Amazon just launched early access to many of their deals, plus grab your free credits now!

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Although Amazon Prime Day is not scheduled to start until midnight tonight and run through end of day Oct. 14, the company has gone ahead and launched many early access deals. These early sales are primarily for their own devices, so if you are looking to purchase a Fire Tablet, Kindle, Echo Dot, Echo Show, Echo Auto, Echo Flex, Echo Studio, Ring Video Doorbell or Fire TV Recast — now is the time to make that purchase.

Make sure to keep up to date on the latest Amazon Prime Day deals.

Amazon device deals

Fire Tablet
Echo Auto
Echo Show
Echo Dot
Echo Flex
Echo Studio
Ring Video Doorbell
Fire TV Recast

Make sure to check out our ultimate guide to get a list of all the deals throughout Prime Day. This guide will also detail out for you all the ways to maximize your savings and get an even better deal. Below is a rundown as well.

Up to 25% cash back with your Amazon credit card

With many of the pre-access deals, you can actually earn up to 25% cash back just by using your Amazon credit card.

  • 10–25% Cash Back with your Amazon Credit CardIf you have an Amazon Credit Card, you’ll receive an additional 5-20% back on select products on top of the 5% you already get back at Amazon by using your credit card. This promotion runs October 12 through October 18, 2020.

Earn up to $90 in credits

Start preparing now as you can earn as many as $90 worth of credits to use during Prime Day.

Spend $10 on a Small Business purchase, get a $10 credit

Between now and October 12, if you spend $10 or more on a small business product from Amazon, you’ll earn a $10 credit to spend on Prime Day. Truthfully, it is hard to fully understand which products qualify, but they do have a list of products listed out by category:

Spend $10 at Whole Foods, get $10 to Amazon

Amazon will give you a $10 credit to spend during the two-day Prime Day event, if you are a Whole Foods Market shopper. All you have to do is spend $10 at Whole foods — either in-store or online — between September. 28 and October 14, 2020 and you’ll receive the credit, which must be used by October 14. You are limited to receiving just one credit per account. Just make sure you scan your linked Amazon/Whole Foods QR code during check-out.

Spend $10 at on Amazon Fresh, get $10 to Amazon

Place an order of $10 or more through Amazon Fresh between September 28 and October 14, and you’ll receive a $10 credit to use on Prime Day. With Amazon Fresh, as long as your order is $35 or more, your delivery will be free. I use Amazon Fresh (and Amazon Prime / Whole Foods) normally for my grocery shopping, but prices do differ between the two, so make sure to price compare.

Spend $10 at Amazon Books, Amazon Pop Up and Amazon 4-Star, get up to $20 to Amazon

If you happen to have an Amazon Books or Amazon Pop Up store near by, you can earn another $10 credit by spending $10 or more. You are also limited to just one $10 credit for Amazon Books and Amazon Pop Up — even if you shop at both.

There is then a separate promotion, where you can earn another $10 at an Amazon 4 Star location — again, by spending $10 or more. These locations are also limited, but if you live in an urban area, there is a decent chance you’ll have one nearby.

With these two promotions combined, you can earn a total of $20 credits on Prime Day as long as you make your purchase by October 14.

Spend $10 at Amazon Go, get $10 to Amazon

Amazon has a very limited number of Amazon Go stores — where you can pick up breakfast, lunch and snacks — and if you are lucky enough to live near one of them, this is another opportunity to earn another $10 credit. Unfortunately though, they are only located in four cities — Chicago, New York City, San Francisco and Seattle — so most Amazon shoppers will not be able to take advantage of this particular credit.

Spend $10 through the Amazon app, get up to $20 to Amazon
Instead of purchasing through your computer, use the Amazon app to make your next purchase and you’ll receive a promotion code to get $10 off your next $20 purchase. This is valid for purchases made through the end of Prime Day, but you have through the end of the month — October 31, 2020 — to use the promotional code. You are also able to get up to two $10 off promotional codes for a total of $20 in savings.
Watch an Amazon Prime Video, get $5 to Amazon

This is quite possibly the easiest credit you can earn. Simply watch a Prime Video — which is free with an Amazon Prime membership — and you’ll earn a $5 credit to use towards Prime Day. Your credit actually doesn’t expire for 14 days, so you can actually technically use it after Prime Day is over.

Add $30 to Amazon Cash, earn $5 in credits

Just add $30 to your Amazon Cash account and you’ll earn $5 in credits. This promotion is limited to new users and the promotional credit expires November 30, 2020.

Save money with your credit card

If you have an American Express credit card, check your Amex Offers in your account to see if you are eligible for two different Amazon offer. Unfortunately these are targeted, but if you are eligible, make sure to add them to your account prior to making your purchase.

  • Spend $100, get $10 back: Spend $100 or more on Amazon and receive $10 back. You can take advantage of this offer twice to earn a total of $20 back in statement credit. Tip: If you have 100 offers in your account, start adding the offer to your card so more offers will appear. The account is capped at only showing 100 at a time. This offer expires November 8, 2020.
  • Earn 5x Membership Reward points: You can earn 5x points on your eligible American Express Membership Reward credit card, up to 2,000 points maximum. This offer expires November 13, 2020.

Save money with your credit card points

Simply by using just 1 credit card point with your respective credit card, you can receive a decent savings. There are many offers that pop up throughout the year and here are all of the current offers available. Keep in mind that they are all targeted offers and you must connect your credit card to your American Express account to be eligible.

Tip: Only use a single point as you do not receive the best value when redeeming your points with Amazon. If you do not have anything to purchase at Amazon, you can always purchase a third-party merchant gift card which will trigger the savings.

American Express cardmember promotions

You can learn more about linking your card and registering for this promotion here.

Chase cardmember promotions

You can learn more about linking your card and registering for this promotion here.

Capital One cardmember promotions
Discover cardmember promotions



With less than 12 hours left to the start to Prime Day, you can start reaping the savings now. You’ll also want to make sure if you see a good deal to grab it as items will sell out. Good luck with your savings and make sure to get the best deal possible!

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All prices are in affect as of Monday October 12, 2020 at 5:00pm ET.

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28 days ago

Amex is offering 5x MR on all Amazon purchases through November 13th. I would stack that with the above offers to gain more value.

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