Have you been researching your next drone and have been waiting for a good deal before purchasing? At this time of the year, your best bet is the day after Thanksgiving in the United States, the huge retail day of the year called Black Friday.
If you have not yet decided which drone is the drone for you, let us help you do some research with some of our lists of the best drones around.
Cyber Monday deals!
Truth is, folks, almost all of the deals that popped up for Black Friday 2018 are still in effect for Cyber Monday. You are still reading the Black Friday post here, we’ll just keep updating the links and deals as they change.
Some Black Friday deals run longer than just one day. Black Friday has become a month long event with savings on more products than we care to count. Luckily, we’re just focusing on drones for this list.
Other Black Friday sales:
Non-drone Cyber Monday deals:
For the drones on sale below, unless otherwise stated, the deals are effective for Friday, November 23, 2018 only. From 00:00 until 23:59. However, most of these deals remain active until the end of day Monday, the 26th.
Free Shipping from Amazon! – This holiday season, Amazon is offering free shipping to everyone.
- Samsung Evo Select 256GB micro SD card just $45
- Samsung Evo Select 128GB micro SD card is $19.99
- DJI Mavic Pro Fly More combo is just $850 right now! (Was as low as $814.)
- Anki Vector robot companion – $175 (save $75)
Top drone deals
(Note: We will update these prices frequently. Check back for new deals.)
|Drone||Read more||Regular price / (Deal notes)||Best deal|
|DJI Mavic Air||Mavic Air announced||$799|
|DJI Mavic Air Fly More combo||Mavic Air announced||$999|
|DJI Mavic 2 Zoom||DJI Mavic 2 review||$1,249|
|DJI Mavic 2 Pro||Mavic 2 Pro camera review||$1,449 / ($1,878 kit)|
|DJI Mavic 2 Fly More Kit||Mavic 2 Fly More kit||$319|
|DJI Spark||Spark review||$499|
|DJI Spark Fly More combo||Spark review||$699|
|DJI Mavic Pro Fly More combo||Mavic Pro review||$1,299|
|DJI Mavic Pro Platinum Fly More combo||Mavic Pro Platinum announced||$1,399|
|Yuneec Breeze||Yuneec drones guide||$399|
|Yuneec Mantis Q||Mantis Q review||$499|
|Yuneec Typhoon H||Yuneec drones guide||$999|
|Yuneec Typhoon H Plus||Typhoon H Plus announcement||$1,899|
|Autel Robotics Evo||Autel Robotics drones guide||$999|
|Parrot Bebop 2||Parrot Bebop 2 hands-on||$499|
|Parrot Anafi||Parrot Anafi details||$699 / ($749 kit)|
|DJI Mavic Pro Fly More combo at B&H||$1299|
If you like to search for yourself, here are all the drones on sale at Amazon this year.
Other fun drones and robots
Sky Viper Spider-Man Spider-Drone – $20
Holy Stone HS160 Shadow – $90
Syma X5SW-V3 – $37
Immersion RC Vortex 150 (Flite Test edition) BNF racing drone – $199
Parrot Mambo FPV – $100 (Save $80)
More to come!
Drone legal and safety
DJI Black Friday deals (Live through Cyber Monday)
DJI like to get in on the fun as well. This year they are offering discounts and other benefits when you purchase the Spark, Mavic Air, DJI Goggles, Osmo Mobile 2 and the Ryze Tello. There are always benefits to purchasing a drone straight from a manufacturer, usually offering better support or extended warranty, otherwise, DJI has kept things fairly moderate this year with some solid savings, just nothing earth shattering.
DJI’s Black Friday sales go live November 18th at noon EST and run until November 27th at 2:59am EST.
Wait, there’s more! DJI is handing out daily coupons for additional unannounced savings, and you can take part in a quiz for an extra discount.
UVify Black Friday deals (Live through Cyber Monday)
Starting with some solid Pre-Black Friday deals on the Draco and Warp9 racing drones, UVify has some fun bundles on sale, with VR goggles, HD video receivers and more. Look for 20% or more savings until the end of the 22nd, then new deals on the 23rd.
Yuneec Black Friday deals (Also through Cyber Monday)
The folks at Yuneec know what you need this holiday season, inexpensive drones! Look for deals direct from Yuneec on the Typhoon H and Typhoon 4K, plus other deals from Amazon and more. Effective Nov. 22 – Dec. 1.
Choosing the right drone can be tough. There are hundreds of drones on the market today, everything from toys and other drones under $100, some solid camera drones, folding drones and up to some serious commercial drones. Don’t be overwhelmed, there is a drone that can fit your needs. Whether you are searching by price, purpose or more, we have a list to help you narrow things down.
Now’s the time to get your hands on a great drone. Scour the deals above, make sure you are getting the best possible price on the drone of your dreams, and be sure to share a note in the comments below if you find a great deal elsewhere.