Amazon Prime Day is the biggest trade event of the year for the online retailer. Spread over two days in the summer, Prime Day offers limited-time, limited-quantity deals (known as lightning deals) on a wide variety of Amazon-branded apparel, bedding, laptops, headphones, gear, and more. Moreover. You’ll also find hot deals on big-name products that will last throughout the two-day shopping event.
However, there is a catch: to take advantage of the savings made this year, you must be an Amazon Prime member.
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When is Amazon Prime Day 2022?
Amazon has not officially announced the dates for Amazon Prime Day 2022.
Traditionally, Amazon has held its Prime Day event from mid-July until the end. If this lineup is true, it would suggest that Prime Day 2022 will be held on Monday, July 18 and Tuesday, July 19, 2022.
That said, thethe sale took place from Monday June 21 to Tuesday June 22, 2021. This is an unusual time for the sale. If Amazon chooses to repeat the early timing of its Amazon Prime Day 2022 sale, it’s possible Prime Day will fall on Monday, June 20 and Tuesday, June 21, 2022.
Be sure to check back here for the latest info on Amazon Prime Day 2022 dates.
What do you need to participate in Amazon Prime Day?
Amazon Prime Day deals are generally only available to Amazon Prime members. Those who have never been an Amazon Prime member can get a 30 day free trial now.
An Amazon Prime subscription costs $14.99 per month (plus tax) or $139 per year. It includes much more than access to Prime Day deals: you get free two-day shipping on most Amazon products (and free same-day shipping in select regions), access to TV shows and movies on Amazon Prime Videoas well as special offers on Whole Food Market and more.
You can see a full list of Amazon Prime benefits by clicking here. You can sign up for a 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime by clicking the button below.
By the way: if you are not an Amazon Prime member, it is still possible to take advantage of some deal at that time. Big box retailers such as walmart, Target, best buy and Kohls seized on Prime Day to offer their own deals in-store and on their websites, with no subscription required. Expect announcements on these sales after Amazon announces its Prime Day 2022 dates.
What goes on sale during Amazon Prime Day?
There’s no easy answer to the question “what’s on sale during Amazon Prime Day?” Except, perhaps, for this: Many — as in, a lot of stuff is on sale for Amazon Prime Day.
Amazon is keeping its full list of Prime Day deals secret until they go live. That said, many items go on sale consistently from Prime Day to Prime Day.
Expect sales of Amazon-branded products, such as the retail giant’s Alexa-based smart home products, including the echo dot (the #1 Prime Day seller of 2020, by Amazon). It is currently priced at $50.
It also wouldn’t be surprising if Amazon offered discounts on iRobot Roomba 692 breathing machine. In recent years, shoppers have also found great deals on the Instant Pot Multicookerclothes of Adidasvacuum cleaners Dyson, Keurig Coffee Makers and much more.as the
Discounts on the Apple Watch – and other Apple products such as AirPods Pro and MacBook – have also been common over the past few Prime Days. For example, the Apple Watch 3an older but still useful version, has been discounted to $169 for Prime Day 2021.
(If you’re looking for a current Apple Watch deal, check out Amazon now – you can get the Apple Watch Series 7 for less than $350savings of over $50.
And while historically the best deals on new TVs emerged on Black Friday and during Super Bowl season, nowadays you can findfirst day.
Keep an eye on a 65-inch Amazon Fire TV with 4K resolution, may be? Then be sure to check in on Prime Day for a possible deal. And if you can’t wait, then maybe get one now. Amazon currently has the $600 TV on sale for $500.
Here’s how to shop local on Prime Day
Usually one of the best deals to get during Amazon Prime Day is the retail giant’s small business promotion. Amazon hasn’t announced anything about this for Prime Day 2022, but it generally works like this: if you spend $10 at participating small businesses during a Prime Day promotional period, you’ll get $10 Amazon credit to spend during the Prime Day promotional period. shopping event.
No matter the time of year, you can make small and local purchases on Amazon through one of its small and medium business affiliates. You can find the complete list of stores here. The list is searchable by region. It also highlights military-, women-, black- and family-owned businesses.
How to prepare for Amazon Prime Day?
It can be difficult to plan Amazon Prime Day; offers vary from year to year. But there are a few things to keep in mind when looking for the best Amazon Prime Day deals.
For starters: the best discounts usually apply to products from Amazon. It’s a good idea to postpone any purchases of Amazon devices in the month before Prime Day – these are the products most likely to receive a deep discount.
Prime Day is also a smart time to shop for everyday household items, such as electric toothbrushes and small kitchen appliances. These products are usually featured sale items. We’ve seen great deals on coffee (like K-cups), charging cables and other common essentials, including prices that stand out among the best of the year.
But not all Prime Day deals will be good. To be sure, try CamelCamelCamel — this is a site that tracks Amazon prices. Simply paste an Amazon URL into the site’s search bar and you can see year-over-year price history for any Amazon item.
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