Afterpay Day 2023 sales event: The top deals and discounts available right now

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Afterpay Day is now on, so get your wallets ready and fingers ready to click your computer mouse, as it’s one of Australia’s major shopping sales events that serves up plenty of deals and discounts. There are usually two Afterpay Day sales events during the year and the first in 2023 is live from today (March 16), running for four days until Sunday, March 19. The second usually goes live in August.

Afterpay Day always serves up generous discounts across a wide range of product categories including tech, beauty, fashion, appliances, homewares and more. Once again, a huge list of retailers is taking part in the sales event, with some even coming out the gates early to deliver some sweet deals. 

We’ve put together this complete guide to Afterpay Day 2023 and will be updating it with all the latest and greatest deals as and when they arrive, so make sure to keep an eye on this page.

Best Afterpay Day deals: Quicklinks

Afterpay Day: Tech deals

Afterpay Day: Fashion and beauty deals

Afterpay Day: Home deals

Best Afterpay Day deals: Our picks

While we fully encourage you to check out all the items on sale from the comprehensive list of retailers listed further down, we've picked out some stand-out deals that we think deserve a special mention. 

Afterpay Day tech deals

PlayStation VR2

PlayStation VR2 | AU$879 AU$773.50 at The Gamesmen eBay (save AU$105.50)

The PlayStation VR2 second-generation VR headset is getting a decent AU$105 discount when using the code APAYDAY3. It would have been great to have seen a greater discount, but considering the PSVR2 was only released in February, it's pleasing to see it getting any discount at all. If you already own a PS5 (or plan to get one), the PSVR2 offers a seriously compelling and immersive virtual reality game playing experience. 

Apple AirTag (4 pack)

Apple AirTag (4 pack) | AU$165 AU$131.75 on MacApp eBay (save AU$33.25)

If you lose your things regularly or you want to make sure your luggage never goes MIA when travelling, the Apple Airtag provides an easy and effective way to track them down, and right now you can save AU$33 on a 4 pack. Do note that you need an iPhone 11 or newer in order to use the Precision Finding Feature (they don't work with Android devices) which allows you to see your missing AirTag on a map if you’re within range. Simply enter the code APAYDAY3 at checkout ton take advantage of this deal.

PlayStation 5 disc edition console + God of War: Ragnarök bundle

PlayStation 5 disc edition console + God of War: Ragnarök bundle | AU$904 AU$769.21 at eBay (save AU$135.74 with code)

This PS5 console complete with a digital copy of one of 2022’s best games, is a match made in gaming heaven. This rather attractive discount comes courtesy of Sony itself via its eBay store, where you can save a total of AU$135.74 off when you add the code APAYDAY3 at checkout. If you've been holding off getting into next-gen gaming, now is the time to take the leap.

PS5 (disc console)

PS5 (disc console) | AU$799.95 AU$680 on Sony eBay (save AU$119.95)

If God of War isn't your type of game, then you'll be pleased to know you can pick up the disc-based PS5 console on its own, and now for under AU$700. So far, this deal on the PS5 with disc drive is the best Afterpay Day deal we've seen, as it slashes almost AU$120 off Sony's console, just remember to enter the code APAYDAY3 at checkout.

Xbox Series X & Forza Horizon 5 bundle

Xbox Series X & Forza Horizon 5 bundle | AU$889 AU$755.65 at The Gamesmen eBay (save AU$133.35)

Xbox deals have also appeared for Afterpay Day, and this AU$133.36 saving on the Xbox Series X bundle with Forza Horizon 5 is a real humdinger. You do need to use the code APAYDAY3 at checkout to get the saving, and as expected you can pay for it using Afterpay to make it even more manageable if you wish. 

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G 128GB (Blue)

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G 128GB (Blue) | AU$699 AU$474.05 at JB Hi-Fi (save AU$224.95 with code)

In our opinion the Samsung Galaxy A53 is one of the best cheap phones money can buy. Presenting you with a generous camera array for the price and an impressive AMOLED display, the A53 actually manages to match 2022's premium Galaxy S22 for resolution and refresh rate. We already thought the AU$699 RRP was a fair price, but now you can pick one up for less than AU$500 at JB Hi-Fi using the code AFTERPAYJB at checkout. 

Samsung 75-inch Q60B QLED Smart TV

Samsung 75-inch Q60B QLED Smart TV | AU$2,499 AU$1,515.25 at JB Hi-Fi (save AU$983.75 with code)

Samsung's Q60B series is the company's entry-level QLED option, but it still offers solid picture and native audio quality for its price, across all sizes, while achieving the typical QLED brightness levels that make the TV technology especially attractive. There are some great discounts to be had across the entire range at JB Hi-Fi, and when you add the code AFTERPAYJB at checkout, you save an extra 5% on the already-discounted price. We've highlighted the 75-inch model here, but you can save on other sizes, which are listed below.

