The Amazon Prime Early Access Sale, which began on October 11 and ran through October 12, is technically over, but there are still savings to be had. The second Prime Day event featured tons of discounted items, from air fryers to coffee makers, bread machines, and more. If you missed your chance, don't worry! Many brands have extended their sales so there's still time to shop.
To capitalize on this event, you’ll need a Prime membership (sign up for a free 30-day trial membership here) to shop for deals. Want to support smaller businesses? Amazon launched Amazon Handmade to celebrate and promote companies local to your region.
If you’re not interested in signing up for another online membership, don’t worry. There are competitors also offering sales. Check out the deals at companies including Target, Walmart, Wayfair, and Macy's.
Below are the best deals from the October Prime Day Event that you can still shop.
There are a ton of deals to sift through, so we call out our top picks here:
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Nespresso Vertuo Next Deluxe
Normally $200, Now $150
If you're looking for barista-quality coffee in the comfort of your own home, investing in a Nespresso machine is an easy step to take. The Vertuo Next is one of the brand's latest innovations—and it's most compact. Measuring at just 5.5 inches wide, it's easy to fit onto a countertop or coffee station. Brew espresso, double espresso, coffee (5 and 8 ounces), or a carafe (18 ounces) at the touch of a button.
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Knork Original Collection Cutlery Utensils
Normally $130, Now $82
Anyone in the market for a new flatware set? This is a great deal. The 20-piece collection, made from 18/10 stainless steel, is 58 percent off right now. It includes service for four people—four dinner forks, four salad forks, four dinner knives, four tablespoons, and four teaspoons—and is designed for both right- and left-handed diners.
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Anova Culinary Nano Sous Vide Precision Cooker
Normally $149, Now $99
Sous vide has become a popular style of cooking for home chefs, and this particular device was tested and approved as one of our favorite sous vide cookers to date, making this one of our favorite sales to take advantage of. Powerful cooking appliances don’t have to take up a ton of space. Anova Culinary’s Nano Sous Vide Precision Cooker is only 12.8 inches long and can circulate water to maintain a consistent temperature for optimal cooking control. You can even connect the cooker to an app on your phone to monitor while you multitask. Our tester loved the fact that the sous vide machine was “ready to go right out of the box.” The quiet motor and precise temperature readings were also testing highlights.
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DII Swedish Dishcloths
Normally $18, Now $13
When it comes to shopping Prime Day deals events, you don't want to overlook those smaller kitchen items that are discounted, as you can often save big on the products you use daily. If you want to stop using disposable paper towels or throw out your old sponges and switch to a more sustainable option, we suggest the DII Swedish Dishcloths. The super-absorbent towels can hold 15 times their own weight and are machine-washable. They come in a variety of vibrant and playful patterns ranging from lemons to flowers to cats to holiday themes.Continue to 5 of 36 below.
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Chef’n FreshForce Citrus Juicer
Normally $25, Now $20
A citrus juicer can take the mess out of squeezing lemons, limes, oranges, and other citrus fruits. This manual press from Chef’n has a dual-gear mechanism that helps add pressing power without extra effort on your part. The juicer comes in three colors: lemon, orange, and lime. It's the perfect gift for someone stocking a new kitchen, or it would even make a cute stocking stuffer.
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Ninja AG301 Foodi 5-in-1 Indoor Grill
Normally $230, Now $174
Yes, you can grill indoors, get excellent results, and not set off any fire alarms. The Ninja Foodi indoor grill combines powerful heating, powerful fans, and a lid that effectively keeps smoke contained. In our review, we got just-like-outdoors results on a variety of foods and found this machine easy to use—and, more importantly, clean. Plus, you can also use it to bake, roast, dehydrate, and even air-fry.
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Vitamix Professional Series 750 Blender
Normally $630, Now $580
This blender has easy-to-use controls, complete with five pre-programmed settings for smoothies, soups, frozen desserts, purées, and cleaning. Available in pearl gray or black, the blender holds 64 ounces of ingredients, with convenient measurement markers along the side of the container. Due to how quick, powerful, and versatile this blender is, our tester believed it’s worth the price (but it’s even better on sale).
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Ninja Professional Blender
Normally $100, Now $95
This powerful 1,000-watt blender by Ninja features a 72-ounce pitcher (with a 64-ounce maximum liquid capacity) ready to create smoothies, milkshakes, and more for the whole family in mere seconds. It's BPA-free and dishwasher safe.
The brand is also having a sale on its Mega Kitchen System (currently 40 percent off), which includes a 1,500-watt blender, 72-ounce pitcher, 8-cup food processor, and single-serve cup.Continue to 9 of 36 below.
