On Amazon Prime Day, having an Amazon Prime membership will be essential if you want to enjoy those exclusive deals. But what about afterwards, when the deals have all gone? Is it worth keeping your membership going?
Amazon Prime members will frequently see items with Prime member-exclusive prices on various items at Amazon all year round and you’ll get early access to Lightning Deals before non-members. And on the best deals, that could well be the difference between buying an item, and it being sold out by the time you’re given a shot. We’re not even exaggerating, we’ve seen Nintendo Switch deals last less than 90 seconds around big flagship sales events like Black Friday.
But it’s not all about buying. Amazon Prime has a lot of excellent benefits that are often overlooked amongst all the furore around the Amazon Prime Day deals. Let us show you the best ones that might convince you to keep your Prime membership going after Prime Day.
#1: Amazon Instant Video TV and movie streaming
Amazon Prime’s Instant video streaming service has come a long way since its early days and is well worth having even if you already have Netflix. Both streaming services offer enough unique content nowadays to justify owning both.
And Amazon has some fantastic shows to get stuck. Be sure to check out fantastic hits like Good Omens, American Gods, Mr Robot, Hanna, The Grand Tour (ok, this one wasn’t as fantastic as we’d hoped), Vikings, Into the Badlands, The Expanse and The Americans. We’ve rounded up a longer list of the best Amazon Prime TV shows for you. We’re frequently surprised by just how new some of its movies are too and while there aren’t as many free options as Netflix there’s a strong selection amongst the best Amazon Prime movies.
Amazon Prime Instant Video can be shared too. You can actually stream content on three different devices if you’re willing to share your Amazon account login with any housemates or family members (you can always log their device in yourself…