It’s Amazon Prime Day! And if you are an Amazon Prime member, today and tomorrow (July 15 and 16) is an excellent opportunity to take advantage of the many deals available to save yourself some money. Whether you are looking to treat yourself, or get a gift for your favorite traveler, use our master list of Amazon Prime Day travel gear deals to help you out.
Make sure to check the Amazon Prime Day deals page throughout the day as new offers are constantly being added. Be sure to bookmark this page as well as we will be updating it throughout the day as more deals become available. And make sure you check out our post on how to save even more on Amazon Prime Day.
There is a slightly dark side to Amazon Prime Day, however. Workers at a fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, were set to protest their working conditions Monday at the start of the two-day mega sale.
Without further ado, here is Thrifty Traveler’s list for Amazon Prime Day 2019.
$5 Credit When You Buy At Least $25 in Amazon Gift Cards
Through tomorrow (7/16), you will receive a $5 promotional credit to spend on Amazon.com after buying an Amazon gift card of $25 or more. The $5 credit will be applied to your account within two days of your qualifying Amazon Gift Card purchase.
Simply add an Amazon Gift Card of $25 or more to your cart and enter promotion code GCPRIME19 at checkout.
Buy at Amazon for $25, Use code GCPRIME19 at checkout.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite with Special Offers
Amazon almost always has Prime Day deals on their own products. If you don’t own a Kindle, this is a great opportunity to pick one up at a discount. The Kindle Paperwhite has a higher resolution display with a built-in adjustable light. Even better is that this generation is now fully waterproof. It is normally $129.99, so you can save $45 by picking this up today!
Buy it on Amazon for $84.99
Sony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones
While I don’t have any personal experience with these headphones, it is hard to argue with wireless noise-canceling headphones for less than $100. From a reputable brand like Sony and with 4 out 5 stars on Amazon reviews, I would say they are worth a shot.
These normally sell for $199.99 and you can pick them up today for only $89.99 (55% off).
Buy it on Amazon for 89.99
Anker PowerCore 13000 Portable Charger
I have carried one of these Anker portable chargers for years and it is a staple in my travel backpack. This model will provide five charges for iPhone 8, or three charges for a Galaxy S9 or iPhone X before it needs to be recharged. The power bank is 34% off today as it is normally $37.99
Buy it on Amazon for $24.99
TSA Approved Travel Size Toiletry Containers
These TSA approved 3-ounce travel toiletry containers are a great option if you like to travel with your own shampoo, conditioner, or body wash. They are made from a soft, thick and flexible BPA Free food grade silicone material which is also leakproof.
The set of six normally sells for $12.99, but it is on sale for $9.87 (24% off) for Amazon Prime Day.
Buy it on Amazon for $9.87
23andMe Ancestry DNA Test
If you are curious to learn more about your ancestry, the 23andMe ancestry DNA test is a great option. It is also 50% off today for Amazon Prime Day! The kit normally costs $199.99 but you can pick it up today for $99.99.
Buy it on Amazon for $99.99
Native 6.5ft 3-in-1 Charging Cable
While this may seem like a lot to pay for a charging cable, this cord has saved me space in my bag by replacing three cables. The 3-in-1 cord charges your Apple iPhone, has a USB-C and a micro-USB adapter.
The cord jacket is an ultra-strong nylon material, and the leather strap keeps the cord neat and tangle free when it’s in my bag.
This cord normally sells for $39.99, but it is on sale for $31.99 (20% off) during Amazon Prime Day.
Buy it on Amazon for $31.99
EPICKA Universal Travel Adapter
Pick up the EPICKA universal travel adapter today or tomorrow for just $16.49 (25% off). These normally cost $21.99 and make the perfect companion for any international traveler. The adapter covers more than 150 countries and contains 4 USB ports, 1 USB-C port and 1 AC socket to charge up to 6 devices simultaneously.
Buy it on Amazon for $16.49
eBags Professional Slim Junior Laptop Backpack
The eBags Professional Slim Junior Laptop backpack is on sale as a part of Amazon Prime Day! The backpack normally retails for $109.99 but can be picked up during Prime Day for only $64.99 (41% off).
The backpack is a favorite among the Thrifty Traveler staff as it fits up to a 15.75″ laptop, has a crush-proof AC-adaptor and water bottle pocket, and a pocket for seemingly anything you need to take with you during your travels.
Only the black color is available.
Buy it on Amazon for $64.99
Apple iPad – Latest Model (Wi-Fi, 32GB)
If you are in the market for a new iPad, today might be the day to pull the trigger. Amazon is offering the latest generation of the Apple iPad for $249. The normal price on this is $329 so you can save yourself $80. It has a 9.7-inch Retina display and 32GB of storage with up to 10 hours of battery life.
When Amazon has run these on sale in the past, they haven’t lasted long. Don’t wait if you are thinking about this one.
Buy it on Amazon for $249
trtl Travel Pillow Plus
If you have taken a long-haul flight in economy, you might know the struggle of not having a good travel pillow. I picked up one of the original trtl pillows last Amazon Prime day, and while it looks odd, it is certainly comfortable.
The trtl pillow plus is the new and improved version which is fully adjustable and provides even more support for your neck during long-haul flights. The pillow normally retails for $59.99, but you can pick it up during Prime Day for $47.99 (20% off).
Buy it on Amazon for $47.99
boy Windproof Travel Umbrella
This travel umbrella is over 50% off for Amazon Prime Day! This normally sells for $35.99, but you can pick it up today for $17.64. A great compact umbrella to throw in your bag for your next trip.
Buy it on Amazon for $17.64
Bose Soundlink Color Bluetooth Speaker II – Limited Edition
This great little Bluetooth speaker is perfect for travel. It normally costs $129 but it is on sale today for $89. It is water-resistant with a rugged exterior that resists dents, cracks, and scratches. It is the perfect speaker to throw in your bag for a day at the beach. Oh yeah, it sounds great as well. Only the Midnight Blue color is on sale.
Buy it on Amazon for $89
Samsonite Aspire xLite Softside Luggage 3-Piece Set
A great deal on soft-sided expandable luggage set from Samsonite. The Aspire xLite luggage set with spinner wheels is on sale for $159.99 for Amazon Prime Day! The set normally retails for $429.99 so you can save $270 by picking it up today. The set contains a 20″ carry on bag, a boarding bag, and a 25″ checked luggage bag.
Not a fan of this specific set? Check out the other Samsonite Luggage sets that are on sale.
Buy it on Amazon for $159.99 This Deal is dead!
Don’t wait on any of these deals as they are good through July 16 or while supplies last. Make sure to check the Amazon Prime Day deals page throughout the day as new offers are constantly being added.
We will be updating this page as more deals become available.
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