September is just around the corner and that means school is officially back in session. To help you save money before the new year we've listed the best back to school sales that are happening now. We've found the best discounts and prices on laptops, tablets, backpacks, appliances, headphones, and more. You can find excellent deals from retailers like Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy on top brands such as Dell, Apple, Samsung, and more.
Whether you're a heading to college and looking for dorm room essentials or a student in need of a new laptop or backpack, we've listed the must-have school supplies at the best online price. Our top picks include the Apple MacBook Air on sale for $749.99, the Fire HD 10 Tablet on sale for $99, and the Hamilton Beach coffee maker on sale for just $16.88.
We've listed the best back to school deals that are currently available below and we'll be updating this page as new sales pop up. Like we've mentioned above, this is an excellent time to find great deals on tech and appliances, so even if you're not a prospective student, you can still take advantage of the stellar sales that are happening now.
The best back to school sales:
- Amazon - deals on school essentials
- Walmart - clothes, backpacks, stationery, laptops and more
- Best Buy - up to $300 off select laptops
- Amazon - save up to 42% off Chromebooks
- Amazon - off to college deals
- Best Buy - save up to $300 on select MacBook models
- Lenovo - Doorbuster laptop deals starting at $229
- eBay - savings on tech, clothing, backpacks and more
- Dell - save up to $300 off PCs and up to 30% off electronics
- PBTeen - 30% off beds, bedding and backpacks
- Bed Bath & Beyond - college gear starting at $6.99
- Target - deals on backpack and lunch bags
- Lands' End - save 20% on backpacks and luggage with code SANDS
Back to school deals:
Back to school Laptop deals
Samsung 11.6-inch Chromebook 3
$229 $159 at Walmart
Get the Samsung Chromebook 3 on sale at Walmart for just $159. The Chromebook 3 packs 4GB of RAM, 16GB SSD and includes built-in security features to protect you against viruses and malware.
Lenovo 14-inch Chromebook S330 Laptop
$289.99 $166 at Amazon
For a limited time, you can get the 14-inch Lenovo Chromebook on sale at Amazon for just $167. The powerful laptop features 4GB of RAM and provides up to 10 hours of battery life.
Dell Inspiron 11 3185 2-in-1 Laptop
$349 $249 at Walmart
For a limited time, you can get the Dell Inspiron 11 laptop on sale at Walmart for $249. The powerful 2-in-1 laptop features 4GB of RAM, a 7th Generation AMD A9-9420e Processor with Radeon R5 Graphics, and 500GB SSD.
Apple MacBook Air 13.3-inch Laptop
$999.99 $749.99 at Best Buy
For a limited time you can save $250 on the Apple MacBook Air at Best Buy. The 13.3-inch laptop packs 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage and provides up to 12 hours of battery life.
Apple MacBook Air 13.3-inch Laptop
$1,099 $899.99 at Best Buy
For a limited time, you can save $200 on the Apple MacBook Air at Best Buy. The latest inch laptop from Apple packs Touch-ID, 8GB of RAM and a 12 hour battery life.
Back to school tablet deals
Fire HD 10 Tablet
$149.99 $99.99 at Amazon
For a limited time you can save $50 on the best-selling Fire HD 10 tablet at Amazon. The 10-inch tablet features 32GB of storage, offers a ten-hour battery life and works with Amazon Alexa.
Apple iPad 32GB
$329 $249 at Walmart
For a limited time you can save $80 on the Apple iPad at Walmart. The latest iPad features 32GB of storage and comes in your choice of gold, silver or space grey.
Apple 10.5-inch iPad Pro 64GB
$649 $549 at Walmart
Save $100 on the powerful iPad Pro at Walmart. The 10.5-inch tablet packs 64GB of storage, offers Touch-ID, provides a ten-hour battery life, and comes in your color choice of gold or rose gold.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1-inch 16GB Tablet
$279.99 $197.99 at Walmart
You can save $100 on the Samsung Galaxy Tab A at Walmart. The 10-inch tablet offers 16GB of storage and provides a long battery life of up to 13 hours.
Back to school headphone deals
Apple AirPods with Charging Case
$159 $144.99 at Amazon
A rare price cut, you can save $14 on Apple's original truly wireless AirPods at Amazon. That's the best price we've seen for the Apple AirPods, which come with a charging case.
