Amazon Prime Day officially starts today (21 June).

Bargain-hunters across the nation will be on the lookout for the best deals and savings.

Here’s everything you need to know about Amazon Prime Day- including a round-up of the very best deals available right now:

What is Amazon Prime day?

Although it is called Amazon Prime ‘day’ it actually spans over two days- so don’t worry if you don’t have time to online shop today.

The first event took place in 2015 and marked the 20th anniversary of the company.

Initially, it was just 24 hours of flash sales and electronics- but it has since been expanded and the event made longer.

The day is mainly known for its tech and electronics deals but there are plenty of savings to be had. tech and electronics savings.

There are two types of deals to be aware of over the event; some that last for a whole day or  two and ‘lightning deals’ which go live at a certain time until the stock runs out.

How can I take part in Amazon Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day starts today (21 June) and will still run tomorrow (22 June).

You will need to be a Prime member in order to access the deals.

You can sign up to the event for a free 30 day trial which can be cancelled at any time.

These membership also comes with unlimited one-day delivery on millions of items and access to all Prime Video content. 

The best Amazon Prime deals

Here is a roundup of some of the best Amazon Prime deals on the site right now:

Will you be taking part in Amazon Prime Day?