How to Save Money on Amazon Shopping

Amazon is THE ultimate online shopping destination where you can pretty much find anything you want and need – from books to electronics, music to movies, grocery items to household supplies, toys, clothing, jewelry, sporting goods and millions more.

As of January 2017, the e-commerce giant already has a total of 398,040,250 products sold on the site!  What’s good about the site is that it offers fast delivery options and awesome deals.

To make the most out of your shopping experience, here are 8 more ways to save money on shopping from Amazon.

1. Sign up for Amazon Prime.

If you are a frequent shopper on Amazon, you should definitely sign up for Prime to get away from paying for shipping costs.  For a $99/year membership, you can enjoy free two-day shipping plus early access to exclusive lightning deals, unlimited photo storage and free access to thousands of movies, TV shows, music, e-books and audiobooks.  Get your free 30-day trial HERE.

2. Share Amazon Prime.

If $99/year is expensive for you, you can take advantage of Amazon Household to share select Prime benefits and split the membership fee.  Click HERE to know more about Amazon Household.

3. Join Amazon Family.

Amazon Family is a $99/year Prime Membership with additional perks such as 20% off diapers and baby wipes and additional family-centric discounts and recommendations.  All you need to do is create a child profile to start enjoying the perks of Amazon Family.

4. Become a Prime Student.

If you’re a college student, you can sign up for a 6-month trial of Amazon Prime and upgrade your membership for half the price ($49.50) once your trial ends.

5. Use Amazon’s “Subscribe & Save.”

If you shop groceries, pet supplies or other household products regularly, you can “Subscribe & Save” to unlock extra savings and schedule automatic deliveries.  Check out this page to know how you can subscribe.

6. Check out the Amazon Outlet.

The Amazon Outlet is the best place to find great deals and bargains on all sorts of items such as electronics, clothing, accessories and a lot more.  These are usually markdowns and overstock items.

7. Trade In Your Used Items to Amazon Gift Cards.

If you have old tablets, laptops, smartphones or other gadgets lying around at home collecting dust, you can trade them in for Amazon Gift Cards.  Read out the criteria here.

8. Use coupons.

Last but not the least, don’t forget to check out the Coupon Page on Amazon for more discounts.


About Toni Marie

Toni is a regular contributing author on Guest Money Blog. In addition to writing about money topics, she also likes to write about relationships and health.
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