You want the file iPhone 11 for less than Rs 50,000 on Amazon India? Or the LG G8X on Flipkart for under Rs 20,000? These are going to be hot deals and the only way to get them is probably to unlock the deals early. How do you do it? You get early access to the offers if you are an Amazon Prime and / or Flipkart Plus member, and you can do these for free by doing some allowed “cheating”. Online shoppers are looking forward to the mid-October holiday sales from Amazon and Flipkart, namely the Amazon Great Indian sale and the Flipkart Big Billion Days clearance sale as they bring with them great discounts and offers. Amazon Prime users get access to the Great Indian Festival sales one day before the sales starting October 17. Flipkart Plus users will have access 4 hours before the start of the sales at midnight on October 15th. Now, Amazon Prime and Flipkart Plus members are with an added advantage over regular users. These sales offer additional benefits such as early access to offers, discounts, flash sales and free shipping for Amazon Prime and Flipkart Plus members. Those who are not Amazon Prime or Flipkart Plus members can also make these offers. How could you ask? Through free premium trial memberships. And some really simple methods. Users can download the Amazon and Flipkart apps, get the subscription for the same benefits that premium customers enjoy, and then, once the sale is complete, they can cancel it. It’s free. And Amazon and Flipkart know, even expect users to do so. But that’s okay with them because they believe some of the customers who try the Plus or the Prime will see the benefits of the subscription and eventually decide to stick to it and pay for it.For Amazon Prime Free Trial Membership: Amazon offers a one-year prime subscription for Rs 999. It also offers a monthly subscription for Rs 129. Keeping Amazon’s guidelines in mind, users can opt for a one-month free trial for Amazon Prime by following these steps: – Users they will have to enter their credit or debit card details by signing up for a free trial. Amazon claims to automatically update users after a month. However, users have the option to cancel their subscription at any time. – Amazon gateway will charge Rs 2 to your credit or debit card to check if it’s active before proceeding with confirmation. – Users wishing to unsubscribe must remove their card details otherwise they will be charged and take out an annual subscription from Amazon. To remove card details, users must log in to their account – Click on the options of payment.- Remove card details. by clicking the tab and then the Remove button. – Confirm popup to remove card details from Amazon account. During the Amazon Prime Day sales in September, double the number of new Amazon Prime subscriptions were added compared to the last two years. Users aged 18-24 can get a 3-month subscription to Amazon for Rs 329 with 50% cashback with the Amazon Youth offer. The amount is credited to your Amazon Pay account with a request for verification through valid identity cards.Free subscription to Flipkart PlusFlipkart members who have earned 200 super coins in the past 12 months can activate their Flipkart membership by going to the three lines on the left and then Flipkart Plus Zone. Users can click Click here to unlock to get a 3 month free subscription. But can users who have never shopped from Flipkart access Flipkart Plus? The answer is yes. The easiest way to get a Flipkart Plus subscription (which Flipkart says is activated by October 15th or during the Big Billion Days sale) users simply need to answer a 3-question survey. Users can alternatively get a 10% discount on a minimum purchase of Rs 750 or they can win more super coins during the offer period IF they get all the right answers. Flipkart’s terms and conditions state that the Flipkart Plus subscription will be valid for 30 days from the date of activation. – To participate in this survey, users need to tap Flipkart Explore Plus from the top of the window. – When users scroll down, they will see offers. Users need to tap “Explore Now” from the Buy and Win Guaranteed Rewards section. – By scrolling further down, users will see a “Reply and Win” section – Click Play Now. – Choose the correct answers related to Advantages of Flipkart Plus. In my case it was the offers that Flipkart Plus brings and the requirements to be a Flipkart Plus member. – Once users have all the right answers, they will receive Flipkart Plus subscription or discount or more super coins for make purchases.
Amazon’s Great Indian Festival sales will begin on October 17, and Flipkart Big Billion Days will air on October 15. To get the most of them and grab the deals faster, you’d have to cheat a little with Flipkart Plus and Amazon Prime.
- The best way to shop in Flipkart and Amazon holiday sales is through the Plus and Prime membership.
- Amazon Prime and Flipkart Plus members are ahead of regular users.
- Amazon offers trial memberships to Prime users, Flipkart requires users to earn 200 super coins for Flipkart Plus but there is a catch.