- Airtel, Vi, and Jio are offering free Amazon Prime membership with their respective recharge
- Amazon Prime membership is priced at Rs 129 for a month, while the yearly subscription costs Rs 999
- Amazon Prime benefits include free, fast delivery on eligible items, video streaming, ad-free music, exclusive access to deals, and more
You can avail free Amazon Prime membership with your next recharge plan. All three leading telcos in India, Airtel, Jio, and Vi, have a handful of recharge packs/ plans in their portfolio that offers subscriptions to the e-commerce platform’s Prime service. It’s a great service for those who shop regularly from the site. Additionally, the Amazon Prime membership offers streaming of tons of TV shows and movies, ad-free music, free Kindle books, unlimited photo storage, and more. In this piece, we’ll be taking a look at how you can avail Amazon Prime membership for free in India with Airtel, Jio, or Vi’s recharge.
Amazon Prime plans and benefits
Amazon Prime membership plans are divided into two categories monthly and yearly. The monthly Amazon Prime plan costs Rs 129, while the yearly membership is priced at Rs 999. If you calculate, the yearly Amazon Prime membership plan is cheaper than the monthly plan, which rounds off to Rs 1,598 for a year. However, there are still a number of use cases where people would want to opt for the short-term Amazon prime plans. Both Amazon Prime membership plans come with the same benefits, which are as follows:
|Amazon Prime plans||Benefits||Validity|
|Rs 129 Amazon Prime plan||30 days|
|Rs 999 Amazon Prime plan||365 days|
|Prime Video Mobile Edition plan||28 days|
There are other benefits as well. Read here for more information. Amazon also offers a 30-day free trial period of Prime membership to first-time users with the same benefits as paid members. Additionally, the company recently announced Prime Video Mobile Edition plan in India, which is a mobile-only plan that comes at an extremely affordable price point. It’s currently available for Airtel customers in India at a starting price of Rs 89. The free trial can be claimed through the Airtel Thanks app.
How to get Amazon Prime membership for free
Amazon Prime membership is available for free in India with select Airtel, Jio, and Vi recharges. While Airtel offers the membership with its both Prepaid and Postpaid recharges, Vi and Jio offer it only with postpaid plans. Here’s a quick look at the recharges available with Amazon Prime free membership in India.
Best Airtel recharge with free Amazon Prime membership
Amazon Prime membership is available for Airtel customers with both prepaid and postpaid subscribers at the moment. These plans are also bundled with free voice calls, SMSes, data benefits and more. In addition to Prime membership, Airtel Postpaid plans also offers free subscription to Disney+ Hotstar VIP.
|Airtel plans with free Prime membership||Benefits||Validity|
|Rs 349 prepaid pack||28 days|
|Rs 499 postpaid plan||30 days|
|Rs 749||30 days|
|Rs 999||30 days|
|Rs 1,599||30 days|
Amazon Prime Video mobile only plan is available with the respective Airtel prepaid packs
- Rs 89 Airtel recharge pack
- Rs 299 Airtel recharge pack
Best Jio recharge with free Amazon Prime membership
Jio only has postpaid plans in its portfolio that offer Amazon Prime membership for free. The plans are also bundled with free Netlfix and Disney+ Hotstar subscriptions. Free voice calls, SMSes, and data plans are also available with these Jio postpaid plans.
|Jio Plans with free Prime membership||Benefits||Validity|
|Rs 399 Jio Postpaid Plus||30 days|
|Rs 599||30 days|
|Rs 799 Jio Postpaid Plus||30 days|
|Rs 899 Jio Postpaid Plus||30 days|
|Rs 1,499 Jio Postpaid Plus||30 days|
Best Vi recharge with free Amazon Prime membership
Much like Jio, Vi also offers free Amazon Prime membership to its subscribers only with postpaid plans. The plans also come with a free voice, SMSes, data, and subscription to ZEE5 premium. Here’s a quick at them
|Vi Plans with free Prime membership||Benefits||Validity|
|Rs 499 Vi postpaid recharge plan||30 days|
|Rs 699 Vi postpaid recharge plan||30 days|
|Rs 1,099 Vi postpaid recharge plan||30 days|
How to activate free Amazon Prime membership with Jio, Airtel, and Vi
Your service provider will share the link with you to activate Amazon Prime membership subscription for free. You can also head to Airtel, Jio, and Vi’s respective Airtel Thanks, My Jio, and Vi app, login with your number to activate the subscription.
What will be the validity of Amazon Prime membership
The free Amazon Prime membership that you get from Airtel, Jio, and Vi will be valid for a year. After that, it’ll not be covered in-house. The renewal will be on a chargeable basis. “Amazon Prime is a one-time benefit, applicable only if not already availed with any other Postpaid plan,” says Vi on its website.