2021's best shopping deals and sales in Australia

The T3 team scours the net for the most amazing bargains for your shopping pleasure

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The new year is go - and there are countless deals to be found online. But finding the best bargains is a time-consuming chore, so the T3 team is on the case, finding the sweetest deals and posting them right here.

We'll keep this page updated with new deals, as well as checking that the older deals are still available - so check back often!

Happy shopping!

Best 2021 Australian deals 

Wellness

50% off all Musashi products at Chemist Warehouse

Stay in shape as winter approaches with the best workout supplements from Musashi. Chemist Warehouse has halved the price of its stock from the Aussie sports nutrition company, meaning you can make great savings on some of the top products available. Everything from protein bars and powders to pre-workout and fat metabolisers are going cheap. Even one of our favourite protein powders, the 100% Whey, is on sale with a saving of AU$40. Get in before stocks run out. View Deal

Headphones & Audio

Sennheiser HD 450BT over-ear headphones | AU$197 (RRP AU$299, save AU$102)

The Sennheiser HD 450BT offer smooth, easy listening with heartwarming bass, an adjustable EQ and active noise cancellation. They also boast an excellent 30-hour battery life, a simple control system and Voice Assist access. Not to mention they're extremely comfortable to wear. 

And with Sennheiser slashing their price, they're some of the best ANC headphones you can get for under AU$200. 

Available in either black or white, you can buy direct from the manufacturer for AU$199.95. But you'll get the best price on Amazon, with the black pair just AU$197View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live | from AU$134.51 (RRP AU$319, save AU$184.49)

The Galaxy Buds Live are the first from Samsung to offer noise cancellation. The sound quality is good, and they come with an extra dose of punchy bass, so for modern music they're extremely good. The noise cancelling capabilities aren't up there with the best, but at least you get something functional. The black is cheapest at just AU$134.51.View Deal

Jabra Elite 75t |  AU$178 (RRP AU$219, save up to AU$42)

Great for working out, the Elite 75t comes with active noise cancellation and up to 24 hours of battery life. Once in the ear, the 75t is very discreet –  and what's visible is suitably stylish and well-finished. While the Titanium Black version is down to just AU$178, the Gold Beige is just a dollar more at AU$179.View Deal

Sennheiser PXC 550-II | AU$297 on Amazon (RRP AU$549 save AU$252)

Sennheiser’s latest PXC-550 II cans are reduced by a solid 35%, and should be strongly considered by anyone looking at the traditional leaders in this space - Bose and Sony. They feature up to 30 hours of battery life, touch pad controls, smart pause when removing from your head, and the stellar sound that the brand is known for.View Deal

Sennheiser Momentum Free | AU$99.90 (RRP AU$295, save AU$195.10)

As with all Sennheiser headphones, you'll get great audio quality from the Momentum Frees. The neck band means you won't lose an earbud, and you'll get six hours battery from USB charging. Save a huge AU$195 when you buy from Amazon.View Deal

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 | From AU$376 (RRP AU$599.95, save AU$223.95

Not only do the Bose NC 700 headphones have great sound and an excellent look and feel on your ears, they're perfect for voice calls when you're on the move. With a number of retailers slashing price tags on their stock, you can get the best deal on Amazon. Grab the best deal in silver for AU$376. They're sold out in black, but you can get them for AU$377 for the soapstone flavour. View Deal

Sony HT-G700 400W soundbar | AU$535 (RRP AU$899, save AU$364)

Voted our best mid-range soundbar, you can pick up a great deal on the HT-G700 right now. It includes Sony's best processing, which makes the three drivers seem like they're giving you sound coming from all directions. The easy set up and functionality also make it the perfect everyday soundbar. Get it for AU$364 off the RRP with Dick Smith.  View Deal

Beats Studio 3 | AU$285 (RRP AU$449.95, save AU$164.95)

These headphones look great, feel comfortable and offer a battery life of up to 40 hours – incredible. They pack good noise cancellation, but the Studio 3 headphones are let down by their sound quality, as they’re not able to separate sound as well as their competitors. Still, they’re currently much cheaper than our favourite Sony XM4’s above, and eBay Plus members can save AU$164 by entering the code PLUSNF4 at checkout.View Deal

Beats Powerbeats 3 | AU$114 at Kogan (save AU$145)

If you're a fan of thumping bass-heavy sounds, Beats has you covered. While they’re unlike to please the audio purists, AU$114 for the Powerbeats 3 is an awesome price if you’re looking for some powerful tunes during your workout. Available from Kogan.View Deal

