The Amazon Prime Day, an annual Prime Party shopping event, takes place on July 1
We are still two weeks away from the grand midsummer sale event promotions have already begun, there are some things you can do to get the best deals for you and your family. Here's how to make sure you're a pro at Amazon before Prime Day.
Share Your Prime Benefits
It is not necessary to pay the full price for multiple Prime accounts in your household if someone already has one. You can share with another adult and even give access to your children (the children need your permission for all purchases). You get the same benefits as free next day or second day delivery and prime video streaming.
Using a 30-Day Trial
If you only want to use Amazon for the Prime Day promotions, sign up for the 30-Day Trial. They have the same benefits as Prime users for the entire trial period. You can cancel at any time after Prime Day is over to avoid membership fees. Set up a calendar reminder if you want to cancel.
On the waiting list
It is typical that a popular item with a nice sales label is quickly added to the cart. However, buyers have 15 minutes to place their order. If not, the item will be removed from your cart. To secure your seat for the next available item, you must join the waiting list group. Check again while waiting to see if the item is available.
You can also sign up for notifications on Amazon so you do not miss any of the Prime Day promotions.
Check Price History Before You Buy
Check the price history of the item you want to buy to make sure you're getting the best deal. You can use a website like Camelcamelcamel or Keepa to track the price history of every item you want to buy. The websites will even notify you when the price drops. You can also check PriceBlink to see if prices are cheaper in another store.
Get a Student or Medicaid Discount
If you're a student or have Medicaid, you can get a discount on Amazon Prime. So instead of paying $ 13 every month, you pay $ 6. You must confirm your authorization by submitting the relevant documents. If you are a student, you can scan a copy of your certificate or student ID. For the Medicaid discount, enter your EBT number and send a picture of the card – or send your Medicaid documentation.
Consider the Amazon Credit Card
Sign in to Amazon for the credit card to make a big purchase. You can earn 5% cashback with a purchase from Amazon, but you also need a Prime membership. There is no annual credit card charge and the limit is unlimited.
Skip Two-Day Shipping
Amazon offers you rewards if you opt for free shipping at the checkout instead of the standard two-day shipping. After adding a qualifying item to your shopping cart, the shipping options will be displayed. One-day delivery, Amazon Day Delivery and instant shipping. The rewards vary depending on the item selected. You can redeem your rewards for digital items like music, eBooks and apps.
Find more information about the Amazon Prime Day 2019 here: Find the best deals on kitchen appliances, televisions, media streamers and gaming devices.
] Originally published on June 29, 2019. Updated June 30 .