Amazon just revealed details about Prime Day 2022: What Canadian shoppers should know

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There's no denying that Amazon Prime Day is one of the biggest shopping events of the year. It's the time to find the best deals on tech, home goods, appliances and more, and an Amazon Prime membership is your ticket to savings.

Amazon just revealed details about this year's Prime Day sale, noting that Prime Day 2022 will be taking place in July in more than 20 countries.

"Prime members will be able to save on products from national brands and small businesses across every category," the company said in a statement.

After last year's event being cancelled in Canada, details about exactly when Amazon Prime Day 2022 will be taking place are still scarce, but that doesn't mean you can't put your Prime membership to good use in the meantime.

So what do we know about Prime Day in Canada? Keep reading to find out.

What is Amazon Prime Day?

Prime Day is Amazon’s biggest and best global shopping event with deals offered exclusively for Amazon Prime members. The event usually lasts two days, with flash sales and limited-time savings to take advantage of.

When is Amazon Prime Day 2022 in Canada?

Details surrounding the exact dates of Amazon Prime Day 2022 in Canada are still unknown, but we'll be keeping our eyes peeled for more information.

Given Amazon's recent announcement that Prime Day will be taking place in July in more than 20 countries, we can likely expect to hear more details around the specific dates in the days and weeks to come.

Be sure to check back often to stay up to date on all the latest Prime Day news.

What does a Prime membership include?

In addition to access to Prime Day sales and deals, a Prime membership has tons of additional year-round perks. It includes free two-day and same-day shipping, access to Prime Video original TV shows and movies, and free e-book and music downloads through Prime Music and Prime Reading. If you’re not already a member, you can enro in a 30-day free trial that gives you all of the benefits of a Prime membership without the full commitment.

Currently Amazon Prime membership costs $79/year or $7.99/month for Canadian subscribers. Discounted rates are also available for students.

How can I find the best Amazon deals?

Beyond Prime Day, Amazon’s shopping pages are broken down into easy-to-shop sections that give you access to the best daily deals. Under the Deals Store tab, you’ll find each section filled with limited-time offers.

  • Deals of the Day: Here you’ll find a selection of items that have been marked down for 24 hours.

  • Lightning Deals: These exclusive sales last for just a few hours, while supplies last. Keep track of the progress bar because once it reaches 100 per cent or time runs out, the discount is over. Prime members receive access to these deals 30 minutes before the public.

  • Savings & Sales: Find deals on marked-down items available to purchase through Amazon’s vast online marketplace, without the time crunch.

  • Coupons: Get the best prices on the items you know and love with en ever-changing selection of coupons.

Interested? You can sign up for a free 30-day Amazon Prime trial here and take advantage of some of the best Amazon Canada deals right now below.

Apple AirPods (2nd Generation)

Apple AirPods (2nd Generation). Image via Amazon.
Apple AirPods (2nd Generation). Image via Amazon.

$149 $160 at Amazon

Amazon Kindle

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Amazon Kindle e-Reader. Image via Amazon.

$85 $120 at Amazon

Vitamix 7500 Blender

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Vitamix 7500 Blender. Image via Amazon.

$549 $670 at Amazon

Fire TV Stick 4K Max Streaming Device

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Fire TV Stick 4K Max Streaming Device. Image via Amazon.

$60 $75 at Amazon

iRobot Roomba 694 Robot Vacuum

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$280 $370 at Amazon

JOROTO Belt Drive Indoor Cycling Bike

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$425 $500 at Amazon

ULTREAN 6 Quart Air Fryer

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ULTREAN 6 Quart Air Fryer. Image via Amazon.

$100 $125 at Amazon

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