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Super-savvy old-school shoppers can turn saving money into an art form, staying on top of coupons and sales, even negotiating in person if something gets marked down just after they bought it. (Don't you hate when that happens?)
Online, of course, it’s a little trickier. Getting ahold of the best coupons is not as straightforward as clipping them out of the newspaper. There are all sorts of software extensions to download, or pages and pages of promo codes to sort through. None of that will trouble you right now. Because we found out that Amazon has a secret page full of coupons you can use immediately.
What it is
It’s pretty simple. Like your good ol' clipped newspaper coupons, Amazon offers up various discounts on things like tools, pet supplies, electronics and fashion. Once you "clip" the coupon of your choice, it’s automatically added to your cart and the discount is applied once you check out. And just like that, you’ve saved some money without giving away a ton of your time.
How it works
You can find Amazon’s coupon page by clicking on the Today’s Deals section that’s found right under the homepage search bar. Once you land on the TD page, you'll see the coupon section on the top left, right under where your delivery location is typically shown. (Coupon categories can be found on the left sidebar.) Once you find something of your liking, simply press "Click Coupon." The discount is automatically saved to your cart, but you won’t see it reflected in the price until you check out, so don’t freak if the full price is still displayed. To make sure the coupon will be applied, view the item and check under the price. The amount to be saved should be right under the total cost.
After that, all you have to do is pay, pat yourself on the back and wait for your (now-discounted) delivery!
Tips and tricks
Just because you clip a coupon doesn’t mean you have to immediately buy the product. You can save your coupons and apply them when you decide to close the deal on the item, so don’t stress out about how much time you’re spending browsing the page; your coupons will be there waiting for you at checkout.
If you’re searching for a particular brand, you can type the name into the search bar to view all of the related savings.
The 'Sort By' drop-down menu on the right-hand side can help you find the biggest sales, expiration dates and the most popular items — all great things to note while browsing.
Above the list of categories on the left side of the page, there’s an option that allows you to view all of the coupons clipped, which can help you compare discounts and rates easily.
If you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? Well, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial here. (And, of course, even those without Prime get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)
Things to remember
Coupons are only eligible for one item, which means if you buy six packs of toilet paper, only one pack will receive the discount shown on the coupon.
New coupon offers are constantly added, so check the page regularly for up-to-date savings.
Although you don't have to use your coupons immediately, there is an expiration date on them, so if you find something you want, best to get it sooner rather than later.
If you return an item bought with a coupon, the amount you saved might be subtracted from the return credit.
There’s an option to share a coupon on social media or via email, so if you find a discount your friend will love, send it their way (it won’t take away from your ability to use the same one).
It's time to make paying full price a thing of the past; head on over to Amazon's "secret" coupon page and scope out a slew of savings for yourself.
And while you're there, have a gander at these products featuring unbeatable on-page-coupon discounts. Happy shopping!
Can't-miss deal: Levoit H13 Air Purifier
On sale for $69 with the on-page coupon (was $89), the Levoit H13 Air Purifier is one of Amazon's top-rated air purifiers with more than 26,800 five-star reviews. It's a snap to use — just push one button for power and speed and you’re all set. With a multilayer cleaning system and a True HEPA Filter, it can remove up to 99.97 percent of allergens, pollen, dust mites, mold and more in your home. It's ideal for spaces up to 86 square feet. And pet owners love it.
"Hands down, this is the best air purifier on the market right now," raved a delighted and relieved five-star reviewer. "As someone with severe seasonal allergies that run March-November, and a pet cat and dog, plus asthma...I cannot recommend this product enough. Don't bother wasting your time with bigger, bulkier, more expensive models like I did in the past — this little guy can handle it all so much better than any other one I've tried..."
Shop it: Levoit H13 Air Purifier, $69 with on-page coupon (was $89), amazon.com
Can't-miss deal: Hiware Glass Teapot
Tea time just got easier. With the press of a button, you can have your brew turn out exactly as you like it. The Hiware Glass Teapot, complete with a built-in infuser, boils up to 1,000 milliliters (33 ounces) of water and keeps it warm until you're ready to pour. Right now, it's on sale from $30 to just $20 with the on-page coupon at Amazon. Handy presets for different types of tea — black, herbal, oolong, white and green — ensure a perfect cup every time. And this compact appliance is easy on the eyes, too.
"This teapot is great! It is the best pouring teapot that I have ever had," raved a savvy Amazon shopper. "There is no dripping out of the spout before or after the pour is done. The design is perfect for little hands as well as big hands. There are easily four cups of tea in this teapot if you are using a 12-ounce cup. I would definitely purchase this teapot again and I highly recommend it!"
Shop it: Hiware Glass Teapot (1,000ml), $20 with on-page coupon (was $30), amazon.com
Can't-miss deal: Cloud Massage Shiatsu Foot Massager
On sale for $250 with on-page coupon (was $350), Amazon's No. 1 bestselling Cloud Massage Shiatsu Foot Massager is a miracle worker that massages, kneads and heats those stressed, seized-up muscles and joints in your feet. While it's powerful and versatile, it can also be gentle as a lamb when it needs to be. It's like treating yourself to a relaxing spa day, but in the comfort of your own home. No appointments necessary!
But don't just take our word for it. Here's a glowing testimonial: "...My feet were basically dying from running around at work all day," shared another satisfied shopper. "I lift heavy boxes and am constantly standing on my feet. I wanted to go get a foot massage but was too shy to ask someone just to massage my poor ugly toes. Then along comes this machine. Masseuses, light some aromatherapy candles and rejoice; you will not have to see my feet ever again!..."
