Amazon's July 16 Prime Day will spill over into second day

Amazon's July 16 Prime Day will spill over into second day

Troy Powers
July 4, 2018

Prime members pay an annual membership rate of $119 per year, or $12.99 per month. You can click the "Watch this Deal" button on any deal that's more than 10 minutes away to add it to your "Watching" list.

Last year, the best-selling product on Prime Day in the United Kingdom was the Oral B Smart Series electric toothbrush. Going through the entire sale can be a frustrating task, but we'll help you out with that.

We'll be sifting through the offers on July 16 to highlight the promotions that are worth your while. All deals exclusive to Prime Day will have a blue tag on them letting you know that they'll expire at the end of the 36-hour period.

What do you hope to score out of Prime Day? Track your Prime Day orders with Alexa.

On Sunday 15 July, Amazon will host a so-called unboxing at a secret location in London with a host of exclusive entertainment experiences for all the family.

They include three months free trial for Discovery, Shudder, BFI and MGM video channels, four months AMU (Amazon Music Unlimited) individual plan for 99p and a bounty for every qualifying Prime free trial sign-up.

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Another major product category that gets the most attention is smartphones. But even if you miss it, Amazon tends to discount its hardware at least once a month.

What tips can get me the best deals?

Amazon has a few early offers online for Prime subscribers. If you have the money to spend, you might as well score some great deals and stimulate the economy, right? Whole Foods will also be involved in Prime Day this year with deals and offers at all us stores, after being acquired by Amazon a year ago. If you're planning to get a Fire tablet, Fire TV, or an Echo, you may want to check out Amazon.

According to the company, Prime Day 2018 will feature 50% more Spotlight Deals and over "one million deals globally". This is exclusive to Prime members but of course, anyone can take advantage of the offers and discounts. The various Amazon Brands are running deals today as well, including AmazonBasics and various home and clothing brands. The app lets you get "sneak peek" advance notice of deals and sign up for alerts. Taking a page from rival Alibaba, which hosts its Singles Day shopping event in China, Amazon in 2015 created the shopping holiday in mid-summer, one of the slowest times of the year.

On the day of the sale, we'll be scanning all the deals to bring you the best ones available.