Discounts also apply to the Q60B in other sizes:
55-inch: AU$1,495 AU$1,135.25 (save AU$359.75 with code)
65-inch: AU$1,895 AU$1,420.25 (save AU$474.75 with code)
85-inch: AU$3,999 AU$2,560.25 (save AU$1,438.75)

LG 65-inch G2 OLED Smart TV

LG 65-inch G2 OLED Smart TV | AU$4,995 AU$3,320.25 at JB Hi-Fi (save AU$1,674.75 with code)

LG's G2 OLED is a simply glorious screen to behold. Packing in a powerful a9 Gen 5 AI processor and stunning OLED picture quality, it's a screen you'll never get tired of looking at. If you want the best OLED TV money can buy, you can't really go wrong here. Already discounted by AU$1,500 as a part of JB Hi-Fi's March Madness sale, adding code AFTERPAYJB at checkout will save you an additional 5% off this stellar TV.

The LG G2 in its other sizes can also be found with great discounts attached:
LG 55-inch G2 OLED AU$3,695 AU$2,465.25 (save AU$1,229.75 with code)
• LG 77-inch G2 OLED AU$8,995 AU$6,645.25 (save AU$2,349.75 with code)
• LG 83-inch G2 OLED AU$11,995 AU$9,020.25 (save AU$2,974.75 with code)

Apple AirPods Pro 2

Apple AirPods Pro 2 | AU$399 AU$359 at JB Hi-FI (save AU$40)

Apple's incredible noise-cancelling earbuds earn themslves a modest AU$40 saving from JB Hi-Fi and Mwave for Afterpay Day. Not only is noise-cancellation great, but battery life is much improved over their predecessors, as is sound quality. If you're an iPhone user, they work seamlessly too. AU$40 isn't a huge saving, but it's one that we think makes some of the best wireless earbuds even more appealing.

Amazon's also matched this deal as well, though not officially part of the Afterpay Day sales.

HP Omen 16-inch Gaming Laptop |

HP Omen 16-inch Gaming Laptop | AU$2,559 AU$1,559 at HP (save AU$1,040)

This HP Omen 16 laptop has been reduced by over AU$1,000 at HP direct, representing a huge saving for Afterpay Day. It features a 16.1-inch FHD display with 144Hz refresh rate and is powered by an AMD Ryzen 7 6800H RX 6650M. Graphics are taken care of by an AMD Radeon RX 6650M and you also get 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. 

HP 76N23PA 15.6" FHD Laptop (256GB)

Discounts on a range of HP Laptops at JB Hi-Fi (save up to AU$1,529.95 with code)

For more HP-related savings goodness, JB Hi-Fi has slashed prices of a number of HP laptops. Standout deals are on surprisingly powerful 2-in-1 options such as the HP Envy X360 Evo and HP Spectre X360 Evo. They serve up plenty of appeal for those looking for a capable productivity pal that is perfectly portable. Just remember to add code AFTERPAYJB at checkout to snag the full savings on these ones.

HP 76N23PA 15.6" FHD Laptop (256GB) | AU$1,599 AU$1,044.05 (save AU$554.95 with code)
HP Pavilion X360 14" FHD 2-in-1 Laptop (512GB) | AU$1,999 AU$1,329.05 (save AU$669.95 with code)
HP Spectre X360 EVO 16" WQUXGA OLED 2-in-1 Laptop (512GB) | AU$3,999 AU$2,469.05 (save AU$1,529.95 with code)
HP Envy X360 EVO 13.3" WUXGA 2-in-1 Laptop (512GB) | AU$1,899 AU$1,234.05 (save AU$664.95 with code)

Google Nest Hub (2nd Gen)

Google Nest Hub (2nd Gen) | AU$149 AU$99 at The Good Guys (save AU$50)

When we reviewed the Google Nest Hub 2nd-gen, we found its ability to track sleep innovative (if not slightly creepy), but concluded you'll get more accurate tracking with wearable devices. Still, the 7-inch touchscreen is responsive and clearly legible, but do note there's no camera here so you can't make video calls. As ever, Google Assistant is super handy, and the speaker does a good job of blasting sound into the room. 

Also available for the same price at JB Hi-Fi and Myer.

Afterpay Day fashion & beauty deals

Garmin Forerunner 945 |

Garmin Forerunner 945 | AU$999 AU$489 at Rebel (save AU$510)

A huge saving here on Garmin's excellent Forerunner 945 fitness watch. In our review we determined there was nothing it couldn't do, and it presents itself as one of the best fitness watches money can buy. At the time, we surmised that too much money was required, so now you can pick one up for less than AU$500, it makes it the perfect fitness companion. 

