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Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday deals 2020

We know that travel is especially difficult right now. But alongside the latest COVID-19 travel advice and updates, we want to continue to inspire you with new travel content so that when the world opens its doors again, you'll be ready.

Where did the time go? Black Friday and Cyber Monday are around the corner once again – and Skyscanner is here to help you find amazing Black Friday holiday deals.

Things are a bit different this year. But with Skyscanner’s ‘Where’s Open?’ interactive map, you can keep up to date with the latest COVID-19 travel restrictions and book safer, smarter travel. Plus, we’ve created some handy tools, such as flexible ticket booking, that will give you peace of mind if you need to change your travel plans.

Be in the know right away when Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday deals go live

For the most part, Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday deals are a waiting game. But the best place to wait for them is your inbox! The second a deal becomes live, we’ll let you know through our newsletter so make sure to sign up for it below. Other reasons to sign up? To get news, travel deals and useful tips year round.

How to find Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday deals with Skyscanner

Not sure where to start looking for the best Black Friday travel deals? Check out our insider tips below on how you can use the Skyscanner app and website to find great deals, plan safe and travel smart.

Finding Black Friday holiday deals on the Skyscanner app

Using the Skyscanner free app to explore Black Friday deals everywhere

After the best holiday deals and cheapest offers, not just for Black Friday but all year long? Download our free app for iOS and Android. Check the ‘Explore Everywhere’ section to find the cheapest flights for your favourite destinations or select ‘Best deals by month’ to find Black Friday flight deals when they become available. For example, if you choose Italy as your destination, you can click on to find all the best holiday deals for Italy. Don’t forget to check our ‘Where’s Open?’ map, to make sure your chosen destination is open to UK travellers.

If you’ve found a Black Friday deal but are not ready to commit, you can also create a new trip in the ‘Trip’ section and save all the deals for flights, hotels and car rentals that catch your eye. Just click on the heart icon on the top right. Then, you can compare deals to find the perfect holiday.

Finding Black Friday holiday deals on the Skyscanner website

Using the Skyscanner website to find Black Friday Holiday Deals

If you prefer browsing for Black Friday holiday deals on your desktop, we’ve got that sorted too. On the Skyscanner website, when searching for flights from your nearest airport, select ‘Everywhere’ in the destination box. Then, select ‘cheapest month’ to make sure you’re getting the best deals currently available. Finally, add the number of passengers travelling and we’ll show you the cheapest places you can fly to.

Click here for more on searching for flights to ‘Everywhere’.

You can set up a Price Alert on the Skyscanner website to be on the lookout for more Black Friday holiday deals

Perhaps you’ve decided on a destination but are waiting for more Black Friday holiday deals to pop up. No problem. Set up a ‘Price Alert’ (top left) for your favourite destinations. We’ll watch fares for you, and send you an email if they rise or fall. And not just on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but all year round.

Travel safer and smarter by filtering hotels based on free cancelation and cleanliness score

Searching for hotels in your chosen holiday destination? We’ve created tools that allow you to book your trip with peace of mind. You can filter hotels based on whether they offer free cancellation and on their cleanliness score.

Learn more on how to get the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday hotel deals.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday airline deals

On Black Friday and Cyber Monday, many top airlines usually offer flight deals not to be missed. It’s a great opportunity to plan your next exotic getaway or luxurious staycation, for less. Here are some airlines we expect to offer Black Friday travel deals this year:

Black Friday holiday deals with British Airways: Whether you’re booking a sophisticated staycation or a European city break, be on the lookout for some of the lowest prices during Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

easyJet flight deals: Dreaming of wallet-friendly flights to some of Europe’s most exciting destinations? Bookmark the low-cost airline’s page for Black Friday deals.

Black Friday holiday deals with Jet2: For short-haul flights to hot destinations across Europe, keep your eye on Jet2’s Black Friday travel deals.

Virgin Atlantic flight deals: Dreaming of Mexican beaches and Caribbean islands? The Virgin Atlantic Black Friday sale is expected to have some great deals on flights to far-flung destinations.

Click here for more on how to get Black Friday and Cyber Monday flight deals with Skyscanner

How to discover where you can go – and get inspiration on where to travel next

Black Friday and Cyber Monday is a great time to plan your next adventure. But our goal at Skyscanner is to keep you informed and inspired about travel, all year round – from making sure you know which destinations are open, to inspiring you for the future.

Discover where you can go now

Find where's open now with Skyscanner's interactive map

With government guidelines changing all the time due to COVID-19, it’s important to have an easy way to see which destinations are open right now. This is where our interactive ‘Where’s Open?’ map comes in. When using the free Skyscanner app, simply type in the destination you’re interested in travelling to and look out for the red or green dot next to it. If it’s green, it means this destination is open to travellers right now.

Set up alerts for your dream destinations to know when you can travel there again

What if there’s a red dot next to your dream destination? Unfortunately, that means this destination is not currently open to travel from the UK. But government guidelines can change from one minute to the next. To make sure you won’t miss out on great flight deals once your destination becomes available, you can click the ‘Get travel updates’ button. We will then email you with updates once restrictions change – and with the best deals to get you there.

Get inspired on where to go next

Plan safe and travel smart

To get some peace of mind when organising your trip, make sure to take advantage of Skyscanner’s tools for safer and smarter bookings. You can get price alerts for flights, choose car rentals that you can cancel up to 48 hours before, and filter hotels based on free cancellation and cleanliness scores. Let us remove some of the stress so that you can focus on the fun of travelling.

Didn’t find any exciting Black Friday holiday deals this time? You can use these tools to find great deals on Skyscanner all year long. Start your next adventure today, the safe and smart way.

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday FAQs

I’ve heard of the Black Friday holiday, but what is Cyber Monday?

Cyber Monday falls three days after Black Friday and is the culmination of the pre-Christmas shopping rush. Just like with Black Friday holiday deals, Cyber Monday is the perfect time to find great deals online. Many companies are taking the opportunity to expand their offerings into Cyber Monday, to give people more time to shop.

When do Black Friday holiday deals start?

This year, Black Friday falls on 27 November. Most companies participating in Black Friday holiday deals tend to start promoting their deals from midnight onwards, and well into Cyber Monday (30 November). Skyscanner will work hard to show you the offers and deals as soon as they’re available – so keep checking from 27-30 November.

Are Black Friday holiday deals really that good?

Yes. We expect many airlines and travel agents to launch Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, so it’s worth setting up price alerts and checking our app and website over those days.