Amazon Prime membership is not just about free and fast delivery. it gets you access to Prime Video, Music, and tons of other perks. If you still want to save money on that, Amazon Prime Student membership comes at half the price but with extra perks and free access to tons of things. If you are a college student and are eligible to get the Amazon Prime Student, you can get all of them and save money even on the membership too.
Let us see the best free perks you will get with an Amazon Prime Student membership.
- How to Sign up for Amazon Prime Student
- Amazon Prime Student Free Benefits
How to Sign up for Amazon Prime Student
Amazon Prime Student is exclusively for students who are in the school or university. To enjoy the benefits of student membership, you need to create an account on Amazon with your edu email address from the college.
In case you don’t have an edu email address, you can provide proof of enrollment like student ID, tuition bill, or college acceptance letter via email to [email protected]. You can check out this page to know more about the format of the email to be sent to Amazon.
Remember that the Prime membership subscription-cost and benefits can vary from country to country, so make sure your Amazon app country settings is set correctly.
Amazon Prime Student Free Benefits
Now, let’s take a look at the list of perks or benefits that you will get after signing up for the Amazon Prime Student membership.
Get Amazon Prime Free for 6 Months
Generally, the free trial of Amazon Prime is only for 30-days. However, the Prime Student plan offers a free trial for a period of 6-months to college students. If you would like to continue the membership after the trial, you will be charged $6.49 per month.
This is half the price of the regular Prime Membership plan that costs $12.99 per month. Prime Student members will get the 50% discount deal till they finish their degrees in colleges or universities.
Free Food Delivery with GrubHub
Prime Student members will get a free monthly Grubhub+ Student membership. This includes unlimited free delivery applicable on orders above $12 from eligible restaurants. Plus, you can also earn 10% Grubhub+ Cash on all off-campus pick-up orders. Generally, Grubhub+ student costs $9.99 per month. To get free delivery on GrubHub, you have to activate the GrubHub+ student offer after signing up for the Prime Student plan.
Get Free Access to Calm Meditation App
Calm is a popular mobile app that helps people to reduce anxiety, stress and improve focus, concentration, and self-esteem. The Calm subscription unlocks hundreds of hours of original audio content designed to reduce stress, sleep better and live a healthier life.
Prime Student members will get free unlimited access to the Calm app for a period of 3-months. After the trial, members are eligible for a discounted annual subscription for $8.99 per year. The normal subscription fee for the Calm app is $69.99 per year.
Exclusive Travel Deals and Discounts
Amazon, with StudentUniverse, gives you h8uge discounts on flight tickets and hotel rooms if you are a Prime Student member. Flight tickets booked on StudentUniverse can get an additional 10% discount as well.
When you have an active Prime Student membership, you will receive an Amazon Gift Card with a value equal to 10% of the purchase price of hotel bookings.
Get Free Access to Kindle Unlimited
Are you someone who loves reading books? Then, you will like the Prime Student membership, as it provides free access to Kindle Unlimited for a period of 2 months. Kindle Unlimited has more than 2 million digital titles featuring bestsellers, popular series, and more.
Free Homework Help with CourseHero
CourseHero is an online learning platform that enables students to subscribe or contribute their own resources to earn subscriptions to more than 60 million course materials, tutoring, and support resources.
Prime Student members are eligible for a 1-month free trial of Course Hero, and a discounted subscription of $9.95/month (60% or more off). They get access to textbook solutions, practice problems, and expert tutors to help with all their studying needs.
Access Prime Video Channels at Low Fee
If you are subscribed to the Prime Student plan, then you can get access to popular Prime Video channels for $0.99/month for one year. Some of the channels include Showtime, Epix, Lifetime Movie Club, Shudder, Acorn TV, and more.
Besides the above-listed channels, Prime Students also get free access to thousands of movies and TV shows streaming on Prime Video.
Get Amazon Music at Discounted Price
Prime Student members get free access to Amazon Music Unlimited. However, they can subscribe to Amazon Music without getting the whole Prime Student membership. Amazon Music has over 75 million songs at $0.99 per month for 4 years. Generally, Amazon Music costs $4.99 per month.
Apart from the above-listed perks, Prime Student members also get access to unlimited photo storage on Amazon Photos. Plus, they get early access to lightning deals on shopping.