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Black Friday flight deals UK 2020

Disclaimer: 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.

Black Friday feels different this year – and you might not be ready to travel yet. If you are though, Skyscanner is here to help you to not only search for some amazing Black Friday travel deals, but also book safer and smarter travel. You can check our Where’s Open? interactive map, to be up to date with the latest COVID-19 travel restrictions and use our airline rating and flexible flight filters to book and reschedule with confidence. So, start your search for great Black Friday flights – but remember to check local government guidelines for updated restrictions before booking.

Black Friday flight deals UK 2020 are now live!

Disclaimer: The deals you see here are selected for being lower than average prices for flights based on your route and travel dates. Fares are subject to availability. 

Etihad Airways
Sun 27 DecLHR
    DAC
    Sun 17 JanDAC
      LHR
      33% less than average price
      From
      £530
      Etihad Airways
      Mon 11 JanLHR
        LHE
        Tue 26 JanLHE
          LHR
          28% less than average price
          From
          £393
          Virgin Atlantic
          Mon 15 FebLHR
            CPT
            Sun 28 FebCPT
              LHR
              11% less than average price
              From
              £502
              Etihad Airways
              Fri 18 DecMAN
                LHE
                Sun 17 JanLHE
                  MAN
                  39% less than average price
                  From
                  £513
                  TAP Air Portugal + British Airways
                  Thu 31 DecLHR
                    TFS
                    Wed 6 JanTFS
                      LHR
                      49% less than average price
                      From
                      £155
                      Ryanair + Wizz Air
                      Thu 24 DecSTN
                        ATH
                        Sat 2 JanATH
                          STN
                          53% less than average price
                          From
                          £130
                          Ryanair
                          Mon 28 DecLPL
                            TFS
                            Sat 9 JanTFS
                              LPL
                              54% less than average price
                              From
                              £142
                              Air France + KLM
                              Tue 29 DecLHR
                                JNB
                                Mon 11 JanJNB
                                  LHR
                                  15% less than average price
                                  From
                                  £441
                                  KLM
                                  Fri 22 JanLBA
                                    AMS
                                    Mon 25 JanAMS
                                      LBA
                                      21% less than average price
                                      From
                                      £85

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                                      How to find Black Friday flight deals

                                      To find the best Black Friday flight deals and plan your trip the smart way, check out these tips below on how to make the most out of the Skyscanner app and website’s functions.

                                      Finding Black Friday travel deals on the Skyscanner App

                                      The first thing you need to do to get the best Black Friday flights and cheapest offers, is download our app (free for iOS and Android). Hit the ‘Explore Everywhere’ button, to find the cheapest flights to anywhere in the whole wide world. Or select ‘Best deals by month’ to sort through the absolute best prices for your month of choice.

                                      Hit the 'Explore Everywhere' button in the Skyscanner app to find the cheapest flights to anywhere

                                      Let’s say that you chose Greece as your destination, for example. You can click on the ‘Greece’ tab to get some great Black Friday flight deals for Greece, arranged from lower to higher price. Remember to always consult our ‘Where’s Open?’ live map, to ensure the destination you’ve chosen is currently open for travel.

                                      Filter flights for airline ratings while searching for Black Friday flight deals


                                      But that’s not all you can do. You can narrow your search to only show airlines with flexible tickets, filter for specific airlines or opt for greener choices. And of course you can also check the airline rating and get price alerts once fares change. All these tools are designed to help you book with peace of mind.

                                      Look for flexible flight tickets when you search with Skyscanner

                                      Finding Black Friday flight deals on the Skyscanner website

                                      Finding Black Friday flight deals to Everywhere on the Skyscanner website

                                      Of course, you can always search for Black Friday travel deals on your desktop. Go to the Skyscanner website and enter your nearest airport. To make sure you don’t miss out and get great prices even on places you may not have thought of, set the destination to ‘Everywhere’. This will allow our system to filter the best budget-friendly destinations and help you find some great Black Friday deals. Not sure when to book travel for? Select ‘cheapest month’ to get the best deals currently available.

