A start-up that’s on the hunt to buy third-party Amazon sellers is offering Tesla Model Ys and $50,000 cash prizes for referrals

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E-commerce start-up Acquco is offering free Tesla Model Ys to people who successfully refer Amazon sellers for purchase.

  • Start-up Acquco is offering free Tesla Model Ys to people who refer Amazon sellers it then buys.
  • The e-commerce start-up is offering the equivalent $49,990 cash prize for successful referrals.
  • Many firms have sprung up in recent years to buy and scale profitable Amazon third-party sellers.
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An e-commerce company that acquires third-party Amazon sellers is offering a Tesla Model Y or $50,000 cash for every referral that leads to a purchase, suggesting that the market is hotting up further.

Acquco announced on its website Wednesday that it wanted to expand its portfolio of Amazon sellers who earn at least $1 million in annual revenue. It’s offering up to $10 million worth of Tesla Model Ys or an equivalent $50,000 cash prize for referrals.

“Acquco is looking to grow its portfolio and [is] hoping to reward you along the way,” the company says on its promotional webpage. “If we acquire a business that you refer us, we will buy you a Tesla.”

Amazon sellers are hot property among retail start-ups looking to package small and medium-sized companies into a larger business they can more easily scale. These third-party sellers take advantage of the enormous reach of Amazon’s platform and delivery services.

Amazon said in an October press release that its third-party sellers had raked in more than $3.5 billion in sales on its 2020 Prime Day, up 60% from the previous year, and were growing at a faster rate than its own retail business.

Aggregator start-ups like Thrasio and Perch have sprung up in recent years bring third-party Amazon sellers together to propel their growth. Acquco said on its website that it has so far raised $160 million in venture capital.

Read more: Big firms are popping up to buy third-party Amazon sellers, who made up more than half of the retail giant’s $386 billion in net sales in 2020. Here are the biggest players in this fast-growing trend.

Acquco CEO Raunak Nirmal, a former Amazon employee who founded Acquco last year, told CNBC in an interview Thursday that the company had received about 200 referrals since the Tesla scheme launched the day before. He told CNBC that Acquco was prepared to spend up to $10 million on Teslas for successful referrals.

Prices for Model Ys start between $47,000 and $53,000, according to Tesla’s website.

Acquco did not immediately respond to Insider for comment.

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20 of the most popular Prime Day 2021 deals our readers bought this year, from Crest Whitestrips to AirPods

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  • Amazon Prime Day is one of the biggest sale events of the year.
  • During the annual sale, shoppers saw massive discounts on tech, cookware, and home goods.
  • Below are 20 of the most-purchased products Insider readers bought this year.

Amazon Prime Day 2021 ended on June 22. During this Prime member-exclusive event, shoppers saved big on MacBooks, Instant Pots, headphones, and kitchen essentials.

Below, we rounded up 20 of Insider readers’ most-purchased items from this year’s Prime Day event. There are some lingering deals on a few products, and you might want to keep an eye out in case these go on sale again.

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Here are 20 of the most-purchased items by Insider readers during Amazon Prime Day 2021:

Crest 3D Whitestrips

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Crest 3D White Professional Effects Whitestrips + Crest 3D White 1-Hour Express Whitestrips Treatment Kit

White strips are arguably the easiest way to brighten your teeth, and you can grab the two-in-one treatment kit on Amazon. Crest 3D Whitestrips are our favorite pick in our guide to teeth whitening kits recommended by dentists, and they hold a top spot in our most-purchased products list every Prime Day.

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LifeStraw personal water filter, 2-pack

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LifeStraw Personal Water Filter for Hiking, Camping, Travel, and Emergency Preparedness, 2-Pack

If you have a camping or hiking trip scheduled, it’s a good idea to pack the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter with you. This less-than-one-pound travel essential will provide 1,000 gallons of clean and safe drinking water.

The LifeStraw removes bacteria and parasites from water as well as microplastics, so you can have the peace of mind of a lightweight, mobile water purifier wherever you go. It’s a no-brainer for hiking, camping, travel, and emergency preparedness. 

This practical and portable accessory jumped up four spots from last year’s list to become the second-bestselling item among Insider readers.

Read our full review of the LifeStraw.

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Fire TV Stick 4K

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Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K

Amazon’s Fire TV Stick products are known for their reliable streaming performance, and the Fire TV Stick 4K is the best of the bunch. This tiny stick plugs right into your existing TV’s HDMI port, adding access to popular apps like Prime Video, Netflix, HBO Max, Disney Plus, and more.

As its name implies, the Fire TV Stick 4K can stream in up to 4K resolution with support for all of the major HDR formats. This will ensure you get the very best picture quality, as long as your TV also supports these features. 

Check out all the Amazon Fire TV deals during Prime Day.

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Kasa Smart Plug

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Kasa Smart Plug

One of our favorite smart plugs, the Kasa Smart Plug is small and affordable. You can fit two into a standard outlet, which isn’t true of all smart plugs. It connects over Wi-Fi, and you control it from a smartphone app. The plug supports Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, so you can turn devices on and off with voice commands.

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AirPods Pro

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Apple AirPods Pro

Apple AirPods are our favorite wireless earbuds for iPhone users and for good reason. They are convenient to pair and set up, they sound great, and they include noise cancellation technology to help block out distracting ambient noise. These quicly sold out but you can still order them for slightly more than their Prime Day price.

Check out all the best deals on Apple AirPods during Prime Day.

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Amazon Echo Dot, 4th Generation

Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)

Amazon Echo Dot, 4th Generation

Amazon’s latest Echo Dot ditches the old puck-shaped design of the previous model in favor of a new spherical shape. The tiny smart speaker features Alexa built right in, offering convenient digital assistant support for answering questions, setting alarms, and controlling other smart home products.  

This was the lowest we’ve seen the Echo Dot sell for since it launched in October of last year, so it’s no wonder the Dot was so popular with our readers for Prime Day. 

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Belkin BoostCharge

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Belkin BoostCharge 15W Fast Wireless Charger Pad

The Belkin BoostCharge is a wireless charging pad for iPhones and Galaxy devices. The pad is a great idea for when you don’t want to fumble for a charging cable in the dark. The Prime Day deal, which was the best we’ve seen on Amazon, was $23.99.

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Sengled Color Changing Smart Light Bulbs

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Sengled Color Changing Smart Light Bulbs

This smart light bulb works with Alexa devices, enabling voice control for turning the light on or off, as well as dimming functions. The bulb is rated for 800 lumens, which is about the same level of brightness you’d get from a traditional 60W bulb. Buyers can also adjust the color of the light to create different moods. 

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Kindle Paperwhite

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Kindle Paperwhite

The Kindle is a beloved e-reader for bookworms and the occasional page flipper alike and now, the brand’s Paperwhite is waterproof and comes with double the storage of the former model. It reads like paper even in bright sunlight and is perfect as a summer beach reading companion.

Kindle Paperwhite (button, Preferred: Amazon)

Waterpik WP-660 Water Flosser

Waterpik WP-660

The versatile Waterpik WP-660 has 10 pressure settings, so you can adjust based on your gum sensitivity. It holds 22 ounces of water and pulses at the 30-second and one-minute interval so you can keep track of how long you’re flossing for. The Prime Day deal was a big one, with the $70 device marked at $40. 

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Stasher Silicone Reusable Storage Bag

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Stasher Silicone Reusable Storage Bag

Stasher’s reusable bags are great for those trying to cut down on waste in their kitchens. The silicone bags are safe for the dishwasher and microwave. They’re popular with sous vide users who don’t want to use plastic in heated water. The Prime Day discount offered some great prices on the bags, as well as variety packs with bags in several sizes.

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Instant Pot Duo Plus 6-Quart

Instant Pot Duo Plus (6 Quart)

Instant Pot Duo 6 Quart 9-in-1

The 6-quart is a great choice for those who want to cook decent quantities without occupying the whole counter. This was a great deal when it was over half off for Prime Day.

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Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener

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MyQ Chamberlain Smart Garage Door Opener

You consistently upgrade your smartphone, laptop, and clothing, but how about your garage? The MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener enables you to open and close your garage door regardless of location. This is one of the deals that’s still going on, even after Prime Day is over.

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Beckham Hotel Collection Bed Pillows for Sleeping, Set of 2

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Beckham Hotel Collection Bed Pillows for Sleeping, Set of 2

For budget pillows, the Beckham Hotel Collection Gel Pillows are our go-to — inexpensive yet they provide a comfortable, supportive night’s sleep. They’re soft and stackable, sleep relatively cool, machine washable, good for stomach and side sleepers, and hypoallergenic. For a limited time, shoppers can pick up two queen-sized pillows for just $16 each.

