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With the cost of living rising steeply in Australia, bargain hunters are making the most of sales to stock up on pantry essentials when they're at a good price.
While it may not be the first place that comes to mind for supermarket goods, Amazon Australia has slashed prices on a whole range of items like multi-packs of canned soft drink, laundry detergent, nappies and dishwashing tablets in honour of Prime Day.
There are even half-price savings on some bulk-buy items including a 24-pack of Red Bull cans that has been reduced from $65.45 to $29, and a 100-pack of Nespresso machine compatible L'OR coffee capsules, which is down to $32.93 from $65.
Soft drinks on sale
Among the most popular items shoppers are scrambling to bag are multi-pack drinks, with soft drinks from Coca-Cola, Solo and Sprite being reduced by up to 41%, along with other beverages from brands like Powerade, Bundaberg, Cocobella and San Pellegrino.
The once yearly Prime Day sale finishes at midnight July 13, so you'd better get in quick. You also need to have an Amazon Prime membership to be able to shop the sale however there's a 30-day free trial for new members (more on this below).
Supermarket essentials on sale for Prime Day
We've rounded up some of the best deals on other everyday essentials on offer to Aussie shoppers today.
How to shop the sale
To access the discounted prices on offer for Prime Day, you have to be an Amazon Prime member.
Membership costs $6.99 a month and is able to be cancelled at any time so many shoppers just sign up for the month of the sale.
There is also a free, 30-day trial for people who have never signed up to Prime before.
As well as access to the sale, a Prime membership gives you access to Amazon Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Reading and free shipping on a range of products.
Other items on sale for Prime Day
The Prime Day sales include all sorts of items across every category imaginable, which can make it a bit daunting for newcomers.
Some of the most popular items on sale include Dyson stick vacuums, with selected models reduced by up to $260, air fryers that are up to 50% off, and Oodies that are down to $76 from $109.
There are also great savings on tech devices like earbuds, soundbars, tablets and TVs, as well as robot vacuums.
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