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Mueller Automatic Vacuum Air Sealing System
Normally $80, Now $60
Vacuum sealers are great for preserving food (allowing you to buy in bulk) and cooking sous vide, and this is one of the best on the market. In fact, it earned the runner-up spot on our roundup of best vacuum sealers after Lab testing. This vacuum sealer is fully automated and easy to use. It features settings for both dry solid foods and moist foods, such as steamed vegetables or poached fish. The machine also comes with five medium-sized vacuum bags and one long bag roll—both of which are reusable. Our home tester loved the sleek design and how easy the sealer was to use. In the Lab, we found that the Mueller was able to create super-tight seals, even on oddly shaped items.
The lowest price we have seen for this item is $54.
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Grub2Go The Original Japanese Bento Box
Normally $40, Now $15
Lunch boxes aren't just for kids, so if you're looking for an upgrade to take to work (or a picnic in the park), we are big fans of the classic bento box, particularly this one from Grub2Go. In fact, our tester called this model "near perfect" and loved that it came with a utensil set. We like the size, the removable dividers, and the lidded container in which you can pack a sauce or dressing. Plus, it's microwave-safe and top-rack dishwasher-safe.
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Lodge 10.25-Inch Pre-Seasoned Skillet
Normally $30, Now $21
We believe every cook needs a good cast iron skillet, and this option from Lodge combines quality with an incredible price. Lodge’s cast iron skillet comes pre-seasoned with vegetable oil, so you can get to cooking right away. According to our Lab team, the skillet itself is lightweight (for cast iron) and easy to clean. One tester called it a classic and praised its versatility. Sizes for the pre-seasoned skillet range from 3.5 inches all the way up to 15 inches.
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KitchenAid Artisan Series 5-Quart Stand Mixer with Pouring Shield
Normally $460, Now $350
A KitchenAid stand mixer is a tried-and-true favorite of many home bakers and chefs, but also an expensive investment. This one is on sale right now, making it a great time to buy. These make great wedding or holiday gifts, too.Continue to 13 of 36 below.
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Cuisinart MultiClad Pro Triple Ply 12-Piece Cookware Set
Normally $300, Now $225
This comprehensive 12-piece cookware set from Cuisinart is perfect for the new cook or someone who's looking to upgrade their kitchen gear. It comes with a 1.5-quart sauce pan, 3-quart saucepan, 3.5-quart sauté pan, 8-quart stock pot, 8-inch skillet, 10-inch skillet, and steamer insert. According to our tester, “The bright metal design hides fingerprints and won’t clash with any color schemes should you decide to paint a new backsplash in your kitchen.”
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Cosori Food Dehydrator
Normally $170, Now $143
Food dehydrators are great for making dried fruit, homemade jerky, veggie chips, fruit leather, dog treats, dried flowers, and plenty more. Cosori’s premium food dehydrator comes with six trays, so you can make multiple things at once. It also comes with a 50-recipe booklet for inspiration. Our testers found the digital interface intuitive and loved that they could run the dehydrator overnight.
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Ninja CREAMi Ice Cream Maker
Normally $200, Now $177
There's no need to hit up Ben & Jerry's when you've got your own ice cream maker at home. The compact Ninja CREAMi is your one stop shop for frozen treats, including sorbet, gelato, smoothie bowls, milkshakes, and more, and it's not even difficult or time consuming to use. Add your favorite ingredients and churn them into a creamy dessert in just minutes.
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Bentgo Kids Lunch Box
Normally $40, Now $30
If your child's lunch box is looking worn after the first couple of months of school, now might be the best time to upgrade to a more durable—and fun—design. After testing more than a dozen lunch containers of all types, the Bentgo Kids Lunch Box was our top choice for bento boxes for kids. We like that it's drop-proof and light enough for kids to tote around, and that it provides plenty of room for a variety of snack and lunch options for your little one.Continue to 17 of 36 below.
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Zojirushi BB-HAC10 Home Bakery Programmable Mini Breadmaker
Normally $242, Now $200
In just two hours, this machine turns flour, water, and yeast into a fully baked loaf of bread. But that's not all it can do: It can prep and bake cakes. It can make pizza, pasta, or cookie dough in a flash. It can even cook fruit into jam to spread on your fresh bread. Perhaps its most ingenious function is the delay timer: You can load the bread maker with ingredients before bed, and it'll wake you up with a perfectly timed fresh-baked loaf.
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Nesco FD-1040 Gardenmaster Digital Pro Dehydrator
Normally $160, Now $86
This dehydrator tops our list of best dehydrators for many reasons. It features easy-to-use digital controls, an almost-silent motor, and customizable temperature settings. For jerky and dried fruit, our products tester said this is a purchase you won't regret.