Hotel Collection Gel Pillow (Queen) (button, Preferred: Amazon)
Kindle Unlimited Subscription

Amazon Kindle Unlimited

Kindle Unlimited Subscription

For Prime Day, Amazon offered four months of Kindle Unlimited for free to new members. The subscription service features over one million ebooks, along with unlimited access to audiobooks and up to three magazine subscriptions.

Monthly memberships usually cost $10 and typical trials only last 30 days, so it makes sense that readers jumped at the chance to score four months free of charge.

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Fitbit Inspire 2 Health & Fitness Tracker with 1 Year Premium Trial

Fitbit Inspire 2

Fitbit Inspire 2 Health & Fitness Tracker with 1 Year Premium Trial

The Inspire 2 packs all of the standard features buyers expect from a Fitbit into a slim, sleek design that rests comfortably around a user’s wrist. It doesn’t have the most robust features, but it was over 40% off for Prime Day.

Inspire 2 (button, Preferred: Amazon)
5W USB Official OEM Charger

Amazon 5W USB Official OEM Charger and Power Adapter for Fire Tablets and Kindle eReaders

Amazon 5W USB Official OEM Charger and Power Adapter for Fire Tablets and Kindle eReaders

Lots of our readers picked up this wall adapter for Amazon Fire products, like Kindles and Fire tablets. Whether shoppers were looking for a replacement or a spare, we don’t know for sure. Its popularity can likely be attributed to the big Prime Day deals we’ve seen on other Amazon devices that can use the adapter, such as the Kindle Paperwhite and Fire 10 tablet. There was no Prime Day-specific deal, but it’s affordable.

5W USB Official OEM Charger and Power Adapter for eReaders (button, Preferred: Amazon)
Fire Stick, 3rd Generation

Fire TV Stick

Fire Stick, 3rd Generation

The Fire TV Stick is a reliable streaming device that plugs right into your TV’s HDMI port. Once connected, you get access to a huge library of streaming apps. Though this model only supports up to 1080p resolution, that should be just fine for any buyers who are looking to add streaming support to an older HDTV.

Though we recommend the Fire TV Stick 4K over this version, the standard Fire TV Stick does include a newer remote. The updated remote features shortcut buttons for popular apps like Netflix and Disney Plus.

Fire TV Stick (button, Preferred: Amazon)
Eva Dry Wireless Mini Dehumidifier

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Eva Dry Wireless Mini Dehumidifier

Got space issues? Whether you live in a tiny apartment, need to dehumidify a closet, or just want something that stores away, the super portable and affordable Eva-Dry Wireless Mini Dehumidifier is handy. Right now you can save 40% on this little device, bringing the price below $15; that’s the lowest we’ve seen for this model

Wireless Mini Dehumidifier (button, Preferred: Amazon)
Amazon Prime Day 2021 FAQs

When is Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day was on June 21 and June 22.


What is Amazon Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day is an online shopping event providing early access to deals for Prime members. If you’d like to take part in all of the deals and discounts, you can register for a 30-day free trial. After that, you’ll be charged $12.99 or $119 per year as a Prime member.

Sign up to be a Prime member here.


How long will Amazon Prime Day last?

Typically, it’s a two-day sale. Originally, however, it began as a single-day event. This year, it was two days worth of deals on popular items like MacBooks, air fryers, and home goods. A few deals lasted after June 22.


Do you have to be a Prime member to qualify for sales on Prime Day?

Yes, though you can sign up for the free trial.

To make the most out of your online shopping experience, look out for competitor deals at other retailers, including Target.

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Amazon Prime Day is winding down, but you can still save up to $70 on the flagship Apple Watch Series 6

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Apple Watch models are on sale for Prime Day 2021.

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The Apple Watch is our favorite smartwatch. It’s easy to use, comes with a variety of health tracking features, and has a polished design with plenty of customization options. But it’s not cheap, making Amazon Prime Day 2021 a great time to shop.

Prime Day is coming to a close, but we’re still seeing some worthwhile discounts of up to $70 on the Apple Watch Series 6. Walmart previously offered the Apple Watch Series 6 for just $279, the best price we’ve seen yet. However, the price has since gone back up.

See below for everything you need to know about shopping for an Apple Watch on Amazon Prime Day. And don’t forget: You’ll need an Amazon Prime subscription to access Amazon’s Prime Day deals.

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The best Amazon Prime Day Apple Watch Series 6 deals

The Apple Watch Series 6 wasn’t on sale last Prime Day, likely because it had just launched about a month earlier. But we did see prices drop shortly after Prime Day on Black Friday. And now that the Series 6 is almost a year old, it’s no surprise the watch is discounted for Prime Day 2021.

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Shop similar deals from other competing sales

Check out similar deals available at Target and Best Buy, which are both offering the Apple Watch Nike Series 6 at a $70 discount for $330. This version comes with the Nike Run Club app and special Nike watch faces.

Top Amazon Prime Day Apple Watch SE deals

The lowest price for the Apple Watch SE we’ve seen so far on Amazon is $230. Walmart’s discount isn’t quite as good as the lowest we’ve seen, but it’s close enough to make it worth your time.

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Best Amazon Prime Day Apple Watch Series 3 deals

We don’t recommend purchasing the Apple Watch Series 3 unless you find it at an extremely good discount that falls well below its usual street price of $170. Apple still supports the Series 3, but it’s hard to update and will likely begin to feel slow over the next year since it runs on an older processor.

While it will be capable of running the latest Apple Watch software, not all features will work – like the new Portraits watch face coming in watchOS 8 and automatic handwashing detection in watchOS 7.

Top Amazon Prime Day Apple Watch accessory deals

It’s not just the cost of the Apple Watch alone that can get expensive. Accessories like charging cables and bands can add up, too. Prime Day is a great opportunity to pick up some discounted accessories for most electronics, and that holds true for the Apple Watch as well.

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FAQs

Which Apple Watch should I buy in 2021?

The Apple Watch Series 6 is the best Apple Watch you can buy, but it’s also the most expensive. When picking out a new Apple Watch, be sure to consider what you intend to use it for and how much you’re willing to spend.

The Series 6 is best for those who want the most comprehensive health tracking available, especially if keeping a closer eye on cardiac health is important. That’s because the Series 6 comes with several features that aren’t available on the recently released, budget-focused Apple Watch SE, such as the ability to take an electrocardiogram from the wrist and measure blood oxygen saturation.

Those who are willing to pay extra to have the latest and greatest Apple Watch should also consider the Series 6, since it runs on the newest Apple Watch processor, has an always-on display, and charges faster than the SE.

But the Apple Watch SE still runs on a fairly recent processor and has all of the most important Apple Watch features, such as the ability to track workouts, fall detection, high and low heart rate notifications, and a large screen.

We don’t recommend buying an Apple Watch Series 3 now because its low storage capacity makes it difficult to install important updates. If you’re investing in a new smartwatch, it’s worth paying a little more money to get a device that’s more recent and will last longer.

Is the Apple Watch worth it?

We believe the Apple Watch is the best smartwatch overall because its software is more polished and easier to use than that of rivals, it has an attractive design that matches any style, and it has some of the most comprehensive health and wellness features available. It’s not perfect, but the Apple Watch’s holistic experience is better than that of any other smartwatch we’ve tested.

However, that doesn’t necessarily mean the Apple Watch is best for everyone. If you’re a current iPhone owner who wants the flexibility to switch to Android eventually, you’ll want to look elsewhere. Or, if sleep tracking is your main priority in a smartwatch, Fitbit’s Versa 3 might be a better choice.

Why right now is a great time for the best Apple Watch deals

Amazon Prime Day is one of the best times of year to buy a new Apple Watch, along with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, should you miss it. This is because Apple typically announces new models in September, so buying a Series 6 in, say, August makes little sense.

Even if you don’t care about having the newest Apple Watch, you may be able to find the previous-generation Apple Watch at a better discount once the new version is released.

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The best Amazon Prime Day 2021 Ninja Foodi deals include $100 off the Ninja Foodi Deluxe XL Cooker and Air Fryer

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Amazon Prime Day 2021 is here and runs through June 22. We’ve found major discounts across Amazon’s product selection, including kitchen appliances and pressure cookers like the Ninja Foodi.

