Cyber Monday’s best travel deals around the globe
Loosen up your keyboard fingers and charge up your laptop, because Cyber Monday is nigh. Forget the sales on socks and espresso machines - treat yourself to a vacation instead. Here is a roundup of the best Cyber Monday deals this Thanksgiving season. Taxes and fees are additional; booking restrictions vary. Some of the websites might not go live until the day of the sale, so don’t worry: Your computer isn’t busted.
--Receive 50 percent off 2017 stays of least three nights at Jamaica’s Half Moon resort. Rates start at $300 per night double. Deal must be prepaid and is nonrefundable. Book Monday, from midnight till 11:59 p.m., at www.halfmoonreservations.com.
--Mexico’s Mahekal Beach Resort has up to 45 percent savings on stays from Dec. 1 through Nov. 19. Rates, including two daily meals, start at $191 per night double. Book by Dec. 2 at www.mahekalbeachresort.com.
--Hard Rock Hotel San Diego has rates from $99 a night through Jan. 4. Book from 12:01 a.m. Nov. 25 through midnight Tuesday PST using promo code BF2016 at www.hardrockhotelsd.com/black-friday-sale.php.
--Friendly Planet Travel has savings of up to $2,220 per couple on more than 60 international tours and packages with airfare. Destinations include Cuba, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Ecuador, South Africa, Iceland and Cambodia. Book at www.friendlyplanet.com/cybermonday for 48 hours starting at midnight on Monday.
--REI Adventures is taking $800 off 2017 departures of its Machu Picchu Lodge Trek - Salkantay itinerary in Peru. The 10-day adventure costs $3,999 per member. Nonmembers can pay a $20 one-time fee. Book Monday through Dec. 4 at www.rei.com/adventures.
--Rail Europe has savings on select high-speed rail tickets for bookings made Monday through Dec. 2. For example, take $40 off first- and second-class tickets on SNCF-RENFE service between France and Spain; use code SPAINCYBER40. Info: www.raileurope.com/promotions/cyber-week-deals-2016.html.
--With MSC Cruises, seven-night MSC Divina cruises from Miami to the Caribbean start at $400 per person double - half-off the brochure rate. Plus, each cabin receives a $25 shipboard credit, among other extras. Book by Wednesday at www.msccruisesusa.com/en-us/Cruise-Deals/Top-Deals/Cyber-Monday-Cruise-Deals.aspx.
--Salamander Hotels & Resorts is offering 50 percent savings on its properties in Virginia, Florida and New Orleans. A stay at the Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, Va., for example, starts at $229 per night. Stay weekends through March 31 and weekdays through Aug. 31. Book from 6 a.m. Monday till 6 a.m. Tuesday at www.salamanderhotels.com/cyber-monday.
--Buy one night, get one night free in an oceanfront room at Seven Stars Resort and Spa in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos, a value of up to $900. Stay April 17 through Oct. 31. Book by Monday at 866-570-7777 or www.sevenstarsgracebay.com/specials.
--Pacifica Hotels is offering 40 percent off rates at 26 California boutique hotels through March 16. Rates start at less than $100 a night. Book from midnight till 11.59 p.m. PST on Monday at www.pacificahotels.com/specials/cyber.
--The Hiltons of Hawaii has a sale at 14 properties on several Hawaiian islands, including Oahu, Kauai and Maui. Book by 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday and receive 30 percent off stays from Jan. 1 through June 30 (with one exception). For example, the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort on Oahu starts at $176 a night; the Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort on Maui, starts at $279 (stay through Oct. 31). Info: www.hiltonhawaii.com/CyberSale2016.
--At Miraval Resort & Spa, a luxury wellness resort in Tucson, book between Monday and Dec. 6, and receive $825 in resort credits for a three-night stay in 2017. Plus, for each additional night, earn $275 more in resort credits. A three-night stay starts at $1,647 per person double. Info: www.miravalresorts.com/packages/cyber_monday_sale_2016.
--Abercrombie & Kent’s Holiday Sale, which runs Monday through Dec. 2, offers savings of up to $2,600 on 19 new private journeys around the world. For example, the seven-day Thailand Private Journey starts at $1,495 per person double; the eight-day Egypt Private Journey starts at $2,995; and the nine-day Tanzania Special Edition Philanthropic Private Journey is from $6,295. Proceeds from the Africa trip will go to Bikes for Tanzania. Info: www.abercrombiekent.com.
--Mohonk Mountain House, a Victorian castle resort in New York’s Hudson Valley, is taking 25 percent off select weekend stays and 40 percent off weekday visits through April. Book Monday through Dec. 2. Weekend rate is from $676 for one night for two adults (two-night minimum required); Sunday-Thursday rate is from $541. For weekday deal, use promo code CYBER40; for weekend deal, use code FLASH at www.mohonk.com.
--Take 35 percent off four nights at Nayara Springs, a boutique hotel in Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano National Park. Pay $1,950 for four nights. Travel Jan. 1 through April 1. Book Nov. 28 at www.nayarasprings.com.
--Royal Caribbean has a special on its cruises with 50 percent reduced deposits and up to $300 onboard credits per stateroom, depending on length of trip and cabin category. Travel on or after Christmas Day; deal excludes China departures. Book by Monday at www.royalcaribbean.com.
--At the Inn on Randolph, in California’s Napa Valley, book three nights and receive the fourth night free. Rates start at $259 per night. Book Monday through Dec. 1; travel Dec. 1 through March 31. Use promo code WINTER when booking at www.innonrandolph.com or Winter Special at 707-257-2886.
--The Cape, a Thompson Hotel in Los Cabos, Mexico, is offering 35 percent off a luxury room, suite or residential-style villa. Prices vary. A deluxe king room in mid-January starts at $408 on a weekend night and from $347 weekdays. Valid through March 31, excluding holiday blackout date. Deal ends at midnight on Monday at www.thompsonhotels.com/hotels/The-Cape-Los-Cabos.
--G Adventures is taking up to 35 percent off nearly 200 trips on six continents. For example, the nine-day Galapagos Island Hopping with Quito adventure starts at $2,062 per person; the 13-day Cycle Myanmar is from $2,662; and the seven-day Mount Kilimanjaro Trek starts at $1,924. Book by 11:59 EST on Monday. Info: www.gadventures.com.
--Warwick Hotels and Resorts is offering up to 50 percent off rates at 13 properties in North America and Europe. For instance, the Warwick New York starts at $149 a night and the Warwick Brussels is going for $105. Book by 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday; travel through March 31. Info: warwickhotels.com.
--Through Nov. 29, buy a three-day lift ticket at Aspen Snowmass in Colorado and receive a free fourth day of skiing, plus a $100 air credit if you fly American, United or Delta to the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport. Travel New Year’s Day through April 2. The tickets start at $375 per adult and $216 per child, teen or senior. Info: 800-598-2008, www.aspensnowmass.com/inside-aspen-snowmass/stories/the-gift-of-skiing.
--Topdeck Travel, which caters to travelers in the 18-to-30-something age range, is taking up to 70 percent off select land tours booked by Nov. 28. For example, the seven-day Japan Ski trip in Hakuba starts at $783 per person and includes lodging, breakfasts and two dinners, round-trip express train from Tokyo and six-day lift pass. Info: www.topdeck.travel/blackfriday.