Shop Amazon Prime Day Deals 2020 Like a Pro!

by Ashley

How Do I Prepare for Amazon Prime Day?

Prime Day is almost here! If you’re looking for the best Amazon Prime Day 2020 deals, here’s what you need to know!

When is Amazon Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day 2020 is October 13 – October 14. The Prime member exclusive holiday lasts for 48 hours, making it Amazon’s longest Prime Day ever. 

Hands down, Prime Day is the best day of the year to save BIG on everything you need for your home.

Why? Amazon Prime Day is Amazon’s biggest sales event of the year where they offer better-than-Black-Friday deals!

You’ll be able to follow this page LIVE throughout the sale event to stay updated on all of the best deals. #booyah

How do I prepare for Amazon Prime Day?

To make the most of the Amazon prime membership deals on Prime Day, there’s a few things you need to do:

1. Sign up for an Amazon Prime Membership

Amazon Prime Day deals are for Prime Members only! If you are not a Prime Member, you need to sign up in order to participate in the sale.

Anyone can join Prime or start a 30-day free trial at to participate in Prime Day.

Learn more about Prime and sign up for a 30-Day FREE trial here!

Being a Prime Member includes a ton of benefits beyond just the Prime Day deals, like:

  • Free 2-day shipping
  • Unlimited photo storage
  • Amazon Music
  • Free streaming of tons of movies & TV shows (this is how we get by without cable!)

2. Consider an Amazon Prime Store Card

If you do any shopping on Amazon, now is the time to sign up for their store card. Note: the Amazon Store Card is NOT a credit card and can only be used on purchases made on Amazon. Think of it the same way you use your Kohl’s card to earn Kohl’s cash or your Target Red Card to save 5% on all of those dollar spot finds.

The Amazon Store card is an easy way for Prime Members to earn 5% back on EVERY. SINGLE. PURCHASE.  And on Prime Day, you get even more back! Last year they offered 6% back on all purchases made with your Amazon store card.

You don’t need an Amazon Store card to participate in Prime Day, but it will definitely help you get the best deal on your Prime Day purchases! Just set it up as your default payment method and then pay it off immediately after your purchase to avoid the high interest fees. Easy peasy!

Here’s the signup page for the Amazon Store card.

3. Browse AmazonBasics Now

During last year’s Prime Day festivities, you could take an additional 20% off of the AmazonBasics brand.

AmazonBasics is Amazon’s equivalent of a store brand. Like with other store brands, you can often find cheaper versions of products, ranging from home electronics to kitchen products and more.

Browse all of the AmazonBasics finds now!

4. Watch Lightning Deals and Daily Deals

Prime Day will feature more than one million deals globally, and they move fast.

Once Prime Day begins, you will want to start watching the Lightning and Daily Deals. You, of course, will be able to follow along LIVE on this page to see all the deals!

What Are Lightning Deals On Amazon?

Lightening deals are sale items paired with extra savings for a limited 4-hour window or until all the available inventory is claimed. Since Lightning Deals are time-sensitive, it’s important to complete your order as soon as possible because they sell out fast!

Pro Tip: When the lightening deal is available you’ll be able to see a status bar indicating how many times that deal has already been claimed and a timer showing how long you have to add the item to your Cart.

Because people sometimes add items to their cart but never checkout, it is a good idea to click the ‘Join the Waitlist’ button and be notified if/when that item becomes available.

But act fast, these deals are named Lightning Deals for a reason!

What Are Daily Deals On Amazon?

Daily deals last the entire day of Prime Day until the inventory sells out.

How to “Watch A Deal”

Watch A Deal notification lets you know when your deal is about to start.  Here’s how to get notified when deals go live.

1. Download the Amazon app on your smartphone.

2. In the top left app menu, tap “Today’s Deal“, then the “Upcoming” tab. Find a deal that you want and tap “Watch This Deal” to get notified when it starts.

best Amazon Prime Day Deals today

3. Once you’re done, you’ll get a message before the deal begins!

This is the easiest way to preview, track and shop those limited time Lightning Deals while at home or on-the-go! Deals will be hosted on this page on Prime Day.

5. Look For Deal Badges

Prime Day deals 2020 are badged in blue to help you find products that are marked down for the event.

Early Prime Day Deals 2020

Prime members get 2 for $39.98. Enter code DOTPRIME2PK at checkout.

Bonus: Get 6 months of free digital music when you buy an Echo.

What’s New For Prime Day 2020?

This is one of my favorite sales of the year – I just can’t pass up a good deal! Much of Amazon Prime Day will be similar to previous years, but there’s a few new things you should know about!

Each year Amazon tries to make Prime Day bigger and better.  Here’s what’s new for Prime Day 2020:

Shop Small and Earn $10 Credit

Between Sept. 28 – Oct. 12, Prime Members who spend $10 on qualified products from the small businesses featured through Amazon Storefronts will earn a $10 credit to spend on Prime Day.

This basically a free $10 AND you’re supporting small shops. Win-win!

There are TONS of eligible products from a variety of categories such as home & kitchen, grocery, beauty & grooming, pet supplies, toys & games, electronics, jewelry, books, and more.

Find qualifying small shop products here.

Spend $10 At Whole Foods, Get $10 Credit

Spend $10 at Whole Foods Market (either in store or on Whole Foods Market on or Prime Now between Sept. 28 – Oct. 14, get $10 to spend on Amazon for Prime Day.

Scan your Prime code or use your linked mobile phone number at checkout at a U.S. Whole Foods Market store. Online purchases must be for products sold by Whole Foods Market for delivery or pickup (look for “sold by Whole Foods Market” on product detail page).

Grab some groceries today to earn your credit.

You’ll get $10 to spend on Amazon for Prime Day, starting October 13, 2020, 12 am (PST). Limit one per customer.

Bonus: Get $5 off your next 3 orders of $50 with code 5MULTI

Save Up To 40% On Amazon Exclusive Brands

Amazon has a ton of products that are Amazon exclusive brands and all of these will be on major sale during the Prime Day event. Some up to 40% off, that’s huge!

Get a sneak peek at some of the products that will be marked down here

What Else Will Be Discounted on Amazon Prime Day?

You will find discounts in almost every product category on Amazon Prime Day.

Judging from the past, some of the most popular categories are:

Here’s a list of Prime Day Deal 2020 Sneak Peeks:

With how successful last year was for Amazon, I expect we will see a ton more items on sale and even better deals this year! I can’t wait to share all of the best Amazon Prime Day deals on home products!

Until then, make sure you’re signed up for a Prime Membership and start getting all of the benefits Prime Members receive!

Amazon Trending Products 2020

Here are some of the top selling Amazon Prime Day deals from this last year:

Amazon Prime Day Deals 2020

This post contains affiliate links, please see my disclosure here for more information.

Dyson Cordless Vacuum

was $399.99 on sale for $279.99!!

All Dyson products are on major sale today!

Prime Day Deals On Home Decor

8×10 jute rug

was $299.00 on sale for $209.98

Prime Day Deals 2020 on Baby Items

Rope Storage Basket

was $13.99 on sale for $11.89 *lightning deal!*

I had so much fun sharing LIVE updates on all of the best Amazon prime day deals last year, I can’t wait to do it again this year!

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Debra September 18, 2018 - 7:44 am

I wanted to clarify that the Amazon Store Card is a credit card, but it is a store credit card that can only be used at Amazon

Ashley September 18, 2018 - 8:05 am



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