Black Friday and Cyber Monday aren’t just about scoring great discounts on toys for the kids or big-screen TVs for yourself. Hotels also offer a ton of top-of-the-line markdowns on luxury packages to some of the most sought-after destinations. The best part: You don’t have to risk catching an elbow to the ribs to seize these savings.
Take advantage of favorable exchange rates and get three nights for the price of two (January 1 to April 17, 2017) at One Aldwych. This Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star luxury hotel is located in the heart of London’s Covent Garden, just minutes away from the lively theater scene (and be sure to pause to admire the hotel’s own contemporary art collection). This one-day deal is only available for reservations made on Cyber Monday, so don’t miss out.
Tortuga Bay Puntacana Resort & Club
Ten lucky couples will get a dreamy vacation in the Dominican Republic courtesy of Four-Star Tortuga Bay’s Ultimate Couples Cyber Monday package (valid for stays July 1 to 15, 2017). The promotion includes accommodations in a Junior Ocean View Suite for a mere $250 per night, VIP arrival and departure services, breakfast and dinner for two, 20 percent off at all resort venues, and an ecological tour for two.
Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
A stay at one of San Juan’s most lavish hotels is worth paying full price. At 35 percent off, it’s an absolute steal. Four-Star Condado Vanderbilt’s stellar Cyber Monday promotion is valid for dates between December 20, 2016, and December 20, 2017, meaning you could be en route to Puerto Rico for a post-New Year’s refresher in no time at all.
The high-end brand has a discount that will appeal to a wide range of travelers: a blanket 20 percent off at participating properties when you book between November 28 and 30. From the ultra-urban Four-Star Loews Regency New York Hotel to the beachy Four-Star Loews Miami Beach Hotel, you’ll have an embarrassment of riches when it comes to choosing a destination.
InterContinental New York Barclay
Old-school charm in the heart of New York City? Count us in. InterContinental New York Barclay’s Cyber Week sale offers 30 percent off stays of three nights or more when you reserve November 28 through December 2. Experiencing a full night dining and imbibing at the new hotel’s 1920s-inspired Gin Parlour makes the package worthwhile by itself.
Carillon Miami Beach
After the hubbub of the holidays, a relaxing getaway sounds heavenly. Escape to South Florida courtesy of Carillon Miami Beach’s post-Thanksgiving lifesaver. You’ll receive 25 percent off your stay and a spa day, complete with a complimentary treatment and access to the rooftop pool and thermal experience. Book November 25 to 28 for dates through October 31, 2017.
Lotte New York Palace
While Lotte New York Palace’s Cyber Monday deal would make a great gift for a loved one, you’ll probably want to keep this one for yourself. Enjoy the royal treatment with up to 50 percent off of the hotel’s ultra-lavish suites for stays through April 17, 2017, when you book between November 25 and 28.
French Quarter Inn
Charleston’s gastronomic delights are just as alluring in the off-season, and the extra side of savings, courtesy of the Forbes Travel Guide Recommended French Quarter Inn’s Cyber Monday deal, sweetens the pot. This 20 percent off winter deal covers stays from November 28, 2016, to January 31, 2017.
Whether you want a pre- or post-Christmas break, Boston’s Four-Star XV Beacon has you covered. Bask in the full beauty and charm of a New England winter with 20 percent off stays starting December 1, 2016, through January 31, 2017 (book on Cyber Monday). And don’t worry too much about weather around the Hub over the next few months. If it gets too cold, you can always cozy up to the in-room fireplace and order room service from onsite steakhouse Mooo.
The Westin Playa Bonita Panama
Add a tropical getaway to your to-do list with 50 percent off best available rates at The Westin Playa Bonita Panama. This warm-weather haven offers more than 600 rooms and suites that boast exceptional views of the Pacific Ocean or the nearby rainforest. The deal is valid for stays between December 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017, so feel free to take an interim holiday before the Christmas craziness begins.
The Peninsula Hotels
For a decadent Five-Star getaway, hop online from November 25 through 28 for 30 percent off of nightly rates at Peninsula hotels in New York and Chicago (use promotional codes NYCYBER and CHCYBER, respectively). Plus, Peninsula Spas in the aforementioned cities and Beverly Hills will slash 25 percent off of packages that include massages, facials, personal training and more.
During the sale, spread the holiday cheer: You’ll also receive 10 to 20 percent off of spa gift cards and 10 to 25 percent off of gift cards to onsite restaurants like Four-Star Clement.
Seven Stars Resort
Seven Stars Resort’s Black Friday promotion will have you dreaming of Turks and Caicos. Stays from April 17 to October 31, 2017, qualify for the buy one, get one rate for Ocean Front rooms. If you really can’t wait that long, ultra-savings are still available for vacations scheduled January 3 through April 16, 2017. For either discount, you’ll need to book between this November 25 and 28.
The Gates Hotel, Key West
If making it to the Florida Keys is at the top of your travel wish list, then that’s perfectly achievable thanks to The Gates Hotel, Key West’s Black Friday offer. Book any time before midnight on Cyber Monday, and you’ll receive 50 percent off of any stay through next December. With those savings, you will have plenty of extra money for those Hemingway daiquiris.
Hammock Beach Resort, A Salamander Resort
Palm Coast, a quaint stretch of the Sunshine State between Daytona Beach and St. Augustine, tends to get overlooked by other parts of Florida. But with Hammock Beach Resort’s Cyber Monday special — 50 percent off multi-bedroom villas and 30 percent off one-bedroom villas — you can better acquaint yourself with the newly renovated property and underrated destination at a wonderful discount.