Did you get the news? Amazon Prime subscription cost is about to increase from $119 to $139 a year, and $12.99 to $14.99 a month. Now, for all those two-day or same-day deliveries, no minimum order facility, exclusive & early access deals and most importantly the Prime Videos, you will have to pay $20 a year or $2 a month more.
Although, existing users have the time to renew the Amazon Prime membership at the current price till March 25, 2022. However, for new users, the revised prices are already implemented from February 18, 2022. Do not worry; we will help you get an Amazon Prime membership at current prices.
Before that, let’s have a look at what benefits you will enjoy as an Amazon Prime member.
You can avail of same-day or two-day delivery at just no extra delivery cost. However, it is available in the selected locations as per the distance.
Order products for a month or just a single product. You will not be charged additional charges for standard delivery. It will be absolutely free.
Many times Amazon announces early access to their members to all discounts and offers. As a member, you get extra time or an extra day to avail of offers or discounts.
There are many offers and deals that are exclusively for Amazon Prime members. You can save $10-$15 a month with these exclusive deals.
Watch all Prime videos at no extra cost at all. Also, the movie premiers and Prime web series comes to you at no cost at all.
Streaming millions of songs & podcast episodes and unlimited skips with offline listening. It also comes at no cost with Amazon Prime membership.
More than a thousand books are included with 10 books check out at once. Moreover, you are allowed to access unlimited books a month with Prime Membership.
You can avail yourself of thousands of games with Amazon Gaming. Also, a channel subscription each month at no additional cost, and a chat badge.
Scroll through the blog to know how you can avoid paying more for Amazon Prime membership.
If you are an existing customer, we recommend you buy a Prime gift membership and cancel the existing subscription one day before your renewal. Then, redeem the Prime gift membership for your account.
Let us tell you how to do it.
Visit https://www.amazon.com/giftprime and select the package you want to buy. We recommend buying a 12-month Prime pack to avoid the revised prices for a year. Click Add Prime to Cart. Open your cart and add your email address in the field of Recipient’s Email address and proceed to checkout.
Once paid, you will get the confirmation in the mail from Amazon Support Team.
If your renewal will take place after March 25, 2022, your auto-renewal will happen with the revised price i.e $139 a year or $14.99 a month.
To avoid this, cancel your subscription by visiting amazon.com/gp/primecentral Click ManageMembership, select EndMembership. They will ask for confirmation and then cancel your Amazon Prime Membership.
The final step! Once you cancel your membership, you have to redeem your Prime gift membership which you bought earlier.
Open the mail which you got from the Amazon team, it will have a gift code and other details. Follow the instructions mentioned in the mail and redeem the Prime gift membership.
Finally! Enjoy the Amazon Prime benefits for another year at the current price only.
Since the new price policy is already in effect from February 18, 2022, for the new customers. You have lost a chance to buy Amazon Prime at old prices through a 30-day trial period.
However, you still have a chance to get it at old prices through an existing customer. If any of your friends are already having an Amazon Prime membership, ask him to follow the above steps for himself and for yourself too.
Amazon does not have any policy that may limit the purchase of Prime gift membership per user. Moreover, there is no short-term expiry date of the same. Therefore, you can redeem the Prime gift membership anytime before March 25, 2022, to avoid paying revised Prime subscription costs.
If you want to enjoy Amazon prime benefits on the same price ($119/year) in 2022, you can either buy a Prime gift membership which you can redeem later on. If you are a new user of Amazon, you can still get at the un-hiked prices. Ask your friend (an existing Amazon Prime user) to buy one Prime gift membership for you. Hope this blog has served your reading purpose.
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