The Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale: The Best Travel Deals

Start off Memorial Day with some of the biggest sales on travel essentials

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As the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale has come and gone, we’ve stopped updating this post with sales and can’t promise the ones below are still available. Check back later this year for updated deals.

The three-day weekend that kick starts warmer weather, family BBQs, and annual vacations–Memorial Day reminds us that summer travel is here. After such an unprecedented year, you might be itching to pack your bags, so the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale couldn’t take place at a better time.

From May 26 through June 6, you can save up to 50 percent off. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your luggage set that’s gathered some dust, or refresh your jet-setting wardrobe, the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale is the perfect opportunity to do just that.

What is the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale?

The Half Yearly Sale occurs biannually at Nordstrom. It's the second-biggest sale (with the largest discounts) after the beloved Nordstrom Anniversary Sale for the retailer. It typically takes place in the spring and early winter—hence, 'half yearly.'

When is the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale 2021?

The sale falls during Memorial Day Weekend this year and starts May 26 through June 6. With 12 full days to shop major deals, it’s safe to say you’ll be able to find what you’re looking for and much more.

Does Nordstrom Rack Also Participate in the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale?

Only Nordstrom does the Half Yearly Sale (sorry, Rackers). Fortunately, the discounts you’ll see will make up for it.

What's the Difference Between the Half Yearly Sale and the Anniversary Sale?

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale features brand-new arrivals whereas the Half Yearly Sale is your last chance to get seasonal items before heading into the second half of the year. Once the sales are gone, it's likely that the products are out of stock, so if there is something you’ve been eyeing for a while, the Half Yearly Sale is your time to shine. 

Unlike the Anniversary Sale, you can't shop early during the Half Yearly Sale, even if you're a rewards member. Be sure to shop early to take advantage of all the deals.

What Typically Goes on Sale?

The Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale isn’t just limited to travel gear—shoppers will find outstanding prices across all departments, including shoes, home, apparel, and accessories.

Our Top Picks

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The Teddi Ring by Melinda Maria

The Teddi Ring by Melinda Maria

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Normally $58, Now $23

The Teddi Ring is centered with light-catching cubic zirconia set in an 18-karat gold band, giving it the appearance of the real deal. Regardless if you’re more of an adventurous or luxurious traveler, this ring can be worn worry-free knowing that your cherished piece is safe at home.

02 of 09

Quay Australia Great Escape 50mm Polarized Clip On Sunglasses

Quay Australia Great Escape 50mm Polarized Clip On Sunglasses

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Normally $75, Now $45

Quay sunglasses are capsule-wardrobe approved and are versatile enough to be worn in casual and formal settings alike—the polarized glasses are no different. A classic look and lightweight frame make them an easy choice for your next trip.

03 of 09

Outdoor Research Essential Adult Face Mask Kit

Outdoor Research Essential Face Mask Kit

Courtesy of REI 

Normally $20, Now $10

Pick up an Outdoor Research face mask kit in deep army green, or pale grey. It's water- and stain-repellant and machine-washable.

04 of 09

Tumi V4 Collection 22-Inch International Expandable Spinner Carry-On

Tumi V4 Collection 22-Inch International Expandable Spinner Carry-On

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Normally $595, Now $415

Tumi is no stranger to air travel, and this expandable clamshell is a stellar pick thanks to its durable exterior, dual zippers, and tie-down compression straps. There's also a sale on the 22-Inch Expandable in Mink (brown), and the 31-inch packing case in black.

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05 of 09

Briggs & Riley Baseline Wardrobe Spinner Garment Bag

Briggs & Riley Baseline Wardrobe Spinner Garment Bag

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Normally $825, Now $495

You'll have to check this garment bag (no carry-on luck), but you'll arrive to your destination with wrinkle-free clothes. This is ideal for formal occasions—weddings, anniversary parties, etc. It's also great if you really despise ironing.

06 of 09

Dagne Dover Coated Canvas Crossbody Bag

Dagne Dover Epic Coated Canvas Crossbody Bag

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Normally $145, Now $109

Just the light brown and black crossbody bags are on sale. A magnetic flap closure and removable handle keep this bag agile and safe.

07 of 09

Herschel Supply Co. Cruz Crossbody Bag

Cruz Crossbody Bag

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Normally $38, Now $23

A timeless design makes this crossbody bag an ideal accessory for any outing, regardless of whether you’re running errands or on your checking into your flight. Its compact size and multiple zip pockets keep your belongings secure at a great price.

08 of 09

Madewell Boardwalk Post Slide Sandal

Madewell The Boardwalk Post Slide Sandal

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Normally $60, Now $36

A sturdy pair of sandals is a necessity for travel—especially if you're heading somewhere warm. These leather padded sandals are open-toe but have a sneaky toe lock so you won't slide out of them.

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09 of 09

Longchamp Le Pliage Cosmetic Case

Longchamp Le Pliage Cosmetic Case

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Normally $70, Now $56

There are few greater frustrations than trying to untangle all your tech cords in a hurry after a long flight. This stylish and compact case keeps everything organized and secure, making it easy to keep your chargers in one spot.

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