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Amazon Prime subscription price to go up from December 14! New price here

The Amazon Prime annual subscription will now cost <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1499 starting December 14.
The Amazon Prime annual subscription will now cost 1499 starting December 14. (Twitter)

  • Amazon Prime subscription charges set to increase from December 14. Here's what you will have to pay going forward.

Are you a subscriber of Amazon Prime or planning to take a subscription? If yes, here is an important update for you. The subscription price for Amazon Prime is going to increase in India from December 14, 2021. The information was provided by the company on its FAQ page. "Currently, you can join Prime and lock in the old price as part of a limited period offer that Amazon is running. We recommend that you renew or buy Prime as soon as possible before the offer ends on 13 December 2021, 11:59 PM," the company said.

Amazon Prime subscription price goes up

As per the information provided by the company, the new price of Prime membership is as shown here: The offer price of the monthly plan is 129 and it will increase to 179 after the offer period ends on December 13. Similarly, the quarterly offer price of 329 will hike to 459 while annual offer price of 999 will cost 1499. You can also check the prices by visiting www.amazon.in/prime.

According to the support page, Amazon will automatically renew your membership by charging your card provided at the time of sign up when your free trial or membership period will end. Also, if you are joining Prime during the limited period offer you need to know that the price charged for the initial membership period will be the offer price. However, the new price will be applicable for your first renewal after the first membership period.

While, the existing Prime members can continue to enjoy their benefits for the duration of their current Prime membership. They do not have to pay extra. In addition to this, the company has also informed about the reason for increasing the pricing.

“Since the launch 5 years ago in India, Prime has continued to increase the value it offers members. Prime provides an unparalleled combination of shopping, savings and entertainment benefits to make life more convenient and entertaining every single day, and we continue to invest in making Prime even more valuable for customers,” Amazon said.

"Prime 1- day delivery is available on millions of items. Prime Video offers unlimited access to award-winning movies, TV shows and Amazon Originals in 10 languages. In addition, members have access to 70 million songs ad-free with Amazon Music, unlimited 5% reward points on Amazon shopping with the Amazon Pay ICICI bank credit card, access to free in-game content on popular mobile games with Prime Gaming, free access to a rotating selection of thousands of books with Prime Reading," it added.

The company further said that members also get Prime Early Access to sale events, new product launches and Lightning Deals as well as access to its global shopping event Prime Day and much more.

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