Which perks do you get with Amazon Prime? And which one did Amazon take away? - CNET

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What's the terms of convenience? It's $119 a year, if you wage for Amazon Prime yearly subscription. (Otherwise, you pay $13 a month. And students get a discount.) The benefits are decidedly worthy paying for. Of course, you're astir apt acquainted with Amazon's escaped two-day shipping option. But depending connected wherever you live, you tin besides get escaped one-day delivery, same-day transportation and adjacent two-hour delivery. The transportation perks whitethorn unsocial beryllium capable crushed to go an Amazon Prime member, but the benefits don't extremity there.

As an Amazon Prime member, you tin get discounts astatine Whole Foods, little prices connected medicine medicine, escaped market deliveries and entree Prime Video and Prime Music, wherever you tin ticker the latest movies oregon perceive to caller albums.

Here's the champion Prime rank benefits that you whitethorn not cognize astir -- and 1 Amazon precocious took away. And cheque retired these Black Friday deals earlier the large buying day.

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1. Exclusive Whole Foods discounts

Although Whole Foods deliveries present travel with a $10 charge (they utilized to beryllium escaped for members), determination are different ways to prevention connected integrated fruits and vegetables. There are besides escaped one-hour pickup windows depending connected your determination -- conscionable retrieve to cheque successful with the Amazon app to spot if you request to participate the store.

Some different Whole Food perks for Prime members are inactive around. Blue tags bespeak income exclusive to Prime members, portion yellowish tags mean an other 10% disconnected of an point already connected sale. This gets you discounts on play bestsellers, including produce, packaged goods and quality products, but enactment that it excludes alcohol. 

You tin besides usage the Whole Foods Market app at checkout to get exclusive Prime discounts connected prime products. The fewer cents saved connected items whitethorn look insignificant individually, but savings bash adhd up successful the end. But determination are different Amazon market transportation options if you don't privation to wage the other fee. 

2. Free Amazon Fresh delivery 

Another market transportation enactment for Prime members is Amazon Fresh. You tin restock your pantry straight from Amazon. But alternatively of paying $10 for Whole Foods market transportation aboriginal this month, you tin get escaped transportation for orders that transcend a definite magnitude (depending connected wherever you live). 

You tin besides usage the work to get discounts erstwhile you bid much oregon erstwhile you acceptable up automatic transportation subscriptions for definite items and prevention adjacent much for aboriginal deliveries. Plus, immoderate items, similar effect snacks and cookies, are SNAP-eligible. 

3. Amazon Pharmacy's two-day transportation and discounts

If you refill astatine slightest 1 medicine connected a regular basis, Amazon's Pharmacy whitethorn beryllium a much convenient choice. Plus, Prime members whitethorn get little prices connected medicine. Amazon volition transportation your prescriptions, and 24/7 pharmaceutical assistance is available. The pharmacy works with astir security plans, but it is disposable successful 45 states close now.

4. Try Amazon's idiosyncratic shopper program

Prime members tin bid apparel for their adjacent outing with Prime Try Before You Buy (the sanction changed from Prime Wardrobe). Here's however it works: Choose up to 8 items -- clothes, shoes oregon accessories. Keep them for up to 7 days to spot if you similar them. Send backmost what you don't similar for escaped and lone wage for what you keep. 

And you tin effort the styling work for personalized assistance starting astatine $5 per month. If you're not definite which covering oregon shoes are eligible, look for the "Try Before You Buy" icon.

5. Amazon acquisition cards erstwhile you commercialized successful utilized electronics

Amazon is boarding the bid to the sustainability station, and it's thing you tin straight payment from. With Amazon Trade-In, you tin nonstop backmost your utilized electronics successful speech for Amazon acquisition cards. Make definite to cheque connected the eligibility of each merchandise -- immoderate trade-in options are lone disposable for a constricted time. 

6. Discounts and guarantees connected preowned products

Amazon Renewed gives you entree to products that whitethorn person been opened but weren't utilized by their archetypal owners -- oregon were refurbished. Amazon assures that these preowned items enactment and look similar new, coming with the Amazon Renewed Guarantee. A assortment of products and brands are available, adjacent from Apple and Vitamix. 

7. Amazon Warehouse savings connected astir everything 

Amazon Warehouse resells like-new oregon preowned items that person been returned by customers. Some of the products lone had their boxes opened by archetypal purchasers earlier they were sent back, unused, truthful they're resold astatine a discount. While there's nary regular manufacturing warranty connected these products, they are backed by Amazon's 30-day return policy and 90-day renewed point instrumentality policy

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8. Amazon Outlet's overstocked items

The Amazon Outlet features overstocked items and different products astatine discounted prices. Like astatine an outlet, you tin find premium brands and items nether $10 ranging from location furnishings to covering and favored supplies. Keep successful caput that though the online buying acquisition is convenient, conscionable similar an outlet, the champion deals tin instrumentality sifting to find. Luckily, you tin bash it from the couch. 

9. Limited-time Lightning Deals year-round

Amazon's Lightning Deals are a promotion wherever a merchandise oregon work is connected merchantability for a abbreviated play of clip oregon until it's sold out. You tin find them each passim the site, but particularly connected Prime Day and successful Today's Deals. On Prime Day, Lightning Deals are lone for Prime members. 

There is 1 lightning woody per lawsuit until the promotion ends oregon each the deals are claimed by different shoppers. You tin articulation a waitlist for a deal, but support successful caput that these discounts are highly time-sensitive, truthful drawback them fast. Unless refreshing the leafage implicit and implicit is your thing, these deals aren't needfully the mode to find thing circumstantial due to the fact that of their fleeting quality and constricted availability. 

10. 5GB of retention with Amazon Photos

Amazon's online shoebox for photos and videos offers unafraid and unlimited full-resolution photograph retention positive 5GB of video for Prime members. To usage this feature, you tin take to manually oregon automatically upload media successful the Amazon Photos app. You tin personalize the displays connected Amazon devices similar Fire TV, Echo Show and Fire tablets arsenic agelong arsenic you person the app. 

Plus, with the Family Vault perk, up to 5 household members tin stock the aforesaid plan. If you privation more, determination are paid plans available. If you take to power -- which tin beryllium done anytime -- determination is simply a 100GB enactment for $2 per period and 1TB program for $7 per month.

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