While multicookers are popular for their many functions, the Ninja Foodi takes it a step further with nine useful cooking features for preparing delicious foods. You can pressure cook, air fry/crisp, sear/sauté, bake, broil, steam, slow cook, dehydrate, and make yogurt using the Ninja Foodi. It’s been so popular that other multicooker brands like Instant Pot have released their own versions.

Home and Kitchen reporter James Brains recently tested the cooker, and loved its pressure-cooking and air-frying functions but doesn’t recommend using its slow-cooking function. Brains remained impressed with many of the Foodi’s other functions, and you can get it at the best price during this year’s Prime Day sale. In order to shop these great deals, you’ll need to be an existing Prime member or sign up for a membership.

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The best Prime Day 2021 Ninja Foodi deals

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The best multicooker Prime Day deals from other brands

Duo Crisp Pressure Cooker with Air Fryer (8 Qt) (small, Preferred: Amazon)DUO 60 7-in-1 (6-qt) (small, Preferred: Amazon)Smart Cooker (small, Preferred: Amazon)

What to consider when buying a pressure cooker

What you want to look for in an electric multicooker or pressure cooker is contingent upon what you’ll use it for, of course. There are plenty of great models on the market, and some do certain things better than others.

While we appreciate Ninja for its value as a combination cooker, one of our favorite multi-use appliances is the Instant Pot Duo Crisp Pressure Cooker with Air Fryer (8 Qt), which took home top spots in our guide to the best pressure cookers and our guides to the best air fryers and the best sous vide machines. We love it because it can replace major cooking appliances and takes up very little room. If you’re looking for the best of the best, we recommend the Instant Pot.

Read more, and find our other recommendations in our guide to the best pressure cookers.

Amazon Prime Day 2021 FAQs

What is Amazon Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day is a yearly event held for Amazon Prime members and includes sales that rival Black Friday deals and other major yearly sales.

When is Amazon Prime Day?

Prime Day 2021 is running now through June 22, 12 a.m. PT. Some Prime Day deals are exclusively available on only one day of the two-day sale, so keep checking back for more savings.

Do I need to be a Prime member?

To shop any Prime Day sales you’ll need to have a Prime membership. Amazon currently offers a 30-day free trial, which will give you access to all Prime Day deals. Learn more about becoming a Prime member here.

What are the benefits of being a Prime member?

Besides providing exclusive access to Amazon’s yearly Prime Day sale, a Prime membership includes many benefits that make the yearly cost worthwhile. Some noteworthy benefits are free two-day shipping across thousands of items, access to thousands of films and shows through Prime Video, and access to at home grocery delivery with Amazon Fresh. You can learn more about Prime membership benefits here.

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Amazon Prime Day 2021 kicks off in just a few hours. Here are the best early deals, including $59 off the AirPods Pro

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Amazon Prime Day 2021 is one of the largest shopping events of the year. It kicks off in just a few hours on June 21, and runs through June 22. This year’s shopping event promises millions of deals and the year’s best offers on Amazon’s growing list of products, like Fire tablets and Echo smart speakers, as well as deals on Amazon’s services, including Audible and Amazon Music Unlimited.

For those who are unfamiliar, Amazon Prime Day 2021 is an exclusive shopping event for the site’s 150-million-plus Prime subscribers. Prime members can get some of the lowest prices of the year on Amazon devices and other products, like headphones, TVs, robot vacuums, and kitchen appliances, from leading brands.

A Prime membership costs $13 a month or $119 a year and delivers other benefits, like free two-day shipping, rewards at Amazon stores like Whole Foods, and hundreds of streaming movies and TV shows from Prime Video. New subscribers can try Prime with a free 30-day trial and gain immediate access to Prime Day deals.

Shopping on Amazon Prime Day 2021 can be a little overwhelming. To help, we’re answering all the most common questions our readers have about the sales event, including important dates, competing sales from Best Buy, Target, and Walmart.

We’ve also gathered some of the best deals and offers available. Although Prime Day hasn’t officially started, Amazon is running a number of early deals leading up to the big event.

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The best Amazon Prime Day 2021 deals you can get right now

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Best Amazon Prime Day 2021 tech and gaming deals

Outside of Black Friday, Amazon Prime Day is when we see the steepest discounts on TVs, speakers, headphones, laptops, computers, games, and, of course, Amazon-branded devices.

Like last year, we don’t expect to see any discounts on the still-scarce Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles. However, we may see discounts on peripherals, like controllers, as well as some games. During the duration of Amazon Prime Day, Nintendo is dropping the price on several digital games through its eShop during its Digital Deals event.

PC gamers can look forward to deep discounts on monitors, mice, mechanical, and keyboards. However, don’t expect to find any graphics cards on sale – those, too, are also in short supply.

Popular brands, like Razer, Steelseries, and Logitech, have been known to drop prices on their gaming products to all-time lows during Amazon Prime Day.

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Best Amazon Prime Day 2021 TV deals

During Amazon Prime Day 2021, shoppers will see all-time low prices on 4K TVs from Toshiba and Insignia. You can expect competitive prices on low- and mid-range TVs from TCL and Hisense, as well.

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Best Amazon Prime Day 2021 Apple device deals

Historically, Apple products see major discounts before and during Amazon Prime Day. This year, you can find deals on Apple’s AirPods and Beats headphones. For instance, AirPods Pro wireless headphones are currently selling for $190 on Amazon, which is $59 off their full price.

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Best Amazon Prime Day 2021 Kindle deals

We expect to see several of Amazon’s popular Kindle e-readers to be on sale during Amazon Prime Day 2021.

Last year, we saw big discounts on the Kindle Paperwhite, as well as the Kindle Kids Edition. This year, we expect to see even bigger discounts on these, plus the standard Kindle and Kindle Oasis.

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Best Amazon Prime Day 2021 laptop deals

If you’re in the market for a new laptop, we expect to see discounts on work notebooks, and gaming computers from companies like, Acer, Asus, HP, and Samsung.

Gamers can look forward to deep discounts on monitors, mice, mechanical keyboards, and other PC peripherals during Amazon Prime Day 2021. Popular brands like Razer, Steelseries, and Logitech have been known to drop prices on their gaming products to all-time lows during Prime Day.

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Best Amazon Prime Day 2021 deals on headphones

This year, you will likely see two types of headphones get significant discounts: noise-cancelling headphones and truly wireless earbuds.

We expect discounts from both the high- and low-end of the headphone market, including discounts on products from Apple, Beats, Bose, Samsung, Anker, and Sennheiser.

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Best Amazon Prime Day 2021 kitchen deals

If you’re looking for a kitchen upgrade, Amazon Prime Day 2021 is a great time to shop. Historically, top brands like Cuisinart, Pyrex, and Instant Pot will see discounts throughout Prime Day.

Foodi Deluxe XL Cooker & Air Fryer (medium, Preferred: Amazon)All Metal Sous Vide Precision Cooker Pro (medium, Preferred: Amazon)Precision Cooker Nano (medium, Preferred: Amazon)Duo Crisp Pressure Cooker with Air Fryer (8 Qt) (medium, Preferred: Amazon)Air Frying Lid, 6 Quarts (medium)Brazil (medium, Preferred: Amazon)K150 (medium)

Best Amazon Prime Day 2021 vacuum deals

Quite a few vacuums, especially Alexa-compatible robot vacuums, will get big markdowns during Amazon Prime Day 2021. Expect discounts on upright, cordless, and robot vacuums from companies like Dyson, Bissell, Eufy, and iRobot.

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Best Amazon Prime Day 2021 home deals

Hue Outdoor PAR38 Bulb (medium, Preferred: Amazon)Folding Desk (medium, Preferred: Amazon)HEPA Air Purifier (medium)Alarm 8-Piece Kit (medium)Wireless Mini Dehumidifier (medium)

Best Amazon Prime Day 2021 outdoors and fitness deals

Fitness and outdoor gear also goes on sale for Prime Day, and we’ve seen a few deals so far.

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Frequently asked questions

When is Amazon Prime Day 2021?

Amazon’s annual Prime Day event kicks off in a few hours at midnight PDT on June 21. The shopping event finishes up the following day on June 22. But don’t worry if you can’t shop during that time – we expect to see several discounts last a few days after the end of Amazon Prime Day.

Early Amazon Prime Day 2021 deals

You don’t need to wait until midnight to get deals. Amazon has launched a series of early Amazon Prime Day 2021 deals, and we’ve collected the best ones here.

