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Amazon Prime membership to get costlier from December 13th: Check new price, membership details

Highlights

  • Amazon Prime subscription’s price will increase by up to 50 percent
  • The revised pricing will come into effect in India from December 13th, 2021
  • The pricing of all three Prime subscription plans will increase

Amazon Prime membership’s price in India will increase in December. Last month, a banner had appeared on the retailer site to inform users about the price hike. At that time, the company had revealed the revised pricing of all three subscription plans, but it did not confirm the date from when the new pricing will come into effect.

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The Prime membership includes plenty of benefits like fast delivery, Prime Video content, and access to Prime Music, and more. Since the Prime subscription is slated to become expensive next month, it appears to be the right time to purchase or renew it if you frequently shop on Amazon or watch Prime Video content.

Amazon Prime membership to become expensive from December

Amazon Prime offer

Screengrab of the limited period offer for availing Prime subscription at discounted price

Amazon India has increased the pricing of the Prime membership plans. The FAQ page of the Amazon Prime Membership states that the new pricing will come into effect at 11:59 PM on December 13th.  The monthly, quarterly, and yearly subscription plans are priced at Rs 129, Rs 329, and Rs 999, respectively. After the said date, these plans will be available for Rs 179, Rs 459, and Rs 1,499, respectively.

At present, Amazon is encouraging users to make the most of the limited period offer by joining or renewing the Prime subscription to lock in the old price. All the existing Prime members can continue to enjoy the Prime membership benefits for the duration of their current subscription. Shown above is a screenshot of the offer that was shared on the Desi Dime discussions forum site.

Prime Membership Plan

New Price

Offer Price

Monthly

Rs 179

Rs 129

Quarterly

Rs 459

Rs 329

Annual

Rs 1499

Rs 999

It also confirmed that all auto-renewals for existing Prime members during the offer period will be at the offer price. The Prime Youth plan available for users between 18 and 24 years will continue to receive extra cashback on successful age verification.

Amazon Prime Membership benefits

The Amazon Prime subscription brings several benefits such as free one-day or two-day express delivery service on eligible products, discounted morning delivery, no minimum order value requirement on free standard delivery, early access to deals, exclusive deals, and 5 percent rewards on all purchases with Amazon Pay ICICI credit card. In addition, it gives access to Prime Video subscription, Prime Music, Prime Reading, and in-game content.

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