Black Friday and Cyber Monday Cruise Deals 2020

It's that time of year to take advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday cruise deals, the biggest shopping day of the year!

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With 2020 being a year we really want to put behind us now might be the time to start thinking about a cruise for the future. With 2021 just around the corner and the much-awaited return of cruising it’s time to make up that missed time at sea by taking advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday Cruise Deals.

Black Friday Cruise Deals

So you’ll be able to take a look at this year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday cruise deals as they come in. We’re expecting some great prices on cruises as cruise lines are ready to entice travelers for 2021. Keep checking back as we’ll be adding more cruise lines once they announce their promotions:


Azamara Cruise Ship
Photo By: Bahnfrend (Wikipedia)

Azamara, a luxury mid-sized cruise line owned by Royal Caribbean is launching its Black Friday and Cyber Monday cruise deals officially named Thank You Sale.

With a treasure trove of applicable sailings that take place from March 20, 2021 – September 29, 2021, experiences include traveling back to the days of the Byzantine Empire in Rhodes, exploring Dublin’s Celtic history, and meandering through Norway’s Fjords.

It is also important to know that Azamara is offering a book worry-free experience with the line’s Cruise with Confidence program. Guests can cancel their booking up to 48 hours before departure.

Guests can enjoy up to $1,000 in onboard credit, plus a complimentary two-category stateroom upgrade on select sailings when they book between November 19 – December 5, 2020 — a combination between the 2020 ‘Double Upgrade’ offer and past summer promotions.

Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Magic Funnel
Photo By: Russell Otway

As expected, Carnival Cruise Line is running a promotion right now named the “Cyber Blowout Early Saver Sale” where cruisers can save on bookings and take advantage of impressive perks.

The cruise line is offering:

  • Up to 30% off cruises
  • Reduced deposits from $50 per person
  • Free room upgrades

The promotion applies on departures through April 2023 and we hope by then, the cruise line will be back to normal operations. The cruise deal ends on Sunday, November 29, 2020.

Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Cruise Ship Funnel
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The Royal Caribbean-owned cruise line has launched the “Always Included” long-term promotion which was first announced on November 10, 2020. The impressive offer that started on November 17, 2020, now means that a cruise vacation will include drinks, Wi-Fi, and tips. There will be no added costs and here are the specifics:

  • Unlimited Drinks – Classic cocktails, wines by the glass, beer, sodas, specialty coffees and teas, juices and
    bottled water can be fully enjoyed without worrying about the tab.
  • Unlimited WiFi – Free, always-on connection to social media, email and the web, allows guests to surf the
    net to their heart’s desire.
  • Daily Gratuities – Tips are taken care of allowing guests to relax and enjoy the warm service delivered by
    Celebrity’s exceptional crew, knowing that the crew behind the superior service are also being taken care

For guests who want even more luxurious simplicity, Celebrity is offering the option to upgrade to one of two

  • ELEVATE takes the package to new heights with unlimited premium drinks and adds shore excursions up
    to $200 per person.
  • INDULGE includes everything in the ELEVATE package and adds to it with unlimited streaming Wi-Fi and
    up to an additional $200 per person in onboard credit to spend almost any way desired.

The “Always Included” package applies on all sailings excluding the Galapagos. In fact, this deal is more than just Black Friday and Cyber Monday as Celebrity Cruises has not set any end date.

Holland America Line

Holland America Cruise Ship Funnel
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Holland America Line will join the Black Friday frenzy this holiday season with a weeklong Black Friday Sale that offers a free Wi-Fi package for all new bookings and a special bonus gift card with all gift card purchases.

Gus Antorcha, president of Holland America Line, said:

“Combining the free Wi-Fi value of the Black Friday Sale with the already included extra perks of signature dining, drinks and gratuities gives our guests the biggest savings of the year — which is what Black Friday is all about.”

“Everyone is dreaming about getting out and traveling these days. So why not take advantage of an unbeatable cruise sale with amazing value to plan that trip next year.”

Running from Nov. 25 through Dec. 1, 2020, the Black Friday Sale also features complimentary specialty dining, a beverage package, gratuities and more from the current Save Now, Cruise Later promotion, putting the value of the combined offers at up to $2,300 per stateroom.

Also part of the Black Friday Sale, cruisers who purchase a $500 gift card will receive an additional $50 bonus gift card. A $1,000 gift card comes with a $100 bonus card, and the purchase of two $1,000 gift cards means a $200 gift card bonus. To make the offer even sweeter, guests who make a reservation under the Black Friday Sale can purchase gift cards and apply them to the booking for even more savings. 


MS Roald Amundsen Cruise Ship
Photo Courtesy: Hurtigruten

We’re covering the expedition cruise line Hurtigruten which has launched its early Black Friday promotion which travel advisors can pass on to clients. The promotion includes up to 50%off selected 2021 to 2022 itineraries and the offer is on through December 2, 2020. There is also an added perk discounted deposit of only $500 per person.

