—you can still save 20 percent when you book three or more consecutive nights from now thru Dec. 31st.