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Looks like many of the Amazon Prime Day Deals are now live and ready for the picking! I’m just starting to poke around the site, but see some deals already 100% claimed, or getting close to it, so I wanted to encourage you to hop online if you are in the market for one of these items – especially the electronics!
The catch is you must have Amazon Prime in order to participate in the sale. That is normally $99 per year, but you can do a free 30-day Amazon Prime Trial if you wanted to try out the perks and the sale (just remember to cancel if you don’t want to keep it).
Personally I’m not really in the market for a ton of stuff right now, so all I have bought so far was the $45 Amazon gift card multi-pack that gave will give me a $10 Amazon code to use on a future purchase. That is basically like “free money” to me considering how often we use Amazon, so I’m happy with that purchase even if it isn’t headline making!
If you take advantage of that deal just make sure to enter the promo code “PRIMEGCS” at checkout or click the yellow “Click to apply promo code” button as shown below. After your purchase ships you’ll receive an email containing a code for a $10 promotional credit that can be applied to your Amazon account for items sold and shipped by Amazon.com. Credit is valid through and expires on August 29, 2015.
$25 Amazon Gift Card With Eligible $75 Purchase of Diapers, Baby Products, etc.
If you are in the market for select diapers, baby wipes, household products, etc. you can get a $25 Amazon gift card if you spend $75 in those categories. That can be a pretty good deal, even if it isn’t super exciting – just remember to add the $25 gift card to your cart. If you have hit the required spending amount the $25 will come off the balance due.
Some other deals I came across that might be useful for some travelers include:
Fire HD 7 Kids Edition Tablet – $129, Regularly $189 – this one is almost sold out already
Here are some of the reported sales that will be going on today:
- Fire TV Stick, fastest selling Amazon device of all time, $15 off
- Kindle, $30 off
- Fire HD 7, $60 off
- Fire HD 7 Kids Edition, $60 off
- 32-inch LED TV, $75
- 40-inch 1080p LED TV, $115
- Brand-name 32-inch Smart HDTV, under $200
- 50-inch 4K TV bundle, under $1000
- Bose headphones at the lowest price ever on Amazon
- Chromebook laptop, only $199
- Over 50% off two Nikon COOLPIX cameras
- Highly rated binoculars, under $120
- Two security camera-kits, $279.99
- K’NEX 2-in-1 Ferris Wheel Building Set (Amazon Exclusive), $35.99
- K’NEX Crossfire Chaos Roller Coaster Building Set (Amazon Exclusive), $23.99
- Playskool Heroes Transformers Rescue Bots Optimus Prime Figure (Amazon Exclusive), $9.99
- iRobot Roomba Pet Vacuum Cleaning Robot, under $300
- Husqvarna mower, under $300
- 40 lightning deals on DVDs up to 75% off
- Up to 50% off any of the Harry Potter books
- Save more than 70% on the Divergent Series Complete Box Set of books
- Save up to 70% on select kitchen products from top brands like Cuisinart, KitchenAid, Foodsaver and Thermos
- Save up to 50% on select tools for the DIY auto enthusiast
- Connected Car and Scan Tool products starting at 60% off
- Road-trip-ready automotive products starting at 50% off
- Save more than 50% on Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fountain
- 30% off select clothing, shoes, jewelry, watches & more
- 60% off Amazon Elements Baby Wipes with code ELEMENTS60
- Free luxury beauty sample box with $50 purchase of luxury beauty products, with promo code LUXSAMPLES
- Buy an Amazon.com Gift Card multipack, get $10 in Amazon.com promotional credit
- Get 25% bonus Amazon Coins when you buy 5,000 or 10,000 Amazon Coins
- Prime Now will also offer deals in the six cities where the service is offered
Remember you can pay with Amazon gift cards you purchased with rewards credit cards at retailers that pay out a bonus on those rewards cards. You can also go through cash back sites like Top Cash Back to earn up to 6.6% cash back in qualifying Amazon categories (like Shoes, Handbags & Wallets, Beauty & Grooming, Baby and Amazon Local). That’s the highest payout I saw this morning, but you can use Cash Back Monitor to compare lots of cash back sites at once.
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