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Black Friday & Cyber Monday: Hotel and Cruise Deals!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have several cruise lines, hotels, and travel companies offering special deals. So, we cherry-picked that LGBTQ+ travelers might be interested to snag before it’s too late. From luxury resorts to a cruise Down Under, you may want to consider booking one of these deals for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or Travel Tuesday!

DOMESTIC TRAVEL DEALS

White Elephant Resorts (Nantucket, MA, and Palm Beach FL)


The Deal: The White Elephant Resorts portfolio, including Jared Coffin House, The Cottages, The Wauwinet, and White Elephant in Nantucket, and White Elephant Palm Beach in Florida, will offer a fourth night free when booking a minimum three-night stay. The offer will be available for both the Nantucket and Palm Beach properties with an extended booking period from Black Friday through December 1, 2023. When booking, use the code: Cyber24

Booking Dates: November 24 – December 1, 2023  
Travel Dates for Nantucket: April 11 – October 26, 2024; blackout dates may apply 
Travel Dates for Palm Beach: January 1 – October 31, 2024; blackout dates may apply 

Starting Prices and Booking Links: 

  • White Elephant Nantucket: $425. Booking link here.  
  • Jared Coffin House: $220. Booking link here.  
  • The Wauwinet: $395. Booking link here.   
  • The Cottages at the Boat Basin: $180. Booking link here. 
  • White Elephant Palm Beach: $495. Booking link here.    


Parker Palm Springs (Palm Springs, California)


The Deal: Parker Palm Springs, a desert oasis nestled in the heart of Palm Springs known for its chic retro aesthetic, is offering 40% off the best available rate on any villa reservation as well as a $200 credit per villa per booking that can be claimed at the Palm Springs Yacht Club spa or for at Mr. Parker restaurant. Minimum three-night stay required.  

Booking Dates: Only November 27, 2023 (Cyber Monday) 
Travel Dates: Through December 31, 2024; blackout dates may apply 
Starting price: $399 per night 
Click here for more information about the Parker Palm Springs.



The Roundtree (Amagansett, New York)


The Deal: A hidden gem of low-key luxury in the Hamptons, just a two-and-a-half-hour drive from New York City, The Roundtree Amagansett is offering guests a 30% discount off of regular room rates.  When booking, guests should use promo code BLACKFRIDAY30 Cannot be combined with other packages. Excludes Christmas and New Year’s. 

Booking Dates: between November 22 – 27, 2023 
Travel Dates: November 28, 2023 – April 2024  
Starting price: $506 per night 
Click here for more information about The Roundtree and click here to book!



Sensei Porcupine Creek (Rancho Mirage, California)


The Deal: Kick off the new year right with a luxury wellness experience at Sensei Porcupine Creek. Guests who purchase a gift card of $5,000 or more will receive a $500 per night wellness credit, which can be used for booking spa services, private consultations with a Sensei Guide, or golf or tennis fees. Included in their stay, guests of the property have the option to choose from a multitude of different wellness programs, as well as access to unlimited complimentary daily classes and a daily $250 wellness credit per person on top of this special $500 promotion. 

For guests who purchase a gift card of $10,000 or more, they will receive the same inclusions as previously stated, along with a 90-minute bespoke private sushi-making experience for two to make three different dishes. This class is led by Chef Taka, Head Sushi Chef at Sensei by Nobu, an exclusive collaboration between Nobu and Sensei co-founder Dr. David Agus. 

Travel by Window: N/A
Booking Window: The deal is valid from Nov. 24-27, 2023.
Click here for more information about Sensei Porcupine Creek. 



Topnotch Resort (Stowe, Vermont)

(Photo Credit: Topnotch Resort)
(Photo Credit: Topnotch Resort)

The Deal: Topnotch Resort is offering a Cyber Monday 2023 – One Night, One Room, One Hundred Dollars flash sale starting at 8:15 am ET on Mon. 11/27 (8:00 am ET for email subscribers). Only one room priced at $100 (excluding taxes and resort fees) is available per night between 11/27/23 and 8/31/24 on a first-come, first-served basis (total available rooms: 100). The sale ends when the 100 nights of reservations have been found and booked – they will go quickly so shoppers need to act fast!  

Travel Window: Nov 27, 2023 – August 23, 2024
Booking Window: November 27, 2023
Click here for more information about this offer at Topnotch Resort.



HarbourView Inn (Charleston, South Carolina)

(Photo Credit: HarbourView Inn)
(Photo Credit: HarbourView Inn)

The Deal: This property is offering 25% off bookings made from November 27 through December 3, 2023, for travel by December 31, 2024. Before the discount, the hotel starting rate is $289/night.

Travel Window: Before December 31, 2024
Booking Window: November 27, 2023 – December 3, 2023
Click here for more information about HarbourView Inn. 



The Spectator Hotel (Charleston, South Carolina)

(Photo Credit: The Spectator Hotel)
(Photo Credit: The Spectator Hotel)

The Deal: This property is offering 23% off bookings made from November 27 through December 3, 2023, for travel by December 31, 2024. Before the discount, the hotel starting rate is $299/night.

Travel Window: Before December 31, 2024
Booking Window: November 27, 2023 – December 3, 2023
Click here for more information about The Spectator Hotel. 



