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Good news, everybody: We all survived the Monday after 4th of July weekend and now we can go back to slacking off and using summer as an excuse. Procrastinating at work when the weather is nice because you’d rather be off on some grand adventure is pretty normal, but here’s one way you can actually make that time productive: you can use it to shop for all the best deals happening online today.
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As dedicated bargain hunters, the team here at Reviewed is all about tracking down the latest sales happening across the internet. But we’re not like other sites out there that just tell you a deal is good because it’s there. We actually have staffers that test and write about products with in-depth knowledge, and those are the products we really like to find sweet deals for. Today, I’ve rounded up some really fun pre-Amazon Prime Day sales that you won’t want to miss. I promise it’s not all Instant Pots, either.
1. Get 30% off one of our favorite comforters ever
I know, I know. It’s summer and the last thing you probably want to think about is bundling up in a big old comforter. That is, unless you’re a weirdo like me and you love cranking up the fan or A/C at night so the cold air is blowing intensely right on your face. Because that’s the way I am, I am all about that cozy comforter life during the summer and beyond, and this deal Amazon is running right now on Buffy comforters makes me really excited.
You might have heard of Buffy before—these are the hypoallergenic comforters that are supposed to be the softest in the world. They’re super eco-friendly, since each comforter restores 50 recycled bottles to use as fill, and they’re made with eucalyptus fabric, which makes these comforters resistant to allergens, mites, and other microbes. In our testing of the best comforters, we really liked them (especially as a lightweight down alternative option). Right now, you can get a Buffy Cloud comforter on Amazon in twin, queen, or king-sized and save anywhere from $46-$67.
Save up to 30% on Amazon on Buffy Cloud Comforters
2. Our favorite affordable smart robot vacuum—at its lowest price ever
The beauty of a robot vacuum—besides the fact that they’re really fun to watch move around the house—is that they’re so convenient. They help make a chore that no one really likes or wants to do much easier. Even better? The best smart robot vacuums are programmable and allow you to clean even when you’re out doing better stuff, like getting dinner with friends or going on vacation. Our favorite affordable smart robot vacuum is on sale right now and I have to tell you, this deal is too good to pass up.
You can get $100 off the Eufy RoboVac 30C, which we loved because it works with an easy-to-use app, is compatible with Alexa and Google Home Assistant, and it’s really intuitive, so setting cleaning schedules and checking the battery status is simple. Not for nothing, but this little guy can pick up a helluva lot of dirt, too. It’s by no means a replacement for a regular heavy-duty vacuum, but compared to the other smart robot vacs we tried, this one had some of the best overall suction capacity. We’ve never seen this model at such a low price, so pick one up today while they’re still available.
Get the Eufy RoboVac 30C on Amazon for $199.99 (Save $100)
3. Take up to 50% off at the best online photo printing service
Ah, summer. There’s no better time to plan trips or plan family get-togethers, and those of us who tend to hibernate during the winter have the perfect excuse to bust out some cute clothes and hit the town. It’s also a great opportunity to snap a few pictures, and right now, you can get up to 50% off at the best online photo printing service we’ve ever used. Just type in the promo code “FIREWORKS” and you can save. This deal ends today, so if you’ve been meaning to add to your collection, it’s such a good time for it. If you make a purchase of $39 or more, you can qualify for free shipping with the code “SHIP39.”
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4. Save $1k on this incredible QLED 4K TV
Talk about taking your home theater experience to the next level. This QLED smart 4K TV from Samsung is pretty impressive, offering Quantum Dot technology, which pretty much means that colors come out really precise. This TV boasts a number of other features that’ll make the TV nerd inside you squeal for joy, like Quantum HDR 12X technology and a powerful Quantum 4K processor, so everything really is the most vivid 4K possible. But you don’t have to be all about the specs to appreciate what, in the end, is just a really unbelievable deal. Right now, you can score this TV—which also works with Samsung’s SmartTV platform and SmartThings Hub so you can stream and control other smart devices in your home anywhere—for $1,000 off.
That’s right. $1,000.
Thanks to Drop, this massive TV is on sale for under $1,800, which just does not happen ever for a model of this caliber. You can grab this and save a bundle, and while it’s fair to say that a TV like this isn’t exactly a “budget” purchase, you can use the extra money you’re saving on this to budget for something even better, like a vacation. You need to sign up for Drop to take advantage of this deal, and this Drop price is good through Monday, July 15. Just an FYI, the TV itself won’t ship out until July 26, so if you were hoping to have it by the weekend to finish watching Stranger Things 3, you’re out of luck. But on the bright side, you’ll definitely have it in time for Glow on Netflix next month.
