Amazon Prime membership is set to cost more starting December 14. Prime membership in India will cost 50% more after December 13. Amazon announced an increase in Prime membership fees in October this year during the company’s annual Diwali sale — the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale. However, it did not then reveal the date from when the new prices will come into effect. It announced the same late last month.
We have all the answers to your queries. Let’s have a look at the information given below.
Till when can users extend their Amazon Prime membership at old prices
The new prices go into effect starting December 14. This means that customers can extend their subscription at old prices (Rs 999 annual) till midnight of December 13.
How much will Amazon Prime membership cost after December 13
The annual Amazon Prime membership will cost Rs 1499 post-December 13. This means an increase of Rs 500.
Can users whose membership ends after December 13 too extend their membership at current price
Yes, Amazon is running an offer that allows users to join/renew Prime membership at Rs 999. They can lock in the old price (Rs 999) as part of this offer. “We recommend that you renew or buy Prime as soon as possible before the offer ends,” says Amazon. “We recommend that you renew or buy Prime as soon as possible before the offer ends on 13-Dec-2021 at 11:59 PM,” adds the company.
Are there quarterly plans available as well, and will they too cost more after December 13
Yes, there are three-month (quarterly) plans available. Post-December 13, these will be priced at Rs 459 instead of the current Rs 329.
What will one month Amazon Prime membership cost after the price hike
The one-month plan of Amazon Prime membership will cost Rs 179, up from the current Rs 129, after December 13.
Will the Rs 999 price that users lock in now be valid for future auto-renewals as well
No. As you are joining Prime during the limited period offer, the price charged for the initial membership period will be the offer price (Rs 999 annual). However, the new price of Rs 1499 will be applicable after one year.
What about existing Amazon Prime members, do they also need to pay extra after December 13
No existing Amazon Prime members can continue to enjoy their benefits for the duration of their current Prime membership. They will not have to pay extra till their plan expires.