By KarryOn @karryontravel24 Nov 2017Ladies and gentlemen, if travel is what you desperately need (or really, really desire) but haven’t quite saved enough for your dream holiday – then today is your lucky day. It’s Black Friday, which is apparently a thing in Australia now because dozens of brands have heavily discounted their flights, tours and hotels for today only in the ‘Black Friday Travel Sales’. Here are some great deals you can pick up as part of the sales: 1. SAVE 30% on worldwide G tours From Black Friday through to Cyber Monday, G Adventures has stripped 30 percent off the price off select worldwide tours with departures running through to 31 April 2018. Discounted offerings include a saving of $1,000 on the 14-day ‘Discover Japan’ itinerary featuring Kyoto, Mt Fuji, Tokyo, Shinkansen bullet trains and more. There’s a $966 saving on the 10-day ‘Highlights of Haiti’ trip giving travellers the chance to experience the energy of Port-au-Prince, the colourful art of Jacmel, the iconic (and UNESCO-protected) Citadelle Laferrière, nurture the arts with at-risk children, and learn the folklore behind Haitian Vodou. The G Adventures Cyber Sale kicked off at 12.ooam today and runs until 11.59pm (EST) Monday 27 November. Head over to G Adventures for more. 2. SAVE 30% on Europe with Contiki Black Friday is live with Contiki through a saving of 30 percent on select Contiki trips worldwide across Europe, Asia, USA, Latin America and New Zealand. Travellers can find themselves sipping hot mulled wine, living the life of a Winter Wanderer at the European Christmas markets, embracing the old world and new in Eternal India, or even exploring the Grand Canyon on the epic 26-day Grand Southern. The offer is valid until 27 November 2017 and can be accessed by Agents by visiting Contiki’s trade website, click here. 3. SAVE 30% on a barge cruise with European Waterways European Waterways is offering a Black Friday special of 30 percent discount off whole-boat charter prices for six-night cruises on three of its most popular luxury hotel barges, La Belle Epoque, L’Impressionniste and Spirit of Scotland, when booked between 24 November and 30 November 2017. The offer price is €34,090 (AU$52,990) for the 12-passenger barges La Belle Epoque and L’Impressionniste in Burgundy, France, available on the April 8th and April 22nd, 2018 departures, respectively. This is a saving of €14,610 (AU$22,710) off the regular price of €48,700 (AU$75,700). The offer price for the 12-passenger Spirit of Scotland is €28,980 (AU$45,045), a saving of €12,420 (AU$19,305) off the regular price of €41,400 (AU$64,350), available to depart April 15th, 2018. Prices include the luxury accommodation, all meals and wines served on board an extensively stocked open bar, excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary. In addition, guests will have full use of barge facilities, such as bicycles, spa pool and the services of 6 crew members including an English-speaking guide and an onboard Master Chef. Find out more here. 4. SAVE massively on Tigerair flights Tigerair is celebrating both its 10th birthday and Black Friday by giving travellers the chance to travel anywhere in its network from $10. For example, Aussies can travel from Adelaide to Melbourne from $10, Coffs Harbour to Sydney from Sydney, Hobart to Melbourne from $10 and Gold Coast to Sydney from $10. The offer is currently available and ends at midnight tonight! Click here for more information. 5. SAVE 50% on hotels through Expedia Expedia’s Black Friday sale starts at 9.00am today and features deals of up to 5 percent on hotels plus hotel and package coupons. So once you’ve booked your discounted flights, secured your discounted tours, head to Expedia for some drastically discounted accommodation. Head over to Expedia.com.au for more. 6. SAVE $1,000 per couple on global trips through Trafalgar For the first time in Australia, Trafalgar is slicing the price off an awe-inspiring collection of trips right across the globe, offering savings of $1,000 per couple for four days until 27 November. Travellers can forget fighting over discounted electronic devices and treat themselves to something that’ll last infinitely longer: more life moments for you. From an exhilarating boat ride at Niagara Falls to exploring bucolic Croatian islands, there’s always something incredible to discover on your next journey with Trafalgar. With over 25 countries ready to be explored with Trafalgar’s exclusive Black Friday travel offer don’t miss out as this deal is strictly limited. Find out more here 7. SAVE UP TO 30% with the Intrepid Cyber Sale Fire up your device of choice, and get booking with Intrepid’s massive Cyber Sale is now on. Whether you want to sip wine in South Africa, bike ride in Bali or sun yourself in Portugal, now’s the time to make your holiday dreams a reality. To save up to 30% off you must book before 30 November 2017. 8. SAVE UP TO $2,020 per couple with Insight Vacations Insight Vacations is offering travellers savings of up to $2,020 per couple during the Black Friday sales from 24th November until the 1st of December 2017. Guests can choose from 10 itineraries ranging from nine to 18 days; including European Discovery (16-days and nine countries including England, France, Switzerland, Austria, Italy), Highlights of Spain, Easy Pace Italy, Easy Pace Budapest, Vienna & Prague. Guests have the chance to travel in style and embark on a journey beyond the ordinary – enjoying Insight Experiences, authentic dining and flavours to bring each destination to life, smaller group camaraderie with like-minded people, and unique opportunities to meet passionate locals along the way. For more, head to insightvacations.com or call 1300 727 767. Have you picked up a great travel bargain yet? Other stories you may like MOVERS & SHAKERS: Meet G Adventures’ new Director of Sales, Wendy Wu’s new GM & more TRAVEL HEROES: Fiona Dalton, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises MD G Adventures’ UMI is coming back in 2018, the question is: where will Agents go?