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Clever Amazon Hacks All Shoppers Should Know About

Updated on June 29, 2021 by
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Amazon has been growing in popularity year over year, and the pandemic only boosted sales for the e-commerce giant. With quarantine rules being imposed worldwide, people across the world turned to Amazon to fulfill all their shopping needs.

While many believe Black Friday or Prime Day is the best time to shop on Amazon due to the massive discounts the website offers, you can save just as much money shopping on any given day of the year. With these 10 Amazon tips and tricks, you can learn how to get great deals and save tons of money with every purchase you make. Scroll below to learn these game-changing Amazon hacks.

1. Amazon Outlet

Amazon features an outlet store that is full of discounted items. You can choose from a variety of overstocked products that come with slashed prices and massive discounts. The Amazon outlet store features a range of electronics, baby products, apparel, pet supplies, and a host of other products that are all available at clearance prices and can save you up to 80% of the original price.

2. Honey Chrome Extension

Honey is a free Google Chrome extension you can download on your browser that automatically scours the internet for the biggest coupon codes available for any purchase you make online. You won’t find yourself looking for Amazon coupon codes online for hours anymore, Honey finds them all in a matter of seconds for you. The extension also works on many other e-commerce websites and can help you save tons of dollars.

3. Amazon Warehouse

Another Warehouse is another heavily discounted marketplace on the website. Any item returned to Amazon, gets housed in the warehouse marketplace. On Amazon warehouse, you can find a variety of open-box or perused products that come with substantial discounts.

From video games to mobile phones, and from kitchen appliances to TVs, Amazon warehouse houses a multitude of high-quality products at great prices. You can check out new offers every day by simply clicking on ‘today’s deals’ on the website.

4. Subscribe & Save Program

If you purchase groceries and other essentials from Amazon, you can benefit from their subscribe & save program. This feature not only saves you money, but also offers free shipping, and saves you a ton of time reordering your weekly or monthly essentials.

If you add 5 or more products to your subscription and set up one auto-delivery to one address, you save up to 15% on your order, while Prime members can save up to 20%. It’s a flexible program that allows you to cancel or skip a delivery any time you want.

5. Amazon Outlet

Amazon features an outlet store that is full of discounted items. You can choose from a variety of overstocked products that come with slashed prices and massive discounts. The Amazon outlet store features a range of electronics, baby products, apparel, pet supplies, and a host of other products that are all available at clearance prices and can save you up to 80% of the original price.

6. Find Discounted Items with Ease

There is a very simple way to filter out discounted items for any category you browse on Amazon. All it requires is a few extra characters at the end of the URL. By adding ‘&pct-off=20-50’ (without the air quotes) to the end of the URL, Amazon will only show you products that offer between 20% – 50% discount in your chosen category.

You can simply switch out the numbers to view any other percentage of discount you’re looking for. For example, ‘&pct-off=50-80’ (without the air quotes), will show you all products offering a 50% – 80% discount.

7. Track Amazon Price Drops

Looking to buy the new iPhone on Amazon but waiting for the price to drop? You can use Camelcamelcamel to easily track when the price drops on the website and be notified, allowing you to purchase products at prices you’re comfortable with. Some products vary greatly in price, and price tracking tools such as Camelcamelcamel ensure you get the best deal possible for any given product. You can even download the Camelizer extension to your browser and sit back and wait to snag products at their lowest prices.

8. Wedding & Baby Shower Registry

Amazon offers wedding and baby registries to allow your loved ones to purchase all your gifts with ease from the comfort of their homes. When you sign up for an Amazon registry, you also receive a free gift box from the website full of goodies, as well as discounts on any products not purchased on your registry.

9. Pick Less Popular Colors

You may not have noticed before, but with many of its products, Amazon prices different colors and patterns of the same item at different prices depending on their popularity. You could save up to 10% by simply picking a less popular color or pattern while enjoying the same quality of product you want.

10. Share Your Prime Benefits for Free

You don’t have to splurge on two Prime memberships for one household. Amazon Household allows you to share your Prime benefits with your partner for free, allowing them to benefit from all Prime features at no additional cost.

You can also add up to 5 children to your Amazon Household and enjoy other features such as unlimited photo storage and digital sharing, and access to Prime Video with thousands of TV shows and movies for the whole family to enjoy.