Anyone who lives for the thrill of a great discount gird their loins for Amazon Prime Day 2020: better known as the retailer’s biggest shopping day of the year. Every Prime Day, Amazon Prime members can get hundreds of discounts on products from rarely sold brands such as Olaplex, Dyson and Vitamix in the beauty, fashion, fitness, technology and home categories. Amazon Prime Day is one of the best times of the year to buy big ticket tech and household items (in the market for a TV?), Buy an Amazon device (like the Kindle or the Echo Show) for less and shop for other rare lightning deals (limited-time deals that only last a few hours) that pop up throughout the event.
While you can sign up as a Prime member at any point during the sale, we encourage you to sign up as soon as possible to avoid missing out on the early-started deals and yourself for the day (like many of them ) Stand out from the crowd The hard-to-find deals are sure to be short-lived.
Here we’ve put together a quick guide to what to expect as you peruse some of the most sought-after online deals on Amazon Prime Day 2020.
When exactly is Amazon Prime Day 2020?
While the shopping vacation is usually a summer event that happens somewhere in mid-July, this year, given the state of everything, Amazon has announced that Prime Day will happen in early fall: Tuesday, October 13th at 12 p.m. ET through Wednesday, October 14thwith selected offers for early access to selected devices and products available for shopping until the big day.
How can I prepare for shopping until I get by on Prime Day?
Aside from setting multiple alarms to remind you of Amazon Prime Day 2020 on October 13th, there are a number of ways to move your fingers for all of the discounts the occasion has:
1. Download the Amazon app.
You don’t even have to open your laptop to take advantage of the fantastic deals on Prime Day. Shoppers can use the Amazon app and tap “Watch This Deal” to keep an eye on some of their favorite items.
2. Ask Alexa for offers yourself.
If you already have an Echo device, you can ask Alexa about the latest Amazon Prime Day discounts by saying, “Alexa, what are my deals?”
3. Keep your eyes peeled for Amazon badges.
Navigating the Amazon home page on Prime Day can be a nightmare. To separate Prime Day offers from other discounts on the site, Amazon lists eligible items with a blue Prime Day badge so that buyers can more easily identify product discounts.
4. Try Amazon Assistant.
If you’re looking to buy a product on Prime Day but are wondering if you can find a better deal elsewhere, the Amazon Assistant provides comparative information on the items you are most interested in. Amazon Assistant can also flag order updates that are new daily, offers to check out, and offers personalized recommendations on the best items to buy next.
How will Amazon Prime Day be different this year?
Of course, the holiday will look a little different this year due to the pandemic (hence the timing) and as a result you may experience some delays in shipping. More positive is Amazon is Take the opportunity to support small businesses through October 12 by offering $ 10 credit to customers who spend $ 10 or more on items sold by select small businesses in the Amazon store. More details can be found here.
What Are Some Great Amazon Early Deals To Shop Now?
While we still have 14 days until Amazon Prime Day 2020, the retailer usually offers select items for pre-sale shopping that you should keep until October 13th. Currently, members can take advantage of exclusive Prime Day early sales on the Toshiba 43-inch Smart HD 1080p TV and Fire TV Recast, just in time to watch some of your favorite movies and shows (or start something completely new) .
Readers who want to dive into some great readings can also get a huge discount on Amazon’s Kindle subscription, which includes six months of unlimited reading and listening on any device. Plus, anyone who needs (or wants) stylish clothing and accessories should keep an eye out for early Amazon fashion deals. Right now you can get a pair of Cole Haan shoes for up to 35% off.
You will find more updates on Amazon Prime Day as well as our selection of the best items in the areas of fitness, clothing, beauty, technology and household after the official start of sales.