Cruises have been largely out of bounds this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The latest reports suggest that cruises could be back on the cards as soon as January 2021. If that’s the case, cruise-lovers might be able to bag themselves a great bargain.
Black Friday falls on November 27 this year with Cyber Monday following closely after on November 30.
Although many cruise lines are yet to announce their Black Friday deals, there are still plenty of affordable deals available for 2021.
Here are some of the most affordable Black Friday 2020 cruise deals:
Marella and TUI River Cruises
TUI has confirmed seven days of deals across TUI, Marella Cruises and TUI River Cruises.
From November 23 until November 30, customers can save hundreds of pounds on winter 2020 and summer 2021 seasons.
They are also offering free amendments up to 21 days prior to departure on new bookings for summer 2021.
Great deals include £300 off on all summer 2021 Marella Cruises sailings and £250 off a TUI holiday over £3,000.
Just use code BFCRUISE at checkout.
The deal is valid on cruises between May 1 and October 31 2021.
Deposits are also available from £75 per person.
TUI River Cruises also has some great deals for cruisers to take advantage of.
Save £100 on £1500 minimum spend using code BFRIVER100
Save £200 on £2500 minimum spend using code BFRIVER200
And save £300 on £5000 minimum spend using code BFRIVER300
These are valid on sailings from March 29 to October 31 2021.
Deals can be found here.
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Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line has announced its huge discounts for Black Friday 2020 on 2021 and 2022 cruises.
So what’s included in the NCL Black Friday deal 2020?
For a limited period, NCL has introduced two unmissable offers.
One of the offers is a 30 percent discount on all sailings of three days or more.
The other is unparalleled freedom with all applicable ‘Free at Sea packages’ for an incredible £99 per person.
Cruisers get to enjoy open bars, dinner in authentic global speciality restaurants, explore with shore excursion credit in every port and a Wi-Fi package.
What’s more, there’s an exclusive offer+ for Latitudes Rewards Programme members – $75 on-board spend per stateroom.
The Latitudes exclusive offer is valid on all sailings of five days or longer departing 120 days from booking date, when booked between November 12 and Deccember 31, 2020.
The deal can also be combined with current NCL promotions.
The Black Friday deal is available on bookings made between November 18 and November 27 2020.
For any 2021 cruise, guests are free to cancel anytime up to 15 days before departure for a full refund in the form of a Future Cruise Credit (FCC).
The FCC can be used for sailings that embark until December 31 2022.
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A Cunard spokesperson explained to Express.co.uk that the cruise line is offering a number of deals, both for Black Friday and for the season.
As part of its Black Friday offering cruisers can benefit from 10 percent off select sailings.
This includes off inside stateroom saver fares on selected 2021 voyages.
The cruise line is also running upgrades on all QE21 bookings.
This offer will run over the Black Friday period.
Holidaymakers will be able to snap up a Balcony room for the price of an inside room, or a Queen room for the same cost as a Princess suite.
The spokesperson added that Black Friday deals are likely to go live on the site next week, so customers should keep a lookout.
Deals currently available can be found here.
Celebrity Cruises has revealed to Express.co.uk that they won’t be running any Black Friday deals this year.
However, they still have some affordable deals available for keen cruisers.
They have also launched an “all included” pricing model where every cruise now includes drinks, Wi-Fi, and tips — always.
Celebrity Cruises are offering customers the chance to completely customise cruise packages with three booking options allowing cruisers to choose their perks.
They are also offering customers the opportunity to enjoy flights to Europe from £99 per person on selected 2021 sailings.
Flights from £99 per person are available when you book an eligible 2021 European cruise departing from May 3 – October 18 2021 from airports such as London Heathrow and Gatwick, among others.
Celebrity Cruises are offering a voyage of Western Europe for eight nights on Celebrity Constellation departing on May 27, 2021 from £739 per person.
Holland America Line
Holland America Line’s Black Friday sale began on November 25.
The offers will last a week until December 1 with free premium Wifi package for all new bookings, combined with the current “Save Now, Cruise Later” promotion.
The “Save now, Cruise Later” promotion includes free air and transfers on Europe cruises plus free dining, free drinks, free gratuities and more on most published 2021 and 2022 cruises, putting the value of the combined offers at up to $2,300 per guest.
The offer includes third and fourth guests in non-suite staterooms, making it an ideal time to book a family cruise.
Guests booking Europe 2021 cruises can also enjoy free air from London and select regional airports plus free transfers airport/ship/airport.
Some of the packages with free flights include:
12-night Aegean & Ionian Gems: May 2-14 2021 from £1,789 per person
Sailing from Venice to Piraeus (Athens) on board the Westerdam, this cruise highlights Croatia, Greece and Turkey with overnight in Rhodes & Athens.
Seven-night Norse Legends: September 12-19 2021 from £1,159 per person
Sailing roundtrip from Amsterdam on the brand new Pinnacle class ship, Rotterdam, this itinerary travels deep into the heart of the Norwegian fjords.
Deals can be found here.
Hurtigruten Cruises are offering up to 50 percent off to Greenland, Norway, Europe, Central America and North America.
Cruisers can also book with just a $500 deposit.
The deals will last until December 2, so keen cruisers better hurry!
Deals can be found here.
Express.co.uk will update this page when more deals are announced.
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