February 22, 2016

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Time to join Amazon Prime! Amazon's FREE Shipping Threshold Now increased to order of $49 or more!



Not an Amazon Prime member?  Might be time to consider it, the minimum FREE shipping threshold, for NON-Prime members, has been raised from $35 to $49.

Orders including $25 or more of eligible books qualify for FREE Shipping. All orders of $49 or more of eligible items across any product category also qualify for FREE Shipping. With free shipping, your order will be delivered 5-8 business days after all of your items are available to ship, including pre-order items.

  members will continue to receive free 2-day shipping with no minimum purchase.

Receive all the benefits of Amazon Prime including FREE Two-Day Shipping for eligible purchases, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video, and the ability to borrow books from the Kindle Owners' Lending Library for $99 a year.
The benefits include:
  • FREE Two-Day Shipping on eligible items to addresses in the contiguous U.S. and other shipping benefits. 
  • FREE Same-Day Delivery in eligible zip codes.
  • Prime Video: unlimited streaming of movies and TV episodes for paid or free trial members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
  • Prime Music: unlimited, ad-free access to hundreds of Prime Playlists and more than a million songs for members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. 
  • Prime Photos: Secure unlimited photo storage in Amazon Cloud Drive.
  • Prime Pantry: Access to Prime Pantry, where members can purchase and ship to addresses in the contiguous U.S. low priced grocery, household, and pet care items for a flat delivery fee of $5.99 for each Prime Pantry box. Prime Pantry orders cannot be shipped to addresses in Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico.
  • Amazon Elements: Access to Amazon Elements products, Amazon's own line of everyday essentials.
  • Prime Early Access: Get 30-minute early access to Lightning Deals on Amazon.com and new events on MyHabit.com. 
  • Kindle Owners' Lending Library: access to members in the U.S.
  • Kindle First: Early access for members in the U.S. to download a new book for free every month from the Kindle First picks. 
  • Video Add-On Subscriptions: Members can purchase Video Add-on Subscriptions to premium content providers. 
  • Deals and Discounts, Compliments of Amazon Family: These include 20% off diapers through Subscribe & Save and 15% off eligible products from your baby registry. 
  • Membership Sharing: Two adults living in the same household can create an Amazon Household to share certain Amazon Prime benefits.