Couple of months back we have exclusively reported that Amazon Prime is coming to India soon. Now Amazon Prime is officially made available to Indian users by the marketplace.
The US based marketplace is offering 60 days of free trial of Amazon Prime. Once the trial period is over, you will be charged at Rs. 449/year. This is a introductory price which will be increased to Rs. 999.
With Amazon Prime subscription, you will get free One day and Two day delivery with no minimum order price. You can save Rs. 100 for every fast delivery order. You get unlimited one day and two day delivery.
For same day delivery and morning delivery, Amazon Prime members will have pay discounted price of Rs. 50. Same day delivery is available in select metro cities only, it will be expanded to other countries soon.
Another perk of Amazon Prime subscription will be 30 minute early access to lightning deals. There will be also member only deals. Items eligible for Prime will be marked with Prime logo.
Amazon is also bringing Prime Video service in India soon. The prime video service will be available in India by end of this year.
So you can get the free trial of Amazon Prime for 60 days. Later you can continue by paying Rs. 499/year.
“We are very excited to bring Prime to our customers in India. With Prime, guaranteed one-day delivery becomes an everyday experience instead of an occasional indulgence, and with no minimum purchases, it provides unlimited convenience all year long” says Amit Agarwal, Vice-President & Country Head, Amazon India. “For sellers, Fulfillment by Amazon is now an even more powerful opportunity to rapidly grow their business and at the same time, provide customers across India with vast selection and unlimited fast free Prime delivery.”
“Amazon Prime was designed with one simple objective, to delight our customers. Tens of millions of members around the world enjoy the best of Amazon with a Prime membership, and now this one-of-a-kind program is available to our millions of customers in India,” says Greg Greeley, Vice-President Worldwide Prime, Amazon. “Since its inception in every country, Prime continues to evolve as we add millions of additional items that can be delivered incredibly fast and free. We have also introduced unique digital benefits like Prime Video featuring Amazon Original Series and Movies – you’ll be hearing more about that in the coming months.”