French Quarter Inn (Charleston, South Carolina)

(Photo Credit: French Quarter Inn)
(Photo Credit: French Quarter Inn)

The Deal: This property is offering 23% off bookings made from November 27 through December 3m 2023, for travel by December 31, 2024. Before the discount, the hotel starting rate is $289/night.

Travel Window: Before December 31, 2024
Booking Window: November 27, 2023 – December 3, 2023
Click here for more information about the French Quarter Inn. 



INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL DEALS

Almanac Hotels (Barcelona, Prague, and Vienna) 


The Deal: Almanac Hotels, the family-owned boutique hospitality brand including Almanac Barcelona and newly unveiled Almanac Palais Vienna and Almanac X Alcron Prague, are offering 30% off the best available room rate, including complimentary breakfast, WiFi, and access to spa and gym facilities.  

Travel Dates: November 28, 2023 – March 15, 2024. Blackout dates apply. Two-night stay minimum in Barcelona and Prague.
Booking Dates: November 24 – 27, 2023 

Booking links, per property: 

  • Almanac Barcelona: here   
  • Almanac Palais Vienna: here  
  • Almanac X Alcron Prague: here  


Dromoland Castle (Ireland)

(Photo Credit: Dromoland Castle)
(Photo Credit: Dromoland Castle)

The Deal: Dromoland Castle, a stunning 16th-century fortress nestled in the picturesque County Clare, Ireland, is offering up a great deal. Enjoy a discounted two-night accommodation in the Queen Anne Classic or Deluxe Bedroom, a full English breakfast daily, and a 10% discount on a 60-minute treatment at the brand-new Barbara Sturm Castle Spa.

Booking Dates: Only November 27, 2023 (Cyber Monday)
Travel Dates: January 3 – March 31, 2024. Two nights stay minimum.  

Starting Price:  

  • Queen Anne Room: €680 total for two nights (inclusive of offer) 
  • Deluxe Bedroom: €810 total for two nights (inclusive of offer) 

Click here to book at the Dromoland Castle. 



Tenuta di Murlo (Umbria, Italy)

(Photo Credit: Tenuta di Murlo)
(Photo Credit: Tenuta di Murlo)

The Deal: Tenuta di Murlo, the enormous 18,000-acre estate has been in the Carabba Tettamanti family since the 16th century and the current generation has spent a decade restoring, renovating, and designing the medieval farmhouses dotting the estate. The property is offering a 30% discount on a two-night stay minimum including daily breakfast and one dinner at Il Caldero. The offer applies to any of the eight villas which can accommodate anywhere from two to 12 guests.  

Booking Dates: Only November 27, 2023 (Cyber Monday) 
Travel Dates: Can be applied through April 30, 2024.  
Starting price: €950 
Click here for more information and to book this offer at Tenuta di Murlo. 



Renaissance Wind Creek Curaçao Resort (Willemstad, Curaçao)

(Photo Credit: Renaissance Wind Creek Curaçao Resort)
(Photo Credit: Renaissance Wind Creek Curaçao Resort)

The Deal: From Friday, November 24 through Tuesday, November 28, 2023, Renaissance Wind Creek Curaçao Resort will offer up to 50% off their best available rate for stays from November 25, 2023, through November 1, 2024, using promo code: BOG.

Booking Window: November 24-28, 2023
Click here to book this deal at the Renaissance Wind Creek Curaçao Resort.

Terms & Conditions: The deal is only for new bookings with a minimum two-night stay. It is not valid for group bookings of 10 rooms or more and cannot be combined with any other promotions. 
 



Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba (Oranjestad, Aruba)

(Photo Credit: Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba)
(Photo Credit: Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba)

The Deal: As Aruba commemorates the start of its 70th Carnival anniversary, the premier Aruban resort, situated right at the heart of all the festivities, including the main parade events, is commencing a year-long celebration. This platinum anniversary is set to surpass all expectations, promising a year filled with joy and revelry. 

To inaugurate this remarkable 70th anniversary, Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba Resort is extending a special offer to guests booking four nights or more, providing them with a daily resort credit of $70. This exclusive offer is valid for new reservations made from Friday, November 24 to Tuesday, November 28, 2023, using promo code: ZX0, for stays between November 25, 2023, and November 1, 2024. 

Booking Window: November 24-28, 2023
Click here to book this deal at the Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba Resort.

Terms & Conditions: Only valid for new bookings. Not valid for group bookings of 10 rooms or more. Not combinable with other promotions. The daily credit is non-transferable and unused portions are non-refundable.



Oceania Cruises


The Deal: Oceania Cruises is offering a rare opportunity for savings on their luxury sailing with the following Black Friday deal. The luxury cruise line is offering up to $3,000 off on specific sailings in addition to its already generous simply MORE value. In addition, travelers will receive 2for1 cruise fares, FREE roundtrip airfare, airport transfers, shore excursions, free champagne, wine, gourmet specialty dining, and unlimited WIFI. Oceania Cruises Black Friday Sale will be offered on over two dozen sailings.

Travel Window: Select 2024 voyages throughout the year including: 

Booking Window: November 14 – December 5, 2023
Click here and book these cruises through Oceania Cruises’ website.

Vacationer Staff

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