Amazon.com is now offering free Prime memberships for college students. For those who do not know what Amazon Prime is, here are a few benefits:
Free 2-day shipping – Under normal conditions if you purchase items directly from Amazon (and not a 3rd party seller), you can get free shipping for orders of more than $25. However, with this option shipping can take 5-9 days. With an Amazon Prime account, you will automatically get free 2-day shipping on ALL orders directly from Amazon!
Upgrade to 1-day shipping for $3.99 per item
Ability to share your Prime benefits – Here is how Amazon explains it:
Prime members can share their benefits with up to 4 additional family members living in the same household, or up to 4 co-workers associated with a common Amazon Corporate Account.
Amazon Prime is great for those who order from Amazon often, or who usually require expedited shipping when they order. Prime membership is normally $79 for one year. However, Amazon is allowing all members of Amazon Student to get a free 1-year membership into Prime!
To sign up for Amazon Student you must use your school email (ending in “edu”) and give your school name and major. If you are already a Prime member and you sign up through Amazon Student, they will refund the remaining months of your current Prime membership.
If you are a college student, I suggest that you jump on this offer. You can get all of your textbooks, supplies, and even groceries shipped free in two days!
You can sign up using this link: Amazon Student
Read more about Amazon Prime here
Once you have signed up for the service, you can do all of your Amazon.com shopping right on our site using KNS Financial’s Amazon store.
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