Some featured itineraries in this year’s Black Friday sale include: 

  • Alaska and British Columbia– Wilderness, Glaciers and Culture (Southbound): Departing May 31 and June 24 of 2022, this expedition cruise sailing will take guests south from Anchorage through the Gulf of Alaska and along the Inside Passage towards Vancouver to witness the beautiful wildlife and visit spectacular landscapes, while also learning about native culture and history.
  • Disko Bay– The Heart of Greenland: Departing June 25, July 10 and 25, August 9 of 2022, this voyage begins and ends in Iceland, taking travelers through the western Greenlandic coastline to witness the charming scenery, meet the locals, and learning about their traditions and modern culture.
  • Iceland– Circumnavigating Iceland – The Land of Elves, Sagas and Volcanoes (Itinerary 1): Departing June 1, 9, and 17 of 2022 on a fascinating journey around the land of fire and ice discovering Iceland’s wild and singular beauty, wildlife, rich culture, and welcoming locals.
  • Antarctica, Chilean Fjords and Falklands– Great Explorers and Wildlife: Departing November 8, December 10 and 26 of 2021, and January and February of 2022, Antarctica will have travelers feeling like great explorers by experiencing the Chilean fjords and the Falklands in one extraordinary expedition cruise. Witness wildlife penguins, whales and seals amidst icebergs and stunning natural beauty.

Hurtigruten does have a “Book with Confidence” program to provide confidence in booking a cruise vacation during these difficult times. The cruise line has also partnered with Uplift to provide flexible payment options.

MSC Cruises

MSC Cruise Ship
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MSC Cruises is launching its Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotion for its U.S. operations. Cruisers can take advantage of huge savings and perks up to a value of $1,400.

With up to $600 off MSC Cruises’ best cruise fares, up to $200 onboard credit, and up to $600 in additional savings with Kids Sail Free, a family of four* can score great value as they plan their 2021 cruise vacation, and choose from 3-, 4- and 7-night sailings either in their back yard or across the globe with itineraries available in The Bahamas, Caribbean, Mediterranean or Northern Europe. Here are the specifics:

  • Cruises in The Bahamas & Caribbean – up to $1,400 in value
    • Up to $600 off MSC Cruises’ Escape to Sea prices
    • Up to $200 onboard credit
      • $50 per person ($100 maximum per stateroom) on all stateroom categories for 3- and 4-night cruises
      • $100 per person ($200 maximum per stateroom) on all stateroom categories for 7-night cruises
    • Up to $600 extra savings with Kids Sail Free (value based on 2 children – aged 17 and under – sharing a Fantastica category stateroom for a 7-night cruise with 2 adults). Available on select sailings.
  • Cruises in the Mediterranean & Northern Europe – up to $800 in value
    • $200 Onboard Credit:
      • $100 per person ($200 maximum per stateroom) on all stateroom categories for all cruises
  • Up to $600 extra savings with Kids Sail Free (value based on 2 children – aged 17 and under – sharing a Fantastica category stateroom for a 7-night cruise with 2 adults). Available on select sailings.

The cruise line also has its “Total CruiseFlex” program that provides confidence to guests and allows the change of bookings up to 48 hours prior to departure on any sailing date departing before December 31, 2021.

The MSC Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotion is running from November 25, 2020 to December 1, 2020 and applies on cruises in March 2021 through November 2021.

Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Bliss, Miami
Photo By: Norwegian Cruise Line

In addition to 30% off a voyage on any ship visiting more than 300 destinations worldwide, guests booking a cruise during Norwegian’s Black Friday sale will also be entitled to all five Free at Sea offers including free open bar, free specialty dining, free shore excursions credits, free WiFi and discounted rates for friends and family.

The Black Friday offer is available on all departures, all itineraries and all published voyage dates from 2021 through the newly released 2023 itineraries.

Princess Cruises

Sky Princess Cruise Ship
Photo: Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises is introducing “The Cyber Event” which offers a range of savings and perks that cruisers should be taking advantage of if thinking of a cruise in the future.

The cruise line promotion includes reduced deposits of 50% and onboard spending money up to $200 per cabin. The promotion will end on November 30, 2020, and applies to all sailings departing May 2021 and beyond. All the details are right here.

Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

Starting from November 24 to December 1, Royal Caribbean is offering is running its Cyber Week Sale. Guests can save up to $550 on a future cruise. So the promotion includes 60& off the second guest and kids age 12 and under sail free.

The offer applies to all sailings departing on or after January 1, 2021. Royal Caribbean also has the “Cruise With Confidence” cancellation program. This means guests can cancel their booking up to 48 hours before departure and then use a Future Cruise Credit towards a future alternative cruise.

Virgin Voyages

Scarlet Lady Cruise Ship at Sea
Photo Credit: Virgin Voyages

The cruise line which has not yet kicked off cruises is getting in on the Black Friday cruise deals with its Thanksgiving promotion.

Expanding on its already robust value proposition, from now through November 30, Virgin Voyages is offering every Sailor who books a Voyage up to $400 in onboard credit.

This onboard credit grants Sailors access to all of the amazing splurge-worthy experiences on board over and above what’s already included in their voyage fare.

Virgin Voyages’ value proposition includes the nearly $600 worth of perks automatically included in each Sailor’s voyage fare upon booking such as free Wifi, Food at 20+ Eateries, Basic Bevvies, Group Fitness Classes, and Gratuities.

This enticing Thanksgiving offer includes:

  • $400 onboard credit per cabin for RockStar & Mega RockStar Quarters
  • $200 onboard credit per cabin for Sea Terrace cabins
  • $100 onboard credit per cabin for Sea View & Insider cabins

Even More Deals!

Cruise Hive readers can also check the latest price drops for a cruise vacation. Take a look below at some cruises which might be of interest to you:

Remember to always check the terms and conditions before booking your Black Friday or Cyber Monday cruise deals. There are often limitations and on select sailings. We’ll keep making updates as we get closer to the biggest shopping day of the year!

Black Friday Cruise Deals 2020


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