I know you’ve been there: checking out at Amazon.com when you fall a few dollars short of the $25 minimum to get free shipping. Doh! Well now there’s Amazon Filler Finder to help you find something that fills the gap.
The idea is that buying an extra item for a few bucks to qualify for free shipping is cheaper than pay for shipping. You could do a search yourself, but you’d probably go crazy. Amazon.com is an awfully big store, afterall.
I was impressed with the results when I tested the Finder for three different price gaps.
I checked how close the site could come to filling a hypothetical gap of $1.17, $3.78, and $.49. Each time the site hit it or came within $.02! Plus, they listed dozens of items starting from the closest matching price going up. You can also limit the categories of items they show results for if you are holding out for a filler item that you might actually want. Ha!
If you feel like you are taking advantage of the system, you are not. The Amazon Filler Finder is a tool created in conjuction with Amazon.com to get you to shop more on their site.