8 things we really want from the Amazon End of Summer sale: COSORI Air Fryer, Amazon Echo, Amazon Music unlimited and more
From Alexa devices to energy-efficient air fryers, we’ve spent (maybe too much) time searching through the deals in Amazon’s End of Summer sale to bring you the best.
Whether you’ve been revelling in this summer’s record-breaking weather or counting down the days until the mercury drops and autumn arrives, we can all agree that the end of summer is great for one thing – deals.
One of the biggest end-of-summer sales comes courtesy of online behemoth Amazon, which has slashed the prices of hundreds of products across household essentials, fitness gear, pet products and cosmetics must-haves.
We’ve searched through Amazon to bring you our list of the best deals, including expert-recommended products from our shopping guides and top-rated products from some of our friends at BBC Good Food and RadioTimes.com. Happy shopping, deal-hunters!
The best deals from the Amazon End of Summer Sale at a glance:
- Best streaming deal: Get three months of Amazon Music Unlimited for FREE!
- Best toothbrush deal: Oral-B iO9 Electric Toothbrush
£499.99£249.99 (save £250 or 50%)
- Best dog bed deal: Bedsure Waterproof Dog Bed
£49.99£23.70 (save £26 or 53%)
- Best smart speaker deal: Echo Dot (4th generation) smart speaker with clock and Alexa
£59.99£30.99 (save £29 or 48%)
- Best air fryer deal: COSORI Air Fryer 4.7L
£99.99£84.99 (save £15 or 15%)
- Best audiobook deal: Get three months of Audible for just 99p (save £15.98)
- Best dumbbells deal: SONGMICS Hex Dumbbell Set
£39.99£29.99 (save £10 or 25%)
- Best fan deal: Honeywell TurboForce Power Fan
£29.99£23.49 (save £6.50 or 22%)
Best streaming deal: Get three months of Amazon Music Unlimited for FREE!
‘Free’ is always the best deal of all – and in the Amazon End of Summer Sale, you can bag three months of unlimited streaming on Amazon Music for free! With a catalogue of millions of songs available via the Amazon Music app or via your Alexa-enabled device (when you link accounts), it’s a great way to enjoy thousands of hours of music for zero pounds and zero pence.
Best toothbrush deal: Oral-B iO9 Electric Toothbrush
£499.99 £249.99 (save £250 or 50%)
This electric toothbrush from dental experts Oral-B has an eyewatering RRP of close to £500, but in Amazon’s sale, it’s been slashed in half. Our friends at RadioTimes.com called it the best electric toothbrush for sensitive teeth, saying, “The iO9 is an impressively high-tech piece of kit, offering wide-ranging settings and some very advanced technology.”
“There are settings for cleaning your tongue and settings for cleaning sensitive teeth, as well as impressive AI capabilities. The brush's AI can tell you if you're brushing some parts of your mouth more than others and offer reflections on your toothbrushing habits to help you learn as it does.”
Best dog bed deal: Bedsure Waterproof Dog Bed
£49.99 £23.70 (save £26 or 53%)
Bedsure’s Waterproof Dog Bed was named the best chew-proof dog bed in our best dog beds article, thanks to its expert construction and thoughtful design that provides your furry friend with a warm and comfortable resting spot that’s also scratch-resistant, chew-proof and machine washable.
Best smart speaker deal: Echo Dot (4th generation) smart speaker with clock and Alexa
£59.99 £30.99 (save £29 or 48%)
This version of Amazon’s hugely popular Echo series was named the best smart speaker alarm clock in our best alarm clocks article. Voice-activated, the Echo Dot allows you to set alarms, manage compatible smart home devices, play music, check the weather and catch up on the news from the comfort of your bed, and this version features a small LED display showing the time. But don’t fret; the display can be turned off completely at night either through the associated app or by saying, “Alexa, turn off the display”.
Best air fryer deal: COSORI Air Fryer 4.7L
£99.99 £84.99 (save £15 or 15%)
In recent years, air fryers have become the latest kitchen must-have appliance, partly due to their convenience but also because of how energy efficient they are, allowing you to cook full meals while using significantly less energy than you would with a conventional oven.
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This air fryer from Cosori comes highly recommended by our friends at BBC Good Food, who named it the best standard-size air fryer for affordability, praising its tempered glass touchscreen controls, drawer lock and two-year warranty – and now you can get it for 15% off.
Best audiobook deal: Get three months of Audible for just 99p (save £15.98)
Another brilliant deal from Amazon-owned Audible. The podcast and audiobook service usually offers new subscribers one month for 99p, but during this sale, you’ll get three months for just 99p – bagging a saving of £15.98.
With bestsellers like the recently adapted Delia Owens’ Where the Crawdads Sing, TV’s favourite tall man Richard Osman’s The Thursday Murder Club and George R.R. Martin’s gripping Game of Thrones books, alongside hot new releases like Jennette McCurdy’s blistering new autobiography I'm Glad My Mom Died and preorders for soon to be released works like Dame Deborah James’s How to Live When You Could Be Dead, all available for free during the trial, you’d be mad not to take advantage of this great deal.
Best dumbbells deal: SONGMICS Hex Dumbbell Set
£39.99 £29.99 (save £10 or 25%)
When shopping for dumbbells, you may be tempted to go for heavier weights, but lighter weights, like this set from SONGMICS, are great for toning and shaping arms and make for a much more manageable workout if you’re attempting multiple sets with lots of repetition.
We called this set the best lightweight dumbbells in our best dumbbells article - and you can now get them for 25% off in the sale.
Best fan deal: Honeywell TurboForce Power Fan
£29.99 £23.49 (save £6.50 or 22%)
This small, portable fan proves that size isn’t everything, with cooling power that can be felt up to seven meters away and a 90-degree oscillating head. We called it the best powerful fan in our best fans article, and you can now get it for 22% off in Amazon's sale.
This versatile fan has three variable speed settings and can be used on various surfaces, from desks to floors and bedside tables, promising to keep you cool without keeping you up due to its discreet, quiet design.