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Prime Day deals you can take advantage of right now

The savings are coming! The savings are coming!

Jul 12, 2018, 4:08 pm*



Marisa Losciale

Earlier Amazon announced Prime Day 2018 will run from July 16 to July 17, but there’s plenty of Prime Day deals that you can take advantage of now. Not a Prime member? No worries! New members can try Prime for free for 30 days. If you’re a student your trial is good for six months!

For the next two weeks, we’ll be scouring the web for the best bargains so you can score superior savings on things you need most. Make sure you follow our Prime Day coverage for regular and live updates!

The best pre-Prime Day deals

1) Stream dozens of games for free with Twitch

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From now through July 18, you can enjoy hundreds of hours of free gameplay as Twitch Prime gives away a different PC game for free every day. We’re talking well-known titles like Pillars of Eternity and Brutal Legend. But that’s not all! Twitch users will also receive exclusive in-game loot for Warframe and PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS.  And for those of you left in the dark, Twitch is included in your Prime membership.

Price: free with Prime

Sign up here

2) Enjoy three months of Kindle Unlimited for 99 cents and receive a $10 credit

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For the month of July, new Kindle Unlimited subscribers can enjoy the first three months for just 99 cents plus a $10 credit! After that, users can choose to cancel the service or continue for $9.99 a month. And if you’re not familiar with Kindle Unlimited, it combines two of Amazon’s most popular services: Kindle libraries and Audible streaming. So you’ll be able to enjoy books, magazines, and audiobooks across all genres and platforms.

Price: 99 cents for the first three months and then $9.99/mo

Sign up here

3) Save $100 on the Echo Show

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If you’ve been patiently waiting to treat yourself to an Amazon device (or just upgrade your old one), there’s never been a better time to do so. Through July 17, Prime members can take $100 off the Echo Show, which brings everything you love about Alexa to the big (little) screen. This is a Prime exclusive price, though, so don’t expect to see the savings until you go to checkout!

Price: $129.99 (regularly $229.99) 

Buy it here

4) Score four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just 99 cents

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To commemorate Prime Day, Amazon is offering all new users four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just 99 cents. After that, you can choose to cancel the subscription (no questions asked) or continue it for $9.99/month. Similar to other music streaming services, Amazon Music Unlimited allows you access to tens of millions of songs ad-free – even if you don’t have cell service, thanks to offline listening!

Price: 99 cents for the first 4-months, then $9.99/mo

Sign up here

5) Save $30 on your first Amazon Fresh order

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What’s worse than grocery shopping? Grocery shopping in the heat. Seriously, no one wants to schlep heavy bags around, especially under the scorching sun. Luckily, Amazon has a solution: Amazon Fresh delivery services. Just shop Fresh items like you would any other Amazon product, order, and wait for the knock on your door. Who knew food shopping could be that easy?! Best of all, Amazon is giving you $30 off your first order when you spend $100 or more. Just enter code 30FRESH at checkout!

Shop Fresh here

6) Get three months of Audible for 66% off

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If you’re heading out on a road trip (or any kind of adventure, really) this summer, you’ll want an Audible membership. Any touring artist will tell you that there’s only so much music you can listen to before you start to lose it. Keep a tight grip on reality by switching out your playlist for an audiobook. Audible is the world’s largest online library, so there’s guaranteed to be a pick perfect for you. Choose from literature, horror, poetry, A-list celebrities narrating their favorite stories and full-cast performances.

Price: $4.95/mo for the first 3-months, then $14.95/mo 

Sign up here

7) Save up to 20% on Amazon Handmade

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Prime members can save up to 20% on select Handmade items from now through July 17. Additionally, members will also receive exclusive access to Handmade deals on Prime Day!

Price: varies

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8) Take $10 0ff any Prime Pantry order worth $40+

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In celebration of Prime Day, Amazon is offering new Prime members $10 off any Prime Pantry order of $40 or more. Prime Pantry is similar to Amazon Fresh in that you’re getting groceries delivered to your home, but instead of it being fresh items you’ll be picking from nonperishables. Choose from your favorite everyday-size pantry items with exclusive coupons and discounts or try something new. What you do with your savings is up to you – just remember to use promo code PANTRY at checkout.

Shop Prime Pantry here

9) Get an Audible subscription for only $5

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Audible is the online leader for bookworms who get their fix through their ears. It’s the largest library of audiobooks right at your fingertips. From entertainment and inspiration to education, this online library has it all. The Gold membership allows you to receive one book per month for free regardless of price. Plus, if you’re a speed reader, you can purchase any other audiobook for 30 percent off the retail price. To make things even better, every audiobook you download stays in your library. Forever. Even if you switch devices or cancel your membership.

Normally, access to this amazing service runs you $14/month. But for a limited time, you can access the best online library for only $5/month. Get started with a 30-day free trial here.

Sign up here

10) Save on select movies with Prime Video

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As you already know, Prime members receive exclusive savings on select movies and TV shows every day. Well, in honor of Prime Day, Amazon has slashed the prices of popular movies to just $1.99! Titles include Get Out, Tomb Raider, Jumanji and more.

Price: $1.99+

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*First Published: Jul 3, 2018, 11:20 am