How to play Black Friday travel deals during a pandemic

In Saint Lucia, all inclusive Windjammer landing The resort offers villas at 50% off, starting at $ 141 through December 4, and offers a $ 150 spa credit for stays of three nights or more through December 18, 2021. (If St. Lucia is on your radar, check out the islands page dedicated to Cyber ​​Monday deals with discounts of up to 50 percent.)

Kimpton Hotel & Restaurants can appeal to your inner selfless with a 25% room offer and a $ 5 a night donation to the charity No hungry child on bookings in more than 70 hotels worldwide, made from November 27 to December 2 for stays until September 7, 2021 (cancellation up to three days before arrival without penalty).

Acre The resort in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico is downsizing its rooms by one-third (up to $ 183) for three-night stays through October 2021, including daily breakfast and morning yoga, cocktails on arrival, a mezcal tasting and a tour. travel airport transportation (email [email protected] before December 1 and reference AcreBlackFriday2020 to book).

In many cases, the discounts are bigger this year.

TO Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys, Sheldon Suga, executive vice president, said management weighed the possible recovery in tourism in 2021 against the fact that many families were suffering financially.

“We decided to do the right thing and extend our discount and the booking window,” he said of the one-week offer, until November 30, which offers 40 % off from 30% last year for travel through Oct. 31 (rates start at $ 191, after discount).

Last year, Rosewood Hotels and Resorts offered its rooms up to 35 percent off during the seasonal sale. This year, the offer is at 40%, which means that a room available for $ 1,000 at Rosewood Little Dix Bay in Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands would cost $ 600. The agreement runs from November 27 to December 1, with a penalty-free cancellation window of 24 hours before arrival, until June 30, 2021.

In Orlando, the marine park owned by SeaWorld Discovery Cove said this year’s sale is the largest ever. Until November 30, discounts range from 20 to 50%; a regular swim with the dolphins package at $ 204 down will cost as little as $ 102 on tours throughout 2021. The park also offers free change of reservation up to 48 hours before arrival and full refund over 30 days.