Ready, Set, Shop! Amazon Prime Day 2017 Deals

If you think Black Friday is the only day to get screaming deals, you haven’t shopped Amazon Prime Day. Set the alarm on your phone for
9 pm EST tonight, July 10th when the shopping and sales begin. Then every five minutes for the next 30 hours, new deals will roll out.

So, check back often!

Here’s your crash course on shopping Amazon Prime Day sales.

Prime Products

According to Amazon, there will be hundreds of thousands of deals on everything Prime including merchandise, music, reading and videos. For example, Prime members can sign up for 4 months of unlimited music for 99 cents. There will also be Prime Day Spotlight Deals with sales on top brands, popular items and super discounts that will go on until the stock is gone. Use the Amazon App to shop and set up alerts. Simply go to the “Today’s Deals” section and click on “Upcoming’. You will be able to see all the deals 24 hours before they go live. Click “Watch this deal” and the app will alert you when the deal is beginning.

Prime Shipping

As far as shipping, most Prime deliveries are within 2 days with free shipping. If you find a deal on Amazon’s Prime Now platform you may get same-day delivery, depending on where you live. Some orders can be delivered within an hour. For first-time Prime Now customers, you can receive $10 off your first and second order with the code “10PRIMEDAY”.

Alexa is Your New Best Friend

For Prime members with an Alexa-enabled device, you will be able to get exclusive Alexa Prime Day voice shopping deals. You may also be able to get a $10 credit on a $20 Alexa deal.

Add a Smile to Your Shopping

Make your purchases through and on qualifying items, a percentage of your sale will go to a charity of your choice. The items are the same price as regular prime prices.

Worth the Wait

If the items you want to purchase comes up “100%” claimed”, you can click on “Join Waitlist” on the product page. Should additional items come back in stock, you will be notified via your mobile device.

Try It for Free

You do have to be an Amazon Prime member but right now Amazon is offering a free 30-day trial. After that, it is $99 a year. Student can qualify for a 6-month free trial.