We found some fantastic deals to share with you, and we’ll add to this post today as we see specially-priced things you might love. Here’s a quick FAQ to ensure you are ready for this shopping event.
FAQ — Amazon Big Day Deals
When is the Amazon Big Day Deal?
It starts on October 10 at 3 a.m. EDT and runs for 48 hours.
Where can I join Amazon Prime to take advantage of these deals?
Amazon offers a 30-day trial membership, which you can learn about here.
I am ready for my college student to have their own account. Is there a student membership?
Yes! They can join the Amazon Student Prime Membership here.
Amazon Prime Big Deal Days
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Here is the site on Amazon where you can begin your search for deals for you and your family.
Trending Deals and Products
Here are some of the most popular brands and deals from Day One of Amazon Prime Big Deal Days:
Wider cleaning head and a larger bin make vacuuming easier by requiring fewer breaks to empty the bin. Sixty minutes of run time. Save $79 (19%)
We have been big fans of the Levoit air purifier for several years and think the mini version (below) is great for dorms and small rooms. This one is larger and great for home use. Save $19 (19%)
Our readers love this nourishing and hydrating lip mask. Save $7 (30%)
The lightest Kindle on the market, this compact reader keeps a charge for a week. Save $25 (25%)
If you do not already have Alexa in your life, this is a perfect time to buy one and learn more about how many things she will help you with in your daily life. Save $27 (54%)
This incredible blow dryer/styling brush has been a best seller for Grown and Flown moms for years, and it is great to see it offered on sale during Amazon Big Deal Day. Save $12 (30%)
Are you in the market for an air fryer? This one is 4 quarts and the basket is dishwasher safe. Save $40 (30%) Look for other models of Ninja Air Fryers here.
This four-pack of popular facial sprays includes Rose Water, Cucumber, Lavender, and Orange Blossom. Save $6 (30). More great deals in the Mario Badescu cosmetics line can be found here.
Electric cooker that has seven functions. Massive time-saver in dinner prep. Save $30 (30%)
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I’m usually a little skeptical when I hear about a cosmetic product but when I read that Tula was started by Dr. Roshini Raj, is a practicing gastroenterologist and graduate of Harvard and New York University, I took notice! This under eyebalm can help hydrate and reduce the look of fine lines, wrinkles & puffiness. Save $16 (41%)
If there is a better gift for a grandparent I don’t know what it would be. Share photos via WIFI with a loved one. Save $42 (25%)
More Great Deals
Having nugget ice whenever you want is one of life’s luxuries, and maybe it is time to splurge on a GE nugget ice machine during the Amazon Prime Deal Days. Save $221 (43%)
Don’t miss out on a chance to nab a four-pack of Apple AirTags. Keep track of luggage, backpacks, or other valuables. Great for traveling! Save $10 (10%)
An Apple Watch has much to recommend, including its health monitoring functions, and pairs very easily with an Apple phone. Save on select versions, sizes, and colors. Shown here: Save $50 (20%)
AirPods are always useful for watching videos in the dorms. These have over 24 hours of battery life. Save $40 (31%)
AirPod Pros are also available for sale during the Deal Days. The Pros have active noise cancellation and 4 pair of silicone ear tips to find the best fit. Save $60 (24%)
This Magic Keyboard with Touch ID and a numeric keypad connects wirelessly to your Mac, iPad, or iPhone via Bluetooth for easy typing. The battery will last about a month or more between charges. Save $19 (11%)
If you are an Apple person with multiple devices that are an essential part of your daily life. In that case, this high-speed pad charger from trusted Apple partner Belkin, will be a welcome alternative to a trio of messy charging cables. The supported devices are the Apple Watch, iPhone 15, 14, 13, and 12, Pro & Pro Max, Apple Watch, and AirPods. The slim design makes this perfect for travel. Save $40 (27%)
Amazon Prime Deals
Dyson hairdryers are legendary, and they can completely transform your blowout and save you lots of time, too! Save $100 (25%)
When I think of loungewear, I think of yoga pants or pj bottoms….This 2 piece set is so chic and looks incredibly comfy. Save $33 (44%)
Clean your teeth the right way. Save $70 (35%)
These super-popular men’s joggers are available in six colors and six sizes. With deep pockets and a loose style, they are 95% cotton and machine washable. Save $13 (34%)
Luggage is a popular gift for our young adults and ourselves! This is a great buy from Samsonite – 2 pieces of expandable luggage with spinners. Navy is a great color to help you find your bag in a sea of indistinguishable black bags. Save $145 (47%)
Adjustable brightness 180-degree rotation, with two power sources — battery and plug-in — make this well-priced makeup mirror a helpful addition to your morning makeup routine. Save $8 (36%)
This wet and dry shaver is 100% waterproof and built to last for 7 years. This model of Braun shaver gets the top reviews by the New York Times Wirecutter product reviewers and is a great Early Deal to buy now. Save $25 (17%)
KitchenAid makes incredible stand mixers in more than a dozen beautiful colors. There are attachments and options for different types of bowls…a baker’s dream appliance. Save $120 (32%)
This is the ultimate stocking stuffer! Super-portable, this mini-phone charger has a built-in lightning connector designed specifically for Apple devices. Comes in several stylish colors. Save $12 (38%)
We are big fans of air purifiers, and Levoit is one of the top brands. This mini version has a true HEPA filter to filter smoke, allergies, pet dander, odor, and dust. Add a few drops of fragrant essential oils to the aroma pad for a more pleasant space. Save $10 (20%)
These are the best — buy now with great savings of up to 35%.