Get the Samsung 65-Inch/75-Inch Q80R QLED Smart 4K TV for $1,799 on Drop (Save $1,000)
5. Under $10: A better way to clean your washing machine
Did you know that you’re supposed to clean your washing machine? No judgment or anything, I mean before I started at Reviewed, I didn’t know, either. (No wonder my last landlord grumbled so much about the washer.) Turns out, washing machines get disgusting after a while if you’re not regularly cleaning them, and it can lead to a buildup of grime and odor-causing bacteria that’ll get all over your clothes, even though they’re ostensibly supposed to be getting “cleaned.”
Knowing about this now grosses me out, but it also makes me grateful for these little tablets from Affresh. They were made to dissolve grime and residue that cakes up on machines over time, and they work quickly. All you have to do is remember to pop one in your machine once a month and these tablets will do all the rest. They also won’t stain or damage your clothes, so that’s an added bonus. At just under $10, this is the lowest price we’ve ever seen for these tablets, and about $4 less than what they usually go for. Grab a pack while you can at this price—this pack won’t stay at this price forever.
Get these Affresh Washer Machine Cleaner Tablets (Pack of 6) on Amazonfor $9.69 (Save $4.29)
6. Under $40: This fountain that’ll keep pets hydrated all summer long
Listen up, pet parents: it’s getting hot out there. It’s getting to the point where that lion cut you arranged for your Maine Coon isn’t going to cut it anymore, and if your favorite furry companions don’t have an easy way to stay cool and hydrated, they’re going to get overwhelmed in this heat fast. You’re in luck though, because right now on Amazon, you can get one of the most popular pet water fountains on sale for under $40. You’re saving nearly $12, which is the cheapest this drinking fountain ever gets. It has a huge 168 oz. water capacity, which makes it great for pets of all sizes and for households with multiple animals. Using this bad boy, pets have access to filtered water and you can adjust the flow of water, so its more attractive for certain pets to drink. This fountain is also BPA-free and safe to clean in a dishwasher (top-shelf only though), so it’s easy to maintain over time. Do your pet a favor and grab one today.
Get the PetSafe Drinkwell Platinum Pet Water Fountain on Amazon for $35.96 (Save $11.99)
7. Save $50: This brand new iPad Pro is on sale
I’ve been an Apple loyalist ever since I spotted that all-white Macbook that came out in May 2006. I fell in love and never looked back, and over the years, no matter how many things have changed, my appreciation for the quality and innovation in Apple products has never wavered. Unfortunately, the thing about Apple products is that they’re hella expensive. I personally am a huge advocate for buying refurbished Apple products whenever possible (their warranty alone is just amazing), every so often you can grab a great deal on a brand new model. Case in point? This iPad Pro, which you can get for $50 off on Amazon right now.
This tablet is kind of a beast: it features an 11-inch screen, ridiculous huge 512GB memory, and nearly 10 hours of battery life. You can use it in place of a laptop, to be honest, and its convenience and portability actually makes it a good option for students or those who are traveling around and want something more lightweight than a standard computer. This discount is a rare thing, so if you want to try an iPad Pro for yourself, don’t waste time here.
Get the Apple iPad Pro 11-inch 512GB Tablet on Amazon for $949 (Save $50)
8. Get up to 40% off select Champion, Adidas, and other sporty fashions at Urban Outfitters
When I was growing up in the 90s, I remember my Mom had a closet full of Champion sweatshirts and I thought they were the ugliest things ever. Well, surprise, surprise. Those bulky things are back in style, and for me at least, the most shocking thing is that I like, kind of want some now? Fashion is weird, guys. But anyway, leave it to Urban Outfitters to offer up a sale like this, where you can get up to 40% off select Champion apparel, plus Adidas, FILA, Levi’s, and more. Personal favorites? This sweatshirt (naturally) for $49, these vintage denim overalls ($79), and this little mini backpack ($20). You can stock up for the summer and scoop up enough cute stuff to make it so that you’re on-trend all fall, too. I know I’ll be hitting this sale up, since unfortunately Mom tossed out all those sweatshirts ages ago.
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