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In case you didn’t know, Amazon Prime Day is just FOUR days away. This shopping extravaganza is one of the best time to save on all the products on your wishlist, especially if you’re on the hunt for Amazon devices like Echoes, Kindles, and Fire TVs. Are you as excited as I am? I hope so.
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But, fun fact: You don’t actually have to wait for Prime Day to start saving. There are already so many products at their lowest prices. How do we know? We’ll not only do we test these products in our lab in Cambridge, MA, but we also use price tracking tools, so we know when they hit their lowest prices. This Thursday, you can save big on Instant Pots, robot vacuums, Echoes, and so much more.
1. An upgraded Instant Pot at its lowest price ever
This Prime Day, we can almost guarantee that the Instant Pot will be on sale as it sold out not just once, but twice last year. If you can’t hold off two weeks to get one at a discount, then I have some good news for you. Right now, the Instant Pot Duo Plus is back down to just $70, which is $20 less than the lowest price we’ve ever seen. The Plus is one of our favorite pressure cookers and it’s a little fancier than the popular Duo model.
It has extra features like an egg cooker and cake maker and is fitted with a large blue LCD screen for easier use. Yes, you get all that for just $10 more than the original Duo. Plus, during the hot summer months, you’re going to be happy having this thing so you can cook without turning on your hot oven.
Get the Instant Pot Duo Plus 6 Qt Pressure Cooker on Amazon for $69.99 (Save $59.96)
2. Under $150: The best affordable robot vacuum
Vacuuming is both tedious and time consuming and is the last thing you want to be doing on a nice summer’s day—but if you want clean floors you need to do it constantly. Thankfully, robot vacuums exist to keep things nice and tidy in between deeper cleaning, so you can spend more time doing what you actually want to do. Even better, you don’t have to spend too much to get one. Right now, the best affordable robot vacuum we’ve ever tested is back down to its Black Friday price and $75 off with the on-page coupon and the code “ROBOVAC11S” at checkout.
We love the Eufy Robovac 11S because it has excellent suction and great navigation at a reasonable price. Plus, the slim design allows the 11S to fit under more nooks and crannies for a better clean, which means less work for you. At this price, you should probably get one to do your dirty work all summer long.
Get the Eufy RoboVac 11S Robot Vacuum for $149 (Save $74.99) with on-page coupon and the code “ROBOVAC11S”
3. Half off: The popular Echo Dot at its Prime Day price
Prime Day is known to have some of the best prices on Amazon devices, and Amazon decided to gift us early with huge discounts on Echoes—and you don’t even need a Prime membership to access these deals. Right now, you can get an Echo Dot for $25, which is the same price we saw for Prime Day last year. It’s also our favorite affordable smart speaker and it’s even more affordable right now. While it doesn’t have the best sound, it does have all the Alexa-functions that you really want. I have a Dot in my small apartment kitchen and I use it all the time to set timers, listen to music while cooking, or to get a daily news rundown when drinking my morning coffee.
Get the Echo Dot (3rd Gen) for $24.99 (Save $25)
4. Get 3 months of Audible for just $15
Summer is filled with road trips, long runs, and commutes—and one of the best ways to get through these tasks is listening to audiobooks. Hey, even if you don’t love reading, they’re an entertaining way to listen to a hilarious book by your favorite comedian or cross off a book on your reading list while driving or meal prepping. Right now, new subscribers who are already Prime members, you can get three months of Audible for $4.95 per month, so $15 in total for 90 days.
Typically, Audible costs $14.95 a month and lets you download two Audible originals, and one audiobook of your choice for free, so you’re saving 66% with this deal. If you don’t like the audiobook, you can return it at any time, and you can share your account with friends and family, so they can download and listen along with books, too.
Past subscribers can also get an annual membership up-front for just under $120. Since annual memberships usually go for $150, this is a great way to save money and jump back into the service. To sweeten the deal, Amazon is also throwing in an Echo Dot for less than $1, so you can listen to your books on your new device.
- Get 3 months of Audible for just $4.95/month (Save $30, new subscribers only)
- Get an Audible annual membership for $119.50 (Save $30) and get an Echo Dot for $0.99 (past subscribers)
5. An easier way to clean your washing machine and dishwasher
Your washing machine and dishwasher is dirtier than you think. You might not know this, but you’re actually supposed to clean it regularly (I literally had no idea). If you don’t, grime and other odor causing bacteria can buildup, making your clothes come out stinky, even though they’re “technically” clean. Thanks to these tablets from Affresh, cleaning both of these appliances is super easy. Just pop one in once a month and the tablet does all the rest. My coworker just tried these and said she noticed a huge difference in the quality of her dishwasher. Right now, you can these magic tablets for under $10.
- Get the Affresh Dishwasher Cleaner, 1 Pack for $4.72 (Save $1)
- Get the Affresh Washer Machine Cleaner Pack of 6 for $9.69 (Save $4.29)
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Prices are accurate at the time this article was published, but may change over time.