Quick, fast and free delivery within one or two days, thirty minutes early access to exclusive deals and more perks from Amazon India.
Amazon India has launched the popular Amazon Prime premium membership program in India. Way similar to Flipkart’s First service, Amazon Prime subscribers gets unlimited free fast delivery on any order value, early access lightning deals, and member-only exclusives.
So how much for the premium service? One can opt for the Amazon Prime membership program by paying Rs 499 per year, which is an introductory pricing. A discount of Rs 500 over the actual price of Rs 999 on the annual subscription fee. To try the service out, Amazon is offering a 60-days free trial [link].
Coming back to the benefits of Amazon Prime, the premium membership offers customers exclusive shopping privileges. The best part is the free delivery with Amazon Fulfilled on all orders with no minimum order size needed. Without Prime, you usually end up paying an extra shipping charge on all orders below Rs 499.
In twenty Indian cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Prime users can choose same-day, morning or scheduled delivery at a discounted fee of Rs 50 per order.
In addition to the fast and free delivery option, Prime members can get thirty minutes early access to lightning deals every day, deals of the day and member-only exclusives.
Not all products are eligible for Amazon Prime service, though, one need to keep a lookout for the Prime badge beside the product listing to find products with Prime benefits. One can also use the Prime logo filter to view Prime-eligible items.
Amazon Prime benefits
- Free one-day and two-day delivery on all orders.
- Same-day, morning or scheduled delivery at a low fee of Rs 50 per order.
- Amazon Fulfilled free delivery on all orders.
- No minimum order value required for free standard delivery.
- 30 minutes early access to Lightning Deals and Deals of the Day on Amazon India.
- Prime members exclusive deals.
Amazon India is also looking to bring Prime Video service for Prime users. Prime Video offers exclusive access to Amazon Original Series and Movies, just like Netflix. In addition, one will have access to premium movies and TV shows from Indian and global media houses.