Amazon Prime Day 2020, the massive online shopping event, started at 12am on the 13th October AEDT, with local deals running for 48 hours and expiring at 11:59pm on the 14th October AEDT. You can sign up to Amazon Prime here and start shopping right now, or check out these roundups more suited to your needs here:
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International deals will be available through the Amazon Global Store until 6pm on the 15th October AEDT. Given the extended access to international deals, this will be the longest-running Prime Day sale ever, giving Aussie Prime Members access to an incredible lineup of deals for 66 hours.
What is Amazon Prime Day?
For newcomers, the mammoth online shopping event is essentially a marathon of more sales and deals than you could ever possibly get your hands on. 2018 was Australia’s first, official Prime Day after Amazon’s Prime service was launched in the country. But, for baby Amazon-ers, all the terms and deals can get a big confusing so here’s everything you need to know so you’re fully prepared for Australia’s second Christmas.
It’s the perfect time to grab a bargain on that household product you’ve been eyeing for weeks or just spoil yourself because you damn well deserve it.
How do I get Prime?
Before you nab any great deals, you’ll need to get yourself a Prime account. It’s free to trial for the first 30 days but it’ll cost you $6.99 per month after the trial’s up. A Prime subscription includes free fast delivery on any items purchased through Amazon, access to Prime Video, Prime Music and Prime Reading.
If you’re not planning on using Prime after the sale’s done and dusted, just remember to cancel your subscription ASAP after you’ve milked your free trial for all it’s worth.