Amazon announces half-price Prime membership for young adults aged 18-24

Amazon has announced a special offer for young adults between 18 and 24 years of age. They can avail a one-year subscription of Amazon Prime for Rs 500. Generally, a subscriber has to pay Rs 999 for one-year subscription. The offer has been announced for young adults ahead of Prime Day on July 15th-16th.

To buy this membership, consumers between the given age bracket have to sign-up and verify their age to get a cashback of Rs 500 into Amazon Pay balance. The ‘youth offer’ banner under the Prime Membership section of the Amazon app will let interested consumers avail this offer. They will have to pay a sum of Rs 999 through debit/credit cards or net banking. To verify their age, buyers will have to upload their PAN card, proof of mailing address and a photograph.

Amazon Prime Membership is now available at half price for young adults

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After verification, cashback would be credited to their Amazon Pay balance within 10 days. The cashback can be used on purchases, bill payment and recharge on Amazon. It can also be applied to usage on other apps like Swiggy and Book My Show that accept Amazon Pay as a payment method. With Prime membership, consumers gain access to faster deliveries, free music on Amazon Prime Music, movies and TV shows on Prime Video app and books on Prime Reading.

Akshay Sahi, Director and Head of Amazon Prime, said, We recognize that customers in the age group of 18-24 years want the freedom to do more with less. With a 50 percent cashback on Amazon Prime membership, customers can enjoy the best of shopping and entertainment through Prime, while at the same time-saving INR 500 to spend on all their favourite activities like shopping, food delivery, entertainment, travel and more. We are excited to launch this offer in time for Prime Day 2019 and hope that our young customers enjoy the 48-hour celebration that offers Prime members exclusive access to great deals, new launches and blockbuster entertainment.”

Avica Bedi

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