Everything You Need to Know About Amazon Prime Day, Plus Target & Walmart Deal Days (Early Deals Live Now!)

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Get ready for all of the best Amazon Prime Day Fall deals of 2022!

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Fall Amazon Prime Day is almost here! 🙌🍂

We’ve been waiting and speculating about the dates of the Prime Early-Access Sale, otherwise known as Fall Amazon Prime Day 2022, and now it’s almost here!

Set your alarm & get ready because in just a week you can start enjoying Prime Day deals! The 2022 Prime Early Access Sale will take place on October 11th and 12th.

The Fall Prime Day allows us to shop the hottest deals — sometimes even better than Black Friday! It’s an exclusive savings event for Prime members only and shopping is a great way to score the best prices on everything from electronics to beauty.

With Amazon Prime Day becoming such a huge event in recent years, we’ve also seen other big-box retailers like Target and Walmart step up their game to compete with the incredible Amazon savings.

Walmart is getting ready to launch some big savings, recently announcing on their Twitter page that shoppers should get ready for major savings and new rollbacks on October 10-13! We’ll keep an eye out and see what Walmart has in store for us!

Sign up HERE to get emails with the BEST Target, Walmart, and Amazon Prime Day deals delivered straight to your inbox!

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If you aren’t currently a Prime member, you can TRY AMAZON PRIME FREE for 30 days to get access to the Fall Prime Day event!

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Here’s everything else you need to know about Fall Amazon Prime Day 2022

Amazon Prime Day is one of the biggest sales of the year, and while anyone can shop on Prime Day, most of the best deals are available exclusively to Prime members. Amazon also offers Amazon Prime Member Early Access Deals — some are already available! This means members get a head start to shop the hottest deals before everyone else (while supplies last, of course).

Alexa can also get you early access to some major Prime Day deals – no secret password or puzzle-solving necessary!

So, if you’re not an Amazon Prime member yet, it’s a great idea to sign up before the Fall Prime Day event or even take advantage of Amazon Prime’s FREE 30-day trial. Either way, you’ll have the best shot at scoring all of the hottest Amazon Prime Day deals!

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What deals can you expect to see during Fall Amazon Prime Day 2022?

While most of the Prime Day deals won’t be announced until just before (or during) the sale, Amazon has released some select deals early.

The Fall Amazon Prime Day Sale included deals on popular brands like Beats, Casper, ELEMIS, Levi’s, iRobot, SharkNinja, Amazon Essentials, and Carter’s. Plus, the lowest prices ever on select products from Sony, Bose, and GE! We expect to see many of these brands offering deals at the upcoming Fall Prime Early Access Sale too. 🙌


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Fall Prime Day deals have already started!

Perhaps the most exciting news of all is that you don’t have to wait long to start saving money on this year’s Fall Early Access Sale deals! We’ve already seen some like big savings on Echo devices and a free 4-month trial to Amazon Music Unlimited where you can access millions of songs and podcasts with zero ads.

Also, through October 7th, Prime members can also get 50% off new and popular titles on Prime Video.

Plus, get a FREE one-year Grubhub+ membership valued at $9.99 per month! This offer includes unlimited $0 delivery fees on orders over $12! So AWESOME!


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Get the most bang for your buck on Fall Amazon Prime Day 2022 (and every day)!

Another way to score huge savings at the Fall Early Access Sale is to apply for an Amazon Prime Credit Card if you don’t already have one. This credit card is a team favorite among us Hip2Savers because the perks are truly the best. It’s a total no-brainer if you’re a Prime member and a frequent Amazon shopper!

When you’re approved for an Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card, you’ll instantly get a FREE $50 gift card! Plus, Amazon Prime members earn 5% back every day on Amazon and at Whole Foods Market, 2% back at restaurants, gas stations, and drugstores, and 1% back on all other purchases.

Prime members also get a whopping 10% cash back (and sometimes more) on rotating Amazon categories and products, so it’s easy to watch your rewards stack up fast.

Want to learn more? Check out our post on all the benefits of the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card and be sure to get your application in before Prime Day if you want to maximize all those perks!

Hip Tip: Save even more money when you use one of these Prime exclusive coupons!


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Shoppers may also benefit from stiff Amazon competition from Target & Walmart!

Here’s everything we know about Target’s “Deal Days” and Walmart’s “Deals for Days” sales.

Target Deal Days: October 6th through October 8th…

A few items that are on sale RIGHT NOW include:

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It looks like Walmart will be matching the competition.

Walmart recently announced on their Twitter page that shoppers should get ready for major savings and new rollbacks on October 10-13th! We’ll keep an eye out and see what Walmart has in store for us!

Check out the hottest Walmart deals here!

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Are you a Walmart+ Member yet?

This would be a great time to sign up for Walmart+ since right now you can snag a FREE Paramount+ subscription worth $59 plus get a FREE Spotify Premium membership too!

You can also score a FREE 30-day Trial to test out this service before you commit! Walmart estimates you’ll save $1,300 per year by using Walmart+.

Walmart Plus service offers the option to pay annually, at $98 per year ($8.17 per month) OR you can opt to pay $12.95 each month instead!


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Overwhelmed? We’re here to help you during Fall Prime Day 2022!

We know it’s tough to sort through so many deals with Fall Prime Day and other retailers’ competing sales happening simultaneously, and we want to take all the pressure off of you. When Prime Day gets rolling, don’t stress, we’ll be working hard to find the hottest deals for ya, so you won’t miss a thing!

