School will be back in session in just a few short weeks. Now is the time to stock up on all your Back to School necessities. Whether you’re in the market for a new laptop, backpack, smartphone, or just some dorm supplies, there’s something on this list that will appeal to you. Here are 10 of the best Back to School sales and deals we’ve found on Amazon.
1. SwissGear Travel Gear ScanSmart Backpack
The most important item on any Back to School checklist is a new backpack. This bag from SwissGear is a good choice for students of any age. It is 18 inches high and 13.5 inches wide, ensuring there’s ample room for notebooks, textbooks, or even a laptop in a protective sleeve. Select colors are nearly 60 percent off, making this a great Back to School bargain.
Price: $54.99 and up, depending on color selected (58 percent off MSRP)
2. Dell Inspiron 3048 i3048-4286BLK 20-Inch All-in-One Touchscreen Desktop
Nearly $100 off the list price, this Dell deal is definitely worth checking out. If you’re looking for a desktop computer, this is a nice option to consider. This Dell desktop has ample RAM, along with 500GB of hard drive space. The 20-inch screen is ideal for student who need a large display for working on school projects. It comes with Windows 8.1, but you can upgrade to Windows 10 for free once the new OS is available.
Price: $449.99 (18 percent off MSRP)
3. Magic Hangers, Set of 10
Need to make the most of a cramped bedroom at home, or a shared closer in a college dorm room? These cool “magic hangers” increase the usable space in your closet. A set of 10 holds a total of 50 garments. And at almost 70 percent off, these are definitely a smart buy.
Price: $6.25 (69 percent off MSRP)
4. Samsung Galaxy Tab 4
Need a new tablet to take back to school? The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 isn’t the latest and greatest tab, but it’s still perfectly serviceable and powerful. You can find it on Amazon for over 30 percent off right now, making this a good choice for high school or college students who need a tablet for on-the-go productivity.
Price: $137 (31 percent off MSRP)
5. Home-It Adjustable Bed Risers
Every square inch of space needs to be maximized if you want to be comfortable in a dorm room. These bed risers give you a few extra inches of under-bed storage space. The risers can be used separately, or combined for maximum height. Depending on how you configure them, you can get an extra three, five, or eight inches of space.
Price: $19.99 (60 percent off MSRP)
6. Free Shipping on Prime Pantry Items
Heading to boarding school or college? You need to stock up on snacks for those late-night study sessions. For a limited time, Amazon is running a Prime Pantry promo for Back to School shoppers. When you buy four select items, you’ll get free shipping. You can shop this promotion here. Items on sale include cereal, granola bars, nutrition supplements, deodorant, housewares, and more.
7. Everest Casual Laptop Messenger Briefcase
Amazon is running a promo for 30 percent off Back to School essentials, now through July 28. The promo code to use at checkout is “30FORFALL” and you can shop the whole sale here. Items on sale include clothing, footwear, and backpacks for men, women, and kids.
One item that’s part of this promotion is the Everest Casual Laptop Messenger Briefcase, pictured above. This is a great laptop bag for students, and it’s available in four colors.
Price: $19.99 and up, depending on color selected (50 percent off MSRP)
8. ASUS Flip TP500LA-AS53T 2-in-1 Convertible 15.6″ FHD Touchscreen Laptop
This laptop is also eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1. The Flip works as a laptop or a tablet. The keyboard and touchpad lock automatically to prevent accidental input when using it outside of the “normal” laptop configuration. The form factor of this laptop is ideal for students, as it lets you work on typing a paper in one mode, and then switch to a display mode for showcasing school projects or collaborations. This ASUS model is backed by a one year international warranty, with a one year Accidental Damage Protection plan from ASUS.
Price: $599 (20 percent off MSRP)
9. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
If you’re a student in need of a new smartphone, you should check out the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. Launched earlier this year, this powerful smartphone boasts a lightning-fast 64 bit, Octa-core processor. It’s also a nice choice for students who can’t get near an outlet during the day, as there are power saving features built right into the phone. Other great features include a killer camera and wireless charging. If you decide to get this phone, you should make sure to pick up a wireless charging pad so you can get the most out of your new device.
Price: $0 down, price varies based on carrier and plan
10. Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Classic Sneaker
These classic running shoes from Onitsuka Tiger are perfect for any guy (or gal) who likes the retro look. The old-school vibe of these shoes means they have a slender profile, so they look equally good on both men and women. The Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 style is a great casual sneaker, and there are over 40 different colors and material variants to choose from. Not all colors and sizes are on sale, so poke around to see what color options are the lowest-priced in your size. Depending on what you pick, you can expect savings of about 60 percent off list.
Price: $28.31 – $100, depending on size and color selected