Christmas is over, but there’s still plenty to shop. Lucky for us, Amazon is offering great discounts on various categories like beauty, fashion, and tech this week.
These best deals on Amazon are thanks to the platform’s many post-Christmas sales and end-of-2022 sales.
Whether you are looking to save a couple of bucks when shopping or plan to use the Amazon gift cards you got for Christmas, here are our top picks for the deal-loving international student.
6 best deals on Amazon every international student should know before 2022 ends
1. Amazon Prime Student
Want to enjoy to perks of Amazon Prime as a student? You can do this with Amazon Prime Student.
Some benefits include free same-day delivery, two-hour grocery delivery, and access to Prime Video and Amazon Music Prime, among others.
The best part is that this student membership allows you to access Amazon Prime for free as a student for six months. After that, it costs half the price of Prime (e.g. 3.99 pounds if you’re in the UK or US$7.49 per month if you’re in the US).
2. Fitbit Inspire 2 Health and Fitness Tracker
Love to exercise? Get the Fitbit Inspire 2 Health & Fitness Tracker for US$56.55 and enjoy a 43% discount.
Exercise and sleep are important to any student, and this entry-level fitness tracker lets you analyse both around the clock.
It also has the longest battery life — up to 10 days — of any Fitbit device.
3. JBL Live Wireless Headphones
The right music can help you focus better — and the JBL Live 460NC Wireless Headphones can get you in the deep zone with its active noise-cancelling feature.
The headphones support multi-device pairing with up to two devices at once. It has a battery life of under 30 hours. If you don’t mind wearing a pair of headphones that rests on your ear, then you’ll love the JBL Live 460 NC.
Buy this pair of headphones for US$89.99 today.
4. Amazon Basics Four-Piece Bed Sheet Set
Your room is your kingdom that deserves only the cosiest. To get warm and snug during this frigid winter, consider this bedsheet set from Amazon for US$14.50, which comes with the following:
- one 81 x 96 inch flat sheet
- one 55 x 75 x 14 inch fitted sheet
- two 20 x 30 inch standard pillowcases
Since the sheets are made of durable polyester microfibre, you can place them in a washing machine (with no bleach) or a tumbler on a dry, low setting.
5. Chesapeake Bay Candle’s Scented Candle
Did you know that scented candles can help with insomnia and reduce stress? Both of these are crucial for a good night’s rest.
Chesapeake Bay Candles come in a wide range of scents, including Lavender Thyme, Lemongrass Eucalyptus, Grapefruit Mango, and more, for US$11.39.
6. Oral-B Pro 1000 CrossAction Electric Toothbrush
A toothbrush? Hear us out. Studies have shown that electric toothbrushes do decrease plaque and gingivitis than manual toothbrushes.
Getting rid of them can help to prevent swollen gums and tooth decay — and any expensive dental care bills.
Those looking to switch from manual to electric can consider the Oral-B Pro 1000. For US$39.97, it is suitable for people who want the superior cleaning of an electric toothbrush, without paying extra for bells and whistles.
Since the toothbrush has only one brushing mode, it’s very easy to use. The brush also has a two-minute timer — which pulses every 30 seconds — that reminds you to cover each section of your mouth when you’re brushing your teeth.
You’ll be ready and fresh for class before you know it.