We're well on our way through December now, so it's a good time to start making a dent in that holiday shopping plan! If you want to capitalize on this month's sales to give yourself a few upgrades or check off some names on your "Nice" list, Amazon has the solution — a massive weekend sale event!
Whether you're looking for Beats headphones for over 50% off or a Lenovo Chromebook laptop to stay in touch with Aunt Edna and Uncle Rick after the last 'nog has been drunk, we've compiled the best deals on the biggest brands so you can fill up your sleigh and get to wassailing!
Keep on scrolling for the very best holiday deals available on Amazon this weekend:
Headphones and earbuds
Whether you're traveling, buckling down for work, or just wanting to shut out the world, a good pair of noise-cancelling headphones can be invaluable. Enter the Beats Studio3, a pair of premium wireless cans that are on sale right now for $180, or 48 percent off! Normally going for $350, the Studio3s can connect to your Apple iPhone or Android smartphone via Bluetooth. In fact, if you’re an iPhone user, these wireless headphones automatically pair to your mobile device — thanks to their built-in W1 chip. This is the same chip used in all Apple AirPods for seamless syncing each and every time!
Beats Studio Buds$100$150Save $50
Bose QuietComfort 45 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones$329
Sony WH-CH510 Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones$38$60Save $22
$25 and under deals
Bask in the holiday glow of this lovely, bestselling Balsam & Cedar candle by the folks at Yankee! The scent, featuring the festive fragrance of balsam, aromatic cedar wood and juniper berry, will bring you right back to your childhood holidays — and you'll be able to savor the memories for up to 150 hours of burn time. Light 'er up!
Cleaning Gel for Car$7$12Save $5
KitchenClouds Kitchen Mat Cushioned Anti Fatigue Kitchen Rug$16$36Save $20
HotHands Hand Warmer Value Pack (10 Pair)$7$13Save $6
The Amazon Fire 50-inch Smart TV brings 4K Ultra HD picture quality, Dolby Digital Plus audio, access to more than 1,000,000 movies and TV episodes, and the magic of hands-free control with Alexa to your living room in one sleek package.
The built-in microphone lets you say things like, “Alexa, play something on Netflix” so you can discover a new film or show selected just for you. You can also ask it to check the sports scores, set timers and reminders, and more — even when the TV is off.
Insignia 24-inch Class F20 Series Smart Full HD Fire TV$120$190Save $70
TCL 32-inch Class 3-Series HD LED Smart Roku TV$140$230Save $90
Hisense 50-inch U6 Series Quantum Dot QLED 4K Smart Fire TV$360$530Save $170
Sony 65-inch 4K X80K Series Smart Google TV$698$1,000Save $302
50% off or more deals
If you're doing the cooking this holiday season, your entire body will thank you for taking advantage of this cushy (heh, heh) deal. This anti-fatigue kitchen mat will give your feet so much relief that your whole body will be at ease after taking the last casseroles and pies out of the oven.
"I am so happy I bought this," wrote one of over 4,000 five-star fans. "I spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking. My feet get sore easily after working in retail for 15 years wearing awful shoes. Any comfort I can get at home doing something I love is well worth the investment. Super cushiony. I ordered a different brand,s and [it] did not come close to this one!"
'Just Dance 2023 Edition' for Nintendo Switch$30$60Save $30
Zwilling Porterhouse Razor-Sharp Steak Knife Set of 8 & Case$90$180Save $90
This social media–famous cleaning gel is designed to clean car air vents, steering wheels, console panel, storage bins, cup holders, door handles, dashboards and other other hard-to-reach spaces — just push it into any nooks and crannies and watch it soak up dust and crumbs galore!
Reviewers are pleasantly surprised by how effective this lil' blob is: "For how dirty/dusty the inside of my car is, I was really surprised at how much of a difference it made using this product. Definitely going to be getting more!"
Hotor Car Trash Can with Lid and Storage Pockets$10$25Save $15
FBB Phone Mount for Car$14$40Save $26
Fortem Car Trunk Organizer$22$35Save $13 with coupon
Car Wipes by Armor$15$19Save $4
The Whall 4 in 1 has a 250W motor, suction power of up to 22kPa, and supports the free switching of three suction modes. Lightweight and powerful, it can be charged on a wall mount to save storage space and provides the free-range accessibility you're looking for to revolutionize your cleaning habits.
Amazon customers seem to be loving this uber-effective vac: “I'm almost embarrassed how much I love this vacuum and how much I talk about it.... I love to work smarter and not harder, and this is that key. So, here I am shouting this from the rooftop — if you have any doubts, put those aside and get ready for an easier life," wrote one five-star fan.
iRobot Roomba 694 Robot$179$274Save $95
Inso Handheld Cordless Car Vacuum$46$190Save $144
Black+Decker dustbuster QuickClean Cordless Handheld Vacuum$26$61Save $35
Knowing the temperature of your meat is so important for ensuring thorough cooking and food safety, so take the guesswork out with the Kizen Digital Meat Thermometer, the handiest way to say good-bye to tragically over- or under-done dinners. This ultra-fast, instant-read meat thermometer delivers the goods in as little as three seconds. And it doesn't just work for meat, either — utilize the Kizen for beverages, deep-frying, candy making, baking, grilling, the list truly goes on.
"We were very happy with the Kizen meat thermometer. We used it to cook a 16-pound prime rib on Christmas, and it was perfect!" shared a thrilled home cook. "We are very satisfied and would recommend both product and seller!"
