November 25 is the biggest shopping day on the US calendar. For 24 hours, American shoppers are treated to an annual bargains extravaganza known as Black Friday. Retailers routinely slash their prices to kick start the Christmas shopping season resulting in hundreds of incredible deals.
The good news is that many of these bargains are available in Australia, alongside noteworthy deals from local retailers looking to capitalise on the hype. To save you the trouble of fruitlessly hunting through US sites that may or may not ship to Australia, we've assembled the very best deals you can get Down Under - complete with links.
Note: We'll be updating this page with new deals as they drop, so keep refreshing throughout the day!
Computing / Gadgets
- Up to 45% off Lenovo PCs: Get $1000+ off Lenovo Thinkpad laptops and desktops. Noteworthy deals include ThinkPad Yoga 460 i7 for $1,499 (RRP: $2,499), the ThinkPad X1 Yoga for $1714 (RRP: $2499) and the M73 Small Desktop for $749 (RRP: $949). Click here!
- $200 gift card from Apple: Get a gift card worth up to $200 with the purchase of selected Apple gifts.. Click here!
- Save $498 on selected Microsoft Surfaces:Get up to $498 off Microsoft Surface products, including the 128GB Surface Book with Intel Core i5. Click here!
- JB Hi-Fi Black Friday TV sale: Discounts on brand name HD and 4K TVs. The deal ends 28 November. Click here!
- 20% on Bose headphones: Available at the Microsoft Store with nine models to choose from. Click here!
- $250 gift card from HP: HP is giving shoppers gift cards valued at up to $250 when they buy products over $500. Click here!
- Kogan Black Friday deals: Kogan has a range of products already on special with new deals added daily. Many items also come with free shipping. Click here!
- 20% off at eBay: Numerous tech sites and rerailers are offering Black Friday sales through their online stores on eBay, including Sony, Bing Lee, Ted's Cameras, Dell and Grays Online. To get the deal, use the discount code "C20ELF" at checkout. Click here!
- Up to $600 off ZEUS hardware at AIO Robotics: Use the discount code "BLACKFRIDAY16" at checkout. Click here!
- Dick Smith tech sale: The online ghost of Dick Smith has a range of Black Friday discounts including 40% off the Samsung Galaxy S7, 16% the iPhone 7 and 29% off the LG Google Nexus 5X. Some items come with free shipping. Click here!
- Up to 25% off TVs and soundbars at Harvey Norman: This deal runs through to 28 November. Click here!
- DWI clearance sale: Up to 30% off cameras, phones, audio and watches. Click here!
- Up to 75% off LulzBot 3D printer products: Includes the LulzBot TAZ 5 3D Printer and LulzBot Mini 3D Printer with free shipping. The sale ends Tuesday. Click here!
- Google Home for $99 from B&H: Shipping to Australia starts at $12.26. Click here!
- 35% off at Book Depository: Includes selected best-sellers. Click here!
- Up to 60% off at ThinkGeek: ThinkGeek has slashed the price of hundreds of pop culture items: perfect for Christmas gifts! Click here!
- Catch Of The Day Black Friday sale: Noteworthy deals include the FitBit Flex 2 for $99, Dyson Supersonic Hair Dyer (Iron/Fushsia) for $49, LEGO Star Wars Poe's X-Wing Fighter Set for $89 and Ray-Ban Clubmaster sunglasses for $119. Click here!
- Up to 90% all products at Photobook Australia: To get the deal, use the discount code "BFCL". Click here!
- Half-price gift box from Lovehoney: Get the $400 Lovehoney Big Box of Sexual Happiness Sex Toy Advent Calendar for $200. Click here!
- Cheap Blu-rays from OzGameShop:Get any three Blu-Ray or DVDs for $20. Click here!
- 20% off Blu-Rays and DVDs at JB Hi-Fi: You can also get an additional 10% off via this Instant Deals coupon. The deal ends 27 November. Click here!
- Cheap hotels from Wotif: Wotif is having a 72-hour global hotel sale. Click here!
- 60% off at Vistaprint: Vistaprint has knocked 60% off everything storewide. Click here!
- David Jones clearance sale: David Jones is having an unpromoted Black Friday sale with items slashed by up to 50%. Click here!
Games / Software
- Cheap PS4 bundles: Sony has rounded up all the notable PS4 bundles on its webUp site from Australian retailers. Prices start at $399. Click here!
- Get Nintendo's Classic Mini NES from Catch Of The Day: This isn't a sale per se, but the Classic Mini NES is so hard to get hold of this could be your only chance prior to Christmas. Click here!
