Hump Day Deals: Cheap Dysons, Jetstar Sale, 60% Off Nikon DSLR

Hump Day Deals: Cheap Dysons, Jetstar Sale, 60% Off Nikon DSLR
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Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why not liven things up by grabbing one of these nifty online bargains? Deals that caught our eye this week include: get Nikon’s D3100 DSLR for $300 ($454 off), Jetstar’s Australia Day sale and $8 Xbox 360 controllers from Computer Alliance. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain.


  • Computer Alliance is selling wired Xbox 360 controllers for just $8 (after $16 Microsoft Cashback). You can also get the wireless version for $19. [Via OzBargain]
  • One of the greatest strategy games of all time, Theme Hospital, is currently free to own on Origin. Snap that sucker up!
  • Amazon’s Free Android App of the Day does exactly what it says on the tin. Today’s freebie is TextTwist 2; a puzzle game where you shuffle letters to form words.
  • Are the PS4 and Xbox One “next gen” or “current gen”? I suppose it depends on if you own one yet. In any event, you can currently get a range of games on either format for as little as $19 from Jb Hi-Fi. Click here to see the titles.
  • The Internet Archive has released over 2000 classic MS-DOS video games into an easy-to-navigate repository. Every single one of the games is free to play in your browser. Click here to see some of the best titles.
  • EB Games is still throwing a “Buy One, Get One Free” sale on pre-owned video games. Click here to check out what’s on offer.
  • Sony has discounted a range of PS4, PS3 and PS Vita games as part of its New Year sale — click here for the list.
  • This week’s Humble Bundle focuses on electronic card games. Pay what you want for Scrolls (full version), the dinosaur starter pack for SolForge, Star Realms (full version), Talisman: Digital Edition and Talisman: Prologue (plus the Gambler and Martyr character packs). Pay more than the average price to also receive Magic 2015: Duels of the Planeswalkers Special Edition (plus Garruk’s Revenge expansion), the Dominion Online Seaside Expansion, and two starter packs plus bonus gold for Solforge. Pay $12 or more, and you also receive the Dominion Online Intrigue and Prosperity Expansions, Scrolls Humble Bundle Deluxe Pack, and Card Hunter Basic Edition. If you pay $35 or more, you’ll also get a physical copy of Star Realms and a Humble Card Game Bundle t-shirt. As always, you can choose who gets the lion’s share of your money: Humble Bundle, the developers or the nominated charity.
  • Any fans of Audible out there? The audio book company is having a members only sale on James Bond books by Ian Fleming. The deal kicks off January 23 and ends January 30. You can also get $10 of free Audible credits by using the code “Audibel“.
  • The Signal Culture Cook Book is a 128-page ebook where artists, technologists, and other specialists explain how to complete fairly complex projects in clear and concise language. Download it here.
  • Amazon is giving away 33 nautical-flavoured ebooks by the famous novelist Joseph Conrad. Click here to see the full range.
  • You can also get a range of free ebooks from JB Hi-Fi. Click here to see its full range.
  • Computers/Gadgets

  • Big W is currently selling Nikon’s D3100 for $300, down from its usual price of $754. This includes a 55-200mm lens as well as the stock 18-55mm. The deal appears to be in-store only, so get in quick!
  • JB Hi-Fi is having a sale on Dyson Vacuum Cleaners: click here to see the full range.
  • Missed out on the aforementioned Big W deal? Dick Smith is offering 15 per cent off DSLR camera from Canon and Nikon. Click here to see the full range.
  • You can also get up to 50 per cent off Swann security products.
  • Officeworks is having a sale on camera bags with prices starting at just $1. Click here to see what’s on offer. For more online bargains, head to our Hump Day Deals page.
  • You can still get $10 off a $50 spend at Dick Smith when you sign up to its “Mates Rates” service in-store. Click here for details.
  • Food/Drink

  • To celebrate the Australian Open, McDonald’s is offering customers a free small fries and small Coke when they buy a Big Mac. The deal will run from 21 January to 3 March. [Via OzBargain]
  • Nando’s is offering customers one free regular meal on the month of their birthday. The catch is that you need to be a member and have completed a transaction within six months prior to the start of your birthday. Click here for more details.
  • You can currently get 50 per cent off Kraft peanut butter and Spam at Woolworths. Um, that’s two separate products in case you were wondering.
  • Dan Murphy’s is throwing a stocktake clearance sale with an emphasis on wine. Click here to see the full rage.
  • Clothing

  • In the market for a new watch? Star Jewels is selling the Casio Edifice EFR-528D-1A for $139: a saving of $260. The deal also includes free shipping. [Via OzBargain]
  • Got a kid’s party coming up? Target has knocked 20 per cent its kids costume range.
  • ShopStyle is having another clearance sale on fashion and beauty items. Prices start at 60 cents. Click here to see the full range.
  • Miscellaneous

  • Does anyone here still buy music CDs? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? If you’re still a physical format guy, you can currently score 30 per cent off CDs from JB Hi-Fi when you buy five or more.
  • Big W is selling 20×40-inch canvas prints for just $59: a saving of $160. You can choose between portrait or panorama. The deal ends 21 January.
  • Jetstar is throwing a domestic sale to coincide with Australia Day. You can get flights for as little as $35. Click here to see all available flights.
  • Online bookstore QBD is having a clearance sale: save up to 20 per cent.
  • Here’s a deal for well-endowed players: Grocery Run is selling 144 Ansell LifeStyles “Large Size” Condoms for $27.95. That’s less than 20 cents per condom. Bargain! [Via OzBargain]
  • Each Wednesday, ALDI runs a ‘Special Buys’ sale on a range of heavily discounted items. Today’s deals focus on kids clothing, bath products and pantry staples. Click here to see the full range of deals.
  • Seen anything better? Share links to more online deals in the comments section below!


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