Amazon finally announced that the annual Prime Day sale will take place in July 12-13 this year. While the exact deals are still unknown, people are already making shopping plans for the big day.
Sure, it's definitely a good idea to hold out on some items to see if prices drop on Prime Day, but it's actually smarter to buy others right now while they're already on sale. Why? Because the deals are already so good that there's a strong chance the Prime Day prices won't be much lower.
If you don't want to risk an item you're eyeing selling out, or you'd just like to have it sooner rather than later, you can go ahead and grab the nine items below without worrying too much that you're paying more than you would on Prime Day. These markdowns are as low as we've seen on many of these items, so you can shop with confidence that you're getting a really epic deal.
1. KitchenAid KSM150PSAQ Artisan Series 5-Qt. Stand Mixer with Pouring Shield, $379.99 (Orig. $459.99)
2. Fern and Willow Pillows for Sleeping - Set of 2 Standard Size, $24.99 with on-site coupon (Orig. $49.99)
These top-rated pillows do go on sale often, but never for less than $25. Now is the time to buy them so you can be on your way to a better night's sleep right away.
3. COSORI Air Fryer, 5 QT, $84.99 with on-site coupon (Orig. $99.99)
If you're still one of the last people who doesn't own an air fryer, now's the time to change that. This COSORI Air Fryer has tons of rave reviews and will look beautiful on your countertop. Given that it's a top seller, this Air Fryer doesn't go on sale often, so the fact that it's $10 off right now is a big deal.
4. Sony SRS-XB33 EXTRA BASS Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speaker, $128 (Orig. $179.99)
Take the party with you no matter where you're headed this summer with this Sony SRS-XB33 EXTRA BASS Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speaker. It's more than $50 off, which is a total steal for anything from Sony.
5. Dreo Cruiser Pro Tower Fan, $69.99 (Orig. $79.99)
Do not spend another night suffering in the sweltering summer heat. This Dreo Cruiser Pro Tower Fan is a smart investment at full price but an even better buy now that it's on sale for $10 off.
Believe it or not, this best-selling Ninja blender is currently the same price as it was on Black Friday. That's definitely a deal you don't want to miss.
7. Schwinn Fitness Indoor Cycling Exercise Bike Series, $799.99 (Orig. $1,199)
It's not every day that you can snag a compact, high-quality stationary bike for $400 off. At $799, this Schwinn Fitness Indoor Cycling Exercise Bike is the same price it was last Prime Day, so if you've been wanting an exercise bike for your home, go ahead and buy this one.
8. Top Handle Satchel Purse Set, $36.99 (Orig. $59.99)
Perfect for the spring and summer months, this $30 stylish purse set includes not one, not two, not three but a whopping four different pieces. It's a steal you should definitely take advantage of now.
9. Home Techpro Rug Pads Grippers, $12.69 (Orig. $15.99)
As someone who's purchased her fair share of these Home Techpro Rug Pads Grippers, I can tell you they haven't been cheaper than $12.99 in months. This is a great price on a truly essential product for anyone with an area rug.
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