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The simple and free way to gain access to Amazon Prime Day 2019 deals — even if you don't have a Prime membership

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  • Prime Day 2019 is coming up soon on July 15-16. You’ll be able to save on Amazon devices, electronics, back-to-school supplies, and hundreds of thousands of other products. 
  • In order to access the deals, you must be an Amazon Prime member. If you’re not already, you can sign up for a free 30-day Amazon Prime trial now so you can shop Prime Day without committing the full $119.
  • Just remember to cancel after Prime Day if you don’t want to continue your membership. 
  • Prime Day isn’t the only perk you can take advantage of. During your trial, try out the dozens of other benefits of a membership.
  • Save time on Amazon Prime Day 2019 and check out our master list of the best deals to shop. We’ll be updating it frequently.

Other than anticipating what products will be on sale during Prime Day, the most obvious way you can get ready for Amazon’s annual sale is to make sure you have a Prime membership, because you’ll only be able to shop the sale and that day’s Lightning Deals if you’re a Prime member. 

If you don’t want to commit to a full membership now, you can use the Amazon Prime free 30-day trial to gain access to the sale (as well as a bunch of early Prime Day deals) and then cancel it after July 16. A membership will grant you the opportunity to save big on Amazon devices, electronics, back-to-school supplies, and hundreds of thousands of other products.

Since Prime Day falls on July 15-16 this year, you’ll have enough time to cancel your membership if you don’t want to continue it after Prime Day is over. 

Amazon did recently bump the cost of a Prime membership to $119 a year, but it’s still completely worth it (and to put it into perspective, JPMorgan estimated the true value of a membership is actually $785). 

Fast and convenient shipping policies, free video and music streaming, and access to Prime Day just skim the surface of all the perks of a Prime membership, and if you’re not convinced now, you can sign up for a 30-day trial to experience all the benefits for yourself. It’s completely free, so you can shop Prime Day and try out other features of Prime without the commitment. 

Amazon also offers discounted Prime memberships for the following groups. If either of these apply to you, start your membership or free trial now so you can access Prime Day 2019:

  • $5.99/month for qualifying customers in select US government assistance programs such as holders of the EBT card. Confirm your eligibility and start your Prime membership here. 
  • 6-month trial and $6.49/month afterward for students. Confirm your eligibility and start your free 6-month trial here. 

Sign up for a free 30-day trial of Prime here to access Amazon Prime Day.

Want to stay updated on everything Prime Day 2019? Bookmark this page and our master guide to the best deals of Prime Day.

DON’T MISS: The best Amazon Prime Day 2019 deals Prime members can get starting today

SEE ALSO: 31 useful Amazon Prime benefits to know that go beyond free 2-day shipping

READ MORE: How to shop on Amazon Prime Day 2019 — all the tips and tricks you need to save the most money possible

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