What Is Amazon Prime Day And When is Amazon Prime Day Of 2021
Amazon’s annual fire-cracker sale is around the corner. Pitched as Amazon’s “holiday of savings,” it gives Black Friday, Wal-Mart and other rivals, a run for their money. Here’s what you need to know, including when it is, the best deals to expect, and tips and tricks on how to master Prime Day of 2021.
What is Amazon Prime Day?
As an ode to Amazon flourishing in the market and marking its 20th anniversary, in 2015 Amazon introduced a full day of sales on Amazon.com. The company offered deep pocketed discounts on Amazon-branded products as well as tens of thousands of other items from third-party sellers. This entire event dating back to 2015, called Prime Day, was a ravishing success. From 2015 onwards, Amazon has turned “Prime Day” into an annual sales extravaganza.
When is Amazon Prime Day 2021?
Amazon has officially launched Prime Day 2021 to be effective from Monday, June 21 to Tuesday, June 22. The company specified Prime Day to kick off at 12am PDT (or 3am EDT) and decided it to run through June 22.
If you’re on the hunt for valuable bargains, it is important to note for further years to come that Amazon’s multi-day sales event usually happens in summer, though last year it was pushed to October. For reference, in past years, Prime Day occurred on the following dates:
1. July 15, 2015 (Wednesday): Lasted 24 hours
2. July 12, 2016 (Tuesday): Lasted 24 hours
3. July 11 (Tuesday) to July 12, 2017 (Wednesday): Lasted 30 hours
4. July 16 (Monday) to July 17, 2018 (Tuesday): Lasted 36 hours
5. July 15 (Monday) to July 16, 2019 (Tuesday): Lasted 48 hours
6. Oct. 13 (Tuesday) to Oct. 14, 2020 (Wednesday): Lasted 48 hours
Where will Prime Day 2021 be available?
Prime Day is available to Prime members in the US, UK, UAE, Spain, Singapore, Netherlands, Mexico, Luxembourg, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, China, Canada, Belgium, Austria, Australia, Turkey, and Brazil. Anyone can start a free 30-day Prime trial.
Prime Day, as the name suggests, is aimed at Amazon Prime subscribers. The service costs $119 per year (or $12.99 per mont, but students are offered 50% off and there’s a 30-day free trial. Prime gives Amazon shoppers a few distinct advantages, which includes free one- or two-day shipping on most items, as well as access to other Prime services like Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Pantry, Prime Now, etc.
If you’ve never subscribed to Prime, you can get a free one-month trial. We recommend you sign up stat – as soon as possible so you’re able to shop Prime Day early deals during your trial period. You can always cancel your subscription before your trial period comes to an end.
Disclaimer: We’re highlighting the prices we expect, naturally, they are not guaranteed. We’re making highly educated, knowledgeable guesses from our experience. These prices come from an enormous amount of research, both from previous Prime Day events and other Amazon deals.