Amazon Prime Day 2022 Is Officially Confirmed—Here's What You Need to Know
It's (almost) that time of the year again: Amazon has announced the 2022 dates for its annual Prime Day shopping event, and the two-day shopping spree this year will take place on Tuesday, July 12 and Wednesday, July 13—a departure from its usual Monday and Tuesday schedule. The sale promises to be as big as years past, with nearly everything you can think of discounted on the retailer's site. Hundreds of thousands of deals will be live, and we expect significant markdowns on everything from vacuums to bedding to summer fashion picks to kitchen appliances.
Keep reading for all you need to know about Prime Day 2022 before the big sale arrives.
What is Amazon Prime Day?
Amazon Prime Day is the retailer's annual two-day shopping event that promises the lowest prices of the year on nearly everything you can think of. It occurs only once a year, and typically starts at 12:01 a.m. PT on Prime Day day one and runs through the end of day two. While the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted Amazon Prime Day dates in 2020 and 2021, this year the retailer has returned to its usual Prime Day month of July to host the massive sale event.
When is Prime Day this year?
Amazon Prime Day 2022 will be Tuesday, July 12 and Wednesday, July 13. We expect deals to go live throughout the two days, with certain retailers launching early deals weeks prior to the actual event. You can even find early deals already live in Amazon's Goldbox deals section.
Is Prime Day only for Prime members?
No. Many Prime Day deals will be accessible for non-Prime shoppers, but Prime members can expect to find plenty of ultra-low prices and deals exclusively for them, as well as get free two-day shipping on their purchases (plus a host of other benefits such as a Prime Video subscription and discounts at Whole Foods Market). Amazon also offers a 30-day trial for its Prime membership, which you can sign up for here.
What's on sale on Prime Day?
You can expect nearly every category on Amazon to launch major discounts, and in prior years the retailer has offered huge markdowns on home appliances, kitchen gadgets, clothing and shoes, beauty products, furniture and home decor, plus electronics. If you're looking for items you'll need this summer, you can expect to snag air purifiers, fans, jeans and dresses, and more seasonal and year-round essentials for way less than usual.
Are there early deals for Prime Day already?
Yes! Hurry and check out the 11 best deals below. For starters, we've found vacuum cleaners like iRobot's famous Roomba i3+ self-emptying robot vacuum for up to $151 off, plus Hoover's MaxLife Elite Swivel XL pet vacuum cleaner for just $130 right now. Kitchen must-haves are also on sale, like Keurig's classic K-Supreme single-serving coffee maker that's currently $30 off and Suproot's now-$14 instant digital meat thermometer that will come in handy for summer grilling.
Don't miss other timely appliance deals like Dreo's Nomad One tower fan for just $60, plus Levoit's Vital 100 air purifier built specifically for large rooms that is $15 off right now. Bedsure's lightweight duvet insert is also $10 less than usual, while you can find our editor-loved Beckham Hotel Collection pillows for just $26 in a set of two when you apply a coupon.
Plus, don't miss fashion deals like Prettygarden's floral wrap V-neck maxi dress for $41 as well as Tretorn's versatile white canvas sneakers that will go so well with any outfit this summer for only $50. Don't wait—early Prime Day deals tend to go quickly, so you'll want to secure these low prices fast.
- Dreo Nomad One Tower Fan, $60 (was $70)
- Hoover MaxLife Elite Swivel XL Pet Vacuum Cleaner, $130 (was $180)
- Levoit Vital 100 Air Purifier, $105 with coupon (was $120)
- Bedsure Duvet Insert Comforter in Queen, $28 (was $38)
- Suproot Instant Digital Meat Thermometer, $14 (was $25)
- Whynter Dual Hose Portable Air Conditioner, $445 (was $599)
- Keurig K-Supreme Coffee Maker, $130 (was $160)
- Prettygarden Floral Wrap V-Neck Short Sleeve Belted Maxi Dress, $41 (was $46)
- Tretorn Nyliteplus Canvas Sneakers, $50 (was $75)
- Beckham Hotel Collection Queen Bed Pillows Set of 2, $26 with coupon (was $43)
- iRobot Roomba i3+ EVO Self-Emptying Robot Vacuum, $339 (was $549)