Black Friday and Cyber Monday are traditionally days when businesses across America slash prices in anticipation of a massive wave of holiday shopping. However, in the last few years, unbeknownst to most holiday shoppers, airlines both in the states and across the world have taken part in this growing trend, offering heavy discounts on flights during and after the holiday season.
Here is our ongoing list of holiday airline discount fares you should know:
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Spirit Airlines (November 24th ONLY)
Widely known for its low-cost, no frill-fares, Spirit has embraced the holiday spirit with its 90% off base ticket prices deal for Black Friday. Keep in mind that the 90% discount is only for the base price, it does not include taxes and other fees Spirit charges. In addition, while the discount applies to most cities in the U.S., it does not include most international destinations. A complete list of blackout dates and cities can be found here.
Travel Dates: December 15-December 19, January 3-February 13, Tuesdays and Wednesdays only
Promo Code: 90PCT
Book by: 11:59 pm on November 24, 2017
Norwegian Air (November 24-27th)
Low-cost international airline Norwegian has opened a weekend-long fire sale, offering heavily discounted flights from the states to Europe. Find the complete list of discounts here.
Keep in mind that these discounts are for one way only. The return flight will likely cost more than average.
Such flights include:
Los Angeles-Paris: $149.00 one way
Barcelona-Newark: $139.90 one way
New York-London: $139.90 one way
New York-Martinique: $49.00 one way
Stewart-Shannon: $89.00 one way
Fort Lauderdale-London: $159.90 one way
Travel Dates: Select dates from January to May
Promo Code: None needed
Book by: 11:59 pm on Monday, November 27th, 2017
Turkish Airlines (November 24th ONLY)
Turkish Airlines has jumped in the Black Friday craze with 40% off all flights to the U.S. from Istanbul. Keep in mind that since a Turkish Visa is hard to obtain, travelers should use Turkish Airline’s intra-Europe deals and use Istanbul as a connection airport. Also note that the 40% discount only applies to the base fare, and does not include taxes and fuel surcharges. More information can be found here.
Travel Dates: December 27-December 30th, 2017, January 17th-May 18th, 2018
Promo Codes: None needed
Book by: 11:59 pm on Friday, November 24th, 2017
Emirates Airlines (November 24th ONLY)
Emirates’ Black Friday fire sale shows roundtrip flights across the Atlantic dipping below $500 roundtrip. Destinations in Europe include Athens and Milan. This is truly a deal you won’t want to miss out on! Additional information can be found here.
Travel Dates: January 15th-March 26th, 2018
Promo Codes: None needed
Book by: November 25th, 2017