Monday, July 11, 2016

Amazon Prime Day 2016: Deals, Sales, And Amazon Prime Free Trial

Amazon Prime Day 2016

Tuesday, July 12, 2015, is Amazon Prime Day - a day when the online retail giant pretends it is Christmas in July with sales, deals, and offers that it touts are better than Black Friday.

The second-annual Prime Day will feature deals across nearly all departments and categories, ensuring there will be something for everyone. Members in the U.S. can shop starting at midnight PT. 

Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial

To participate in Prime Day, sign-up or start a free trial of Prime on or before July 12 by visiting

Amazon Prime includes unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on more than 30 million items across all categories, unlimited Free Same-Day Delivery on more than a million items in 27 metro areas, and one and two-hour delivery with Prime Now on tens of thousands of items available in more than 25 metro areas. 

Amazon Prime members also have access to unlimited streaming of tens of thousands of movies and TV episodes with Prime Video, more than one million songs and thousands of curated playlists and stations with Prime Music, early access to select Lightning Deals all year long, free secure, unlimited photo storage with Prime Photos and one free pre-released book a month with Kindle First.

$10 discount on first Amazon order using Alexa

Amazon is offering all Prime members $10 off one purchase using Alexa. Between July 8 and July 12, a $10 discount will be applied to customers' first eligible order over $20, including Prime Day spotlight deals or exclusive Alexa deals, accessed through the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or Amazon Tap. Also starting today, members can buy these exclusive deals using Alexa. Just say:

“Alexa order a drone” and get a Dromida Kodo UAV Quadcopter for $25 (38% off, through July 12 or while supplies last)

“Alexa order a griddler” and get a Cuisinart 5-in-1 Griddler for $40 (47% off, through July 12 or while supplies last)

“Alexa order an Amazon Tap” and get an Amazon Tap for $79 (39% off, today only, while supplies last)

“The day has come where you no longer have to visit a screen to shop. I can be standing in my kitchen, when I realize I am almost out of coffee and simply say, ‘Alexa, order Starbucks coffee’ and it shows up at my door within two days.” said Assaf Ronen, Vice President Voice Shopping. “Our Alexa speech science engineers have made something so incredibly challenging appear effortless to customers. And so we are excited for Prime members to try it. Today through Prime Day, they will receive $10 off one purchase with Alexa.”

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