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Amazon Promo Codes and Offers

Posted May 30th, 2013 and last modified July 30th, 2014

The complete guide to shopping on Amazon from Australia and using deals and promo codes to get fast shipping to Australia.

Amazon sells almost everything - and as a bonus you can use promo codes to get access to Amazon deals. They also offer fast and free shipping. Mind you this is only to customers in the US, but this doesn’t stop them delivering with outstanding customer service. Amazon is a very comprehensive web site that offers one of the very best online shopping experiences on the internet.

There are some restrictions on what you can and can’t order from Amazon and get it shipped to Australia - this can be a frustrating process. Our guide will help you sort through what you can ship to Australia and what you can’t ship. Learn about worthwhile Amazon products and how you can get the most value for your money.

Current Promo Codes for Amazon.com - August 2014

Amazon - Spend $100 and Receive 20% Off on Contemporary & Timeless Men's Clothing

Save 20% off when you spend $100 on Menswear at Amazon.

Amazon - Up to 50% Off on K & Company Products

Get to 50% off on K & Company Products at Amazon.

Amazon - Up to 30% Off Crafter Tools

Get up to 30% off on Crafter Tools at Amazon.

Amazon - Up to 50% Off Stickers

Get up to 50% off on stickers to make projects pop at Amazon.

Amazon - Up to 50% Off on Scrapbook with SMASH

Get up to 50% off on Scrapbook with SMASH at Amazon.

Amazon - Up to 40% Off Craft Supplies

Get up to 40% off on Craft Supplies at Amazon.

Amazon - Up to 40% Off Festivities for your Party

Get up to 40% off on Festivities for your Party at Amazon.

Amazon - Vinyl Under $25

Save on Vinyl Records at Amazon.

Amazon - Save up to 60% on automotive parts

Save up to 60% on automotive parts only at Amazon

Amazon - Up to 25% off on food for summer BBQ

Get up to 25% off on food only at Amazon

Amazon - Sell Us Your Books - Get up to 80% Back

Sell us your books and get up to 80% back at Amazon.

Amazon - Rent eTextbooks - Save up to 80%

Save up to 80% on Rent eTextbooks at Amazon.

Amazon - Used Textbooks - Save up to 90%

Save up to 90% on high-quality used textbooks at Amazon.

Amazon - Rent Textbooks - Save up to 80%

Save up to 80% on rent textbooks at Amazon.

Amazon - New Textbooks - Save up to 40%

Save up to 40% on new textbooks at Amazon.

Amazon - Up to 90% Off on Magazines for College Students

Get up to 90% off magazines for college students at Amazon.

Amazon - Extra 20% Off Select ACDelco Parts

Save an extra 20% off on select ACDelco Parts at Amazon.

Amazon - Extra 10% Off on Select Power Stop Products

Save an extra 10% off on select power stop products at Amazon.

Amazon - Save $170 on Toshiba PX35T Desktop

Save $170 on Toshiba PX35T Desktop at Amazon.

Amazon - Up to $300 Off Select Gaming Laptops

Get up to $300 off on selected gaming laptops at Amazon.

Amazon - Save up to 30% on Power Wheels

Save up to 30% on Power Wheels at Amazon.

Amazon - Up to 35% Off Select Transformers

Get up to 35% off on select Transformers at Amazon.

Amazon - $2 for 30-day Free Trials

Get $2 for 30-day Free Trials to enjoy unlimited streaming of movies and TV episodes at Amazon.

Amazon - Up to 15% Off your Baby Registry

Get a 10% discount on select items from your registry and up to 15% for Amazon Mom members at Amazon.

Amazon - Savings for Newly Married Couple - 10% Off Select Items

Create an Amazon Wedding Registry to get 10% off on selected items across Amazon.

Amazon - Free Two Day Shipping for College Students

Sign up for free trials to membership programs like Amazon Student to enjoy unlimited streaming of movies and TV episodes, plus two free day shipping at Amazon.

Amazon - Tumble Leaf Now Available on Prime Instant Video

Get Tumble Leaf on Prime Instant Video at Amazon.

Amazon - Stay Ahead of the Curve - Introducing New Curved 2014 TVs

Get the New Curved 2014 TVs only at Amazon.

Amazon - Up to 50% off Deals in Computers and Accessories

Get up to 50% off on deals in computers and accessories at Amazon.

Amazon - Up to 50% off Athletic Shoes

Get up to 50% off on Athletic Shoes at Amazon.

Amazon - 82% off on First Daughter by Eric Van Lustbader

Get 82% discount on First Daughter by Eric Van Lustbader only at Amazon

Top picks from Amazon

My Alarm Clock - Wake up to the digital alarm clock app with sleep timer and current weather conditions from Amazon

Wake up to your favorite music and go to sleep to the relaxing sound of white noise with the gorgeous sleep timer, get your own collection of exclusive designer clocks, know weather conditions in your area, and light up the darkness with a powerful built-in flashlight

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Bass Booster Pro from Amazon

Unlimited custom presets.Homescreen widget (2x1).Virtualizer.Start on phone boot.Preset auto-detection

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More Than a Card - Creative Ways to Give a Gift Card from Amazon

Gift cards are a great way to give gifts but have a reputation for being boring. Not anymore! This ebook is full of awesome ways to dress up those gift cards to give a unique and unforgettable gift. Also included are great gift card basket ideas.