  • Audible Premium Plus: Prime subscribers can get Audible Premium Plus for $6.95 a month for four months – a $32 savings. Those who take advantage of this deal will also get an audiobook of their choice each month – including best sellers and new releases. After four months, Audible Premium Plus is $14.95 a month.
  • Amazon Music Unlimited: Prime members who haven’t tried Amazon Music Unlimited can get four months free. Amazon Music Unlimited grants members access to more than 70 million songs ad-free and millions of podcast episodes.
  • Wondery+: Prime members can get four months of ad-free listening on Wondery+ for free. For those unfamiliar, Wondery+ is Amazon’s “immersive podcast listening experience” with originals like “Dr. Death,” “Even the Rich,” and “Business Wars.”

Just like last year, Amazon is also offering several avenues for shoppers to collect credits ahead of Amazon Prime Day 2021.

  • Get a $10 credit to use on Amazon Prime Day when you spend $10 on items sold by small businesses through June 20.
  • Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card or Amazon Prime Store Card cardholders (with an eligible Prime membership) can also earn 10% cash back on small business purchases during the duration of the ‘Spend $10, get $10’ promotion.

Unfortunately, shoppers: the free $10 gift card promotion has ended.

What is Amazon Prime Day 2021?

Introduced in 2015 in part to celebrate Amazon’s 20th anniversary, the first Amazon Prime Day was a one-day-only retail holiday for Prime members that sought to overtake Black Friday as the sales event of the year.

During Amazon Prime Day 2021, we expect prices to drop to all-time lows, often beating out prices we see over Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The sale covers every product category Amazon offers: tech, beauty, home, kitchen, fashion, and smart home.

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Amazon Prime Day 2021 deals to expect

Amazon Prime Day drops some most exceptional deals we see all year, and we can predict what brands and product categories will see deep discounts based on Prime Days past.

Most of Amazon’s wares and services will see significant drops during Amazon Prime Day 2021. Shoppers can expect some of the best discounts on stuff like Kindles, Echo smart speakers, Fire TV streaming devices, Eero routers, and, of course, their services, including Kindle Unlimited, Audible, and Music Unlimited.

Additionally, we expect to see tons of discounts on electronics, home goods, and gaming devices. Instant Pots, LifeStraw water filters, and robot vacuums were some of the most purchased products during last year’s Amazon Prime Day. That’s to say nothing about all of the competing sales that are likely to pop up during the sale event, from retailers like Target, Best Buy, and Walmart.

How to prepare for Amazon Prime Day 2021

If you want to shop deals on Amazon Prime Day 2021, you’ll want to start by becoming an Amazon Prime subscriber. You can pick up a monthly subscription for $13, but we think it’s wiser to pay the $119 annual subscription.

For first-time subscribers, there’s a 30-day free trial to take advantage of. While the upfront subscription cost may give you pause, we think that the benefits of an Amazon Prime subscription are worth the fees year-round.

Secondly, you’ll want to download the Amazon app. It’s handy for Prime Day, to receive alerts for when deals are activated.

How to find the best Amazon Prime Day 2021 deals

Ahead of Amazon Prime Day 2021, you should bookmark the Amazon Deals Page. This is where Amazon will host all of its deals, alongside its limited-time Lightning deals.

In previous years, Amazon Prime Day deals have been time- and stock-sensitive. We’ve seen the best ones sell out quickly, restocked later in the day or on the second day. Some discounts will last through both days of the sales event, but others are exclusive to the first or second days.

While Amazon is the main destination for Amazon Prime Day deals, we know several retailers, including Target, Kohl’s, and Walmart, will be offering competing sales, with matching prices or additional bonuses.

Are Amazon Prime Day deals worth it?

For the most part, yes. Like Black Friday and Cyber Monday later this year, Amazon Prime Day often brings many terrific bargains on tech, home goods, smart home products, and outdoor gear.

Many of the deals we’ve seen match the best prices offered throughout the year. However, not all of the discounts will be worth your time. Before you buy, make sure to compare the prices with historical data with CamelCamelCamel and Amazon’s competition. Of course, we’ll evaluate all of the offers for you during Amazon Prime Day 2021.

How can I save more during Amazon Prime Day 2021?

There are several avenues to save during Amazon Prime Day 2021.

First, you can take advantage of the early offers made available by Amazon, such as buying from small businesses.

Second, Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card or Amazon Prime Store Card cardholders can also earn 10% cash back on small business purchases during the duration of the ‘Spend $10, get $10’ promotion.

Amazon will likely offer increased cash back rewards on select items, so make sure to make your Amazon Prime Rewards card your default payment method.

Be sure to follow Insider Reviews on Facebook and Twitter, and bookmark our Amazon Prime Day page. During the lead-up and the sales event, our team of journalists will evaluate prices, compare competing sales, and highlight the best offers.

Also, make sure to sign up for our newsletter to get the best deals directly in your inbox.

Who can access Amazon Prime Day deals

Only Amazon Prime members can take advantage of this event. Signing up is easy, though, and a membership comes with many more benefits than just Prime Day deals access and free two-day shipping. New members can sign up for a free 30-day trial with full benefits before committing.

Last year, Prime members in the following countries participated in the event: the US, the UK, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Spain, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Portugal, Netherlands, Mexico, Luxembourg, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, China, Brazil, Belgium, Austria, and Australia.

Where to find alternative sales during Amazon Prime Day 2021

Amazon Prime Day started as, unsurprisingly, an Amazon-centric sale event. Of course, that didn’t stop other retailers from offering their own competing sales.

In the past few years, retailers offering competing sales included Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Kohl’s, and Bed Bath & Beyond. This year should be no different. While we don’t expect any retailer to match the breadth of Amazon Prime Day offerings, we found that the retailers generally match some of the “doorbuster” sales on stuff like iPads and TVs, and there are some better offers, as well.

Walmart’s “Big Save Event” is live now, a day before Amazon Prime Day 2021, and lasts until June 23.

Target’s “Deal Days” event also live now and ends June 22. From what we saw last year, we can expect comparable discounts and matched prices. Whether you’re shopping for the latest tech or want to save on essentials, you can find bargains during Target’s Deal Days.

Best Buy’s “Bigger Deal Savings Event” is already underway until June 22 and includes up to $250 off select gaming laptops, up to 50% off small kitchen appliances, and up to $400 off select Samsung Galaxy phones. However, we expect even more deals in the coming days.

Kohl’s Wow Deals event will be held in-stores and online for the duration of Amazon Prime Day: June 21 through 22. Shoppers will earn $10 in Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent during the two-day event, and Kohl’s Card members will get an additional 15% off on Wow Deals sales and promotions.

Bed Bath & Beyond’s ‘Beyond Big Savings Event’ runs from June 20 to June 22. You can now save up to 50% on everything. For extra savings, get a one-year Beyond+ membership for $29 and enjoy 20% off and free standard shipping on all orders.

Which is better for deals: Amazon Prime Day or Black Friday?

It depends on what you’re shopping for.

Amazon Prime Day is, first and foremost, an Amazon event. This means Amazon Prime Day offers the best deals on Amazon products. So, expect to see deals on Amazon Echo smart speakers, Fire TVs and streaming devices, Kindle e-readers, Audible, and Amazon Music Unlimited subscriptions.

Black Friday, on the other hand, doesn’t “belong” to any particular store. This means that shoppers can expect sales and savings from more retailers, outside of those few that compete with Amazon during Prime Day.

Additionally, Prime Day is better for scoring deals on products selling for under $100 and products you’ll buy more than once per year, like clothing, food, and beauty products, while Black Friday is for once-a-year and rarer purchases like TVs, gaming consoles, and laptops.

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The best laptop deals during Amazon Prime Day 2021, plus early discounts you can already shop

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Amazon Prime Day 2021 is expected to bring some major discounts on laptops from Apple, Microsoft, and many others.

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Amazon Prime Day 2021 is fast approaching, and we’re already seeing significant deals on laptops. The annual shopping holiday will take place on June 21 and 22, making it a great opportunity to snag a new laptop, whether it’s for school, work, or even gaming.

Last year, we saw deals on laptops from Apple, Lenovo, and others as well as Google’s Pixelbook Go and Razer’s Blade 15 gaming laptop. It’s not Prime Day yet, but a couple of our top-rated laptops, like the M1 MacBook Air and Dell XPS 13, are already on sale ahead of the event.

See below for everything you need to know about shopping for a new laptop on Amazon Prime Day 2021. And learn more about how Insider Reviews vets deals and tests products.

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Best early Amazon Prime Day laptop deals

It’s not Prime Day just yet, but Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart are already offering a few notable discounts on laptops. For a general-purpose laptop, we recommend a notebook with an Intel Core i3 or i5 processor, at least 8GB of RAM, and 128GB or 256GB of storage.

