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There’s no denying that Amazon Prime Day is one of the biggest shopping events of the year in Canada, the US and abroad. It’s the time to find the best deals on tech, home goods, appliances and more, and an Amazon Prime membership is your ticket to savings.
For those who have been anxiously awaiting news about this year’s sale event, Amazon Canada just revealed all the details about Prime Day 2022 — and you’re going to want to take notes.
On Thursday, Amazon announced that this year’s massive shopping event will take place on July 12 and 13 — but early deals will kick off on June 21. This year’s sale will include brands such as Beats, Casper, iRobot and SharkNinja.
So what do we know about Prime Day 2022 in Canada? Keep reading to find out.
What is Amazon Prime Day 2022 in Canada?
Prime Day is Amazon’s biggest and best global shopping event with deals offered exclusively for Amazon Prime members. The event usually lasts two days, with flash sales and limited-time savings to take advantage of.
When is Amazon Prime Day 2022 in Canada?
After months of waiting, Amazon has announced the official dates of Prime Day 2022 in Canada.
This year, shoppers will be able to take advantage of two days of sales and deals, as the shopping event runs from July 12 at 3 am EST (12 am PST) to July 13 at 2:59 pm EST (11:59 pm PST) ), but early deals start as early as June 21.
If you want to get ahead of the game this Prime Day, set up a wishlist and stay on top of upcoming sales by watching for your preferred deals. You can even download the Amazon App, so you’ll never miss out on your must-have items while you’re on the go. Just scroll through Upcoming sales tab, and tap Watch this deal to be notified when the item goes on sale.
Amazon Prime Day 2022 is coming — for all the latest news about the shopping event, as well as the Amazon deals and sales you can shop in Canada in the meantime.
What does a Prime membership include?
In addition to access to Prime Day sales and deals, a Prime membership has tons of additional year-round perks. It includes free two-day and same-day shipping, access to Prime Video original TV shows and movies, and free e-book and music downloads through Prime Music and Prime Reading. If you’re not already a member, you can enroll in a 30-day free trial that gives you all of the benefits of a Prime membership without the full commitment.
Currently Amazon Prime membership costs $99/year or $9.99/month for Canadian subscribers. Discounted rates are also available for students.
How can I find the best Amazon deals?
Beyond Prime Day, Amazon’s shopping pages are broken down into easy-to-shop sections that give you access to the best daily deals. Under the Deals Store tab, you’ll find each section filled with limited-time offers.
Deals of the Day: Here you’ll find a selection of items that have been marked down for 24 hours.
Lightning Deals: These exclusive sales last for just a few hours, while supplies last. Keep track of the progress bar because once it reaches 100 per cent or time runs out, the discount is over. Prime members receive access to these deals 30 minutes before the public.
Savings & Sales: Find deals on marked-down items available to purchase through Amazon’s vast online marketplace, without the time crunch.
Coupons: Get the best prices on the items you know and love with an ever-changing selection of coupons.
In case you’re curious about what you can expect to find on sale, scroll through for some of the most popular Canadian Prime Day purchases among shoppers since 2020, the last time that the sale was held in Canada.
Perfect for hiking, camping and backpack travel, the hollow membrane technology inside this portable filter gives you access to clean drinking water anywhere, keeping you safe and hydrated during all outdoor adventures.
$19 at Amazon
Decorative and functional lights for your home that are compatible with Alexa, Echo and Google Home. The Govee smart led light strip could free puts you in charge with easy to use voice controls to turn on/off the light strip or even set the brightness.
$40 at Amazon
This all-natural Vitamin C serum proudly formulated in Canada is a must-have for anti-aging and acne scar prevention.
$27 at Amazon
An upgrade to the all-time bestseller Instant Pot Duo series, this model combines the features of a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, food warmer, and yogurt maker.
$130 at Amazon
Bring the taste of your favorite fast food coffee home with this box of 32 single-serve K-Cup pods. Full-bodied, bold, and flavourful, this Regular coffee is an ideal way to start your day.
$48 at Amazon