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150+ Black Friday Sales 2016 in Australia

Information verified correct on September 28th, 2016

Did you know there are plenty of Black Friday bargains you can snap up in Australia?

Now that you do, let’s not beat around the bush.

 Black Friday is Friday 25 November, 2016, and it’s the biggest shopping day in America. It takes place the day after Thanksgiving each year and for the bargain hunter, it’s nothing short of a holiday. Thousands of stores across the country throw their doors open early, enticing shoppers in with massive one-off deals and heavy discounts. We'd personally rather avoid the high street rush and shop from the sofa in our pyjamas – which is why we've brought you this: the ultimate guide to shopping Black Friday online.
So why does Black Friday matter for Australians?

Because the amazing deals are available here too. Whether it's your favourite US retailers shipping down under, Aussie stores joining in on the Black Friday fun or global shopping powerhouses launching some of their best sales of the year for this event, just in time for Christmas

Now, are you ready to shop Black Friday like a pro? Search for your favourite store below.

15% off your first ASOS order

Get 15% off your first order at ASOS. Valid for new customers only. Unique code will be sent to users email once they are verified as a new account via ASOS. T&Cs apply.

10% off flights

Valid on departures from Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane until 31 July 2017. Not valid on private fares, open-jaw tickets, multi-destination bookings or bookings in The Residence class.

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Extra 40% off sale items on orders over $200

Get extra 40% off sale items on orders $200+ only at BNKR

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9% off

Get 9% off your orders at Gear Best when you use the code at checkout. Only applies to products from China & HongKong. Not valid on flash sale items. T&Cs apply.

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25% off shoes and accessories

Get 25% off shoes and accessories at ASOS. Conditions apply.

50% off dresses and playsuits

Get 50% off dresses and playsuits when you use the code at checkout. Excluding sale items.

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25% off in between layering

Get 25% off in between layering for women's at ASOS

50% off menswear

Get 50% off menswear by using the code at checkout. Excludes sale items.

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Up to 50% off

Save up to 50% on your purchase at The Iconic. Conditions Apply

40-75% off women's clearance

Get 40-75% off women's clearance at Macy's

10% off your first order of kidswear

Simply use the code to get 10% off your first order of kidswear at Boohoo. Excluding sale items.

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Up to 50% off on women's, men's and children's fashion, shoes, accessories

Get up to 50% off on women's, men's and children's fashion, shoes, accessories at David Jones

Mid-Season Sale: up to 50% off

Get up to 50% off in this year's mid-season sale at Forever New.

Extra 15% off already reduced kitchenaid

Take an extra 15% off already reduced kitchenaid while stock lasts at House

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10% off Asia tours

Book and pay in full for a Contiki tour in Asia, including Bali Island Hopper, Eternal Thailand, Asian Adventure and more, by 22 November for 10% off.

25% off on spending $100 or more

Get 25% off on spending $100 or more on Alpha H at Skincarestore

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30% off in the sale

Get up to 30% off bomber jackets and more in the Topshop end of season sale.

Up to 40% off homewares, machester, beds and more

Get up to 40% off homewares, machester, beds and more during the Mid Season sale at David Jones.

Up to 30% off your purchase

Get up to 30% off your purchase at Zazzle

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10% off everything

Use our code to receive 10% off everything, only at Pretty Little Thing.

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30% off all tops

Buy all tops at 30% off only at Just Jeans

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20% off Race Day dresses

Rent the perfect Race Day dress with GlamCorner. Get 20% off Race Day dresses when you use the code at checkout. Valid on rental items in The Races category only. Excludes Try Ons. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 75% off + further reductions on purchase

Get up to 75% off plus further reductions on purchase at Dorothy Perkins

20% off dresses and shoes

Save 20% on dresses and shoes at Dorothy Perkins

Save 35-55% with the explorer pass

Get 35-55% off with the explorer pass at Smart Destinations

Up to 20% off the base rate of 2+ day hires

Get up to 20% off the base rate when you book a 2+ day hire 21 days or more in advance.

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15% off ghd orders

Simply use the code to get 15% off ghd orders. Discount may only be applied to orders which include an electrical product. T&Cs apply.

