As a student, your budget is likely stretched thin, so saving where you can is essential. Amazon Prime Student is a great service to help you cut delivery costs, streaming subscription costs and overall expenses.
If you’re tired of annoying delivery costs and inflated prices, check out Amazon Prime Student and how you can apply.
Amazon Prime Student Overview – Key Takeaways
|Cost||$4.99/monthly or $49/yearly($4.08/monthly)|
Free trial for the first 6 months (expect Quebec)
|Eligibility||Be a college or university student with a student email address.|
|What’s included||– 2-day Prime Delivery (no minimum order size)|
– 1-day Prime Delivery in select cities
– Prime Video
– Prime Music
– Unlimited Photo Storage
– Lightning Deals
– Prime Gaming
What Is Amazon Prime Student?
Amazon Prime Student offers the same benefits as a traditional Amazon Prime subscription but at a lower fee for eligible members. It is a discount service for those pursuing higher education.
Those who are eligible can receive Amazon Prime member benefits such as 2-day Prime delivery, Prime video, Prime Music, Prime gaming, unlimited photo storage and Amazon lighting deals.
Who’s Eligible For Amazon Prime Student?
Only post-secondary students can access Amazon Prime Student and must be able to provide proof of their eligibility upon request. To sign up for Amazon Prime Student, you must:
- Be a registered Amazon user.
- Be a college, university or CEGEP Student enrolled in at least one course.
- Have a valid college, university or CEGEP email address.
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How Much Does Amazon Prime Student Cost?
If you’re eligible for Amazon Prime Student, you can receive the regular Amazon Prime benefits at no cost for the first 6 months of your subscription. After 6 months, you can enjoy the same benefits at about half the price of regular members, only $4.99/month.
Amazon Prime Student Cost In Quebec
If you’re a Quebec resident, you aren’t eligible for the 6-month free trial of Prime Student. You can, however, receive a 7-month Amazon Prime Student trial for only $4.99. The first 6 months are free of charge, but starting the 7th month you’ll be charged $4.99. You could also opt for the 18-month subscription for $49 a year. With this option, the first 6 months are free after which the yearly cost is $49.
How To Register For Amazon Prime Student
Registering for Amazon Prime Student is a simple process.
- First, create an Amazon account using your email address.
- Then, visit the Prime Student
signup pageto get started.
- Complete and submit the form.
- Click on the verification link that Amazon emails you to complete the process.
How To Switch To A Prime Student Membership From An Existing Prime Account
If you’re already an Amazon Prime member and you’d like to register for Amazon Prime Student, the process is super simple. Navigate to the Prime Studnet page on Amazon.ca and sign up. You will receive a refund for the remaining months left on your current Amazon Prime subscription.
What’s The Difference Between Amazon Prime And Amazon Prime Student?
|Amazon Prime Student||Amazon Prime|
|Cost||$4.99/month or $49 yearly (first 6 months are free, except for Quebec)||$9.99/ month|
|Eligibility||Must be a college, CEGEP or university student||Anyone can create an account|
|Duration||4 years||No time limit|
|Prime Reading||Not included||Included|
Benefits Of Amazon Prime Student
There are countless benefits to signing up for Amazon Prime Student.
More Affordable Than Regular Prime
You can access so many perks including free shipping for at least 6 months. After that, you can enjoy the same benefits at a lower rate than the regular Prime membership ($4.99 vs. $9.99 per month).
Fast and Free Delivery
Avoid paying shipping costs for most products and receive your orders within one or two days. This saves you money in the long run, especially if you order online often.
Amazon Music Prime
Instead of paying for Apple Music or Spotify each month, you can enjoy ad-free music with Amazon Music Prime. You can also listen to podcasts, and stream on more than one device.
Similar to Netflix, Prime Video is a streaming service with both new and old movie and television titles, available for free to Amazon Prime members.
This feature of Prime offers free games for you to download, as well as other gaming content for a price. Additionally, you’ll receive a free monthly channel subscription on Twitch.
Free Photo Drive
Store your photos securely at no cost with Amazon Photos. With this feature of your Prime Account, you can back up, organize, and share your photos on multiple devices with others. This is great for people who often find their phone storage overflowing. By storing photos on Amazon Photos, you can delete them from your phone’s photo memory.
Early Access to Lightning Deals
Amazon Prime members have exclusive access to Prime Day and Prime Early Access Sales as well as limited-time sales on certain products.
How To Cancel An Amazon Prime Student Account
Yes, you can cancel your Prime Student membership at any time by visiting Amazon’s Student Membership page. However, if you cancel and register again later, you won’t be eligible for the introductory free 6-month trial.
As a student, everything seems to add up financially. Grocery bills, tuition, bus fare, and delivery fees on products from Amazon. With an Amazon Student Prime account, you can save money every month by enjoying multiple services within one subscription.
Amazon Prime Student FAQs
How do I verify my student status with Amazon Prime Student?
How long can you access Amazon Student Prime?
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What does Amazon Prime include?
- Unlimited movie and TV streaming with Prime Video
- On-demand, ad-free music access with Prime Music
- Early access to deals
- Rewards Mastercard with 2.5% cashback
- Discounts for family items, like diapers
- Secure unlimited photo space with Amazon Photos
- Access to books and magazines with Prime Reading