Like previous years, there will be more than a million deals available across big-name brands such as Sony, Dyson, Nintendo, Lego, Toshiba and Apple.
You may recall former Prime Day sales as being in July, however, it has been postponed to later this month because of the pandemic, running from 13 to 14 October.
It’s one of the best times of the year to save money on heavy duty appliances, so if you’ve had your eye on a new kitchen stand mixer, slow cooker or vacuum cleaner, Prime Day is the time to make the purchase with serious discounts on offer.
To help you with bagging yourself the best discounts possible, we’ve got all the details on the deals that are on offer and what’s worth your hard hard-earned money.
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Our top picks for Amazon Prime Day deals home appliance deals
SodaStream spirit sparkling water maker: Was £99.99, now £49.99
If you’re partial to fizzy drinks, but are concerned about the waste you’re creating, allow us to introduce you to Eighties favourite, SodaStream – the go-to soda making machine that means you can create your own flavoured sparkling water at home and you can fill, refill and reuse bottles multiple times over, meaning you save money and avoid single use plastic bottles.
Shark upright vacuum cleaner: Was £269.99, now £184.99
If you’re ready to get your Mrs Hinch on, snap up a vacuum cleaner from her favourite brand. With a huge 51 per cent off, this upright corded model has anti hair wrap technology that removes hair from the brush-roll. Ideal for pet owners, the additional tool removes embedded hair from sofas and stairs. It also comes with a car detailing kit, making this excellent value for money.
Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker: Was £84.99, now £59.99
This pressure cooker quite literally does it all, from pressure cooking and slow cooking to rice cooking and sautéing and browning. You can even make yoghurt in this multi functional pot. It has a 5.7l capacity and 14 built-in programmes, including a keep-warm function and three temperatures for sure and slow cooking. We featured a similar model from Instant Pot in our review of the best pressure cookers, so we’d recommend opting for this brand.
Ninja Foodi Max Electric Multi-Cooker: Was £199.99, now £159.99
Another cracking offer on a multi-cooker, this one by Ninja can also be used as a pressure cooker. The 7.5l machine is perfect for up to six people, so is ideal for larger families, and offers seven ways to cook – pressure, air crisp, slow cook, grill, steam, sear, sauté, bake and roast. It also includes a cooking pot, a cook and crisp basket, a reversible rack and recipe guide.
Nespresso vertuo plus: Was £179.99, now £62.99
With more than 60 per cent off, this deal is a no-brainer, particularly if you’re looking to barista-style coffee at home. A relatively newcomer from the brand, it offers five different coffee styles, with pods coming in sizes ranging from a standard single shot espresso (40ml) to a large mugful (414ml). You can also claim two months’ coffee subscription for free.
Shark S6005UK cleaner steam mop: Was £179.99, now £99.99
A steam mop is an appliance every household needs, it not only makes cleaning dirt and grime from surfaces that little bit easier, but it also gets rid of 99.99 per cent of common household bacteria – win, win. Plus, this is from Mrs Hinch’s favourite brand – Shark – so, it’s bound to get the job done to a high standard. With 44 per cent off, we predict this will be a sell-out, so add it to your basket now.
Eufy robovac: Was £289.99, now £152.99
Unburden yourself from household chores with this robot vacuum cleaner. Connect via the Eufy app, or with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, so you can accomplish vacuuming without the effort. These smart devices are often expensive, so with just less than 50 per cent off, there’s never been a more prime time to invest.
Karcher SC2 easyfix steam cleaner: Was £120, now £95.99
Killing 99.99 per cent of bacteria, this powerful piece of kit is simple to operate, portable and eradicates dirt and stains from floors and surfaces. With more than 60 per cent off, this is a great deal to snap up now.
Bosch MSM2610BGB hand blender: Was £44.99, now £26.99
If you’re looking for an alternative to a bulky food processor, we’ve found the answer. Featuring in our guide to the best hand blenders, our reviewer gave it high praise: “This single-speed 600w blender that chops, blends and purees will do you proud when it comes to the basics such as blending soups, making smoothies or food for babies”. Currently 40 per cent off, this is a no brainer.
Gtech airram cordless vacuum cleaner: Was £199.99, now £129.99
In our review of the best cordless vacuums, this stick machine was given high praise thanks to its “exceptional performance” and “stand-out filter”, as well as being “comfortable to hold, even for long periods”. We’re sold.
Kenwood FPM810 multipro sense: Was £299.99, now £209.99
According to our tester, in our round-up of the best food processors, this is a “star performer when it comes to mixing, whisking, kneading and whipping, making it a great option for those who enjoy baking,” and it “stands out when it comes to blending, slicing, dicing and chopping too”. Often an expensive kitchen utensil, it’s a prime time to buy now it’s 30 per cent off.
Philips 3000i air purifier: Was £369.99, now £289.99
If you’re an allergy sufferer, breathe easy with this air purifier. This nifty device automatically monitors, reacts and purifies air, and according to the brand, removes 99.97 per cent of allergens, gases, bacteria and viruses. You can control it from anywhere using the app, too.
De’Longhi lattissimi touch coffee machine: Was £279.99, now £154.99
Looking for an easy way to make your coffee in the morning? This is it. It measures out the perfect amount of milk for your espresso, all at the touch of a button. This will make a great Christmas gift and if you buy today you’ll be saving more than 40 per cent.
Whirlpool freestanding washing machine: Was £599.99, now £439.99
Is your washing machine in need of an update? This is the one to choose. With a capacity to hold 10kg worth of clothes, it’s perfect for big households, and you’ll be saving big. The freestanding model has 19 wash programmes and is currently on sale at 18 per cent off.
Russell Hobbs velocity fast boil kettle: Was £79.99, now £49.99
Kettles are often more expensive than you think, so with more than 30 per cent off, this is the perfect one if yours has made one too many cup of teas during lockdown. Thanks to its super fast boil and 1.7l capacity, it’ll see you through many a cold winter’s morning.
How can I take part in Amazon Prime Day?
Amazon’s Prime Day sale is exclusive to customers that hold an Amazon Prime membership.
If you’re not already a member, there’s still plenty of time to sign up. A monthly membership costs £7.99 or you can pay an annual sum of £79.
You can also sign up for a 30-day trial before the sale starts, which means you can shop the Prime Day deals without forking out for a membership, as long as you remember to cancel before the trial period ends.
Subscribers are also granted access to same-day delivery slots, over 800,000 free e-books and the use of Prime Video and Amazon music services.
How to get the best deals in Amazon Prime Day?
Here at IndyBest, the team will be scouring the sales to help you navigate the most worthwhile savings and discounts to enjoy, so make sure to check back here.
Another way to ensure you get the best deals is to download the Amazon app. Not only will this give you a head start, you will also be able to track Lightning Deals, which are discounts that are only available for a few hours at a time. You can set up alerts too to be notified when certain deals go live.
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