Best Cyber Monday travel deals 2021: Hotel, cruise and airfare discounts13 min read
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The travel industry saw its first sign of a big rebound with massive numbers of people traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday. With that in mind, it’s looking ahead to later this year and next. And, we benefit from that optimism for a return to travel with some truly great Cyber Monday travel deals.
We’ve rounded up some of the best deals in the hotel, airline and cruise line space. Plus, we’ve taken a look at some of the best travel products that are on sale this Cyber Monday — like some of our favorite luggage and accessories. In all, we’ve found 41 deals that are worth considering as you plan your next vacation.
Start planning a getaway for someone you love, or give yourself the gift of travel this holiday season with these Cyber Monday deals that won’t stick around for long.
With Hilton’s Cyber Monday deals, it’s offering property-specific promotions. For example, at the Hilton Cancun, the all-inclusive resort is offering a fifth night free on stays and a free upgrade to the next room category. You must book by Nov. 29 for travel between Dec. 1, 2021, and Dec. 22, 2022.
You can get up to 50% off on bookings through Nov. 29 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort and Hilton Waikoloa Village. The sale is valid on stays for travel through October 2022.
Finally, you can get discounts of up to 25% at more than 500 properties in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. You must book by Jan. 31, 2022, for stays through May 9, 2022. Participating properties include The Biltmore Mayfair in London, the Conrad Dublin and Hilton Garden Inn Faroe Islands, among others.
The world’s largest hotel chain is offering its largest Cyber Week sale ever. Running through Nov. 29, if you are a Marriott Bonvoy member, you can save 25% on stays booked at more than 5,000 properties across the US, Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
If you’re not a member of the Marriott Bonvoy program, you can still save 20%. For both members and non-members, the discount is valid on stays through Jan. 17, 2022. Among the participating hotels, consider The Gwen in Chicago, the W Miami, the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto and many more.
Bring a little bit of your favorite hotel experience into your home with this different kind of Cyber Monday travel sale. The following hotel stores are offering discounts: Westin Store (25% off through Dec. 15), Sheraton Store (25% off through Dec. 16), Shop Marriott (25% off through Dec. 15), Gaylord Hotels Store (20% off through Dec. 16), Collect Renaissance (25% off through Dec. 15), Fairfield Store (25% off through Dec. 27) and Shop Courtyard (25% off through Dec. 20).
Accor Hotels in North and Central America are offering a 30% discount for all guests plus an additional 10% discount for Accor Live Limitless members, which is the chain’s free loyalty program, through Nov. 29. If you book as part of this Cyber Monday sale, travel must be completed by March 31, 2022. Consider participating properties such as The Plaza Hotel in New York, Fairmont Banff Springs in Canada, Fairmont El San Juan in Puerto Rico and Fairmont Mayakoba in Mexico, among others.
You can get 40% off room rates at Arlo properties. You must book by Nov. 29, 2021, as part of this Cyber Monday offer, and stays must be completed by April 30, 2022. Participating hotels include the Arlo NoMad, Arlo Midtown and Arlo SoHo in New York City, as well as Nautilus by Arlo in South Beach, Miami.
You can save up to 25% on new bookings at Virgin Hotels through Jan. 3, 2022, as part of this Cyber Monday deal. Properties participating in the deal include Virgin Hotels Chicago, Virgin Hotels Dallas, Virgin Hotels Nashville, Virgin Hotels New Orleans and Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. Travel booked as part of this sale must be completed by Dec. 31, 2022.
Additionally, Virgin Hotels is offering discounts on gift cards at locations in Chicago, Dallas, Nashville and New Orleans. You can buy gift cards at the following rates:
- Buy a $250 e-gift card, get $50 in free gift cards
- Buy a $400 e-gift card, get $100 in free gift cards
- Buy a $500 e-gift card, get $125 in free gift cards
- Buy a $1,000 e-gift card, get $250 in free gift cards
Slightly longer than just a one-day sale for Cyber Monday, the Dream Hotel Group is offering deals through Dec. 2. With the offer, you can save up to 50% off future stays at Dream Hotels, Unscripted Hotels and By Dream Hotel Group locations. In order to get the discount, you must book with the promo code “CYBER2021” directly through the chain and complete your stay by Nov. 30, 2022. Keep in mind that only the following hotels are participating in the deal: Dream Nashville, Dream Hollywood, Dream Downtown NY, Dream Midtown NY, Dream South Beach, Unscripted Durham and The Time New York.
