Here are today's 5 best Amazon deals — save up to 50% on summer essentials

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Save more than 40% on today's best Amazon deals. (Photo: Amazon)
Save more than 40% on today's best Amazon deals. (Photo: Amazon)

It's about time to start dipping your toes in the pool — and Amazon has everything you need to kick off summer right at deep discounts! Whether you're looking for deals for yourself, or you're thinking of all the things you need for guests, Amazon is jam-packed with killer deals. Every single day our team scours the mega-site to put together a quick-and-dirty list of the top markdowns for you.

So what are the best Amazon deals right now? For a towel upgrade just in time for summer guests, the Elvana Home 8 Piece Towel Set is discounted more than 40%. If you have grandkids coming to visit, keep 'em cool with a new kiddie pool for more than $40 off. Or maybe you want to take your tunes to go with a JBL portable speaker that's nearly 40% off.

If you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

Let's have a closer look at these stellar Amazon deals, shall we?

Amazon Fire TV 65" Omni Series

It's a good time to cut the cord. (Photo: Amazon)
It's a good time to cut the cord. (Photo: Amazon)

If you're in the market for a TV, the Omni Series gives you an incredible viewing experience at an incredible price. With the 65-inch version you get access to every major streaming service, but it also includes hands-free Alexa operation. That means you can say things like, "Alexa, turn on the TV," or "Alexa, watch Survivor on Hulu," without ever touching the remote.

"Awesome television experience!!!" shared one happy TV watcher. "The TV has amazing picture quality. The sound is surprisingly good as well. If you use Alexa, you can’t go wrong with this television."

$500 $830 at Amazon

Hesung Inflatable Pool

Dip your toes in the water. (Photo: Amazon)
Dip your toes in the water. (Photo: Amazon)

Every backyard needs an inflatable pool. Whether it's a summer entertainment center you're looking for or you just need a place to dip your toes during a heat wave, you can't beat the deal on this Hesung number. It inflates in about three minutes, can handle up to two adults and four kids, and it's more than 50% off.

"My granddaughter loves this pool," wrote one cool grandparent. "I purchased this pool for when we babysit our granddaughter so we have something to do on a hot day. Easy to blow up with an air compressor and deflates quickly to store it. My granddaughter loves it, and I can get in there with her to cool off! I highly recommend the pool."

$42 $90 at Amazon

JBL Clip 4: Portable Speaker

Tunes to go. (Photo: Amazon)
Tunes to go. (Photo: Amazon)

If outdoor adventures are on your summer agenda, this portable speaker's carabiner is integrated into the unit's surrounding metal band, making it a perfect choice for more rugged pursuits like hiking or camping. Also a big help in the great outdoors? It's dust-proof.

As one fan put it: "This is a great-sounding JBL speaker. I use it while playing golf, riding bikes in the neighborhood or just sitting out on the back patio. The clip is a great feature. I would purchase again if needed."

$50 $80 at Amazon

Elvana Home 8 Piece Towel Set

You could cobble together mismatched towels for your guests — or you could wow them with a brand new towel set. This Elvana Home eight-piece set is just $28 and comes in a slew of pretty colors.

"The look and feel of this towel set is amazing!" a happy customer said. "I truly love how everything feels and how deep the color is."

$28 $50 at Amazon

Cuisinart Portable Charcoal Grill

This grill is just $25! (Photo: Amazon)
This grill is just $25! (Photo: Amazon)

Whether you're planning to hit the beach with your buddies or want to cook out in the park, this mega-popular portable charcoal grill is ready to make the experience legendary. The grill offers up a 150-square-inch cooking rack, enough to fit a family-sized feast of dogs and burgers, along with three secure lid locks to make transportation easy. And, here's the kicker: It only weighs two pounds.

"Great grill! If all you wanna do is cook up a few burgers and dogs, you can't go wrong: This is a great choice," said a five-star fan.

$25 $40 at Amazon

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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