Prime Day Deal Alert: Tablets and E-Readers From $25
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Black Friday Prime Day is finally here, and Amazon has a ton of amazing deals in store. But with thousands of products to choose from, and new deals starting as often as every five minutes, it's easy to get lost and think that you're actually in the Amazon. To help you on this hunt, we here at TPG are scouring Amazon all day to find the best deals that might be worth a look. And while the discounts are exciting in and of themselves, there are also ways to maximize your return on Amazon spending during this two-day sale, which you can read about at the end of the post.
Although the sale officially runs from today through tomorrow, some deals aren't available for the full 48 hours and quantities are limited, so if you're interested in an offer, you'll need to act quick. As a reminder, these discounts are available exclusively to Amazon Prime members. If you’re not currently an Amazon Prime member, you can sign up today for a free trial to take advantage of the sale. In addition, Prime Student allows college students to receive a free six-month trial membership.
With more and more airlines ditching inflight-entertainment screens in favor of streaming entertainment, it’s becoming more important to BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) when traveling. Although there are iPads on sale, purchasing one for everyone in your family could be costly. Fortunately, there are some more budget-friendly alternatives, such as Amazon’s Fire tablets and Kindles, which are reasonably priced. And with today’s discounts, you can score one for under $25 — or less if you were targeted by Amex for this offer. You also can earn extra points or cash back on select Amazon devices when clicking through a shopping portal like Rakuten (formerly Ebates).
Here are the deals:
1. 2-Pack All-New Fire 7 Tablets, 7″ Display, 16 GB – with Special Offers for $49.98 (was $99.98 — now 50% off)
Amazon.com Price: $49.98 (as of 08/15/2019 12:15pm EST - Details)
2. 2-Pack All-New Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablets, 16 GB, Kid-Proof Case for $99.98 (was $199.98 — now 50% off)
Amazon.com Price: $99.98 (as of 08/15/2019 12:15pm EST - Details)
3. Fire HD 8 Tablet, 8" HD Display, 16 GB for $49.99 (was $79.99 — now 38% off)
Amazon.com Price: $49.99 (as of 08/15/2019 12:15pm EST - Details)
4. All-New Kindle for $59.99 (was $89.99 — now 33% off)
Amazon.com Price: $59.99 (as of 08/15/2019 12:15pm EST - Details)
5. Apple iPad, Wi-Fi, 128GB for $299 (was $429 — now 30% off)
Amazon.com Price: $299 (as of 08/15/2019 12:15pm EST - Details)
6. Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e 128GB WiFi Tablet for $429.99 (was $479.99 — now 10% off)
Amazon.com Price: $429.99 (as of 08/15/2019 12:15pm EST - Details)
7. 3-Month Kindle Unlimited Subscription for $0 (was $29.97 — now 100% off)
Amazon.com Price: $0 (as of 08/15/2019 12:15pm EST - Details)
Maximize Your Purchase
Don’t forget, you can maximize your rewards on Amazon purchases by using a credit card such as the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature, Chase Freedom Unlimited, Citi® Double Cash Card or The Blue Business®️ Plus Credit Card from American Express. Check out this post for a deeper dive into the best cards for Amazon purchases — not only on Prime Day, but every day of the year. You can also stack different promotions, such as the 20% discount by using just one Amex Membership Reward point and a $10 promotional credit by spending $10+ at Whole Foods.
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