- An Amazon Prime membership offers many benefits, including fast shipping on tens of thousands of products, and access to movies, music, books, and more.
- Prime members can save money on groceries, household cleaning products, diapers, baby food, and many other staples.
- An Amazon Prime membership also offers access to services like “try before you buy” clothing samples and unlimited cloud photo storage.
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When Amazon launched Amazon Prime back in 2005, it was a membership that guaranteed free two-day shipping on all sorts of different products. That was enough for me; my wife and I became Prime Members in 2006 and have enjoyed fast, free shipping on everything from cat litter to candy to books to beach towels ever since.
And if that’s all Prime ever was — a fast, free shipping plan — it would be worth the $119 annual fee (or less, depending on your circumstances) based on how much we save in shipping costs by using Prime.
But today, Amazon Prime is so much more than just a two-day shipping membership.