Black Friday Travel Deals 2021

Black Friday Travel Deals 2021

It’s that time of year again when we all rush to the Black Friday sales. If you are planning on travelling at the end of this year or even for 2022, here are the best travel deals that I’ve found to help you save on your solo trip. 

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ACCOMMODATION

Booking.com – Save Up To 30%

Booking.com is my favourite accommodation booking site. You can work your way up the Genius levels and receive benefits each time that you book. This easy-to-use platform lists hostels, hotels, apartments and eco-accommodation. For Black Friday, they’re offering up to 30% off stays between November and 30th June 2022. Book before 1st December 2021 to get the discounted rate. 

* Check dates, prices and availability: Booking.com 

Expedia – Save 30% off

Expedia has a member-only Black Friday sale. It’s free to join and you can save 30% off thousands of hotels when you book by 29th November 2021. Travel between now and 30th April 2022 to qualify. Choose from a hotel in Paris, London, Barcelona or Istanbul. They have hotels around the world. 

* Check dates, prices and availability: Expedia 

Hostelworld – Up to 55% off

If you love travelling solo on a budget and meeting others, hostels are a great choice. From 19th November until 30th November, Hostelworld has more than 300 hostels offering savings of up to 55%. Choose from Madrid, Prague, Budapest, Barcelona, Cancun, Rio or Lisbon to name just a few. 

* Check all hostel discounts with Hostelworld

Last Minute.com – Save money

Last Minute doesn’t have a specific Black Friday deal as offering last-minute deals is what they are known for. If you’re looking for discounted holidays to the USA, Spain, Turkey, Egypt or worldwide, their platform can help you to find cheaper getaways whether it’s a flight and hotel package that you need or just a last-minute hotel. I used them during my trip to Madeira and saved a lot on my hotels. 

* Check all holidays & hotels: Last Minute.com

APPS

Blinkist – 50% off

Blinkist is an award-winning learning app where you can learn the key insights from bestselling nonfiction books. They have over 3,000 titles to read and listen to and are offering 50% off a Blinkist yearly subscription. Instead of £59.99, signing up for a year will only cost you £29.99. This includes a free 7-day trial to see if this is right for you. 

* Find out more about Blinkist 

Headspace – 62% off

For this looking to meditate and keep balanced before or during travel, Headspace is a meditation app that I regularly use. They currently have their biggest saving of the year for Black Friday. You can save 62% off a monthly subscription and 50% off annual subscriptions. 

* Sign up for the Headspace app

COURSES

i-to-i – Save up to 65% off

If you're planning on teaching English abroad and searching for a TEFL course to help you to do it, i-to-i are offering up to 65% off their TEFL courses. The offer ends on Friday 19th November 2021. I have personally taken one of their courses and you can read my review here.

* Check TEFL courses with itoi

DAY TOURS

Get Your Guide – 10% off

Get Your Guide is offering visitors 10% off when they download their app. They have worldwide day tours for every type of solo whether you are planning on seeing the views from the Eiffel Tower in Paris or visiting the floating market in Bangkok. Use the ‘APP10’ promotion code to get the discount. 

* Check tours, prices and availability: Get Your Guide 

Omio – 5% off

Omio is a platform to find trains and buses within Europe. From 25th November to 29th November you can save 5% off all modes of transport. The maximum discount you can receive is 150 Euros. Use the code: OmioBF2021 to get the 5% discount.

* Check all transport prices with Omio

TOUR COMPANIES

Contiki – Save up to 20% off

If you’re aged 18 to 35 years old and are looking for a fun trip, check out Contiki. As a worldwide leader in group travel, they offer group trips to Europe, Asia, New Zealand and many more. Save up to 20% off selected trips sitewide for the end of 2021 and 2022.

* Check tours, prices and availability: Contiki 

G Adventures – Save 30% off

I love this sustainable travel company that has its own foundation. From now until 3rd December 2021 you can save up to 30% on a large number of their most popular tours across the world. Go island hopping in Thailand, sail around Greece or see Machu Picchu in Peru plus many more. 

* Check dates, prices and availability: G Adventures 

Global Work & Travel – Save £100/$100/€100 

If you’ve ever dreamed of working abroad, maybe as an au pair, volunteering with sea turtles in Costa Rica, the Big 5 in Africa, or teaching English to children in Thailand, Global Work & Travel are the company to do it with. They have 1,200 partners around the globe so you can travel to Canada, U.S. Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru, France, Spain, Italy or the UK or to places in Africa such as Namibia, South Africa or Tanzania. Maybe you prefer Asia and have always wanted to see China, Thailand, Japan or Vietnam, or want to work in Australia or New Zealand. 

Trips last from 2 weeks to 6 months and they offer a range of lifetime experiences with glowing reviews and 24/7 support. Deposits are as little as £49 which is refundable if you don’t qualify. And their Corona booking flexibility means that you can push your trip date back and change your trip to any of the experiences that they offer if you need to. 

For Black Friday from 28th November to 5th December they are offering a £300 flight voucher (300$ US & 400 NZ/AU/CA) to use towards flights. Plus, they have a special promotion for Girl about the Globe where you can save £100/$100/€100 off with our code GATG.

