College is expensive, so Amazon is doing its part to help students save money... so they can spend more. Amazon just came out with a new Prime subscription deal for college students in the U.S., and it'll definitely save some bucks.
Prime Student offers students 50% off Prime, including the usual perks: streaming access, photo storage, and two-day shipping. The deal also includes a free six month trial, just in case anyone is unsure if Prime is worth it (it's worth it). After that, the monthly fee is $5.49, which students can cancel whenever they want.
Amazon also offers an annual Prime Student deal at $49 per year. That ends up being $4.08 a month, but once the free trial period is over, it locks students in for another six months.
To be eligible for the Prime Student plan, users must have a .edu email address and "be able to provide proof of enrollment upon request."
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Students will receive exclusive deals, including coupons for everyday college essentials. They can save even more (up to 90%) by renting, buying, selling, or trading in their textbooks or other used class items through Amazon. No membership is required.
Sign up for Prime Student here.