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October Prime Day starts soon: Shop 16 can't

Sep 25, 2023Sep 25, 2023



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Last month, Amazon officially announced the dates for its Prime Big Deal Days, the Amazon Prime Day-esque event that’s kicking off very, very soon.

Cutting right to the chase, the event is next week, and will run from Tuesday, Oct. 10 to Wednesday, Oct. 11. The reason for another fully fledged Amazon event this year? It’s an organized effort to provide loyal Amazon Prime members with another opportunity to tend to their holiday shopping early (and, we’re all about this, too, as we’ve already put together a catalog of gift guides to peruse).

According to the official Amazon press release extended on Sept. 18, “Prime members will have access to deep discounts across a wide selection of products for 48 hours straight,” with new deals dropping “as often as every five minutes during select periods throughout the event.”

Though we don’t know the products that will be on sale as of just yet, we can expect the usual suspects (if we had to bet our hard-earned savings, we’d recommend keeping an eye out for Crest 3D Whitestrips, the LANEIGE Lip Sleeping Mask and the 23andMe Health + Ancestry Service, especially).

You’ll also want to stay tuned for Amazon exclusive PAW Patrol deals (related: the hottest toys of 2023, per trend experts), as well as deals from Amazon’s Holiday Shop and Prime Video.

What’s more, Amazon is encouraging shoppers to take advantage of its new shopping benefit, Buy with Prime, allowing Prime members to save up to 75% off participating brands beyond Amazon when they check out with this new service.

Oh, and if you’re not a Prime member yet, make sure you join or start a free trial ASAP to take advantage of exclusive deals and events like Prime Big Deal Days, as well as free delivery, prescription savings, unique entertainment options and more.

Ahead, the New York Post Shopping team combed through Amazon (a mighty feat, at that) and rounded up the best early deals you can shop ahead of next week. This isn’t Amazon’s first deals-focused October event for Prime members, either, so we have all the intel below that’s worth the in-advance pick-me-up.

Rest easy this October Prime Day, knowing you have an eagle eye trained on your home at all times. This Blink Video Doorbell and Mini Camera bundle is available for a whopping 50% off ahead of next week’s sales extravaganza.

If you’ve ever thrown up your hands and prayed that you never had to vacuum ever again, this early October Prime Day deal is for you. The trusty, handy iRobot Roomba i4 Evo Robot Vacuum is available for a full 50% off ahead of Prime Big Deal Days, and it’s sure to get the job done.

Planning on celebrating the long weekend by kicking your feet up in front of the TV? Try investing in this #1 Amazon bestseller, the Amazon Fire TV 55-Inch Omni QLED Series 4K UHD Smart TV, available for a cool 27% off ahead of the holiday.

You’ve heard of spring cleaning, but what about fall cleaning? Jump start a new tradition when you pick up this great deal on the high-powered Shark NV360 Navigator Deluxe Upright Vacuum, sure to handle any mess you throw at it, and available for 32% off this weekend on Amazon.

Checked the time recently? If not, it may be time to get a watch. This weekend, there’s no better watch deal on Amazon than this Bulova Men’s Classic Sport 6-Hand Chronograph Quartz Watch, available for a whopping 57% off ahead of next week’s sales.

Just when you thought grilling season might be officially over, Ninja comes up with a solution. This Ninja FG551 Foodi Smart XL 6-in-1 Indoor Grill is a #1 Amazon Bestseller, capable of air frying, grilling, roasting, baking, and more.

Looking for a bedtime helper to get the kiddos off to sleep? Check out this great deal on a 5th Generation Echo Dot Kids Owl and Echo Glow bundle, the perfect pairing for a great night of sleep, complete with built-in bedtime stories, available for under $40 this weekend from Amazon.

Now’s your chance to pick up the tablet you’ve been eyeing. There’s nothing quite like the Apple iPad (9th Generation); it’s slim, excellent for productivity and features a brilliant display. Swipe it while it’s nearly 20% off right now and pair it with the Apple Pencil (2nd Generation) — our favorite to use.

We recently tested the best blow dryer brushes on the market, and the L’ANGE HAIR Le Volume 2-in-1 Titanium Blow Dryer Brush is next on our list. We’ve been obsessed with the brand’s hair straightener for years (it’s our go-to) and now, you can have salon-worthy convenience at a fraction of the cost.

Reusable water bottles are all the rage (and, based on our social media findings, aren’t going anywhere anytime soon). Hop on the trend or upgrade your existing tumbler with the on-sale Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Bottle with Flex Cap — an option that comes in an array of fun colors, boasts more than 28,000 applauding reviews and will keep your drink cold for hours on end.

An item New York Post Shopping readers love and keep on buying? Rowing machines, case closed. The TOPIOM Water Rowing Machine with TM-3 Performance Monitor is a worthy pick that’s more than $100 off ahead of Amazon’s Prime Big Deal Days event, coming with a high-quality display, premium solid oak construction and full-body exercise potential.

One of the best early deals we sourced is, without a doubt, the CAROTE 10-Piece Nonstick White Granite Cookware Set. Thousands of Amazon shoppers flock to this bundle monthly, much ado to its aesthetically pleasing look, practical buy-in-bulk offering and easy-to-clean charm. Not to mention, it’s a No. 1 Amazon best-seller and one of the best cookware sets money can buy.

How could we resist the Evshine Cross Band Fuzzy Slippers that are on sale for less than $15? In short, we can’t, simply because you can never have too many slippers. Appreciate its widespread color options, plush comfort and breathable open toe design, too.

Alexa, play “Dance the Night Away” from the “Barbie” movie. We’re all about the Barbie Dreamhouse 2023 Pool Party Dollhouse with 75+ Pieces and 3-Story Slide — every kid’s dream right now (pun totally intended). Tend to holiday shopping early with this Barbie toy they’ll surely love.

For a practical buy to stock up your dresser drawer, the Hanes Ultimate Heavyweight Fleece Sweatshirt is less than $15 right now, great for nearly any occasion and an athleisure staple. More than 22,000 satisfied shoppers are indulging in its cold weather comfort and versatile crewneck design, too.

As “Game of Thrones” puts it — winter is coming. So, you’ll need some quality shoveling tools (like a snow blower) to power through the ice, frost and snow this season. The solution? Snow Joe’s 24-Volt IONMAX Cordless Snow Shovel Bundle, a value-driven set that’s 15% off right now, a retailer best-seller and a compact, easy-to-store collection you’ll want to add to your cart now.

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