The 12 best Black Friday 2020 travel sales you need to get your hands on

Posted: 27 November 2020 12:01 am
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It's officially here and these are the deals you won't want to miss.

The madness of Black Friday has landed with hundreds of deals across accommodation, flights, car rentals, tours and experiences.

And to make your life infinitely easier, we are bringing together the cream of the crop so you don't have to. These are our top travel picks for Black Friday 2020. Happy shopping!

Flights: Jetstar domestic fares from $39 one way

It isn't Black Friday without a Jetstar sale. This year we are being treated to cheap-as-chips flights taking off from $39 from Sydney to Melbourne (Avalon).

Other airfares we think you're going to love include Cairns to Brisbane from $79, Sydney to Uluru from $109 and Perth to Cairns from $169 one way. Add FareCredit to your booking and travel with the peace of mind that if you need to change your booking, you're covered with a credit note.

  • Why we rate this sale: The travel dates run over summer so you can make the most of destinations like Tasmania that offer perfect temperatures over December to March.
  • Where can I book? Head over to Skyscanner to get your airfares.
  • When do I need to book by? Midnight 30 November 2020.

Flights: Up to 30% off global airfares with Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways is making sure you're getting the best price for your international travel plans. Its 30% off Black Friday promo code is offering Adelaide to Amsterdam from $1,189, Sydney to Paris from $1,269 and Melbourne to Milan from $1,309 return.

Destinations include Athens, Belgrade, Paris, Nairobi, New York, London and Chicago. Travel dates run between 1 February and 30 September 2021.

  • Why we rate this sale: Want flexibility? Your tickets are valid for up to two years and you're entitled to unlimited, free date changes.
  • Where can I book? Head over to Qatar Airways to lock in your airfares.
  • When do I need to book by? 29 November 2020.

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Accommodation: Australian hotels discounted from 30% with Booking.com

Jump on over 40 deals across New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia when you book with Booking.com this Black Friday.

So where can you save? Make the most of the Sydney Hotel QVB from $119, Batman's Hill on Collins from $108 and Inn Cairns from $105.

  • Why we rate this sale: Specific destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns, Canberra and Perth.
  • Where can I book? Head over to Booking.com to lock in your 30% off.
  • When do I need to book by? 1 December 2020.

Accommodation: Get up to 30% off domestic hotel stays with Wotif

Wotif has come through once again by taking a massive 30% off its hotels across Tasmania, Queensland, South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria.

Some of our favourite hotels on sale this year include up to 15% off Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston, up to 30% off Avani Broadbeach Residences and up to 30% off Oaks Melbourne on Market Hotel.

  • Why we rate this sale: Enjoy a whole year of travel dates with this year's Black Friday sale starting from 30 November 2020.
  • Where can I book? Head to Wotif to book.
  • When do I need to book by? Midnight 1 December 2020.

Accommodation: Save 30% when you book two or more nights with Oaks Hotels and Resorts

This year's Oaks Hotels and Resorts Black Friday sale is slashing 30% off the price when you spend two or more nights.

We recommend making the most of the Oaks Brisbane Aurora Suites, Oaks The Entrance Waterfront and Oaks Broome Hotel.

Sort out all your travel plans for the first six months of next year with the travel period running until 30 June 2021.

  • Why we rate this sale: All stays come with buy now pay later, free cancellation and Wi-Fi.
  • Where can I book? Head over to Oaks Hotels and Resorts to book your next stay.
  • When do I need to book by? 1 December 2021.

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Experiences: Save up to 30% off RedBalloon experiences and 10% off site-wide

Get adventure for a fraction of the cost this Black Friday with RedBalloon. With a host of activities reduced up to 30% off plus an added 10% off store-wide, you can't go wrong.

A few of our favourite experiences include Stunt Driving Wild Ride from $99, Tandem Skydiving from $222, Gin and Rum Distillery Tour from $209 and Discover Yachting in Sydney Harbour from $195 per person.

