Nothing beats the thrill of a deal—unless it’s getting said sale score delivered with free next-day delivery, holiday online shopping cutoffs be damned. This combination of competitive pricing and seamless convenience is why we all shop at Amazon from time to time, especially when it comes to buying gifts—you’ll find no judgement here, Prime-nesia sufferers. (A condition, if you weren’t aware, that occurs when you place a flurry of orders via Amazon Prime and you have no idea what’s in a package when it arrives at your door. Laundry powder, a USB cord or a foot file? Who knows!)
Come the holiday season, the online retail behemoth offers special gifting deals as well as a very handy wish list feature, which allows people to share their gifting hopes with others, functioning a bit like a personal gift registry. The sheer volume of the site can be overwhelming, which is why we’ve done the hard work of browsing for you, and compiled this selection of the best Amazon holiday gift deals for 2021.
The item: Joules women’s rain boots
The price: $76
The deal: Save $19
It’s raining corgis and dalmatians! These adorable rain boots by Kate Middleton-approved British brand Joules are just the thing to gift to the person on your list who won’t give up their daily walk, torrential downpours or otherwise.
The item: Cuisinart SM-50BCC Precision Master 5.5 Qt (5.2L)
The price: $192
The deal: Save $38
The secret to ensuring a steady supply of baked goods in your life? Equip the baker in your life with the kind of machinery that makes churning out cakes and batches of cookies a breeze. Not only does this stand mixer have a super-powered 500 watt motor (no dough goes unkneaded) it looks good enough to adorn their counter top even when they’re not using it.
The item: Champs Iconic three piece set
The price: $280
The deal: Save $430
Not only are these chic rose gold cases from a Canadian brand, they’re also an astonishing 65 per cent off. As in, you would have paid more than $700 for this set of three were they full price. You can gift the entire trio to the wanderer in your life or keep one for yourself for that mini break you’re funding with what you just saved here. Stock is super limited, so don’t dawdle on this deal.
The item: Keurig K-Duo
The price: $199
The deal: Save $51
If a pod-powered machine and an old school drip coffee maker had a crowd-pleasing, space-saving child, it would be this Keurig machine, which allows you to brew individual drinks but also brew up a pot containing up to 12 cups of coffee. Best of both worlds alert!
The item: Lego Classic Large Creative Brick Box
The price: $42
The deal: Save $18
While those Lego sets that build a specific thing—pirate ship! Space centre!—are really fun, there’s nothing like the universe-building potential of a box of Lego bricks designed entirely for free play.
The item: Logitech wireless gaming mouse
The price: $130
The deal: $70
Save 35 per cent *and* gift the gamer on your list with the ultimate mouse for all their enemy-defeating clicking. Its signature “lightspeed” connectivity means they can game faster and with more precision than ever before, while the 60-hour battery life ensures the fun never ends.
The item: Logitech wireless gaming mouse
The price: $75
The deal: Save $25 with a coupon
Wireless headphones are at the top of many Christmas wish lists this year—after all, Tatler released this year’s list of things we can be snobby about, and wired headphones are on there—and these ones from Monster get great reviews at a much lower price than certain air-inspired options. They’re already 15 per cent off, but you can save another $25 when you use the coupon.
The item: Fit Polo smart watch
The price: $42
The deal: Save $8
If you’ve got a biometrics enthusiast on your list (or just someone who likes to count their steps on walks without carrying their phone), consider this excellently priced smart watch. It does all the things you want it to—track fitness, monitor heart rate, remind you to stand when you’ve been sitting too long—without the price tag of some of the bigger brand name options. PSA: You just need to apply the coupon on the listing to save $8.
The item: Kitchenaid Hand Mixer
The price: $50
The deal: Save $40
Maybe they’re not ready to commit to a full-on stand mixer (or just don’t have the counter space!), but the budding baker / chef in your life will get so much use out of this powerful little tool. Whip cream on speed five! Slowly stir in chocolate chunks at speed one! The world of delicious possibilities is endless—and definitely beats creaming that butter and sugar by hand.
The item: LOL Surprise Miss Glam OMG Doll
The price: $25
The deal: Save $25
OMG dolls—the acronym stands for Outrageous Millennial Girls—are having their own Bratz moment among the 6-to-8-year-old crowd. (If your kiddo loved LOL dolls, these are their “older siblings” in this toy dynasty.) Nab the first-ever OMG fashion doll—and her five looks—for a sweet score that will equal hours of imaginative play.
Whether you’ve got 24 stockings to stuff or just love someone who consumes chocolate-covered children’s toys en masse, this industrial-sized pack of Kinder Surprises is a bulk-buying win for your wallet.
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