Amazon Holiday Deals are live! Here are the best gifts to shop

Banu Ibrahim, CNN Underscored
Updated Thu November 7, 2019

The holiday shopping season starts right now: Amazon just launched its HoliDeals shopping event. The mega online retailer is ushering in the festive season with holiday deals on goodies across every major category, including home, tech, clothing and toys. Plus, there are lightning deals that change daily that you'll want to watch.

One look at the discounts up for grabs and it's easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer number of items. To help you make smart choices, we're rounding up the biggest markdowns and top deals worth shopping. Be sure to bookmark this page as we'll be updating deals regularly.


TCL Alto Home Theater Sound Bar ($149.99, originally $179.99;

Give your home viewing experience a theater upgrade with a sound bar. These sleek devices can amplify your TV shows, sporting events, movies and more for a premium audio experience.


Amoner Car Phone Mount ($11.04, originally $12.99;

Long gone are the days where you needed a satellite GPS on hand for all your road trips. With the right phone mount, you can use your smart device instead. This 5-star-rated one from Amoner is now 15% off its original price tag.


Cowin KY03 True Wireless Earbuds ($47.99, originally $59.99;

You love the idea of true wireless earbuds but hate the premium price tag that comes with them. Good news: Cowin's popular Bluetooth buds, which feature 5.0 Bluetooth capabilities and eight hours of playtime, are now just $47.99.

For more gift ideas, check out our top picks from Amazon's tech gift guide.


Health & beauty

23andMe Ancestry + Traits Service ($79, originally $99;

Ever wondered where your ancestors came from? 23andMe's Ancestry service can break down your genealogy and give you expert insight into how your relatives migrated around the world.


Confu Professional Hair Dryer ($39.99;

If your current hair dryer isn't cutting it, now is as good a time as any to invest in a professional-grade hair tool. These gadgets (like the Confu Hair Dryer) can dry your locks in a fraction of the time, plus they also help retain your hair's moisture for less frizz overall.


Majestic Pure Dead Sea Mud Mask ($11.98, originally $14.95;

Give yourself a mini spa day in the comfort of your own home with this popular mud mask. It has over 1,000 rave reviews from past customers, with a stellar 4.3 star rating.


Home & kitchen

Ninja 5-in-1 Air Fryer ($199.99, originally $229.99;

Why give up fried foods if you don't have to? An Air Fryer, like this top-notch Ninja device, can crisp and roast your favorite foods to taste like their fried counterparts, but without the need for excess oil or fats.


Brieftons 5-Blade Spiralizer ($22.97;

Get ready to conquer your New Year's resolutions with this heavy-duty spiralizer. With it, you can make nutritious alternatives to starchy pastas with ease. You'll especially get good use out of it if you're going low-carb, Paleo or gluten-free.


Sorbus Floating Shelf Set ($30.99, originally $39.99;

Keep your candles, succulents and trinkets safely organized with a set of floating shelves. It also doesn't hurt that this home organization item is very on-trend right now.


SKG Bread Maker ($53.54, originally $89.98;

If binge-watching "The Great British Bake Off" has inspired you to whip up a loaf or two at home, get help with this popular bread maker. It can be easily programmed to ensure your dough proves correctly, as well as cook evenly for a perfect crust.

For more gift ideas, check out our top home, kitchen and decor gift picks from Amazon.



Ginjang Women's Snow Boots (starting at $16.98;

Year after year, we only think to buy a pair of waterproof snow boots after the first major storm hits. Break the cycle with a pair of Ginjan's cozy lined footwear, that will keep your toes warm and cozy before the next nor'easter arrives.


Nike Brasilia Training Backpack ($31.49, originally $34.99;

This Amazon Choice product was made to keep up, wherever your journeys take you. With a durable design, it can hold up during morning commutes, trail walks and gym sessions.


Orolay Women's Down Jacket (starting at $107.09;

Remember that Amazon jacket everyone was sporting last winter? Well, it's back and bound to make an appearance everywhere you look this season, very soon.

For more gift ideas, check out these best deals on fashion essentials from Amazon's HoliDeals sale.


Amazon devices

Fire TV Stick 4K with Alexa Voice Remote ($39.99, originally $49.99;

Turn any "dumb" TV into a smart one with the Fire TV Stick. With it, you'll be able to stream content from today's most popular streaming apps like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video and more. Plus, Prime Members can get access to thousands of titles for no extra cost. _______________________________________________________________________________

Echo Dot 3rd Generation ($29.99, originally $49.99;

For a limited time only, take $20 off the popular Echo Dot 3rd Generation. With it, you can set timers, listen to the news, turn your smart gadgets on and off, stream your favorite playlists and get your burning questions answered, completely hands-free.


Echo Show 5 ($59.99, originally $89.99;

The Amazon Echo Show 5 takes all of the Echo Dot's capabilities one step further. With a video display, you'll also be able to watch your favorite content, read to-do lists, follow along with your favorite recipes and more. Plus, now you can save $30 on the device.

For more gift ideas, check out our top picks from Amazon's tech gift guide.


Toys & games

Lydaz Bubble Mower ($19.99, originally $26.69;

Perfect for young tots who can't get enough of bubbles, this mower provides tons of bubble action with a single push. _______________________________________________________________________________

Stuffed Animal Bean Bag (starting at $16.29;

Not only is this cozy bean bag great seating for your kid's playroom, but it also doubles as a storage unit for all their stuffed animals.

For more gift ideas, check out 20 gifts kids will want from Amazon's 2019 Toy List.


Note: The prices above reflect the retailer's listed price at the time of publication.