  • Why we rate this sale: Make the most on a plethora of options, from lunches to clay shooting.
  • Where can I book? Head over to RedBalloon to book a bargain.
  • When do I need to book by? 30 November 2020.

Experiences: Get up to 30% off Australia activities plus an extra 10% off site-wide with Adrenaline

Thrill-seekers this one's for you. Put money back in your pocket with up to 30% off with an added 10% with a promo code. So what's discounted this year?

Enjoy V8 Drive and Front Seat Hot Laps from $469, Hot Air Balloon with Breakfast from $269, Weekend Tandem Skysdive up to 14,000ft from $299 and Swim with Dolphins and Seals from $135.

  • Why we rate this sale: Save on deals across the country in Melbourne, Canberra, Perth, Hobart, Brisbane, Sydney and Sunshine Coast.
  • Where can I book? Head over to Adrenaline for your fix.
  • When do I need to book by? 30 November 2020.

Experiences: Buy one, get one free or up to 25% off selected experiences with Klook

So what's on sale exactly? You have buy one, get one free on a hot air balloon flights in Melbourne, Geelong and the Gold Coast.

Or, take the percentage off with 25% off a Gold Coast hot air balloon flight and 15% off a Geelong hot air balloon ride.

  • Why we rate this sale: What's better than one deal? Your choice between two.
  • Where can I book? Head over to Klook to save on country-wide activities.
  • When do I need to book by? 27 November 2020 for buy one, get one free and 30 November 2020 for up to 25% off selected experiences.

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Car rentals: Up to 50% off rentals from Motorhome Republic

If it's a vehicle that you need, Motorhome Republic has you covered. Enjoy up to 50% off on Spaceships rentals, 20% off Jucy, 33% off Kangaroo Rentals, 10% off Calypso, 35% off Autosleepers and 15% off Cheapa Campa.

  • Why we rate this sale: Over 10 brands are discounted via promo code across Motorhome Republic's network.
  • Where can I book? Head to Motorhome Republic to lock in your next rental.
  • When do I need to book by? 30 November 2020.

Camping gear: Up to 75% off selected outdoor gear with BCF

Have the car rented and now you want to save on camping gear? Thats's where BCF's 2020 Black Friday sale comes in. Enjoy 20-50% off select boating gear, 20-50% off select camping gear and 20-50% off select fishing gear.

A few of our favourites include 65% off Double High Velour Queen Airbed with Pump (240V) and 15% off Weber Baby Q.

  • Why we rate this sale: A wide range allows you to save on almost every aspect of your next camping trip.
  • Where can I book? Head to BCF to score discount camping gear.
  • When do I need to book by? 29 November 2020.

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Tours: Up to 30% off tours with Contiki

It's time to get your Contiki on with cheap-as-chips prices. If you want the holiday without the hours of planning then this is just the trip for you.

Discover the red centre with the 4-day Uluru Explorer tour that was $1,035, now only $880 or keep in theme with the Northern Territory with the 5-day Kakadu Dreaming exploration that was $1,315, now only $1,118 per person.

The sales comes included with a $99 no-risk deposit and a free date change if need be.

  • Why we rate this sale: Enjoy dollars off international and domestic tours.
  • Where can I book? Head over to Contiki to lock in your next tour.
  • When do I need to book by? 3 December 2020.

Tours: $1 deposits and up to 21% off tours with G Adventures

One of our favourite tour companies, G Adventures, is bringing back $1 deposits this Black Friday along with up to 21% off trips. Some of of our favourites include Costa Rica Quest - Plus, The Inca Trail and Iceland Northern Lights & Golden Circle - Plus.

Although advertised at up to 21% off, we've even found tours up to 30% off. So we recommend keeping your eyes peeled.

  • Why we rate this sale: Tours are discounted in almost all categories including 18-to-thirtysomethings, active, classic, family and more.
  • Where can I book? Head over to G Adventures to book your next tour.
  • When do I need to book by? Midnight 30 November 2020.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner. If you want more travel bargains, check out the latest travel deals and flight sales.

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