Many of these laptops will have integrated graphics, which share memory with the CPU rather than having their own dedicated graphics processing unit (GPU). Dedicated graphics aren’t a must if you’re mostly using your laptop for tasks like word processing, managing spreadsheets, and browsing the web, but video editors and gamers will want a standalone GPU.

Chromebooks often come with less storage and memory and lower-end processors since they rely so heavily on the cloud.

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Top early Amazon Prime Day MacBook deals

Last Prime Day, we saw discounts on the early 2020 MacBook Air. This year, we’re hoping to see bigger discounts on the newer MacBook Air and Macbook Pro models that run on Apple’s more powerful M1 processor. The MacBook Air is our favorite MacBook since it shares many qualities with the MacBook Pro at a lower price.

The MacBook Pro is already on sale for $149 off on Amazon, while the M1-powered MacBook Air is available for $100 off with an automatic coupon at checkout.

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Best early Amazon Prime Day Chromebook deals

Chromebooks are already known for their affordability, and they’re usually available for even less on Prime Day. Our favorite Chromebook, the Pixelbook Go, was available at a discount last year, as well as Chromebooks from HP and Lenovo. Those who just want a basic laptop for using the Internet and Google’s services should keep an eye out on Prime Day.

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Top early Amazon Prime Day gaming laptop deals

Gaming laptops are almost always more expensive than regular laptops, which is why you should always try to find them at a discount when possible. Our favorite gaming laptop, the Razer Blade 15, was on sale last Prime Day, alongside other gaming laptops from MSI and Asus. We’ll be looking out for similar deals this year.

Amazon is already touting deals on the Razer Blade 15 Advanced on its early deals page. But these discounts aren’t very significant and only amount to about $35 off the regular price, so we’d recommend waiting to see if better deals surface.

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Frequently asked questions

What day is Amazon Prime Day 2021?

Amazon Prime Day 2021 will take place on June 21 and June 22. Deals change throughout the day and span the gamut in terms of categories. We usually see Prime Day deals on everything from tech gadgets and electronics to home appliances, beauty, and apparel. Amazon says it will be offering more than 2 million deals this Prime Day.

Although Amazon Prime Day doesn’t officially start until June 21, the online retailer is already offering early deals on products across its tech, kitchen, home improvement, pets, and books categories among others. There are also early discounts on Amazon products and services such as Audible, Fire TVs, Amazon Music, and Prime Gaming.

Will there be another Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day is a two-day event that takes place on June 21 and June 22. Amazon hasn’t discussed any plans for future Prime Day events, but it’s held the shopping holiday every year since 2015. Prime Day usually takes place in July, with 2020 being the exception when it occurred in October.

Do I need to be a Prime member to get Prime Day deals?

Yes, to access Prime Day deals you must subscribe to Amazon Prime, which costs $119 per year or $13 a month. Not only does Prime allow for access to Prime Day deals and faster shipping, but it also comes with a bunch of other perks like Amazon Prime Video and Amazon Prime Music.

How to choose a laptop on Prime Day

The most important aspects to consider when shopping for a new laptop are the operating system (OS), the laptop’s specifications, and its size.

Apple device owners usually prefer MacBooks since they run on the macOS operating system, which integrates nicely with the iPhone and has an interface that’s similar to iOS. But those who want the most choice and versatility in a desktop operating system usually go with Windows. Chromebooks, meanwhile, are best for those who use Google services frequently and handle most of their tasks online.

The processor (CPU), memory (RAM), and internal storage are the most important specifications to pay attention to if you’re looking for a general purpose computer. But multimedia editors and gamers will want to make sure their laptop has enough graphics processing power, too.

And finally, size is important when choosing the right laptop. If portability is your main priority, you’ll want to look at laptops with a 13-inch screen. But if you’re planning to primarily keep your laptop in your home office and use it for watching movies when you’re not working, you will probably be happier with a 15 or 16-inch laptop.

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The best early Amazon Prime Day 2021 Instant Pot deals

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Instant Pot’s multicookers have a fervent following. And, for the uninitiated, Amazon Prime Day 2021 might be a good time to hop on the bandwagon, with several deals to take advantage of. With Prime Day starting tomorrow Monday, June 21 and running through Tuesday, June 22, we don’t know the deals just yet, but we’ve typically seen more than 50% off popular Instant Pot models across multiple retailers during past Amazon Prime Days.

You’ll also find great savings on electric pressure cookers and multicookers that aren’t specifically Instant Pot brand during the event. These models can sometimes be even better than Instant Pot – our top-rated model from our guide to the best electric pressure cookers is actually the Crock-Pot Express Crock XL Multicooker (8-quart).

That said, we still really love Instant Pot, which took home the “best budget” and “best multitasking” picks in our guide. A model from Instant Pot, the Instant Pot Duo Crisp Pressure Cooker with Air Fryer (8 Qt), even won spots in our guides to the best air fryers and the best sous vide machines. These devices can do a lot.

Below you’ll find some FAQs about Amazon Prime Day 2021, along with an outline of the early Instant Pot deals you can shop now. Be sure to check out our other coverage of best kitchen Prime Day deals, too, for other deals on small appliances. And, check back daily for the the latest deals now through the end of Prime Day.

Early Prime Day 2021 Instant Pot deals happening now

With Prime Day starting tomorrow, Amazon is releasing more and more early deals. There are only a couple of Instant Pot and multicooker deals happening now, but we’ll update this post with more deals as they become available.

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What Instant Pot deals to expect during Prime Day

We currently don’t have the deal information to provide, though the Ultra 3 model – originally $119 – was on sale at an all-time low of $50 last year. Most other models were on sale for 50% off, too. We will continue to update this guide often now through the end of Prime Day 2021.

Do you need an Instant Pot?

If you’re looking for a kitchen appliance that can pressure cook, slow cook, saute, simmer, and more, a multicooker like the Instant Pot is the way to go. We mainly use the pressure cooking function on our multicookers because it uses heat and pressure to shorten cooking tasks that typically take hours. For instance, an Instant Pot can produce easy-to-shred pulled pork in an hour, rather than the usual eight-plus hours. It’s also great for making broths, roasts, hard-boiled eggs, egg bites, beans, rice, and much more. If this sounds appealing to you, take advantage of the Prime Day 2021 deals.

What Instant Pot model should I buy?

Our favorite “Instant Pot” from our guide to the best electric pressure cookers isn’t actually an Instant Pot at all. We love the Crock-Pot Express Crock XL Multicooker (8-quart) for its even cooking, easy to use interface, and roomy interior. That said, it’s on the pricier side.

One of the benefits of Instant Pot branded multicookers is that they have so many additional functions. If you’re interested in an economical appliance that can do things like sous vide and air fry, the Instant Pot Duo Crisp Pressure Cooker with Air Fryer (8 Qt), has earned spots in our guides to the best air fryers and the best sous vide machines, in addition to being named “best multitasking” in our multicooker guide.

If you’re primarily interested in slow cooking and pressure cooking (the base Instant Pot tasks), the Instant Pot DUO 60 7-in-1 (6-qt) is our best budget pick and usually retails for around $89.

What size Instant Pot should I buy?

We think most people will get the best use out of a six or eight-quart model. Most people start with a six-quart pressure cooker and upgrade as needed. If you plan on cooking larger meals, an eight-quart model may be best. We didn’t notice any difference in performance between the six and eight-quart multicookers we tested. Also, while larger Instant Pots are available, we don’t think most people will find the extra space of a 10-quart or larger model necessary.

Other Prime Day 2021 FAQs

What is Amazon Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day is the company’s annual event offering millions of deals across kitchen gadgets, fashion, tech, and more. Prices are some of the lowest we see, even surpassing deals and discounts on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

When is Amazon Prime Day?

Amazon announced that Prime Day will run from tomorrow June 21 to June 22, with deals kicking off at midnight PDT. Some deals are available on both days, others take place only on one. Walmart is running a competing “Deals for Days” event running now through June 23. And, Target’s sales event “Deal Days” is now through June 22. Be sure to visit this page regularly for the latest Instant Pot deals from the top retailers.

Do I have to be a Prime member?

Yes, deals on Amazon Prime Day are exclusive to Prime members. If you aren’t a Prime member, you can sign up for the 30-day free trial to have access to all the great deals.

