Amazon to begin Prime Day sales in India; July 11, it is!

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Amazon is finally bringing the popular Amazon Prime Day to India. In case you don’t know, Amazon Prime Day is a popular annual sale day when the ecommerce giant pushes exclusive deals across a range of brands for Amazon Prime users. These deals are otherwise not available for other users or on other days.

Amazon Prime Day has always been available in the United States and happens during the second week of July. and Amazon is bringing the same concept to India and will be available on July 11 of this year.

Amazon Prime Day banner
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Amazon India will kickstart the sale at 6pm of July 10, and will go about hosting the best of deals through the end of July 11.

The 30 hours sale is set to host a range of offers from various brands, including Honor, IFB, Lego, GAP, Delsey Paris, ASICS and more. More brands joining the game would be revealed by July 5th.

Amazon Prime Day will be exclusive to Amazon Prime users in India. Amazon Prime was launched in India roughly an year back, and has been aggresively promoting its growth with various offerings. Amazon Prime is priced at Rs 999/year, but has been offering it at Rs 499/year since the launch on a promotional basis.

Amazon Prime in India packs free unlimited one day and two day deliveries, instant access to Amazon Prime Video content and exclusive deals and early access sales.

Amazon is also launching 6 new titles every day for 6 days from July 5th, to celebrate the start of Amazon Prime Day in India.

Extra discounts and cashback atop the Amazon deals are powered by Amazon Pay balance and HDFC cards.

Amazon Pay balance 20 percent cashback on Amazon Prime Day sale
Amazon will be offering 20% cashback on Amazon Pay balance topup during Amazon Prime Day sale.

Amazon will be offering 20% cashback, upto Rs 200, to those who topup their Amazon Pay balance between June 29 and July 11. Maximum cashback is capped at Rs 200. Minimum topup of Rs 500 is mandatory, and this deal is applicable only to paid Amazon Prime users.

HDFC cards 15 percent cashback on Amazon Prime Day sale
Amazon to offer 15% cashback with HDFC cards during the Amazon Prime Day sale in India.

HDFC cards will be offering users 15% cashback on their purchases during the Amazon Prime Day. Maximum cashback is capped at Rs 2000 per card and will be credited by October 12 of 2017. Minimum transaction amount to be Rs 5000 though with HDFC cards. The sale will be happening on the Amazon Prime Day page here.