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November is here, and that means everyone is starting to roll out their early Black Friday deals. Obviously, that includes Amazon too. And with the biggest sale event of the year just a few weeks away, it's extra important to shop smarter. Now, not only do you have to make sure you're getting a good deal on a good product, but you want to be certain the timing is perfect. Should you get that gift for your sister now or wait for it to maybe be cheaper on Cyber Monday?
Don't worry, though. We've got you. We dig deeper into all the top Amazon deals every day to determine which are actually worth buying now. From price histories and customer reviews to our own test results, we find the best products at their best prices. And even if something might be cheaper on Black Friday, we'll let you know if it's wise to spend a little more and buy it early.
1. Under $10: The best essential oil diffuser
Essential oil diffusers are a fantastic alternative to candles. No flame = no fire risk. We've tested a lot of diffusers and found this one from Innogear to be the top option. It's got a larger than average reservoir, so you can enjoy your scents for nearly twice as long as you would with other options. It's already affordable at its typical $15, but you can clip a coupon on the product page to save $6, marking the best price we've ever seen. Plus, the light changes colors (yes, you get all the colors pictured above), which is just fun as heck.
Get the Innogear Aromatherapy Diffuser for $9.99 with the on-page coupon (Save $6)
2. Best price: A popular smart garage door opener
If your garage door can already open at the touch of a button, this $30 gadget is about to make your life a whole lot better. Why? Instead of just being able to open the door when you're in the driveway, you'll be able to monitor and control it from anywhere with a smartphone app. We haven't tested this smart device yet, but it's got over 4,000 reviews and 4 out of 5 stars on Amazon, plus other professional reviews all rave about it, so we're confident you'll like it too, especially now that it's back down to the best price we've ever seen. People say it's vey easy to install on your existing system, and it works with all major garage door openers made after 1993 as long as they have standard safety sensors.
Get the Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener for $29.98 (Save $20)
3. Under $60: A portable way to jump your car battery
Nothing's more annoying than a dead car battery when you have to get to work, except when there's no one around to give you a jump This portable jump starter lets you get your engine back up and running without a second vehicle, and right now it's only $56 thanks to an on-page $20 coupon and the coupon code ROAV69JU. This is the second best price we've seen for this handy device.
You'll get 15 jumps from a single charge, and when the battery runs out, you can recharge it and use it again! Plus, it's got a flashlight built in for late-night jumps and you can use it to charge your phone in a pinch. For such a steep discount, there's no reason to NOT get one and keep it in your trunk for emergencies.
Get the Roav Jump Starter Pro for $55.99 with the on-page coupon and the code "ROAV69JU" (Save $35)
4. Early Black Friday deal: The most popular DNA test kit
DNA test kits are among the top gifts people buy for their love ones every year, and part of the reason is that they get discounted not only on Black Friday but before it as well. Right now you can get an Ancestry DNA kit for $59 ($40 less than usual). You will probably see the price drop to $49 on Black Friday too, if you'd rather wait, as that's what they offered last year. But, if you want to give a gift early or take a test yourself, spending the extra $10 means you can send in your DNA sample and get your results faster. Come December and January, everyone is sending in their samples at once and it takes a lot longer to get your results back. So if you are impatient, act now. Besides, this is the best price you'll find outside of Black Friday and Prime Day.
Get the Ancestry DNA test kit for $59 (Save $40)
5. Save $25: The newest Echo is back on sale
The Echo Show was Amazon's first foray into smart speakers with screens, and it was a hit. I still have mine and love the visual display of notifications and trending news and timers. They recently released the Show 5, a much smaller and sleeker version. It's also much cheaper, as the original (now in its second iteration) retails for $230 and the Show 5 typically costs just $90. Right now, it's $25 off, marking one of the lowest price we've seen outside of a Prime Day low of $50.
Get the Echo Show 5 for $64.99 (Save $25)
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