Black Friday has traditionally been associated with crazy lines and swarms of people getting in screaming matches over a flat-screen TV. It’s enough to make the average sane person not want to deal with the “holiday” at all.
As crazy as Black Friday can be, you can’t deny that there are some pretty good deals out there – if you know where to look. The best chance for a snagging a successful deal without also risking bodily injury? Planning ahead and knowing exactly where to look. That’s where we’ve got your back!
We rounded up some of the best car and travel Black Friday deals out now to make your holiday traveling better. Take a peek below for deals on cars, car-related accessories, travel and more!
The Best Car Deals
Car sales (excluding SUVs) are down 10.9 percent, reports Automotive News. Most people don’t car shop on Black Friday, which means you’re at an advantage; most dealers will be offering blowout sales for leftover models.
According to Cars.com, these are the models already showing big November discounts:
- 2017-18 Chevrolet Cruze
- 2017-18 Chevrolet Malibu
- 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan
- 2017 Ford Fusion
- 2017-18 Hyundai Elantra, Elantra GT
- 2017-18 Kia Optima
- 2017-18 Mazda3
- 2017 Toyota Prius C
If you’re really itching for an SUV, here are the ones advertising discounts, as reported by Automotive News:
- 2017 Ford Escape
- 2017-18 Jeep Cherokee
- 2017 Jeep Renegade
- 2017-18 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
You can also check out TrueCar for exclusive discounts through Aceable if you have your eye on a specific model.
Deals on Car Accessories
JBL Coaxial Car Speakers – $74.99 (was $99.99)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio – $69.99 (was $99.99)
Deals on Hotels, Flights and Travel
Flights from Frontier, Alaska Airlines, JetBlue, Spirit, Southwest and United
Based on early reports, these are the airlines to look out for – last year, domestic round-trip fares dropped as low as under $100. According to DealNews, here’s what to expect from sale fares this year:
- $20 one-way domestic flights
- $100 round-trip flights to Mexico and South America
- $200 round-trip flights to Europe
- $500 round-trip flights to Asia
Great news – hotel deals will make up a good chunk of Black Friday deals this year (about one-third!). Here are some early predictions from DealNews:
Also keep your eye on all-inclusive resorts as well, they also get generous with Black Friday deals.
Intrepid Travel – 15% off all of its worldwide trips this Cyber Monday for tours departing February 1 to September 30, 2018.
CheapCaribbean.com – One beach getaway every day for 12 consecutive days, starting November 27 (each deal will only be available for 24 hours).
Topdeck Travel – up to 70% off from November 24 to 27.