Amazon Tip #8: Memberships


Amazon Prime, Amazon Mom, and Amazon Student are different membership programs offered by that you might consider. Each of the programs have their own eligibility requirements, promotions, and offer free shipping (no minimum price) for varying periods of time. I’ve listed the highlights of each program below:

Amazon Prime

  • Eligibility: Current membership fee of $79/year. However, you can get a 30 day free trial.
  • Free Two-Day Shipping on millions of eligble items
  • Unlimited instant streaming for slect movies and tv shows
  • Access to a free Kindle book to borrow each month. (If you dont have a Kindle, you can use the free Kindle app to read Kindle books).

Amazon Student


  • Eligibility: Must be a student enrolled in a college or university with a valid .edu email
  • Exclusive discounts and promotions
  • 6 months of free 2 days shipping with Amazon Prime
  • Ability to extend Amazon Prime benefits at just $39/year for up to 4 years.


Amazon Mom

  • 3 months of free two-day shipping with amaon Prime
  • 20% off diapers & wipes auto delivered with Subscribe and Save
  • Exclusive discounts and deals


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