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Ready to start the work week? Me either. I imagine that’s why you’re here right now instead of tackling those chores or rushing to finish that report. I get it, but to help you get procrastination out of your system and make your online shopping more efficient, I wrangled the best Amazon deals so you can browse the top options before you start digging through pages and pages of maybe OK deals.
Beyond just looking for flashy sales and dramatic discounts, I and my team of online shopping experts dig deeper, examining price histories, consumer reviews, and our own product tests to really figure out of a deal is actually worth your time. As we always say, there’s no such thing as a good deal on a bad product, so check out the five top options to shop on Amazon today.
1. Under $15: This award-winning travel mug
Stop spending all your money at Starbucks! This is what I tell myself every Monday morning when I succumb to habit and place my Starbucks order on the train, having timed the mobile ordering just right. I probably spend at least $20 a week on coffee I could easily make at home. It’s not ideal, but I don’t have a good travel mug and rarely have enough time to really enjoy a cup before work, so I was thrilled to see that not just one but seven different Contigo travel mugs are all at (or near) the $15 mark right now. These typically $20 mugs are one of the best options we’ve tested, and they’re easily the most popular among our readers and Amazon shoppers in general.
2. Under $40: Everyone’s favorite Echo
If you don’t have an Alexa smart speaker in your home yet, what are you waiting for? These handy hands-free devices can make life so much more convenient, and the Echo Dot is the most popular option because it’s the most affordable but offers all the same features as the flagship model (albeit with slightly less impressive speakers). Right now the best affordable Echo speaker is back on sale for just $40. It’s not the best price we’ve ever seen, but if you don’t want to wait until Prime Day, we think this is a great opportunity to start enjoying skills like hands-free timers and reminders, smart home device control, and even hands-free pizza ordering.
3. Under $15: A 2-port car charger you can customize
If you drive, it’s always smart to have a charger handy. This one from Anker’s automotive tech accessory brand Roav is a great option because it’s useful and fun. The light around the rim of the charger is totally customizable so you can pick a color that suits your style, your car, or your mood. It also has two USB-A ports, so you and a passenger can each charge your phones at the same time—one has Power IQ and the other has QuickCharge, so they each offer a charging speed boost compared to the charger you got at 7-11 in a pinch. Aside from one brief deal in early February where the price dipped a few cents below $13, this is the best price we’ve ever seen for this charger.
4. Under $80: The beloved Instant Pot
It’s official, you should never, ever buy the Instant Pot if it’s not on sale. We see the price drop on this popular electric pressure cooker frequently enough that you should not ever pay full price. Right now, you can get the most popular model for just over $75 thanks to a sale and an on-page coupon. This typically $100 cooker can replace your slow cooker and rice cooker, and it’s the easiest way to make hundreds of different meals in a flash. Seriously, I have made meatloaf and mashed potatoes all in the same pot and it took less than 30 minutes. Amazing.
5. Best price: An impressive (and affordable) 4K TV
What’s better than getting a brand new big screen TV? How about scoring one with a 4K display that costs less than $1,000. Seem like a dream? Well it also happens to be a reality because the award-winning TCL 6 Series 65-inch 4K TV is currently down to its lowest price ever. We gave this TV our Editors’ Choice award and named it one of the best 65-inch TVs under $1,000 because it offers great quality, especially with the built-in Roku streaming service at a great price. It typically costs $999, but right now you can get it for just $820, a steal for a TV this size. It’s even on sale at Walmart for the same price if you’d prefer to pick it up in-store.
Other great deals you can get online right now
- Fitbit Alta HR Fitness Tracker—$79.99 at Massdrop (Save $70)
- Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera—$49.99 on Amazon (Save $25)
- Houzz—Save up to 70% on everything from bar stools and bedding to outdoor furniture and dining sets.
- Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 8-Qt. Electric Pressure Cooker—$119.99 on Amazon (Save $19)
- Jabra Elite 65t True Wireless Earbuds—$152 on Amazon (Save $13): The best true wireless earbuds after Apple’s Airpods are typically around $165, but you can get an extra couple bucks off right now.
- LilyAna Naturals Retinol Cream Moisturizer—$14.99 (Save $5): Use the on-page coupon to save on this cult-favorite moisturizer.
- Lavatools Javelin Pro Duo—$35.99 at Massdrop (Save $5): This is the upgraded version of one of our favorite digital meat thermometers at a low price.
- Madewell—Get 25% off new-season essentials with the code “HEYBUDS.”
- Nectar Sleep—Save $125 on all mattresses and get two free memory foam pillows.
- Prada Pilot Sunglasses for Men—$89.99 at Massdrop (Save $70)
- Puro—The best kids’ headphones, the BT-2000s, are on sale for $70 right now, the lowest price we’ve ever seen and $30 off the usual price.
- Samsung 55-in. Q7CN Curved QLED 4K TV—$949.99 at Massdrop (Save $1,050) This impressive curved TV is more than half off right now. If you’ve always wanted one, now’s your chance.
- Tuft & Needle Mattress—$476 (Save $119): The best bed in a box is usually around $595, but you can get a great deal on Amazon now.
- Tuft & Needle Nod Mattress—$316 (Save $79): This is our favorite mattress company’s more affordable model, and you can get it now for the second-lowest price we’ve ever seen.
- Ulta—Celebrate Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty with a savings on MAC, SugarPill lipstick, ProActiv, and more.
- Wayfair—Save up to 70% off outdoor furniture, dining, and spring organization.
Prices are accurate at the time this article was published, but may change over time.
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