Amazon offers its Amazon Prime members the MagLite Mini AA Flashlight
in Black, model no. M2A016, for $7.88
with free shipping
. (Non-members can spend over $25 to qualify for free shipping; otherwise, shipping adds $5.11.) That's the lowest total price we could find by $3. This aluminum flashlight is water- and shock-resistant and features a candle mode, two AA batteries, and an extra bulb.
Amazon Prime membership is $79 per year; however, Prime is free for college students for six months, and free for parents and caregivers for three months. (There's no longer a waitlist for Amazon Mom.)