Six Life-Changing Hacks All Amazon Prime Members Need to Know

Blog | September 16th, 2020

Amazon Prime membership, we have all heard of it and most of us subscribe to it, but do we know all that it offers us? We all know about the free two-day shipping, Prime Video, and early access to Prime Day. What else is there you ask?

Well, we are here to give you some of the life-changing hacks you need to know as an esteemed Amazon Prime member. We want to make sure you are getting everything out of your membership along with the included convenience and extra savings!

Just for Prime Member Deals

As if you didn’t already score in the savings department, being a Prime member gets you more exclusive deals with the Just for Prime section.

When you click Amazon’s search bar drop-down menu, you can choose  “Just for Prime,” to browse Amazon Shopping deals just for Prime members. You can find exclusive savings on items from apparel, jewelry, home, shoes, and wireless.

Click here to discover what “Just for Prime,” deals they have available to you right now!

Prime Members Read Free With Prime Reading

This means an unlimited reading of your choice from thousands of titles, whether you like fiction or non-fiction, shorter works, or children’s books.

They also have books with Audible narration, so if you prefer listening to your books you can actually switch back and forth between reading and listening and it will save your spot!

Fun fact: You don’t need a Kindle to use Prime reading! You can download the Kindle app on any device so you can read anywhere, anytime.

All bookworms, click here for more information.

Amazon Household

There’s no need to pay for multiple memberships in your household!

You can share your Prime with two adults, up to four teens 13-17 years old, and four children 12 and under. You can actually link all of these profiles to the same household.

The Amazon Household Program enables two adult family members to share streaming access to thousands of movies and TV shows with Prime Video!

Prime Members Get More at Whole Foods

Prime members get to enjoy exclusive savings with Prime member deals in-store and an extra 10% off hundreds of sale items throughout the store (excluding alcohol).

To get the savings in-store, just scan your Prime Code in the Whole Foods Market or Amazon Shopping apps, or you can give your mobile number at checkout.

If you prefer to do your shopping online, you can shop through your Amazon app or their website and gain access to free 2-hour grocery delivery, which is currently available in select zip codes.

Extra savings tip: Eligible Prime members get 5% back with the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card!

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Prime Book Box for Kids

This is a subscription exclusive to Prime members that deliver hand-picked children’s books every one, two, or three months!

They offer these boxes for babies all the way to age 12. Each box contains two hardcover books or four board books. Just answer a few questions, so they can personalize the box to your reader!

Using Prime Book Box, you can save up to 40 percent off the list price of the titles they send you.

You can get your first box at $16.99 and then it renews at $19.99. Shipping is always free.

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Variety of FREE Delivery Options

Did you know that if you do not need your order right away, you can earn rewards to use towards future purchases?

We always hear about the free two-day shipping, but Amazon Prime members have a multitude of options when it comes to delivery of their Amazon orders.

Six different options to be exact:
  • Free One-Day Delivery- On more than 10 million items with no minimum purchase!
  • Free Two-Day Delivery- Millions of eligible items delivered quickly and efficiently
  • Free Same-Day Delivery- Available on over three million items on qualifying purchases of $35 or more. In most cases, you can place your order before noon and get your order by 9 p.m.
  • Free No-Rush Shipping- If you don’t need your Prime order right away, this is the option you want to choose. Why? You can earn rewards to use on future purchases!
  • Free Release-Date Delivery- Choose this option on qualified items and you can be the first to get new movies, books, video games, music, and more by 7 p.m. on that date.
  • Free Ultrafast Grocery Delivery- You can get free two-hour delivery on groceries, including fresh food and produce (in select cities).

A standard Amazon Prime membership is $12 a month or $119 a year. For college students, Prime student includes a free six-month free trial, then is offered at a discounted annual fee of only $59.

If we still haven’t convinced you to become an Amazon Prime member based on all of the extra benefits and savings; you can always try their 30-day free trial here to see if all of the benefits work for you!