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But here’s a perk many folks don't know about: Prime membership affords you entry into a secret section of Amazon sales. What? Yup, it's true: There's a hidden hub of "Just For Prime" sales waiting to be explored. And the key to the kingdom is nothing more than a Prime membership.
Not yet a member? Sign up for a free 30-day trial to access this treasure trove of discounts — and benefit from all the other Prime perks, including free two-day shipping, exclusive sales and much more. If you decide to stick with the service, it will cost you just $119 per year (about $10 per month), and you can choose to cancel anytime.
Scroll and shop Amazon's secret, Prime-only sales below:
Tea time just got easier. With the press of a button, you can have your brew turn out exactly as you like it. The Buydeem K2423 Electric Kettle boils up to 1.2 liters of water and keeps it warm until you're ready to pour. Right now it's on sale from $120 to just $108 for Prime members only.
Handy presets for different types of tea — black, herbal, oolong, white and green — ensure a perfect cup every time. And this compact appliance is easy on the eyes, too.
Shoppers say it can compete with the big boys: "I absolutely love this machine," raved a five-star reviewer. "[It is] hands-down better than the more expensive Breville. The kettle is lighter-weight, the handle is easier to hold and more comfortable, it has all the same features (keep warm for 60 minutes, customize steep time, etc.) [and] the filter basket is much larger, allowing the leaves more room to steep...."
Shop it: Buydeem K2423 Electric Kettle, $108 for Prime members only (was $120), amazon.com
Packed on the quarantine 15? Keep tabs on your weight and other health stats like your BMI (body mass index) with this Loftilla Bathroom Smart Scale. Now’s the time to snag one — it’s on sale for $17 for Prime members only. The sleek, ultra-thin scale can sync to iPhone, Android smartphone, Fitbit, Apple Health, and Google Fit via Bluetooth, so you can really keep track of all your fitness goals.
"This is not your momma's bathroom scale! Sleek design with a nice [Bluetooth] feature," raved a fan. "Just add the app and the technology will chart your BMI and weight gains and losses for the long haul. It's fun to see the graph fall."
Shop it: Loftilla Digital Bathroom Scale, $17 for Prime members only (was $19), amazon.com
Curious about your oxygen levels? This Konquest KPO-1720 Digital Fingertip Pulse Oximeter, which is on sale for just $11 (a cool $19 off for Prime members), gauges your blood-oxygen-saturation levels, pulse rate and pulse strength within a few seconds so you can get a speedy read on your health.
Simply place the device on your index finger and your vitals appear on the large, easy-to-read digital LED display. It’s comfortable to use, fits almost any finger size, and even comes with two AAA batteries.
It's an ideal tool for the allergy-prone too. "I purchased it because I have asthma and I wanted to monitor my levels of oxygen," shared a five-star reviewer. "Also, because now with the coronavirus and since I have several allergies, it is difficult to know if it is regular coughing or something else, so I want to catch any problem as early as possible. It is easy to use, and I like that it came with batteries."
Shop it: Konquest KPO-1720 Digital Fingertip Pulse Oximeter, $11 for Prime members only (was $30), amazon.com
These days, you never want to leave home without a spare charger, and getting one has never been more of a no-brainer now that the Yacikos Portable Charger can be had for $20 for Prime members (with on-page coupon; was $29). It delivers a fast and reliable juice-up for phones, laptops and tablets with two USB ports and a single micro-USB port. Plus, it can charge most phones up to six times before its own battery needs charging.
“This charger seems very well built and has enough power to last awhile,” wrote one tech-savvy shopper. “Easy to use.”
Shop it: Yacikos Portable Charger, $20 for Prime members only (was $29), amazon.com
Score this 10-pack of Tanmit Retractable Erasable Color Pens and let your imagination run wild (on a sheet of paper). This set of color gel pens — which includes hues like hot pink, neon blue, black, silver and more — seamlessly glide across a page. They're ideal for teachers, students, parents, pros and plain old doodlers. And best of all? They're all erasable!
"My stepdaughter really wanted erasable pens, so I bought these for her," shared a delighted five-star reviewer. "She has used them to practice her handwriting. She loves that there is a variety of colors to choose from. I love that they were a very decent price compared to other erasable pens. I also love that there is no eraser residue to swipe off your paper after erasing! They are really neat and really do erase without leaving a trace that anything had been written."
