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Here Are This Year’s Handpicked Black Friday Deals

Here Are This Year’s Handpicked Black Friday Deals

Once again Black Friday is back and here are some handpicked deals for our SA COUNTRY LIFE readers.

With specials on everything from appliances and tech to travel and wine, it can be difficult to cut through the noise and find what you’re looking for. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of Black Friday deals just for our readers.

1. Save on your favourite magazine

One of the best ways to make sure you never miss any of our stories is to sign up for a subscription and it just so happens that this Black Friday we’re giving you 50% off a year’s worth of magazines, plus you’ll get a free digital subscription. For those just looking for a year-long digital subscription, you’ll get 75% off. So whether it’s a subscription for you, a friend or family member, head over to [email protected] to take advantage of this Black Friday deal. Our sister mags are going for a steal too!

2. Specials on stays around the country

This Black Friday, CapeNature is planning to slash their prices by 50%. Book online between midnight and midnight on 29 November for a stay between 15 January and 31 March 2020, and you’ll only have to pay for half. This Black Friday deal applies to the Algeria and Kliphuis Cottages in Cederberg Wilderness, Rocherpan, Vrolijkheid, Gamkaberg, Gamkaskloof, Goukamma, Garootvadersbosch, Kogelberg and Marloth Nature Reserves. Head to CapeNature’s website now to create your online profile so you don’t waste any time snapping up these discounts.

Our list of CapeNature reserves includes the Gamkaberg Nature Reserve

Relax in the Gamkaberg Nature Reserve with CapeNature’s Black Friday deals.

You also might like: 5 of our Favourite CapeNature Reserves

BON Hotels has knocked 40% off their regular price on stays between 27 November 2019 and 31 March 2020. This deal is available from 25 November to 2 December 2019.

Book two nights for two people on a dinner and breakfast basis at Emdoneni Lodge in Hluhluwe, and get the third night for free. Want to know a secret? This deal is exclusive to SA COUNTRY LIFE readers, so don’t forget to mention us when you book on Black Friday to qualify for this deal. Unfortunately, this deal only applies to the months of May, June and July 2020 and doesn’t include school holidays or long weekends. To find out more, email [email protected] or phone +27 (0) 35 562 7000/7001

Brahman Hills, another KwaZulu-Natal getaway, is reducing their current Midweek Midlands Cottage Escape special by a further R625 for Black Friday only. Book a two-night midweek (Sunday to Thursday) escape for travel until the end of January 2020 for R5 300 and receive two nights’ accommodation for two in a one-bedroom cottage, breakfast daily, one three-course meal voucher for two at Brahman Cafe worth R640, one-hour spa treatment for two valued at R1 190 and bottle of wine on arrival. Unfortunately, this deal is not available for stays between 16 and 27 December 2019.


Buy one, get one free this Black Friday with Evergreen Manor & Spa Guest House in Stellenbosch. Pay for one night and get another for free on any room type for travel between 16 and 25 December 2019 or 20 April and 31 August 2020. Be sure to make your booking via email to [email protected] or over the phone on +27(0) 21 886 6947.

The President Hotel in Cape Town is also offering guests a 40% discount on stays between 29 November 2019 and 31 August 2020 this Black Friday.

De Zeekoe in Oudtshoorn is running a 40% discount on all their rooms for travel between June and July 2020 this Black Friday.

The Montagu Country Hotel is offering a 25% discount on accommodation for travel dates between 1 May and 30 September 2020. This is only available on Black Friday and you must mention COUNTRY LIFE when booking to qualify for the discount. Email [email protected] or phone +27 (0)23 614 3125.

The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa in Knysna is offering 45% off a night’s stay and 50% off for two if you book a trip between 4 May and 31 August 2020 this Black Friday. Unfortunately, this deal is not available during the Knysna Oyster Festival (26 June to 5 July 2020) and the Simola Hillclimb (7 to 10 May 2020).

Naries Namakwa Retreat just outside Springbok wants you to get a head start on your winter getaway with their Black Friday special. Book two nights for travel between June and July 2020 and receive 50% off the second night. This deal applies to the Mountain Lodges, Manor House Suites and self-catering cottages. To take advantage of this deal, email [email protected] and include “CLBlackFriday19” in your booking request.

Book yourself a stay at d’Olyfboom Family Estate in Paarl for travel between 1 May and 31 July 2020 and receive 15% off your booking this Black Friday. This applies to any of the bedroom suites on a bed and breakfast basis. To qualify, email [email protected] and quote “CLBlackFriday19” in your booking request.

Looking for places to stay this December? Take a look at our Country Escapes.

3. Take flight

Save on flights this Black Friday with deals from Flight Centre

Flight Centre will be running deals on its website from midnight to midnight on 29 November. There’ll be great deals and discounts on domestic and international flights, destinations like Thailand, Mauritius, Zanzibar and Bali specials, packages for local beach, bush and city getaways, as well as tours and cruises.

4. Take a tour

Adventure Shop, a tour company based in Stellenbosch, is offering 20% off their four-day Cape Explorer Cycle Tour to South Africans. Bookings need to be made for travel between April and 31 July 2019.

5. Discounts for the DIYers

Get to Game for your DIY needs. Shop online or head to one of their stores where the doors will be opening at midnight on 29 November, so set your alarm clocks.

6. Get your gadgets

Do not miss out on Takealots Blue Dot sale this Black Friday 2019

Takealot’s Blue Dot Sale will go live on Black Friday and will last for five days. There’ll be loads of deals on offer with special app-only discounts on the Takealot app. So set your alarm for midnight and get your shopping cart ready.

Photography Emirkhan Bal; Pixabay; Supplied

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