If you are a Stanley fan, shop today and save up to 25%.
Luxurious hand cream in a tiny tube. Save $3 (20%)
Our favorite brand of nail polish has great deals on Amazon today.
Check out the Jack Black skincare deals, especially for the men in your life. We are BIG fans of the lib balm for everyone!
I love the cleansing wipes and sunscreen from Neutrogena. Look at all their deals today.
Aveno is another brand I will be stocking up on now — I use the body wash and facial products daily.
This super-cute and well-priced zippered jewelry box comes in many pretty colors and is even more affordable now. Save $2 (20%)
This JBL speaker is waterproof and compact and comes in 7 colors. Save $10 (20%)
Have you been curious about the Ruggable brand of washable rugs and doormats but have not decided to buy one yet? Save on all their rugs and doormats here.
Here is another mini-phone charger compatible with iPhone 14/13/13 Pro/12/12 Pro/11/XR/XS/X/8/7/6 and comes in 7 stylish colors. Save $12 (41%)
Shop Adidas for great Prime Deals on a wide range of clothing and footwear for anyone in your family.
These unisex slides could be especially helpful for your teen or college student and anyone using a communal bathroom space, including gyms.
Shop for ugly sweaters, decor, popular gifts, and more in the Amazon Holiday Shop. Some deals have already been announced….more to come.
For families who LOVE Christmas and can’t wait to decorate, here is a pre-lit pencil tree with 900 Dual Color LED bulbs that can be set to white or multicolor lights. There are also ten different light functions: twinkle, flash, or fade on either color setting. Save $186 (45%)
Is your college student having difficulty blocking out the noise in their dorm room? These might help! Available in black, red, or rose gold/white. Save $100 (50%)
Do you need a portable monitor that you can easily transport from home to office or just room to room? ASUS is a brand that the New York Times Wirecutter product review site recommends for monitors, and this model has a great sale going on now. Save $20 (14%)
The choices are overwhelming if you need a new vacuum or want to gift one to your young adult. This is a top-rated brand and model. Save $50 (28%)
This mini ice coffee maker is perfect for a kitchen or study space where mini is the best option, and your preferred coffee type is served with ice. Save $40 (40%)
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Discover more games in the Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza line with savings starting at 20%.
Super bright lighted mirror for dimly lit dorm rooms. Save $21 (21%)
If you’re shopping for a blender, air fryer, blender, or some other small appliance for your younger adult (or perhaps for YOU), Ninja has great deals that you can find here.
This is their ideal advent calendar if your student is into geology, crystals, or rocks! Some gems featured are Geode, Pyrite, Rose Quartz, Red, Black, and Green-Spotted Jasper, Agate, Tiger’s Eye, Brachiopod, Black Urchin & more! Save $6 (24%)
Twenty-four flavors, 5 tea bags each, in this beautiful gift box Advent Calendar. Save $17 (26%) Other less expensive versions available.
Stream directly from your favorite apps. Your kids will LOVE this. Save $34 (38%)
Are your kids heavy sleepers? This promises to wake them easily and naturally. Save $15 (38%)
Light and comfy, it is a great slip-on for the men in your life. Save $19 (32%)
Dorm Room Savings
While these may not be offered as Amazon Prime Day Deals, they are still well-priced things that could be very helpful for your teen’s dorm room next year.
Regardless of where your teen may go to college and/or what kind of dorm or apartment they will live in, they will need storage bins and Iris is a brand that get top reviews. Here is a set of three bins but there are many other sizes and styles that are part of the Prime Day Deals that you might want for your own home organization. Save $30 of 3 bins (30%).
If you have a senior living in a dorm next year and could not care less about “dorm decor” but just want something blue, consider this Twin XL comforter from Nautica. 100% cotton, reversible, and machine washable in cold water. Save $28 (24%)
A surge protector power strip is a must-have for charging expensive devices at home and at a dorm room, and Anker is a top brand. Save $12 (33%)
If you’re shopping for a holiday gift for your off-to-college senior, a new set of towels is something they need for their dorm regardless of whether they are living in a suite-style room, apartment, or shared space with a bathroom down the hall. Save $33 (49%)
Here is another great idea for students who will be at college next year — a laundry hamper and this backpack style can be extra helpful if your student has a long way to walk and/or needs a larger capacity for all the laundry they never get around to doing until they have NOTHING clean left to wear. This one gets top reviews by the New York Times Wirecutter. Save $7 (28%)
Other Deals Happening Now
Having several lightweight blue bags is a must for college move-in and move-out. Now, Grown and Flown bags are discounted by 25% when you use code BIGDAYBAG25 at checkout. (Deadline 10/31/23)
We miss the IKEA big blue bags, but IKEA is no longer making them, and if you see them on Amazon, they are likely not coming from IKEA but from some other source.
This is a great time to stock up, so you’ll be ready when it is time for drop-off day next fall.
All mattress toppers are discounted by 25%, and this faux fur blanket is a gift-with-purchase.