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College Students: How to Score FREE 6-Month Amazon Prime Membership ($59 Value)

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This FREE membership for college students includes TONS of perks!

Amazon Prime is currently offering a FREE 6-month Amazon Prime Membership to students with a valid .edu email address.

To sign up for this hot offer, head to the Amazon Prime Student Page and specify your college, year, and major.


Here are the benefits of Amazon Prime Student

Amazon Prime Student

1. Save $165 in shipping with unlimited fast and free delivery.

Not only do you get your packages quicker with 2-day, 1-day, same-day, and 2-hour (exclusively for Prime Now orders) shipping speeds, you can skip the stores on release day with free release-date delivery on eligible pre-order video games, movies, and more – love it!

Potential savings: When you order three packages per month during your 6-month membership, that’s a savings of $165.24.


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2. Stream $77 worth of highly-rated movies and TV when you ditch Netflix.

Get instant access to movies and TV shows at no additional cost with thousands of titles to choose from. Stream what you love on select smart TVs, Roku, Xbox, Amazon Fire TV, iPhones, tablets, and Android devices. You can even download to your device and watch offline.

  • Monthly cost of Netflix: $12.99

Potential savings: To have a video streaming service for 6-months, you would end up paying $77.94.


Amazon Prime Student

3. Save $105 on exclusive laptop deals, snacks, and video games.

Prime Student works with hundreds of vendors to offer great deals from laptops and video games to study snacks and office supplies.

Potential savings: If the exclusive deal savings for Amazon Student is even a mere 15%, in 6 months you could save $105.


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4. Get $103 in free ebooks, digital magazines, and comics.

Gain unlimited access to over a thousand books, current issue magazines, books with Audible narration, comics, Kindle Singles, and more that can be streamed from your phone, tablet, or Kindle.

Potential savings: Buying a new book each month over a 6-month period would cost $103.20.


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5. Save $35 in cloud-storage costs to store as much as you want.

Prime Photo lets you securely save as many photos as you like and see them on your phone, computer, or tablet. You can even share this Prime benefit and give free photo storage to up to five family members or friends.

Potential savings: Using unlimited photo storage from Amazon Student for 6 months saves $35.94.


Amazon Prime Student

6. Shop 30 minutes before everyone else to save up to $45.

Shop the sales 30 minutes before anyone else with exclusive access to the hottest Lightning deals on tech, fashion, and everyday essentials. They go quick – and once they’re gone, it’s for good!

  • Average savings on Lightning deals: 30%, item prices vary.

Potential savings: Score one Lightning deal a month (before they sell out) regularly priced at $25, for a 6-months savings of $45!

College students get free Prime Student membership for 6 months

Ready to sign up!?

To qualify for your completely FREE 6-month membership of Amazon Student, you must have a valid .edu email address and you’ll need to specify your college, year, and major.

After your free 6-month trial ends, you’ll automatically continue receiving Amazon Prime benefits at the discounted student cost of just $6.49/month OR $59/year with automatic renewal (that’s 50% off the regular cost!) – AND you can cancel at ANY time. Verified students are eligible to receive the Prime Student discount for four years or until graduation — whichever comes first.


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  1. Teresa

    Our son goes to college in North Dakota, a small town, with no real options but 1 local grocery store. So getting this has saved him a ton on his staples. He cut his food bill by almost $40 a month (plus gas), and gets the same brand he has to drive over a hour to a Walmart for. Plus he gets most everything in 2-3 days.

    • Jennifer (Hip Sidekick)

      I’m really glad this has saved him money! Thanks, Teresa!

  2. shop4mybabies

    my daughter got this for free and then the last 2 years she has paid 60$ a year as college students get prime half off…my other one just started college, so I think in January when gillian’s expires, i’ll have Madison do the 6 months free before we renew. We love it for getting college books. I like Amazon music. We watch Amazon prime. I didn’t know about Amazon photos but will definitely take advantage so thanks for telling us about that

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      You’re SO very welcome! Glad to help! SO glad your daughters have been able to score the Free 6 month Student Membership!

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