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Finding Black Friday flight deals in 2021

Saving money on airline travel is a savvy way to start your next trip, and it's easy when you know how. Black Friday is a great opportunity for travelers to find cheap flights but with so many deals to choose from, it can feel overwhelming. Read on for tips and tools to help you get started.

1. Search by month, not day

If you’ve got the “where” of your getaway decided but have some room on the “when,” then search your prospective locale via the ‘Cheapest Month’ view to see the best prices that are available to you. By searching across the entire month, you’ll be shown the cheapest flight prices in a calendar format so you can quickly see the most cost-effective days to reach your destination. As Black Friday flight deals are released, you’ll see them on the results page along with other flight options.

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2. Find the best Black Friday flight deals to anywhere

Flexible on the destinations for your Black Friday flight deals? Use our ‘Explore Everywhere’ feature to find the best prices for a chosen airport in any region. Roll along a lush road trip through the Pacific Northwest. Hike ruby red mountains in Zion National Park. Eat your fill in the best foodie cities in America. By clicking Explore Everywhere, you can find affordable flights to destinations across the US and around the world. You may just end up an unexpected, but fascinating place.


3. Know where you can go and what you need to get there

With so many destinations just one click away, it can be hard to decide where to land; ever-changing travel restrictions can make it challenging, too. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered. If you’re considering an international destination, or you’re just interested in seeing which countries are open to U.S. travelers, you can use our live COVID-19 travel map. It’s updated daily with the latest info on regulations and openings across the globe.


4. Book a flexible ticket, gain peace of mind

Travel can be a bit unpredictable these days, but using our ‘flexible tickets’ filter removes uncertainty from your trip by only showing you airlines that provide flexible booking options. This means that you can rest easy knowing that if the unexpected occurs, your booking can be changed and your trip can get back on track. Team it up with our travel insurance as an extra way to protect your trip and travel with confidence.


5. There’s no need to watch the clock. With Price Alerts, the deals come to you

You’ve dreamed about your favorite destination and located your ideal flight. Now, click the Price Alert button and let us keep an eye on the cost for you. Whether it goes up or down, we’ll let you know. Most Black Friday flight deals run for a limited time. So, if you want to be the first in line to score big on a special itinerary, enable a Price Alert on your preferred routes. Black Friday is on November 26, but many airlines will begin their sales in the days leading up to it.


Can’t wait until Black Friday?

You don’t have to bet the ranch to find travel that fits your schedule or budget—just take a look at some of our latest deals! Remember to double-check entry requirements and local government regulations before booking your flights with our live COVID-19 travel map.


FAQs

When is Black Friday 2021?

This year, Black Friday will fall on Friday, November 26th. While the date of Black Friday is a great time to get travel deals, airlines often release sales on flight tickets in the days before and after Black Friday. So, it’s a good idea to keep your eyes peeled (and Price Alerts on) all week.

Will there be Black Friday flight deals this year?

In 2020, many tourists were staying safe at home, but this year has seen travel begin to return to normal. Thanks to that trend, it is likely that airlines will be looking to help people find affordable ways to get back out into the world. Black Friday flight deals are one method we are hoping to see.

Is Black Friday a good day to buy airline tickets?

Definitely! During Black Friday, many airlines offer low prices and package deals that won’t be found at any other time of year. These fares are often limited, so set your alarm and start searching early to find the very best prices on your ideal routes.

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