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For the past week or so, Amazon has been marketing July 15th as one of their best sale days ever and “with more deals than Black Friday.” They are saying that they’ll be offering exclusive deals on electronics, toys, video games, movies, clothing, patio, lawn and garden, sports, outdoor items, and more. But, to take advantage of these offers you must be an Amazon Prime member.
Typically a Prime membership costs $99 year, but Amazon allows you to sign up for a 30-day trial for free. This means you can take advantage of “Prime Day” even if you are not currently an Amazon Prime member.
- Amazon Prime Trial – free 30 day trial
- Amazon Mom Trial – free 30 day trial
- Amazon Student Trial – free 6 month trial! (Amazon Student rates are only $49 – all you need is a .edu email address which anyone can set up at a local community college – with this membership you cannot share it with other people)
I’ve personally been an Amazon Prime member for years and find it worthwhile. We actually share the membership with my brother-in-law so that helps decrease the yearly cost as well. I love the convenience and enjoy receiving free 2-day shipping on many items.
I’m interested in seeing what this big “Prime Day” brings and if there are any earth shattering deals, I’ll be sure to write about them. In the meantime, if you think you might be interested in taking advantage of these deals, I suggest setting up a trial account now. You can always cancel within 30 days.