If there's one thing you should be shopping for right now, it's something to get you through the heatwave. Amazon is bringing us all the home must-haves, so if you're struggling to cope in the hot weather, we guarantee that there's something out there that will help get you through. The best part? If you have Prime, you can order your new heatwave hero with next-day delivery.
We're sorry to break it to you, but the next few days (and even weeks) are only set to get hotter, so whether it's a quiet new fan to make your nights more comfortable, or a swanky new ice cream maker to whip up some homemade sorbets, these Amazon buys are hand-picked by us to get you through a heatwave.
Amazon heatwave buys
Duux Whisper Flex Smart standing fan |
£170 £119 (save £30%) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
This is our top-rated pick in our guide to the best fans, and it's also one of the best fan deals we've seen on Prime Day. With over £50 off, you'lll be using the Duux all summer long. It has compatibility with Google Assistant and Alexa and you can switch between the 26 fan speeds using just your voice.
Ninja Creami Ice Cream Maker|
£199 £149 (save £50) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Our Small Appliance Editor really loves her Ninja Creami Ice Cream Maker. It's so low-maintenance, and all you have to do is blend and freeze some fruit to make a speedy summer sorbet or frozen yoghurt in a cinch. Tasty, and a cooling summer treat for those who want to enjoy the sun.
Bestway Family Pool |
£29.99 £18.95 (save £11.04) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Tackle the heatwave and buy this paddling pool today, for less than £20 in the Prime Day sale. It inflates fast and is easy to store once summer is over, and the kids will love it.
Weber Compact Kettle Charcoal Grill:
£114 £68 (save £46) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Weber Compact Kettle Charcoal Grill will keep you out of the kitchen when it's hot out, and allow you to make all those classic summer BBQ dishes. Serve with a side-salad and make the most of the hot weather.
Ice Cube Tray 4 Pack with Non-Spill Lids|
£13.99 £7.99 (save £6) at Amazon) (opens in new tab)
We've all been getting through ice cubes a lot faster than we can freeze them, so invest in some new ice cream trays (like this pack of four, which comes with non-spill lids) to keep your iced coffee habit going.
NETTA 8000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner |
£279.99 £249.99 (save £30) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
You can set the desired temperature on this model in a range from 16 to 31ºC, and it will cool rooms of up to 20 metres square. Choose from three fan speeds, and operate it from the LED control panel, or stay on your sofa or in bed and use the remote control.
Lékué Stackable Ice Lolly Moulds|
£19.99 £9.99 (save £10) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Lékué Stackable Ice Lolly Moulds will freeze a lot easier than most bulky ice lolly moulds, and we like the silicone design that makes it easy to remove the finished lolly. We also like the 50% discount.
Mambo Comfort Rotary Sprinkler|
£26.99 £21.11 (save £5) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Mambo Comfort Rotary Sprinkler is a dual-purpose pick. Firstly, it'll keep your lawn from getting scorched in this heat, but it can also act as a cooling toy for kids to run through.
Pro Breeze™ Professional Mini 6" Clip Fan for Home, Office and Desk |
£21.99 £13.97 (save £9) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Small but mighty, this little clip-on desk fan has a powerful 17W motor and a high-strength slip to mount any surface - take it from home to office to bed, and you'll stay cool wherever you go with a saving.
£9.95 £7.99 (save £2) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Chillmax Pillow is a cooling gel insert that will keep you cool(er) when it's hot at night. This reusable solution simply slots into your pillowcase and can also be used under laptops and beneath your feet to keep heat at bay.