If you’ve been holding out on buying a Nintendo Switch, perhaps waiting for a price drop, now might be the time. Behemoth online retailer eBay have unveiled a game-changing shopping event they call Plus Weekend. Over the 23rd and 24th of June, shoppers signed up to eBay Plus will be able to get their hands on some insane deals, one of which happens to be a Nintendo Switch console for just $319 tonight from 6pm. Those not signed up to the program can grab a free 30-day trial at ebay.com.au/plus as well, meaning pretty much anyone can access this deal this weekend. There will only be 400 of the Switch consoles available. Let the shopping commence!
Full details of the event are below:
Today ebay.com.au, Australia’s favourite shopping destination1, has announced its first-ever two-day annual shopping event, Plus Weekend. Available exclusively to members of eBay’s premium shopping membership, eBay Plus, Plus Weekend will run from 10am Saturday 23 June to midnight Sunday 24 June, offering the biggest savings and best deals ever seen on the platform.
During Plus Weekend eBay will announce 12 ‘mega deals’ hourly, offering up to 72% off on the latest products from brands including Dyson, Samsung and Go Pro. In addition, Aussies signed up to the program will receive 15% off 15 million2 eBay Plus items, from more than 30,000 retailers including Myer, Target and The Good Guys.
Julie Nestor, Chief Marketing Officer of eBay Australia & New Zealand, said, “We know deals and free delivery are two of the most important factors for loyal eBay shoppers, so we’ve rewarded Plus members with their very own annual shopping holiday.
“Black Friday and Cyber Monday have taken the world by storm, so it’s exciting to be the first marketplace to offer an exclusive event for the Australian online retail industry.”
Plus Weekend deals and offers include:
- Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute+ – our best ever price, to be revealed on ebay.com.au, 23 June
- Samsung S9 64GB Mixed colours – price $1,299 now $799 (38% off)
- Philips SB300B ShoqBox Bluetooth Waterproof Portable Speaker – price $89.00 now $24.95 (72% off)
- GoPro Hero 6 – price $578.00 now $369.00 (36% off)
- Nintendo Switch – price $519.75 now $319.00 (38% off)
Homewares and beauty
- FOREO LUNA Mini 2 – price $176.70 now $109 (50% off)
- Royal Comfort Luxury Bamboo Quilt – All Sizes – price $59.95 now $29.95 (50% off)
Liquor and grocery
- Keenan’s Bridge Shiraz 2017 (12 Bottles) – price $90.00 now $49.95 (45% off)
“Plus Weekend will give members the chance to get their hands on the biggest discounts from the best known brands, but make sure you get in quick, the mega-deals are only while stocks last,” said Nestor.
Plus Weekend follows the recent launch of eBay’s feature-packed shopping membership, eBay Plus. For just $49 for 12 months or for the introductory price of $293, Plus members receive unlimited free delivery and returns on 15 million eligible items, as well as exclusive access to special deals, double flybuys points and dedicated customer service.
Shoppers can trial eBay Plus free for 30 days, and take advantage of Plus Weekend. To sign up today, head to ebay.com.au/plus.