This post will help you navigate through the myriad of discounts, specials and Black Friday deals for 2018 so you can continue to explore!
Keep in mind that our name your own price walking tours are always budget friendly in any of our cities and we have special blog posts to cover visiting on a budget or how to enter certain attractions for free with a tourist discount pass!
In addition to great savings on Black Friday, we'll offer some Small Business Saturday savings to support local vendors we love, and keep an eye out through until next week for what some people are calling Travel Deal Tuesdays!
Black Friday Travel Deals for 2018
Tours and Guides
For the holiday deal week, you can get Lonely Planet Guide Books for a variety of cities with a special deal of Buy 3 for the Price of 2.
Don't forget that Saturday is #SmallBizSaturday and nothing makes a better stocking-stuffer than a gift card to Free Tours by Foot! We offer any customization - from a private tour, to tickets to one of our highly rated paid tours, or even prepaying for friends and family to join a name your own price tour so they don't have to think about it.
Contiki Tours offers a unique group travel experience for younger travels (ages 18-35) and they are running a Black November special, with 15% off select worldwide adventures traveling through 2019. If you're lucky on your DC stop, we might even be showing you around as our guides often hop on as local experts!
Tourist Discount Passes are a great option to save money on your travels year round and many of the big names offer special Thanksgiving (and Christmas) deals. With so many options to choose from, we suggest making sure you know what YOU want before choosing a tourist pass - it won't be a good deal for you if it doesn't include admission to the sites you want to visit.
Find out more about the various Tourist Discount Passes for the city you're visiting:
- New York City
- Washington DC
- New Orleans
- Los Angeles
- San Francisco
Flight & Hotel Deals for Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2018
One of the top options for travel deals is the Expedia Black Friday Deals (and Cyber Monday!) which can save you on hotels, flights, car rentals and more.
Starting November 23, 2018 at 6am EST and you can get a $100 off coupon on select flights, extra 75% off coupon on select hotels and more.
TIP: Download the App before so you're ready to go when the deal opens!
If 2018 is similar to last year, you'll find most airline carriers offering big discounts throughout the post Thanksgiving shopping weekend.
TIP: You'll find the most savings if you book a complete package - flight, hotel & rental car and if you act fast BUT don't get caught off guard with the fine print - from extra baggage fees to narrow travel dates. Be sure to look at the details!
SkySkanner Flights has a comprehensive list with real time updates for the various deals offered by American Airlines, Southwest, Virgin Air, and many other domestic and big name international airlines.
You'll find some of the best discounts on the higher start hotels, like Intercontinental. As with flights, be sure to read about any additional fees like parking and WiFi.
IHG Hotels Cyber Week Sale covers thousands of properties worldwide. You'll find deals starting at 25% off and members of IHG’s loyalty program can earn another 3%+ off their visit. Fine print includes booking between Nov. 23 and Nov. 30, 2018, for stays between Nov. 26, 2018, and March 31, 2019
Best Western Hotel Discounts are available for a number of groups - from AAA Members to Seniors, as well as the option to save significantly if you book online in advance.