Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
Slide Show

1 of 18

17 Surprising Benefits of Amazon Prime

iStockphoto

Many of us first signed up for Amazon Prime years ago to take advantage of free two-day shipping, and stayed with it as the giant online retailer edged the annual fee toward the triple-digit mark. Today, there are over 100 million Amazon Prime members worldwide. But what benefits are you really getting with your $99-a-year Amazon Prime membership? A lot more than you’re probably using.

I dove into my Amazon Prime account when I realized my renewal was fast approaching. My relationship with Prime had mellowed. I wasn't ordering as much from Jeff Bezos's baby, and I felt it might even be time to (gasp!) cancel my Amazon Prime membership.

SEE ALSO: Kirkland Products You Should Buy at Costco

Boy, was I wrong. I use Prime services more than ever after I realized the bounty I had let go fallow in years past. Some of these wide-ranging free perks might even goose the rate of your Amazon Prime usage so you get more value out of your annual membership. Have a look.

Please Note: Links to products and services mentioned in this feature may be affiliate links. These business relationships played no role in the independent judgments and recommendations of the Kiplinger editorial staff. For more valuable offers from our merchant partners, visit our Marketplace.

View as One Page

Check Out

Kiplinger's Latest Online Broker Rankings

Advertisement
Sponsored Financial Content