UE Boom 3 | from AU$152.65 (RRP AU$199.95, save AU$47.30)

If you want a robust portable speaker, the UE Boom 3 is a great option. It might be lightweight, but comes waterproof and dustproof, meaning it's still built tough for the outdoors. The 360º design means you can blast your tunes anywhere, and makes it one of the best Bluetooth speakers your money can buy. The best price is available in blackView Deal

Home and Living

Dyson Pure Hot+Cool Link (Black/Nickel) AU$649 (RRP AU$799, save AU$150)

Stay cool in summer and warm in winter with the Dyson Pure Hot+Cool Link. Dyson has slashed the price of its Black/Nickel Cool Link, offering buyers a saving of AU$150. On top of heating and cooling, it will also purify the air in your room. Packed full of features, you'll get purification updates to the Dyson app, Night Mode, jet-focus technology and can control it all with a remote. View Deal

NutriBullet 1200W 10 Piece Set | AU$129 (RRP AU$199, save AU$70)

When it comes to making smoothies or protein shakes, the NutriBullet is a market leader. It's super quick and easy to whip up a breakfast shake in this compact blender. It comes with two cups and two lids, making it easy to transport anything you blend. Amazon has taken AU$70 off the retail price, saving you 35%.View Deal

PCs, peripherals and accessories

Save 60% on Bitdefender internet security

You can grab yourself an incredible deal when you sign up to a 12-month plan with Bitdefender. The internet security provider is offering a saving of AU$60 on its Total Security package. You'll get comprehensive protection for Windows, macOS, Android and iOS across five devices for just AU$59.99 annually. For cover on just one device, get the Anitvirus Plus plan for just AU$34.99 (save AU$35), or pay AU$49.99 (save AU$50) for three devices with Bitfender Internet Security. View Deal

Dell XPS 13 (7390) | i5 / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD | AU$1,386 at Dell (save AU$513)

The Dell XPS 13 is rarely discounted by more than 15%, so this 30% saving is amazing to see. This configuration has a 10th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU onboard, so performance is excellent. It’s slim, compact and overall a top-notch laptop. To get the full discount on this white model, enter the code LOVEKEANU at checkout.View Deal

Wearables

Fitbit Versa 3 | AU$299 on Amazon (RRP AU$399.95, save AU$100.95)

With Fitbit Pay, calls from the wrist, voice assistant, skin temperature sensor and an optical heart rate sensor, the Fitbit Versa 3 is packed full of features. A significant upgrade on the Versa 2, it's a great fitness smartwatch. You can get an awesome deal on the Versa 3 with Amazon in black, midnight or pink, all for just AU$299. View Deal

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music | AU$404.99 (RRP AU$579, save AU$174.01)
The ultimate running watch just got even better. Already a T3 award winner, this light running watch is available for a bargain with Amazon Australia. Without overcomplicating it, the watch boasts just the right amount of features for people who are getting into running, making it the watch that will suit most people. Get it in white for AU$405View Deal

Garmin Forerunner 935 | AU$374 (RRP AU$749, save AU$375)

This featherweight running watch is a triathlon-athlete favourite, partially due to its incredible battery life - up to 24 hours in GPS mode. And with a dedicated triathlon mode, it's super easy to track multi-sport activity with the 935. You can save a whopping 50% with Amazon in the black editionView Deal

Outdoors

Segway-Ninebot Kickscooter Max Gen 2 | AU$999 (RRP AU$1,199, save AU$200)

Speed up your commute to work with the Segway-Ninebot Kickscooter. With a top speed of 25km/h you can cruise for as far as 40km on a single charge. Save AU$200 with free delivery from Amazon. View Deal

DJI Mavic Air Drone | AU$999.95 (RRP AU$1,199.95, save AU$200)

It might not be the latest model, but the original Mavic Air is still a quality drone, especially at this discounted price. Compact enough to fit into jacket pocket, it's got a 21-minute flight time and can reach speeds of almost 70km/h. If you fancy testing your flying skills, head to Ted’s Cameras to get AU$200 off.View Deal

Smartphones

Realme X3 SuperZoom (8GB/128GB) Glacier Blue | AU$519 on Amazon (RRP AU$649, save AU$130)

Realme's X3 SuperZoom offers a powerhouse Snapdragon 855+ processor, along with a stunning 120Hz display, 60x zoom capability, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage for only AU$498 – that's roughly a third of the price of a Samsung flagship, and we think this could possibly be the best value smartphone in this price range. View Deal

