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amazon price trackEverybody loves a good deal. When shopping at websites like Amazon, you simply expect competitive prices, but how do you know if you’re scoring an item for a bargain price or actually overpaying?

Enter the world of Amazon price watching and tracking. The prices of a lot of the products available at Amazon do tend to fluctuate over time. They’ll go up and down constantly, and that’s where these websites can come in handy to keep tabs on all the price changes.

Never overpay again! Shop smarter and save some dough on the way by knowing exactly when it’s the right time to buy and when you should probably wait.


Here are the 3 best Amazon price watch trackers for the bargain hunter.

AmazonPriceTracker

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The useful AmazonPriceTracker is one of the best tools on the Web to track any Amazon product. Start out by simply typing in the item’s URL, ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number), or just any keywords into the text entry box right on the homepage to find the product.

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Once on the product’s page, basic details such as the category it’s listed in, its sales rank, and customer review rating are displayed, but what we’re really interested in is the item’s price history information. Right off the bat, the site provides the product’s current, lowest, highest, and average prices. Just below that is a helpful chart tracking the Amazon price with specific dates.

Be sure to also take advantage of the website’s price drop alert feature, which will send you an email when the price of the item drops to or below how much you’d like to spend on it. Just type in your email address, your target price, and hit the Submit button.

camelcamelcamel

amazon price track

Another great site to check out is camelcamelcamel. Again, just enter in the Amazon URL, ASIN, or keywords to locate the product. Displayed on each item’s page is a comprehensive price history chart, tracking not only Amazon’s price, but also third party new and used prices. You can even specify the chart to display only a range of one, three, six months, or a year.

amazon price watch

For a more detailed analysis, click on one of the tabs for everything you need to know about the product’s price changes.

amazon price watch

The website is also chock full of a lot of useful features. As well as providing price watch and availability alerts to your email address, you can also get alerts sent to your Twitter account. Just hit the Create a price watch for this product button to type in your desired price and submit your information.

amazon price watch

Its Firefox and Google Chrome extensions also put a Track Product button right on the pages of retailers for easy access to camelcamelcamel’s price history charts. You can read up on The Camelizer in the 3 Google Chrome Extensions to Save $$ When Shopping Online 3 Google Chrome Extensions to Save $$$ When Shopping Online 3 Google Chrome Extensions to Save $$$ When Shopping Online Read More .

The Tracktor

amazon price watching

If you’re looking for a more simple alternative, turn to The Tracktor. The site takes a dead-easy approach to it from the get-go.

amazon price watching

Once you’ve found the product’s page, just basic information about the item is displayed, along with a chart tracking new and used prices. There is a price drop email alert feature available, but you must first create an account to use it.

Have any of these websites helped you out when shopping at Amazon? Do you know of any others? Let us know in the comments.

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  1. Alejandro
    January 30, 2016 at 1:59 pm

    I second ezpricealerts.com, I like the simple design.

  2. Stella Berg
    September 19, 2015 at 5:28 pm

    Nice article, I use Camelcamel for some amazon prices and also Freepping.com for products with free shipping on sale. They also have a 2 pack tracker and a multipack tracker to keep track of extra deals. Makeuseof.com rocks!

  3. Georgi Shopov
    August 12, 2015 at 8:51 pm

    I use http://webseller.guru it is the Best Amazon to Ebay automatically integration tool

  4. Jake
    December 25, 2014 at 6:30 pm

    I use EZ Price Alerts, I like the simple interface (plus it's mobile-friendly): https://www.ezpricealerts.com/

  5. Elliott Hill
    December 17, 2014 at 6:18 pm

    http://www.Lootr.com is a great alternative if you find other price trackers needlessly complicated and ugly. Also has great top drops, you don't see any crap on there.

  6. dress up games
    May 22, 2010 at 9:11 pm

    Great post and keep it up.

  7. Jay
    May 16, 2010 at 10:28 pm

    Ookong (http://ookong.com) also provides price history for products on Amazon. It was featured on MakeUserOf and Life Hacker before.

  8. Tia
    May 15, 2010 at 5:07 pm

    InvisibleHand is cool too. It works in the background while you shop on just about any site. When you are viewing an item to purchase, if there is a cheaper deal for the exact same product somewhere else, it unobtrusively displays a link and the preferred price on its pop-up toolbar. I have actually forgotten that I had it installed, until it did its job and saved me some money!

  9. Alyda
    May 15, 2010 at 12:37 am

    i also use retailmenot.com and beatmyprice.com

  10. Alyda
    May 14, 2010 at 10:37 pm

    i also use retailmenot.com and beatmyprice.com

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