Bargain hunters, gather around: Amazon Prime Day is back. The pre-Black Friday shopping bonanza – officially called the Prime Early Access Sale – marks the first time the retailer has held two of its Prime Day sales in a year, and we couldn’t be happier about it.
From Tuesday, October 11 through Wednesday, October 12, the fall shopping extravaganza offers huge discounts on everything from appliances, tech and Amazon devices to laptops, household essentials, mattresses and more. – with wonderful savings on top brands including Apple, Samsung, KitchenAid, Shark, Olaplex and Maybelline, to name a few.
Prime Day can feel overwhelming, but we’re here to help – think of us as your own personal shoppers. As well as our dedicated deals guides, our live blog provides you with instant updates on deals as they happen, with unmatched savings news and expert advice on navigation in the sale. Ready? Let’s go.
Get Echo dot 4th Gen from Amazon for just £19.99 this Prime Day
Amazon Echo dot 4th Gen: from £19.99, Amazon.co.uk
Just like the other gadgets in the Echo smart speaker range, the Echo dot features the all-knowing Alexa voice assistant. You can use it to play music, set timers, switch and call other Amazon Echo users, control smart home devices, play games, access apps and more.
This deal covers the Echo dot 4th Gen in Charcoal, as the Glacier White option is currently not available. If you’re wondering if the Echo Dot is the best choice for you, it found its way into our roundup of the best smart speakers, with our writer saying, “If you’re an Alexa user, or you’re a diver your toe into the world of smart speakers, it’s a great choice for a non-invasive speaker that sounds great and fits right into the Amazon ecosystem.
daisy lesterOctober 11, 2022 11:15 am
Get the Nintendo OLED in a bundle with Lego Harry Potter
Nintendo Switch OLED with ‘Harry Potter’ Lego: Was £344.98, now £291.95, Amazon.co.uk
Looking for a deal on the best version of the Nintendo Switch yet? Amazon came to the rescue during its Prime Day extravaganza. The bundle contains the brand new console, as well as Lego Harry Potter collection for just £290. Dare we say, this will make a little one extremely happy on Christmas morning. Plus, the bundle is at its cheapest price ever. You can’t argue with that.
daisy lesterOctober 11, 2022 11:00 am
Watch out, Prime Day TV deals are coming
Savings on big buys are always popular, so if you’re looking to upgrade your TV setup this Prime Day, we’ve already lined up the best deals for you (you’re welcome). Whether you’re looking for a Samsung, LG or Panasonic device, here are the deals to have on your radar right now:
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daisy lesterOctober 11, 2022 10:45 am
Household appliances take care of alleviating your household chores
From cordless to corded models, from handheld vacuums to robot vacuums, Amazon’s second Prime Sale of the Year is packed full of vacuum cleaner deals from top brands including Shark and Eufy.
To make your life easier, we’ve rounded up the best early access sale deals on vacuum cleaners and many other devices that help you lighten up your chores:
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daisy lesterOctober 11, 2022 10:30 am
Save for these laptop deals
Laptop and Chromebook deals are always popular on Prime Day and with remote work still on the cards for many, chances are your device has a lot more to deal with these days than the occasional browsing. So if your laptop needs upgrading, let us help you find the right deal:
We’ve found the best laptop deal during Amazon’s two-day Prime Early Access sale
Prime Day Early Access begins October 11. We’ve found the best discounts and deals on top laptop brands like Dell, Huawei, Asus and more
daisy lesterOctober 11, 2022 10:15 am
Hey Google, what are the best Prime Day 2 deals?
If you’re looking for a new smart speaker or your laptop could use a replacement, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up the best deals on tech, including headphones, smartwatches, routers, doorbells, iPhones and more in our dedicated Early Access tech guide.
From Apple, Samsung and Bose to Ring, Google and more, happy shopping:
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daisy lester11 October 2022 10:00
Our budget Dyson Airwrap dupe is currently discounted
Revlon salon one-step hair dryer and volumizer: Was £62.99, now £36.99, Amazon.co.uk
Looking for a Dyson airwrap deal? Believe us, your sales veterans, you’re unlikely to find one. But Revlon’s One-Step Dryer is the perfect dupe. It landed a spot in our review of the best hot brushes, thanks to its “affordability and tons of bulk it offers.” With a whopping 40% savings, it’s time to grab it and cancel the search for a packaging deal.
daisy lesterOctober 11, 2022 09:50
Amazon discounted Philips lumea IPL machine by 30%
Philips lumea IPL prestige: Was £309, now £229.99, Amazon.co.uk
Reduced by almost 30% for Prime Day, the Philips lumea prestige BRI944/00 is corded and can be used on most hair colors and skin tones. Using the various attachments included, you can epilate the bikini area, armpits, face and lower legs.
Our reviewer tested the Philips lumea BRI/923 (a very similar model) and found that it only took three treatments for their hair to decrease in both thickness and density – which Philips claims to be true for all of its lumea machines – while other machines took longer.
daisy lesterOctober 11, 2022 09:40
Boost your skincare regimen with CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser
CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser: Was £8.79, now £6.67, Amazon.co.uk
For its new Early Access sale, Amazon has reduced the price of CeraVe products. This hydrating cleanser took the top spot in our review of the best CeraVe products, and our tester noted that it’s “perfect for use first thing in the morning, as it instantly softens skin and leaves you feeling refreshed.” It also “feels soothing on the skin and doesn’t exacerbate any irritation,” making it an ideal choice during breakouts.
daisy lesterOctober 11, 2022 09:30
Save 25% on this premier Ninja cookware set
Ninja foodi zerostick five-piece pan set: Was £200, now £149.99, Amazon.co.uk
If you’re looking to replace your old cookware set, now’s your chance, as Ninja’s best-selling three-piece cookware set is 25% off in the Prime Early Access sale. Earning the top spot in our roundup of the best pan sets, our reviewer said, “It’s the closest we’ve come to cooking with our eyes closed.”
Complete with three saucepans – 16cm, 18cm and 20cm – all feature heat-tempered glass lids and have a chip, chip and peel resistant finish. Renowned for being durable and long-lasting, the pans are suitable for all types of hobs, including induction.
daisy lesterOctober 11, 2022 09:20