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10 Lesser Known Amazon Prime Benefits You’re Probably Not Using

Amazon Prime has a ton of benefits (more than just free two-day shipping), but are you using them all for your $99/year? Here is a list of what you might be missing out on.

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10 Amazon Prime Benefits you’re probably not using:

  1. The book Lending Library now has 500,000 titles:
  2. Unlimited Photo Storage via Cloud Drive Photos app (this still is available). In fact, you have a ton of space on Amazon drive.
  3. Flying on JetBlue? You can watch your Amazon Prime video content on the flight for free:
  4. Credit for No Rush Delivery. If you don’t use the 2-day shipping you can get a $1-3 credit to purchase MP3s or rent a movie
  5. Kindle Books: Choose one featured early release book for free every month with Kindle First.
  6. Share Your Membership: This has been around forever, but not many know of it. You can share your Prime Membership with up to four people in your household:
    • To start sharing, sign into your Amazon account
      Once signed in, go to “Manage Prime Membership”.
      Click on “Invite, a household member.” Then enter your birthday as well as enter the name, relationship, birthday and e-mail address of up to four people you’d like to share your free shipping benefits with.
  7. Music — yes music. It’s not as popular as say Spotify. Still, it is free. Also, if you purchase a CD, you get the digital copy as well with what the company calls AutoRip.
  8. Prime Members are eligible for exclusive savings on Physical Video Games starting in the Pre-Order phase until two weeks after release.
  9. Prime Now – Get free two-hour delivery on over 10,000 items. You can also get free restaurant delivery as well from popular hot spots.
  10. And I would be remiss if I didn’t talk about the huge online library of movies and TV you get with Amazon Video. This includes shows from HBO like Six Feet Under and The Wire. These are older shows, but free for Prime members. You can even download the video content now to your various devices.
  11. Yes I know, we said we would share 10 Amazon tips with you. But, we love our readers so here’s a bonus tip, which btw happens to be my favorite! Amazon customers can make one simple change when shopping at Amazon and 0.5% of all purchases will be donated to their favorite charity. 

And for even more about Amazon and the Echo with Alexa, check out our archive of Amazon articles.

Did I miss any? Leave a comment below and let us know your favorite Amazon Prime benefits people might not know about.

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2 Responses to 10 Lesser Known Amazon Prime Benefits You’re Probably Not Using

  1. Alex Leopold August 10, 2016 at 7:20 pm #

    Free shipping and Amazin Music is what I’m doing now… Cancelled Pandora.

  2. Vibudh August 14, 2016 at 12:30 am #

    Nice article… Now I will be registering for amazon prime

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