Try not to panic, but Amazon is raising the price of Prime for the first time in four years, from $99 per year to $119. The change goes into effect on May 11 for new members, and June 16 for renewing members. This is obviously disappointing, if not surprising given all the benefits Amazon’s added since 2014. But if…
While it doesn’t include any of this year’s nominees, Amazon is running a $2 HD rental sale for a number of best picture nominees from recent Academy Awards, for Prime members only. I’d start with Mad Max Fury Road if you’ve never seen it, then move onto Whiplash, Boyhood, and Nebraska, but feel free to disagree in…
It’s too late for Valentine’s Day, but Amazon’s Prime Surprise Sweets box is back down to $14 today, down from its usual $18, matching an all-time low.
Xenoblade Chronicles II finally comes out on the Switch tomorrow, which means today is your last chance to save 20% by preordering with Prime. Just add the game to your cart, and you should see the $12 discount taken automatically.
Star Wars Battlefront II, complete with a single player campaign, comes out on Friday, and Prime members can preorder a copy for 20% off. Like all of these Prime preorder discounts, you won’t see the savings until you get to the final checkout screen.
Super Mario Odyssey comes out tomorrow (and it’s great!), so here’s a friendly reminder that if you have Amazon Prime, you can preorder it for $12 off (discount shown at checkout).
$20 discounts on Kindle e-readers pop up fairly frequently, but for a limited time, Amazon’s taking at least $30 off every model in the lineup, for Prime members only.
Amazon is trying to keep you and your shopping habits healthy. Spend $25 on pretty much anything from Amazon.com and get 1 free bottle of featured Amazon Elements vitamins or supplements with code PRIMEVITAMIN.
Note: Today is the last day of this sale.
Amazon recently changed the terms on their 20% Prime video game discount benefit: It now only applies to preorders, and doesn’t extend for two weeks beyond release. So if you want to save $12 on Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, which releases tomorrow, you should order it today.
If you have Overwatch and an Amazon Prime Membership, you can get a free in-game Golden Loot Box with a guaranteed legendary item today, plus five extra standard loot boxes, and then five more in October, no grinding required.
Amazon’s new Dash Wand has Alexa built right in, and lets you order groceries and other household goods just by scanning a barcode or using your voice. The best part though? It’s basically free.
If you have any long-neglected home maintenance and upkeep tasks to check off your to-do list, Amazon’s offering a flat 40% off any service booked through Amazon Home Services as part of the Prime Day festivities.
If you live in a city with Amazon’s same-day Prime Now delivery service, but haven’t gotten around to using it yet, they’re running a fantastic promotion for new members to celebrate the lead-up to Prime Day.
You could line up movie nights for the rest of the year with Amazon’s pre-Prime Day video sale. Buy hundreds of digital films for $5 each, and rent hundreds of others for just a buck. This page includes a selection of available titles, but be sure to hit the “See More” links for each category to find the rest.
Chemical Guys makes everything you need to keep your car showroom-spotless, and one of their best bundles is $10 off for Prime members today.
If you’ve never used Amazon Prime to stream video, doing so today will get you a $10 Amazon credit to spend by Prime Day. All you have to do is sign up for a 30 day free Prime trial if you aren’t a member, open up the Amazon Video app on your smart TV, streaming box, or game console, and watch any free movie or TV…
If you have Overwatch and an Amazon Prime Membership, you can get a free in-game Golden Loot Box with a guaranteed legendary item today, plus 10 more standard loot boxes for free later on (five in August, five more in October).
Thanks to an introductory promotion that essentially made it free, Amazon’s Dash Wand became the fastest product to ever join our Bestseller club, meeting the 10,000 sale threshold in just two days.
Update: Today’s the last day you could preorder and reasonably hope to get it on launch day.