Best Black Friday 2016 travel deals for Australians

Posted: 25 November 2016 10:16 am

Stop searching and start booking. These won’t last long.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend kicks off today, bringing with it countless hard-to-resist deals.

Finding the best ones isn’t easy, especially if you don’t know what exactly you’re looking for beyond a killer deal.

We’ve combed through the internet to find the best travel deals available over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping weekend.

These are the deals we’d book.


What’s the deal?

30% off select tours if you use the code PPBLKFRI30OFF

What would we book?

This sale ends on 30 November.

Qantas (Booked with STA Travel)

What’s the deal?

Return flights to America from $999 (23 January-17 March, 17 April-16 June, 10 July-8 September)

What would we book?

We actually found these flights for even cheaper if you search for these flights through STA Travel. Here's the prices we were finding, some are up to $100 less than advertised.

  • Return flights to Los Angeles from Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne or Perth for $936-$1038 (Compared to $999-$1099 direct with Qantas)
  • Return flights to Dallas from Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne or Perth $936-$1033 (Compared to $999-$1099 direct with Qantas)
  • Return flights to New York City from Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne or Perth $1224-$1299 (Compared to $1299-$1399 direct with Qantas

This sale ends on 28 November.

Travel Talk Tours

What’s the deal?

45% off tours over Christmas and New Year’s Eve

What would we book?

  • 15-day Felucca Sailtrek in Egypt for $443 (£263), down from $807 (£479)
  • 6-day Highlights of Russia for $480 (£285), down from $875 (£519) (This tour is your good bet for a white Christmas)
  • 11-day Essential Morocco for $480 (£285), down from $874 (£519)

This sale ends 30 November.


What’s the deal?

Discounted flights to Asia, the South Pacific, Europe and USA

What would we book?

  • Return flights to Beijing from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane for Adelaide for $419-$448
  • Return flights to Amsterdam from Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide or Sydney for $1026-$1043
  • Return flights to Buenos Aires from Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane or Melbourne from $1115-$1211

This sale ends on 27 November.

Tour Radar

What’s the deal?

Up to 50% off tours from companies like On The Go, Topdeck, Busabout and Trafalgar.

What would we book?

This sale ends 28 November.

Royal Caribbean (Booked with CruiseAway)

What’s the deal?

Cruises from $80 per day and $100 onboard credit with Ovation of the Seas bookings.

What would we book?

  • 10-day Stunning South Pacific from Sydney aboard the Explorer of the seas for $993 per person (38% off)
  • 8-night Tassie and South Australia aboard the Ovation of the Seas for $1454 per person (39% off)

This sale ends 28 November. To get the $100 credit on Ovation of the Seas bookings, you'll need to book by 27 November.

For a full list of Black Friday travel deals, check out our main page for the event. If you’re looking for more offers, including fashion, tech and homewares, see all the deals here.

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