25 Black Friday travel deals at home and abroad

Conor Pope: Many Irish hotels and tour operators are offering discounts into next year


Black Friday deals extend beyond a new toaster and TV. Many Irish hotels and tour operators are offering discounts over the coming days that you can book for travel well into next year (subject to public health guidelines).

The Lodge at Ashford Castle: For one day only – on November 26th – the lodge by the lake is offering a its 15 per cent discount off its standard Bed and Breakfast rate for stays throughout 2022. Rooms can be had from €149 (down from €175), based on two people sharing, with a full Irish breakfast included.

InterContinental, Dublin: The Dublin 4 hotel is offering 25 per cent off the "best available rate" when booking a guestroom or suite between November 26th and December 3rd. Deal covers stays between the end of November and September 2022. intercontinentaldublin.ie

Mount Wolseley Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort,Carlow: Black Friday discount of 20 per cent for B&B on hotel rooms as wells as its self catering lodges.

Titanic belfast

Titanic Hotel, Belfast: The hotel is offering a one night stay with dinner, bed and breakfast for two people sharing from £159/€188 per room ( usually priced at £209/€250). Redeemable between January and March 2022

Hard Rock Hotel, Dublin: The rockers on the fringe of Dublin's Temple Bar are offering 25 per cent off the best available rate on bookings made up to December 5th. Plus 20 per cent discount on all those Hard Rock T-shirts and memorabilia as well as early check in (if available). The deals are valid for stays from Sunday to Thursday until April 30th 2022.

Ice House Hotel, Ballina, Co Mayo: The coolest hotel in Mayo has 15 per cent off all voucher sales from Thursday, November 25th to Monday, November 29th. As part of its Black Friday malarkey, it is also offering 15 per cent off its Chill Spa retail products and gift sets up to November28th.

Harvey's Point, Donegal: More vouchers on offer, this time, in the acclaimed Donegal hotel. Anyone who buys a voucher from Friday, November 26th until midnight Monday November 29th will save themselves 10 per cent.

Wineport Lodge, Glassan, Co Westmeath.

Wineport Lodge, Athlone: The lakeside hotel (and former home of The Restaurant TV show) is selling gift vouchers with a 15 per cent discount up until November 29th. The vouchers come with no expiry date.

The Imperial Hotel, Cork: A 20 per cent discount on bookings made up to November 29th and a local experience thrown in for good measure. The breaks can be taken up to the end of April 2022 and anyone who makes a booking can looking forward to a bottle of locally produced Killahora Orchard Poire Fine Perry when they get there.

Old Ground Ennis

The Old Ground Hotel, Ennis: A sister hotel to the Imperial, the same 20 per cent discount applies and another local experience, this time it's JJ Corry Whiskey and Wilde Irish Chocolate from Tuamgraney.

The Cork International Hotel: A deal on bed & breakfast for two guests for 99 will be available until November 29th.

The Metropole, Cork: Another Cork hotel with a Black Friday discount - the bed & breakfast rate here is €109 for two guests, or €159 for dinner, and bed & breakfast for two guests.

The Mulranny Park, Westport: The Mayo favourite has 20 per cent off vouchers bought between November 26th and 29th.

Mount Juliet Estate, Kilkenny: Offering up to 25 per cent off overnight stays in this lovely hotel on a 500-acre country estate.  This offer is available for dates between January 9th and  March 31st, 2022.

The Alex, Dublin: The swanky boutique hotel in Dublin 2 has 25 per cent off its flexible hotel room rates.

The G, Galway: The flash five star hotel in the west if promising those who make bookings between November 26th and 29th 20 per cent off. Oh, and if it is not too late those who sign up to the hotel's database can receive a pre Black Friday VIP offer of 30 per cent off when booking between November 24th and 26th. 

Hardiman Galway

The Hardiman, Galway: Based on Galway's Eyre Square - you might remember it as the Great Southern or even the Meryick - The Hardiman has 20 per cent off B&B deals and gift vouchers.

Trinity Townhouse, Dublin: The city hotel is offering 10 per cent off all Bed and Breakfast rates over the first three months of next year as well as a discount of 10 per cent on gift vouchers.

westin dublin

The Westin, Dublin: The hotel on Dublin's Westmoreland St is offering a pleasing 22 per cent of B&B deals for 2022.

And some others

Aer Lingus: The airline's by now traditional Black Flyday deal is offering up to 20 per cent off flights to European cities this winter. The offer ends on November 28th while a discount of €100 on return flights to the USA and Canada ends on November 30th.

Travel Department: The travel agency is promising savings of up to €150 per booking for departures from January 1st to April 30th, 2022. The deals cover trips to Europe and further afield, public health restrictions allowing. The offers ends on Cyber Monday November 29th.

Eurocamp: The camping specialists are promising discount of up to 45 per cent on 45 campsites across European with the deals applying to travel in May and June of next year.

Cu Chulainn rollercoaster at Tayto Park

Tayto Park: The crisp-themed theme park has 20 per cent off all access tickets until November 29th. TaytoPark.ie

Local travel agents: Travel agents and members of the Irish Travel Agents Association across the country are offering deals this Black Friday. Among the offers is a 5 star break in Dubrovnik from 675pp with Cassidy Travel. A trip to Rome, Umbria and Assisi from €1,069pp with The Travel Department and three nights in New York. including return flights from €379pp with Click&Go.