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Nab a huge $50 off Bose QC45 noise-cancelling over-ear wireless headphones

Noise cancelling headphones: Bose QuietComfort 45
(Image credit: Bose)

Long-haul flights are back on the menu for 2022 and, if you really want to block out that persistent jet engine thrum, you're going to need a pair of over-ear noise-cancelling headphones. The Bose QuietComfort 45 are some of the best in the game; Bose invented noise-cancelling tech (for pilots landing aircraft), so it's hardly surprising it implements it exceedingly well.

And the best bit? Right now, you can snag a pair for 15 per cent off their recommended retail price at Amazon. 

Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones now $279 at Amazon

Bose QC45 headphones $327

Bose QC45 headphones $327 $279 (save $50) at Amazon
With hard-to-beat effective noise cancellation, a 24-hour battery life and a truly comfortable build, if you're looking for a deal on your next long-haul flight companion, you may have just found it. 

As we said in our four-star review, if you want a set of wireless over-ear headphones you can put on, deploy noise-cancelling and largely extinguish the outside world for up to 24 hours, the Bose QC 45 has the edge over most of the competition at the price – even the Award-winning Sony WH-1000XM4.

If you want a more tailored headphone experience – ie. an auto-pause function when you remove them or sound EQ adjustment – you might be better holding out for another pair, and it's worth noting that there's no aptX support, but if you simply want a top saving on good quality Bose cans that cancel noise very effectively indeed, this is a deal not to be sniffed at... 

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Becky has been a full-time staff writer at What Hi-Fi? since March 2019. Prior to gaining her MA in Journalism in 2018, she freelanced as an arts critic alongside a 20-year career as a professional dancer and aerialist – any love of dance is of course tethered to a love of music. Becky has previously contributed to Stuff, FourFourTwo, This is Cabaret and The Stage. When not writing, she dances, spins in the air, drinks coffee, watches football or surfs in Cornwall with her other half – a football writer whose talent knows no bounds.