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Five ways to save when shopping on Amazon

Amazon is one of the biggest retailers in the world.

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Here are five ways to save if you’re shopping online.


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1. Shop with Prime

Amazon Prime’s annual subscription is $139. Recipients of Medicaid, SNAP, and other government aid can subscribe for $6.99 a month. Students can subscribe for $7.49 a month. Read more about it here.

Prime members get free two-day shipping with every order. They also get access to exclusive discounts, and free two-hour grocery delivery. You’ll also have free access to Prime Video, Prime Music, Amazon Reading, and discounts through Amazon Family.

You can also share your prime account with one other adult in your household, free of charge.

2.Try subscribe and save

To save time and money, Amazon allows you to set up recurring purchases. Here is a list of products available for this service.

Amazon offers up to 15% off certain products for recurring purchases. There are also flexible scheduling options. You can adjust, pause, or cancel auto-purchases as needed.


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3. Clip coupons and shop renewed products

Amazon has coupons for most shopping categories. Some of their best deals on electronics come from Amazon Renewed.

Amazon Renewed is refurbished items and you can often find coupons on the already discounted items.

4. Use Honey

Honey, is a free browser extension. It offers discounts be aggregating and automatically checking coupons and at checkout when you shop online.

However, it has additional features on Amazon to save you more. There is a price history chart to see if you are getting a deal or can wait for a price drop.

Honey also has a watchlist feature that will let you flag items and get notifications if the price drops. It will also automatically compare the item in your cart to people who sell similar products on Amazon.

5. Learn to filter

When you are searching for an item, avoid filtering by price from lowest to highest. Rather, sort specifically by price range or only items on sale by using the menu on the left side of the webpage. Amazon also allows you to filter by reviews.


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