Buying Noise Cancelling Headphones - How Much Should You Spend?

Looking to buy a pair of noise-cancelling headphones? We've put together some helpful tips to maximise your savings.

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Types of Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Passive Noise Cancellation: uses the headphones’ design/materials to block out noise, similar to ear defenders. Most headphones have at least some level of this. Passive Noise Cancellation on its own is usually less expensive but also less effective than Active.

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I joined MyVoucherCodes as a Deal Expert, searching the web and sourcing the best deals, discount codes and sales to benefit our readers. I decided to combine these money-saving skills with my love of writing and become an Editor, sharing what I have learned to help you get the most out of your money. As a student for four years, I understand the need to budget and get more for less.  As well as providing budget-friendly advice here at MVC, I have written money-saving works for well-known publications such as The Sun and Pick Me Up!

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