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Board game price analysis: Amazon Australia vs Australian retail

No playing around here! We’ve compared prices of classic board games on Amazon Australia to Toys R Us, Games Paradise and Target.

As the Christmas shopping season gets into full swing, board games are a go-to gift for adults and children alike. Great for anything from a dinner party to a quiet night in, classic board games never seem to get old.

Since these games have been around for decades, you may think there wouldn’t be large price differences across the market. But you’d be wrong.

To help you get the most bang for your buck, here we compare the prices of classic board games on Amazon Australia, Toys R Us, Games Paradise and Target.

Classic Board GameAmazon AustraliaToys R UsGames ParadiseTarget
Scrabble$25$44.99$34.95$34.50
Monopoly$25$29.99$36.95$34.50
Connect 4$20.97$29.99$24.60$25.00
Cluedo Classic$25$44.99$39.95$34.50

Prices are as checked on 5 Dec 2017 and may be subject to change. Prices include any discounts but exclude potential shipping charges and used products.

So whether you’re investing in a classic board game this Christmas or just need to replace yours because of a few missing pieces, make sure to shop around before you throw down the cash.

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