10 Amazon Prime Perks You NEED to Know!


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Just about everyone nowadays knows what Amazon.com is and odds are you have ordered or rented something from them in the past. Did you know that Amazon has a VIP section? Ok so it’s not called a VIP section, it is called Amazon PRIME. Amazon Prime is a yearly subscription-based program with many very useful perks for its members. Considering the cost for one YEAR of Amazon Prime is less than just one MONTH of cable, you are in for a bargain already. Here are our favorite 10 perks to using the Amazon Prime subscription program.

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1. One Month FREE Trial! That’s right, you get a full 30 days to try out Amazon Prime and see just how much you love it. You have full access to all of the benefits below completely FREE for one month.

2. FREE 2-Day Shipping! Unlimited deliveries with no minimum order size. There are 20 MILLION eligible items for Prime 2 Day FREE Shipping
.  You can also share your prime FREE shipping with up to 4 people. They won’t have access to the other perks Prime has to offer, but they will be able to get their purchase shipped FREE. As long as they know your birthday and you know theirs you can set that right up.

3. Sunday Delivery! Yep, you read that right. Amazon will now deliver your packages on Sundays. How perfect is that for those Friday night binge shoppers! (Raises hand!!)

4. Watch UNLIMITED TV and Videos with Prime Instant Video.  There are thousands of tv shows and movies to watch on all of your devices. From your desktop to your cell phone, Prime Instant Video is at your fingertips at home or on the go.

5. Unlimited Music Streaming! Prime Music gives you unlimited AD-FREE access to over a million songs and custom-built playlists. Your favorite bands will always be one click away!

6. Kindle Perks! We all know Amazon and the Kindle are married and having babies! The kindle perks alone are enough for me to keep my membership.  The Kindle Owners’ Lending Library is packed with information. Each month you can borrow one Kindle book from the library. There are no due dates and can be returned any time. As a kindle owner, you will also get Pre Release books every month. How cool is that? Getting to read the best books before they are available for sale. Those are some great perks!

7. Unlimited Photo Storage with Prime Photos! Store your photos safely in Cloud Drive and you can access them anywhere, from almost any device by signing in with your Amazon account. Cloud Drive offers free mobile apps and secure access from any computer, and it’s built into all Fire devices.

8. Early Access to Amazon.com Lightning Deals! Prime members get a 30-minute head start on all Amazon.com lightning deals! Grabbing those deals before they are gone are even easier now for Prime members.

9. College Students get a HALF PRICE discount! One of my favorite perks! We all know money is tight for those in school. Amazon.com makes it easy and affordable for college students to have all the benefits and perks of Amazon Prime for HALF the cost. Just $49 for a whole year. If you are a college student or you have a .edu email address you can sign up for Amazon Student. This will give you 6 Free Months of Amazon Prime + You’ll get a Half-Price Prime Membership after that which means you’ll pay just $49 per year after your free trial is over.

10. Amazon Mom Discount! If you buy your diapers already from Amazon.com, you will be happy to know that Prime members also get a 20% off discount on diaper subscriptions.

There you have it, folks! If you were on the fence about trying out Amazon Prime before reading this post, I hope I have convinced you enough to at least give the FREE 30 Day Trial a shot. For just $99 a year (less than the price of one MONTH of cable tv) you can have all the perks above plus more! Check out the Amazon Prime FAQ page for more details of each incredible benefit above.

8 thoughts on “10 Amazon Prime Perks You NEED to Know!”

  1. I’ve had Amazon Prime for a few years now and love it! However, your post included some perks I either didn’t know about, or forgot. Thank you because I’m definitely checking into the music and picture features.

  2. Even with all the perks I do not think I use it enough to pay that much a year. I do understand people paying that when they use it quite a lot though. How often do you order through Amazon? It is a great service! Thanks for sharing at #HomeMattersParty

    • I completely understand Angela. I order about once a month myself, but my teens are always ordering stuff with their allowance, and with the shared shipping the Prime membership comes in handy for sure. Since we have cut cable, the TV is also a perk we use on a very regular basis. Thanks so much for stopping by and for your thoughts on the program!


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