Amazon has launched its Prime subscription service in India. Amazon Prime allows customers to get benefits like free shipping, one day and two day delivery and access to the deals before the non-prime members. Users can subscribe to the Amazon Prime from Amazon home page directly, Amazon is offering a free 60 day trial for its customers in India, after trial period expires you can choose to sign-up with an inaugural price of ?499. The subscription fee for Amazon Prime in India is ?999 and we are not sure how long this inaugural offer of ?499 will stay.
Amazon Prime in India won’t include Music and Video streaming service like in the US, for now it allows shipping discounts and early access to lightening deals only. Amazon says the Video service is in coming but there is no timeline when it will be available and there is no word on Music as of now.
With Amazon Prime you get free one day and two day delivery to select pin codes, and there is no minimum purchase requirement for free shipping. With Amazon fulfilled orders Amazon charges ?40 for orders below ?499, with Prime you get free shipping. Products which are eligible with Prime are listed with a badge, in general almost all the Amazon fulfilled orders.
In Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad for select pin codes you will get discounted same-day or morning deliveries, it will charge ?50 for the same, the usual price is ?150. Customers will also get 30min early access to the lightning deals and also prime member only exclusives.