If you’re a student you know all too well that every penny counts, and Amazon just made it a whole lot easier to save up those pennies. Beginning immediately, Amazon dropped the already discounted monthly cost of its discounted Amazon Prime subscription for students — and students are still eligible for a free 6-month trial!
All you have to do is head over to this page on the Amazon site and sign up with your EDU email address, and you’ll be able to start your free 6-month Amazon Prime trial. Once the 6-month period ends, you’ll pay just $5.49 per month for Prime as a student. That’s a huge discount compared to the $10.99 per month or the $99 per year the rest of us have to pay…
Here are some of the many Prime benefits listed on Amazon’s website:
Fast, FREE shipping on over 50 million eligible items
Free Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime
Need a last minute gift? Can’t get out of the house? Realize you forgot to pick up something? With FREE Two-Day Shipping and more from Amazon Prime, your shopping problems are solved. You get unlimited deliveries with no minimum order size, and with millions of eligible items, the options are practically limitless. When shipping to select metro areas, Prime members also get FREE Same-Day Delivery on over a million items and FREE 2-hour delivery with Prime Now on daily essentials and groceries. With FREE release-date delivery on eligible pre-order items, you can enjoy highly anticipated books, movies, and video games as soon as possible.
Enjoy instant access to video streaming
Prime includes popular movies and TV shows
Make every night a movie night with Prime Video. Your Prime membership includes instant access to thousands of movies and TV shows at no additional cost. Catch Amazon Original Series like Golden Globe-winning Transparent, Mozart in the Jungle, and Goliath, Emmy-winning Man in the High Castle, or exciting and wildly popular The Grand Tour. Stream on select Smart TVs, Roku, Xbox, Amazon Fire TV, iPhones, tablets, and Android devices. Download entertainment to your device to watch offline anywhere.
College deals & exclusive promotions
Top deals for Students on electronics, school supplies and more
We find the deals — you shop, save and enjoy. Prime Student works with hundreds of vendors to surface great deals just for Students. Whether you are headed to college yourself, have a child going to college, or are looking for the perfect gift for a college student, we have you covered. From laptops and video games to study snacks and office supplies, you’ll find it here. Happy Off-to-College shopping!
Books, Magazines & More
Unlimited reading on any device
Prime Reading gives you unlimited access to over a thousand books, current issue magazines, books with Audible narration, comics, Kindle Singles, and more. With access from any device – including your phone, tablet, or Kindle – you can read however you want, whenever you want.
All your photos, together at last
Free unlimited photo storage
Your Prime membership comes with free unlimited photo storage through Prime Photos, which lets you securely save as many photos as you like and see them on your phone, computer, or tablet. You can share this Prime benefit and give free photo storage to up to five family members or friends. Collect photos together with your invited family and friends in the Family Vault and store memories from everyone in one safe place. New photo search technology makes it easy to find specific photos by searching for things like “sunset” or “Seattle,” and your photos are organized automatically so it’s easy to find and enjoy them.
Get Early Access
30-minute early access to select Amazon Lightning Deals
Consider yourself a techy, the best-styled fashionista on the block, or just an everyday savvy shopper? Be among the first to decide what’s hot and what’s not. Get 30-minute early access to select Lightning Deals on Amazon.
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