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  • You can get two pairs of designer branded glasses from £25 delivered if you use our MSE Blagged code MSESEPTEMBER on top of an existing Glasses Direct* offer, before 11.59pm on Mon 27 Sep. The code also gets free delivery (normally £3.95). 

    Here's what to do:

    1. Choose two designer frames from £69 to get 2for1. Glasses Direct has a range of designer frames from brands such as Scout, Levi's, and Polaroid. They're priced from £69 and are currently on a 2for1 offer*, so you get the cheapest free.

    Once you pick your frames (its 'Boutique' range of frames are excluded), Glasses Direct will try to upsell you to higher quality frames, lenses, and different options (such as varifocal). If you want the absolute cheapest price, you can avoid these extras.

    However, if you do prefer to opt for these, the same original discounts do apply but of course the higher spec you go the smaller the discount will be in proportion to the total cost, as all your extras will be charged at full price. If you don't want any extras such as scratch-resistant coatings, you can avoid the extra costs by clicking on 'continue with basic lenses'.

    2. Use a code to get £44 off & free delivery. After adding the second pair to your basket, you can either enter your prescription or opt to send it later. Then use the code MSESEPTEMBER at checkout by 11.59pm on Mon 27 Sep to get an extra £44 off ANY glasses where the frames cost £69+ (before 2for1 discount), and free delivery. 

    Combining these offers can get you two pairs of designer glasses from just £25 delivered. What's more, the second pair doesn't have to be the same prescription as the first, so you could get one for yourself and one for someone else. This deal won't work on very strong prescriptions  see 'More info' below.

    Check out our cheap glasses page for other deals. It might be worth checking if you qualify for free glasses using NHS vouchers.

    • Single vision lenses are free with all orders. Other lenses and lens packages can be added at an additional cost. Boutique frames are excluded.

      If you copy and paste the code, make sure there are no spaces either side of it as this can prevent it from working. If you're still having difficulty, try clearing your cookies and starting again.

      If you need bifocal lenses you'll have to pay an extra £39, and it's an extra £49 for varifocals.

      This deal won't work on very strong prescriptions

      Orders for very strong prescriptions are excluded, such as when the combined SPH and CYL is greater than +/-8.00, when the CYL is over +/-4.00, if there is more than a 5.00D difference between each eye or if the prism correction is over 4.00 in any direction.

      Free 'Home Trial'

      Glasses Direct offers a free 'Home Trial' service, where you can choose some frames to be sent to you, so that you can try them on at home and see if you like them. It's told us that as long as you order a Home Trial from your account before the code expires, Glasses Direct will honour the code up to a week after it expires.

      You don't need to buy the same frames that you tried, but if the code's expired you'll need to call Glasses Direct to place the order on 01793 746601. 

    See all deals: Glasses Direct (3 deals)
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  • If you go to online glasses retailer SpeckyFourEyes*, you can get a pair of Barbour specs for £39 delivered (norm £145), when you enter the MSE Blagged code MSE39BARBOUR at the checkout.

    If you're after sunnies instead, you can get a pair via this special link* for £44 delivered (norm £155), when you enter the code MSE44BARBOUR at the checkout instead. If you don't want them with a prescription, you can choose 'fashion' lenses during the checkout process. 

    Both codes end at 11.59pm on Thu 30 Sep. 

    Need-to-knows for getting the cheapest price

    • To get them cheapest, pick 'continue with free lenses' when asked to choose your lens package (stage four of the checkout process), as thinner or scratch-resistant lenses will cost £10-£126 extra. To avoid other extras and keep costs down, click 'skip step & continue' until you reach the checkout.
    • You can either enter your prescription during the checkout process, or opt to send it later. Some frames aren't suitable for high prescriptions, so keep an eye out when choosing.
    • Select 'Royal Mail Standard' delivery – our code will make this delivery option free (norm £4.99).

    See 'More info' below for full T&Cs.

    MSE Laura B says:

    It's tricky to compare prices for these exact frames, as many of them are end-of-line and aren't sold elsewhere – but I reckon £39 all-in for a pair of branded prescription specs (norm £145) is pretty decent. 

    However, even with the code, SpeckyFourEyes might not always be cheapest, so do your own price comparison before buying. As ever, with branded items in particular, be sure to check reviews if it's a retailer you've not heard of.

    See our Cheap Glasses page for other deals on specs. 

    • You can use the code more than once, but can only use one code per item, per transaction – so you'll need to make multiple transactions if you want more than one. The code gets you free delivery (norm £4.99) and takes 7-20 working days. Standard lenses are included in the price of the frames, but bifocal or thin lenses cost extra. 

      SpeckyFourEyes says there are good stock levels available, but all frames are subject to availability, so they could still sell out fast if demand is high.

      If you need to contact SpeckyFourEyes about your order, you can do so via this special contact page*

    See all deals: Specky Four Eyes (1 deal)
  • If you go online to glasses retailer Glasses Direct*, you can get a pair of varifocal lens glasses from £49. Simply enter the blagged code MSEVARIFOCAL at the checkout, until 11.59pm on Thu 30 Sep. Delivery's free.

    The code gets you free 'Varifocal Advanced' lenses (norm £49) when you choose a pair of frames priced at £49 or above, plus free delivery. 

    What's more, if you choose a pair of glasses in its 2for1 range, you'll get a second pair with basic lenses free (excluding Boutique). You'll only get the free varifocals on one pair. 

    Here's what to do:

    1. Find frames costing £49 or more. Glasses Direct has a range of frames priced from £49, and you can choose any (including Boutique frames) then click 'Select lenses'.

    2. Choose 'Varifocal Advanced' lenses. You'll be given a list of five different lens options. Select 'Varifocal' and then 'Varifocal Advanced' (it says these cost £49, but once you've entered the code at checkout, this will be taken off). See 'more info' below for other lens options. 

    Select 'clear' for transparent everyday glasses. If you don't want any extras, such as scratch-resistant coatings, you can avoid the extra costs by clicking on 'continue with basic lenses'.

    2. Code gets £49 off, free second pair & free delivery. Once you've selected your lenses, you can either enter your prescription or opt to send it later. Then use the code MSEVARIFOCAL at the checkout by 11.59pm on Thu 30 Sep to get £49 off the varifocal lenses, a free second pair and free delivery. 

    If you don't need varifocals, see our Cheap Glasses page for other glasses deals.

    • With the code, 'Varifocal Elite HD' lenses will cost an extra £30 (norm £79) and 'Varifocal Supreme HD' lenses will cost an extra £50 (norm £99). 

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      The majority of single vision orders are shipped within 7 days from order date, though during busy times this may extend up to 14 days. However if your prescription is more complex or you've chosen extras, it could take longer.

    See all deals: Glasses Direct (3 deals)
  • If you're a new customer to online glasses and contact lens retailer Vision Direct*, enter the MSE Blagged code MSE11 to get 11% off everything on site. Delivery's £2.98. It can't be used with other offers.

    Vision Direct may not always be the cheapest retailer, even with the code, so make sure to always do your own price comparisons.

    See all deals: Vision Direct (1 deal)
  • You can get a complete pair of varifocal glasses for £45 at Asda Opticians*. The price includes value frames, lenses, anti-reflective coating, tints and thinner lenses (if required).

    We compared prices with a number of other opticians, and found that Asda Opticians was the cheapest for varifocal glasses. Always compare prices before you buy though, as you may find a good deal at your local opticians.

    See below for the prices of a complete pair of varifocal glasses elsewhere:

    • Vision Express from £50
    • Glasses Direct from £68
    • Specsavers from £69
    See all deals: Asda (6 deals)
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