Amazon Prime, which is the e-commerce giant’s premium subscription based service is now available in India for an introductory price of Rs. 499 a year (though the actual price is Rs.999 a year).
Amazon Prime India users will enjoy Guaranteed One-Day and Two-Day delivery with no minimum order size. Also, users will be able to get discounted Same-Day, Morning and Scheduled Delivery to pin-codes in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and more cities across India. If you opt in for Prime you will also get 30-minute Early Access to Lightning Deals, and member-only exclusives. The items which are eligible for Prime customers will have the Prime Tag next to them as in the image below.
Benefits that Amazon Prime users will enjoy are as below:
|Shipping Speed||Amazon Prime Member Price||Non-Prime Member Price|
(2-4/4-7/7-10 business days)
|Free||Orders with items that are Fulfilled by Amazon worth Rs. 499 or more will qualify for free delivery.|
|Same-Day Delivery||Discounted price of Rs.50.||Rs. 150|
|Morning Delivery||Discounted price of Rs.50.||Rs. 150|
|Scheduled Delivery||Discounted price of Rs.50.||Rs. 150|
Also, Amazon has said that like Amazon Prime in the U.S., Prime Video will also be available in India, but with no specific dates were revealed. You can opt for a 60 days trial for the Amazon Prime service here. After which you can opt in for the service at Rs. 499 a year.