Heads up! LTO on Amazon headphones on Kindle Fire ends at 6:00 PM Pacific

Heads up! LTO on Amazon headphones on Kindle Fire ends at 6:00 PM Pacific

40 minutes to go as I write this, 27% claimed!

So, I’m going to send this right now, then update it.

$12 for Amazon headphones, normally$24.99. I got them with my Fire Phone…nice earbuds, more comfortable than most, includes microphone…tends not to tangle.


These are special limited time offers, which are only available to Fire tablet owners.

What happens is you can get a text to alert you to an upcoming deal (details in the links below). You don’t get much warning…maybe an hour.

The deal also appears on the sleep screen of your Fire, and you can find it under Offers on the homescreen (all the way at the end). That will disappear when the sale is over.

Then, you say you want to “learn more”. You’ll get to a screen with a countdown clock. As soon as the clock gets to zero, you need to click to have a chance to get it.

They have typically been selling out in seconds, although this one looks like it will last the hour.

Here is information on the program:

As I’ve written before, I look at these LTOs (Limited Time Offers) sort of like buying a lottery ticket: I don’t expect to get one (win), but its exciting if I do! Of course, the “ticket” doesn’t cost me anything.

These LTOs are one of the best arguments for having Special Offers…and yes, a good argument for having a  Fire (at AmazonSmile)!

Did you get one? Do you have any other comment on this? Feel free to let me and my readers know by commenting on this post.

One more thing: I’ve had a couple of readers say on past offers that they never even saw the offer. As far as I know, these go out to every eligible Fire tablet in the USA. A few possibilities occur to me:

  • They either bought a Fire tablet without Special Offers, or bought out of the offers later. You have to be subscribed to those in order to get these deals
  • They weren’t connected to wireless in time for it to update
  • They didn’t check the Offers tab (I don’t always see it on the sleep screen)

It might not have been any of those, but those three would have done it.


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* I am linking to the same thing at the regular Amazon site, and at AmazonSmile. When you shop at AmazonSmile, half a percent of your purchase price on eligible items goes to a non-profit you choose. It will feel just like shopping at Amazon: you’ll be using your same account. The one thing for you that is different is that you pick a non-profit the first time you go (which you can change whenever you want)…and the good feeling you’ll get. :) Shop ’til you help! :) 

This post by Bufo Calvin originally appeared in the I Love My Kindle blog. To support this or other blogs/organizations, buy  Amazon Gift Cards from a link on the site, then use those to buy your items. There will be no cost to you, and a benefit to them.


2 Responses to “Heads up! LTO on Amazon headphones on Kindle Fire ends at 6:00 PM Pacific”

  1. Lady Galaxy Says:

    So the rest of us who don’t have a Fire are just supposed to sit with our noses pressed up against the window pane?

    • Bufo Calvin Says:

      Thanks for writing, Lady!

      Well, there is a “membership fee” to shop at this store. 🙂 I suppose there are people who see the Costco ads and feel left out, not having a membership.

      These sales are an incentive for people to buy a Fire tablet, and specifically, to buy one with Special Offers. If people don’t do that then, yes, we may see their nose prints. 😉

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