It’s official: Boxing Day travel sales have started for 2019
It's beginning to look a lot like Boxing Day.
Boxing Day might be a few days away, but some travel sites have jumped the gun and released their sales early.
We'll be updating this page in the lead-up to the big day on 26 December so you can catch all the sales as they land.
In the meantime, have yourself a very Merry (early) Christmas.
Boxing Day travel sales that have already landed
Return fares to Europe for under $900 return? No, you're not seeing things. Insight Vacations really has brought the cost of travel down a huge notch. The catch? You have to book a 2020 Europe or Britain itinerary to unlock these airfares.
When you do though, you can expect to be pampered from A to B on either Singapore Airlines or Qatar Airways. What a life.
The sale ends 27 February.
AirAsia has ditched the Boxing Day sale this year in lieu of a Christmas week sale. Running from 23-29 December, the low-cost airline has discounted fares across Asia ready for you to make your next break.
Sample fares include Perth to Lombok from $109, Perth to Denpasar (Bali) from $149, Perth to Kuala Lumpur from $169, Gold Coast to Kuala Lumpur from $199 and Brisbane to Bangkok from $229. These are all one-way fare prices.
The sale ends 29 December.
Trip.com got in super early this year, launching its year-end sale on 1 December. Until 31 December, you can snatch up to 35% off tours and tickets on attractions and activities worldwide.
On sale is everything from Disneyland Hong Kong tickets to Metropolitan Museum of Art New York tickets.
Where are you headed?
Booked your flights but not your stay? Wotif has a cracker of a Christmas present for you. It's taking up to 50% off select hotels across Australia, including Melbourne, Gold Coast and Whitsundays.
You can stay anytime from now until 4 February 2020. This makes it perfect for that last-minute Christmas holiday break or summer escape with the family.
The sale ends 26 December.
Already renowned for its dirt-cheap bargain-basement prices, Groupon has a healthy load of accommodation and experiences on sale for Boxing Day.
They're on sale now and through Boxing Day with hotel highlights being Sage Hotel Wollongong stays from $149 per night, Ink Hotel Melbourne Southbank stays from $125 per night and 4-star Astagina Resort and Spa in Bali stays from $399 for 5-nights.
Experience highlights include unlimited ride passes at Luna Park for $41 and Wheel of Brisbane tickets for $13.50.
Groupon also has a tendency to drop coupon codes for up to 15% off in our laps – so hold on tight as this might be around the corner.
The sale ends 27 December.
It's not too late to book that dream 2020 holiday. Whether Europe and Britain are on the cards or you'd prefer to be rubbing shoulders with A-listers in North America, Trafalgar has a clean 7.5% off for early-bird bookings.
Travel is throughout the year.
The sale ends 27 February.
Been eyeing Europe? You can get there on Qatar's 5-star service for less over December. While not a Boxing Day sale by name, Qatar's 10-year anniversary sale runs throughout December so you can snap these babies up on 26 December – or earlier if that's your game.
Think flights to Dublin from $1,109, to Barcelona from $1,129, to Rome from $1,159 and to Paris from $1,179 to name a few hot fares.
The sale ends 31 December.
8. Uniworld: Up to 30% off cruises
Can you believe that Uniworld will be 100 in 2020? Too true! To celebrate, the cruise line is taking up to a whopping 30% off select voyages.
Sailings travel across Europe's most romantic waterways and include scheduled airport transfers, unlimited premium wines and spirits, onboard fitness classes and everything from farm to 5-star dining.
The sale ends 3 January.
In all honesty, P&O has been running this sale since Black Friday, but it really is too good to pass up. You can book select 2020 cruises on a deposit of a single gold coin per person.
Cruises depart from 11 February and depending on the length of the cruise and type of room you choose, you could come away with up to $450 in on-board credit.
10. Azamara: 40% off 2020-2021 cruises
Hit the high seas on one of the most luxurious cruise lines at almost half off. The Azamara Wave Offer has up to 40% off select cruises all throughout 2020 and 2021.
Cruises sail everywhere from Europe and the Middle East to Africa and Asia.
The sale ends 29 February 2020.
11. Carnival Cruises: Save up to $900 per cabin
To help make your New Year's resolution one that involves more travel, Carnival Cruises has unleashed its Fun Resolution Sale. It features up to $900 off cabins and to get you booking faster, deposits have been slashed in half. As a further bonus, you can get up to $200 in on-board credits depending on your itinerary and cabin type.
The sale ends 27 February 2020.
If booking an adventure has been on your mind then G Adventures has you covered. It ended the year with a bang to say the least, offering up to 25% off selected tours to a wide range of destinations. Explore Italy, Ecuador, India, Patagonia, Costa Rica, Switzerland and Brazil. Let 2020 be the year you discover new heights at discounted prices.
The sale ends 31 December 2019.
Boxing Day travel deals landing soon
We're counting down the days until Boxing Day and if you are too, these are the deals to look forward to. They're not on sale yet, but we know they're coming.
- Contiki: 25% off select trips worldwide. On sale from 26 December - 6 January.
- Klook: Up to 20% off experiences worldwide. On sale from 26-27 December.
- Accor: Up to 25% off. On sale from 26-31 December.
- Flight Centre: OK Flight Centre is keeping its specific deals under wraps, but if we had to guess, we'd say there are some nice international fares coming our way.
- Cebu Pacific: Flights to the Philippines from $159 each way. Travel betwen 1st May 2020 – 31st October 2020. On sale from 26-31 December.
We'll be updating this page daily until Boxing Day. Stay tuned for more deals as they land by bookmarking this page.
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