Amazon has launched Amazon’s Premium Services ‘Amazon Prime’ lands in Indian Markets.Their membership service Amazon Prime in another bid to outdo Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart. Consumers have been waiting for this service since long as it is very popular in the countries such as the US and UK.
Amazon Prime customers will get one day / two days delivery for free (unlimited) and they can avail same day delivery at discounted price. Now this will only be applicable if the product is marked ‘Prime’ with the Prime logo.The company is offering 60 days of the trial period to the customers. After that, they can choose to sign up for a year by paying the inaugural price of Rs.499 for a year. Later, the subscription fee might be increased to Rs.999.Benefits also include same day delivery / Discounted Morning delivery / Discounted Scheduled delivery at Rs. 50, free standard delivery with no minimum order value, early access to lightning deals (Prime Early Access) and exclusive lightning deals for Prime members (Prime Exclusive Deals).
“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,” said Amit Agarwal, Vice-President & Country Head, Amazon India.Amazon India also said that its Prime Video service is also coming to India soon. The Prime Video gives members exclusive access to Amazon original series and movies, and premium movies and TV shows from Indian and global content providers.
How to become a Prime member ?
First you need to login to your Amazon account, right now there’s a big banner on the homepage asking a visitor to join. You can click that for further details, or you can click on the “Amazon Prime” logo on the top right corner of the page. Here you can start your 60-days free trial. After which you can pay the subscription price if you wish to continue the service.