Sony WHCH700N Noise Cancelling Headphones
$199.99 $126.90 at Amazon
You can save $73 on the Sony's noise cancelling headphones at Amazon. The wireless Bluetooth headphones offer up to 35 hours of battery life and come in your color choice of black or blue.
Beats by Dr. Dre Beats Solo³ Wireless Headphones
$299.99 $179.99 at Best Buy
Get the Beats Solo3 headphones on sale at Best Buy for $179.99. The wireless headphones offer an impressive 40 hours of battery life and are available in several different color choices.
Back to school smart speaker deals
Echo Dot (3rd Generation) Smart Speaker
$49.99 $29.99 at Amazon
Perfect for dorm rooms, you can get the compact Echo Dot on sale for a limited time at Amazon. The smart speaker works with Amazon Alexa to play music, answer questions and control other smart home devices using your voice. Available in all colors.
Echo Plus (2nd Generation) Smart Speaker
$149.99 $109.99 at Amazon
If you're interested in a more powerful speaker you can get the 2nd generation Echo Plus on sale for $109.99. The Echo Plus delivers premium sound with a built-in smart home hub that works with Amazon Alexa to control smart home devices using your voice.
Back to school smartwatch deals
Apple Watch 3 GPS, 38mm
$279 $199 at Walmart
Get the best-selling Apple Watch 3 on sale at Walmart for $199. That's an $80 discount and the best price we've found for the smartwatch that offers GPS technology and is available in a black or white sport band.
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS+Cellular
$379 $229 at Walmart
Get the Apple Watch series 3 on sale at Walmart for $229. This smartwatch includes GPS and LTE connectivity and is the best price we've seen for the Apple smartwatch. View Deal
Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch
$299 $269.95 at Walmart
Walmart has a $30 price cut on the feature rich Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch. The water-resistant Fitbit Ionic includes GPS technology and tracks heart rate, activity, sleep and calories burned.
Back to school streaming device deals
Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote
$39.99 $29.99 at Amazon
Right now you can get the Amazon Fire TV Stick for $10 off. This best-selling HD streaming device uses the Alexa voice remote to stream thousands of channels, movies, and apps.
Fire TV Stick 4K with all-new Alexa Voice Remote
$49.99 $39.99 at Amazon
The 4K HDR stick allows you to enjoy a 4K Ultra HD streaming experience that's powered by Alexa. The streaming media player is on sale for $39.99 for a limited time.
Back to school backpack deals
XDesign Travel Laptop Backpack with USB Charging Port
$29.99 $19.99 at Amazon
A fantastic price for a backpack that provides a USB charging port, a headphone jack and an anti-theft lock. The lightweight backpack is also water resistant and features a laptop pocket for computers up to 16-inches.
Volher Laptop Backpack
$31.99 $26.34 at Amazon
The Volher backpack features a 15.6-inch laptop sleeve and is on sale at Amazon for $26.34. The waterproof backpack includes a USB charging port and headphone jack so you can conveniently charge your devices on the go.
The North Face 15-inch Laptop Backpack
$99.99 $89.99 at Best Buy
You can save $10 on The North Face backpack that's designed to carry 15-inch laptops. The water-resistant backpack is padded with fleece-lined interior compartments to secure all your school supplies.
Back to school appliance deals
Hamilton Beach Microwave Oven
$54.88 $45.99 at Walmart
Get the compact Hamilton Beach Microwave oven on sale at Walmart for $45.99. The microwave features ten power levels and size quick-set menu buttons.
Insignia Compact Microwave
$89.99 $54.99 at Best Buy
Get the Insignia microwave on sale at Best Buy for just $54.99. The stainless steel compact microwave cooks frozen meals in a snap or heats coffee, soup, and leftovers in no time.
Hamilton Beach 12 Cup Programmable Coffee Maker
$23.57 $16.88 at Walmart
Get the Hamilton Beach 12 Cup coffee maker on sale at Walmart for just $16.88. The programmable coffee maker allows you set your morning coffee in advance and the auto pause feature lets you pour a cup before the brew cycle is done.
Keurig K-Mini K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker
$79.99 $59.99 at Best Buy
The perfect size for a small space, the Keurig K-Mini coffee maker is on sale at Best Buy for $59.99. That's the best price we've found for the Keurig that can brew coffee in minutes.
Insignia Mini Fridge
$199.99 $134.99 at Best Buy
Save $65 on the stainless steel Insignia Mini Fridge at Best Buy. The compact fridge provides three cubic feet of storage space without using a lot of energy - perfect for any dorm room.
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