Amazon Prime Day Sale 2017

Amazon Prime Day: The Amazon Anniversary Bargain Marathon Comes to India:

When you are part of an online shopping community like DesiDime, you get to know about things before anyone else. And the latest breaking news on the online shopping scene is that Amazon India is going to hold its first ever Amazon Prime Day in India, coming July. The Amazon Prime Day is an annual one-day global sale event exclusively for Amazon Prime members. First held in July 2015 and then again in July 2016 in five international countries, the Amazon Prime Day will be reaching Indian shores in July 2017.

What is Amazon Prime Day?

It was in July 1995 that Jeff Bezos sold the first book through his online store, Amazon. 22 years ago, even he himself did not that his online book store is going to become the world’s biggest e-commerce marketplace. Today, Amazon is bringing millions of products and services at the fingertips of almost the entire world with a presence in 14 countries. The Amazon Prime Day is a celebration of these two decades of online shopping.

While the Amazon Prime Day has become an annual mega sale event in France, Spain, UK, Germany and Italy since 2015, this is the first time that it will be held in India. According to a thread on our forums, it will be held in the second week of July (tentatively 14 July 2017). It is expected to run for 30 hours, starting at 6PM the evening before the Prime Day till the following 24 hours. And as the name suggests, the Amazon Prime Day will be reserved for Amazon Prime members only. However, this is not final news but you can keep yourself updated about it here on DesiDime.

How is eligible for Amazon Prime Day Sale

Only who have paid prime membership is eligible for this Amazon Prime Day Sale. The one who have trial version of Prime is also not eligible for this Prime Day Sale.

How Amazon Prime Day Sale is different form Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale

This Amazon Prime Day Sale is only for Paid Prime members. Although Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale is for all prime and non-prime. Only Prime member can get early access and quick delivery in this sale.

When does Amazon Prime Day Sale will live?

Amazon Prime Day Sale 2017 will starts from 10th July 2017 on 6PM to 11:59 PM of 11th July 2017. Total sale time will be of 30 hours.

What are the highlights of Amazon Prime Day Sale?

1. New Launches from Honor, IFB, AmazonBasics, Delsey Paris, Lego, GAP & More!
2. Load & Get Ready – 20% Cashback on Amazon Pay balance from 29th June – 11th July (max. INR 200)
3. Shop on Prime Day with HDFC cards and Get 15% back (max. INR 2000)
4 Get 750 OFF on Domestic Flights on Makemytrip
5. Up to 200 OFF on Movie tickets from Bookmyshow
6. Get 150 OFF on your favorite food delivery on Swiggy

What to Expect from the Amazon Prime Day?

A crazy day full of eye-popping deals and discounts on a wide range of products, that’s what you should expect from the Amazon Prime Day. For the last two years, on the international domains, there was bargain bidding, Deals of the Day, and thousands of lightning deals every 10 minutes throughout the Amazon Prime Day, offering shoppers more than 50% off on almost all products including mobile phones, laptops, toys, TVs, headphones, fashion apparels etc. The best thing about this event is that almost every Prime Day deal item will be available for free next-day delivery. Some items have also been available for 2 hours delivery. So you won’t have to wait much long to get your hands on the treasures you grab at amazing discounts!

Moreover, the Prime Day is an international event taking place in five other countries outside India. A number of products on international sites are eligible for global shipping, so you can also browse through and grab the Amazon Prime Day deals of other countries as well. Just remember that you can only pay via your credit card to order anything from the foreign domains of Amazon.

How to Participate in Amazon Prime Day? What is Amazon Prime membership?

There is only one main condition that you need to fulfill to participate in the Amazon Prime day discount extravaganza- become an Amazon Prime member. Yes, you will be able to participate in the sale only if you sign up for the Amazon Prime membership.
Amazon Prime is a subscription service that gives users access to guaranteed, free one-day delivery on eligible items and a number of other benefits for an annual fee of only Rs 500.
Here’s what you get under the Amazon Prime subscription for Rs 500 per year:
1. Unlimited free one-day and two-day delivery on eligible items
2. Free standard delivery for Prime items, which are not eligible for one-day or two day delivery
3. Instant and unlimited access to latest and exclusive movies, TV shows and Prime music
4. 30-minute early access to top Lightning Deals
5. Access to Kindle books lending library

How to Sign Up for Amazon Prime?

It’s very simple.
1. Visit
2. Login or sign up
3. Click on ‘Try Prime’ written right below the logo
4. Click on ‘Join Prime Today’ button
5. One year paid Prime membership will be added to your cart, then complete the checkout process

How to Save on Amazon Prime membership?

Yes, that’s right. While the Amazon Prime membership is an amazing deal in itself, you can save money on it too.
The Amazon Prime membership offers currently live are:
1. Vodafone Amazon Pay Balance Offer
Purchase the Amazon Prime subscription through Vodafone app or website and get Rs.250 as Amazon Pay Balance
2. Samsung Amazon Pay Balance Offer
Purchase the Amazon Prime subscription through Samsung My Galaxy App and get Rs.250 as Amazon Pay Balance.
3. Amazon Pay Balance Offer
Join Amazon Prime between 14 June 2017 to 28 June 2017, load Amazon Pay balance and get 20% (up to Rs 300) cashback.
You can keep an eye on all Amazon Prime membership offers here.
We would say that this the right time to join the Amazon Prime subscription, if you want to be able to grab the incredible discounts and offers expected during the Amazon Prime Day to be held in July 2017 for the first time in India.