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Prime Day 2017: Early Access & Discounts

BY: Christopher Mahar | Dec 11, 2018

Shopping with Alexa already feels like a glimpse into the future–simply tell your robot assistant what you want and check another chore off the to-do list. This year though Amazon is making that link between Alexa and the future even more literal, with customers who shop by voice getting early access to select Prime Day deals a full two hours before the general public! Beginning July 10, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. PT, ask "Alexa, what are your deals?" to get your insider access. But that's not all Alexa can do for you this Prime Day. Read on for the full scoop.

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Alexa Gives You $20 Off Prime Membership

Alexa early access Prime Day voice shoppingJust in time for the Amazon Prime Day deals, say "Alexa, sign me up for Prime" to your Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show, or Amazon Tap to sign up for a year of Prime membership for just $79–a $20 savings. You will then have immediate access to all the Prime Day benefits and sales.

Alexa Gives You A $10 Promo Code

While the official Prime Day is a 30-hour shopping event that starts on the evening of Monday, July 10 and runs through Wednesday, July 12, today is the first day of a series of lead-up deals that run right into the main event. Use Alexa to buy something for the first time between now and July 9 and receive a $10 Amazon promo code! Here are some of the sample deals going on right now:
  • Save $50 on Bose Soundlink Bluetooth speaker III
  • Save $20 on Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus 2nd Generation – works with Alexa
  • Save $7 on Wemo Mini smart plug
  • Save $6 on Greenies dog treats, original flavor, 27 oz.
  • Save 50% on Wickedly Prime Sweet n’ Cheesy Popcorn Mix
  • Save 35% on Haribo Gummi Bear 12-pack
  • Save 30% on Squatty Potty
Offers rotate often, so just keep asking "Alexa, what are your deals?" I promise you that she won't get annoyed.