Get huge discounts on Amazon Prime Day 2016 sale event on July 12 which is like a Black Friday and Cyber Monday in July. Expect huge savings especially for Amazon’s own products such as Kindle and Fire tablets. Just how bis is the Amazon Prime Day? The Prime Day in 2015 brought in $400 million additional revenue for Amazon with worldwide members ordering 398 items per second, exceeding Black Friday records at the time. The catch, you have to be a Prime member to avail of the discounts.
Amazon Prime is the subscription service of Amazon that gives you unlimited two-day shipping, movie and music streaming, and other content for $99 per year. If you will get more than that amount as savings when you shop at Prime Day then it’s worth subscribing to Amazon Prime. The good news, you don’t need to invest just yet since you can get a 30-day Amazon Prime trial which you can already use for the Prime Day sale event. If you’re a college student, you can get a six-month free trial of Amazon Prime Student , after which you can be a member for just $49 which is 50 percent off the regular annual price. If you don’t not like the service, you can just cancel after the trial period.
If you’ve decided to try Amazon Prime, then here’s a few tips on how to get the best deals on Amazon Prime Day 2016.
1. Make a list of the things you want to buy.
Save yourself time and money by making a list of the things you need and want to buy. Do not go shopping just because there’s a sale. You can actually do your Christmas shopping during the Amazon Prime Day if you already have your list. Amazon exclusive products such as Fire tablets for kids are expected to have huge discounts. This week leading to the Prime Day, Amazon is already offering Prime Day Countdown Deals.
2. Compare prices with other online stores.
Except for the exclusive Amazon products, other products can be bought from other online stores and some of them are joining the bandwagon and are also offering discounts this week. It will do you good to check other stores also to make sure you are really getting the best deals on Amazon Prime Day.
3. Use the Amazon app
Download the Amazon app on your phone so that you can easily add products on your shopping or wish list. Through the app, you can be notified when a product on your list goes on sale.
The second annual Amazon Prime Day will be the biggest global Amazon event to date. There are around 100,000 deals exclusively for Prime members across nearly all departments and product categories in ten countries. Surely, there will be something for everyone. Be an Amazon prime member and get huge discounts on Amazon Prime Day!