Best May sales 2024: where to find the best Australian deals and sales

Looking for a bargain? The T3 team has scoured the net for the best retailers offering excellent discounts, from fashion to tech and more.

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Finding a good bargain is a great feeling. Knowing you've saved money on something triggers the reward centres of the brain, making us all feel a little chuffed. And that's never been truer in the current economic climate, where finding deals and discounts to save cash is perhaps foremost on everyone's mind.

To find that bargain, though, requires a little research – both into the product itself (particularly if it's a hefty investment) and into its price history. To give you a head start on your bargain hunting, T3's Australian team keeps this list of top retailers up to date – they are ones who have regular offers on their sites, so you can shop from the comfort of home and have items delivered to you, sometimes for free.

Whether you want to get a new pair of running shoes or update your Garmin wearable, from fashion to tech, and a few things in between, we've got a list of retailers who'll likely offer a great bargain.  

Best May sales on now

Adidas sale

Adidas sale
Adidas has an online outlet where you can make decent savings on brand new Adidas goods. All items included are clearly marked and the discount is applied automatically, with Adidas' sports and style ranges included. Save on clothing and trainers.

Browse the sale here.

Adore Beauty sale

Adore Beauty sale
Adore Beauty is an online-only store where you can find great deals on cologne, skincare, haircare and beard products for men, as well as fragrance, makeup and skincare for women.

Browse the sale here.

Amazon deals

Amazon deals
Amazon will often have the lowest prices on any item. You'll find these deals all throughout the year. The company lets shoppers save on headphones, beauty appliances, and more.

Browse the sale here.

ASOS sale

ASOS sale
ASOS always has mammoth sales and the fashion brand will dress you like a fashionista at low prices. Its clearance sale usually has up to 80% off on all categories of gendered and unisex clothing.

Browse the sale here.

AVG antivirus solutions

AVG antivirus solutions
Most antivirus software makers offer discounts of some form or the other through the year, and AVG is offering up to 50% off antivirus packages. Secure your Wi-Fi and stay safe online for less with AVG's Internet Security solution or you can add a VPN to the package and get the AVG Ultimate.

Browse the sale here.

Decathlon sale

Decathlon sale
This sporting megastore is always a source of fitness-themed bargains, even when there’s not a sale. So the value here is real. Save on bikes, tents, fitness apparel, and more.

Browse the sale here.

DigiDIrect sale

DigiDIrect sale
DigiDirect specialises in providing a huge range of cameras and accessories at reasonable prices. And every so often there's a sale that you can take advantage of and save on a whole new kit or upgrade. Items discounted also include accessories like mics, storage devices and more.

Browse the sale here. 

Dope Skin

Dope Skin

Caring for your skin is important and no one knows that better than the folk at Dope Skin. It's an Aussie company, so you're getting locally-made organic hemp products based on botanicals. They're all vegan and cruelty-free, no nasties here!

Browse the sale here.

eBay sale

eBay sale
Looking for some discounted tech? eBay could be for you. Alongside big discounts on used products, eBay also hosts several outlet/clearance deals from the biggest tech names around.

Browse the sale here.

Emma Sleep

Emma Sleep

Emma wants you to get a really good night's sleep and is always looking to save you a pretty penny on its top-rated mattresses. The company has even won a Good Design Award for its products. You'll find a great discount on one of the best mattresses-in-a-box in Australia quite often on the site, delivering excellent support and a comfortable surface with great value for money.

Browse the sale here.

EveryPlate exclusive deal | save up to AU$170 off your first 5 boxes

EveryPlate exclusive deal | save up to AU$170 off your first 5 boxes

This is one of the rare meal plan subscriptions that offers food for up to six people and, exclusive to our readers, there's an offer where you can save up to AU$170 on your first five boxes. For example, this offer drops the price of the six-meal plan for six people (36 in total) to just AU$92.43 for your first delivery, then $136.80 each for your next four – that's down from the usual AU$169.99, saving you a total of AU$170. Opt for the starting plan of three meals for two people (usually AU$57.99) and you'll save AU$54 over five boxes, with your first box costing just AU$32.13.

Browse all meal plans here.

HP sale

HP sale
HP has great offers on laptops, desktops, monitors and other computing accessories. Depending on the time of year, you'll be able to score discounts of up to 40% off on a range of great computing hardware.

