THE biggest sale event of the year, Black Friday, is nearly upon us – and it’s not just discounted Christmas presents and cheap tech gear up for grabs.
Lots of travel companies have launched their sales early this year, slashing prices on fantastic holidays from cool cruises and sun- drenched beach escapes to bucket-list adventure tours in exotic lands.
Plus many of these deals cover getaways for the whole of 2024, so that’s your summer holiday sorted.
Sophie Swietochowski picks out six of the best offers available now.
CITY ESCAPE IN LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA
FIRST Choice launched its Black Friday sale yesterday and will be dishing out holiday savings until next Monday.
Travellers can save £100 on bookings of £1,000 or more and £250 on bookings of £2,500 or more for trips departing between January 1, 2024 to April 30, 2025.
Fancy something a little different?
Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana has burst its way on to the travel scene recently thanks to its wild nightlife, cultural hotspots and impressive architecture.
You can bag seven nights’ room-only at the 4H Eurostars uHotel, in the heart of the city, from £519pp, including flights from Gatwick on March 7, 2024.
IGLU Ski has a number of deals right now for solo skiers and those after a chic chalet stay – plus holidaymakers can nab up to £1,000 off breaks in Austria and France.
You will also score free ski hire when you buy a lift pass at the time of booking while those skiing solo will secure money off when booking a single room.
Those after a traditional chalet-style holiday can enjoy seven nights’ B&B at the 4H Pension Tirolerhaus in St Anton from £1,670pp, including the £1,000 saving, departing Stansted on February 10, 2024.