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Target’s ‘Deal Days’ sale kicks off today and ends on June 22 – here are the best deals, including the AirPods Pro and a Dyson vacuum

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  • Target’s ‘Deal Days’ event kicks off on June 20 and ends on June 22.
  • You can expect tons of great deals which often match those offered on Amazon Prime Day 2021.
  • Below we’ll answer questions about the event and highlight some early deals you can shop now.

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Amazon Prime Day, the retail giant’s annual sales event, lands this month – but it won’t be alone. Amazon will be competing against sales from several other retailers, including Target.

The ‘Target Deal Days’ event kicks off June 20 and ends June 22. That’s a day before Amazon Prime Day (June 21) and a day shorter than Walmart’s ‘Deals for Days’ event.

From what we saw last year, we expect tons of great deals on pretty much everything, from smart home speakers to air fryers. So whether you’re shopping for the latest tech or want to save on essentials, you can find bargains during Deal Days.

We’ll answer some frequently asked questions below and highlight some of the best deals you can shop from Target starting on June 20.

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The best early Target Prime Day deals

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When is Target’s competing Amazon Prime Day 2021 sale?

The Target ‘Deal Days’ event kicks off June 20 and ends June 22.

For some perspective, Amazon Prime Day 2021 will run from June 21-22, Best Buy’s ‘Bigger Deal Savings Event’ runs from June 15 to 22, and Walmart’s competing sale, ‘Deals for Days,’ will last from June 20 to 23.

What deals will Target have during Amazon Prime Day?

Target’s competing Prime Day sale features solid deals on a ton of product categories every year, including gaming, smart home, audio, personal care, robot vacuums, upright vacuums, and more.

Last year, Target’s Deal Days brought deep discounts on brands like JBL, Instant Pot, Nintendo, Braun, and Shark. Some of the best deals were $20 off the Revlon One-Step, $50 off the iRobot Roomba 695, and $150 off the Dyson V8 Motorhead.

What are the benefits of shopping at Target during Amazon Prime Day?

The main draw for shopping at Target during Prime Day is that the deals are accessible to everyone, not just Prime members. Prime Day is one of many benefits to being an Amazon Prime member, meaning that those without a membership are out of luck. Shopping Target’s Prime Day deals are also a good idea if you’re in a rush to get your order since in-store pickup is often available for many items.

When is Amazon Prime Day 2021?

Amazon Prime Day 2021 will run from June 21-22.

Will RedCard members get extra discounts during Target Deal Days?

In past years, Target offered no exclusive deals or promotions for RedCard holders. While it remains to be seen if that trend continues, the chances of additional promotions are slim.

Regardless, Target RedCard holders will enjoy the same benefits during the competing sale they enjoy year-round, including free shipping with no order minimums and an extra 5% off at checkout.

Will the Target Circle program offer exclusive deals during Target’s competing sale?

Target Circle, the namesake’s rewards program, will likely be full of coupons and offers for the taking during Target’s competing Amazon Prime Day 2021. It’s free to join and unlocks discounts for Target shoppers, year-round.

Can anyone shop from Target’s competing Amazon Prime Day deals?

Unlike Amazon Prime Day, which is famously an exclusive event for Amazon Prime subscribers, anyone can take advantage of Target’s competing sale.

From what we’ve seen in the past, Target tends to price match many of Amazon’s doorbuster-style offers. Of course, Target can’t replicate the breadth of Amazon’s deal number, but it’s a worthy alternative for those who don’t want to pay for an Amazon Prime subscription.

If you have yet to become an Amazon Prime member, it’s free to try it out. The 30-day trial also grants you access to Prime Day.

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How do I prepare for Target’s sale?

The best way to get the best prices is to download the Target App and enroll in the company’s free loyalty program, Target Circle to reap extra discounts. Having these handy will not only save you money during Target’s Prime Day sale but also year-round.

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The 30 most popular Amazon Prime Day deals our readers bought last year – and what to expect this year

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  • Amazon Prime Day, on June 21 and 22 in 2021, is one of the most anticipated sale events of the year.
  • During the annual sale, shoppers can expect massive discounts on tech, cookware, and home goods.
  • Below are the 30 most-purchased products from last year, so you know what killer deals to expect.

Amazon Prime Day 2021 is just around the corner on June 21 and 22. During this Prime member-exclusive event, shoppers can save big on MacBooks, Instant Pots, headphones, and kitchen essentials.

While there’s no guaranteeing what will be discounted, most items in high demand during Prime Day last year – such as speakers and Amazon Kindle e-readers – will likely be on sale again.

Below, we rounded up the 30 most-purchased items from last year’s Prime Day event. If you’re not already a member, you might want to sign up for a Prime membership to access the upcoming deal event. Right now, first-time subscribers can get their first 30 days for free.

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Here are the 30 most-purchased items from last year’s Amazon Prime Day

1. Crest 3D Whitestrips

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Crest 3D White Professional Effects Whitestrips + Crest 3D White 1-Hour Express Whitestrips Treatment Kit

White strips are arguably the easiest way to brighten your teeth and you can grab the two-in-one treatment kit on Amazon. We don’t know if it’ll be on sale this year, but it’s likely. 

Crest 3D Whitestrips are our favorite pick in our guide to teeth whitening kits recommended by dentists, and they were the most purchased product from our stories last Prime Day.

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2. Airpods Pro

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Apple AirPods Pro

Apple AirPods are our favorite wireless earbuds for iPhone users, and for good reason. They are convenient to pair and set up and they sound great. Last Prime Day, the wireless buds were $50 off, and we’re already seeing better savings on early Prime Day Deals, with AirPods Pro $60 off.

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3. Apple AirPods with Charging Case

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Apple AirPods Pro

Apple AirPods are our favorite wireless earbuds for iPhone users, and for good reason. They are convenient to pair and set up and they sound great. Last Prime Day, the wireless buds were $50 off, and we’re already seeing better savings on early Prime Day Deals, with AirPods Pro $60 off.

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4. Echo Dot

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Echo Dot 3rd Gen Smart Speaker with Alexa

If you want to blast music while cleaning or cooking — or simply want to ask Siri when Brad Pitt’s birthday is — you need the Echo Dot in your life. It comes in four matte colors, is designed to protect your privacy, and will connect to Amazon Music, Spotify, and others. Last year’s 3rd generation is still a top performer, but you can also score on the newer 4th generation.

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5. Fire TV Stick 4K

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MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener

You consistently upgrade your smartphone, laptop, and clothing, but how about your garage? The MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener enables you to open and close your garage door regardless of location. You also may qualify for free in-garage delivery by Amazon Available.

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6. LifeStraw personal water filter

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LifeStraw Personal Water Filter for Hiking, Camping, Travel, and Emergency Preparedness

If you have a camping or hiking trip scheduled, it’s a good idea to pack the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter with you. This less-than-one-pound travel essential removes bacteria and parasites that may creep around your space and will provide 1,000 gallons of clean and safe drinking water.

The LifeStraw removes bacteria and parasites from water as well as microplastics, so you can have the peace of mind of a lightweight, mobile water purifier wherever you go. It’s a no-brainer for hiking, camping, travel, and emergency preparedness. 

Amazon sold 150,000 in 2018 and sold even more — 200,000 — in 2019. This practical and portable accessory jumped more than a dozen spots on our list to become one of the top five best-sellers among Insider readers.

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7. Kindle Paperwhite

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Kindle Paperwhite

The Kindle is a beloved e-reader for bookworms and the occasional page flipper alike and now, the brand’s Paperwhite is waterproof and comes with double the storage of the former model. It reads like paper even in bright sunlight and is perfect as a summer beach reading companion. What’s more, the Paperwhite is now waterproof and offers two times the storage.

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8. MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener

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MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener

You consistently upgrade your smartphone, laptop, and clothing, but how about your garage? The MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener enables you to open and close your garage door regardless of location. You also may qualify for free in-garage delivery by Amazon Available.

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9. Amazon Smart Plug

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Amazon Smart Plug (works with Alexa)

If you’ve ever wanted to turn the lights off while lying in bed, the Amazon Smart Plug makes it possible. You can schedule fans, lights, and appliances to turn on and off, and you can even control your power banks when you’re out of the house.

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10. Amazon Music Unlimited

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Amazon Music Unlimited

The summer is coming, backyard BBQs are on the rise, and you want to play your favorite tunes without ads. Enter Amazon Music Unlimited — a service providing on-demand music to any song, offline listening during plane travel, and your personal library of podcasts to follow. Non-Prime members can try it for three months free, and Amazon Prime members will pay $7.99 monthly after a four-month trial.

