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Black Friday – in the US on the Friday after Thanksgiving, millions of Americans get in line in front closed shop doors. Why? Well, because there are unbelievable Black Friday discounts for 24 hours only! Sometimes fights even break out over the best bargains! For the US retail industry, it’s actually the best performing sales day of the year as well as being the official start of the Christmas business period.


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This retail tradition spilled over to Europe in 2006, with Apple offering their discounted offers in Europe for the first time – and celebrated gigantic sales figures. Many online retailers have now followed their lead and offer thousands of cheap deals on Black Friday, Cyber Monday or even for a whole week. Nowadays, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are supposed to be the biggest shopping days in the UK. This year, Black Friday is on the 23rd of November.

Bargain lovers have already marked this special day in their calendars,hoping to get bargains on tech products, books, clothing, electronics… the list is endless.

Black Friday turns into Black FLYday!

We have also prepared great discounts: Black Friday turns into Black FLYday! Discover the Opodo Black Friday bargains!  Book a trip on Black Friday and get great deals whether it is to escape the wet autumn or the cold winter! Find your perfect travel deals with Opodo now.

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Opodo Black Friday bargain: Travelers prefer mostly cities

We have looked at our booking data from last year: What destinations did European travelers loved most for Black Friday? European Capitals! Have a look at our Top 10:

  1. London
  2. Paris
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Barcelona
  5. Madrid
  6. Rome
  7. Lisbon
  8. Istanbul
  9. Palma de Mallorca
  10. Bangkok


For UK deal seekers, further travel destinations are more common: Dubai and New York City made it to the To 10! 

  1. London
  2. Amsterdam
  3. Dubai
  4. New York City
  5. Dublin
  6. Paris
  7. Istanbul
  8. Bangkok

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