Shop it: Cloud Massage Shiatsu Foot Massager, $250 with on-page coupon (was $350), amazon.com
Can't-miss deal: Tozo T6 Wireless Earbuds
Why have nearly 98,000 Amazon shoppers fallen in love with Tozo's T6 Wireless Earbuds? Okay, okay, there's no mystery: It's their superior audio quality, courtesy of 6mm speaker drivers that produce powerful, crystal-clear sound and heart-thumping bass. These buds sound way better than the ones that came with your phone.
"Literally fantastic. I am a professional musician and these have incredibly clear sound quality and really high-end parts," shared a delighted five-star reviewer. "The connection is fast and easy, they charge while in the case, which is a great feature...Really high-end headphones for an amazingly good price..."
With their wireless charging case (included), these earbuds — which also have handy touch controls — have a long battery life. We're talking up to 30 hours: Six hours from the earbuds themselves and a bountiful 24 hours from the case.
Shop it: Tozo T6 Wireless Earbuds, $26 with on-page coupon (was $60), amazon.com
Can't-miss deal: Sakobs PC Soundbar
This excellent Sakobs PC Soundbar — on sale for $49, or $11 off with on-page coupon — comes with its own remote and is compact enough to pair with a computer monitor or even a smaller TV. It even has three different sound modes, so you can get the best possible audio quality for watching movies and TV shows, gaming or listening to music.
"For the money, this is the best investment you can make," shared a satisfied Amazon shopper. "I plugged this right into my Roku TV and the sound was 100 times better through this little beast. I was really impressed at the rich bass and tone coming from the unit, as well as its crisp sound."
Shop it: Sakobs PC Soundbar, $49 with on-page coupon (was $60), amazon.com
Can't-miss deal: Belongsci Women's Bell-Sleeve Shift Dress
It’s easy to see why the Belongsci Women's Bell-Sleeve Shift Dress is one of Amazon’s top-selling dresses: It’s not too tight around the middle (hooray!) and the slight V-neck and mid-thigh length give it a flirty vibe. It’s comfy and easy-breezy — the perfect dress to throw on when you want to feel cute and confident.
With its pretty bell sleeves, the Belongsci Shift Dress — on sale for $31 with the on-page coupon — is great for a night out. It comes in more than 40 colors and prints, so you can rock a classic LBD, match today’s trends by choosing an animal print or keep things fresh with a floral option.
“Material was great quality for the price," raved a delighted five-star reviewer. "Had to travel for an occasion and dress did not wrinkle in garment bag. Colors very true to what is depicted online. Highly recommend this to anyone looking for an affordable and wearable option that can be dressed up for special occasions or dressed down for work...two big thumbs up!”
Shop it: Belongsci Women's Bell-Sleeve Shift Dress, $31 with on-page coupon (was $35-$38, depending on size and color), amazon.com
Can't-miss deal: Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food
On sale for $52 with the on-page coupon (was $72), Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food, designed for adult pups with sensitive stomachs, is made entirely in the USA with fresh chicken as its main ingredient. Packed with vitamin E and omega-6 fatty acids, the formula helps foster a silky coat too.
"After my dog hit 10 years old she started getting severe allergic reactions and an extremely sensitive stomach," shared a happy pet parent. "...When allergy medications weren’t working, the vet suggested we try switching up her dog food...She has been eating this brand for three years now and the allergy issues have not returned...Definitely worth it for our girl."
Shop it: Hill's Science Diet Dry Dog Food (sensitive stomach and skin recipes), $52 with on-page coupon (was $72), amazon.com
Can't-miss deal: Crest 3D White Professional Effects Whitestrips
Who says you need to make an appointment with a pro for sparkling white teeth? Crest 3D Whitestrips need no introduction: They gently but efficiently lighten and brighten your teeth, removing up to 14 years of stains. They seriously work, according to thousands of five-star reviewers.
"These are the best whitening strips I have used," reported a five-star reviewer. "These actually stick on my teeth without sliding off. My teeth were so white, my dentist — who could not get a tooth he had to fix that white — asked what I [did] and I told him and he said that's amazing!"
Shop it: Crest 3D White Professional Effects Whitestrips, $39 with on-page coupon (was $49), amazon.com
Want more? Scroll for some of Amazon's best sales this week:
Headphones and earbuds
Beats Ep Wired On-Ear Headphones, $90 (was $130), amazon.com
Apple AirPods Pro, $190 (was $249), amazon.com
Apple AirPods Max, $480 (was $549), amazon.com
Smartphones and tablets
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, $530 (was $650), amazon.com
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, $279 (was $350), amazon.com
Mongoora Car Charger Adapter, $14 (was $21), amazon.com
Immortals Fenyx Rising (PS5), $24 (was $60), amazon.com
Mafia: Definitive Edition (PS4), $23 (was $40), amazon.com
Godfall (PS5), $39 (was $70), amazon.com
BioShock: The Collection, $22 (was $50), amazon.com
Outriders Day One Edition (PS5), $31 (was $60), amazon.com
NBA 2K21 (Xbox Series X), $20 (was $70), amazon.com
August Wi-Fi Smart Lock, $212 (was $250), amazon.com
iRobot Roomba 694 Robot Vacuum, $250 (was $274), amazon.com
Work from home
Acer Chromebook Spin 311, $247 (was $499), amazon.com
FelixKing Ergonomic Desk Chair, $140 (was $160), amazon.com
Truweo Posture Corrector, $12 (was $30), amazon.com
Biolage Hydrasource Shampoo, $30 (was $32), amazon.com
Leggings Depot Leggings, $12 (was $30), amazon.com
Health and wellness
Lysol, Disinfectant Spray, $5 (was $11), amazon.com
Petstages Cat Tracks Cat Toy, $11 (was $25), amazon.com
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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