I recently received a great question from a reader: “I’m new to Amazon Subscribe and Save but think it would be great for my daughter who will be going out of state to college. Have you ever considered doing a post listing ideas of Subscribe & Save items for college students?”
I absolutely think that Subscribe & Save is a good fit for college students and their parents! Whether students are paying for college and all of the necessary expenses themselves or whether their parents are pitching in, there are lots of great Subscribe & Save deals to be had at prices that often meet or beat area grocery stores. Plus, it’s super convenient, especially for students that may not have access to their own transportation to go to the store themselves.
And don’t forget, if you order 5 or more subscriptions to be delivered in the same month, you’ll receive 15% off your order instead of the usual 5% discount. Find out more about how Amazon Subscribe & Save works before you get started.
Don’t Forget About Amazon Student!
While you don’t need a Prime membership to use Subscribe & Save, I still recommend having your student look into an Amazon Student membership. It works just like a Prime membership, but at half the price. Benefits include free two-day shipping on millions of items, Amazon Prime Instant Video access, unlimited music streaming, and deals and promotions exclusively for students. Membership is just $49/year (the first six months are free).
Best Amazon Subscribe & Save Items for College Students
Here are some of the best deals I see that can work for college students, keeping in mind that space is limited in those teeny-tiny dorm rooms:
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon & Lime Blossom, 240ct (3X80ct): $8.52 ($7.62 with 5 or more subscriptions)
Perfect for quick dorm room cleanups!
CLIF CRUNCH – Granola Bar – Chocolate Peanut Butter – (1.48 Ounce, 5 Two-Bar Snack Pouches): $2.83 ($2.53 with 5 or more subscriptions)
Quick and easy breakfast option!
Wrigley’s Orbit Gum, Peppermint, 14 count, (Pack of 12): $7.16 after coupon ($6.30 with 5 or more subscriptions)
What college kid doesn’t need gum?
Soylent Meal Replacement Drink, Original, 14 oz Bottles, Pack of 12: $22.10 after coupon ($18.70 with 5 or more subscriptions)
I’ve never had this, but again…quick and easy!
Swiffer Duster Refills, Unscented Dusters Refill, 20 Count: $9.27 after coupon ($7.87 with 5 or more subscriptions)
Even dorm rooms get dusty!
KIND Nuts and Spices Bar, Dark Chocolate/Nuts/Sea Salt 12ct: $11.58 after coupon ($10.15 with 5 or more subscriptions)
For easy on-the-go snacks!
Planters Nut 24 Count-Variety Pack, 2 Lb 8.5 Ounce: $7.19 after coupon ($6.29 with 5 or more subscriptions)
Simple to toss in a backpack and go!
Kleenex Ultra Soft Facial Tissues, 6 Pack: $11.27 after coupon ($9.98 with 5 or more subscriptions)
Tide PODS Spring Meadow Scent HE Turbo Laundry Detergent Pacs, 81 count: $18.97 ($16.97 with 5 or more subscriptions)
We’ve seen this for less with a coupon, but these are super handy!
Of course, be sure to check out the full list of the Best Amazon Subscribe and Save Deals available right now as there may be something on there that appeals to the college student in your life, as well. There are usually LOTS of health & beauty items (deodorant, body wash, shampoo, feminine products, etc.) along with paper products, snacks, and lots more.
What other Subscribe and Save items would be a good fit for your college student?