Amazon India launched its Premium membership service Amazon Prime with first 60-day free trial

Amazon has launched its premium membership service Amazon Prime in India which offers you faster shipping for free. Prime members at Amazon enjoy unlimited FREE One-Day and Two-Day Delivery, early access to Lightning Deals (30-minute early access to new deals) and more. It also offers morning and scheduled deliveries with no minimum order size. Users can sign up for Amazon Prime membership via the Amazon website, starting with a 60-day free trial. If you sign up now, Amazon Prime will cost Rs. 499 for a year (limited period offer) after the 60 day trial, the usual subscription cost is Rs. 999 per year.

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Benefits for Amazon Prime members

  • FREE One-Day and Two-Day delivery on eligible items to eligible address (over a hundred cities in India)
  • No minimum order size required for FREE Standard Delivery.
  • 30-minute early access to Lightning Deals on Amazon.in
  • Exclusive Lightning Deals and Deals of the Day for Prime members
  • Discounted Same-Day, Morning and Scheduled Delivery: Across pin codes in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and more cities at Rs.50, which costs Rs. 150 to non-Prime members.

Amazon delivery benefits to Prime members:

Shipping Speed Amazon Prime Member Price Non-Prime Member Price
One-Day Delivery Free Rs.100
Two-Day Delivery Free Rs.80
Standard Delivery

(2-4/4-7/7-10 business days)

Free Orders with items that are Fulfilled by Amazon worth Rs. 499 or more will qualify for free delivery. A delivery charge of Rs.40 will be applied otherwise.
Same-Day Delivery Discounted price of Rs.50. Rs. 150
Morning Delivery Discounted price of Rs.50. Rs. 150
Scheduled Delivery Discounted price of Rs.50. Rs. 150

There are no limits on the number of fast deliveries a customer can avail. Click Here to sign-up for Amazon Prime Membership. You will not be charged for Sign-up to the Prime Service.

Guaranteed one-day/two-day/same-day/morning/scheduled delivery is only offered to select cities. Different cities are sorted in groups of one-day/two-day/same-day/morning/scheduled delivery list. You can check here in which category your city  falls.

One also need to remember that Amazon Prime members will not qualify for free delivery on all products but only on products with the Prime logo marked  next to the pricing, so you will need to look for the Prime logo against products.

“We are very excited to bring Prime to our customers in India. With Prime, guaranteed one-day delivery becomes an everyday experience instead of an occasional indulgence, and with no minimum purchases, it provides unlimited convenience all year long,” said Amit Agarwal, Vice-President & Country Head, Amazon India. Amazon Prime services very popular in the countries such as the US and UK. 

Amazon is not launching their content service which includes Amazon Video and Amazon Music, but Amazon says that it will launch Prime Video soon for the Prime subscribers. Amazon prime video includes Amazon Original Series and Movies, as well as premium movies and TV shows from Indian and global content providers.

Click here to sign-up for the initial 60 day free subscription. After free subscription period you can decide to continue (Rs. 499/year) or to stop the services.

If you won’t continue with the prime services after 60 day free trial, you won’t be charged for anything what you have availed all the offers during the free subscription period. If you don’t want the Amazon prime membership, enjoy the free subscription period to avail the faster and free delivery service and early access to amazon lightning deals for 2 months. You will not be charged for Sign-up to the Prime Service.

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