Amazon Prime Day’s Best Deal Is Here: It’s “Free” Money You Can Apply to Your Cart All Year

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Items you’re currently coveting on Amazon Prime Day, in random order: a new (and highly discounted) pair of leggings, an air fryer that practically guarantees a better French fry and this super-chic bar cart (hello, it’s almost 50 percent off).

But hold your horses because the best deal of all on Amazon Prime Day might come as a shocker: It’s actually an Amazon gift card. But you have to spend at least $40 to cash in on the "free" money that comes with it.

Here’s how it works: Yes, you have to spend money to make money, but if you’re a Prime member, you will get a $10 promotional credit when you buy an Amazon gift card worth $40 or more. To activate, you can either apply the savings to your account in advance or use the promo code GCPRIME2021 before you check out.

Either way, it’s $10 back in your pocket that you can apply to *any* Amazon purchase at a later date. (Some have even reported that the credit appeared in their account so quickly, they were even able to apply the savings to their Prime Day purchase.)

Cheers to bonus savings. Now, back to making a final decision on that air fryer...



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