Black Friday Cruise Deals 2020: Save Big With These Bargains
Are there Black Friday deals on cruises? You bet there are, and we've got them for you -- all in one place.
Like most retailers in 2020, the cruise lines have chosen to open up their sales before Friday, giving you even more time to take advantage of Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains that include deep discounts, onboard credit and free add-ons. Check out our list of deals to see if your favorite line is offering Black Friday cruise sales.
Note: Terms, conditions and exclusions apply. For more details or to make a booking, visit your cruise line's website, or contact a travel agent.
Azamara's "Thank You Sale," which runs through December 5, 2020, is offering a two-category cabin upgrade and up to $1,000 in onboard credit per stateroom (depending on cabin type) for passengers who book select voyages between March 20 and September 29, 2021. That means you can snag a balcony room for the price of an inside.
Carnival Cruise Line
Prospective cruisers will salivate over Carnival's "Cyber Blowout Early Saver Sale," which feature up to 30 percent off sailings, reduced deposits as low as $50 per person (depending on ship) and free cabin upgrades on select two- to nine-day sailings through April 2023. Just be sure to book by November 29, 2020.
For passengers who relish more inclusive pricing, Celebrity is highlighting its "Always Included" perks for Black Friday.
Now when you book certain Celebrity cruises, alcoholic beverages, soda, bottled water, Wi-Fi for two devices and gratuities will be included in the fares. What a great way to stick it to 2020 by getting more bang for your buck.
Holland America Line
This year, Holland America is not only doling out perks valued at up to $2,300, but it's also extending you one heck of a deal on gift cards. Running November 25 through December 1, 2020, the offer grants passengers free Wi-Fi with all bookings, as well as a free gift card worth 10 percent of any gift card purchase.
As an extension of the line's "Save Now, Cruise Later" promotion, the line is also featuring gratis beverage packages, alternative dining, gratuities and more on select voyages.
If expedition cruising is more your thing, Hurtigruten is reducing select 2021 and 2022 expedition cruises by up to 50 percent and offering reduced deposits of $500 for Black Friday. It is also attaching this offer to its Norway coastal sailings between July 1 and December 31, 2021. The offer expires December 2, 2020.
For Black Friday and Cyber Monday, MSC is slashing its lowest 2021 cruise fares by as much as $600, offering up to $200 in onboard credit and allowing kids to sail for free -- a possible savings of up to $1,400 per booking. Running November 25 to December 1, 2020, this deal applies to select voyages between March and November 2021.
Norwegian Cruise Line
With NCL's "Thanksgiving Preview Sale," cruisers can book sailings as far out as 2023 on any ship in the fleet, any sailing, and receive discounts of up to 30 percent.
Plus, when you book, you'll receive all five "Free at Sea" items, which include free open bar, complimentary specialty dining, free shore excursion credits, included Wi-Fi and discounts for friends and family in the same reservation -- a value of up to $2,900 per booking. Gratuities are not included. Take advantage of this offer by November 27, 2020.
Princess is cutting deposits in half for bookings made between November 24 and November 30, 2020, on sailings that depart in May 2021 or later. The line is also gifting cruisers up to $200 per stateroom ($50 per person) in onboard credit.
This offer is combinable with Princess Saver fares and Princess Plus fares, the latter of which adds free Wi-Fi, gratuities and beverage packages to the mix. This deal excludes voyages of eight days or longer if they depart before November 2021 or visit a U.S. port of call.
Royal Caribbean International
To get you into the holiday spirit, Royal Caribbean's "Cyber Week Sale" runs November 24 to December 1, 2020. It touts savings of up to $550 on select cruises departing on or after January 1, 2021, 60 percent off the second guest and a "Kids Sail Free" promotion.
Basically, with this bargain, a family of four can sail for less than what it would normally cost two adults. Total savings depend on voyage and cabin category booked.