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The best Black Friday travel deals you can book right now

Posted: 24 November 2017 10:17 am


Our picks of the crop.

Black Friday has landed bringing with it 100+ deals for Australian travellers.

For those of you not yet in the know, Black Friday is possibly the hottest sale event in the year, bringing with it massive bargains online from now until Monday.

With so many deals at your fingertips and so little time to cash in on them, we ran through the gamut to uncover the crème de la crème of the bunch.

Here are our picks:

Flight Centre: Domestic flights from $10 each way, international flights from $179 return


What's the deal? Up to 30% off flights worldwide.

Why we love this deal:

  • Wherever you're headed, there's likely to be a flight sale in it for you here.
  • Flights take off from all across Australia.
  • Book with Flight Centre today (Friday) and you'll also avoid paying booking fees.
  • To book: Visit Flight Centre

STA Travel: Rome flights from $781 return


What's the deal? Right now, STA travel has more deals than you can poke a stick at but one of the best has to be flights to Rome, which are down to $801 return on China Southern Airlines. It also has a coupon code for $20 off China Southern flights.

Put them together and you're looking at flights to Rome for $781 return. Score!

The lowest fares take off from Rome, with fares from other Australian cities as follows: Adelaide to Rome from $811 (or $791 with the code), Melbourne, Brisbane or Sydney to Rome from $940 (or $920 with the code).

If that doesn't pique your interest, STA Travel also has $15 off blue ticket deals with a coupon code, $20 off Qatar Airways flights, Europe flights from $469 each way, Los Angeles flights from $849 return and New York flights from $955 return. You can see the full list here.

Why we love this deal:

  • You're taking cheap flights and making them even cheaper with a coupon code.
  • Flights take off from all across Australia.
  • All are full-service flights, which include checked luggage, meals and in-flight entertainment.
  • To book: Visit STA Travel

Groupon: 15% off sitewide


What's the deal? For today and today only Groupon has a special coupon code that gets you 15% off your purchase.

This is a sitewide offer, so you can purchase anything from physical products to experiences and hotel stays.

There's a maximum discount of $40 here. This means purchases of $266+ will claim $40 off.

This coupon is only available until midnight. Get a wriggle on!

Why we love this deal:

  • This code can be used on practically anything.
  • Groupon already offers discounted deals, making this a bonus on a bonus.
  • To book/buy: Visit Groupon

Contiki: Up to 30% off tours


What's the deal? 21 Contiki tours worldwide have been given the ultimate slash, boasting up to 30% off for journeys from now until the end of 2018. Savings are up to $2,023 per person.

Tours are for select trips through the US, Canada, Asia, Latin America and Europe.

You have until Monday 27 November to book your trip, though all you need to secure it is a deposit.

Why we love this deal:

  • It's on journeys throughout 2018, so you can prep a holiday up to a year away.
  • Contiki offers payment plans, so all you need to secure your trip at these prices is a deposit.
  • You're looking at a wide range of trips both old and new, with one of the newest tours Southern Spice, included in the sale.
  • To book: .

Expedia: Up to 50% off hotels + an extra 15% off


What’s the deal? Discounted hotel stays as much as half off, when you book through Expedia.

Use this coupon code on top of your discounted stay to take another 15% off.

Eligible for stays from 24 November 2017 to 31 March 2018.

Some hotel chains are excluded from this sale.

Why we love this deal:

  • Expedia has one of the widest ranges of hotel offerings online.
  • Wide range of travel dates, including Christmas and New Year.
  • Maximum discount value is $1,000. Go big.
  • To book: Visit Expedia

RedBalloon: Up to 50% off + an extra 15% off when you spend $200+


What’s the deal? Up to 50% off select tours and experiences Australia-wide. Plus, when you spend over $200 at RedBalloon over Black Friday weekend and get an extra 15% off when you use this promo code.

And yes, you CAN use this promo code on already discounted tours and experiences. Woop!

This deal ends at 8pm AEDT on Monday 27 November.

Why we love this deal:

  • You can sort out your Christmas presents for practically everyone at RedBalloon.
  • Discount code is valid sitewide, so you can spend on everything from experiences to physical presents.
  • To book: Visit RedBalloon

Adrenaline: $40 off spends of $199 or more


What’s the deal? Spend over $199 and get $40 off your purchase. If you're planning on making several purchases, you might like to break them up to make the most of this deal.

For example, if you have to $200+ items you want to buy, buy them separately with this code and you'll save $40 off each – or $80 all up.

You have until the end of Black Friday weekend to use this code.

Why we love this deal:

  • It's a straight-up discount so you know exactly how much you're saving.
  • Discount is valid on a wide range of tours and experiences, including skydiving and hot air ballooning.
  • To book: Visit Adrenaline.

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