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Amazon Prime Day 2023: tips to find the best deals and save money

One of Amazon’s dizzying number of sales days is beginning shortly. The exclusive event for Amazon Prime customers will take place on July 11 and 12.

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This summer, Amazon’s big annual event returns- Amazon Prime Day 2023- which will take place on July 11 and 12. During these two days, you will be able to get the best offers directed exclusively at Prime customers. Here are the best tips to take advantage of the discounts of this campaign.

What is Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day is a 48-hour sale (from 12 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11, until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday the 12th) during which customers can enjoy some of the lowest prices on all types of products and in the most popular categories: technology, home, fashion, beauty, personal care and more.

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The exclusive event for Amazon Prime customers will take place on July 12 and 13.

What benefits does Amazon Prime include?

Amazon Prime Day can only be enjoyed by customers subscribed to the Amazon Prime program, so it is essential to be subscribed to this service to take advantage of the offers. A Prime membership costs $14.99 per month, or $139 per year if you pay annually.

The advantages of the subscription are not exclusive to this campaign. You also get free and fast shipping from one to three days during the validity period of the membership. If you have never been registered in the program, you can enjoy a trial period of 30 days for free and without commitment.

Amazon Prime users have access to all the content of the Prime Video video-on-demand service, with series and movies to watch on all devices. The subscription also includes Amazon Music and Prime Reading, a selection of eBooks to read on your Kindle, tablet, mobile or computer. You can also access Amazon Photos, an unlimited storage space in the cloud to save your photos.

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What deals will there be on Amazon Prime Day?

Although Prime Day deals are not revealed ahead of the day of the event, all devices found on Amazon can usually be found with big discounts. Among the most sought-after gadgets tend to be the media player Fire TV Stick, the smart speaker Echo Dot and the eBook reader Kindle Paperwhite.

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Kindle Paperwhite is a popular choice on Amazon Prime day.

Tips for taking advantage of Amazon Prime Day discounts

Subscribe to Amazon Prime

The only way to enjoy Prime Day deals is to be an Amazon Prime customer. If you are wary of commitment, you can avail of the free trial period of 30 days and take advantage of discounts.

Compare prices

Most Prime Day discounts are the best of the year. However, it is still best to compare prices in other stores, and also look through Amazon history. For this you have available free tools such as Camelcamelcamel, through which you can check a product’s price history.

Prime day notifications

You can watch for the upcoming deals you’re interested in by visiting the Prime Day page and selecting Watch this deal. If you have the Amazon app you can also sign up for push notifications to be notified five minutes before the deals start.

Helping small businesses

To make it easier to find small brands, Amazon has put a new Small Business Badge on the site. If you are unwilling to pay money to a company that is regularly criticized for poor workplace practices, this could be an option.

Lightning deals

Lightning Deals can be found throughout Amazon, and are available on the Today’s Deals or Prime Day page. Those deals are available for only one per customer.