Amazon.com just keeps getting better. Not only can you find, well, practically anything—at discounted pricing, no less—on the Amazon main website, but now there’s Amazon Local. With Amazon Local, you can save even more by finding targeted deals in your local area. Amazon Local even offers mobile apps so you can also save like a local while on the go. Find out why KCL loves Amazon Local—and you will too!

1. What is Amazon Local?

Amazon Local is a special service offered by Amazon.com to help you find the best prices on local and online goods and services.

2. What kinds of deals does Amazon Local offer?

While the specific deals change daily, you’ll always be able to find a selection of local and online deals. Deals are offered in these major categories.

  • Restaurants, Bars & Pubs
  • Entertainment & Travel
  • Shopping & Services
  • Health & Beauty
  • Today’s Deal (in addition to the above categories, Amazon Local also offers a special deal each day that changes from day to day)

3. How can I get started searching for deals?

It’s very easy to get started with Amazon Local.

  • First, click on the photo above.
  • Next, type in the zip code where you live or currently are visiting.
  • Alternately, you can select from a number of preset regions to find deals.
  • Once you enter your zip code or desired region, the deals will automatically display.
  • Now you can either shop by category or perform a specific search to find the exact deal you want.
  • If you want to have the deals for each day automatically delivered to your inbox, you can also subscribe using your email address.

How to save using Amazon Local

There are many ways to save on products and services using Amazon Local.

  • Subscribe for daily deals: This way, you never miss a deal or miss out on Today’s Deal, the one-day-only deal specials.
  • Browse deals to find the deepest discount: Each deal in each category will display with the discounted (deal) value and the percent saved by purchasing that deal (typically up to 75% off).
  • Save on gift giving: Typically, while you as the purchaser may be limited in how many vouchers you can purchase for your own personal use, you can send as many vouchers for any deal as gifts to others.
  • Save while traveling: Because Amazon Local travels with you, you can also save on all kinds of products and services whether you are traveling for business or pleasure.