Amazon Australia has confirmed the date for its annual Prime Day event, giving Australian Prime members access to savings during the world’s longest Prime Day.
The shopping event will kick off at 12am on Monday 21 June with local deals running for 48 hours until 11:59PM AEST on Tuesday 22 June. Deals from the UK and US will be available on Amazon.com.au through Amazon Global Store until 5pm AEST on Wednesday, 23 June, for a total 65 hours of deals.
This year’s Prime Day offers savings across beauty, consumer electronics, fashion, home improvement, toys, video games and more. Prime members will be able to access deals across big brands, such as Bosch, Fitbit, Lego, Lenovo, Nintendo, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and Yamaha as well as small local businesses.
“We are thrilled to bring Prime Day back to Australia, giving Prime members access to huge savings on tens of thousands of products,” Amazon Australia director of Prime, Arno Lenior said.
“Last year marked the two biggest days for small Australian businesses on Amazon.com.au and to make sure they have a huge Prime Day this year we are once again putting them front and centre through our ‘Shop Local’ store during one of our busiest times of the year.”
The ‘Shop Local’ store features curated collections to connect customers with Australian businesses including Little Archer & Co. from Sunshine Coast, Queensland, that creates quality baby and toddler products, and BIGSOFTI from Newtown, Sydney that sell portable soft lights to enhance photos and videos.
For a limited time as part of Prime Day, Prime members can shop early exclusive offers and deals. Customers who haven’t yet tried Amazon Music Unlimited can get four months free with unlimited access; Prime members who haven’t tried Kindle Unlimited can get a three-month Kindle Unlimited free trial, and Prime members who haven’t tried Audible can get a three-month Audible free trial that includes two audiobooks of their choice in their first month then one every month, a bonus monthly audiobook.
Prime members and Amazon customers in Australia can rent select popular movies for $2.99 or less on the Prime Video Store from Friday 11 June to Tuesday 22 June.
New customers in Australia can join Prime at amazon.com.au/prime with Amazon’s 30-day free trial, and then pay $6.99 a month, or save 30% with an annual membership at AU$59.