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When is Amazon Prime Day?

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Ready to shop the most magical internet shopping day of the year? Say hello to Amazon October Prime Day. Markdowns on everything from home goods and electronics like the Kindle to beauty tools will be available this fall.

Now is the time to splurge on that fun weird stuff sitting in your Amazon wishlist, frequently repurchased household items like detergent and big-ticket finds such as TVs and tablets. As a bonus, those who sign up for Prime don’t just get free shipping and exclusive savings—Amazon TV shows and movies are included with membership.

What Is Amazon Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day is like the retailer’s Black Friday, only better. With hundreds of deals expected to drop in early October, shoppers can stock up on swimsuits, blue light glasses and other must-haves for less.

When is Amazon October Prime Day 2023?

While Amazon has yet to announce the dates for the Amazon October Prime Day 2023, last year’s October Prime Day took place on October 11 and 12. We anticipate that the event will be similar to summer’s Prime Day, with Prime-exclusive savings taking place over a 48-hour period. Expect to see an influx of Amazon coupons, plus prices slashed on bestsellers across all categories.

Can I get a free Amazon Prime membership?

Shoppers with Prime memberships (or who signed up for a free 30-day trial) will be able to score up to 70% off popular products from all categories. Plus, those who sign up get to enjoy other great Prime benefits that come with the subscription (like fan-favorite funny Amazon movies and TV shows).

What retailers offer the best Prime Day alternatives?

We expect Prime Day alternative sales from places like Walmart and Target to be announced around the same time as the Amazon’s October Prime Day. Stay tuned to shop the savings!

Tips for finding the best Prime Day deals

Prime Day deals offer discounts of up to 70% off. Combine the markdowns with other Amazon money-saving tips for deep discounts across the site! Check the retailer’s money-saving sections to score epic deals ahead of the Amazon’s October Prime Day 2023.

Best Amazon October Prime Day 2023 deals

Samsonite Winfield 2 Hardside Luggage
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Samsonite Winfield 2 luggage

Don’t dash through the airport without the Samsonite Winfield 2—save 44% by snagging it ahead of Amazon October Prime Day. Apart from the sleek design, this luggage features a smaller spinner that meets major airport guidelines for carry-ons. Pack away a computer or laptop, and easily fish it out when the plane takes off. Frequent jet setters are prepared for any trip with this sturdy suitcase.

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Bissell Crosswave Pet Pro
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Bissell Crosswave Pet Pro

As animal enthusiasts, we at Reader’s Digest love a good vacuum for pet hair. The Bissell Crosswave Pet Pro takes this a step further with the inclusion of dry and wet mess capabilities. Do double duty by mopping and vacuuming all in one single push. It beats doing two separate chores, especially when you can snag the Crosswave at a savings of $60.

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BedJet 3

The Editor-loved Bed Jet 3 takes cooling bedding to a new level, and it’s currently 33% off. Bed Jet’s biggest draw is the cooling and heating system built into the device. This app-powered system eliminates nightly hot flashes and provides moisture-dissipating comfort all night long. Temperature controls on the included app make it easy to set a specific temperature or cycle through different temperatures throughout the night for ultimate customization.

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Apple Airpods
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Apple AirPods

Apple AirPod deals aren’t a rarity, but a 23% markdown for Amazon’s October Prime Day 2023 puts these coveted pods under $100. That’s a deal worth celebrating! Pop them in during the morning commute or while winding down with an audiobook. These wireless headphones boast crystal-clear sound and ample battery life, making them well worth the sale price.

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Neutrogena Rapid Firming Face Serum
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Neutrogena rapid firming face serum

Made with firming collagen, zero fragrance and hydrating amino acids, this Neutrogena serum boosts skin’s elasticity and hydration in one simple step. Skincare is easy when you invest in the right one-and-done beauty products. At a savings of 66%, it’s difficult to beat this inexpensive find.

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Tommy Bahama Cotton Comforter Set
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Tommy Bahama cotton comforter set

Pair those cooling bed sheets with an all-season comforter set from Tommy Bahama. It’s currently available at an unbelievable $160 discount! A super soft feel, lightweight, breathable construction and shams with easy back closures round out this gorgeous set. Snuggle underneath this cozy comforter all year round—it’s an investment that keeps on giving.

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Shark robot vacuum

When it’s time to choose the best robot vacuums, Shark is always included. Unlike canister vacuums, the Alexa-compatible Shark robot vacuum is almost fully self-automated thanks to a self-docking base, automatic dirt-emptying and row-by-row cleaning capabilities. Save time on cleaning with this handy helper—it’s $170 off for Amazon Prime Day 2023.

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Emily Way
As Associate Shopping Editor of Sales and Deals, Emily helps readers find the lowest prices on the best products. An enthusiastic shopper, Emily is always on the lookout for the biggest bargains. When she’s not searching through flash sales, you can usually find her reading mystery novels or cuddling with cats.