Right now you're probably looking forward to Thursday's day-long indulgence session featuring family time and enormous plates of food.
But if you want to save big on travel in the coming months, you'll have to snap out of your food coma and hop online this weekend, when hotels and airlines are offering major Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on beach accommodations in Myrtle Beach, Florida, Mexico and the Caribbean.
Ready to escape the incoming cold weather? Here's our roundup of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals to warm, sunny beach destinations.
The Caribbean Resort and Villas, a family-friendly oceanfront resort complete with a water park, is announcing a sale that will take place from Saturday to Monday at midnight, with savings up to 50%.
Wyndham Vacation Rentals has announced a Black Friday sale for stays at Ocean Resorts properties in Myrtle Beach, available to book from Nov. 25 to 27 for travel into early June. Visit www.wyndhamvacationrentals.com.
Rates drop as low as $149 per night at the Palms Hotel and Spa, a 4-star Miami Beach retreat. Book travel for Dec. 4, 2016 through October 31, 2017 by visiting www.thepalmshotel.com and using the promo code PROCYBER. Offer is available from Nov. 25 – 28, 2016.
Also in Miami Beach, the Circa 39 Hotel is offering rates as low at $104 per night from December of this year through October of next year. Book between November 25 – 28 at www.circa39.com with promo code PROCYBER. Book from Nov. 25 – 28, 2016.
Prefer to be in the middle of the South Beach action? The Stanton South Beach, located on Ocean Drive across from the beach, is offering rates as low as $186 per night between Dec. 8, 2016 and Jan. 16, 2017. Book from Nov. 25 – 28, 2016 at www.stantonsobe.com with promo code 444.
Finding budget-friendly accommodations in Key West can be hard — thankfully, the NYAH Key West has slashed rates as low as $129 per night between May 1 and Sept. 20 of next year (blackout dates apply). Visit www.nyahotels.com and book with promo code CYBER.
Get 40% off the best available rates at Resorts World Bimini, an upscale hotel in the Bahamas with direct beach access. Rates start at $189. Book on Cyber Monday by visiting www.rwbimini.com or by calling 888-930-8688.
Getting to Bimini in the Bahamas is even cheaper when you fly with Silver Airways, whose Cyber Monday deal will save you up to 50% on roundtrip flights to the island from South Florida. Travel Nov. 29, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2017 (blackout dates Dec. 30 - Jan. 1). Book using the CYBERMON promo code at silverwairways.com.
Easy access to ultra-hip Condado Beach in Puerto Rico is just one benefit of staying at the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, where rates have dropped 15% to $152 per night on select dates in December and January. Get these last-minute rates by visiting www.marriottsanjuan.com between November 25 and 28, 2016 — be sure to use promo code 444.
Overlooking a private beach, the 4-star St Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino has eight restaurants, a casino, a golf course, an outdoor pool and a spa. Even better? You can enjoy all this for just $152 per night between Dec. 9 and Jan. 16 (blackout dates apply). Visit www.stkittsmarriott.com and book with promo code 444. Offer available Nov. 25 – 28, 2016.
The beachfront CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa overlooks the Bay of Banderas in Puerto Vallarta and offers an incredible deal at just $112 per night between Dec. 9 and Jan. 16 (blackout dates apply). Use promo code 444 when you book at www.marriott.com/pvrmx. Deal available from Nov. 25 – 28, 2016.
Save up to 30% off best available rates, starting at $168 per night, at the beachfront JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa, nestled between the ocean and a lagoon. These are last-minute rates — travel between Dec. 9 and Jan. 16 (blackout date apply). Book Nov. 25 – 28 at www.jwmarriottcancun.com with promo code 444.
Other Deals and Promotions
Southwest Vacations is promising a show-stopping sale beginning on Nov. 23. Visit their website to find out which destinations they've unveiled for the offer.
Get out of bed no later than 9 a.m. on this Friday to catch Expedia's "epic" Black Friday event, in which select hotels will offer 75% savings when booked through the Expedia app. Big savings on vacation packages, flights, cruises and activities will also be offered.
Playa Hotels & Resorts has unveiled its ‘Thanks Giveaway' sweepstakes, which will award one participant a three-night all-inclusive stay at any resort in the Playa collection. Enter by Nov. 30 at www.playaresorts.com/win; the winner will be announced on Dec. 1, 2016.
Carnival Cruise Line is joining forces with Amazon on a pre-Black Friday deal — the first 1,150 customers who click through Carnival's ad on Amazon and book a cruise will receive an Amazon Echo Dot, a hands-free, voice-controlled device for playing music and for managing devices. Offer is available from Nov. 21 – 23, and cruises must be taken between March 2017 and April 2019. Learn more at www.carnival.com.