What is Prime day?
In 2015, Amazon celebrated its 20th anniversary by introducing Amazon Prime Day. This first Prime Day was a one-day retail holiday which had sought to compete with Black Friday as the largest sales event of the year. Since then, Amazon Prime Day has grown into a global shopping extravaganza that’s celebrated in 18 countries. People enjoy huge discounts in almost all types of items from this giant online store.
Amazon Prime Day 2019
Due to its massive success for three consecutive years, the length of Amazon Prime Day has been extended up to 48 hours (Last year’s sales lasted for 36 hours). This year, Prime Day 2019 will start at midnight (12 AM PT /3 AM ET) on Monday, July 15 and end at midnight (11:59 PM PT/2:59 AM ET) on Tuesday, July 16. The sales will offer numerous cost-effective and exceptional prices, along with other lightning deals. Therefore, stay alert and keep your eyes open as you wait to capture this year’s best deals.
How Amazon Prime membership works
Amazon Prime membership program gives you unlimited fast shipping (Free 2-day shipping) on all purchases that are eligible for an annual membership fee of $99. Members get to enjoy commercial-free and unlimited instant streaming of thousands of TV shows and movies at no additional cost. Moreover, any Amazon Prime Member who owns a Kindle device has free access to thousands of books from the Kindle Owner’s Lending Library.
If you’re not a member of Amazon Prime, join today to enjoy Amazon Prime Day 2019’s best deals.
Benefits of Buying from Amazon on Prime Day
1. Best Deals: Prime day Vs. Black Friday
Do Amazon Prime Days have better deals than Black Friday? The answer to this is actually, yes. Although this might not be true for all bargains and items sold, a price comparison done by BestBlackFrifay.com in 2018 revealed that 76% of all the shopping deals done on Prime day are better than compared to Black Friday. The study found out that about 70% of Amazon prices in 2018 were better than Black Friday deals.
2. Twitch Sell Out
Amazon has already announced that there will be Prime Day Twitch deals this year. This is where a shopping channel-like stream will showcase the best deals for gamers. Although only Prime members will be able to buy products directly from the stream, non-members will also get to watch the stream on Twitch.
What will be the best Deals on Prime Day?
Are you thinking about buying a Fire TV, Echo, Kindle, Echo Dot, Fire Tablet or Ring Doorbell? If yes, just wait until mid-July. An already announced best deal for this year’s Prime Day is the Toshiba HD 43-Inch Fire TV Edition Smart TV which will sell at $179.99, down from $299.99. Usually, on this day, Amazon discounts a wide variety of items, but most of the best deals are found on Amazon products.
The best-sellers last year were the 23andMe DNA Test, Instant Pot, and LifeStraw personal water filters. You should also expect to get the best deals in Whole Food stores.