Several cruise lines have started to announce their Black Friday sales. From reduced cruise fares to extra perks and onboard spending money, you don’t want to miss out on booking during these promotions.
Here’s the rundown for each cruise line that is running a Black Friday sale:
Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian is touting its Black Friday promotion as the best sale of the year. For cruises from 2021 to 2023, guests can book a voyage on any ship and receive 30 percent off the cruise fare.
Those who book during the sale will also receive all five of the line’s Free at Sea offers, which are free drinks (including alcoholic ones), free specialty dining, shore excursion credits, free wifi, and discounted rates for friends and family.
Royal Caribbean is gearing up for their Cyber Week Sale, which will run from November 24 to December 1, 2020. Travelers who book during the sale will receive an instant savings of money off the cruise fare.
The savings amount is determined by the cabin category booked and the sailing length. On sailings five nights or less, receive $75 off interior and oceanview cabins, $100 off balcony staterooms, and $200 off suites. For cruises six nights or longer, get $100 off interior and oceanview cabins, $150 off balconies, and $400 off suites.
In addition, those who book during the promotion can take advantage of 60 percent reduced cruise fare on the second guest in a cabin, and kids 12 and under sail free all year long.
Carnival Cruise Line
From now through November 29, Carnival is running their Cyber Blowout Early Saver Sale. Guests who book a cruise that sails during or before April 2023 can receive up to 30 percent off their cruise fare.
They can also book with a reduced deposit, which is $50 per person for 2-9 day sailings (excluding all Europe, Alaska, Celebration, Mardi Gras, Vista, Horizon, & Panorama sailings); $149 per person for Celebration, Mardi Gras, Vista, Horizon, & Panorama cruises; and $199 per person for 10+ day sailings and all Europe & Alaska voyages.
The promotion also includes free cabin upgrades, depending on availability. Upgrades aren’t available on upper/lower, obstructed, and cove stateroom categories.
From November 24 to 30, 2020, Princess Cruises guests can book a cruise during the Cyber Event and take advantage of 50 percent reduced deposits and receive up to $200 onboard credit per cabin.
The offer is for all passengers in a stateroom and applies for cruises and cruisetours in all destinations departing May 2021 and beyond. There are some restrictions on cruise lengths departing before November 1, 2021.
The Cyber Event offer can be combined with the line’s popular Princess Plus fares, where drinks, wifi, and gratuities are included. It can also combine with Princess Savers, which are the lowest fares available, as well as group rates, military benefits, and more.
Holland America Line
From November 25 to December 1, 2020, Holland America will be running a Black Friday sale. Those who book during the sale will receive a free Premium Internet Package for the first and second guests in any cabin for winter 2021 through summer 2022 itineraries.
The Black Friday offer can also be combined with the current Save Now, Cruise Later promotion, which includes low fares for third and fourth guests in a cabin, as well as a Signature Beverage Package, free gratuities, a Signature Dining Package, and 50 percent reduced deposits. Bookings under the Save Now, Cruise Later offer must be made by December 8, 2020 — but to be combined with the Black Friday sale, they must be made by December 1, 2020.
Also as part of the Black Friday sale, anyone who purchases a $500 Holland America gift card will receive an additional $50 bonus gift card. A $1,000 gift card comes with $100 bonus gift card, and the purchase of two $1,000 gift cards will come with a $200 gift card.
Guests who make a reservation under the Black Friday sale can purchase gift cards and apply them to the booking for more savings.
MSC Cruises USA is kicking off Black Friday with up to $1,200 off and up to $200 in onboard credit on bookings made from November 25 to December 1, 2020. To be eligible for the promotion, the booked sailings must set sail between March 2021 and November 2021.
For cruises in the Bahamas and Caribbean, guests can get up to $600 off MSC’s Escape to Sea prices, and up to $600 in extra savings with the Kids Sail Free program. The Black Friday promotion also includes $50 per person onboard credit (maximum $100 per cabin) for three and four-night cruises, and $100 per person onboard credit for seven-night voyages.
For Mediterranean and Northern Europe voyages, guests receive $100 per person onboard credit for all cruises ($200 maximum per cabin), as well as up to $600 extra savings with the Kids Sail Free program.
Note: The Kids Sail Free savings is based on a family of four who are sharing a Fantastica category cabin. This offer is only available on select sailings.
From now through September 30, 2020, guests can take advantage of Virgin Voyages’ Thanksgiving sale. Those who book a cruise during this time period will receive up to $400 in onboard credit, depending on the stateroom category chosen.
RockStar and Mega RockStar suites receive $400, Sea Terrace (balcony) cabins get $200, and Sea View and Insider cabins receive $100.
For the first time ever, Azamara will be launching its Thank You/Black Friday sale. When guests book a cruise from now through December 5, 2020, they can receive up to $1,000 in onboard credit and a two-category stateroom upgrade on select sailings.
Applicable sailings will be between March 20, 2021 and September 29, 2021. Learn more and take advantage of the sale here.
From now through November 29, 2020, Cunard is having a Black Friday sale on cruise fares for select voyages, starting at $999 per person. The promotion also includes 50 percent reduced deposits.
The offer does not apply to all sailings, but over 60 cruises are included in the sale. The discount only applies to the first two passengers in a cabin, not the third or fourth.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
As part of an already-running “The Gift of Travel” promotion, Regent is offering 20 percent savings on fares for select 2021 Mediterranean and Northern Europe cruises when booked by December 31, 2020.
But as part of the Black Friday Bonus, those who book from now through November 30, 2020 will also receive $500 in onboard credit.
From now through December 2, 2020, Norwegian line Hurtigruten is running a Black Friday sale where guests can receive up to 50 percent off select 2021 and 2022 expedition cruises and Classic Coastal Norway departures that sail from July 1 to December 31, 2021.
Also as part of the promotion, Hurtigruten is offering reduced deposits at $500 per person for all cabin categories on 2021, 2022, and 2023 expedition cruises and all Classic Coastal Norway departures from July 1 to December 31, 2021.