* See all work and volunteering placements here 

Travel Talk – Up to 60% off

If you are aged 18-39 and are looking for an adventure tour company, look no further than Travel Talk, a budget-friendly tour company for adventurous and cultural travellers. Designed for 18 to 39 year olds who are looking for affordable tours with a premium service, they offer group tours to Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Greece, Turkey, Egypt, Morocco, and more. From 26th November they are offering savings of up to 60% off some of their popular destinations. 

* Check dates, prices and availability: Travel Talk 

MacBackpackers – Save 20% 

MacBackpackers are offering a special November discount on their Scotland tours. Save 20% off tours this month and reserve your spot with a 25% deposit. Use the code MACBLACKFRIDAY to get your discount. I have personally travelled with them and absolutely love this 18 to 40 company. You have until 29th November to get the discount. 

* Check dates, tours and availability: MacBackpackers

TRAVEL ACCESSORIES

Amazon.com – Black Friday Sale

Amazon have launched its Black Friday Sale with new deals being announced every day. Search the site for anything that you usually buy from Amazon. It’s also a good opportunity to buy travel products and Christmas presents too! 

* Check the latest deals on Amazon.com 

Ivory Ella – 40% off 

If you want to buy a funky t-shirt and help wildlife at the same time, Ivory Ella is an online clothing store affiliated with Save the Elephants. They donate 10% of the profits of all clothing and accessories. Choose from long-sleeved pink t-shirts, tie-dye hoodies and cosy sherpas. They even have recycled leggings in their clothes for a cause. Their Black Friday special is 40% off sitewide until 28th November 2021.

* Shop all Ivory Ella collections

LastObject – Green November

Instead of Black Friday, Last Object is saying hello to GREEN NOVEMBER. For every purchase in November, they pledge to remove 1kg (2 lbs) of plastic waste from our oceans. Just buy any of their sustainable products from a reusable cotton swab, tissue, facial pads or mask and spray to be part of their initiative. 

* Shop all their sustainable products 

Loom Footwear – 60% off

I’ve been wearing these shoes non-stop because they are so comfortable and easy to clean. At the moment Loom has an early Black Friday sale offering 60% off their vegan, waterproof walking shoes including free shipping (for specific countries).

* Shop Loom footwear 

Osprey Bags – Up to 40% off

If you’re on the search for a backpack for travelling or just a hiking trip on the weekends, Osprey are offering up to 40% off selected products from now until 29th November. Choose from the everyday tote, a transporter global carry-on bag or a tempest pack. All fabrics used are durable to stand the test of time and they look good too! 

* Shop all Osprey bags and products

Patagonia – Sales

Patagonia supports Grassroots organisations to find solutions to the environmental crisis. At the moment they have discounts on several of their products so you can save £44 off a M’s Nano-Air hoody or hoody pullover. Their Waste not collection are re-crafted clothes made from other clothes so you’re doing your bit for the environment too. As well as these fleece pullovers they also offer merino socks, jackets, base layers and so much more…

* Shop all Patagonia clothing

Pick-Pocket Proof Pants – Save 25%

Not only do these cargo trousers look stylish and come in a variety of shades, they are ideal for stashing away your money and valuables too and you can save 25% off from now! Manufactured with pickpockets in mind, they are the safest trousers on the market. They have a skirt, shirt and dress too. 

* Shop Pick-pocket proof pants 

Rosetta Stone – Get 50% off Unlimited Languages

Learning a language can really help with confidence when you travel solo. Rosetta Stone is one of the best programs out there to be able to learn and speak the lingo. Whether you’re looking for a language course for 3 months, 12 months or over a lifetime, they have several courses to study. Their Black Friday special is a huge saving! Instead of paying £349 / $472 for lifetime access to 24 languages, you get them for just £199 / $269! A great saving. 

* Buy all 24 languages with Rosetta Stone 

We Drifters – 10% off Anti-Insect Pyjamas

I love these anti-insect pyjamas and have a pair ready to take with me on my Africa camping trip. Made of bamboo they are infused with anti-insect treatment and are perfect for a camping trip where you need to keep the mosquitos away. Not only do they help prevent you from mozzie bites but for each pair bought We Drifters donate £2 to Malaria No More. And Girl about the Globe has secured a special deal with them for 10% off! Enter the discount code ‘girlabouttheglobe10’ to get your discount. 

* Discover their anti-insect pyjamas 

WEBSITE HOSTING

Bluehost – 60% off

If you’ve ever wanted to start your very own blog (like me!) then you’ll need hosting and a website for your site. Blue Host is offering a discounted rate for Black Friday making it a great time to start thinking about starting your blog. I use Blue Host for my divorce website. Hosting starts from £2.16 / $2.90 per month. 

* Check prices and plans: Blue Host

SiteGround – Save Up to 75% off

Siteground is offering 75% off all their shared hosting plans for new clients who sign up. They offer reliable web hosting, WordPress hosting and WooCommerce hosting and I use them for Girl about the Globe. 

* Check hosting plans and prices: SiteGround

 

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