Eyeglasses and contact lenses discounts
With holiday sales flooding the airwaves, why not score extra savings on your next pair of eyeglasses, sunglasses or order of contact lenses, too?
We've updated our offers page with savings from our partners, and I, a former managing editor at CreditCards.com, will show you some tips to stack your savings.
If you're buying eyeglasses from online sites like EyeBuyDirect or Ray-Ban.com, check your Amex Offers. As an American Express cardholder, you often can save a chunk at select eyewear retailer sites just by paying with your Amex card (as opposed to other credit cards).
For example, now through the end of 2019, if you spend $70 or more at EyeBuyDirect, you will get $20 cash back with your Amex Offer-linked American Express card.
If you spend $150 or more on some Ray-Ban shades, you will get $30 back by linking the Amex Offer and paying with your American Express card.
If Ray-Ban sunglasses aren't your style, Sunglass Hut is offering the same spend $150, get $30 back, with its own Amex Offer. Expiration date also is Dec. 31, 2019.
You can stack even more savings by adding Honey or other cash-back apps to your browser or phone.
Go through your airline's shopping portal to shop for eyeglasses online, and you may be able to earn points or miles with your purchase.
Oh, and don't forget to use your vision insurance benefits to cut your eye exam, eyeglasses and contact lenses costs. And if you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account, use those funds to maybe afford progressive lenses or a more fashionable or style frame.
How do these savings stack up?
1. Check your Amex Offers (or similar bonus savings programs on your other credit cards) and link any eyewear offers to your card.
2. Use the links to eyewear offers below or go to your favorite eyewear retailer through your airline shopping portal and then find the discounts page on the retailer's site.
3. Shop for your glasses, sunglasses or contact lenses.
4. Fill your shopping cart and check Honey or a similar service for additional savings.
5. Pay with your Amex Offer-linked card or other bonus cash back-linked credit card.
Add up your discounts and save some (or lots) of green on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Let the savings apps and your credit cards save you even more money on your next pair of glasses, sunglasses or contact lenses.
Get your eyewear special offer or coupon promo code below:
Coastal (for contact lenses)
Take advantage of the buy one, get one, give one deal with code BOGO, plus free shipping on orders $49+ with code SHIP49. You'll also find discounts on glasses, sunglasses and lens upgrades on the same page.
Essilor of America
Essilor Next Gen Offer . When you buy the latest generation of Transitions with select Essilor lenses, you can choose a second pair of clear lenses for free.
Get 40% to 50% off eyewear from 80+ top brands, or get 50% off prescription lenses and add-ons with code GIFT50. Additional promotions, including free 2-day shipping on all Costa Rx sunglasses (in case you waited until the last-minute for a gift for dad), also are available.
Holiday deals include 40% off lenses with a frames purchase , plus 40% off additional pairs with a complete pair purchase. LensCrafters is a participating retailer in AARP Vision Discounts provided by EyeMed, where members save 30% on complete pairs of eyeglasses (frames and lenses) .
Get 3 pairs of readers for $30 + free shipping during the Readers.com Green Monday sale. Use code MIX30 at checkout; offer ends 12/10/2019. Receive 25% off your first order with code WELCOME and get free shipping on U.S. orders over $30.
Free CRT screening coupon. Find out if you're eligible for non-surgical CRT, which provides great daytime vision without glasses or contacts.
Get a 3-month supply of MacuHealth for just $75. These nutritional supplements help enhance vision and reduce your risk of developing age-related macular degeneration.
Save $2 on TheraTears Dry Eye Therapy products, a unique science-based therapy designed to be used together.
Cataract Surgery Information Kit
Receive a free information kit that discusses all aspects of cataract surgery.
Free Low Vision Guide and product catalog, including reading magnifiers, electronic magnifiers and more.
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