Browse the sale here.

Lego sale

Lego sale
Love those little building blocks? It makes no difference how old you are, Lego is a favourite for many. And, if you head to Lego Australia, you're sure to find some sets that are discounted.

Browse the sale here.

Lovehoney sales

Lovehoney sales
Lovehoney offers massive discounts on lingerie, costumes, and sex toys in regular deals on popular products. There are always new items on sale and festive specials for every occasion.

Browse the sale here.

Microsoft sale

Microsoft sale
Admittedly you'll need to wait for big sales events to score the deepest discounts at the Microsoft Store, but there are offers available all year round too – from Surface devices to Xbox games.

Browse the sale here.

Mobvoi TicWatches and TicPods

Mobvoi TicWatches and TicPods
Mobvoi makes excellent value-for-money smartwatches, wearables and wireless headphones. The company has earned a strong reputation for great products at budget prices, so you don’t necessarily need to spend top dollar on buying a really capable Wear OS smartwatch.

Browse the sale here.

Nike sale

Nike sale
Nike has great deals on both sporty and fashion lines, with discounts on trainers, hoodies, T-shirts, and more. If you join Nike Members, which is free to do, you get access to exclusive deals and discounts.

Browse the sale here.

Norton antivirus suites

Norton antivirus suites
Norton makes some of the best antivirus softwares in the business, and, depending on your needs, there's a choice of different plans for the Norton 360 suite available. And the good news is new customers can always find a discount – although you can't put a price on staying safe online.

Browse the plans here.

Oakleyup to 50% off

Oakley | up to 50% off
Oakley can dress you from head to toe. From eyewear to footwear, and other clothing in between, you'll be able to find your sporty look for the season with up to 50% off a wide range of products.

Browse the sale here.

Ray-Banup to 50% off

Ray-Ban | up to 50% off
This eyewear brand needs no introduction. It's one of the most coveted brands on the market, one that will even get you prescription lenses if wish. There's now up to 50% off select styles of Ray-Bans – an opportunity not to be missed!

Browse the sale here.

Secretlab

Secretlab
We're big fans of Secretlab's gaming chairs and every so often you can save a little. So grab a seat, get comfortable and save yourself a pretty penny on some of the best seats in the house.

Browse the sale here.

Sunglass Hutup to 50% off

Sunglass Hut | up to 50% off
No matter your style choices, Sunglass Hut is going to have something for you to keep the glare out of your eyes. Including great options from top brands such as Ray-Ban, Oakley, Emporio Armani, Vogue and more, there's plenty of offers for you to save a pretty penny on your next set of eyewear.

Browse the sale here.

The Good Guys deals

The Good Guys deals

The Good Guys is your one-stop-shop for all home electronics. You’ll find daily and weekly deals on everything from laptops and headphones to washer-dryers and fridges. The retailer even has discounts across the full world of gaming goods.

Browse the sale here.

The Iconic sale

The Iconic sale
Clothes, shoes, beauty and more – there's a lot to unlock on The Iconic. And you're sure to find a discount or two on the online retailer's dedicated sale page. So take a gander.

Browse the sale here.

Youfoodz | save up to AU$200 on your first five boxes

Youfoodz | save up to AU$200 on your first five boxes

Can't be bothered to cook? Youfoodz can help you there by sending full-prepared meals right to your doorstep. And T3 readers can just click on the links above or below to score up to AU$200 off their first five boxes. You can mix and match the meals you pick from the quite extensive menu, but note that the maximum discount is only on the largest plan of 18 meals per week. This plan will set you back AU$98.82 (instead of the usual AU$171.81), making it just AU$5.49 per meal. If you want just 5 meals, that will save you AU$85 – costing you just AU$49.95 (that's AU$9.99 per week). The subsequent four deliveries will incur smaller savings, with the total five deliveries adding up to the maximum discount for each meal plan.

Browse all meal plans here.

Sharmishta Sarkar

Sharmishta is T3 sister site TechRadar's Managing Editor for APAC, and contributes to T3 on occasion, particularly if any local Aussie product testing is needed. She's a keen photographer, managing Digital Camera World for the APAC region, and also helps produce two of Future's photography magazines in Australia. She loves trying to find ways and means to make her home (and life) smarter and, when she's got time to herself, she can usually be found with her nose buried in a good book... erm, ereader.