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All New Kindle Paperwhite from Amazon

Unlike reflective tablet and smartphone screens, the latest Kindle Paperwhite reads like paper — no annoying glare, even in bright sunlight.

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The Fault in Our Stars from Amazon

Truly inspiring love story

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My iPhone (Covers iPhone 4/4S, 5/5C and 5S running iOS 7) from Amazon

Optimised for larger screens .Due to its large file size, this book may take longer to download

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Amazon.com is the world's most popular online store

Let us begin with information on the most important Amazon facts.

Don’t forget when shopping on Amazon is the incredibly helpful left hand side menu. Make full use of the checkboxes for international shipping, and remember to tick the “amazon global eligible”. This will ensure that you can get access to all the products that will arrive to your front door without any hassles.

Amazon.com Inc. is the worlds number 1 eCommerce business which is based in Washington in the United States. Amazon first launched the site in 1995 selling books over the Internet and quickly expanded to offer CDs and DVDs as well as electronic media to download. Amazon now sells practically everything a consumer is looking to buy including electronics, clothing, furniture and jewellery. Amazon ship a large portion of their offering globally and have been recognised for their incredible logistics handling, single handedly transforming the ecommerce industry landscape.

How to use Promo Codes

  1. Copy your desired promotional code from above list of active offers.
  2. Add the items you wish to order into your Shopping Cart. Ensure coupon conditions are met - including the types of items and the total price of your selected products.
  3. Click the checkout button to continue with your order
  4. Enter the promotional code you wish to utilise and click apply. The stated price reductions will then be applied to your checkout total. .
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Reasons a coupon may not work :

  • The code was entered incorrectly or did not match the original
  • The items are not eligible for the discount or are not sold by amazon.com.
  • The sale offer has already ended or is not available in your country.

Note: If you are part way through an order and get to the checkout, where you enter and apply your promo code, but do not submit your order, the code will stay on your account. This allows you to come back at any time while the code is valid and complete your order and any subsequent orders.

How much money could I save with an Amazon coupon?

If you are looking to purchase the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9” ebook reader that currently retails for $269USD. You have browsed the net and found a coupon for 2014 that offers $30 off any Amazon Kindle product. The coupon is automatically applied to your amazon account.

All you need to do is add it to your cart and checkout.

Why buy from Amazon.com?

There are many reasons to love buying from Amazon, including:

  1. Peace of mind - when you order through Amazon.com, even if the item is coming from another merchant, you can trust that you will receive your products as described and on time. Due to the size, brand and reputation Amazon has and wishes to maintain, you can trust that your Amazon order will arrive.
  2. Secure transaction - Amazon power their own payment processing system and this lives up to the expectations of customers ensuring your details are held safely. The payment system is also very easy to use making it an obvious choice.
  3. Gigantic range - Amazon has an unbelievable range of products available to purchase.
  4. Too easy - the search facility offered on Amazon is second to none and really makes it easy to find the products you are after.

Cons of shopping at Amazon.com

These may seems petty, but some users are against shopping with Amazon as they believe they have too much market power. While this works favourably for the end consumer who great to buy at great prices, some suppliers may not see it the same way. In addition, those who love to read hard copy novels may also see Amazon as a threat to the printed book and magazine industry, with the push for the Kindle. However, the Kindle is an amazing product and may have actually helped publishers by encouraging new readers.

Amazon Best Sellers

One of the cool things about the Amazon web site is that it features best sellers of each month. Here you can find the hot items that you could add to your collection.

This month some of the hot items are:

Top Sellers

Ray-Ban RB2132 New Wayfarer Sunglasses - Rayban is a global leader in sunglasses and this pair is no exception. These RayBan Sunglasses come in a variety of colours and are available for prescription glasses customers too!

Kindle Fire HD 7", Dolby Audio, Dual-Band Wi-Fi, 16 GB - Includes Special Offers - The Kindle is the most iconic ebook reader yet. This 7 inch ereader/tablet is powered by android and features an amazing HD display. It runs all your favourite android apps and has Dolby powered audio!

Inferno by Dan Brown - The latest release from Dan Brown , the author behind The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons , is set in Italy and features a Harvard professor drawn into a mystery world surrounding Dante’s Inferno.

Random Access Memories ~ Daft Punk - This highly anticipated album from electronic duo Daft Punk was released with a bombshell. It features the usual Daft Punk mastery combined with cool 70’s grooves. A must have CD in your collection.

