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This is a regularly-updated list of cheap deals on eye tests and glasses, including vouchers and special offers.
We aim to ensure all offers can be used by everyone, unless stated. Most offers have restrictions, so make sure you double-check the T&Cs to ensure the offer is compatible with your prescription. See our tips for safer shopping.
If it's contact lenses you're after, check out the MSE Cheap Contact Lens Finder to compare the best prices.
Enter the MSE Blagged code MSEJUL50 online at Glasses Direct* before Thu 31 Jul to get 50% off all frames, including those in the up to 60% sale. Delivery's £3.95 and you’ll also get single prescription lenses included in the price of the frames.
Here’s a breakdown of what you can get:
- As sale prices start from £15, you could grab a pair of specs (like these Kent frames*) for as little as £7.50. With £3.95 delivery on top, that comes to £11.45 in total.
- There are 69 sale frames to choose from in total, including designer brands such as Converse and Jeff Banks.
- The code also works on full-price frames and Glasses Direct’s ‘free second pair’ offer, which is valid on all non-sale frames over £55.
- Bifocals cost an extra £30, varifocal lenses £70. Additional coatings and thin lenses also cost more. To avoid any additional add-ons, make sure you select 'continue with basic lenses' when asked to choose your lens package during the checkout process.
Free home trial
Glasses Direct offers a free seven-day home trial for you to try up to four pairs of frames at home; if you don’t want to keep ‘em, just make sure you return them within seven days of delivery to avoid any charges.
Go online via this special SpeckyFourEyes* link and get discounts on selected brands, including Bench, Prada and Ray Ban. Delivery's £4.99.
Prices start from £7 for Berkeley glasses* (£11.99 with delivery). Standard lenses are included in the price of the frames, but bifocal or thin lenses cost extra. To get the very cheapest price just pick 'continue with free lenses' when asked to choose your lens package. Some frames aren't suitable for high prescriptions, so keep an eye out when choosing (sorry).
Great deals we've found include:
Delivery’s £4.99 per order, so if you buy more than one pair of frames in one transaction, you'll still only pay £4.99. It takes 7-15 working days.
SpeckyFourEyes says there are good stock levels available but be aware, all frames are subject to availability, so they could still sell out fast if demand is high.
Book online at Optical Express*, then print the voucher and take it to your nearest store by Wed 31 Dec 2014 for a free eye test.
If you book a test, the voucher'll also give you £30 off when you spend £100 or more on complete glasses (frames and lenses), but you can just get the free eye test without buying anything.
Remember if you live in Scotland, everyone gets free eye tests. Some are also eligible for free NHS tests (see below for who).
If you're happy with your frames but your lenses are damaged or your prescription's changed, you can send your specs to ReglazeMyGlasses* to get your lenses replaced.
The price you'll pay depends on which lenses you have (standard 1.5 index starts from £19.90), but we’ve a code to get £10 off all lenses. If you have sunnies, you can choose to get either £10 off your order (good for cheaper lens packages) or 10% off your order (best for orders £100+).
Here's how to get it
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