So go on, get cooking...and don't forget to save us a plate.
Lodge LCC3 Cast Iron Combo Cooker$39$80Save $40
Instant Vortex Plus Air Fryer Oven$130$160Save $30
Amazon Basics Ceramic Non-Stick 12.5-inch Skillet$27$30Save $3
Ninja NJ601AMZ Professional Blender$90$100Save $10
Bedding and home
Made with shredded memory foam and Kool-Flow technology, Snuggle-Pedic King Adjustable Memory Foam Pillow is truly the stuff that dreams are made of. The top-quality materials are designed to withstand the test of time, and the Kool-Flow tech allows for maximum breathability, so you'll always be able to find the cool side — especially given its spacious king size. One satisfied slumberer wrote: "I'm a side sleeper, so I like my pillows firm but soft, if that makes any sense. This one holds up, and it must be soft enough because I am out like a light before I can even think about my pillow!" Sounds like a dream.
Cozsinoor Bed Pillows 2-Pack$26$90Save $64
LuxClub 6-piece Queen Sheet Set$28$57Save $29
Beckham Hotel Collection Bed Pillows, Set of 2$30$50Save $20
Topcee Twin Size Weighted Blanket, 15 lbs.$35$37Save $2
HotHands Super Warmers are designed to keep you warmer for longer and are perfect for staying cozy during the chilly season. They're single-use air-activated heat packs that provide everyday warmth, and are available in several styles designed specifically for your hands, feet and body.
"These are a reliable source of heat for walks, football games and emergencies," shared a five-star reviewer. "I hate being cold, and these keep me moving on chilly mornings. I don’t dread the cold mornings when my feet and hands can be warm."
HotHands Toe Warmers, 20 Pair$19$32Save $13
Ocoopa Hand Warmers$28$37Save $9
Humutan 1500W Portable Space Heater$41$80Save $39
Prextex Multicolor Christmas Lights (20 Feet, 100 Lights)$5$17Save $12
Smile — your solution to dazzling teeth is just a click away! If you’ve been thinking of amping up the wattage of your mug, now’s the time. It could be just what you need. The ever-popular Crest 3D Whitestrips for Sensitive Teeth Teeth Whitening Strip Kit is on sale, so snag one now and you'll be well on your way to a selfie-worthy grin that won't cost thousands of dollars or require a time-consuming visit to the dentist's office. This variety is specially formulated for sensitive teeth and has been accepted by the American Dental Association — using the same enamel-safe whitening ingredient that your dentist does, you can score whiter, sparkling teeth.
Kitsch Brunette Spiral Hair Ties, 8-piece$8$9Save $1
Heeta Hair Shampoo Brush$8$11Save $3
Philips Norelco OneBlade Hybrid Electric Trimmer and Shaver$25$37Save $12 with coupon
Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Multi-Use Concealer$7$11Save $4
Moardeng's stylish ski jacket is made of high-quality polyester, with a fiber-like micro-pore structure to let air move more freely through it. This means body heat and sweat created during physical activity transfers away from the body, keeping you dry and cozy, no matter where your adventures take you.
Trust this intrepid explorer: "I was able to sleep at 3,700 meters in the Acatenango Volcano without getting frozen! The next day I even went up to the summit (approximately 3,970 meters), and still the jacket did its work." Impressive!
Syrinx High Waisted Leggings$14$17Save $3
Columbia Women's Benton Springs Full Zip Jacket$39$65Save $26
Koolaburra by Ugg Women's Lezly Slipper$60
Amazon Essentials Women's Classic-Fit Sleeveless Fleece Vest$14$25Save $11
Be the star of the gift swap this year with the Xbox Series S Holiday Console bundle! This epic deal includes an Xbox Series S console, one Xbox Wireless Controller, a high-speed HDMI cable, power cable, and 2 AA batteries so gaming can commence right after the last present has been unwrapped.
The Xbox Series S offers next-gen speed and performance at a great price (even greater now, at $60 off!), allowing players to enjoy state-of-the-art games in the quality and speed they're meant to be played. This console is all-digital, so games, saves, and backups are all saved to the cloud — and upcoming games can even be pre-installed, saving precious time that could be spent diving into the next adventure.
Magic Mixies Magical Misting Crystal Ball$52$85Save $33
Lite-Brite Ultimate Classic Retro and Vintage Toy$15$20Save $5
Lego 'Star Wars' Boba Fett Helmet 75277 Building Kit$60
Tablets and tech
Laptop, tablet...why not both? You don't have to choose with the IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook. It's simple to use — just log in to your Google account and you're ready to go with access to email, documents, calendars and more.
One collegiate shared, "This is the perfect Chromebook for a college student. It is lightweight, with a lighted keyboard to use during the dark. I got this to replace the other Chromebook I have used for five years, and it is magnificent."
Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet$80$100Save $20
2022 Apple 10.9-inch iPad$448
Lenovo IdeaPad 1 14 Laptop$195$300Save $105
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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
We’ve got your holiday shopping list covered with fantastic gift ideas for everyone on your list. You’ll find expert picks on the best tech gifts on Engadget, the best gift ideas for car lovers at Autoblog, gifts for the young (and young at heart) at In the Know, and picks for just about everyone else on your list (moms, dads, teens, nurses, you name it!) in Yahoo’s holiday gift ideas section. On AOL, you'll find for gift ideas for seniors shopping for moms, dads, teens and toddlers.