Relive your college days with this chain of hotels located in university towns across the US and UK. With the chain’s Cyber Monday promotion, you can get up to 50% off stays when booked before Dec. 3. Eligible stays must be completed by March 31, 2022. You must use the code “CYBERSPACE” at checkout in order to unlock the up to 50% discount. University locations range from Chapel Hill to Nashville, State College, Athens, Ann Arbor, Knoxville and many more.
Through Nov. 30, the global Rosewood collection is offering up to 50% off stays for Cyber Monday for those completed by June 30, 2022. Hotels offering up to 50% off include stays of five nights or more at the Rosewood Sand Hill, Rosewood Washington, DC and Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi, among others. Meanwhile, hotels offering up to 30% off include Rosewood Hotel Georgia, Rosewood London and Rosewood Phuket, among others. You must use the promo code “CYBER21” when booking and there are blackout dates.
When booking at this small chain in the Northeast, you can get up to 50% off stays in Montauk, New York, and Newport, Rhode Island. Bookings must be made by Nov. 29, 2021, and eligible dates for stays vary depending on the property, noting that blackout dates also apply. Participating properties include Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa (30% off rooms, 40% off suites, 40% off residences and 50% off cottages on select dates), Gurney’s Star Island Resort & Marina (30% off rooms on select dates), Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina (30% off rooms and 40% off suites on select dates).
Although not officially a Cyber Monday deal, you can still save up to 15% off on stays at select Hyatt properties. The Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, Hyatt Herald Square New York, Andaz West Hollywood and many more are among the more than 850 properties participating in the sale. You must book by Dec. 21, 2021, for travel dates through April 30, 2022. The stay must be made directly through Hyatt or its mobile app.
Each of the 12 nationwide properties within The Kessler Collection portfolio are offering 22% off stays for this sale, which runs through Dec. 6, 2021. Stays must be completed between January and March 2022, at properties including the Grand Bohemian Hotel Charleston in South Carolina to the Beaver Creek Lodge in Colorado and JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District in Georgia.
If you’re planning to take advantage of one — or more — of these hotel deals, consider one of these products to best complete your stay.
For that perfect night sleep
Get a good night’s sleep at your hotel with this sleep mask. It offers complete darkness for prime sleeping as well as molded cups that curve away from eyes to allow for free eye movement. And for Cyber Monday, you can get it for just $13.95.
For a quiet, peaceful sleep
Let’s face it: Hotels aren’t always quiet. But with these earplugs, you can block out up to 27dB of noise to sleep more soundly. Plus, with a 25% off coupon, you can get a more quiet sleep for just $14.96 for Cyber Monday.
To relax and improve sleep
Have a more relaxing sleep in your hotel room with a weighted blanket. With Cyber Monday deals, you can get this one for just below $60 at Amazon.
The New York-based JetBlue is offering travelers up to $100 off flights per person when booked directly with the airline. You must book by Nov. 30 and travel by fall 2022 in order to receive $50 off each one-way segment with a minimum spend of $100 per segment. In total, you can save up to $100 per person round trip. It’s only valid on nonstop flights and excludes transatlantic routes.
JetBlue Vacations is offering its Cyber Monday deal through Nov. 30. With it, you can receive the following discounts on both flight and hotel and flight and cruise packages:
- $50 off when you spend $500 or more with promo code “BUNDLE50”
- $150 off when you spend $1,000 or more with promo code “BUNDLE150”
- $500 off when you spend $3,000 or more with promo code “BUNDLE500”
- $750 off when you spend $6,000 or more with promo code “BUNDLE750”
Travel must be completed between Dec. 8, 2021, and Oct. 15, 2022. Be sure to input the promo code when purchasing in order to trigger the savings.
Delta is advertising its Season of Adventure Deals, including some Cyber Monday offers through Nov. 30. With the deal, travelers can take advantage of three distinct deals, based on where you want to travel:
Domestic deals: Fly from just 7,000 Delta SkyMiles round trip (plus taxes and fees) to domestic destinations. The deal includes destinations such as Miami, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. You must book by Nov. 30, and the deal is valid for travel between Jan. 10 and Feb. 28, 2022.
