How to spot the best deals during Amazon Prime Day 2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019, the two-day shopping extravaganza exclusively for Amazon Prime subscribers, starts on Monday, July 15, at 12 p.m. PT / 3AM ET and ends on July 16 at 11:59 p.m. PT / 2:59 p.m. ET. There will be thousands of deals to view all product categories in Amazon's huge online storefront and some of these discounts are the best you'll see until Black Friday.


Part of the pleasure of Prime Day comes from buying things you didn't expect to buy and could be no budget for that. Based on last year's premium day, there will be new Lightning Deals every few minutes of the 48-hour route, and they will often also be very good products.

More careful buyers, who do not want to break their budget, buy everything that looks good, will make a wish list and stick to it (or try). If you want to be sure that you get everything on your wish list, I have good news: you don't have to have a tab for every item that is constantly refreshed in your browser. There are a few strategies that you can use to ensure that you don't miss anything, and none of it means that you are glued to your computer or phone all day.

Make price notifications

First, I recommend creating a price alert for each product that you are interested in, especially if you have to do other things while you work Prime Day 2019. The warning will do all the work in the pipeline by letting you know when your wish list has reached the price you want and, crucially, if it has previously been sold for that price.

There are a few different online sources for making price alerts, though Camelcamelcamel is my favourite. It's a fast, handy tool that lets you create as many custom alerts for products as you want, meaning it's perfect for Prime Day. As soon as one of the products falls below the amount set on your price alert, you will immediately receive an email. And if you have already saved a wish list on Amazon, you can import it Camelcamelcamel.

While visually bald bones, CamelCamelCamel is a robust price tracker

To use Camelcamelcamel, register for a free account (you can perform a price check on items without registering, but you cannot save notifications). And if you want to see the price trend for a product that you keep track of, the browser extension is useful. If you click on the extensions icon, an unobtrusive overview of historical price data is displayed and you can also set a price alert for the extension immediately.

Price reporting is the best way to plan ahead for Prime Day 2019. Of course, all Amazon products will be at the front, such as the Echo smart speakers and Echo Show smart displays, Ring and Blink home security cameras & # 39; s Amazon Fire TV devices, Fire tablets, Kindles and more. But for everything outside of Amazon's own products, such as deals on 4K HDR TVs, headphones, phones, game consoles and more, it's best to make a report.

Look outside of Amazon


Prime Day is a large event that demonstrates the presence of Amazon in the retail trade, so of course other retail chains notice that. You can sometimes find better deals from Best Buy, Target, Walmart and online stores such as Drop (formerly Massdrop). We will compile the best anti-Prime Day sales once they have arrived. If the Amazon sale doesn't have everything you want, or if you just want to make sure you get the best deal, you can look around.

Trust the experts

We are a demanding group here The edge, so don't worry if you enter Prime Party 2019 without preparation. We remove the best deals on technology and keep our news coverage up-to-date with new Lightning sales items, while eliminating old ones to avoid confusion. So mark July 15 and 16 in your diary, mark our coverage and maybe start spending some money.

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