If you are an ardent follower of Amazon and want to know the various perks and benefits of shopping, you are in the right place.

With more than 310 million active customers worldwide, the virtual store retails almost everything from a computing device to beauty products, electronics to groceries, all under one roof.  To retain their customer base, Amazon offers regular discounts and crazy offers that can save you big on your purchase.

So pen down your shopping list and let’s get started with the smart shopping advent:

1) Money-Saving Apps To Rescue:

Apps like ShopTracker and Ibotta can help you save money every time you shop and hence prove to be a great tool for Amazon addicts. Other than that,

-Earn rewards and cash back with Amazon shopping with Ibotta and Ebates.

-Track Amazon prices with free tools such as Keepa extension and CamelCamelCamel, to name a few.  These tools send you alerts whenever the price drops for a particular product that you are looking for.

– Cashcrate and ShopTracker let you earn, simply by sharing your Amazon purchases.  Fret not, you won’t have to provide any personal details.  Just order-specific information such as order no, order id, order date etc.

2) Amazon Prime and Prime Student Discounts

Amazon Prime undoubtedly is one of the best subscription services. It is a paid subscription (free trial is available for new members) service that gives access to the following:

Streaming movies and shows, fast and free shipping, exclusive shopping deals, free two-day delivery, 2-Hour Delivery on thousands of items, free release-date delivery on eligible pre-order items, No-Rush Shipping and earn future rewards, get unlimited, ad-free access to hundreds of Prime music and the list goes on.

These benefits are exclusive to Prime members, so if you shop regularly at Amazon, sign up right away to get Amazon prime membership. Double is the fun if you are a student. Enjoy student-only promotions, half-priced prime membership and more with Amazon prime student membership. Try the Prime Student six-month trial for starters.

3) Amazon Coupons

Amazon coupon is the best way to get further discounts on your purchase. Shop for coupon-eligible products and the discount price will be directly applied to your total amount. Also, apps like Honey can fetch you the best deal and track the promo codes for maximum savings.

Other than that, coupon sites such RetailMeNot, Frugaa, Groupon also have active Amazon coupon codes which can be used on almost any product.

Check out the Video by The Melea Show who regularly shares some great tips on saving.

4) Subscribe and Save

There are some products need to be restocked and tracked regularly so that you don’t run out of the essentials when required. Amazon shopping assures discounts on more than thousand products with the ‘Subscribe and Save’ feature.

Just choose the schedule the delivery date, products, quantity and get up to 15% discounts on your purchase, even better, Prime members can get up to 20% discount.

5) Amazon Warehouse Deals

Amazon warehouse deals are a smart discount section where the listed products are nothing but those which are returned, used or refurbished. These products are available in a good condition, but not up to Amazon’s standards. Thereby the huge price gap!

Amazon provides a detailed description of each and every item sold so you are aware of its condition before you buy.  If not happy with the buy, you can always return it under Amazon’s 30-day return policy.