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Amazon Canada Launches Discounted Prime Membership for Students

Amazon Canada today introduced a monthly membership option for Prime Student members.

At $3.99, the monthly option offers Prime Student members in Canada an alternative to the existing annual membership, which is $39.

“We are excited to see Prime Student resonate so well with students in Canada and are pleased to offer another flexible, monthly option at a low price of $3.99 per month. With Prime Video now included in their six-month trial, student members can start enjoying award-winning content from Amazon right away.”

Mike Strauch, Country Manager for Amazon Canada

Prime Membership for Post-Secondary Students

Prime Student is a Prime membership designed specifically for post-secondary students that offers an unparalleled combination of shopping and entertainment all in one place.

Students of two- and four-year schools signing up to the monthly plan get access to all the benefits of Prime Student including:

  • Fast, Free Shipping: Unlimited FREE Two-Day Shipping on millions of items
  • Even Faster, Free Shipping: FREE One-Day Shipping in select cities and FREE Same-Day Delivery if shipping to Toronto or Vancouver on eligible orders
  • Prime Video: Instant access to movies and TV shows including popular licensed content plus critically-acclaimed and award-winning Prime Original Series and Movies from Amazon Studios like The Grand Tour, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan (also now included in the six-month trial sponsored by UGO)
  • Deals and Special Offers: Exclusive student deals and offers including discounts on selected textbooks (for a limited time use TEXT10 at checkout), fashion and much more
  • Twitch Prime: Enjoy a selection of free games and in-game loot
  • Amazon Photos: Securely store existing photo collections, automatically upload new photos taken and access them anytime, anywhere, at no cost

Signing up is simple – eligible students only need to provide their school email address to begin enjoying the benefits of Prime Student membership for six months at no cost by visiting amazon.ca/joinstudent.

Following the trial, students now have the option to continue their membership for $3.99 per month on the new monthly plan or for just $39 per year, less than half the cost of an annual Amazon Prime membership.

This program is similar to the US Prime Membership for Students, but at a much lower price than the US program which currently is $6.49/month (USD).

READ MORE: Amazon Prime 2018 – By The Numbers

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