If you're a teacher or a student, Amazon is most
likely your go-to place for all things school-related. To
help you stretch your hard-earned dollar, we've compiled a number of time and money-saving
tips for your next Amazon shopping spree.
Sign up for a free account
with Amazon Business for Education to get free 2-day shipping on
orders of $49 or more, exclusive discounts,
tax-exempt purchasing, and other perks for educators and staff. Find
everything you need, including books, computers, classroom supplies,
furniture, toys, and more.
Create a personal account for yourself, or set up a school-wide account for
Get the Free Kindle App that allows you to read your favorite books on
most desktop and mobile devices -- no Kindle required! Simply use your
existing device and take advantage of Amazon's great prices and selection.
try Amazon Kindle Unlimited free for 30 days to access over 1 million
ebooks and thousands of audiobooks on any device.
Already have a Kindle?
these free e-books.
advantage of exclusive discounts on academic software, including brands
such as Norton, TechSmith and Sony. These savings are available to educators
and college students who meet Amazon's eligibility guidelines.
Use Amazon coupons to save on hundreds of items site-wide. Simply
the coupons you want and the savings will automatically apply at checkout.
TIP #5: Quickly find what you need on
Amazon's Education Store, which features quick links to education
supplies, curriculum-specific support materials, books, technology,
educational toys, uniforms, and much more.
Try Audible free for 30 days and get two free audiobooks to keep. Audible by Amazon offers the
world's largest selection of digital audiobooks and spoken word content.
Listen anytime and anywhere to professionally-narrated audiobooks across a
wide range of genres.
Enjoy free Amazon music downloads or
try Amazon Music Unlimited free for 30 days to access tens of
millions of songs with new releases from today's most popular artists.
Listen ad-free with unlimited skips and download for offline listening.
TIP #8: Get deep discounts on open-box and used products from
Amazon's Warehouse Deals. Thousands of discounted items are available
including tablets, laptops, books, toys and much more.
Get a Prime Membership for free 2-day shipping on millions of items,
plus free streaming movies, TV shows, music and instant access to Kindle titles.
30 days are free.
Students get 6 months free plus 50% off subsequent months with
Amazon Student. And parents enjoy 30 days free plus 20% off diapers and other
family essentials with
Amazon Family. You can cancel anytime.
Interested in gifting a Prime Membership?
You can do so here.
TIP #10: Getting married?
Create an Amazon Wedding Registry and get a completion gift of
10-20% off most products on Amazon after your event date.
Expecting a baby?
Create an Amazon Baby Registry and receive a completion gift of 10-15%
off select remaining items from your registry, up to 60 days before your
child’s arrival date.
Trade in your old stuff for Amazon gift cards. Simply select the item
you'd like to trade in, print a free shipping label, ship your item to
Amazon, and get a gift card deposited to your account when the item is
TIP #13: Use AmazonSmile to support your school or favorite charitable
organization, at no cost to you. With AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate a
portion of the purchase price to the organization of your choice, each time
you shop. You can choose from nearly one million organizations, or
register your school as a beneficiary.
Tip #14: Take advantage of rewards given through the
Amazon.com Store Card and
Amazon Rewards Visa Signature Card. Both cards offer instant credit
of up to $50 loaded onto your Amazon account, plus up to 5% back on
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Amazon. Two sites that I have found to be quite resourceful in obtaining
supplies that I need for students."
– Winnie Nugent, Landmark Middle School, Moreno Valley, CA
With competitive pricing, free shipping options and the ability to buy just
about anything you want, Amazon is hard to beat. The product details and
customer reviews are very helpful and the return process is seamless,
helping you buy with confidence.