Amazon usually doesn’t offer coupon codes. However, you can still save money on your next Amazon purchase. The easiest way is to get free shipping with Amazon Prime. If you’re a student, you can save 50% off their annual membership fee and you also get your first six months free! Check out our tips for Amazon Prime Day. While the most effective way to save on Amazon is to purchase a Prime Membership, there are plenty of other ways for non-Prime members to save.
Ways to Save While Shopping on Amazon
When available, coupon codes can be found on select product pages and added to your order with a single click.
Check the Today’s Deals page for discounts upwards of 70% off a variety of products, no code necessary.
Every hour, Amazon refreshes its best-selling items — otherwise known as its “Movers & Shakers.” We make sure to feature deals from the products that we think deserve a shout-out. We also include each item’s fake spot grade, which provides a more accurate idea of how reliable the reviews actually are. (The tool picks through Amazon reviews and doles out poor grades for items that have biased critiques.)
Are we endorsing these items? Nope, just highlighting the deals that are getting the most love on Amazon.
Spend the Minimum to Unlock Savings
Free shipping price is available for Prime members and eligible orders that cost $25 or more at checkout.
Amazon often has promotions where you can spend a minimum amount on select products and receive an Amazon credit or gift card in return, typically ranging from $5 to $30.
While Amazon does not currently have a price adjustment policy, they do offer cash back rewards that can be added to your future Amazon Pay balance.
How to Win 5% Back on Purchases with Amazon’s Prime Rewards Credit Card
As an Amazon shopper, part of the checkout process involves an ad that offers a $70 gift card upon approval of an Amazon Rewards Card. Well, that offer just became a little bit harder to resist today as Amazon and Chase Bank announced the new Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card which gives you 5% back on all Amazon.com purchases for Prime members.
Existing Amazon Rewards cardholders with an eligible Prime membership will automatically be upgraded to this new card and can take advantage of the 5% back immediately, along with other Visa Signature benefits like no foreign transaction fees, 2% back at restaurants, gas stations and drugstores, and 1% back on every other purchase.
Rewards are earned as points that can be redeemed on Amazon’s website during the checkout process, or if you’ve collected over 2,000 points, you can request a statement credit or electronic deposit.
Subscribe and Save
Amazon’s Subscribe & Save service offers up to a 15% discount at checkout when you add five or more eligible items to your monthly scheduled delivery. The standard Subscribe & Save discount is 5%.
Military personnel can get $40 off their one year prime subscription with an exclusive military discount.
Students can enjoy free shipping for their first 6 months with Amazon Prime, and 50% off their membership fee after that.
Senior citizens do not qualify for a senior citizen discount at this time.
Check Lightning Deals Every Day
The Lightning Deals page features discounts on certain products for just a few hours. You don't even need an Amazon coupon code to access these limited time online coupons, but you do have to jump on them quickly. The good news is, you can stack as many coupons as you'd like at check out. Amazon does not offer any printable coupons or printable promo codes at this time.
Amazon Warehouse Deals
If you don’t mind open box or used products, you should definitely check out the Amazon Warehouse page, which allows shoppers to find great deals on everything from electronics to housewares.
They often have promo codes for bigger discounts on your first purchase. Buying from third-party sellers and individuals on Amazon is another way to get huge discounts on used items, especially previous generation Kindles and other e-readers, as well as electronics and older books.