Should You Cancel Amazon Prime? Here Are 12 Good Reasons

Here's why it might be time to cancel your Amazon Prime subscription.

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Amazon Prime is one of the many subscriptions you likely have and is arguably one of the most popular. It's not hard to see why: it's a no-brainer for the shipping perks alone. Amazon offers a wide range of benefits for Prime members across its many services, including free shipping on most items, Prime Video, Prime Music, the chance to get deep discounts on thousands of items during Prime Day and much more. But all that comes at a price. 

With Amazon Prime costing you $139 a year for the annual subscription, it’s no surprise that consumers are wondering whether Amazon Prime is worth the cost. 

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Kathryn Pomroy

For the past 18+ years, Kathryn has highlighted the humanity in personal finance by shaping stories that identify the opportunities and obstacles in managing a person's finances. All the same, she’ll jump on other equally important topics if needed. Kathryn graduated with a degree in Journalism and lives in Duluth, Minnesota. She joined Kiplinger in 2023 as a contributor.

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