TECH BYTE: Amazon Prime Early Access Sale

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — It’s not too early to start your Christmas shopping.

Amazon Prime Days are back!

The website wants to keep you from putting off your holiday shopping this year.

It’s launching a new Prime Early Access Sale on October 11 and 12.

And yes, you do have to be a Prime member to participate.

Amazon says this two-day sale gives you early access to hundreds of thousands of holiday deals on popular brands – from Peloton and Hasbro, to iRobot and Samsung.

The website will even have a first-ever Top 100 list featuring the best of all of those deals on popular items.

Prime members can get up to 80 percent off select Fire TV smart TVs, plus save on Alexa-enabled devices.

You can already prepare for the Early Access Sale before it even starts.

Prime members can set up personalized deal alert notifications.

Those can be for recent Amazon searches, and recently viewed items.

Members can also add products they’re eyeing to their wish list, cart, or save for later list.

Some deals are already available.

You just have to browse Amazon to see what’s out there.

Again, you do have to be an Amazon Prime member to take advantage of the sale.

If you’re not one, you can always join, or start a free 30-day trial.

You can learn more by heading to

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