Boxing Day is for three things in my world: watching the cricket, watching the NBA and just sitting on my laptop looking for crazy deals to spend all my extra Christmas cash on. I’m not big on braving the crowds clamouring for a bargain, so it’s good to know I can just pick up all the deals with a few clicks.
If you’re in the same boat, then Lifehacker has your back – here are the best deals from Boxing Day 2017 and some last well into the new year!
It’s good to remember that a lot of the Boxing Day sales aren’t One Day Only. Most of the deals on this list don’t end today, but over the next week. Especially in regards to the department stores, there will still be good bargains to be had up until January 1. We’ll update this post with deals as they come to us.
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Surface Pro and Surface Laptop are once again heavily discounted at the Microsoft Store and they have 40% off on select Xbox One games.
Always trust Dell to come to the party, with their Boxing Day sale offering up to 40% off laptops. The sale ends on December 28. You can grab the Inspiron 13” for $1599. Decent.
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eBay have a tech sale happening again – you just need to use the code POWERUP – to get a cool 20% off selected tech products. The sale finishes at midnight, December 27.
If you’re not looking for tech products, you can use the code PUNCH to get 10% off everything site-wide when you spend $75. The offer is only available until eBay pulls it, so take note.
The ever popular, ever loved BOSE QC35 II’s for $372
Or if the Sony 1000XM2 is more your thing, they’re going for around $387 and are also quality cans.
I would pay $89 for a 2TB Western Digital Passport with USB 3.0 for sure.
The DJI Mavic Pro Fly More Combo for $1600 is some of the best pricing you will see. Usually gets around that price this time of year but if you want a drone – this is the pack to get.
If you’re into phones that aren’t Apple or Samsung, the Very Good Huawei Mate 10 is only $782 in the tech sale.
Not sure what to grab from eBay? Here’s a few things in the tech sale that are priced well:
EB Games have 500GB Xbox One + Three Games for $279 and Amazon are doing the Minecraft 1TB Xbox One bundle for $279
If you’re looking for a Nintendo Switch, then you can take a gander at the EB deal too - $469 for the console plus the excellent Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle.
The Gamesmen have their Boxing Day catalogue online – their sales end on January 2. I would be looking at their pricing on games like Wolfenstein II ($35), PUBG ($35), Horizon Dawn Complete Edition ($49), Prey ($20) and 50% off all preowned software.
The Myer ‘Stocktake Sale’ has 50% off heaps of brands including Tefal, Berlei and Sheridan. On the other side of the department store coin, David Jones has up to 50% off Fashion, Shoes and Accessories and up to 40% off on Homewares, Manchester and Beds.
JB Hi-Fi shy away from the whole Boxing Day name and their end of year madness sales runs from today until January 1. There are some good picks including DJI Mavic Pro for $1199, GoPro Hero 5s for $367 and Dyson V7 and Dyson V8 hand sticks reduced $150 and $200 respectively.
Amazon may be here but Gerry Harvey is still pumping out his deals at Harvey Norman. Their half yearly clearance has a ton of laptops and home goods at discounted prices. The LG 55” OLED is down at $1888 – a real great price for an OLED TV.
SurfStitch has up to 80% off over 8000 styles so good if you’re looking for new threads. Should be good to get this deal until December 28
The Iconic are always big on sales days – if you use the code HOT20 at checkout. The sale ends on January 2.
Over at Bonds they have 40% off everything, except personalised items.
TOPMAN have up to 50% off, but prices default to GBP, so keep that in mind when shopping around
The NBA Store AU has up to 40% off, so you can load up on basketball gear as we head into the New Year, if that’s your thing.
The ‘New Year, New Gear’ sale at Rebel Sport is full of deals on fitness gear including watches, pool gear, sports gear and socks, of course.
Cotton On. Up to 50% off. Thank you. (some good Star Wars threads in there!)
ShowPo also have some great discounts across the board on cheap dresses and summer gear.
Bookdepository have an 8 day sale with up to 60% off books. Free delivery on all orders, but you won’t be getting them until 2018 of course.
Jetstar are throwing a Boxing Day sale with cheap domestic (from $29) and international flights (from $99). The sale ends at midnight, December 28 unless sold out prior. The travel dates are from the beginning of May until the end of the year.
Not to be outdone, Tiger Air are doing the same thing – the deals aren’t hugely different to their regular fare, but you will definitely be able to find yourself something in the sub-$50 range if you’re trying to fly domestically.
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