Black Friday is about more than toys and electronics, you know. Here's our pick of the best travel deals in and from Ireland.
20pc off flights to Iceland
WOW air's ‘Purple Friday’ flash sale has 20pc off flights to Iceland and all of its US destinations until midnight on Black Friday. The discount applies to return flights for travel between January 10 and April 10 (use the promo code WOWPURPLEFFRIDAY to book). wowair.ie.
€9.99 fares with Ryanair
Ryanair's 'Cyber Week' promotions are running all week, with thousands of seats from €9.99. Keep your eye on its website and social media for more. ryanair.com.
€50 off US flights with Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus has €50 off round trips to all of its North American destinations, including New York, Los Angeles, Boston and Toronto, all week. Fares to New York start from €205 each-way. Book by midnight on November 28. aerlingus.com
Malta from just €150pp
ITAA member Navan Travel (travalue.ie) has return flights and five nights' accommodation in Malta's Topaz Hotel from €150pp, departing December 8.
40pc off Budget Travel's vouchers
Budget Travel is offering 40pc off its gift vouchers for Black Friday. That means you can get a €50 voucher for €30, and a €100 voucher for €60 - redeemable against summer 2017 holidays with travel from May 1 to August 31. 01 435-0024; budgettravel.ie.
USIT slashes prices on adventure travel
USIT has a cyber sale on its adventure tours, with a minimum of 18pc and a maximum of 43pc off select trips booked between 5am Friday and 5am Tuesday. An eight-day trip to India's Golden Triangle is reduced from €519 to €296, for example (ex. flights). See usit.ie and itaa.ie/offers for more Black Friday travel deals from ITAA members.
€50 off Manor House Hotels
Manor House Hotels is offering €50 off its Christmas vouchers for Black Friday. Stocking filler, anyone? See manorhousehotels.com/gift-vouchers.
On the piste from €299pp
Directski.com has €180 off a seven-day ski holiday in France, departing January 14. The trip, which includes flights and 3-star accommodation in Chamonix, has been reduced from €479pp to €299pp. Book before midnight on November 25.
€25 plus 10pc off your 2017 Camino
Camino Ways has a Black Friday voucher offering €25pp off holiday bookings made before midnight on Sunday. Best of all, the offer can be added to an Early Bird offering 10pc off self-guided tours for 2017. See CaminoWays.com.
€549pp: 5-star Malta with Concorde Travel
Concorde Travel has a seven-night package to the five-star Le Meridien Hotel & Spa in St. Julian’s on December 13 for €549pp. The special, which includes flights and transfers, is available to book until Saturday, November 26. concordetravel.ie.
€100 off with SunSearch
SunSearch has up to €100 off all sun holidays booked before midnight on Monday. Use the promo code BLACK50 to get €50 off holidays with a minimum spend of €600, and BLACK100 to get €100 off a minimum spend of €1200. sunsearchholidays.ie.
15pc off hotel bookings
Several Irish hotels are doing Black Friday travel deals, including Cork's Maryborough (15pc extra on monetary vouchers to midnight on Monday, November 28), Kilkenny's Pembroke Hotel (1pc off all vouchers until the end of November) and Dublin's Trinity City Hotel (15pc off prepaid advance bookings made by November 28). See maryborough.com, pembrokekilkenny.com and trinitycityhotel.com for more.
Cheap trips to the Canaries
Sunway has several offers to the Canaries valid from 12am Friday to midnight Sunday, including seven night packages to Fuerteventura from €249pp (save €305pp, depart 03/10 December), Gran Canaria from €249pp (save €275pp, depart 02/03/09/10 December) and Lanzarote from €399pp (save €160pp, depart 07/14/21/28 January). sunway.ie.
50pc off at Castleknock Hotel & Country Club
Castleknock Hotel and Country Club is offering 50pc off its standard room rates, including breakfast, for stays between November and April. The offer can be booked on selected dates up to 9am on Monday, November 28. castleknockhotel.com.
€300 off at Wendy Wu Tours
Asia specialist Wendy Wu is offering an early booking discount of €150 per person or €300 per couple on 2017 departures to China, Cambodia, Vietnam, Burma and Laos. Book by Monday, November 28 at wendywutours.ie/earlybird.
€359: Cannes do in France
The four-star Mimozas Resort Cannes is offering a five-night B&B stay for two, including one dinner, for €359 (flights not included). The offer is valid until November 30, and is available for travel up to March 31. mimozascannes.com.
Free travel insurance on Friday
Book your holiday with ITAA member Kane's Travel on Friday, November 25, and you get free travel insurance. kanestravel.ie.
50pc off 5-star breaks at Lough Erne Resort
Fermanagh's five-star Lough Erne Resort is offering 50pc off midweek bookings in its Black Friday travel deals. The offer applies to stays from Sunday to Thursday, with B&B from just €93 per room. Book by midnight, November 28. lougherneresort.com.
25pc off Great National Hotels
Great National Hotels has 25pc off rates in its 18 hotels throughout Ireland and the UK. See .greatnationalhotels.com/black-friday for details.
NB: All prices subject to availability. T&Cs may apply on offers.