I read some months ago that a new ‘Specsaver’ type of Opticians had opened a branch in Bordeaux. But now I want to try them I can’t find out any details at all - I don’t remember the chain’s name. Can anyone help, please?
Is this the post you are referring to?
The last few months have been expensive ones in our household. James, myself and the middle daughter have all needed glasses. This was a first for all of us so we toddled off to the local opticians, prescriptions in hand and nearly fell over when we saw the prices.
As a trip back to the UK and Specsavers (or even the pound shop) wasn’t on the cards, we eventually settled on Leclerc as they were slightly cheaper, offered a second pair for one euro extra and gave cash back on my loyalty card. My bog standard reading glasses cost 190€, James’s were 246€ and Tilly’s were an eye watering 296€. Ouch! Even with a generous mutuelle which refunded 100€ per person, we were still left with a massive bill. Double ouch.
Tilly needs to wear hers all the time and it quickly became apparent that she really needed a pair of prescription sunglasses. I was fully prepared to not eat for the next month when James came across a chain of stores called Lunettes Pour Tous. They have bra…