Now established as the ‘other’ big online sales event of the year, Amazon Prime day is almost here. It represents a well-timed Summer opportunity to knock some things off your wishlist and take advantage of some of the Amazon Prime Day PC deals which will almost certainly appear. It’s only beaten by Black Friday in terms of serious price crashes so it pays to be prepared for anything that might pop up and takes your fancy—as well as those pre-identified items you’re after.
However, you can’t get any of the hopefully-excellent Amazon Prime Day PC deals if you’re not an Amazon Prime member. This is the membership that gives you next day delivery and access to the retail behemoth’s TV service, among other things. Just having a regular Amazon membership will not be enough to take advantage of this event.
On top of the Amazon Prime Day PC deals, there are also some other features and benefits to getting involved this year. There’s a prime Day Concert featuring Taylor Swift performing live and exclusively for Prime members. And there’s also some live gaming events on Twitch where you can watch teams of celebrities battle against each other in games like Apex Legends, only viewable for Prime members.
In great news, as of today, for UK Amazonians there’s currently money off the annual subscription fee. You can get £20 off right now, reducing the overall cost to just £59 for the year. Also, wherever you are, you might be eligible for a free 30-day trial, so it’s worth clicking around a bit to see if that’s available.