- Up to 50% off Xbox One accessories: Includes Turtle Beach headsets, Xbox steering wheels, Kinect sensors, external hard drive and chatpads. Click here!
- Nintendo eShop Sale: Up to 40% off selected titles for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Click here!
- Cheap PlayStation Store Games: Sony has slashed the price of multiple PS4, PS3 and Vita games on its online store. Prices start at $7.55. Click here!
- Steam Link for $41: The Steam Link is an elegant and simple way to stream Steam-based PC games to your living room. Today, you can snap one up on Amazon for 60% off the US retail price. Click here!
- PlayStation 4 Slim for $299: JB Hi-Fi is selling the 500GB PlayStation 4 Slim for $299 this Friday. Click here!
- Nintendo 3DS (Super Mario Black Edition) for $145: This is the fancy version with Mario themed artwork. Click here!
- 54% off select Razer products: Includes gaming laptops, keyboards, mice and headphones. Click here!
- EB Games Black Friday sale: A pretty paltry selection at the moment, but check back for more deals later in the day. Click here!
- OzGameShop clearance: OzGameShop has slashed the price of all product categories, including video games, board games, card games, toys, collectibles and clothing. Click here!
- Cheap games from Amazon: Amazon is selling physical copies of Xbox One and PS4 games which it will ship to Australia. The deals keep being updated to be sure to check back on Friday! Click here!
- The Gamesmen Black Friday Sale: Noteworthy deals include Xbox One 1TB console bundle for $299.95, PS4 500GB Slim for $298 and new-release games for $44. Click here!
- Target video game sale: Noteworthy deals include the PlayStation 4 for $309, Titanfall 2 for $36, Dishonored 2 for $45 and Uncharted 4 for $39. Click here!
- Big W video game sale: Big W is having a big video game sale this Friday: noteworthy deals include Titanfall 2 for $35, Skyrim Special Edition for $45 and Uncharted 4 for $39. Click here!
- Up to 60% off Norton Security software:Get Norton Security Standard for $29.99 (RRP: $59.99), Norton Security Premium for $39.99 (RRP: $89.99) and Norton Security Deluxe for $34.99 (RRP: $79.99). Click here!
- 60% off PureVPN: Virtual private network provider PureVPN is offering monthly subscriptions from as little as $2.45. There's also a buy one year, get one year free offer. Click here!
- Xbox One S BF1 Storm Grey Edition for $319: Another deal from JB Hi-Fi. Comes bundled with Battlefield 1 and a choice of Rise of the Tomb Raider, Forza Motorsport 6, Gears of War or Rare Replay. Click here!
- Cheap 4K Blu-ray player: JB Hi-Fi is selling the Samsung UDB-K8500 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player for $298. Click here!
- Steam's Spring Sale: This isn't really a Black Friday sale but it's taking place during the same period, which is good enough for us. Our friends at Kotaku have assembled the best deals so far. Click here!
- Up to 65% off at ShopStyle: Our sister site ShopStyle Australia has rounded up its best Black Friday deals with thousands of items to choose from. Click here!
- Up to 25% off at Jacqui.E: This discount applies to all items, including stuff that is already on sale. Hurrah! Click here!
- 30% off dresses at Missguided: To get 30 per cent off dresses, use the prop code "HOTAF" at checkout. Click here!
- 40% of storewide at Millers: This sale is unfortunately for reward members only. (Fortunately, membership is free.) Click here!
- Up to 50% off at Ssense: This deal is available for both men and women's clothing. Click here!
- 33% off men and women's clothes at Factorie: Excludes Planet Factorie Foundation, sale and promotional items. Click here!
- 30% off everything at Boohoo: Yes, everything. Use the promo code "FRIYAY30". Click here!
- Half-price at Pretty Little Things: Pretty Little Things is taking up to 50% off everything storewide. The deal kicks off at midnight tonight. Click here!
- 30% off at SurfStitch: SurfStich is knocking an extra 30% off 7000 styles. The deal runs through to Monday. Click here!
Food / Drink
- Up to $70 off selected Nespresso coffee machines: Includes the Pixie, CitiZ&milk, Prodigio&milk, Lattissima, Nespresso by KitchenAid and Creatista machine ranges. Click here!
- Free whole roast chicken from Red Rooster: This deal is available in-store and at the drive-thru when you spend $25 or more. Click here! [Via mydiscountdeals]
- Up to 50% off at Cellarmasters: Get half-price wines from Cellarmasters' huge collection. The deal includes free shipping. Click here!
Cheap liquor from Dan Murphy's: Deals include Johnnie Walker Black Label Scotch Whisky (700mL) for $38 and Annie's Lane Shiraz for $9. Click here!
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