Make sure to sign up for all the hottest deals delivered straight to your inbox.

What are the perks of signing up? 

  • You’ll get exclusive Amazon Prime Day Deals and special finds from Target and Walmart’s competing sales events curated just for you.
  • Get real-time updates on early sales that only HIP members have access to.
  • We’ll continue to improve your saving experience beyond all these big events.

Even better, we can send more deals right to your phone!

While the email sign-up is primarily focused on the Amazon, Target, and Walmart sales expected to happen next month, Collin likes to send her favorite deals (and some exclusive ones too) via text!

To get these exclusive deals, sign up for text alerts to get all the hottest deals and freebies!

With all of these exciting deals just hours away, we’re gearing up for the best Prime Day ever, so grab some coffee, open up that laptop or phone, and start saving with us! We’re here to give you all the Amazon Prime Day tips you need!

Sign up to get ALL the best Prime Day deals NOW!

We’re excited to send them your way. 💃


About the writer:

Anne holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Media Studies from the University of Sioux Falls, and worked in the newspaper industry for 20+ years before joining Hip2Save. Her work there earned her numerous awards, including South Dakota’s Journalist of the Year.


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Comments 27

  1. CJ

    I have the Amazon Visa card and that is all I use on Amazon (and woot) shopping. Where would I see what categories are the increased percentage back? (“Prime members also get a whopping 20% cashback on rotating Amazon categories and products, so it’s easy to watch your rewards stack up fast.”)

    • Mrs C

      If you go to your Amazon account and scroll down to “Your Amazon credit cards” scroll down a little more to “see all benefits” you’ll find all you need to know. Hope this helps!

      • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

        Thanks a bunch for your helpful response, Mrs. C! Much appreciated! 🤗

      • CJ

        Thanks so much, Mrs C!!!

  2. Sara

    Prime Day, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday through Christmas Day on Amazon are a pain in the butt. Lightning Deals work fine until these sale periods. Every time the ability to watch an upcoming deal disappears until several days after the sale. This happens on both the app and the website. I miss almost every gift card deal because of this. I have to refresh the deals page every five minutes to have a chance at catching any good deal. My time is worth more than that. This problem is why I am going on a cruise on Cyber Monday. I’m tired of dealing with this crap. I won’t feel bad if I forget to go to Amazon during any of these periods.

  3. riss

    I hope this year is better than the past few years. It’s beenmeaning, to say the least.

    • riss

      ***it’s been meh

  4. Csandst1

    Agree that deals aren’t great. I rarely buy anything. Last year I was the worst “sale” and I use that term loosely.

  5. Casey

    Have been unimpressed with recent prime day sales. I do appreciate targets competing deal days, usually some decent home and toy deals.

    • Lisamarie

      Thanks!

  6. Chantel

    I don’t shop Amazon. I really just don’t find that it can compete with the other options. IF it will ship to my area it still takes at least 2 weeks to get it. It is worse than shipping used to be in the pre 2 day shipping days Target is my go to. Recently,I have found that Walmart has really stepped up in both pricing and shipping speed. Even without a membership I was able to get an item I needed for a last minute kid’s birthday in 2 days. It was also cheaper than Amazon by far. Walmart and Target both employ in my local community and offer drive up and regular shopping. I really don’t understand the allure of Amazon. They just can’t compete.

    • shandabell

      I can’t find any of my save and subscriptions items anywhere cheaper than Amazon and the price is locked it! Tide, Clorox wipes, cereal, nuts, Folgers, Maxwell House, etc. I’m sure it’s what products you buy and prefer. My shipping is always extremely fast! Walmart and Target have a minimum of $35 now.

  7. Sylvia

    I’m already a prime member and they keep offering me $125. reward to get one. They just started this a couple of days ago with me. So I don’t know if it’s the same deal or something different.

  8. Daisysocrazi

    You can also get a year free with Grub Hub.

  9. SAM

    Not seeing the free trial for Amazon Music when clicking the link. Is it still available?

      • SAM

        Thank you 🙂 I ended my subscription about two weeks ago, so maybe it’s too recent for even the three month offer to show up. Thanks so much again!

        • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

          You’re welcome! Thanks for the update! ❤️

  10. bremoeller

    Does anyone know if the 40% off Floor care at target includes Dyson stick vacuums?

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      I’m not seeing those marked down at the moment when searching through. We’ll keep an eye out! 👀

  11. Ivy

    I’m finding that Amazon is less and less worth the yearly membership myself. The more it goes up an the less impressive the event are the less I feel like renewing. Now Walmart makes it more appealing to switch to them. Amazon really disappointed me this last year. Nothing is 2 days anymore even though they advertise it as such and customer service just blames COVID. Walmart gets it to me in less than 2 days most of the time. So does home Depot for that matter. I just can’t get excited about Amazon anymore. I really think that I’ll let my sub drop this October.

    • Claudette (Hip Sidekick)

      Thanks for the honest feedback, Ivy!🥰

  12. Emily R

    Last prime day I was able to score 23 + me for a decent price. I know you can’t predict the future, but do you think this roundup of sales will produce discounts on 23 +me. I want to buy some for my family. I got an email discount for 10% off but was hoping for more.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      We’ll be sure to keep an eye out, Emily R! 👀🤞❤️

  13. shandabell

    I thought for sure I recently received an offer for a $200 GC sign on bonus for the Amazon credit card. Then I wanted to sign up for a college student Prime account for my son. I’m so bummed because I can’t find it!

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