EASTER isn’t only a time to indulge in the vast quantities of chocolate on offer, but also the chance to make a decent saving on Amazon.
Last year, the online retailer had an Easter sale, with prices slashed on products from Echo Dot devices and Dell laptops but also a range of DIY tools and home entertainment goodies.
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Amazon has not yet released any details about the discounts available, but it has already created an “Early Easter Sale” page for this year’s event and said it will be “coming soon”.
For now, it is advising customers to keep on eye on the page to make sure they don’t miss out.
It’s worth noting than in 2018 Amazon Prime members were able to take advantage of early access to deals and same-day delivery.
Find the Amazon Early Easter sale here
Here’s what we know so far:
When did the sale start last year and what did it include?
Last year the sale started on Monday, March 19, and ran for eight days until March 26.
A variety of “deals of the day” were unveiled paired with thousands of “lightning deals” – otherwise known as products available at a discount, for a short period of time with limited stock available.
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Shoppers were able to find the latest Lightning Deals on Amazon’s Easter sale page, by signing up for Amazon’s daily deals emails, and by downloading the Amazon mobile app where you can shop all the deals on the go.
Sales were grouped into holiday themes in a bid to make searching for items easier and include Prepare for Easter, Spring Cleaning and Home Entertainment.What were the offers for Amazon Prime Customers?
The lucky users signed up to Amazon Prime were able to get an exclusive access to the “lightning deals”, 30 minutes before regular shoppers.
There were also discounts of up to 30 per cent for Prime Now users across the UK.
Customers were able to shop via the company’s website or via the app and specific deals were also available through Amazon Marketplace.
How to get the best deals
It might be tempting to dive in and snap as many items as you can afford – but some deals are not good as they seem.
Make sure you shop around to find the cheapest price online before you buy.
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Websites like PriceSpy and CamelCamelCamel will give you historical data on prices so you can see how much you should pay.
Retailers often refresh their offers at midnight before big sale day so, for the best deals, you might be wise to stay up late.
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