Shopping For The Big Ticket Items

November 2021 – 3 min read

Black Friday is all about getting big discounts on everything from TVs, fridges and freezers, barbecues, washing machines and kitchen appliances. These categories include some of the most popular items from the biggest brands in the business (you know who they are!), and traditionally there are some big savings to make.

That’s why Aussies are going cray cray for Black Friday. It’s the day you get deals you could previously only dream of. We’re putting it out there – it’s better than the Boxing Day sales.

So, invest in your home and in yourself, and get ready to upgrade, especially when it comes to getting a new TV (we’re thinking 65- or 75-inch) or upgrading your barbecue, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and more during this year’s huge Black Friday sales. Here’s how.

“It’s the day you get deals you could previously only dream of. We’re putting it out there – it’s better than the Boxing Day sales.”

When is Black Friday?

Originating in the US and taking place on the Friday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday is one of the busiest shopping days of the year as stores offer enormous sales on items big and small. In 2021, Black Friday falls on 26 November in Australia.

Key Categories To Watch


We’ve spent a lot of time at home over the past two years, meaning our fridge, freezer, cooktop, oven and small kitchen appliances have had a really good workout. So what better time to upgrade or jazz up your kitchen with a new fridge or take your cooking from good to exceptional with a new slow, pressure or multi cooker? Keep your eyes on this category.


It’s not the most exciting room in your home but it’s one of the most important. From washing machines to irons to vacuum cleaners, these are the items that can make your life a whole lot easier. The latest laundry items like washing machines and vacuum cleaners have been developed to make cleaning simpler, and are designed to reduce the time you spend cleaning (yes, please!). So why not make the most of it? Bookmark this category.


Now we’re talking. This is the fun stuff! There’s nothing like a brand new TV with crystal clear picture quality, a new laptop, wireless or smart speakers so you can belt out those tunes, or a soundbar to enhance your TV viewing experience. You could upgrade your living room in one day and save a lot of money in the process. These are just some of the amazing entertainment items that will be on sale during Black Friday, and you won’t want to miss it.

Be Ready To Go

With so many great deals and sales on, you won’t know where to look first. That’s why doing all your research before the big day (reminder: it’s on 26 November) is critical.

The Good Guys has the most comprehensive buying guides available online, so you can be sure of exactly what you need, while our experts are always ready to help and provide guidance in-store, should you need it. But do all this before Black Friday – don’t get caught researching on the day and risk missing out.

Also remember to create a Black Friday budget or organise finance (we have interest-free options available, check them out here) well before the big day, so you know exactly how much you can spend.

Check Back In – Don’t Miss Out

If you see something you like but it isn’t on sale, keep checking in throughout the Black Friday sale period – the discount might be about to drop! And our experts are here to help and want you to have the best products for your needs, so keep in touch.

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