Shopper Alert: Amazon Prime Day Deals Are Already Appearing

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Australia's first Amazon Prime Day event officially kicks off next week on 16 July. But there are already a bunch of special offers live that you can take advantage of as Prime Day edges closer. Here are a few that caught our eye.

Amazon Prime Day is a special shopping event, open only to Amazon Prime members (which is currently offering free one-month memberships). Think of it as a slightly more exclusive version of Click Frenzy.

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If you're keen to get into the world of home automation and have your own digital assistant at home, you can pick up a free Amazon Echo Dot when you buy an Amazon Echo.

The Echo Dot is the Echo's smaller sibling and it offers many of the same features as the Echo but in a smaller and less expensive package.

For readers, there's two months of free access to Kindle Unlimited and three months of free access to audio-book service Audible. Monthly charges do apply after those free periods.

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If you're looking for a different form of entertainment, there's access to some free games through Hue or a $10 credit towards a free stream on Prime Video.

So what else can we expect come Monday noontime? There should be some solid discounts on what is already on offer at Amazon. There have been a few things I've been after so I'm waiting till July 16 before splashing out my cash in case there's a discount on offer. Looking at some of the deals offered overseas on past Prime Days, discounts of over 25% are common.

If something you want sells out early, it's worth trying later in the event, which will start at 12pm on Monday 16 July 2018 and ends 36 hours later, as items that are sold out early are sometimes restocked later in the event.

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