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Best Boxing Day hotel deals 2020

Nab up to 60% off your next stay with these Boxing Day hotel deals.

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Boxing Day sales aren't just for physical stores anymore. Hotels and online travel agencies cash in on the action too, making 26 December one of the best days to book travel online.

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Can't wait until Boxing Day? These hotel deals are available right now:

Trip.com Trip.com

Extra $50 off Sydney and NSW stays

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Booking.com Booking.com

Up to 15% off Australia stays

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Hotels.com Hotels.com

Up to 60% off Australia-wide stays + an extra 8% off with code

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Lastminute.com.au Lastminute.com.au

Up to 56% off Australia getaways

Trip.com Trip.com

Extra $50 off Sydney and NSW stays

Get up to 18% off plus an extra discount on stays until 18 February 2021. Destinations include Hunter Valley, Newcastle, Byron Bay, Blue Mountains, Wollongong, Orange, Mudgee, Port Stephens. Minimum spend of $150 required. T&Cs apply.

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Wotif Wotif

Up to 60% off Australia stays

Available on stays until May 2021 in Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Sunshine Coast and more. T&Cs apply.

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Airbnb Airbnb

Refer a friend and get a $25 Airbnb credit

Give a friend $50 toward their first stay and get $25 credit for yourself toward a future booking.

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Hotels.com Hotels.com

Up to 60% off Australia-wide stays + an extra 8% off with code

Available on select dates in 2020 and 2021. Destinations include Sydney, Canberra, Newcastle and more. T&Cs apply.

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Oaks Hotels & Resorts Oaks Hotels & Resorts

Up to 30% off Australia stays

Available on select stays until 30 June 2021. Destinations include Darwin, Sydney, Brisbane, Gladstone, Townsville, Adelaide, Glenelg and more. T&Cs apply.

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Lastminute.com.au Lastminute.com.au

Up to 56% off Australia getaways

Available on stays until December 2020. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Cairns, Brisbane, Townsville, Adelaide, Canberra and more. T&Cs apply.

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Trip.com Trip.com

Up to 46% off Australia-wide hotels

Available on select dates until December 2020. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Hobart. T&Cs apply.

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Lastminute.com.au Lastminute.com.au

Up to 40% off pet friendly hotels

Available on stays until October 2020. Destinations include Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane. T&Cs apply.

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Lastminute.com.au Lastminute.com.au

Up to 30% off last minute Australia stays

Available stays until October 2020 in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Adelaide, Brisbane, Newcastle, Rockhampton and more.

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Airbnb Airbnb

Gold Coast stays from $49/night

Available on select stay dates from June 2020 onward. Sample accommodation is in Surfers Paradise. T&Cs apply.

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Hotels.com Hotels.com

Extra 8% off on hotel bookings

Save on hotel stays before 31 December 2020 in Australia, New Zealand, Bali, Fiji, Thailand, Singapore, USA and more. Available at select hotels.

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Airbnb Airbnb

Melbourne stays from $50/night

Available on select stay dates from June 2020 onward. Sample accommodation is in Melbourne Central Business District. T&Cs apply.

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Otel.com Otel.com

Extra 9% off hotel bookings

Valid on select hotel stays worldwide like Australia, New Zealand, Bali, Thailand, USA, Europe and more on all dates, including over holidays like Easter, Christmas and New Year's Eve. Some restrictions apply.

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Groupon Groupon

Up to 73% off getaways

Available for travel on select dates to Sydney, Sunshine Coast, Adelaide, Brisbane, Launceston, Newcastle, Noosa Heads, Cairns and more. T&Cs apply.

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RedBalloon RedBalloon
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Up to 13% off domestic getaway packages + an extra 10% off with code

Available on select travel dates for stays in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Blue Mountains, Cairns, Canberra and more. Minimum spend of $100 required. T&Cs apply.

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Luxury Escapes Luxury Escapes

Up to 61% off Australia holiday packages

Available on select dates until December 2021, including over Christmas and New Year's Eve. Destinations include Adelaide, Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Sydney, Cairns, Canberra, Hunter Valley and more. T&Cs apply.

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Hotels.com Hotels.com

Up to 60% off Sydney stays + an extra 8% off with code

Available on select hotels and stay dates until November 2021. T&Cs apply.

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Airbnb Airbnb

Sydney stays from just $35 per night

Valid for travel on select dates from July 2020 onward. Sample accommodation is in Redfern. T&Cs apply.

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Expedia.com.au Expedia.com.au

Up to 60% off Australia hotels

Available on select 2020 dates and hotels. Destinations include Perth, Sydney, Cairns, Brisbane, Newcastle, Port Stephens and more. T&Cs apply.

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Agoda Agoda

Up to 75% off Gold Coast hotels

Available on select dates until December 2020. T&Cs apply.

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Airbnb Airbnb

Darwin stays from $22/night

Available on select stay dates. Sample stay is at Humpty Doo Hostel. T&Cs apply.

