Amazon is running a new promotion where select customers will receive a free $5 promo code via email when they order a $25 Amazon gift card using Alexa. To qualify for the offer, you must have received an email regarding the promotion. Check your inbox for an email with the subject line “Special Offer: Get a $5 promo code when you use Alexa to voice order a $25 gift card.” If you received such an email, then you just need to order a $25 Amazon gift card using any Alexa device by saying “Alexa, order a $25 gift card.” The gift card order must be placed by April 16 to qualify for the free $5 promo code, which will be emailed to you once the gift card ships. The $5 promo code must be used by June 7. If you did not receive an email about this offer, you will not receive the free $5 promo code.
If you didn’t get the email, scroll through this page while logged into Amazon and see if there is a banner about this promo on the page. If there is a banner, then you qualify for the offer.
If you don’t want to use a credit card, debit card, or purchase gift cards, Amazon Cash is a new alternative way to pay for purchases on Amazon. The way it works is you take a unique barcode linked to your account to a participating physical store. The cashier scans the barcode and you pay them any amount in cash between $15 and $500. That money then becomes available on your Amazon account as credit. Participating stores include CVS Pharmacy, Speedway, Kum & Go, D&W Fresh Market, Sheetz, Family Fare Supermarkets, and VG’s Grocery, with more retailers to be added soon. You can either print your unique barcode, or bring it up on a mobile device at the store.
To promote the new service, Amazon is offering a free $10 credit if you add $50 of Amazon Cash to your account. Just add $50 by May 31 and the free $10 credit will automatically be added to your account. The free $10 credit can only be used on digital goods like apps, e-books, digital movies, TV shows, music, and games. You’ll have until June 30 to spend the $10 credit before it expires.
Amazon just added the ability to place Prime Now orders using Alexa. To promote the feature, they’ll send you a $5 promo code, to use on a future Amazon order, just for trying it out. Place any Prime Now order using Alexa before April 30 and you’ll be emailed a $5 promo code in about seven days. This a new different promotion from the one from last week that gave you $5 for reordering something with Alexa, which, by the way, has been extended until March 24.
Amazon is running a new promotion where they’ll send you $5 Amazon Credit just for using Alexa to reorder something you’ve ordered from Amazon in the past. There’s nothing special you have to do to qualify for the promotion. Simply say “Alexa, reorder ______,” complete the order, and you’ll receive a promo code for $5 in your email inbox in about 7 days. You can place the order through any Alexa enabled device, including the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. If you don’t have a voice remote for your Fire TV Stick, you can use the Fire TV Remote App to talk to Alexa. If you’re not sure what to reorder, you can check your order history for ideas or see what Amazon recommends you buy again. This offer ends March 20, 2017 and is only valid for Prime members. The item you reorder must be a physical item that is at least $5.
Amazon is running a new promotion which gives you 550 Amazon Coins for free (a $5 value) when you purchase the Fire TV Game Controller. This is a great deal because the game controller is already on sale for $39.99, which is down from its regular price of $49.99. The combination of the sale price and free coins makes this the best deal ever for the official game controller. Unfortunately, click the terms and conditions link on the promotion page takes you to information about Amazon coins, and not this specific promotion, so there’s no way to know how long this deal will last. After purchasing the game controller, your 550 coins will automatically be added to your account’s coin balance within 48 hours.
Some Amazon Prime members have been receiving an email that outlines a new promotion where they can receive $60 of various Amazon Credit for free just for uploading a photo to Prime Photos. Like many of Amazon’s promotions, it’s not entirely clear if all Prime members qualify for this deal, or if only those who receive the email qualify. Thankfully, all you have to do is upload a single photo to try your luck, so there’s little to lose.
Simply visit this page, click the yellow “Upload to save” button, and upload a photo by October 31st. Then, after November 3rd, you’ll hopefully receive an email with 3 promo codes that give you $30 off a camera purchase of $40 or more, $20 off a PC or tablet purchase of $30 or more, and $10 off a software purchase of $20 or more. The promo codes will be good until December 3rd, which means they’ll be valid to stack with this year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.
Assuming the Fire 7″ Tablet goes on sale for around $34.99 again, like it was last year, using the $20 off promo code would get you the tablet for a ridiculously low price of $14.99.
11/4/16 The email with the promo codes are starting to arrive in people’s inboxes. Unfortunately, the email says that the tablet promo code cannot be used on Kindles or Fire tablets.
Amazon is running a new promotion where those who qualify will receive a free $5 credit if they reload their Amazon gift card balance with $100 or more. This promotion is probably one of the least exciting free money deals that Amazon has had, but if you’re like me and make purchases on Amazon all the time, it’s probably still worth doing. To see if you qualify for the free $5 credit, visit this page while you’re logged into your Amazon account. If there is a orange-yellow button on the page that says “Reload Your Balance,” then you qualify for the promotion. Click the button and add at least $100 and you’ll get an extra $5 added to your balance. If you don’t qualify, the page will clearly say “Unfortunately, you are not eligible for this offer” at the top.
Amazon is currently running a promotion where you will receive $10 in Amazon Appstore Credit for downloading the game Hay Day. Unfortunately, the game is not compatible with Fire TV devices, so you’ll need to have a compatible Android phone or tablet. It’s unclear if “purchasing” the game by selecting the “cloud only” option is enough to qualify for this promotion. The game must be downloaded by August 31st and only customers who have not previously downloaded the game will qualify. You should receive an email informing you of the $10 credit within a few days of downloading the game.
8/4/16 Emails informing customers that the $10 has been applied to their account are starting to roll out. I received mine early this morning. Note that the $10 credit does not appear in your digital balance. Instead, it just shows up as a promotional discount when purchase an app or game. Just buy a game with dollars, not Amazon Coins, and it will automatically use the $10 promo credit.