Latin America & Caribbean deals: Fly to destinations such as the US Virgin Islands, Belize and The Bahamas for as few as 12,000 Delta SkyMiles round trip (plus taxes and fees.) You must book by Nov. 30 and travel between Jan. 5 and Feb. 28, 2022.
European destinations: Fly in Delta Premium Select to Europe starting at 100,000 SkyMiles (plus taxes and fees). Or, you can purchase a seat in Comfort+ using cash and upgrade to Premium Select for an additional $200. The sale is valid to destinations such as London, Amsterdam, Paris and Madrid. You must book by Nov. 30 and travel between November 2021 and May 6, 2022.
Alaska Airlines is offering savings with fares starting at $89 one way for Cyber Monday through Nov. 30. For example, you can fly from Newark (EWR) to Portland (PDX) for $89 one way.
Meanwhile, Dallas-based American Airlines is offering flights around the US for less than $100 one way. For example, you can fly from New York to Miami for just $49 one way with this Cyber Monday offer. Additionally, the carrier is offering savings when booking vacation packages by using the promo code “UNLOCK2021” when booking. Finally, as part of the deal, you can save up to 45% when you buy, gift or transfer miles.
Dubai-based Emirates Airline is offering discounted fares on select routes for its Cyber Monday sale, which runs through Nov. 29. Travel booked as part of this sale must be completed between Nov. 25, 2021, and March 31, 2022, though there are blackout dates. Here are some sample round-trip fares:
- New York City (JFK) to Milan (MXP) for $599 round trip
- New York City (JFK) and Washington, DC (IAD) to Bangkok (BKK) for $819 round trip
- Los Angeles (LAX) to Cairo (CAI) for $679 round trip
- Washington, DC (IAD) to Maldives (MLE) for $779 round trip
- Miami (MIA) and Orlando (MCO) to Dubai (DXB) for $719 round trip
Cyber Monday deals on suitcases and accessories for your next flight
Before you head off on your next trip, make sure you’ve got good luggage and the right accessories to make the journey with you. We’ve got you covered — check here for our guides to the best carry-on suitcases as well as the best checked luggage to order now and take advantage of Cyber Monday savings.
A great rolling laptop bag
This is a great option for a carry-on bag. It’s soft-sided and durable. Plus, it’s on sale for Cyber Monday at a discounted price of $191.
The most Instagrammable carry-on luggage
The Calpak Ambeur Carry-On has a sleek, monochromatic exterior for prime Instagramming. The wheels and telescopic handle match the rest of the case, making this a great travel companion.
Stylish and versatile
Get this Delsey carry-on bag on sale for nearly $100 off. It’s our runner-up for best carry-on bag and features a strong yet lightweight material.
The best travel pillow
During our testing, this travel pillow was the clear winner. It works best when leaning your head to the side or against a solid surface. And, for Cyber Monday, it’s on sale with a 25% off coupon at Amazon.
This is a great deal if you’re eyeing a cruise, where you can score up to $4,250 in value. Through Nov. 29, Norwegian is offering 70% off the second guest fare as well as seven free offers, including free open bar, free specialty dining, free excursions, free Wi-Fi, free extra guests, free air for the second guest and free $250 to use on board. The Cyber Monday sale, dubbed “Greatest Deal Ever” is available on all departures, all itineraries and all published voyage dates from 2021 through summer 2024.
This exploration cruise line is offering up to 50% off cruises to destinations all around the world on bookings made between Nov. 22 and Nov. 30, for select 2022 and 2023 cruises. For example, you can get up to 50% off a 13-day cruise from Reykjavik, Iceland, to St. John’s in Canada, which stops in Greenland and Northern Labrador. You can also get up to 50% off Hurtigruten’s Norwegian Coastal Express along Norway’s coastline. Deposits have also been reduced to 10% on all expedition cruises.
