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The 5 best Amazon Prime benefits: Why you need Amazon Prime right now

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Still can't decide whether or not to sign up for Amazon Prime? There are tons of reasons to join Amazon Prime (deals on robot vacuums, air fryers and Apple tech to name just a few). But we've narrowed it down to the top five. These five must-have Amazon Prime benefits are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the services you'll receive when you become an Amazon Prime member today.

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Amazon Prime membership (1 year), $139

Amazon Prime Video, $8.99 per month

Amazon Music Prime, $7.99 per month

1. Fast and free delivery

Enjoy free same-day, one-day and two-day delivery on millions of items with Amazon Prime.  Or, if you find yourself shopping throughout the week, you can pick a weekly Amazon Day for all of your shopping to be delivered, so you don't end up with too many bags and boxes to dispose of. And if that's not enough, subscribers close enough to an Amazon Fresh supermarket can get free two-hour grocery delivery on a wide selection of fresh ingredients.

Amazon packages and groceries can even be delivered directly into your garage for free without having to share your garage code. Drivers can get one-time verified access to your garage by scanning your package. Learn more about in-garage delivery and get a $20 Amazon credit when you give it a try.

Amazon Prime membership (1 year), $139

2. Prime Video Originals

Amazon Prime comes with the streaming service Prime Video, which has tons of free movies, shows and even live sports to watch. The current library includes Amazon Originals such as "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," "Hanna," "The Legend of Vox Machina" and more. 

(Interested in just Prime Video? Amazon has a $8.99 per month subscription plan for that.)

3. Deals at Whole Foods

If you're a Whole Foods shopper, you'll love taking advantage of those special deals marked with blue Prime member signs in stores. 

Prime members also get 10% off online and in-store sale prices (excluding alcohol). Enjoy Prime two-hour grocery delivery (at an extra fee) and free one-hour pickup from your local store (available in select cities).

Amazon Prime membership (1 year), $139

4. Amazon Music Prime

Amazon Prime members get access to thousands of stations and playlists with Amazon Music Prime, plus 2 million songs to listen to. 

You can even listen while offline, with unlimited skips. Amazon Music Unlimited, with access to 75 million songs, is also available for $7.99 per month. (A 30-day free trial is available.)

5. Prime Day

Never miss another Amazon Prime Day with an Amazon Prime membership. 

This once-a-year, two-day sale for Prime members, typically held in the summer, can offer impressive savings. In the past, the sale has included deals on TVs, Instant Pots, 23andMe DNA tests and much more.

Amazon Prime membership (1 year), $139

Sign up for Amazon Prime

If you're sold, click this link to sign up for Amazon Prime and start accessing these benefits and more, today.

Amazon Prime membership (1 year), $139

Or, you can even gift someone an Amazon Prime membership.

Amazon Prime gift membership (1 year), $139

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