If you subscribe to Amazon Prime through their monthly plan today may be the day to look at switching over to a yearly subscriptions. Starting today Amazon Prime members who pay monthly for the service will see their payments jump from $10.99 a month to 12.99 a month. ($155.88 a year) If you pay for an early annual membership the cost will still be just $99 a year a $56.88 savings.
With Amazon Prime, you get the 2-day free shipping on orders sold by Amazon but there is a lot more that comes with the membership. Subscribers get access to Amazon Prime Video with a growing list of movies and TV shows and now NFL Thursday Night Football. Prime offers exclusive access to deals on Amazon that non-members do not get. You can also get access to over a thousand top Kindle books for free with Prime and early access to new books every month.
It does not stop their Prime members also get access to unlimited free photos. Love music? Well with Prime you get access to a collection of music for free as part of your Amazon Prime membership.
Amazon did not say what pushed them to change the monthly cost of Prime but it seems clear that they would prefer you to subscribe to the yearly membership.
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