Amazon Prime Membership is most popular for its free delivery and video streaming benefits. But that’s not all a Prime membership offers.
It provides a plethora of other benefits too, but not many people are aware of them.
If the fact that it has approximately 100 million subscribers worldwide does not encourage you to subscribe too, we have rounded up many benefits of Amazon Prime Membership below. To experience these benefits first-hand and see whether they are worth it or not, you can start a free 30-day trial of Prime.
Watch Latest & New Released Movies with Amazon Prime Video
Prime Video gives you access to the latest movies and TV shows in English and multiple Indian languages. Watch anytime, anywhere and at no extra cost.
Choose from thousands of movies and TV shows to watch anytime anywhere. From the latest Bollywood blockbusters to Hollywood releases and hit TV series, there is something for everyone on Amazon Prime Video.
Given below is a list of some of the popular movies released around the 2020 Amazon Prime Day Sale.
|Movie||Amazon Prime Release Date|
|Shakuntala Devi||July 31|
|Birds of Prey||July 29|
|Bandish Bandits||August 4|
|French Biryani||July 24|
Listen To Your Favourite Songs By Your Favourite Artist On Amazon Prime Music
Amazon Music is a streaming service included with your Prime membership at no extra charge. It gives you access to ad-free music in English, Hindi, Tamil, Punjabi, Telugu, Bengali and more languages. Enjoy free offline downloads and carry your music everywhere.
Not only can you make your own playlists featuring your favorite songs, but experts at Amazon Music also curate playlists for almost any activity, mood or occasion.
There is a playlist for everything, including cooking, working out, relaxing, working from home, gaming and dinner parties.
And from time to time, even celebrities curate a list of their favorite songs.
Some of the perks that Prime members enjoy on Amazon Prime Music include:
- Ad-free Music
- Free offline downloads
- Hands-free with Alexa
- Lyrics to sing along
- Connect up to 10 authorized devices to your account
Amazon Prime Music is available on all Amazon Echo devices, along with FireTV, Fire Tablets and many other Alexa-enabled devices.
Free In-game Content On Popular Mobile Games
Another perk of a Prime membership is access to FREE in-game content like power-ups, exclusive collectibles, characters, outfits, skins, themes, in-game currency and more across popular mobile games, refreshed frequently.
Currently, the following free mobile games will be available to Amazon Prime members:
- Ludo King
- World Cricket Championship 2
- World Cricket Championship 3
- Words with Friends 2
- Mafia City
- The Seven Deadly Sins Grand Cross
Read Hundreds Of eBooks For Free
Think of Prime Reading as a private library that lets Prime members read for free. It includes a selection of more than 1,000 books and magazines.
Read as much as you want from hundreds of eligible eBooks, comics and more. With a catalogue across fiction and literature, romance, non-fiction, quick reads, and eBooks in Indian languages, you will always find something to read.
Enjoy Prime Reading on your Kindle E-reader or install the free Kindle reading app on mobile, tablet, PC or Mac. You can also try Prime Reading on the 2MB Kindle Lite Android App designed for Indian users.
To read on the go, you can also download up to 10 titles on your device. If you want more titles, you will be prompted to return one title to download a new choice.
Free & Fast Delivery
Amazon Prime members get unlimited FREE One-Day and Two-Day delivery on eligible items, to over a hundred cities. They not only have an option to choose from more than 40 million Prime eligible items but also save Rs. 100 on one-day delivery & Rs. 80 on two-day delivery.
A prime member can also enjoy discounted Same-Day and Morning Delivery to pin-codes in select cities across India.
Prime items not eligible for fast delivery to your location will always qualify for free Standard delivery with no minimum order value.
The following delivery benefits are available to Prime members when buying Prime eligible items:
|Shipping speeds||Charges for Amazon Prime Members||Charges for Non-Prime Members|
|Standard Delivery||Free||Rs.40 (if order value is below Rs.499)|
Free (if order value is Rs.499 or more)
|Amazon Pantry||Rs.30 (If Amazon Pantry order value is below Rs.799)|
Free (If Amazon Pantry order value is Rs.799 or more.)
|Rs.59 (If Amazon Pantry order value is below Rs.799)|
Free (If Amazon Pantry order value is Rs.799 or more.)
|Express delivery for Prime now||Rs.49||N.A.|
Do note that guaranteed one-day/two-day/same-day/no-rush/morning/scheduled delivery is only offered in select cities and available only on eligible items.
Early Access To Deals & Offers
From time to time, Amazon India also has select lightning deals or deals of the day that are exclusively for Prime members. Similar to the early access deals, a deal exclusively meant for Prime customers will be labelled with Prime Exclusive Deal badge on the Today’s Deals page.
Not only that, but Prime members can also enjoy additional discounts through exclusive coupons. All they need to do is collect a coupon for the product they want to buy. The discount is automatically applied at the time of checkout.
Earn Unlimited 5% Reward Points
By using the Amazon Pay ICICI Bank credit card eligible Prime members can enjoy unlimited 5% reward points and always-on No Cost EMI on Amazon.in.
Amazon Pay ICICI Bank credit card is a lifetime free credit card issued by ICICI Bank in association with Amazon Pay (India) Private Limited (Amazon) and VISA.
Customers don’t have to pay any joining fees or annual fees when purchasing this card. Unfortunately, this card is currently available to users residing in 35 Indian cities only.
The following benefits can be availed on Amazon Pay ICICI Bank credit card by Prime members:
- Unlimited 5% Reward points for non-EMI purchases on Amazon.in
- Unlimited 2% Reward points on 100+ Amazon Pay partner merchants
- Unlimited 1% Reward points on all other payments outside Amazon
- 1% surcharge waiver for all fuel purchases
- Unlimited 2% Reward points on flight bookings via Amazon.in
It rewards customers for purchases on and off Amazon with reward points in the form of Amazon Pay balance. 1 reward point is equal to 1 Re. There is no limit on the Reward points earned with this credit card. The points don’t have an expiry date either.
The reward points are redeemable across 17 crore+ products on Amazon.in and across 100+ Amazon Pay partner merchants. There is no minimum redemption amount and no fees on redeeming earnings.
If you don’t already have an Amazon Prime membership, you’re missing out on loads of deals and offers.
To enjoy Prime benefits, you can get Prime membership by paying Rs.129 per month or Rs.999 per year or Rs. 329 for 3 months.
Once you become a Prime member you can avail of all the membership benefits without paying any additional costs.
Remember, if you want to shop on Amazon India on 6th & 7th August during Prime Day sale, you need to be a Prime Member.
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