Oral-B iO9 |

Oral-B iO9 | AU$749 AU$399 at ShaverShop (save AU$350)

Our sister site TechRadar said the iO9 "not only gives an excellent clean, it also makes it refreshingly simple to develop better brushing habits." It ultimately concluded that this really is one of the best electric toothbrushes that money can buy. The main downside was its high price, making the ShaverShop's AU$350 discount a breath of fresh air. 

GHD Unplugged gift set

GHD Unplugged gift set | AU$495 AU$396 at GHD (save AU$99)

The GHD Unplugged is, in our opinion, one of the best hair straighteners you can buy. And right now, you can score 20% off this luxe gift set — which comes complete with a mini paddle brush and carry case — bringing the price down to AU$396. We should note that its run time is lower than average, but if you can get past that it’s a good buy at this price.

We’ve also found it discounted on Adore Beauty, but it’s not included in a gift set.

Nike Metcon 8 Training Shoes |

Nike Metcon 8 Training Shoes | AU$189.99 AU$151.99 (save AU$38)

We haven't reviewed the Metcon 8 ourselves, but our colleagues at T3 have put the previous Metcon 7 training shoes through the motions. They determined the Metcon 7 were one of the best pairs of workout shoes, and the Metcon 8 only look to improve upon that winning formula. AU$38 isn't a huge saving in the grand scheme of things we admit, but when they can aid with preventing injury when performing lifts, we'd say they're still a solid investment. 

Afterpay Day home deals

Nespresso Vertuo Next & Aeroccino 3

Nespresso Vertuo Next & Aeroccino 3 | AU$419 AU$239.30 at Nespresso (save AU$179.70)

A healthy AU$180 off this Nespresso Vertuo Next coffee machine and Aerocinno 3 bundleGrab this Nespresso Vertuo Next coffee machine bundled with a Aerocinno 3 milk frother should help to stimulate your mornings. The Vertuo Next opens up a wide range of coffee styles to suit all preferences, and this slim and compact machine is easy to place anywhere in your home. It's available in a range of colours and can be had on its own, without the milk frother, for AU$230.30.

iRobot Roomba S9+ |

iRobot Roomba S9+ | AU$2,799 AU$2,599 at Big W (save AU$200) 

Arguably one of the best robot vacuum cleaners on the market right now, this top-of-the-range automatic sucker from iRobot will truly allow you to put your feet up while it gets on with its programmed chores. We appreciate it's a steep investment, but this AU$200 saving at Big W makes it more manageable, and more worthwhile in our opinion. 

We have found the Roomba S9+ for AU$2,499 at Amazon, but the online retail giant technically isn't participating in Afterpay Day. 

Read our full iRobot Roomba S9+ review

iRobot Roomba J7 |

iRobot Roomba J7 | AU$1,299 AU$549 at The Good Guys (save AU$705)

If you want your own vacuuming minion but don't have a bottomless back pocket, then iRobot Roomba J7 is a worthy contender. We've previously reviewed the Roomba J7+, (which is the same as the model here, but it just comes with an auto-empty station) and found it offered "excellent obstacle avoidance" and delivered "solid performance" when cleaning. A AU$705 saving is too good to pass up if you ask us. 

Also available at JB Hi-Fi for the same price of AU$549.

Dyson V8 Absolute |

Dyson V8 Absolute | AU$999 AU$599 at Dyson (save AU$400)

Dyson's entry-level vacuum has been around for a little while now, but it still stands out as one of the best vacuum cleaners you can buy. The original AU$999 price tag would have been a lot for some to stomach, so the AU$400 saving offered here makes it all the more appealing. 

Also available at Kogan for the same price of AU$599

Ecosa G-7 Memory Foam Mattress |

Ecosa G-7 Memory Foam Mattress | AU$1,150 AU$862.50 at Ecosa (save AU$287.50)

Is your mattress starting to get a little tired? Then you might want to consider replacing it with this queen from Ecosa. We've yet to review an Ecosa mattress here at Tom's Guide, but from looking at other genuine customer reviews online, it scores highly. A good majority of customers claim to have gotten their best sleep ever and have any previous back pain eradicated. If it's peace of mind you're looking for before buying, Ecosa offers a 100 night trial, so if you're not totally satisfied, you can return it. 

Philips Essential Airfryer XL (HD9270/91)

Philips Essential Airfryer XL (HD9270/91) | AU$349 AU$229 at Big W (save AU$120)

A slightly smaller version of one the best air fryers you can buy, this Philips model has a capacity of 4.6L, which Philips says can hold about 1.2 kg of fries, or serve five portions of food. The Airfryer XL can fry, bake, grill and even roast your food, and we particularly like that the removable tray is dishwasher safe, making it simple to clean. You can get the black model from Big W for AU$229, or grab the white version from The Good Guys at the same price.

KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer (KSM192)

KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer (KSM192) | AU$799 from AU$649 at KitchenAid (save up to AU$150)

While we haven’t put this KitchenAid through the testing labs at Tom's Guide, we do have some experience with other models from the brand. KitchenAid’s mixers are super simple to use, and they're an absolute godsend when it comes to home baking. This particular model comes with a 4.8L stainless steel mixing bowl, plus three tool attachments. Select colours are available for AU$649, but most are discounted down to AU$679.

KitchenAid 3.3L KSM3311 mini stand mixer |

KitchenAid 3.3L KSM3311 mini stand mixer | AU$599 AU$449 at KitchenAid (save AU$150)

If you're looking for a highly capable stand mixer but only have limited worktop space, KitchenAid's mini mixer is right up your street. It does only have a 3.3L capacity bowl, but for the occasional baker this should more than suffice. And with AU$150 knocked off the price and zero delivery fee, this a good option than buying from other retailers. Included in the box are three accessories and available in three finishes with the same discount.

KitchenAid KFP0719 7-cup food processor |

KitchenAid KFP0719 7-cup food processor | AU$299 AU$199 at KitchenAid (save AU$100)

Chop, shred, slice, puree and knead to your heart's content with this KitchenAid food processor. The 7-cup capacity means there's plenty of room to prepare food for an entire family and, perhaps best of all, it's incredibly easy to clean. A AU$100 discount direct from KitchenAid makes this a deal you don't want to miss. 

Koala Sofa Bed |

Koala Sofa Bed | AU$1,599 AU$1,359.15 (save AU$239.85

A AU$240 saving on the Koala Sofa Bed for Afterpay Day makes for compelling reading, we feel. Discounts have been applied to all versions — 1.5, 2.5 and 3-seater — and all colours. We love the fact the Koala Sofa Bed couldn't be simpler to unfold and put back together. No steel frames, no worries of getting sucked inside forever, just a simple pull on  the top cushion and you'll be tucked into bed in seconds. 

What is Afterpay?

Afterpay is a Buy Now Pay Later service that was founded in Sydney, Australia in 2014. It has since expanded to multiple countries around the world.

Afterpay allows customers to pay for products in four equal instalments, with zero interest, with each payment being spread two weeks apart. The appeal is that you still get your goods upfront. If you miss any payments, Afterpay does charge a AU$10 late payment fee.

As mentioned above, you don’t need to use Afterpay to take advantage of the Afterpay Day sales.

What is Afterpay Day?

Afterpay Day is a biannual shopping event in Australia, held both online and in-store that takes place in March and August. It offers shoppers the opportunity to score, in some cases, up to 70% off a wide range of products across various categories.

Despite its name, you don’t need to have an Afterpay account, nor are you required to use the popular Buy Now, Pay Later service. You can choose to checkout and pay using whichever payment method you wish. However, Afterpay does tend to hold various competitions which can only be accessed via the Afterpay app or website.

When is Afterpay Day?

The first Afterpay Day sales event in 2023 takes place from Thursday, March 16 to Sunday, March 19. The dates for the second Afterpay Day, which usually takes place in August, have yet to be confirmed.

HP 76N23PA 15.6" FHD Laptop (256GB)

Discounts on a range of HP Laptops at JB Hi-Fi (save up to AU$1,529.95 with code)

If you're looking to update your work or study laptop, you'll be happy to discover some handy savings on a variety of HP laptops right now courtesy of JB Hi-Fi. The likes of top portable, surprisingly powerful 2-in-1 options such as the HP Envy X360 Evo and HP Spectre X360 Evo are included here, offering loads of appeal for those looking for a competent productivity pal they can easily take with them on the move. You'll simply need to ensure you add code AFTERPAYJB at checkout to snag the full savings on these ones.

HP 76N23PA 15.6" FHD Laptop (256GB) | AU$1,599 AU$1,044.05 (save AU$554.95 with code)
HP Pavilion X360 14" FHD 2-in-1 Laptop (512GB) | AU$1,999 AU$1,329.05 (save AU$669.95 with code)
HP Spectre X360 EVO 16" WQUXGA OLED 2-in-1 Laptop (512GB) | AU$3,999 AU$2,469.05 (save AU$1,529.95 with code)
HP Envy X360 EVO 13.3" WUXGA 2-in-1 Laptop (512GB) | AU$1,899 AU$1,234.05 (save AU$664.95 with code)

JC / Up for grabs

Max Langridge
Senior Editor, Tom's Guide AU

Max is a digital content writer for Tom’s Guide in Australia, where he covers all things internet-related, including NBN and the emerging alternatives, along with audio and visual products such as headphones and TVs. Max started his career in his homeland of England, where he spent time working for What Hi-Fi? and Pocket-lint, before moving to Australia in 2018.   

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