Black Friday and Cyber Monday, some of the year’s biggest shopping days, follow the US Thanksgiving holiday that falls on Nov. 25.
Some of the latest deals are from Royal Caribbean International, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Celebrity Cruises, Costa North America, Virgin Voyages, MSC Cruises USA and Emerald Cruises. Many of these offers may be specific to US or North American customers.
Royal Caribbean International
Royal Caribbean Internaonal’s Cyber Week promotion gives up to $550 in savings when making a booking from Black Friday through Cyber Monday. Crown & Anchor Society members can take advantage of this promotion starting today.
The offer includes 30% off for each traveler on cruises departing in 2022.
At Princess, ‘The Cyber Event’ offers up to $200 in on-board credit per stateroom ($50 per person) for cruises and cruise-tours departing March 2022 and beyond plus 50% off deposits. This offer is combinable with ‘Princess Plus’ — which includes a Premier Beverage Package and service charge, unlimited Wi-Fi and gratuities ($95 per day value for $40) — and ‘Princess Savers’ cruise fares.
Shoppers can choose from cruises to 330 destinations around the globe, including Antarctica and world cruises.
‘The Cyber Event’ runs through 11:59 p.m. PST Nov. 30 and is available to residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Bermuda who are at least 21.
Holland America Line
For one week only, US travelers can book a stateroom on select 2021-23 Holland America Line cruises with a reduced deposit of $99 and receive the ‘Have it All’ package of shore excursions, beverages, specialty dining and Wi-Fi.
Plus, Holland America will include gratuities, valued at $100 per person.
Select cuises across all seven continents that depart from Nov. 30, 2021, through Dec. 31, 2023, are eligible.
Virgin Voyages is offering up to 20% savings and a $100 bar tab bonus (when purchasing a $300 bar tab).
For bookings made by Nov. 29, per-cabin rates in a sea terrace, based on double occupancy (taxes and fees not included), for Scarlet Lady start at $1,520 and for Valiant Lady, at $1,400.
The offer applies to travel on Scarlet Lady from Dec. 1 to March 27, and on Valiant Lady from March 18 to May 22. (Excluded are Valiant Lady’s March 21 voyage and any charters).
Details are here.
Travelers who book a Celebrity cruise between Nov, 23 and Nov, 30 get 50% off the second guest’s fare and up to $300 on-board credit, tiered to the cruise length.
The on-board credit per stateroom is $100 for sailings of two to five nights, $200 for sailings of six to nine nights and $300 for longer cruises.
This offer applies to sailings departing between Dec. 18, 2021, and March 31, 2023, excluding the Galapagos).
There’s an additional offer for Caribbean sailings between Dec. 18 and Dec. 27. Travelers who book an ‘always included’ sailing within this window are eligible for up to $200 more on-board credit.
Costa North America
Costa Cruises North America is promoting up to $567 in savings on select cruises and discounts of up to 41% on 96 departures in summer 2022. These special rates are available on a variety of itineraries ranging from seven to 13 days, April through August.
Cruises must be booked by Dec. 6.
The promotion covers Costa’s most popular summertime cruises in the Adriatic Sea, sailings to Spain and its islands, the Mediterranean, the Norwegian fjords, the Baltic from Stockholm and Northern Europe. Ships in the promotion include Costa’s newest — Costa Smeralda and Costa Firenze — and Costa Diadema, Costa Luminosa and Costa Favolosa.
With the savings, a seven-day Adriatic cruise round-trip from Trieste, Italy, is priced at $499 per person, double occupancy for an inside cabin, $599 for an ocean-view room and $899 for a balcony, an average savings of $300, or 32% off. Other popular seven-day summer itineraries start at $499 for an inside with discounts of up to 41% off the standard fare.
MSC Cruises USA
Free balcony upgrades and kids sail free offers are available to North American customers from MSC Cruises USA.
Travelers can book a balcony stateroom for the price of an ocean-view room and kids sail free on Caribbean, Bahamas, Mediterranean and Northern Europe cruises.
Offers are detailed here.
Emerald Cruises’ offer for the North American market gives the second guest on select European river sailings on the Rhine, Danube, Moselle, Main and Rhône savings of up to 60% (this deal is applicable for cabin categories C and higher).
For Emerald’s soon-to-launch super-yacht, Emerald Azzurra, the discount is up to 50% off for the second guest for select 2022 departures in the Red and Adriatic seas.
As an added bonus, travelers who pay in full by Dec. 15, 2021 will save an additional 10%.
These offers are available until Dec. 1.
See also earlier story, ‘Seabourn, Scenic, American Queen, Hurtigruten, Atlas, Celestyal roll out Black Friday deals’