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!

Save up to 50% at Sunglass Hut

If you're in the market for a new pair of shades, you can't go past Sunglass Hut. They're offering up to 50% off a huge range of sunglasses - and that includes free shipping. The deals run to the end of June, but stocks won't last long at these prices. View Deal

Best 2021 Australian deals 

PCs, peripherals and accessories

Acer Swift 3 Notebook | 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD | AU$799 (RRP AU$999, save AU$200)

The Swift 3 is perfect for those who work on the road or like to take their laptop out and about with them. It comes fitted with the latest Intel CPU and boasts an impressively long battery life (up to 16 hours), even with the vivid 14-inch display. Save AU$200 on this super light notebook right now with Bing Lee. 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

Seagate 16TB Expansion Desktop USB drive (STEB16000402) | AU$430 (RRP AU$699, save AU$269

Add a humungous 16TB of storage to add to your Mac or PC (or even TV or gaming console) and all at a low price that's currently cheaper than anywhere in Australia. Typically selling for AU$650+ here, this Amazon UK import is 40% off. Note that it has a UK plug, so you'll need a travel adapter to use it with our Aussie power sockets.View Deal

Headphones & Audio

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

Sony HT-X8500 soundbar | AU$520 (RRP AU$745, save AU$225)

Like the HT-G7000 above, the Sony HT-X8500 offers great value for money. Also featuring among our best soundbars, it'll give you the best cinematic sound compared to other soundbars of that price point. While the HT-G7000 might offer better sound quality, this is still a great option if you can't get your hands on a discounted version of the model up. Big Lee gives you the best price at $AU520. View Deal

Sony WH-1000XM4 | AU$361 (RRP AU$399, save AU$38)

We've seen the excellent WH-1000XM4's discounted all over the place recently, but stocks are limited. You'll get the best price on our top pick for the best noise cancelling cans by adding the code PLUSNF4 at checkout. You can pick them up in both the silver and black flavours. View Deal

Beats Studio 3 | AU$273.60 (RRP AU$449.95, save AU$176.35)

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$176 by entering the code PLUSNF4 at checkout.View Deal

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 | AU$349.72 (RRP AU$499, save AU$149.28)

These wireless buds from Sennheiser are a competitive alternative to Sony’s WF-1000XM3. The noise cancellation is great even in very loud environments, and they're comfortable enough to wear all day. Which is great because they have solid seven hours of battery life, with an extra 21 hours of juice coming from the charging case. Get yourself a pair in black and save AU$149 at Amazon.View Deal

Sennheiser PXC 550-II | AU$284.90 on Amazon (save AU$264.10)

Sennheiser’s latest PXC-550 II cans are reduced by a solid 48%, 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

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

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 | AU$395 (RRP AU$599, save AU$204

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 a pair in black or silver for just AU$395. If you're after the soapstone, you can grab them for AU$397. View Deal

UE Boom 3 | AU$147 (RRP AU$199.95, save AU$52.95)

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 red or blue. View Deal

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live | from AU$164 (RRP AU$319, save AU$155)

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 white is cheapest at just AU$164.View Deal

Wearables

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$949 (RRP AU$1,199, save AU$250)

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$250 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

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus (128GB) | AU$1,295 (RRP AU$1,549, save AU$254)

You can save a massive AU$250 by opting for this discounted S21 Plus. Similar to its big sister, the S21Ultra, it comes in a gorgeous design, with great performance and powerful cameras, though you’ll get three lenses instead of five. The phantom black colour option is now discounted at Amazon, at AU$254 off. You won't find a cheaper deal on it right now.
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Realme X3 SuperZoom (8GB/128GB) Glacier Blue | AU$569 on Amazon (save AU$80)

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$569 – 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

Home and Living

Breville Duo-Temp Pro | AU$267.85 (RRP AU$399, save AU$131.15)

If you’re searching for your caffeine hit in a more affordable price range, then consider this deal on Breville’s Duo-Temp Pro. While we haven’t reviewed it at T3, this espresso machine has largely positive user reviews online, and it promises to serve up a great-tasting espresso or cappuccino from the comfort of home. A discount is available to anyone at Big W’s eBay store, but Plus members can enter the code PLUSNF4 to save a little extra.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

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$15 (RRP AU$49.95, save AU$34.95)

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$49 (RRP AU$99.95, save AU$50.95)

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$49.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

Cameras & accessories

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III | AU$825 on Amazon (save AU$174.95)

This Canon point-and-shoot not only offers a 4.2x optical zoom to get you closer to the action, but will also record at a blistering 30fps video. It's a great vlogging camera for those always on the go, and is  a terrific little camera for taking with you everywhere.View 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$297 (RRP AU$399, save AU$102.95)

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 either black or white for AU$297 a pop, or 26% off.View Deal

Gaming hardware

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers | AU$99 on Amazon (RRP AU$119.95, save AU$20.95)

This deal sees the Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons down to AU$99, 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.