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Airbnb Airbnb

Hobart stays from $16/night

Available on select stay dates. Sample stay is for an entire cabin in Mount Rumney. T&Cs apply.

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Airbnb Airbnb

Cairns stays from $16/night

Available on select stay dates. Sample stay is for a private room in Parramatta Park. T&Cs apply.

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Airbnb Airbnb

Broome stays from $70/night

Available on select stay dates. Sample stay is for an entire guest suite in Cable Beach. T&Cs apply.

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Airbnb Airbnb

Sunshine Coast stays from $20/night

Available on select stay dates. Sample stay is for a camping tent in Woodford. T&Cs apply.

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Airbnb Airbnb

Canberra stays from $16/night

Available on select stay dates. Sample stay is for a private room in O'Connor. T&Cs apply.

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Stayz Stayz

Australia beach holidays from $82/night

Available on select stay dates in 2020 and 2021. Destinations include Adelaide, Sydney, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Melbourne and more. Sample price is for a stay at a private beach cottage in South Greenough, Western Australia. T&Cs apply.

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Priceline.com Priceline.com

Up to 60% off express deals

Available on select dates. Participating hotels include Kimpton Hotels, Westin Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Intecontinental Hotels & Resorts and more. T&Cs apply

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Groupon Groupon

Up to 57% off Great Ocean Road attractions and hotels

Save on day tours, hotel stays, skydives and more along the Great Ocean Road. T&Cs apply.

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Luxury Escapes Luxury Escapes

Up to 70% off holidays

Book holidays to Thailand, Bali, Fiji, Maldives, Vietnam and across Australia at up to 70% off. Earn 1 Qantas Point per $1 spent. T&Cs apply.

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Booking.com Booking.com

Up to 15% off Australia stays

Available on stays until 4 January 2021 in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Adelaide and more.

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Stayz Stayz

Australia stays from $54/night

Available on select 2020 dates across Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns, Brisbane, Perth and more. Sample fare is for a stay at McSweeney Ranch Casino. T&Cs apply.

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Agoda Agoda

Up to 84% off Adelaide hotels

Available on select dates until December 2020. T&Cs apply.

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Agoda Agoda

Up to 84% off Melbourne hotels

Available on select dates until December 2020. T&Cs apply.

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Agoda Agoda

Up to 77% off Brisbane hotels

Available on select dates until December 2020. T&Cs apply.

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Otel.com Otel.com

Extra 8% off hotel bookings

Valid on hotel stays worldwide on all dates, including over holidays like Easter, Christmas and New Year's Eve.

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Hotelopia Hotelopia

Cairns stays from $82 per night

Available on select stay dates. Sample rate is for a stay at Aspect Central Motel. T&Cs apply.

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Newcastle stays from $120 per night

Available on select stay dates. Sample rate is for a stay at Travelodge Hotel Newcastle. T&Cs apply.

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Canberra stays from $107 per night

Available on select stay dates. Sample rate is for a stay at ibis Styles Canberra Eaglehawk. T&Cs apply.

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Hotelopia Hotelopia

Darwin stays from $89 per night

Available on select stay dates. Sample rate is for a stay at Darwin City Hotel. T&Cs apply.

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Popular Hotels coupon codes

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23 Oct 2020 Extra $50 off Sydney and NSW stays NSW****
5 Aug 2020 Extra 8% off on hotel bookings CLP****
22 May 2020 Extra 9% off hotel bookings AUT****
23 Oct 2020 Up to 13% off domestic getaway packages + an extra 10% off with code RBF****
6 Mar 2020 Extra 8% off hotel bookings 8OF****

Tips on how to get the best Boxing Day hotel deal

Stay a little longer. Many hotel sales offer greater savings the longer you stay. While a one- or two-night stay may offer savings of around 25%, adding a third night may increase that discount to 35%.

Be flexible. The most heavily discounted days are often those that are the quietest, for example, weekdays or dates outside of the school holidays.

Go where the sales are. Don't have a specific destination in mind? Check out where the deals are and decide from there. Who knows? You might even stumble across a great new destination.

Shop around. Be sure to check the rates on multiple booking sites like Hotels Finder, Expedia, Wotif, Hotels.com and Booking.com as they all may offer slightly different prices, even during a big sales event.

Check your rewards terms and conditions. If you're loyal to a brand because it offers you rewards points, check the terms and conditions before booking with them. Often, big sales exclude you from earning points or offer fewer points for your stay. This may not be as appealing as a cheaper stay with no rewards.

Which sites often have Boxing Day sales?

Hotel brands and booking sites love getting in on the Boxing Day sale action. For an idea of what to expect, these are some past highlights:

  • Hotels.com: Up to 60% off stays with a bonus 9% with code
  • Wotif: Up to 70% off hotels worldwide
  • Expedia: Up to 30% off plus a bonus 10% off with a code
  • Agoda: Up to 75% off hotels worldwide, plus an additional 5% with code
  • Groupon: Up to 70% off hotel stays and vacation packages
  • Radisson Blu: Up to 15% off

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