Answering Your Questions About Amazon Online Shopping
We all love a good browse on Amazon, right? And we all know how easy it is to fill up our basket with lots of tempting treats. But did you know you could be saving quite a bit more money on your items if you know where to look on their site? Whether it's via secret Amazon voucher codes, their online outlet store, or making sure you get free delivery on your order, we've collated all the best savings tips below. Here are lots of frequently asked questions about shopping and saving with Amazon, and they're also available in a helpful YouTube tutorial as well.
Amazon Prime FAQs
Got any questions about using the Amazon Prime service? Hopefully we can answer them all here:
How Do I Sign Up For Amazon Prime? - It's easy to sign up on the Amazon homepage, or if you are in the process of placing an order, they always provide you with the option of registering first before you confirm your order. Once you have signed up, you get free next day delivery on all your Amazon orders, access to the Prime streaming service which includes hundreds of exclusive TV shows and movies, as well as kindle books and music. They provide you with a 30 day free trial, and from then on, the cost is only £7.99 a month.
Can Amazon Prime Be Shared? - It can. They have a service called Amazon Household that let's you share your Prime account with one other adult and up to four child profiles, so you can all get the benefits.
How Do I Cancel Amazon Prime? - Once on their site, go to 'Your Amazon Prime Membership', then manage, update, cancel and more. You can then follow the instructions provided to complete your cancellation. You will also need to do this if you don't want to continue with Prime after you free trial has expired.
What is Amazon Prime Day? - They have two days a year of extra discounts exclusively for Amazon Prime Members. These are savings on products across the board including tech, books, fashion and home appliances. Keep an eye on their site for announcements of the next Prime Day this year.
How Does Amazon Prime Wardrobe Work? - This is a service exclusively for Prime members and lets you try clothes before you buy. You select up to 6 items from their eligible range, get them sent via the free next day delivery service, and you then have up to 7 days to decide if you want to keep them or not. If not, just use the free returns label to post them back.
Other Amazon Discounts
But don't worry if you're not a Prime member. There are still lots of great prices and discounts you can access:
What is Amazon Outlet? - This is a great resource and lists thousands of discounted items that are overstocked. Again, you can find savings on all sorts including gadgets, books, sports equipment and toys.
Does Amazon Do Student Discount? - They have an excellent student discount for their Prime service. Firstly, you'll get a 6 month free trial for all the Prime benefits. And then after that, Prime Student will only cost £3.99, compared to the standard £7.99 a month. So if you're a student and not already aware of this amazing discount, get on it.
Does Amazon Offer an NHS Discount? - If you work for the NHS and regularly place Amazon orders, then by far the best discounts can be found when you become a Prime member. But you can also find extra savings on our Amazon discount codes page, including access to a secret voucher codes page.
Got a question about a specific must-have item? See if we've answered it here:
How Do I Buy an Amazon Gift Card UK? - It's one of the most convenient ways to buy a gift online. All you need to do is purchase a online gift card to be emailed, or a physical one to be posted to the recipient. And there is a huge choice of designs so you can add a personal touch too.
Which Amazon Fire Stick is Best? - The Fire Stick is an easy way to access streaming services from your TV, and the latest model is the Fire TV Stick 4K. This is compatible with Alexa and supprts 4K and Dolby vision.
Is There a Monthly Fee For the Amazon Fire Stick? - Once you buy a Fire Stick, there is no monthly ongoing cost. However, you will need to subscribe to some streaming services like Netflix, Prime and Disney+, to access these via your Fire Stick.
Is Amazon Bringing Out a New Fire Tablet? - They are due to release the new Amazon Fire HD 10 later in 2021, along with the Fire HD 10 Plus and the Fire HD 10 Kids' Edition.
When Will Amazon Restock PS5? - They have estimated there will be new stock later in May 2021. To make sure you give yourself the best chance of getting a PS5, set up an Amazon account with your payment details saved beforehand, and add a PS5 to your online wishlist.
Other Amazon Services
Here we cover some other useful services available on their site:
What is Amazon Fashion? - This is the online hub for all their clothing. So as well as just searching for the items you need, you can also easily view popular looks, trends and new arrivals.
How Do I Get MyTV on Amazon? - If you have an Android TV, you can register your Prime service on it by selecting 'Register on the Amazon website' on the app provided. They will then give you a code to link your TV to your Amazon account.
How Do I Sign Up For Amazon Flex? - Amazon Flex is a way to earn extra money by delivering orders for Amazon using your own car. To register your interest, click on 'Let's Drive' on the Flex website.
How Do You Use Amazon Locker? - This is a very useful way to obtain your deliveries without having to stay at home and wait. At the checkout, just search for your nearest Amazon Locker. They'll give you a pickup code, and you can then click and collect.
Amazon Delivery FAQs
To find out all about their delivery options, have a look at our answers below:
How Do I Find Amazon Free Delivery Codes? - Prime members will get free next day delivery on all their orders. Otherwise, you can get free standard delivery (3-5 days) when ordering direct from Amazon if you spend £10 on books, or £20 on other items (as long as they are eligible). Next day delivery is £5.99 and same day delivery is £6.99. Please note, if you are ordering from an independent seller on Amazon, then delivery charges will vary.
Where is My Amazon Order? - If you go to 'My Orders', you can track the progress of your last purchase.
Are Amazon Returns Free? - If the item you are ordering is eligible for a free return, they this will be mentioned on the product listing. And if the reason you want to return you item is due to a fault or damage during delivery, then you can send it back at no extra cost.
We hope we've answered all your important Amazon questions. Now you can enjoy all those extras you didn't even know about, be it the Amazon Outlet, how to get free delivery or their amazing student discounts. And don't forget to add that PS5 to your wishlist!