Aldi brings back $69.99 cult favourite weighted blanket Special Buy

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Aldi weighted blanket
Aldi has brought back the fan favourite weighted blanket for their Special Buys next Wednesday, August 4. Photo: Aldi

Aldi is making dreams come true once again after announcing their cult favourite weighted blanket will be making a return in next Wednesday's Special Buys.

The blankets have previously sold out within minutes, so if you're keen to grab one, you better be quick!

The $69.99 weighted blanket will hit stores on Wednesday, August 4 as part of Aldi's Bedroom Refresh range.


The range also includes a mattress in a box which starts from $149 to $299, an ultra-premium 1000 thread count fitted sheet set from $79.99 to $89.99, luxe slippers, pyjamas and gown from $5.99 to $16.99 and a pillowcase and eye mask set for $39.99.

Aldi is also selling a mattress in a box that starts from $149. Photo: Aldi
Aldi is also selling a mattress in a box that starts from $149. Photo: Aldi

According to Healthline, weighted blankets help people with anxiety, insomnia and other conditions as the extra weight mimics a therapeutic technique called deep pressure stimulation which relaxes the nervous system.

When the blankets went on sale last year, they were known to sell out within minutes, angering some Facebook users who missed out.

On the off chance any of the Special Buys are delayed, you can find out here.

However, there is bad news for Sydney, as select special buys won't be sold in areas in lockdown, which includes all of Greater Sydney, Wollongong, Central Coast, Shellharbour on the NSW south coast and the Blue Mountains.

"As the lockdown continues, we have expanded our measures to protect our customers," Aldi Australia confirmed to Yahoo Lifestyle in a statement.

"By analysing historic sales data, we are removing a range of high-demand Special Buys, like weighted blankets, TVs and outdoor furniture, from our Wednesday and Saturday on-sale dates in stores located in NSW lockdown areas. We will be communicating the products each week to our customers.

"We understand that specific Special Buys drive increased demand and we believe pulling these offers will reduce the reason for someone to leave their home outside of the need to do essential shopping. "

If you're keen to nab a weighted blanket, but miss out on Aldi's, here are some other options for you:

Adult's weighted blanket - Calming Blankets, normally $299, now $189

Calming Blankets
Photo: Calming Blankets

11kg weighted blanket - Adairs, normally $239.99, now $139.99

Photo: Adairs

Weighted blanket + Oodie - Oodie, normally $268, now $134

Photo: Oodie
Photo: Oodie

11kg weighted blanket - Kogan, $69,99

Photo: Kogan
Photo: Kogan

Prices current at time of publishing.

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