                                      Do you have a preferred airline, perhaps with some air miles clocking up? You can edit the results to show only that airline’s flights. Choose ‘Filter’, then ‘Airlines’ and deselect every airline except your preferred one. Then click ‘Apply’.

                                      Find for more details about searching for flights to Everywhere.

                                      Get price alerts for Black Friday flight deals

                                      Sometimes it pays to bide your time on Black Friday, as more Black Friday flight deals pop up as the day (and whole weekend) goes on. Take advantage of Skyscanner’s Price Alert function. By clicking ‘Get Price Alerts’ on the top left, you’ll get an email whenever fares for that destination rise or fall. And you can do that for as many destinations you like, year round.

                                      Don’t forget that you can also check an airlline’s COVID-19 safety ratings on the website, just as easily as on our free app.

                                      Black Friday airline deals 2020

                                      Black Friday is when many of the top airlines offer their best flight deals for travel, meaning you can plan your next round-the-world adventure or beach break without blowing up your budget. Below are some of the airlines you should check out when searching for Black Friday flight deals:

                                      • British Airways Flight Deals: British Airways lowers their flight prices during Black Friday weekend.
                                      • easyJet Flight Deals: Keep your eyes open, you could bag a flight to a hot European destination for a bargain.
                                      • Jet2 Flight Deals: Jet2 is offering some great Black Friday deals to selected European destinations, so stay on top of their Black Friday sale.
                                      • Virgin Atlantic Flight Deals: Whether to bustling cities or sandy shores, the Virgin Atlantic Black Friday sale has some great deals.

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

                                      As you know by now, Black Friday is a great time to score some wallet-friendly deals and plan your adventure. But at Skyscanner, our mission is to help you do that year-round. Here’s how.

                                      Check out COVID-19 travel info with Skyscanner

                                      Discover where you can go now

                                      Find where's open with Skyscanner's interactive map

                                      Due to COVID-19, it’s become difficult to plan a trip. The pandemic situation changes very fast and government regulations change along with it. Thankfully, staying on top of the situation is easy with Skyscanner’s interactive Where’s Open? map.

                                      Go to the Skyscanner app, click on the map and tap the country or type in whichever destination you’re interested in. You’ll notice that a red, green or yellow dot appear next to it. If it’s green, that’s good news: the destination is open to UK travel. Now you can safely search for Black Friday flight deals in that destination.

                                      Be notified the moment your favourite destinations open again for travel

                                      Sometimes you may notice a red dot next to your chosen destination. This indicates that the destination is not currently open to UK travellers. But that could change at any time.

                                      To make sure you will be notified the second your destination becomes available again, click on the ‘Get travel updates’ button. We will monitor the situation and send you an email once the situation changes.

                                      Need some inspiration on where to go next?

                                      Safe plans, smart travel

                                      When travelling feels ambiguous, being able to book your trip with peace of mind becomes invaluable. That’s why we created all these tools we talked about in this article, like price alerts for flights and airline ratings. We take away the stress and ambiguity. All that’s left for you to worry about is wanderlust.

                                      Didn’t find any Black Friday flight deals you liked? 
                                      You’ll be sure to find some great deals all year round at Skyscanner.

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                                      Black Friday flight deals FAQ

                                      What is Black Friday?

                                      Black Friday is the Friday that follows Thanksgiving in America. It’s a great time to shop as many brands are doing big, pre-Christmas sales. This year, Black Friday falls on 27 November.

                                      Is it worth it to book Black Friday flights?

                                      Yes. Black Friday is usually the best day of the year to buy flights, wherever you’re jetting off to, as many airlines are offering Black Friday flight deals.

                                      Is Emirates offering any Black Friday deals?

                                      Emirates is currently offering lower prices for several destinations like Dubai and Bangkok. To not miss out, make sure to utilise the information found on this space to search for great deals in the Skyscanner app and website.

                                      Are there any Black Friday travel deals this year?

                                      Yes. Most companies participating in Black Friday holiday deals start promoting their deals from midnight onwards, and well into the weekend. Use the Skyscanner app and website on 27 November, to search for some great deals.