How to Get the Most out of Your Amazon Prime Membership

Get the most out of your Amazon Prime Membership saving you money along the way.
Make the most out of your Amazon prime.

#1 Free one month trial of Amazon Prime 2-day shipping

It’s a try before you buy kinda deal. If Prime isn’t for you, be sure to cancel before the end of the month or you will be locked in for 1 year at $99. Which honestly is a great deal. Read on to learn more.

#2 Prime members earn $ by not taking the 2-day shipping option

If you aren’t in a rush to get your shipment, you can earn a $5 Prime Pantry credit each time you select the no-rush shipping option at checkout.

#3 College students get a FREE 6-month trial of Amazon Prime Student

How to make the most out of your Amazon Prime Membership
Make the most of your Amazon Prime Membership

To join Amazon Prime Student sign up with a valid .edu email address to enjoy 6 months free! After your trial period is over, your membership will be 50% off, that’s a saving of $49 every year you are in school.

#4 Amazon Prime Family members get 20% off diapers


Are you looking for a baby shower gift that keeps on giving? Sign up the mom-to-be for Amazon Prime Family and send the new parents their first box of diapers at 20% off. It’s a gift they can take advantage of for a whole year.


#5 Amazon Prime members get free unlimited photo storage

Prime Photos is a $12 savings for Prime members. You can automatically upload your new photos via the Amazon Photos app, then delete them from your phone to save storage space. More storage = faster phone = not pulling your hair out waiting to things to load.

#6 Prime members earn $5 every time you refer someone

Make money sharing the love. Once they join and make a purchase of at least $10, you get $5 towards your next purchase. Then they tell 2 friends, and they tell 2 friends…you see where I’m going with this, everyone is saving money!

#7 Order pantry staples directly to your door for a flat fee of $5.99

Prime members can fill a 45-pound box of household and grocery items and have it delivered directly to your doorstep. This is an exclusive service for Prime members and is perfect for a busy lifestyle. Be sure to use that Prime Pantry credit we talked about in #2! Don’t forget to check out the Amazon coupons and deals to get the most savings.

#8 Enjoy FREE movies and Amazon Original Series With every Prime Membership

You can watch top rated movies as well as exclusive Amazon Original Series. Another reason to cut the cable!

#9 Read all the books you want for free


With your Prime membership you have unlimited access to over a thousand books, magazines and comics. You can access it directly from your Kindle, iPhone, iPad or any mobile device. It’s like going to the library from your couch.

#10 Listen to commercial free music

Prime Music has a selection of over 2 million songs (and growing) available to your mobile device whenever you want to listen. No need to download a play list before you go running or to the gym. Prime will get you pumped!

#11 Early access to Prime Deals

Prime members have early access to Prime Day and Lightning Deals This benefit comes in handy when hot items sell out within minutes. Prime day starts July 11 but don’t stop there, Black Friday deals will be here before you know it!

#12 De-clutter with Amazon Trade-In program


Earn Amazon gift cards by trading in items such as books, electronics, dvd’s, and video games. No need to spend all weekend having a garage sale, save time and money with the Amazon Trade-In program. This program works for college textbooks as well.


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4 thoughts on “How to Get the Most out of Your Amazon Prime Membership

  1. These are some great perks. I’ve been a member for several years and I’ve never heard of most of them. I will start referring people so I can get the referral fee.


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