Q: Price Expiration Dates for Amazon

VirginiaPeanuts
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I already know that if an item is listed in the "best deals" on the goldbox page http://www.amazon.com/gp/goldbox/ref=cs_top_nav_gb27 you can find out the price expiration date if you scroll over the deal, but is there any way to find out when the current price will expire on deals not listed in the "best deals" section? Just curious because sometimes I want to wait to buy an item and the price goes up a few days later.
VirginiaPeanuts (rep: 10.9k) posted Mar 22, 2012
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Acidbaby
No Amazon changes prices daily on essentially everything.
Acidbaby (rep: 6.84k) posted Mar 22, 2012
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VirginiaPeanuts
Unless it is listed in the Goldbox or best deals section. I wonder if it has to do with page hits? Maybe if an item is very popular they figure they should up the price.
VirginiaPeanuts (rep: 10.9k) posted Mar 22, 2012
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krmills1
Amazon changes there prices like every 5 minutes! You can post a deal and before you know it the price is wrong instantly.
krmills1 (rep: 14.1k) posted Mar 22, 2012
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ricci4pres
not much you can do, amazon's prices are always changing. i always check this site to compare amazon price fluctuations:

http://camelcamelcamel.com/

you can also see the price fluctuations for BestBuy and Newegg products too
ricci4pres (rep: 8.14k) posted Mar 22, 2012
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MHT962
On Amazon, the same item is often listed by many different sellers/vendors usually at different prices.

Amazon often will offer their free shipping on one or more of the vendors. Once a vendor sells out of his product, the item price may go up to reflect a different vendor price which is usually higher. Or, a vendor himself may offer say only 100 of a prodcut at a certain price, and then the next 100 at a higher or even lower price.

Prices can change from minute to minute or Amazon and sometimes by only a cent or so.
MHT962 (rep: 3.22k) posted Mar 22, 2012
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