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11. 23andMe DNA test

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23andMe Health + Ancestry Service

Among all the available at-home DNA tests on the market, 23andMe is our top pick for people looking for insight into their health data alongside ancestry information. 23andMe is a private, protected service that will give you personalized results based on your DNA. 

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12. Echo Flex

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Echo Flex — Plug-In Mini Smart Speaker with Alexa

With a smartphone, we can have our Personal Assistant Siri answer our questions and commands in less than five seconds. But, if you’re not by your phone, Echo Flex provides instantaneous Alexa-powered capability with its smart speaker. You can set one (or multiple) in your home for a modern, added convenience.

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13. Premium Adjustable Loft Pillow

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Coop Home Goods — Premium Adjustable Loft Pillow

It’s common to trade your pillowcase with a silk one for beauty benefits, but your actual pillow should be plush, too. Coop Home Goods’ Premium Adjustable Loft Pillow lives up to its name with bamboo-derived rayon and hypoallergenic memory foam fill.

Premium Adjustable Pillow (medium, Preferred: Amazon)
14. Roku Streaming Stick+

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Roku Streaming Stick+

As an alternative to cable, Roku Streaming Stick+ provides excellent picture quality while streaming in HD, 4K, or HDR on your TV. Whether you’re looking to spruce up your living room tech or improve your basement’s movie theater, the Roku allows you to stream your favorites at the click of a button.

Streaming Stick+ (medium)
15. Instant Pot Nova

Instant Pot Nova 6 Qt 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker

Instant Pot Nova 6 Qt 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker

Ultra joined the Instant Pot family as its latest addition, and we’re so here for it. You can preset cooking programs and replace seven common kitchen appliances, thanks to built-in functionality as a rice cooker, slow cooker, and more.

Duo Nova Pressure Cooker 7-in-1 (6 Qt) (medium, Preferred: Amazon)
16. AncestryDNA

AncestryDNA

AncestryDNA: Genetic Ethnicity Test, Ethnicity Estimate, AncestryDNA Test Kit

AncestryDNA is our top choice among at-home DNA tests on the market for tracking down your roots and understanding your cultural makeup, thanks to its massive database and ability to easily connect with family members on the site. At this super low price, it’s a great time to snag the perfect gift for anyone in your life interested in footsteps from centuries ago.

Genetic Ethnicity Test (medium, Preferred: Amazon)
17. iRobot Roomba 692 Robot Vacuum

iRobot Roomba 692 Robot Vacuum

iRobot Roomba 692 Robot Vacuum

The iRobot Roomba vacuum was one of the most popular buys last year, and it’s easy to understand why. The Roomba is WiFi-connected, Alexa-powered, and will follow pre-scheduled cleaning routes. It’s one of our favorite spring cleaning products, too.

Also check out other great early Prime Day deals on vacuums, including robot, cordless, and upright.

Roomba 692 (medium, Preferred: Amazon)

 

18. Echo Show 8 HD Smart Display

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Echo Show 8 HD Smart Display

If you’ve ever wanted a TV in your kitchen but don’t have the space, you should add the Echo Show 8 to your Amazon Prime cart this shopping season. There’s a new model that released in early June, but the 2020 favorite, currently on sale for just $90, features video calling, smart home controls, and a digital picture frame that plays your memories in a loop.

Echo Show 8 (medium, Preferred: Amazon)
19. 5W USB Official OEM Charger

Amazon 5W USB Official OEM Charger and Power Adapter for Fire Tablets and Kindle eReaders

Amazon 5W USB Official OEM Charger and Power Adapter for Fire Tablets and Kindle eReaders

Lots of our readers picked up this wall adapter for Amazon Fire products, like Kindles and Fire tablets. Whether shoppers were looking for a replacement or a spare, we don’t know for sure. But this already-affordable adapter will likely see another discount on Amazon Prime Day.

5W USB Official OEM Charger and Power Adapter for eReaders (medium, Preferred: Amazon)
20. Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

Bose QuietComfort 35 (Series II), $349

Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Bluetooth Headphones, Noise Canceling with Alexa

Whether you’re working from home or want to tune out noise while you’re at the park, the Bose QuietComfort headphones will likely see another big discount on Prime Day. These headphones are Alexa-enabled to access music, information, and volume controls.

QuietComfort 35 II (medium, Preferred: Amazon)
21. Blink Mini

Amazon Blink Mini cam showcase

Blink Mini Compact Indoor Plug-In Smart Security Camera

The Blink Mini is an HD indoor plug-in security camera that has motion detection software and two-way audio. Setup is easy, it works with Alexa, and the less-than-$35 product will likely be discounted even more this Prime Day.

Blink Mini (medium, Preferred: Amazon)
22. Kindle Paperwhite Leather Cover

Kindle Paperwhite Leather Cover (10th Generation 2018)

Kindle Paperwhite Leather Cover

E-readers are frequently tossed from beach bag to backpack to nightstand, so they need a protective case. The Kindle Paperwhite Leather Cover is made from authentic leather so you’ll have years of leisure-time reading without worry.

Kindle Paperwhite Leather Case (medium, Preferred: Amazon)
23. Waterpik Water Flosser

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Waterpik WP-660 Water Flosser Electric Dental Countertop Professional Oral Irrigator for Teeth

Your dentist recommends flossing each day, but some people simply don’t like to floss. The Waterpik Water Flosser will remove 99.9% of plaque and comes with seven tips for multiple family members and uses. It’s quite compact to sit on your bathroom countertop, too.

Original Electric Water Flosser (medium, Preferred: Amazon)
24. Smart LED Light Bulb

lifx light bulb

LIFX WiFi Smart LED Light Bulb (2-pack)

Yes, your lights can sync with Alexa, and the LIFX WiFi Smart LED Light Bulbs are a prime (no pun intended) choice. You can adjust the brightness with this smart tech and even schedule on and off modes.

Wi-Fi Smart LED Light Bulb (medium, Preferred: Amazon)
25. Instant Pot Aura Pro

Instant Pot Aura 8 Quart

Instant Pot Aura Pro Multi-Use Programmable Slow Cooker with Sous Vide 

The Instant Pot is one of the highlights of Prime Day, and the Aura Pro is a standout for its 11 smart programs and built-in sous vide to ensure your food is cooked to the perfect temperature. With so many slow cookers on the market, this one is exceptional for its advanced heat controls.

Aura Pro Multi-Use Programmable Slow Cooker with Sous Vide (8 Qt) (medium, Preferred: Amazon)
26. Ring Video Doorbell

A ring video doorbell in white.

Ring Video Doorbell

With the Ring Video Doorbell, you can add another smart gadget to your home and screen any visitors before you open your front door. It has motion sensors, privacy zones, and crisper night vision.

Video Doorbell (2020) (medium, Preferred: Amazon)
27. Echo Show 5

Amazon Echo Show 5

Echo Show 5 Smart Display with Alexa

The Echo Show 5 is similar to the brand’s other smart displays and typically has discounts on Prime Day. There is a new model arriving in June. Not only will you have a slew of apps to add to your library but you’ll also be able to pull up recipes on the screen for cooking.

Echo Show 5 (medium, Preferred: Amazon)
28. Roku Express HD Streaming Media Player

Roku streaming player

Roku Express HD Streaming Media Player

The Roku Express makes any TV a smart TV. It’s simple to set up, includes a high-speed HDMI cable, and no extra fees. Simply turn on your favorite show and enjoy.

Express (medium, Preferred: Amazon)
29. Instant Pot Duo Crisp 11 in 1

Best multitasking air fryer Instant Pot Duo Crisp

Instant Pot Duo Crisp 11-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker with Air Fryer

This Instant Pot is a pressure cooker and air fryer duo. Generally, you’ll find up to 50% air fryers, so a similar deal may be available this year for Instant Pots.

Duo Crisp Pressure Cooker with Air Fryer (8 Qt) (medium, Preferred: Amazon)
30. Anker Soundcore Bluetooth Speaker

Anker Soundcore Speaker Prime Day 2019

Anker Soundcore Bluetooth Speaker

Whether tanning on the beach, picnicking at the park, or hosting a backyard pool party, a Bluetooth speaker is essential. Anker’s speaker is waterproof, delivers exceptional sound, and maintains an instant connection up to 66 feet.

Soundcore (medium, Preferred: Amazon)
Amazon Prime Day 2021 FAQs

When is Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day is on June 21 and June 22 and deals will run not only throughout this time, but also the day before in some cases.


What is Amazon Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day is an online shopping event providing early access to deals for Prime members. If you’d like to take part in all of the deals and discounts, you can register for a 30-day free trial. After that, you’ll be charged $12.99 or $119 per year as a Prime member.

