Know what is Amazon Prime and how to sign up (even for free) it is essential for those who love online shopping. In fact, the platform not only allows access to many offers, such as Prime Day, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but also to be able to purchase many products of different product categories every day that can be delivered to your home, or to a selected collection, in a very short time.
What is Amazon Prime
Amazon Prime is a subscription service that allows its subscribers to choose the free one-day delivery on two million products in the catalog and the delivery in two or three days on many other items, without limits: it is therefore a useful solution for receiving orders in less time without paying shipping costs.
Available for items sold and shipped by Amazon and those sold by third parties and shipped by Amazon provided they are marked with the Amazon Prime icon, the service also provides access to the music catalog of Amazon Music, Prime VideosPrime Reading and so much more.
To proceed with theAmazon Prime membershipan Amazon account and an Italian billing address are obviously required, while those who have never used the service will be able to obtain a free trial for the first 30 days (which can be interrupted whenever you want).
How much does Amazon Prime cost?
Subscribing to the Amazon Prime service includes two types of plans that can be subscribed:
- monthly, with share from 4.99 euros;
- annually, with a single annual solution equal to 49.90 euros.
Amazon also also allows you to activate Amazon Prime Students offering the same services as the classic plan, but at an even more advantageous price: 2.49 euros per month or 24.95 euros per year. Help for the youngest, who often live away from home, thanks also to the 90-day trial period. For to subscribe this type of subscription will only require, in addition to the payment method, a valid university email address and the expected year of graduation.
How to activate a subscription
To activate theAmazon Prime subscription you need to go on signup page and activate the program service by choosing between the two proposed billing types: monthly or annual. Obviously, to do this, you must have a credit card where the cost of the products and the subscription fee for the service will be charged.
Once the registration procedure has been completed, it will be immediately possible to make purchases by choosing the delivery in one day on thousands of catalog items marked with the Amazon Prime logo. In addition, all other related services offered will be immediately active, including Amazon Music for music lovers, Amazon Prime Videos to spend a few hours of entertainment with movies and TV series in streaming or more Amazon Photos, Prime Gaming and much more.
Obviously, the subscription can be deactivated at any time directly from the profile settings accessible through the private area of the site.
The free trial
Finally, for those who are not sure they appreciate all the opportunities offered by the Amazon Prime subscription, e-commerce has for some time now allowed those who have never used the service to obtain a free trial period: currently, in fact, it is possible activate Amazon Prime for free for 30 days. Also in this case there is a discount for students who will be able to try Amazon Prime Student for 90 days free of charge and, only later, decide to activate the subscription at a discounted price.
Source: Vanity Fair
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