This Nespresso coffee machine is 40% off on eBay right now

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There was a time when I lived – no, flourished – on instant coffee. Not only was it cheap and easy to use, but it was just there. Far from being a coffee snob, things changed when I started having coffee with my colleagues on a regular basis. Suddenly I wasn’t ordering mocha anymore because my caffeine gateway and homemade instant coffee started looking pretty dull in comparison.

Anyone addicted to coffee knows how hard it is to get out of bed without that caffeine fix waiting for you in the kitchen. While I’m not ready to give up a cheeky social coffee run with my co-workers, a coffee machine is a great idea for anyone who wants to save a little time and money.

The instant still does the job, but there were two reasons why investing in a coffee machine was a good idea: firstly, I could enjoy a nice cup of coffee as soon as I woke up; and second, I could reduce the amount of coffee I buy each day by brewing it at home.

The Nespresso Vertuo Plus coffee machine is currently on sale here on eBay Australia for $269.40 (was $449). But if you want to know more about how this coffee machine works and can make you a great cup of coffee, then read on.

What can this Nespresso Vertuo Plus coffee machine do?

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In this pack, you will find the Vertuo Plus coffee machine, an Aeroccino3 milk frother and a tasting kit of 12 capsules to taste as soon as it arrives.

Whether you prefer a straight shot of black in the morning or a full-fledged cappuccino, this coffee maker accommodates five different cup sizes. But that’s not all, it can also brew up to 26 different coffee blends and uses capsule barcode recognition to produce the best extraction results.

But perhaps our favorite part about this little package is that it comes with a milk frother, which automatically elevates any cup of coffee at home. Although you don’t have to froth your milk, you absolutely must should if you want an experience as close to a cafe as possible.

Frothed milk is frothier, fluffier and creamier to drink. This is what makes the difference between a cappuccino and a flat white.

Using the Aeroccino3 is super simple, all you have to do is pour your milk and press the button. The experience only takes a minute, so you can set it up while your Vertuo Plus machine extracts coffee from the pod.

Buy the Nespresso Vertuo Plus coffee machine on sale here for $269.40 (was $449).

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