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Cuisinart Chef ’s Classic Enameled Cast Iron Casserole
Normally $113, Now $100
This 7-quart casserole dish is a great piece to invest in ahead of the holidays because it's perfect for entertaining when you need to cook for a crowd, but it's also versatile enough that you'll reach for it year-round. It's oven-safe to 500 degrees Fahrenheit, broiler-safe, and—most convenient—dishwasher-safe, too. Plus, you know it's quality. Cuisinart stands by this collection: There is a limited lifetime warranty, so if it proves to be defective at any point, you can have it repaired or replaced.
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Keurig K-Elite Coffee Maker
Normally $190, Now $130
There's nothing quite like a cup of coffee to start your day. If you're not interested in the hassle of grinding beans to brew a fresh pot, a brewer that uses coffee pods is a great solution. Keurig's K-Elite Single-Serve Coffee Maker takes K-cups and makes delicious beverages. There are settings for five different cup sizes (4, 6, 8, 10, and 12 ounces) and programs for hot and iced coffee, too. In just one minute, you'll have a brew ready to go.Continue to 21 of 36 below.
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Henckels 15-Piece Knife Set With Block
Normally $170, Now $150
Get slicing, dicing, chopping, you name it, with this 15-piece set from Henckels, which includes a 3-inch paring, 5-inch serrated utility, 5-inch hollow edge santoku, 7-inch hollow edge santoku, 8-inch chef's knife, 8-inch bread knife, six 4.5-inch steak knives, a sharpening steel, kitchen shears, and a hardwood block. Each knife is lightweight and full tang with a triple-riveted handle. They are dishwasher safe, but to preserve the integrity of the blades, we recommend washing by hand.
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GreenLife Soft Grip Frying Pan Skillet Set
Normally $50 (currently 30% off at GreenLife with code SOFT30), Now $30
Nonstick pans are great for cooking without making a total mess. GreenLife has a suite of frying pans in a variety of sizes and colors (just note that certain colors are pricier than others). The skillets are 7 and 10 inches, both of which feature a soft-grip handle. They are also dishwasher-safe.
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Lenox Portola 65-Piece Flatware Set
Normally $300 (currently 30% off at Lenox), Now $148
If you’re looking for a full set of silverware, the Lenox Portola 65-Piece Flatware set is both comprehensive and elegant. Our tester found that the set works well for both casual and formal dining, and “if properly cared for, the set could certainly be passed down as an heirloom.” The collection includes 12 5-piece place settings, a serving spoon, pierced serving spoon, sugar spoon, butter knife, and serving fork.
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Calphalon 2-Slice Toaster
Normally $80, Now $68
A toaster is a classic kitchen appliance, but that doesn't mean it can't be modernized a bit. Calphalon's two-slice toaster blends technology with clever design. Not only does the dial indicate how light or dark you'd like your toast, it doubles as a countdown timer. The two slots are extra-wide to allow for bread, waffles, bagels, English muffins, and more.Continue to 25 of 36 below.
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T-fal Ultimate Hard Anodized Nonstick 17 Piece Cookware Set
Normally $200, Now $172
Whether you're moving into your first apartment, looking for a perfect wedding gift, or just want to refresh your pots and pans, this set combines quality and a great price, even when it's not on sale. It includes five frying pans, five deeper-sided saucepans, a griddle, a steamer insert, and lids to fit everything. Each pan has a clever "Thermo-Spot" indicator—a red ring that changes color to let you know it's fully preheated.
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Hamilton Beach Food Processor & Vegetable Chopper
Normally $63, Now $40
Food processers are amazingly versatile kitchen appliances. Hamilton Beach's 10-cup food processor can chop, slice, mix, puree, and pulse. Thanks to the wide chute, it's easy to add all kinds of foods to the container. It even comes with a bowl-scraper attachment to keep the ingredients funneled toward the blades.
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Breville Smart Oven Air Fryer Pro
Normally $500, Now $397
This versatile appliance is one of our favorite toaster ovens, but it can do so much more than just toast. Use it to make pizza, bread, steaks, casseroles, and more. It's large capacity really won our testers over—it can fit a 14-pound turkey. At around $100 off, now is a great time to splurge a little on an all-in-one appliance.
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SodaStream Fizzi One Touch
Normally $130, Now $90
One of our very favorite soda makers is this one from SodaStream. We love it for its consistency during testing, easy-to-use interface, and sleek design that will look good on your countertop. It also features three levels of carbonation to suit your preferences.
