5 Reasons Why Amazon Prime Is Worth The Investment
When Amazon Prime was first introduced in the UK they offered free next day delivery on qualifying items for £49 per year. For most people there simply wasn’t enough benefit to justify the cost. A couple of years ago they combined Prime with Lovefilm and put the charge up to £79 per year. Still, arguably, for many, it wasn’t worth the investment.
Now they have added more benefits and in certain circumstances, you could save a lot of money.
No. 1 – Great flexibility
Did you know that Prime free next day delivery is valid to any address? As long as the order comes from your account you can have the item sent anywhere in the UK.
This is particularly useful for birthday and Christmas presents which can otherwise cost a fortune in postage. While the Amazon wrapping price is a bit steep you should still save money. If it’s a friend who won’t mind why not do away with gift wrapping altogether?
To see if you are eligible for this service, please click here.
No. 2 – A growing catalogue
When Lovefilm was rebranded as Prime Video, the catalogue of films and television programmes on offer dramatically expanded to ensure it is a worthwhile investment for lots of people, especially if you have children as many Disney films and popular television programmes like Peppa Pig are now included.
As long as any device you use is linked to the Prime account you should have no trouble accessing the service.
Techadvisor took a closer look at the Prime Video Vs Netflix battle to see who deserved your money. Check out what they had to say by visiting – The best streaming service UK 2018
No. 3 – The agony of choice!
The Kindle Owner’s Lending Library allows you to borrow one book per month free of charge which could save you around £60 per year.
It’s also a great way to try new authors or encourage children to read something a bit different.
Introducing Kindle Owners’ Lending Library
No. 4 – Introducing Prime music
Prime Music is included with your Prime membership. Prime Music is a benefit of an Amazon Prime membership, featuring a curated streaming catalogue of two million songs, always ad-free and on-demand.
You can add songs to your library, create playlists and more.
Again, if you want to try something new this is a great way to explore your musical horizons without spending any extra money.
The Verge makes a compelling case for the addition of Prime music to the package makes Prime an overall better package offering better value. To see if you agree, please click here.
No. 5 – Need a delivery in a hurry?
Finally, if you live in certain areas of London, Surrey or Coventry you can benefit from the new Prime Now service which offers same day one hour delivery for £6.99 or same day delivery within a two-hour time slot free of charge.
An unnecessary extravagance perhaps? We’ll have to wait and see.
The guys over at Skint Dad have taken a closer look into this very subject. Have a look at what they had to say Is Amazon Prime Worth It? We’ve Taken a Proper Look…
We can’t tell you whether it’s worth the investment but if you regularly send parcels to friends and family, enjoy watching films and like to read it could be worth investigating.
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