Best Buy Canada is selling this Cosco Funsport Play Yard (Brown/Red/Orange) for just $39.99, which is 50% off the original price of $89.99. As the Cosco Play Yard is over $25, it qualifies for free shipping as well.
Future Shop has the same deal on as they are twin stores, but I have a very good reason to blog the deal from Best Buy. Best Buy Canada has a secondary deal on right now where, if you purchase $50 or more worth of toys (and this play yard is somehow included in that), you will receive a free Words With Friends Race Board Game valued at $9.99. You need to add that game to your cart of are buying $50 worth and want the game for free.
This play yard is exceedingly difficult to find in Canada for price comparison purposes. An eBay seller is offering the Cosco Play Yard for $69.99 with free shipping across Canada right now. There is also an Amazon Marketplace seller asking $87.40 plus $47.25 shipping! I checked out prices in the USA and the cheapest I could find was $39.40 US on rollback at Walmart.com (different print) but the regular price was more around $49.50 US to $55.99 US. With the current exchange rate, you are still getting a better deal at Best Buy (not to mention duty).
I asked my colleague Brooke what she thought of this deal as I am not too familiar with children’s accessories and this one is so hard to find in Canada. She said:
That’s good! I am not particularly fond of the brand, but the price is great especially if you are just using it for sleep overs at the in laws or something
She also pointed out that other brands, like Graco, tend to be much more expensive for similar units.
If you are on a budget and need a great little play pen (as they used to be called in my days), then this is the unit for you. The colours are a nice neutral and perfect for either gender. The floorboard is padded for comfort and safety. There are four mesh panels so you can always see your little one as well. The playpen also features wheels so you can easily glide the play yard from room to room when baby is sleeping. A carry bag is included so you can transport the pen for family visits or travel.
(Expiry: 8th January 2015)