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Amazon Prime Day 2020 is just around the corner and Amazon is giving Prime members a chance to add some extra money to their account with gift card purchases.
Amazon is offering a $10 promotional credit to Prime members who purchase a $40 Amazon gift card or reload their Amazon gift card balance with $40 or more from October 13-14. The $10 credit is good anytime until November 29, 2020.
Current Prime members also receive an extra 2% credit when reloading their gift card balance, so you'll get an extra dollar for every $50 added to your account. Members always will still earn a bit of credit whenever they buy Amazon gift cards, even after Prime Day ends.
You'll need an Amazon Prime subscription to take advantage of the gift card deal and more than one million different deals during Amazon Prime Day 2020. Prime offers Amazon shoppers free two-day shipping, on-demand streaming video, and a bunch of other shopping perks like early access to limited-time deals. Prime normally costs $13 per month or $120 per year, and new subscribers can sign-up for a 30-trial.
Other ways to get free Amazon credit to use on Prime Day
Gift cards aren't the only way to get money added to your Amazon account. You can get nearly $100 credited to your account if you complete a series of offers from Amazon ahead of Prime Day 2020. We've collected all the Amazon credit offers we've found so far below:
- Claim a $10 credit to use on Prime Day when you spend $10 on items sold by small businesses before October 12 You will get an email confirming your eligibility, but still need to claim it with the link provided.
- Spend $10, Get $10 shopping Amazon's physical stores: Shoppers who spend at least $10 at Whole Foods Market, and other Amazon stores can get a $10 credit to use when Amazon Prime Day comes around. You'll need to checkout with your Amazon Prime account to snag the credit. Amazon physical stores, including Amazon Fresh, Amazon Go or Amazon Go Grocery, Amazon Books or Amazon Pop Up, and Amazon 4-star. If you manage to shop at each location, you'll collect $50 to use on Prime Day.
- It's worth noting that the small business credits and those available for shopping at Amazon's physical stores can only be redeemed on Prime Day and can't be redeemed before or after.
- Apply for an Amazon.com Store Card: Shoppers who sign up and get approved receive a $60 gift card. If you have an Amazon Prime Store Card, you can earn 5% back on your Amazon.com purchases and up to 25% back on Prime Day purchases. Each month, your points can be redeemed as a statement credit or used to buy millions of items on Amazon. There's no annual fee, either.
How to prepare for Amazon Prime Day 2020
We've already started tracking early Amazon Prime Day 2020 deals ahead of the official kickoff on October 13, so be sure to check out our Prime Day shopping hubs to see the best deals in each category.
If you need some tips for finding the best deals, we've compiled some Prime Day shopping advice too. We'll be updating these posts on regular basis throughout the weekend and during Prime Day on October 13 and 14: