If you aren't already one of the roughly 65 million people with an Amazon Prime membership, you might want to join the club.
Making the leap unlocks massive benefits that go way beyond free two-day shipping.
It's a free and convenient way to order groceries, household items and even beer and wine.
People on government assistance who have an EBT or Medicaid card may qualify for an even lower monthly rate of .99, which comes out to .88 over 12 months. Those looking for discounts on Amazon Prime memberships might get lucky during certain promotional periods when Amazon has historically offered membership deals to new customers.The fee went down to when it launched its original series "The Grand Tour." Shortly after, Amazon celebrated its double win at the 73rd Annual Golden Globes by slashing Amazon Prime fees to just .S.-based college course and has a valid email address.You can also pay month-to-month for Prime Student, which comes out to .49 a month.There are thousands of lower-priced products on Amazon that are classified as add-on items because they're cost prohibitive to ship on their own.
You're not supposed to be able to order them by themselves because of that reason, but there are two loopholes. If you have an Alexa device, like the Amazon Echo or Echo Dot, simply order the add-on item via Alexa and it will ship for free by itself.
Eligible items are marked with a little Prime logo next to the price tag and don't include third-party sellers.
For non-Prime members, standard shipping is free on orders over .
Depending on where you live, you can take advantage of free same-day delivery and grocery deliveries via Amazon Fresh or Prime Now.
Anyone can sign up for a free 30-day trial before committing to the annual fee.
From total costs to hidden programs to perks you didn't know existed, here's a comprehensive breakdown of what it means to be an Amazon Prime member.