Amazon Prime membership plans in India offer a bouquet of services to Amazon users. The Prime membership has been available for a while now and there are two plans that you can choose from. With Prime, users get benefits like Prime Video subscription, Prime Music, Prime Early Access, free express delivery, discounted morning delivery, and more.
If you’ve been looking to get a Prime membership but are on the fence, we’ve explained the benefits you get in detail to help you come to the right decision. Additionally, if you want access to just Prime Video, we’ve also listed down the various Airtel plans which will help you get a free trial for Amazon Prime Video Mobile Edition.
What is Amazon Prime membership?
Amazon Prime is a membership offered by the e-commerce giant globally. A Prime subscription will not only get you access to free delivery and deals on Amazon, but also let you access a host of other Amazon services. These include Prime Video, which is the company’s OTT platform that rivals Netflix and Disney+ Hotstar, and Prime Music, a music streaming service like Spotify and Apple Music.
Amazon Prime membership plans in India: fee, validity
Amazon India is offering a Prime membership in three plans – monthly, quarterly, and annually. The company has hiked its prices in India w.e.f December 14th. Below are the details of Amazon Prime membership in the country.
|Amazon Prime Membership Plan||Validity||Price|
|Monthly||1 month||Rs 179|
|Quarterly||3 months||Rs 459|
|Annual||12 months||Rs 1,499|
Amazon Prime monthly membership fee
This is a one-month plan priced at Rs 179, which Amazon recently re-introduced. However, it can be purchased only through credit cards and debit cards of select banks that have complied with RBI’s e-mandate guidelines.
Amazon Prime quarterly membership fee
The Amazon Prime quarterly subscription comes with a validity of three months. Users are required to pay Rs 459 for this plan every quarter.
Amazon Prime annual membership fee
The Prime Membership annual plan is priced at Rs 1,499. If you plan to use Amazon services regularly, this is by far the better option, since it works out to be Rs 317 cheaper per year than the quarterly plan.
Amazon Prime benefits
As mentioned already, Amazon Prime is a membership program offering a multitude of benefits to Amazon users. We’ve listed all the benefits in detail below:
- Amazon Prime Delivery benefits: free one/two-day delivery, no-rush shipping with Rs 25 cashback, scheduled delivery, Same-Day delivery, discounted morning and express delivery, no minimum order value for standard delivery
- Amazon Prime Early Access: Amazon Prime members get to enjoy early access to sales and campaigns, a day ahead of other users
- Amazon Prime exclusive deals: Amazon India offers exclusive deals of the day and lightning deals to Prime members
- Prime Video subscription: Amazon Prime membership comes with a Prime Video subscription offering access to a rich library of regional content, Amazon Originals, and international as well as Indian shows
- Prime Music subscription: Amazon Prime users can access over 2 million songs with no ads
- Prime Reading subscription: Prime members can access and borrow Kindle titles from the Prime Reading library and read on Kindle or Kindle app
- Prime Gaming offers: Amazon Prime also offers free in-game content every month including some third-party content
- Amazon Family offers: Prime members can avail of 15 percent discount on Subscribe and Save subscriptions for products that are purchased at regular intervals
- Amazon Pay ICICI Bank credit card benefits: Amazon offers 5 percent cashback to eligible users on orders placed using Amazon Pay ICICI Bank credit card
Amazon Prime Video Mobile Edition free trial
Airtel has collaborated with Amazon India to offer mobile edition of Prime Video Mobile for free on a trial basis to its prepaid customers. The new Prime Video Mobile Edition is a mobile-only plan to take on Netflix’s mobile-only plan. The single-user plan is available only with Airtel prepaid recharge plans and is not available to purchase separately. Here’s a list of Airtel recharge plans through which you can get the subscription of Prime Video Mobile Edition.
|Airtel Prepaid Plan Price||Unlimited Calling||Data||SMS||Validity|
|Rs 359||Yes||2GB/day||100/day||28 days|
|Rs 699||Yes||3GB/day||100/day||56 days|
Jio plans with free prime membership
Jio has been bullish in regards to bundling OTT memberships with its plans and offering. It also has various plans and recharges through which you can get the subscription of Amazon Prime Video bundled in. We are sharing the entire list of plans that you can choose from that enables you to get Amazon Prime membership for free and that includes access to Amazon Prime Video. Along with Amazon Prime Video, these plans offer a free subscription to Netflix and Disney+ Hotstar.
|Free Amazon Prime Plans||Data||Voice call||SMS|
|Jio Rs 399 postpaid plus plan||75GB||Unlimited||100/Day|
|Jio Rs 599 postpaid plus plan||100GB||Unlimited||100/Day|
|Jio Rs 799 postpaid plus plan||150GB||Unlimited||100/Day|
|Jio Rs 999 postpaid plus plan||200GB||Unlimited||100/Day|
|Jio Rs 1,499 postpaid plus plan||300GB||Unlimited||100/Day|
Airtel Xstream Fiber Plans with Amazon Prime Membership
If you have Airtel Xstream of an Airtel Fibre plan, then there are a few plans through which you can get membership of Amazon Prime. You can find the entire list of plans listed below. These plans not only offer Amazon Prime, but also free subscription to Disney+ Hotstar and 10 other OTT apps. Furthermore, the TV plans include 350+ TV channels.
|Entertainment||Up to 200 Mbps||Rs 999|
|Entertainment + TV||Up to 200 Mbps||Rs 1,099|
|Professional||Up to 300 Mbps||Rs 1,498|
|Professional + TV||Up to 300 Mbps||Rs 1,599|
|Infinity||Up to 1 Gbps||Rs 3,999|
Airtel Postpaid Plans with free Amazon Prime Membership
Even Airtel postpaid users can subscribe to certain plans that can help them get membership to Amazon Prime. Along with Amazon Prime, these plans by Airtel provides a free subscription to Disney+ Hotstar, and the premium plans costing Rs 1,199 and Rs 1,599 include a Netflix subscription.
|Free Amazon Prime Plans||Data||Voice call||SMS|
|Rs 999 postpaid plan||100GB||Unlimited||100/day|
|Rs 1,199 postpaid plan||150GB||Unlimited||100/day|
|Rs 1,599 postpaid plan||250GB||Unlimited||100/day|
Amazon Prime Video FAQs
Is Amazon Prime worth it in India?
Yes, for just Rs 999 per year you get free access to Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Reading and a host of Amazon India exclusive deals with priority delivery.
Which Amazon Prime membership plan is best?
The Rs 999 Amazon Prime membership plan is considered the best for anyone looking to maximise saving with a truckload of offers.