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This sale has ended. But you can still find ridiculously cheap hotels (and last minute deals) at

From my seat here in Australia, Black Friday sales have not typically mattered to me.

As my friend Vanessa Chaisson wrote: “I reject the manipulation of capitalism and societal pressure which leads to environmental destruction, communities ravaged by debt, and non-ironic acid washed jeans.

I am a minimalist committed to supporting local businesses and the betterment of my community. I have been blessed with abundance this year and I need nothing more.”

But when I heard about offering 50% off hotels for Black Friday this was also me:

“Holy s&%t. Black Friday sales also apply to TRAVEL?????!!!” #BlackFridaySale 2018

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Don’t Miss This Black Friday Sale!

If you’re a die-hard traveler it’s highly likely that you’re already planning 10 trips by now. So instead of a shopping spree this Black Friday, why not go on a hotel booking spree before this deal runs out! have massive discounts from now until November 27 2018 of up to and above 50% off, plus if you’re an Australian resident, you can get an extra 10% off using the discount code THANKS.

Don’t have any travel plans between now and March? Take the weekend off to plan a trip now!!

 The Fine Print

I know reading the fine print is less exciting as the actual sale, so I’ve read and summarized it for you!

50% off hotels is available for travel between now (21 November 2018) and the 31st of March 2019. You have to book on the Australian version of by November 27; the sale ends at 23:59 AEST.

Major chains like Hyatt and Marriott are excluded from the sale (you can find a full list of non-participating hotels here), but there are plenty of incredible properties who are taking part.

For instance, heading to Paris? The 4 star Hôtel Auteuil Tour Eiffel is 40% off. Heading to Kyoto? The Grand Prince Hotel Kyoto is 55% off!

If you don’t see me posting over the next 4 days it’s because I’m obsessively scrolling through these deals like a mad woman possessed to book in my trips for 2019!

Find an Amazing Deal on

About is one of the biggest and most mainstream booking engines for hotel accommodation worldwide, with one of the widest selections of accommodation online.

You’ll find both independent and major chain hotels as in over hundreds of thousands properties worldwide. They offer a one-stop shop for hotel pricing, amenities and availability and specialise in providing accommodation during sold-out periods.

The company is owned by the Expedia Group, whose huge range of travel companies also include Expedia, Hotwire,, CheapTickets, trivago,, Travelocity, Orbitz, and HomeAway.

Though is unique in that they offer price matching; if you find a cheaper, publicly available rate for a hotel or vacation rental within 24 hours of booking, including one listed on, they will refund you the price difference.

If You Miss This Sale …

If you do miss out on this sale, run sales and last minute deals pretty consistently throughout the year. Not often on this scale, which is why you should take advantage of the 50% off, but they do offer discounts over other sites quite regularly.

Because they specialize in last minute deals, you’ll find the best year round discounts if you’re booking within a couple of days of your stay. So, whether you’re looking for value in Vegas, treehouses in Thailand or villas in Venezuela, it’s all just a click away.

And with their “Reward-winning” loyalty program you earn free nights while you sleep and get access to instant savings like Secret Prices.

 Take me to the Black Friday Sale on


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Megan is an Australian Journalist and award-winning travel writer who has been blogging since 2007. Her husband Mike is the American naturalist and wildlife photographer behind Waking Up Wild; an online magazine dedicated to opening your eyes to the wonders of the wild & natural world.

Having visited 50+ countries across all seven continents, Megan’s travels focus on cultural immersion, authentic discovery and incredible journeys. She has a strong passion for ecotourism, and aims to promote responsible travel experiences.



  1. Yep! That’s why we decided to have a last minute weekend getaway! ?

    • Have an amazing time!

  2. Ohhhhhhhhhhh ahhhhhhhh

    • Hope you find a good deal! Happy Black Friday!

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