Amazon quietly concludes $7.99/mo Prime trial

By Matthew
Nov 19, 2012
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  1. If you had any interest in a monthly Amazon Prime subscription, we hope you acted quickly, because the offering has already been scrapped without a detailed explanation. Two weeks ago, the company revealed that it would lower the entry barrier...

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  2. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,364   +709

    Well they just lost my potential business. Oh well.
    Maybe it will come back for $10 a month or something.
  3. Trillionsin

    Trillionsin TS Evangelist Posts: 1,114   +63

    They lost mine before they even knew they or I had it.

    I would have jumped all over the 7.99 price per month for the holidays.
  4. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,364   +709

    Thats exactly it. I woulda gone crazy with stuff for teh fam.
  5. Critica1Hit

    Critica1Hit TS Rookie Posts: 27

    You know, it's funny when I first saw this on Techspot I had to buy something. I went to Amazon and while browsing saw the option to enroll in Amazon Prime but not for $7.99... it was $39... for a year! This was one lump payment, but it equates to $3.25 per month for all the same benefits.

    Needless to say, I went for it. My item was shipped quickly and arrived in two days :) I wonder if I just got lucky somehow? Anyone else saw this?
  6. Camikazi

    Camikazi TS Maniac Posts: 711   +159

    $39 a year one sounds like Amazon Prime Student account to me.

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