Amazon’s biggest shopping event of the year Amazon Prime Day sale is almost here. The annual sale is exclusively for the company’s Prime members. This year Amazon Prime Day sale will run simultaneously across 18 countries around the world. Other than been able to shop in Amazon Prime day sale, Prime membership also offers members a host of other benefits. These include free fast delivery on eligible items, unlimited streaming of the latest TV shows and movies, early/exclusive access to lightning deals and much more.
Amazon Prime membership is available at Rs 129 per month or Rs 999 per year. However, you can also get Amazon Prime membership free thanks to the price war going in the Indian telecom industry. Telecom service providers Vodafone, Airtel and BSNL offer free Amazon Prime membership to their subscribers under certain plans.
Vodafone offers free one-year subscription of Amazon Prime membership to Vodafone Red Postpaid customers. It’s available at tariff plans of Rs 399 and higher. Once Vodafone customers take any of these plans, they will be required to download the Vodafone Play app from their respective app stores (Google Play or Apple App Store) and click on the promotion displayed on the home page to complete the sign-up process.
Airtel too offers free one-year Amazon Prime membership to its prepaid, postpaid as well as broadband customers as part of a rewards program called Airtel Thanks. All customers on unlimited monthly prepaid recharge packs of Rs 299, all Infinity Postpaid customers (except add-on connections and corporate plans) of Rs 499, 749, 999 and 1599 and above; and broadband plans of Rs 1099 and above (except corporate plans customers) are eligible for free Amazon Prime membership.
Airtel users are required to either download Airtel Thanks app or upgrade their existing Airtel app to the latest version and click on the Airtel Thanks banner to avail this offer.
BSNL too is offering one-year Amazon Prime free to its customers. The offer is available for customers on Rs 399 and above mobile postpaid plans and Rs 745 and above landline postpaid plans. Subscribers postpaid plan should be in “Active” state when availing this offer. This free offer is, however, is not available for BSNL service numbers.
To avial the offer, BSNL users will have to go to www.portal.bsnl.in and click on the Amazon Prime offer banner displayed on the home page. This directs to authentication page where they will be required to enter eligible BSNL number and generate an OTP. Once authentication is done, activate the offer by entering Amazon login details or create an Amazon account, in case you don’t have an account.