Video games

Assassin's Creed Valhalla (PS4, PS5, Xbox One/S/X) | AU$59 (RRP AU$99.95, save AU$40.95)

The latest Assassin's Creed title was released only in October, but it's already available at a steep discount from Amazon, saving you more than $40 off the RRP. This Viking epic sees you traverse Norway and England in the 9th century, and has scored widespread critical acclaim as one of the best games of 2020. This price is available on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and Xbox One/S/X versions.View Deal

Borderlands 3 for PS4 | AU$19 (RRP AU$49.95, save AU$30.95)

It's not quite as low as the AU$14 sale price available last month, but this is still a good bargain on Gearbox's shooter-looter threequel. You can expect 100-plus hours of first-person shooting action with Borderlands 3. And if you were lucky enough to score Sony's newest console (or with plans to try and secure one), it also includes a free upgrade to the PS5 version.View Deal

Immortals: Fenyx Rising (PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One/S/X) | AU$39 (RRP AU$99.95, save AU$60.95)

Ubisoft's other big open-world title for 2020 is an Ancient Greece action romp that pits you against mythological beasts like cyclopes, hydras and gorgons... and it's available at an even bigger discount than Valhalla, with 60% off the RRP. Grab it on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Switch or Xbox One/S/X for just AU$39.View Deal

Spider-Man: Miles Morales on PS5 | AU$78 (RRP AU$94.95, save AU$16.95)

Spider-Man: Miles Morales is a next-gen exclusive for the PS5, and it showcases the best of what Sony’s new rig can do. The price is a little higher than we’d like, but this small discount is better than you’ll find at most other retailers.View Deal

Watch Dogs: Legion (PS4, PS5, Xbox One/S/X) | AU$39 (RRP $99.95, save AU$60.95)

Like Valhalla and Immortals above, this third entry Ubisoft's Watch Dogs open-world action/hacking series only came out a couple of months back, but it's already available for just over half price. If you haven't picked it up yet, or need a stocking stuffer for a gamer in your life, this is another great deal. Available on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and Xbox One/S/X editions.View Deal

Personal care

Therabody Theragun G3 Massage Gun | AU$249 (RRP AU$549, save AU$300)

Get the most out of your workout with the market-leader in massage guns. Perfect for relieving muscle soreness and tightness, the Theragun G3 will leave you feeling fresher after a long gym session. Equipped with four attachments and a travel case, you can use it anywhere, anytime. Get 55% off your own and pay just AU$249 at Kogan.comView Deal

Smart Home

Nvidia Shield TV Pro | AU$329 on Kogan (save AU$70)

The Nvidia Shield TV Pro is a premium Android-powered 4K HDR streaming player that puts all your favourite streaming services and apps at your fingertips, and is intended to replace your TVs interface with a far superior one. The single best thing about the Shield Pro is its ability to upscale almost any content, usually with much better results even the top smart TVs can manage. Plus, it has support for both Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos audio. It’s an easy device to recommend. Available from Kogan for AU$329 plus shipping.View Deal

Bose Home Speaker 300 | AU$329 (RRP AU$399, save AU$70.95)

Bose's small smart speaker combines the outstanding audio quality we expect from Bose, with Google Assistant and Alexa to make an ideal home speaker. With a AU$399 asking price, it's one of the more expensive smart speakers on the market, but it's now at the one of the lowest price we've seen. Get it in white for AU$297 a pop, or 26% off.View Deal

Gaming hardware

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers | AU$98.29 on Amazon (RRP AU$119.95, save AU$21.66)

This deal sees the Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons down to AU$98, up slightly from the AU$89 Lightning Deal we saw earlier. If you missed out, a AU$20 discount is available on the Neon Red/Neon Blue, Neon Blue/Neon Yellow, Neon Green/Neon Pink and Neon Purple/Neon Orange controllers.View Deal

Compare and save on Home Loans, Credit Cards, Personal Loans at Mozo

Mozo, Australia’s money saving zone, is all about getting you a better deal. Compare over 1,800 products from over 200 banking, insurance and energy providers and find top money deals available now.

You could save thousands by switching. Home loan interest rates are at record lows, with some lenders now offering home loans starting with a ‘1’. By switching from an average big bank variable rate to one of the best in the market, you could save up to $4,000 a year^! 

Your mortgage isn’t the only place where you could save big. Mozo can help you to find top deals across banking and insurance:

^disclaimer: Based on an owner occupier $400,000 variable home loan with an LVR of 80% over 30 years. Average big bank variable rate of 3.57% versus 1.99% (Reduce Super Saver Special).Correct as at 15/02/2021.