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25% off all menswear

Get 25% off all menswear at Marcs

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$20 off when you spend over $60

Get $20 off your entire order when you spend $60 or more. Ends Feb 2018.

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Coles No Annual Fee MasterCard

Receive 10,000 bonus Reward Points with the Coles No Annual Fee MasterCard if you apply and are approved by 30 September 2016 and make a purchase of any amount within the first 30 days of card approval.

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Black Friday bargains and deals available to Australians


What time does Black Friday start for Australians?

This is where it gets a little tricky. While Black Friday traditionally starts on, well, Friday, some retailers offer deals on Thanksgiving day (the Thursday). And, of course, you then have to factor in the time difference.

We’ve got deals that have started already (see above), with dozens more going live at on Thursday, on Friday and on Saturday too (which will be Friday for the US).


When does Black Friday end?

The Black Friday sales will often continue all the way through to Cyber Monday (the Monday immediately following). This will vary from retailer to retailer, but as is often the case when massive savings to be had, you may find some products have sold out by Monday. The earlier, the better.


What is Cyber Monday?

Cyber Monday is the online version of Black Friday, with many retailers offering new or continued bargains online. Last year shoppers spent a record $2.28bn, and this year it’s only expected to rise.


Why is it called Black Friday?

While many explanations link the name to the fact that retailers operate at a loss – or ‘in the red’ – January to November, and this is the day their profits turn around (in the ‘black’), the name actually dates further back than that. It began in Philadelphia, when it was used to describe the disruptive swarms of people hitting the streets in search of a bargain.


What is a doorbuster deal?

These are deals or products that are only available for certain times, such as when the doors open first thing in the morning. However, according to Mark LoCastro of DealNews, the majority of doorbuster deals will be available online at a similar (or even cheaper!) price. So while Australians won’t be able to physically walk into the store, you might be able to take advantage of these online.


Tips & Tricks for Australians on Black Friday

  • Do your research. Unlike Australia’s answer to Black Friday, Click Frenzy, many retailers publish their deals before Black Friday, meaning you have time to consider your options and really find the best bargain.
  • Make sure the retailer ships to Australia. Always a good one to check before you get excited over a deal. That being said, you can now take advantage of Australia Post’s ShopMate service, which provides you with a US postal address to get items shipped to, before delivering them to Australia.
  • Shop around. You might find a better deal elsewhere. For example, Apple is notorious for offering mediocre Black Friday deals, while other stockists selling new or refurbished Apple products might be offering a better discount.
  • Don’t forget that electronics might not work. It’s easy to get caught up in the bargains. Some of the best deals in the US revolve around new TVs, but even if you buy one at a massive discount, you’ll probably need an adapter and a transformer… as well as the higher shipping cost.

Sarah Neate

Sarah is our shopping & lifestyle publisher here at finder.com.au. She'll help you find the perfect gift, an unbeatable flight deal, the hottest fashion sales and pretty much anything else you're looking for - all at a discount, naturally.

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3 Responses to 150+ Black Friday Sales 2016 in Australia

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    keith | November 30, 2014

    Hi,

    i m looking at the “Microsoft Store – Surface 2 Save up to $240″, and i click into the Mircisoft website, it is stated only 100 dollars discount. just wondering if there is any wrong ?

    Cheers

    • Staff
      Alex | December 1, 2014

      Hi Keith,

      The offer is in fact $240 off the original price of $539. Last month, they were offering $130 off a 32GB Surface 2, and $140 off a 64GB one.

      However, for Black Friday / Cyber Monday, they’ve taken another $100 off, bringing the savings up to $240. As the deal on site no longer reflects this, our deal now reflects just the $100 off.

      Thanks for your patience, and I hope this helped!

      Cheers,
      Alex

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      Alex | December 1, 2014

      Hi Keith,

      Thanks for bringing this to our attention. The “Save $240″ was the deal we were notified of, however, looking at their website, it does appear to only be a saving of $100. Still, not a bad deal!

      We’ve amended the deal on here for now, and have gotten in contact to see where the information changed. It looks like the deal is still available, though!

      Will get in contact again once we’ve heard back.

      Cheers,
      Alex

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