History of Amazon

Amazon was started by Jeff Bezos in July, 1994 under the name Cadabra. The site went online as Amazon.com the next year. Originally the website sold books online, before expanding into CDs and DVDs. Now almost every category of consumer good and more is available from an extensive list of merchants across the world. Amazon is now the largest e-retailer globally.

Amazon Milestones

1994

  • Jeff Bezos incorporates the company - as Cadabra

1995

  • Amazon.com goes live as an Online Bookstore
  • Amazon.com makes first book sale

1996

  • Amazon.com debuts their Associate Program

1998

  • Amazon launches Advantage Program
  • First International Sites are launched UK and Germany
  • Launches DVD offering

1999

  • Amazon Patents their “1-Click” checkout

2000

  • Amazon Marketplace goes live
  • Amazon launches Free Super Saver Shipping when you spend over $100

2001

  • Amazon.com Inc. reports its first net profit
  • Amazon Canada goes live
  • Amazon Web Services is launched
  • Free Super Saver Shipping Offer now on purchases over $25
  • Apparel store goes live
  • Accessories store created

2003

  • Sports store launched

2004

  • Jewellery store created

2006

  • Amazon launch their first Kindle e-book reader

2009

  • Amazon Kindle 2 Revealed
  • Amazon acquires shoe e-retailer Zappos.com

2010

  • Kindle offered on iPad, Mac and Blackberry devices
  • New generation Kindle revealed

2011

  • New Kindle Fire, Touch and Touch 3G models are revealed

Amazon Global Sites

Amazon has since created individual retail websites for several countries, specifically:

In North America:

  • United States
  • Canada

In the UK and Europe:

  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Brazil

In Asia:

  • Japan
  • China

It is expected that many more will soon be added to the list.


Amazon Shipping, returns and Frequently asked questions

Problem With an Order

If you have a problem with anything in your order from Amazon their resolution centre can help.

Amazon orders enter their shipping department as soon as possible. This is so you get your package quickly - so if you have a problem it is advised.

Check your shipping status - if it hasn’t shipped and you can cancel via your account. If it has shipped then you can refuse to sign for your delivery, or return it when you get it.

Digital downloads such as MP3s, apps or videos you cannot cancel these once you’ve placed the order.

Returns and Refunds

If you have an item you’d like to return to Amazon, their policies vary depending on what item it is.

  • Items must be in the condition they were shipped
  • You must return all original packaging and accessories
  • Music, movies, software and video games must be unopened and still in their plastic shrink wrapping
  • Any consumer electronics must have a UPC or serial number to be returned
  • Any clothing and shoes must be returned unworn

You’ll have 90 days from the shipping date to return any baby products you’ve bought. Watches must be returned with a trackable item number. This is to ensure safe delivery. Magazine subscriptions can generally can be refunded.

Track Your Package

To track your order - head to your orders page. Then click on the order and then Package next to your order.

Orders to Australia may be subject to customs approval and cause slight delays.

Shipping Rates & Information

Shipping to Australia can be expensive but Amazon has worked hard to keep prices down. Keep in mind that different items will attract different rates.

Amazon offer three types of shipping - Standard, Expedited and Priority. Below are the rates for Expedited shipping

Product Category Per Shipment Per Item
Books, Software, Video Games, VHS videotapes $9.99 $5.99*
CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray, Music Cassettes, Vinyl $9.99 $1.99*
Apparel, Shoes $9.99 $3.99
Jewelry & Watches $7.99 $2.99
Kindle or Kindle Accessories $8.99 $2.99
Automotive $7.99 $2.99/lb
Toys, Kitchen, Home $7.99 $3.99/lb
Baby, Sports, Outdoor Living $7.99 $4.99/lb
Computers, Personal Care $6.99 $3.99
Electronics $6.99 $2.99/lb
Luggage $14.99 $4.99/lb
Any combination of the above items Highest applicable per-shipment charge As above

So now you know all there is to know about Amazon.com and how to take advantage of their amazing promotional codes, click here to get your own code and start shopping today.

Isaiah James Peralta

Isaiah is a publisher for finder.com.au, he will often be found exploring and seeking the thrift within the realm of online shopping.

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4 Responses to Amazon Promo Codes and Offers

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    James | April 20, 2014

    How do i get free shipping to Australia? Im buying my birthday presents and it costs a bit too much to get them to Australia. Is there a code or a way I dont know of? Thanks

    -James

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      Marc | April 22, 2014

      Hi James,
      thanks for the question.

      All of the available codes and promotions we’ve found are located on this page, so unfortunately if this promotion isn’t available on this page currently it might not be available at this present time. Please keep checking this page for up-to-date promotions and offers.

      Sorry I couldn’t be of more help,
      Marc.

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    Helen | June 3, 2013

    How do you get to the global landing page for Australians on amazon

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      Jacob | June 3, 2013

      Hi Helen. Thanks for your question. Please head to the Amazon website and use the site as normal. Australians can shop on Amazon from a selection of Australian and global retailers. Jacob.

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