For $7.99 a month, the monthly plan provides all of the same benefits Prime members love on a flexible payment schedule
SEATTLE, WA, Aug. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ: AMZN) Amazon Canada today introduced a monthly membership option for Prime members. At $7.99, the monthly option offers Prime members in Canada an alternative to the existing annual membership, which is $79.
"Prime brings together the best of entertainment and shopping into a simple package at an unbelievable value for Canadians. With the launch of a monthly membership, we have added yet another easy way to enjoy Prime benefits," said Mike Strauch, country manager for Amazon Canada.
Since launching in January 2013 as an annual membership program for $79, Prime has continued to expand in Canada with more benefits and services to meet customers' diverse needs. The rate of sign-ups has also expanded in Canada, with the number of Prime members doubling in the last 18 months.
Today, Prime in Canada includes digital benefits such as unlimited access to award-winning movies and TV shows with Prime Video, access to over one million songs on Prime Music, unlimited photo storage with Prime Photos and Twitch Prime. Prime members also receive 30-minute early access to select Lightning Deals, get discounts compliments of Amazon Family and have access to various fast, free shipping options including FREE Two-Day Shipping on millions of items, Prime FREE One-Day Delivery in over six cities and Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery in Toronto and Vancouver.
Eligible customers can begin to experience the many benefits of Prime by starting a 30-day free trial and selecting the membership of their choice at amazon.ca/prime.
Every Day Made Better with Prime
Prime was designed to make your life better every single day. Over 100 million paid members around the world enjoy the many benefits of Prime, including shopping and entertainment. In Canada, that includes unlimited access to award-winning movies and TV episodes with Prime Video, access to over one million songs on Prime Music, unlimited photo storage with Prime Photos, Twitch Prime, early access to select Lightning Deals, and more. Prime was built on the foundation of unlimited fast, free shipping and members receive Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery in Toronto and Vancouver, Prime FREE One-Day Delivery in over six cities, and unlimited FREE Two-Day Shipping on millions of items. Eligible customers can start a free trial of Amazon Prime at amazon.ca/prime.
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