Forget fighting over discounted TVs and score something that will last a lifetime – travel experiences. We all can’t wait to explore the world again in 2023 and Trafalgar’s Black Friday travel deals will help you get on the road again. We’ve got dozens of trips on sale – check them all out here – that will take you from the lush jungles of South America and the golden beaches of Australia to the romantic cities of Europe and the delicious markets of Asia. To help you get inspired, we’ve listed 7 of the best trips you can’t miss in our Black Friday sale.
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1. Australian Highlights
Almost everyone dreams of a bucket list trip Down Under – and now is your time to shine in the Aussie sun. This 13-day tour takes you from iconic cities like Sydney and Melbourne to the greatest outdoors. Head to the Outback and witness the extraordinary beauty of Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Journey to Far North Queensland to Cairns, where you’ll experience the world’s best nature. You’ll get to snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest living organism, and then explore the Daintree Rainforest, the oldest in the world. It’s non-stop blockbuster experiences on this Australia trip.
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2. Splendours of Japan with Hiroshima
Japan is one of the most extraordinary countries on earth – so we understand why so many people are jumping to snap up this trip in our Black Friday sale. You’ll get to explore the best of Japan, from the neon streets of Tokyo to the soothing hot springs of Kotohira, where you’ll spend the night in a traditional ryokan.
Explore the beautiful Five Lakes District and ride up iconic Mount Fuji. Traverse the Japanese Alps before arriving in the hillside town of Takayama. Get immersed in ancient Japanese traditions in the fairytale towns of Gokayama and Kanazawa, then discover the magical streets and temples of Kyoto. Ride a high-speed bullet train to the foodie haven of Osaka, delve into history in Hiroshima, and set sail for the spiritual Kotohira and Miyajima Island.
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3. Scenic Scandinavia and its Fjords
Scandinavia is another one of those regions that everyone has on their bucket list… so why not make it a reality and get a great deal in our Black Friday sale? This two-week trip offers an unforgettable insight into the beauty of Scandinavia as you explore the highlights of Norway, Sweden and Denmark.
Explore the gorgeous cities of Copenhagen, Oslo, and Stockholm, and get immersed in the world’s most extraordinary nature. Cruise the spectacular Norwegian fjords, spend the night at the edge of Geirangerfjord, and ride the Flam Railway, one of the world’s most beautiful train journeys through the Norwegian countryside. Discover colourful Bergen and historic Stavanger, and enjoy a Be My Guest dinner with the Øvre-Eide family, who have run their farm in Norway since the 1500s.
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4. Highlights of Peru
If you’ve had Peru on your bucket list for a while, it’s time to achieve your travel goals and get a great deal while you’re at it in our Black Friday sale. This 12-day tour takes you to all the icons like Macchu Picchu, Lima, Sacred Valley, and Cusco. You’ll get immersed in ancient history, marvel at Quechua textile art, and sip on pisco sours. But you’ll also take a very special journey to the million-year-old Amazon rainforest.
Cruise down the Madre de Rios River to your jungle lodge in the Inkaterra Forest. Walk the thrilling Inkaterra Canopy Walkway above the rainforest and meet the cheeky monkeys on Monkey Island. Hike through the jungle at the Tambopata National Reserve. Keep an eye out for caimans, giant river otters, birds, monkeys, and anacondas at Sandoval Lake and venture out at night with a Local Specialist to discover the animals that come alive under darkness.
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5. Best of South Africa
Imagine 15 thrilling days exploring the very best of South Africa. Now make it a reality and snap up this extraordinary trip in our Black Friday sale! You’ll experience everything you’ve always dreamed of, like spotting the Big 5 in Kruger National Park. Sample the finest wines in the Cape Winelands and scale Table Mountain in Cape Town. See the towering Drakensberg and drive the exciting Sani Pass. Learn about the legacy of Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg and meet a local Swazi Chief and get immersed in Xhosa culture. You’ll go from cruising the gorgeous Knysna lagoons to spending the night in the famously luxurious Oyster Box Hotel.
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6. Spectacular Canadian Rockies with Alaska Cruise
This is one of those once-in-a-lifetime trips you dream about for years. So there’s no better time to book it than when it’s on sale. This extraordinary trip takes you cruising through the astonishingly beautiful Inside Passage in Alaska. You’ll be blown away as you get up coles to glaciers, fjords, snowy mountains, and lush forests, with stops in Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, and Ketchikan.
Then it’s on to Canada where you’ll explore the vibrant sights of Vancouver and Victoria before once again immersing in spectacular nature in the Rockies. From Jasper National Park to the Athabasca Glacier to Banff National Park, this is an experience that will stay with you for the rest of your life.
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7. Great European
If you’re looking for the best deals in our Black Friday sale, you’ve got to go big. And there’s no bigger trip than our Great European. It’s 27 days, 13 countries, and 30 cities – and it’s absolutely unforgettable. You’ll have the time of your life as you bounce from the wineries of Bordeaux to the beaches of Barcelona to the masterpieces of Florence. Discover ancient Rome, cruise the canals of Venice, and count the 100 spires of Prague.
Sip beers in Munich and marvel at the gilded glamour of Vienna. Ride a cable car up Mount Stanserhorn and indulge in Swiss cheese and chocolate in Lucerne. Cruise past the castles and wineries of the Rhineland, see the cathedrals of Cologne and enjoy the picturesque canals of Amsterdam. This truly is the trip of a lifetime.
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Which trip deal are you snapping up in our Black Friday sale? Let us know in the comments below!