I was in desperate need of new eye glasses and a new prescription. I hate spending money on glasses and up until several years ago, I just bought them (for hundreds of dollars) at the optometrist after my appointment and called it good.
Gone are the days of frivolous eye wear spending, so YAY for deals and online savings!
Whether I am needing new glasses for the kiddos or for myself, I want to find the best deals. No sense in paying $400 for a pair of glasses when you can get them for $6.95 + shipping.
Yep, I paid $11.90 for this pair of glasses including shipping and NOT using my insurance.
How to Find Online Deals on Prescription Eyeglasses
These are all good, and you’ll want to check each for current deals before committing.
What is SUPER cool? On each of these websites you are able to upload a photo of yourself to get an idea what they will look like ON YOU when you receive them. How cool is that?!
You’ll need your current prescription from the optometrist, which will include all of the information you need to order. Everything from your pupil measurements to the actual prescription number for each eye will be right there.
I ordered these glasses on July 26th from Zenni Optical and used standard shipping. I received them on August 1st. Now THAT is quick! Keep in mind they said it could take up to 21 days to receive them (but of course mine didn’t take nearly that long).
They have dozens of $6.95 eyeglasses for both women and men (and children too!) and shipping is $4.95 – no matter how many pair you buy.
These are perfect for watching TV in bed or for driving or for reading… you name it. Also, if you go through this link (yes, my referral link) you’ll get a code that will ALSO take $5.00 off your first order. Hello cheap glasses!
I also used code FREEAR and got the standard anti-reflective coating on my lenses for F*R*E*E. Not sure how long that goes, but hey! Worth a shot. (if it doesn’t work please let me know via comment so I can fix it ~thanks!)
Coastal Contacts doesn’t sell only contacts, I ordered a pair of prescription eyeglasses through them (the last pair I bought) and I was pleasantly surprised! I paid $16.80 for them after shipping. I feel like these are more “adult” but they have kids glasses as well.
You’ll want to check their deals page for free shipping offers – or your first pair free offers. You’ll save big either way!
39 Dollar Glasses
I have not personally ordered from 39 Dollar Glasses, but I have heard positive reviews from several folks. One thing I like is the free shipping on any order including contact lenses. Seems pretty sweet, and $39 still isn’t horrible for a pair of prescription eyeglasses either!
Have you ordered from a company not listed here? I’d love to hear about other options, and remember to check each of these websites for current promotions before you buy.
By utilizing these tools, you could save hundreds.
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