Amazon quietly concludes $7.99/mo Prime trial

Matthew

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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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ikesmasher

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

Trillionsin

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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.
 

Critica1Hit

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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?
 

Camikazi

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