Amazon Prime will raise its subscription price

Amazon Prime will go from US$119 to US$139 per year in the United States .

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Amazon will raise the subscription price of its Prime service for the first time since 2018.

The company announced that the service will go from US$12.99 to US$14.99 per month in the United States . Annual membership will cost $139, $20 more.

The price change will apply from February 18 for new members. Current subscribers will only see the variation on March 25, the date of their next renewal.

Amazon Prime continues to accumulate benefits

Amazon Prime doesn’t just mean free shipping. The program adds other benefits such as Prime Video , Amazon Music , Prime Reading and Prime Gaming .

Amazon ‘s Prime Video streaming platform has caused great expectation with the new series “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” , which will premiere in September.

Amazon assured in its report that, during 2021, Amazon Prime members in the United States received 6 billion products with free shipping, while 200 million users worldwide accessed Prime Video .

Will Prime Video go up in price?

Amazon has specified that this price change will be applied to the Amazon Prime package , which includes Prime Video . For now, only in the United States.

In Peru we cannot take advantage of free Amazon Prime shipping , but we can Prime Video . The subscription costs S/ 16.99 per month and includes Prime Gaming benefits .