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Amazon Prime Now: Get Superfast Delivery During the Holidays

Amazon Prime Now: Get Superfast Delivery During the Holidays


This post was sponsored by Amazon. I was offered a gift card to try out the Prime Now service in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area.

There are exactly 11 more days left to shop for Christmas gifts and if you’re somewhat of a procrastinator, you’ll be glad to know that Amazon’s Prime Now delivery service is here to help you get the items you want and need right to your door at superfast speeds! And by superfast speeds I mean one- and two-hour delivery to your door right up until midnight on Dec. 24!  

Amazon Prime Now: Get Superfast Delivery During the Holidays

Stephenie Landry, worldwide vice president of Prime Now, has this to say about Prime Now: “Whether it is gift wrap, a toy or grocery items, customers can expect that we’ll be well stocked with local best-sellers and ready to deliver miracles to last minute shoppers this holiday. Prime Now is the ultimate procrastinator’s tool!”. 

A Look at the Impatient Holiday Shopper

Here’s an interesting shopping data provided to us by Amazon Prime Now based on data last holiday. As you can see from the infographic, the most in-demand products changed dramatically in December thanks to impatient holiday shoppers.

Amazon Prime Now Shopping Data 2016Here’s a look at the top trends that emerged:

Early December:

  • The Gearhead – In nearly all Prime Now locations, ethernet, HDMI, and USB cables were the top-selling items in advance of the holidays.
  • Family Bonds – Pie Face Game, Connect4, and Star Wars Trilogy Episodes IV-VI DVD were best-sellers early in the month.
  • The Gift Giver – Holiday gift wrapping, tissue paper, and gift tags were all in-demand for Prime members.

Christmas Week:

  • Party Animal – Last-minute party supplies, such as plastic tablecloths, dessert plates, and party hats were must-haves in a hurry during the days leading up to Christmas.
  • Technophile – Amazon Echo, Fire Tablets and Fire TV Sticks were the most-wanted last-minute items in Prime Now shopping carts.

Personally, I like the convenience that Prime Now service offers. It’s a a great service for any last-minute shopping during the busy holiday season, and it also saves time because it allows you to skip the trip to the store, giving you more time to spend with your loved ones.

Amazon Prime Now offers FREE 2-Hour Delivery Service in Washington, DC

Want to try Prime Now? Go here to see if they deliver in your area by entering your zip code. You can also get $10 off your first order by using the discount code 10PRIMENOW at your checkout.  In Washington D.C.,  you can get FREE 2-Hour Delivery on every day items, and upcoming holiday essentials through the Prime Now service. Note that this service is exclusive to current Amazon Prime members.

About Amazon Prime Now: 

Since launching in Manhattan three holidays ago, Prime Now has expanded to more than 30 cities across the U.S. In select cities, the service offers ultra-fast delivery from local stores, popular restaurants as well as delivery of beer, wine and spirits. In two years, Prime Now has grown its one-hour delivery service to include more than 20 local stores such as the nation’s oldest family-owned drugstore, Bartell Drugs in Seattle, beloved grocer Sprouts in multiple cities, and pet supply store All The Best in Seattle. Prime Now also delivers alcohol in six U.S. cities and meals from thousands of popular restaurants.

Jocelyn Brown
Jocelyn Brown

A former school teacher, Jocelyn Brown created Hip Mama’s Place in 2007. Her motto for this blog is: get inspired, create and share! Jocelyn loves sharing about food and recipes, crafts, DIY projects and her random travels with her family. She also loves all things social media, but her latest obsession is Instagram.

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  1. Rosey
    12/16/2016 / 11:20 am

    Ten dollars off is a good incentive to try it. Thank you for the coupon code.

  2. Kristi
    12/15/2016 / 8:16 pm

    Prime has been a life saver so many times. At first I didn’t want to pay to get it but we are now on year three… love it.

  3. 12/15/2016 / 2:40 pm

    I haven’t even started Christmas shopping yet, and I fully expect Amazon to bail me out, but I had no idea they were doing this. Looks like they don’t deliver to me yet though, so I’ll have to be satisfied with regular Prime shipping.

  4. brianne
    12/15/2016 / 1:35 pm

    Amazon Prime is always so incredible! I love all that they offer!

  5. 12/15/2016 / 12:02 pm

    We have Amazon Prime and we absolutely love it!
    The delivers are so fast and the returns are easy to do if necessary.

  6. Reesa Lewandowski
    12/15/2016 / 4:13 am

    2 hour delivery??? WOW! I need to see about this!!

  7. 12/15/2016 / 3:32 am

    I still have a few more gifts to buy, and having Prime is really going to save me time this holiday. I love their fast shipping!

  8. Pam Wattenbarger
    12/14/2016 / 9:53 pm

    I love Amazon Prime. I just heard about Prime Now the other day and I was thinking about how convenient it sounded.

  9. Catherine Sargent
    12/14/2016 / 8:03 pm

    I love to shop on Amazon and I still have a coupe more last minute things to get. I will be enrolling in Amazon Prime.

  10. 12/14/2016 / 1:50 pm

    I love Amazon Prime, and the biggest selling point for me is that super fast shipping. Around the holidays, it’s a life saver.

  11. Robin Masshole Mommy
    12/14/2016 / 12:24 pm

    We don’t have Prime, but have been seriously considering it lately. I might get it for my hubby for xmas actually.

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