If you book a new Celebrity cruise by Nov. 30, you’ll get 50% off your second guest’s fare as well as up to $300 in on-board credit. The Cyber Monday offer is valid for sailings departing between Dec. 18, 2021, and March 31, 2023 — excluding Galapagos cruises. Keep in mind, however, that the exact amount will vary based on the length of the cruise. Additionally, for Caribbean sailings between Dec. 18, 2021, and Dec. 27, 21, if you book an “always included” sailing, you’re eligible for up to $200 credit on board.
Princess is offering travelers up to $200 in onboard spending money per stateroom as well as 50% off deposits when booking a new cruise through Nov. 30. Keep in mind the sale offer is only valid for cruises sailing March 1, 2022, and beyond.
As a newcomer to the cruise industry, customers can save up to 20% off a Virgin Voyages cruise and also receive a $100 bar tab when purchasing a $300 bar tab through Nov. 29. It’s valid for cruises departing between Dec. 1, 2021, and March 27, 2022, on Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady ship and between March 18 and May 22, 2022, on the Valiant Lady ship.
Starting Nov. 23 and running through Nov. 30, small luxury line Windstar Cruises is offering a $100 onboard credit per guest. The credit can be used on excursions, spa treatments, drinks on board and more.
If you’re thinking of taking advantage of these cruise deals, you’ll want to make sure you have everything you need to make the vacation as perfect as possible.
The ultimate travel companion
We’ve dubbed AirTags the perfect travel companion. And, that applies to cruising, too. With an AirTag on your luggage, you’ll be able to follow it from drop-off at check-in to when it reaches your stateroom. Never lose track of your luggage again.
The most portable charger
During our testing, this portable charger reigned supreme for its portability. It’s perfect for sticking in your beach bag on a cruise or when you head up to the pool deck so your devices always stay charged.
The perfect beachside reading companion
Bring your reading material with you with a Kindle Oasis. With it, you can take your favorite beachside read on the go — whether it’s up at the pool deck or at the beach.
Members of Expedia’s free membership program can take advantage of the OTA’s Cyber Monday savings. The members-only Cyber Monday sale will see discounts of 30% off or more at select properties through Nov. 29. Participating properties include those such as Caribe Royale in Orlando, Omni Cancun Hotel and Villas All Inclusive, 1 Hotel West Hollywood and more. Additionally, bookings made on the Expedia mobile app will be eligible for 4x rewards points.
The Booking.com Cyber Monday sale is now live and you can save 30% or more on select stays. The discount for hotel stays starts at 30%, which means you could potentially save more at hotels around the world. Participating properties include The Grove Resort and Water Park Orlando, Beach Cove Resort in Myrtle Beach, Park Shore Waikiki in Hawaii, Yotel San Francisco and Club Quarters Hotel World Trade Center in New York City, among others. The sale ends Dec. 1, at 4 a.m. ET and is valid for stays with a check-out date on or before July 1, 2022.
Hotels.com is offering 30% and more off select stays — but only for members of its free Hotels.com Rewards program. The sale runs through 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 29, and stays much be completed by April 30, 2022. Only select hotels are offering discounted rates and include those such as The Dilly in London, Hotel St. James in New York City, Eden Roc Miami Beach and Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham in Puerto Rico. Additionally, bookings made on Hotels.com beginning Nov. 23, will be eligible for Double Rewards Stamps that can be used toward free stays.
Through Nov. 29, Priceline is offering 10% off site-wide Express Deals. Each day, the online travel agent will launch new flash sales that offer steep discounts on hotels, rental cars, flights, cruises and more. It’ll be worth checking out each day which flash sales are discounted. Additionally, members of Priceline VIP, which is the OTA’s free loyalty program, will get a mystery coupon during the week.
Between Nov. 29 and Dec. 3, CLEAR is offering new members one month free; an annual membership rate of $179 plus three free family memberships for a full year; buy one, gift a membership to a friend for six months for free; three months for $29 (including free family); and $90 for a six-month membership. CLEAR is one of our favorite ways to make for a seamless and stress-free airport travel experience. With it, you can zip to the front of the TSA security lane at participating airports.
The travel accessory store Away is offering up to 40% off certain products. For example, you can get The Mini Everywhere bag for $165 instead of the typical $195. Or, The Latitude Tote for $117 instead of the typical $195.
We consider this pair of over-ear headphones to be the best on the market. And, for Cyber Monday, you can get them for more than $100 off.
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