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Why Boxing Day Is The Perfect Time To Upgrade Your Home Appliances

December 16, 2021 – 3 mins read

Move over Christmas Day, every savvy shopper knows that Boxing Day is the most joyous day of the year, and for a very good reason. The public holiday is one of the biggest shopping days of the year, thanks to huge sales and heavily reduced prices. From TVs and technology to laundry appliances and fridges and freezers, there are bargains waiting for you across every category. Here’s how to make the most of the Boxing day sales this year.

Woman receiving her appliance from Boxing Day Sales

Save The Date

Boxing Day falls on 26 December, the day after Christmas, so it should be easy to remember. In the lead up to this nationwide public holiday, there are some helpful insights to help you prepare.

Have A Plan

Make a list and check it twice to ensure you know what you’re looking for (impulse purchasers, beware). Run through all of the appliances in your home that need updating, list them in order of priority and plan out roughly how much you’ll be willing to spend to give you a loose budget for the day. If you’ve got a renovation in the works, think about the size and finish you’ll want in the new space.

Young Couple Shop Boxing Day Sales Online

Do Your Research

It’s important to know exactly what you need in a new appliance, so make some time to read The Good Guys comprehensive buying guides to help narrow down your choices.


Shop Smart

It’s time to get strategic with your shopping. With huge discounts and amazing deals on offer, it might be the time to go for the more premium option. Always wanted a washing machine with auto dosing, but never wanted to splurge for the feature? Boxing Day is the day! Think ovens with steam cooking, combination microwaves, heat pump dryers and the brands you love or have always wanted to buy. With top savings to be made, you may choose to reach for the model above what you would usually buy. Keep your eye on your favourite brands for the best deals!

To truly maximise on the major discounts, it’s also important to think ahead. Birthday presents for the kids, back-to-school supplies (like laptops and tablets) and not just cooling, but also heating appliances to get you through winter. Making a commitment to fitness in the new year? Think about the fitness trackers and equipment that will keep you on track.

“To truly maximise on the major discounts, it’s also important to think ahead.”

Get Your Finance Ready

With a budget in mind, make sure you’re prepared in advance and have your finances in order. The Good Guys has a range of finance options, including popular buy-now, pay-later options to help you make the most of the big sale and get what you need. You can check out our full range of finance options here.

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