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AirPods Black Friday deals 2021 — the best sales still happening

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AirPods Black Friday deals are winding down now that Black Friday is over, but there are still some offers in stock. The AirPods, AirPods Pro and the AirPods Max can all be found for less, with retailers like Best Buy, Walmart and Amazon offering excellent discounts during Black Friday deals. We're likely to see the same on Monday, so keep an eye on our Airpods Cyber Monday deals, as we'll be updating that as they drop. 

The AirPods Pro just hit their lowest price ever — $159 at Walmart and Amazon, retailing for just $159. Meanwhile, the entry-level AirPods hit as low as $89. And although the deal is no longer active, we're guessing at least one retailer will offer AirPods Black Friday deals at that price again today through Cyber Monday. 

Yes, you can find AirPods deals any time of the year. However, Black Friday deals offer the lowest prices, with epic discounts that you typically don't see the rest of the time. And with the new AirPods 3 available for purchase, we expect to see more AirPods Black Friday deals than ever. Below you'll find the best AirPods Black Friday deals you can shop now. 

Best AirPods Black Friday deals still in stock

AirPods Black Friday deals — the best deals still in stock

U.S. AirPods deals

AirPods: was $159 now $199 @ Amazon

AirPods: was $159 now $199 @ Amazon
Now in stock: Amazon now has the AirPods on sale for just $119. The earbuds include a standard Apple charging case and Apple's H1 chip for fast wireless connectivity with Apple devices. 

AirPods: was $119 now $99 @ Costco

AirPods: was $119 now $99 @ Costco
Backordered: If you're a Costco member, you can get the AirPods for $99 right now. They include a standard Apple charging case and Apple's H1 chip for fast wireless connectivity with Apple devices. 

AirPods 3 (2021): was $179 now $174 @ Walmart

AirPods 3 (2021): was $179 now $174 @ Walmart
Discounts are getting hard to find on Apple's latest AirPods, as the item is going in and out of stock at some retailers. But Walmart appears to be a good bet to find the new wireless earbuds at a discount. The AirPods 3 introduce spatial audio and sweat/water resistance to Apple's entry-level earbuds.

AirPods 3 (2021): was $179 now $149 @ Amazon

AirPods 3 (2021): was $179 now $149 @ Amazon
The third-gen AirPods now offer Spatial Audio, which creates immersive listening experiences for music-listening, movie-watching and more. They're also IPX4 sweat and water-resistant, a feature that was previously exclusive to the AirPods Pro. You can save an additional $20 at checkout, bringing the overall price to the lowest one we've seen. 

AirPods w/ Wireless Case: was $199 now $149 @ Best Buy

AirPods w/ Wireless Case: was $199 now $149 @ Best Buy
For a limited time, you can get the AirPods with Wireless Charging Case for just $149 at Best Buy. They come with a Qi-compatible case that allows for wire-free charging. You save $50 on this AirPods Black Friday deal. 

Refurb AirPods w/ Wireless Case: was $199 now $124 @ Best Buy

Refurb AirPods w/ Wireless Case: was $199 now $124 @ Best Buy
For a limited time, Best Buy has the Geek Squad certified refurbished AirPods with Wireless Charging Case on sale for $139. That's among the cheapest AirPods sales we've seen for these buds. 

U.K. AirPods deals

AirPods w/ Wireless Charging: was £199 now £169 @ Argos

AirPods w/ Wireless Charging: was £199 now £169 @ Argos
Apple AirPods are the most popular wireless earbuds on the market, and right now Amazon is offering them with a £30 discount. This model includes a wireless charging case and is ideal for iOS users always on the go. 

AirPods Black Friday deals — where to find sales

When it comes to AirPods Black Friday deals, we tend to gravitate toward the deals offered by Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy. Staples has also proved to be a noteworthy contender when it comes to sales. In fact, it was Staples that first dropped the AirPods Pro price to $199 last September. Amazon immediately followed suit. That said, these retailers will lead the charge when it comes to AirPods Black Friday deals this year. 

Apple doesn't really do Black Friday sales. But starting on Friday (Nov. 26), the company will launch the Apple holiday sales event in which it offers gift cards when you purchase Apple products. In the case of the AirPods, buying any model will get you a $75 gift card. That sales event runs through Monday (Nov. 29).

Louis Ramirez

As deals editor at Tom’s Guide, Louis is constantly looking for ways to avoid paying full price for the latest gadgets. With over 10 years of deals-hunting experience, Louis price checks against multiple retailers and searches high and low for the best deals to bring readers. A born-and-bred New Yorker, Louis is also an avid swimmer and marathoner. His work has appeared on Gizmodo, CNET, and Time Out New York.