Massive US group buying website Groupon has arrived in Australia in the form of With Australian coupon juggernaut Spreets recently sold to Yahoo!7 for big money, Groupon seems to be arriving late on the online coupon revolution in Australia that their global success inspired.

“Stardeals brings buyers and sellers together in a fun and collaborative way,” chief executive officer of Stardeals Alexandra Podeanu says. “We give consumers unbeatable deals while offering businesses an unprecedented and effective form of marketing.”

During its first week serving Sydney and Melbourne, Stardeals’ featured deals include surfing lessons, dance classes and upscale spa treatments. The site will expand to serve eight more territories in coming months.