The Amazon Prime Day 2020 countdown is on, we are a few hours away from its departure. During the last edition of the event, the e-commerce giant sold 175 million products in around 20 countries and this year, it intends to do better and offer even more promotions and good deals to retain or attract new customers. . We take stock of everything you need to know to prepare for Amazon Prime Day.
What is Prime Day?
Prime Day is a global business event initiated by Amazon and reserved exclusively for members of the Amazon Prime program. It takes place once a year, and is usually held in July and takes place over 48 hours. This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic that affected the whole world, it was postponed to October.
Like Black Friday, which as a reminder, begins this year on November 27, 2020, it allows you to make great savings on a large selection of products. Can participate in Prime Day, Amazon Prime members (paying or benefiting from the free 30-day trial), Prime Student members (paying or benefiting from the 6-month trial) as well as guests benefiting from the benefit of Prime delivery.
The benefits of being Amazon Prime
In addition to benefiting from the free one-day delivery out of millions of eligible items in mainland France, Monaco and Belgium, Prime members also benefit from many other advantages such as:
Prime Video, Amazon’s video streaming service that allows them to have unlimited access to the Amazon Prime Video catalog comprising Prime Original movies and series including The Grand Tour and award-winning series such as “The Man in the High Castle”, “ Mozart in the Jungle ”or even“ Transparent ”.
Prime Minister Photos, which allows photos to be saved on Amazon’s secure servers thanks to a unlimited storage space on Amazon Drive, available for Amazon Prime members residing in metropolitan France or Belgium.
Prime Gaming, a service dedicated to players who every month receive free games, game content and a free subscription to a Twitch.tv channel.
Prime Music : the music streaming service comprising a catalog with more than 2 million tracks, without advertising and at no additional cost, accessible on all your favorite devices, and downloadable for offline listening.
Amazon Music Unlimited which allows access to more than 50 million music tracks without advertising and without interruption. The service includes an offline mode allowing you to listen to your music without an internet connection (once after downloading it) or hands-free mode with the Alexa voice assistant. At the moment, and until October 14, 2020, an offer allows new customers to take advantage of the Amazon Music Unlimited service at 0.99 € for 4 months of unlimited listening.
Prime Reading, a catalog of several hundred ebooks updated regularly, allowing you to read from your Kindle e-reader, your smartphone or your tablet via the free Kindle application, but also from your computer.
The Kindle Lending Library, which if you have a Kindle, gives you the option of borrowing one Kindle eBook per month for free.
Prime Student, the service reserved for students which allows them to benefit from the advantages of Amazon Prime such as: free 1 working day delivery on millions of eligible items, hundreds of films and series on Prime Video, more than 2 million titles to listen to on Prime Music, hundreds of ebooks to borrow from Prime Reading (except during the 90 day trial), numerous Twitch perks and priority access to qualifying flash sales.
While the subscription for standard Prime members is billed at € 49 per year, eligible students benefit from a 90-day free trial then a subscription at 24 euros per year, that is, more than 50% reduction in the amount of the Amazon Prime subscription.
Amazon Prime priority access, giving access to eligible flash sales 30 minutes before all customers of the Amazon.fr site.
Guest, which allows Amazon Prime members to invite a member of their household, (living at the same address) to share the delivery benefits. Some program benefits cannot be shared, such as access to the Kindle Lending Library and Amazon Prime Video.
At what time do the Prime Day offers start and until when?
Prime Day 2020 starts Tuesday October 13, 2020 from midnight and will last until October 14, 2020 at 11:59 pm, or 48 hours of promotions. Offers are available until stocks run out, and flash sales have a limited time (usually a few hours). However, offers are already available:
- Zelda storage bag – Nintendo Switch at 10.99 €: CLICK HERE
- Echo Dot 3rd generation at € 19.99: CLICK HERE
- Pack of 2 Philips Hue LED bulbs bhaud white E27 at € 21.44: CLICK HERE
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild at 46.34 €: CLICK HERE
- Logitech G502 Hero Wired Gaming Mouse at € 49.99: CLICK HERE
- Echo Show 5 connected screen at € 44.99: CLICK HERE
- Echo Show 8 connected screen at € 64.99: CLICK HERE
- JBL Flip speaker 5 to 99 €: CLICK HERE
- 4th generation Echo connected speaker + Philips Hue bulb at € 99.99: CLICK HERE
- Apple Airpods 2 at 139 €: CLICK HERE
- Apple Airpods Pro at 214 €: CLICK HERE
- Huawei GT Watch 2 connected watch gray steel strap at 202.99 €: CLICK HERE
- Apple iPhone SE at 459 €: CLICK HERE
- Apple iPhone 11 at € 715: CLICK HERE
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