Do you subscribe to Amazon Prime program? Which plan are you on: monthly or yearly?
If you decided to go for an Amazon Prime subscription renewed every month, you need to know its price has just been raised by Amazon.
So far, you’ve been paying for the service $10.99 per month. From now on, the price is raised to $12.99, which is 18% change.
New Prime subscribers will pay the new price immediately. Existing monthly Prime members will see the new price for renewals happening after February 18, 2018. A monthly fee for a Prime Student discounted membership has also been increased, from $5.49 to $6.49.
The yearly fee of Amazon Prime stays at the same level – $99. And Prime Student remains at $49.
The price of the yearly subscription was raised once, in March 2014, from $79 to $99, although Amazon was considering giving it the $119/year price tag.
Many monthly Prime subscribers will probably start thinking about getting the annual plan, while it’s still kept under $100.
What does the price increase of Amazon Prime mean to the family budget?
So far, for a monthly subscription, you’d been spending $10.99 × 12 = $131.88. If you accept the new price (it means: if you do nothing with your subscription), in a year from now the total cost of the Prime membership for your family will be $12.99 × 12 = $155.88. It’s $24 more compared to the previous monthly rate, and $56.88 more compared to the 12-month subscription plan.
Do you think you’d need to revise the subscription? Amazon offers three Prime membership plans.
• • •
More to explore:
- Several iPad cases and accessories from JETech are up to 40% off on Amazon
- Amazon celebrates World Book Day by offering free Kindle books in translation
- This case will let you show off your golden Kindle Oasis
- Kindle Oasis is now available in Champagne Gold
- Original Spot wall mount holder for Amazon Echo Dot is currently 45% off
Want even more? Check out all articles in this topic: Amazon.
Start the discussion
Tips and tricks
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017) – specs, reviews, comparisons, more
What to quickly decide whether Amazon’s Fire HD 8 tablet is right for you? Here you will find everything you need: full tech specs, comparisons with similar tablets, review highlights from top bloggers, and more.
Khomo rear case is a perfect fit for your iPad Pro with Smart Cover and Apple Pencil
A slim cover from Khomo will protect the back of your iPad, store Apple Pencil, and go well with both the Smart…
35 gifts your dad will love as much as he loves books
A list of the unique gifts for the dad who has everything and who loves reading books. Personal accessories, home decor ideas, tech gadgets, digital subscriptions, Kindle bundles, and more.
25 unique cases and sleeves for the 2017 iPad Pro 10.5 and 12.9
A selection of the most functional covers and sleeves designed for Apple iPad Pro tablets released in 2017: Pro 10.5 and Pro 12.9. Leather sleeves, keyboard cases, stand covers, rotating stands, military-grade cases, and more. Amazon, Etsy, Otterbox.
50 best case covers and accessories for your Nook e-reader and tablet
A list of fashionable, well-designed Nook case covers and accessories. Nook GlowLight & GlowLight Plus, Nook Tab A 7.0, Nook Tab S2 8.0, and Nook Tab E 9.6.
50 short books for busy people
Best short books you can read in less than three hours. Novels and novellas you can’t miss, short stories, and most interesting non-fiction books.