A steal for just $8 for Prime members only and this 10 packs all-time lowest price ever!
Shop it: Tanmit Erasable Pens (10 colors), $8 for Prime members only (was $11), amazon.com
It took a pandemic for many of us to even become aware that this amazing device exists, and now we want one of our own! This infrared forehead thermometer quickly gets the job done and it’s just $21, or $10 off, for Prime members only at Amazon. It’s so popular that it has earned a five-star rating from more than 4,100 reviewers, and we can see why. Simply point the Amplim Infrared Forehead Thermometer to get a quick body temperature. The reading will show in seconds on the large LED digital display. It’s foolproof — and nurse-approved.
“I'm a pediatric home health nurse,” shared one health-care professional. “If my patient is sleeping I need a non-invasive thermometer so they don't wake up. I've tried several that were not at all accurate. This one is.”
Shop it: Amplim Non-Contact Infrared Forehead Thermometer, $21 for Prime members only (was $31), amazon.com
Your video chats are about to get a whole lot better. On sale for $28 for Prime members only (was $40), this Samcorn HD Webcam features a glass lens that can stream video at Full HD and 30FPS (frames per second) for crisp images ideal for Zoom, Google Meet, Skype and other teleconferencing apps. Complete with a mini tripod stand and a wide viewing angle up to 97 degrees, it’ll automatically balance white levels and color correction to make you look your best — even in dim light.
This shopper loves “the sliding security cover so I don't accidentally record myself when people are watching. Just gives me peace of mind.”
Shop it: Samcorn HD Webcam, $28 for Prime members only (was $40), amazon.com
Compatible with Xbox, Sony PlayStation and Nintendo Switch, as well as gaming laptops and desktops, it features immersive audio and stellar noise-canceling microphones for crystal-clear voice chats. Its earcups are foldable and made from memory foam to keep you comfortable during a marathon session. And shoppers say that this headset are just as good as more expensive pairs.
"This is a quality set of headphones. I was impressed with the sound quality, especially for the price," raved a delighted savvy gamer. "They rival my Audio Technica ATH-M40x headphones...The were extremely comfortable to wear. The over-the-ear cups didn't press on my ears at all. The tension holding them to my head was just adequate to hold them in place, but didn't feel like it was trying to squish my head in. The band on the top flexes to just where it needs to be to fit you and acts like a hammock on your head. I comfortably wore these at work for three-plus hours and felt like I could have kept going."
Shop it: Alwup Stereo Gaming Headset, $19 for Prime members only (was $21), amazon.com
Next time you're in the market for a wake-up assist, why settle for a plan old alarm clock? The DreamSky Digital Alarm Clock — on sale for $14 for Amazon Prime members only — can also play old-school FM radio as you rise. Another great extra: Your phone will be nice and charged when you get up, thanks to its built-in USB port. Plus, it has a battery backup, so if the power goes out, the clock will keep on ticking, and you'll be able to make it to work (sorry).
“This clock is perfect for our guest room! It’s easy to read with so many functions and has a USB port to charge your phone with,” shared a satisfied Amazon shopper.
Shop it: DreamSky Digital Alarm Clock Radio, $14 for Prime members only (was $23), amazon.com
If you have an Apple iPad, it’s likely you can draw and take hand-written notes on it too. But, let’s face it: The Apple Pencil is expensive (hello, $130). No worries. If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can pick up this Kimzy ElegantPen Disc Stylus Pen for just $9, or $8 off right now. That’s a considerable price difference for something that essentially does the same thing.
This aluminum pen features the precision you need for creating detailed works of art. It’s compatible with Samsung Note 10, Google Pixel 4 and just about any capacitive phone or tablet — including the Apple iPad. It even comes with a case.
“Love, love, love this pen," shared a repeat customer. "My kindergartener used it with his iPad for ‘at home learning’ during quarantine and it made our life so much easier. He could not draw and write the things he was required to do without this pen. I even bought a second one.”
Shop it: Kimzy ElegantPen Disc Stylus Pen, $9 for Prime members only (was $17), amazon.com
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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