The Boxing Day Deals Guide 2012 - Where are all the good deals?

The Boxing Day Deals Guide 2012 - Where are all the good deals?

Boxing Day is here! The day where all the stores sell a lot of their products at discounted prices. This year, given the rise of online shopping, many of the stores have extended the deals to their online stores in addition to their retail outlets – so you can even shop while watching or listening to the Boxing Day Cricket Match happening at the MCG.

We’re keeping a tab on Boxing Day specials, and we will update this post accordingly. But here are some of the specials you should keep an eye for. Some expire today, most are usually for a week or more (especially with David Jones and Myer).

If you have found some deals elsewhere, do share – everyone loves a bargain.

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MLN is slashing prices for Boxing Day, and only on this day as these deals end at midnight. So, let’s have a look at the deals you can get offline and online:

– Xbox 360 4GB console for $149
– Sennheiser HD201 headphones for $25
– Samsung WB100 Camera with 16.2MP, 26x Optical Zoom for $99
– Sandisk 4GB USB Flash Drive for $2
– Lenovo Thinkpad E530 w/ Core i7 2.1GHz processor, 4GB RAM, 750GB HDD, HDMI, Win 7 Pro, 15.6-inch HD LED, 2GB NVIDIA GT630 for $699
– ASUS 655VW-S1173H w/ Core i7 2.4GHz processor, 16GB RAM, 128GB SSD and 750GB HDD, Win 8, 15.6-inch LED display, Blu-Ray Combo Drive, 2GB NVIDIA GTX660M for $1699.

You can view more here.

Dick Smith

– Garmin Navman nuvi1450LMT GPS, now $99 (save $200)
– Panasonic 39″ Full HD LED LCD TV, now $398 (save $100)
– ASUS 15.6″ Core i5 Notebook with 2GB Graphics, 8GB RAM, 750GB HDD, now $698 (save $300, includes bonus $100 Gift Card)
– Canon EOS 1100D DSLR w/ image stablising lens, now $399 (save $70)
– 10% off Apple MacBooks (excludes built-to-order computers)
– 40% headphones (excluding PC and Gaming headphones, Apple and Beats by Dr Dre)
– Up to 30% off computers (excludes Apple, tablets and iPads)

Full details on all deals can be found here.

Disclosure: Terence Huynh works as a casual salesperson at Dick Smith

Harvey Norman

– TEAC 21.5-inch LED LCD Television with Built-in DVD Player, now $237
– Samsung 40-inch Smart LED LCD TV for $637
– Samsung Blu-Ray Player, now $74
– Panasonic 55-inch LED LCD 3D Television w/ 4 pairs of glasses for $1258
– 12GB Slim PS3 Console for $228
Xbox 360 250GB Console with Halo 4, Gears of War 3, Forza Motosport 4, Skyrim and 1 Month Gold Membership for $288
– TomTom XXL 540 GPS for $97; Navman EZY 200 for $98
– Canon EOS 1100D Single Lens Kit for $377; Samsung NX1000 Single Lens Kit for $488
– Samsung ST66 Digital Camera w/ 16MP, 5x Optical Zoom for $71
– Western Digital 2TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive for $97
– Belkin N300 Wireless Modem/Router for $75
– Google Nexus 7 Tablet 32GB for $294; Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Wi-Fi for $348
– Asus 32GB Windows RT tablet for $748 (save $180)

More deals can be found on their website or via their catalogue.

Ted’s Cameras

– Up to 20% off Digital DSLRs; including Canon 650D DSLR Super Kit (899.95, save $100)
– Up to 40% Lenses and Flash
– Up to 28% off Compact System Cameras; like Nikon V1 Twin VR Kit, now $599.95 (save $200)
– Up to 40% off Digital Compacts; including Nikon Coolpix S8200, now $199.95 (save $100)
– Up to 33% off video cameras
– Up to 50% off accessories

Full details can be found on their website.


We’ve chosen to highlight some deals here, but you can check their website. These include free shipping.

– 55″ Full HD 3D LED TV, now $749 (from $899)
– 42″ Full HD 3D LED TV, now $469.00 (save $80)
– Kogan Blu-Ray Player, now $99 (save $10)
– iPod Touch 5th Gen 32GB in Silver, now $299
– Beats by Dr Dre Solo HD in White, $199


This retailer is offering 20% off all Games, DVDs and Blu-Rays until Sunday.This means you can get
– Halo 4 (Xbox) for $52, from $65
– Call of Duty Black Ops 2 (Xbox 360/PS3) for $64, from $80
– Assassin’s Creed 3: PC for $32, from $40; Xbox 360/PS3 for $50.38, from $63

The full list of games and DVDs can be found on their website.

EB Games

EB Games is selling some of their games on a special price because of Boxing Day. These include:
– Call of Duty Black Ops II for $88 (PS3, X360), $78 (PC/Wii U)
– Far Cry 3 for $68 (PS3/X360), $56 (PC)
– Borderlands 2 for $56 (PS3/X360), $47 (PC)
– Assassin’s Creed III for $68 (PS3/X360), $56 (PC)
– Need For Speed Most Wanted for $68 (PS3/X360), $56 (PC)
– Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for $47 (PS3/X360), $36 (PC)
– Halo 4 for $88 (X360); Forza Horizon for $68 (X360)
250GB Xbox 360 Console + 3 Forza 4 + Grand Theft Auto IV: Compete Edition + Skyrim + Halo 4 + Spartan Headset for $299

More can be found on their website.

JB Hi Fi

– 20% off all Blu-Ray, DVDs and CDs
– 10% off Nikon and Canon DSLRs
– 30% off Sony and Pioneer Headphones (some exclusions apply)
– 20% off GPS devices
– Samsung Blu-Ray Player, now $79
– Nexus 7 by Asus 32GB, now $288
– Xbox 360 with 250GB HDD, Forza Motorsport 4, Skyrim, Halo 4 and 1 Month Xbox Live Gold; for $299

You can find all their deals on their website.


– Samsung 15.6-inch Windows 8 Notebook with Core i3, 500GB HDD, 4GB for $549 (save $50)
– 15% off camcorders; including, Contour +2 HD camcorder for $466.65 (save $82.35)
– 20% off digital radios; and GPS devices
– 30% off Logitech PC accessories, D-LINK routers; Belkin, Gecko and Speck accessories
– 15% off Canon Printers
– Hitachi Full HD LED LCD TV/DVD Player combo for $269
– iPad with Retina Display 16GB WiFi for $519 (save $20)

You can find their deals on their website.

David Jones

– 15-20% off selected televisions
– $100 off all Apple computers, excluding Mac Mini and iPads
– 15% on digitial radios and micro systems; 15-30% off range of headphones
– 15-20% off digital still cameras and camcorders

David Jones’ offers mainly focus on fashion. If you’re interested in that, you can find all of their deals on their website.


Alienware is offering 15% off all their systems – so if you’re looking for a computer for work, school or just for fun, then you better be quick. The deal is valid only for today, and you need to type in the coupon code MKVP8V2RB6Z63K when you order (or when you call Dell). Limit of two Alienware systems per customer.

– Thanks Kotaku Aus

Cathay Pacific

Thinking of flying to Hong Kong or China? Cathay Pacific is offering some Boxing Day specials on its Economy Class. You must fly out between the February 13 – March 26, April 1- April 11, or the 29 April – 25 June. These end on December 29.

– Sydney to Hong Kong, now $916
– Melbourne to Kong Kong, now $899
– Melbourne to Beijing, now $963
– Perth to Shanghai, now $962

The Good Guys

– Nexus 7 32GB tablet for $297 (they’re sold out online, but hopefully there are stock in some of their stores)
– Canon 650D with Twin Lens Kit and Bonus Accessories, for $1039 (or $939 with $100 Cashback from Canon; Limited Stock)
– Samsung 50″ Full HD LED LCD 100Hz TV, for $888
– NAVMAN EZY40 GPS with 3 Year Free Maps, for $69.95
– TOMTOM Via 280GPS for $159
– iPod Touch 16GB 4th Gen for $178

You can see their catalogue here.


– 15% off electrical kitchen appliances
– 32GB iPod touch 5th Generation for $319; 2GB iPod shuffle for $55
– 25% off DVDs and Blu-Rays (some exclusions apply)
– iPad with Retina Display Wi-Fi 16GB model for $499
– Wii U Premium Console with Two Games (Nintendo Land + Just Dance 4), for $429
– PS3 12GB console for $229
– Xbox 360 console + Kinect, with Halo 4, Kinect Sports, Kinect Adventures, Dance Central 2, 1 Month Gold Membership for $379
– Nintendo 3DS console for $229; PSP Console E1000 Console for $99

More deals can be found on their website or catalogue.

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