So why should you get Amazon Prime? The short answer… because of ALL the benefits that come along with the membership. The savings outweigh the cost of the membership.
My family decided to get Amazon Prime for access to online shopping with unlimited free shipping. The convenience of shopping online, having products delivered within 2 business days and free shipping is of great value to us. It saves us time and money… which is always taken into consideration when determining if a membership is best for our family.
However, there are several other benefits to having an Amazon Prime membership.
1. Access to the Best Online Shopping
- Exclusive Deals and Discounts are included in an Amazon Prime membership
- Save Big on groceries, electronics, computers, software, apparel, accessories, shoes, furnishings, lighting, toys, games, devices and anything else you can think of
Although, continue to comparison shop because some items that are available at Walmart or Sam’s Club cost less.
2. Get to Listen to Millions of Song
- Amazon Music is included in an Amazon Prime membership
- Listen to over 60 million songs, ad free on Amazon Music
- Play any song, genre or artist, just ask Alexa
- On-Demand. Unlimited Skips. Offline Playback
- Free music streaming
Even though Amazon Music is a good service, our family uses Apple Music because our home is already setup with Apple products. However, if we didn’t have Apple products we would definitely use Amazon Music.
3. Receive Amazon Prime Video Streaming
- Amazon Prime Video streaming is included in an Amazon Prime membership
- Instantly watch thousands of movies and TV episodes that can be streamed or downloaded through The Amazon Video app
- Subscribers can also rent and/or buy movies and tv episodes that aren’t free
- Premium Channel Subscriptions are also available: view networks like HBO and CBS All Access without needing to have cable or additional apps. Prices for each range from $4.99/month to $14.99 per month.
We use Amazon Prime Video and Apple TV. If there’s a tv show that’s not available on Apple TV for free, we’re usually successful in finding it on Amazon Prime Video for free.
4. Access to Books
- Access books, books and more books… included in an Amazon Prime membership
- Amazon books physical locations are also available in select areas. They have best sellers, new releases, and all books are rated 4 stars + by amazon.com customers
We also use Amazon Books to make our book purchases and with free shipping the pricing is incomparable. Our daughter actually published a photography book that sells on Amazon Books. Her book highlights some of the architectural features in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Check her book out Here:
5. Get Photo Storage
- Amazon Photos is included in an Amazon Prime membership
- Offers free unlimited, full-resolution photo storage
- Access to create custom wall décor, table top décor, photo prints, photo books and post cards
- Secure online storage service for your photos and videos
- Every Amazon customer gets 5GB of free storage for photos and videos
- Additional storage plans are available for a monthly fee
6. Receive Unlimited Free Shipping
- Get unlimited FREE two-day shipping (no minimum order size) and it’s included in an Amazon Prime membership
- Same-Day and 2-Hour Delivery available in select zip code areas
- Free returns on most items
The benefit of free shipping along with free returns is what motivated our family to sign up for an Amazon Prime membership. Every thing else that comes along with the membership is like icing on a cake.
An Amazon Prime membership works well for our family of four.
One Last Thing… Amazon Outlet Deals
Did you know Amazon Outlet Deals has thousands of discounted overstock items? It’s like a sale rack that’s hiding in plain sight… what one might call a “hidden gem”. Amazon Outlet Deals is a section where sellers can move overstock or excess inventory. And you don’t need a membership to shop Amazon Outlet Deals.
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