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Royal Craft Wood Bamboo Cheese Board
Normally $45, Now $35
For all the hosts out there—or those who like to make themselves a cheeky charcuterie board now and again—a proper serving platter can really make a difference. Round up your best cheese, crackers, meats, fruit, and other finger foods, and then assemble them on this bamboo board from Royal Craft Wood. There's a reason this has item has thousands of five-star reviews on Amazon: It's that good. It even comes with knives (and hidden storage for them, too). While there are handles to help with organization, there's a version that comes with little bowls, too.
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Mueller HyperGrind Precision Electric Spice and Coffee Grinder Mill
Normally $30, Now $20
There's nothing quite like freshly ground spices to elevate a meal. Similarly, freshly ground coffee beans are delightful. Mueller's HyperGrind Precision Electric Spice and Coffee Grinder Mill can handle up to 11 tablespoons (or 2.1 ounces) worth of ingredients. It has three levels to choose from (fine, medium, or coarse grind) and has a one-touch operation for ultimate ease.
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Y YHY Pasta Bowls
Normally $50, Now $36
Cereal bowls don't always cut it when it comes to pasta, salad, and other meals better suited for a wide, shallow bowl. This six-piece set holds 30 ounces of soup, stir fry, and more in each bowl. There's even room for using a knife to slice something like chicken parmesan or steak and veggies without losing precious sauce or juice over the side. Made from glazed porcelain, they're microwave- and dishwasher-safe.
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Kuhn Rikon Auto Safety LidLifter and Can Opener
Normally $31, Now $23
This might not be the flashiest of kitchen gadgets, but try opening a can without it. (Soup season is upon us, after all.) Dealing with hard-to-turn openers or jagged metal lids makes opening cans a pain. Luckily, Kuhn Rikon’s can opener makes it safe and practically effortless. The tool auto-attaches to a can and cuts through the lid smoothly. With the attached pliers, lift the lid, and voila: a mess-free, open can—just ask our tester. When trying this out at home, the opener easily popped open home-canned jars of pickles and glass beer bottles, and it quickly unscrewed plastic seltzer lids.Continue to 33 of 36 below.
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Rubbermaid 4-Piece Produce Saver Containers
Normally $24, Now $13
Nothing is worse than buying produce, only for it to go bad before you get a chance to use it. Luckily, Rubbermaid has storage containers designed to keep food fresh for longer. The Produce Saver Containers feature vents to regulate air flow. The built-in filter never needs a replacement. There are several sets and sizes available, so you can find the containers that best suit your needs.
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Apple AirPods Max
Normally $549, Now $479
If you prefer over-the-ear headphones, the Apple AirPods Max are pricey, but worthy investment. Like the AirPods Pro, they feature transparent, noise canceling, and spatial audio. The ear pieces themselves are cushioned with memory foam and knit mesh, making them super comfy to wear. They come in green, pink, silver, sky blue, and space gray, and you get 20 hours of listening time when fully charged.
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iRobot Roomba 694 Robot Vacuum
Normally $275, Now $199
Despite our best efforts, cooking can get messy at times. Luckily tech like iRobot's Roomba can automate the cleaning process. This WiFi-connected floor vacuum can pick up dust and debris from both hardwood and carpeted surfaces. Thanks to its advanced sensors, the Roomba can navigate around furniture and obstacles. With a 90-minute run time, the Roomba is a convenient cleaning option for the kitchen and beyond.
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Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K
Normally $50, Now $30
Whether you like a little background noise when you cook or are looking for something to watch while you relax on a full stomach, the Amazon Fire Stick is a fine option for getting all your favorite streaming services in one place. This one features 4K Ultra HD with support for Dolby Vision, HDR, and HDR10+. With the Fire Stick, you have access to live TV, Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+, Peacock, Amazon Music, Spotify, YouTube and more. This also has Alexa capabilities, so you can navigate via voice control.
What is the Prime Day deals event in October?
The Amazon Prime Early Access Sale 2022 is a two-day sales event, similar to Prime Day. The Prime Early Access Sale features products on sale in a variety of categories, such as home, kitchen, fashion, technology, and entertainment.
When is the Amazon Prime Early Access Sale?
The Amazon Prime Early Access Sale takes place on October 11 and October 12 of 2022. There will be deals leading up to the event as well, so be sure to check back on this page for all the latest.
What other brands offer these deals?
To compete with Amazon’s wildly popular Prime Day, many other companies have sales at the same time. It’s very likely the same will happen with October's Prime Early Access Sale. Stores such as Target, Walmart, Home Depot, Kohl’s, and Nordstrom have historically held big sales at the same time as Amazon. Be sure to check them out for great deals, as well.
What is everyone else shopping for?
During Amazon’s latest Prime Day event in July 2022, the Mueller Automatic Vacuum Air Sealing System was a top seller. Cosori’s Food Dehydrator came in at a very close second place, while the Meater Plus Smart Meat Thermometer was also very popular.
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