Sign up to be a Prime member here.


How long will Amazon Prime Day last?

Typically, it’s a two-day sale. Originally, however, it began as a single-day event. This year, it’ll be two days worth of deals on popular items like MacBooks, air fryers, and home goods.


What are some deals to expect?

Deals change each year but you can expect to find major discounts on Amazon product brands like Echo, Fire, and Kindle. For what’s live now, check out our guide to the best early Amazon Prime Day deals, which is updated every few hours. June 21 and 22, keep your eye out for deals similar to last year:


Do you have to be a Prime member to qualify for sales on Prime Day?

Yes, though you can sign up for the free trial.

To make the most out of your online shopping experience, look out for competitor deals at other retailers, including Target.

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The best early mattress deals for Amazon Prime Day 2021 – save on Casper, Tuft & Needle, and Lucid

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If you’ve been on the fence about trying out a bed-in-a-box, Amazon Prime Day 2021 offers lucrative discounts to help you take the plunge. This year’s Prime Day event runs from tomorrow, June 21 to June 22 and it’s a perfect time to buy a mattress.

Not only do the deals on Amazon offer great savings for Prime members, but you can expect other retailers – including direct-to-consumer brands like Casper, Leesa, and Dreamcloud – to offer their own sales to compete with the event. No matter what mattress you’re in the market for, it’s likely you’ll find savings of a couple hundred dollars during Amazon Prime Day.

If you haven’t quite settled on what mattress is best for you yet, we’ve outlined picks in our mattress buying guide for every type of sleeper. We also have dedicated guides for the best mattresses for side sleepers, the best foam mattresses, and best mattresses for back pain.

With Prime Day starting tomorrow, we’ll continue to update this guide with the best deals. For now, check out our coverage of the best mattress deals happening now for the most up-to-date information on mattress deals.

Early Prime Day mattress deals from Amazon

Original Hybrid Mattress (Queen) (small, Preferred: Amazon)Mint Mattress (Queen) (small, Preferred: Amazon)8-Inch Gel Memory Foam Mattress (small)

Other mattress deals and sales

In addition to the savings you can find on Amazon, most mattress companies are running their own sales right now. Here are all the major mattress sales happening now, plus some exclusive deals for Insider readers.

Exclusive mattress sales for Insider readers:

  • Casper: Use code INSIDER to save $100 on the Original mattress or $200 on the Nova or Wave mattresses
  • Cocoon by Sealy: Use code INSIDER36 for 36% off sitewide
  • DreamCloud: Get $200 off a mattress and $399 in free accessories with code INSIDER
  • Leesa: Save an additional 20% off Hybrid and Legend mattresses with code INSIDER
  • Nectar: Use code INSIDER to save (discount increases with mattress size)
  • Tempur-Pedic: Use code BI30 to get 30% off Tempur-Cloud mattresses

The best mattress sales happening right now:

  • Avocado: Save $250 on the Organic Luxury Plush Mattress with code LIBERTY, Save $100 on Latex Mattresses with code SLEEPFREE, save $100 on Green and Vegan Hybrid Mattresses with code SLEEPFREE
  • Awara: $300 off mattresses + $499 in free accessories
  • Bear: 25% off all mattresses + $250 free gift set with code CHILL
  • Big Fig Mattress: $200 off The Big Fig Mattress with code DADSDAY
  • Birch: $200 off mattresses + 2 free pillows with code MEMORIALDAY200
  • Brooklyn Bedding: 20% off mattresses with code SUMMER20
  • Casper: Save 15% off mattress, 10% off pillows, sheets, and more
  • Cocoon by Sealy: 35% off chill mattresses + free pillows and sheets with every purchase
  • DreamCloud: $200 off mattresses + $399 in free accessories
  • Emma: Up to 35% off all mattresses
  • GhostBed: 30% of mattresses + 2 free pillows
  • Helix: Save $200 off on orders of $1,750 or more with code MEMORIALDAY200, $150 off orders of $1,250 or more with code MEMORIALDAY150, or $100 off orders of $600 or more with code MEMORIALDAY100, + 2 free pillows
  • Leesa: Up to $400 off mattresses and 15% off bundles
  • Nectar: $399 of accessories with every mattress purchase
  • Nolah: Up to $800 off mattresses + 2 free pillows
  • Purple: Free sheets + pillow with select mattress purchases
  • Saatva: $200 off mattress purchases of $950 or more
  • Sleep Number: Save up to $1,000 on select Sleep Number 360 smart beds,
  • Tempur-Pedic: Save $500 on Tempur-Breeze mattresses, + $300 instant gift with mattress set purchase; save 30% on the Tempur-Cloud mattress; buy one, get one free on Tempur pillows.
  • Tuft & Needle: Up to 20% off sitewide
  • Wayfair: Mattresses starting at $130 with sales on big names like Sealy, Casper, Serta, and Simmons

What mattress deals can I expect during Prime Day?

We won’t know the specific deals until Prime Day rolls around. If you’re in a hurry, we rounded up the best mattress sales happening this June, which may spill over into Amazon Prime Day.

What’s the best mattress to buy?

When shopping for a mattress, you’ll want to consider any medical conditions you may have, your ideal sleep position, body size, and preference. Side sleepers tend to prefer a softer mattress, while back sleepers, stomach sleepers, heavy people, and those with back pain need the support of a firmer mattress to bring their spine into proper alignment. If you share a bed with someone who has wildly different sleep preferences than you, you may benefit from a Split King mattress or an adjustable air bed like the Sleep Number 360 i8 Smart Bed.

We’ve tested dozens of mattresses over the years, so much so that we put together a comprehensive guide to the best mattresses. If you’re looking for a budget mattress available on Amazon, we love the Zinus Cooling Gel Memory Foam Mattress. Other plush favorites include brands like Dreamcloud, Tempur-Pedic, and Leesa.

The best way to find out if a mattress is right for you is to sleep on it for several nights. This makes a long risk-free sleep trial important. Fortunately, most bed-in-a-box brands offer trials of 90 nights or more whether you purchase your mattress from the company’s website or from Amazon.

What size mattress should you buy?

In general, Twin, Twin XL, and Full-size beds are for individuals sleeping alone, while Queen, King, and California King mattresses are for couples. If you’re a smaller person who sleeps alone, a Twin should be big enough. If you’re a little taller, go with Twin XL. And, if you’re a bigger, go with a Full.

Most couples will be happy with a Queen, the most popular mattress size. Taller people should consider the Cal King. And, larger sleeping partners will benefit from a King. You may also want a larger mattress if you share a bed with pets.

How much should I spend on a mattress?

Price doesn’t take center stage as much as comfort and preference. Here’s our breakdown on what you can expect to spend on a new mattress:

Type of mattress Budget Mid-priced Luxury
Foam mattress $450 or less From $1,000 From $1,300
Innerspring mattress $600 or less From $1,000 From $1,200
Hybrid mattress $1,100 or less From $1,500 From $2,200
Latex mattress $1,200 or less From $2,000 From $2,500

Based on rigorous testing and research, our favorite mattress, the Dreamcloud Premier Hybrid Mattress, is just under $1,400. But, our best budget option, Zinus, is often available on Amazon for less than $350.

In our testing, we’ve found that you generally get what you pay for when you invest in a mattress. Also, keep in mind that this is an item that you’ll spend a third of your life on for the next decade or more. Your comfort is worth spending a few extra cents per night to get the mattress that is right for you.

Where to buy a mattress: online or in store?

You may find peace of mind in going to a store to lay down on a mattress before you buy, but in our experience it takes several nights of sleeping on a mattress to know if it’s right for you. Online retailers can deliver mattresses right to your door and offer lengthy risk-free trial periods so you can give your bed a realistic shake before committing.

Other Amazon Prime Day 2021 FAQs

What is Amazon Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day is an exclusive shopping event where everything from mattresses to coffee machines go on sale. This one-day event grew in popularity and is now a 48-hour online deal-dash, so be sure to have Amazon as your prime (no pun intended) tab in June if you plan on shopping the deals.

When is Amazon Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day 2021 will run from midnight PDT on June 21 through June 22. Competing retailers like Walmart (now through June 23) and Target (now through June 22) will also be holding their own sales during that time. We will keep you updated with all of the online deals across the web during this sales event.

Do I have to be a Prime Member?

Yes, you have to have Prime-member status in order to qualify for the various deals, but if you’re not ready to commit to a full membership, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial to shop the sale. Sign up below so you don’t miss out.

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