As a frugal mom, I bet you’ve spent a bit of time wondering – “Is Amazon Prime Worth the Money?” I know I did for quite some time. And, I can tell you now that it is definitely worth the money.
I held off for awhile because I just wasn’t sure it was worth spending the money each year, but there are so many benefits that most people would be crazy NOT to have a membership.
It has saved me money and time in so many ways that I can’t even count. I go to Amazon multiple times per week. Not just to make purchases, but to do research and planning, too. On top of that, I use many of the other benefits that are included in the membership and each one saves me money or improves my life.
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1. Free 2-day shipping
This is by far the most common reason that people pay for Amazon Prime. It was always annoying to try to add extra things to my cart in order to reach the free shipping threshold. As a mom, I’m always running out of things and a dash to the store is not that simple. Now, I just order it from Amazon and it shows up right at my door.
Now, though, I just add things to my cart or even use 1-click ordering to save time.
2. Earn Credits if You Choose No-Rush Shipping
We love our 2-day shipping, but there are many times that we really don’t need it. If you choose no-rush shipping, Amazon will reward you with credits ($1-$5) that you can use on other services. Yeah! Earn FREE products by being patient.
3. Prime Video for Movies and TV Shows
There really are a lot of great movies and TV shows available on Prime. Seriously, more than you could ever watch. And, the Amazon Originals are amazing! They’ve really outdone themselves.
I gave up all satellite and cable TV years ago and have not missed it at all. We now use our Amazon Fire Stick (which you can buy for under $40) to watch all kinds of apps … Hulu, Netflix, Prime TV, HBO, there are a ton of channels available for free.
4. Keeps Me Out of the Stores
As a busy mom, I just don’t have time to be running to the store all the time. I also have that $100 Target problem. You know … the one where you run in for shampoo, but you end up coming out with $100 worth of stuff that you probably could have done without.
YEP, that’s me.
With Amazon Prime, I can buy my shampoo, school supplies, groceries, clothes, tools, etc. all at one store without leaving the house. That’s Time and Money, Baby!
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5. Amazon Music
I used to use Spotify and Pandora, but I added Amazon Music to my phone a couple years ago and I Love It! There are so many great playlists to choose from. I also love that I can listen to entire albums from my favorite artists. They even allow downloading, so I don’t have to be connected to wifi in order to listen to my music. Get a free trial of Amazon Music Unlimited, Here.
- Over 2 million songs
- Download for offline listening
6. Prime Reading
Prime members can read from over a thousand books, magazines, comics, kindle singles, and more. And, there’s no need to buy a kindle (though I absolutely love mine), you can download the kindle app and read from any device.
With this free service, you’ll never run out of things to read.
7. Prime Now
FREE 2-Hour Delivery
Super-fast delivery on daily essentials and groceries with Prime Now
- Shop tens of thousands of items including household essentials, Amazon’s Kindle, Echo, Fire & more
- Local market delivery available in some cities
- Available in select major US cities
8. Prime Pantry
With a monthly membership fee of only $4.99 you get all these benefits. Or, you can skip the membership and pay a $7.99 fee per order.
- Thousands of everyday household essentials offered exclusively on Amazon through Prime Pantry.
- Low prices, hundreds of exclusive coupons and $6 off orders that contain 5 qualifying items.
- Shop everyday sizes. No more buying in bulk. Buy what you need, when you need it.
- Get UNLIMITED shipping included on every Prime Pantry order $40 or more.
- Get a FREE 30 Day Trial Here
9. Household Benefits = Sharing
The Amazon Household Program enables two adult family members and up to four children to share the best of Prime.
10. Twitch Prime
Twitch is the worlds leading social video and community platform for gamers, video game culture, and creative arts. Every day millions of people gather to watch and talk about video games and more than 2 million streamers.
- Pre-order price guarantee
- Release date delivery
- Discount on pre-order box games
- Rotating selection of FREE digital games and in-game loot
- Free Twitch channel subscription
- Add-free viewing
- Free teen account when parents have account
11. Unlimited Photo Storage
Prime Photos offers free online photo storage to Prime members, who can save and share unlimited photos on desktop, mobile, and tablet. Share with up to 5 people.
Use the iOS or Android mobile apps to auto-save your photos, then safely delete them from your phone to free up space on your device. You can access your content anywhere, across desktop, mobile, and tablet.
Backed by 24/7 Customer Service and Top-Notch Amazon Security
12. Early Access to Deals
Every day there are new deals and you’ll be able to learn about them and have access first as a Prime member.
13. Audible and Free Audible Channels
Audible, an Amazon company, offers the world’s largest selection of digital audiobooks and spoken word content. With Audible, customers can listen anytime and anywhere to professionally-narrated audiobooks across a wide range of genres. Get 2 Free Audiobooks and a Free Trial of Audible, here.
If you already have an Amazon Prime membership, make sure you check out all these benefits. I bet you’re missing out by not using them all.
If you DON’T have your Amazon Prime membership yet, go HERE to get your free 30-day trial. You’ll be able to start using these benefits right away.
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TWO-DAY SHIPPING IS MOST REASON MOST PEOPLE SIGN UP FOR A MEMBERSHIP, BUT YOU CAN SEE THAT I REALLY GIVES YOU SO MUCH MORE.
DO YOU HAVE A MEMBERSHIP YET? IF YOU DO, I’D LOVE TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR FAVORITE FEATURES IN THE COMMENTS!
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