Are you making the most of your Amazon Prime benefits?
Having an Amazon Prime accounts comes with more benefits that only next day delivery. But if you’re not explored it much, you might not know what you could be missing out on.
Don’t worry we’re here to help. Read on for these nine unbeatable Amazon Prime Benefits you won’t want to miss.
1. Discounts From No-Rush Shipping
If you’re in no rush for your order, you could earn rewards by waiting. Either a reward on future purchases or an immediate discount.
Your reward will get added to your accounts once the seller ships your No-Rush order. This is automatic, as is applying these rewards to orders that qualify for them.
2. Share Prime Membership
You can share your Prime membership with one other adult and four non-adults. This means all the family can get the benefits of your membership too. And you don’t need to give direct access (password, etc.) either.
The only thing is that the people sharing your account must live with you. So, you can only share it with people in your household. To invite someone, you need their:
- email address
They then get an invitation to accept. To do this, they’ll need to input your birthday.
3. Ad-Free Prime Video
Prime Video is right up there with the likes of Netflix and Hulu for choice and quality. It’s got all sorts of original and classic TV shows, as well as modern and classic hit movies too. There’s something for everyone and there aren’t any ads to sit through.
Some notable Amazon Originals include:
- Manchester by the Sea
- Man in the High Castle
- The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel
- Sneaky Pete
You can extend your access with “add-on” channels. This grants you access to specific channels and content like HBO, PBS, Anime Strike and many more.
4. Prime Reading
For all the book lovers, there is the benefit of Prime Reading too. This is a digital book service that let’s you choose up to 10 books out of 1,000 library items.
This includes audiobooks, magazines and books. You don’t need a Kindle either, with the Kindle app you can get access on your Android or iOS device.
Amazon’s library includes a vast array of genres, so there’s certain to be something you’ll like. You can’t get Prime Reading on it’s own as a standalone. You can test it via the 30-day Amazon Prime free trial though.
5. Set Delivery Days
With Amazon Prime’s Amazon Day, you can schedule all deliveries to come on a set day of the week. This means you don’t have to deal with an endless stream of boxes arriving on different days.
Perfect if you’re on a tight schedule or can only be in on a certain day. And for cutting back on packaging and helping the environment.
If you use this feature, it won’t lock you in. If you need something fast, you still have access to the fast shipping options. It’s a handy feature to make use of.
6. Twitch Prime
We’ve covered movie and TV buffs, and bookworms so here’s a benefit for all you gamers. Amazon is the owner of the popular streaming channel Twitch.tv, used by a lot of gaming streamers and dev teams.
Amazon offers Twitch Prime for it’s Amazon Prime members that comes with a huge range or perks. The best benefit is a range of free games and in-game loot. The free games will change each month, but any you download stay in your library for future access.
If you like following streamers, you’ll also get a free channel subscription a month. There are exclusive sub only perks like chat privileges, badges and cool emotes.
7. Unlimited Photo Storage
Computer disasters are a nightmare at the best of times, but it’s even worse when you lose data. Losing photo libraries is like losing memories, and you can’t replace them.
With Amazon Prime, you can store your entire photo library (in full quality) on the cloud for free. This is all thanks to the Amazon Photos feature.
You can upload all your pictures and keep them organized by the date they’re taken. If you have photos of places and people, you can also make tags for them. They’re all available to redownload any time.
Although it’s not covered by Prime, Amazon also offer cloud storage for any file format. This is under the Amazon S3 platform. You can use this on any platform, including Mac. See https://setapp.com/how-to/use-amazon-s3-on-mac for more details.
8. Prime Music
Don’t think we’ve forgotten the music lovers. If you listen to music online a lot, then Prime Music is a must have benefit you shouldn’t miss.
Amazon has a library of over a million albums and songs. And with Amazon Prime, you can access them all for free.
This includes unlimited skips, no ads and Prime Playlists. If you don’t like those, you can create your own playlists too.
9. Prime Day and Lightening Deals
Amazon offers a deals program which they call Lightening Deals. It’s an item offered at a discount for a set period of time. They aren’t exclusive to Prime members, but you do get early access.
For some deals (not all), you’ll get a 30 minute head start on the offer. It’s a huge benefit for those bargains as they sell out in no time at all. And this way, you won’t miss out.
Amazon Prime members can also access Prime Day. It’s an annual event where Amazon lower prices of thousands of items across the site.
If you want to buy an Amazon device, Prime Day is the best time to do it. In fact, it’s a great time for any electronic device. But it’s not only electronics, there’s a whole host of bargains.
Amazon Prime Deals You Won’t Want to Miss
So, there you have it! Now you know these nine Amazon Prime benefits, what are you waiting for?
There’s something on offer for everyone, from film buffs and bookworms to music lovers and gamers. With storage options, your photos and data can stay safe. And you’ll get access to great, efficient delivery along with savings and bargains.
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