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Travelers Get In On Black Friday Deals Too

travelersTypically, people think of Black Friday as the busiest time of the year for people who love to shop retailers for incredible discounted items. While this is one aspect, travelers are also having the opportunity to save money this year, not only on Black Friday but Cyber Monday as well.

In fact, there are some incredible travel offers this year, as pointed out by editorial director of Frommer’s Pauline Frommer. In a statement, she said that there is a nice mix when it comes to travel. Several excellent deals have been offered over the years but unfortunately, many have involved gimmicky promotions for savings on a particular hotel, hotel chain, cruise, or tour company.

This year, smart travelers are being given the chance to take advantage of real deals but even then, it is important that people pay close attention to details.

Currently, a number of hotels and resorts from Atlantis in the Bahamas are offering travelers special promotions for select Vail Resort properties. BedandBreakfast.com is also making the holidays a little brighter. For this, when an individual purchases a $100 BedandBreakfast.com Getaway Gift card between November 28 and December 1 using the code “MERRYGC”, they receive a $50 gift card from Restaurant.com.

Even the Trump Hotel Collection is doing something nice for travelers on Black Friday. For all suites booked between November 28 and December 1 covering hotel stays between January 1 and March 1 2015, guests will receive a nice 30% discount. Even Gate 1 Travel has a 10% minimum discount for purchases between $500 and $10,000, using a promotion code online November 27 and by phone on November 28.

Deals are also being offered by some cruise sites and companies although according to Mike Driscoll, editor with Cruise Week, the savings being offered for this year’s Black Friday are really not that different from discounts that travelers have been able to enjoy over the past two months.

Finding great bargains is every shopper’s dream for Black Friday and Cyber Monday but for travelers interested in taking a cruise, there are still several excellent bargains for close-in Caribbean sailing, which are expected to continue for departures through this coming March.

Travelers are being encouraged by George Hobica, founder of Airfarewatchdog.com to look at everything available. He stated that within the past several years, many deals have been heavily discounted compared to regular sales.

However, the travel window, as well as availability is often limited. For that reason, it is important for travelers to carefully monitor airlines and hotel companies, using various sites to include Twitter for social media.

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