With barely a month after launch, Amazon is now bringing its gold standard Amazon Prime service to consumers in the UAE. UAE residents can now not only shop for almost anything on the world’s biggest e-retailer, they can also take advantage of its year-round next day delivery service. Launched today in UAE, Amazon Prime will give shoppers access to exclusive deals as well as priority shipping on international orders.
How does Amazon Prime work?
Amazon Prime subscribers get free next-day delivery across the UAE on millions of local and international items with no minimum purchase. They will also receive shipping benefits on orders they want to receive the same day, with 50 per cent off on deliveries to Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Al Ain and Ajman. Prime members will also get free delivery in six to nine business days for international orders over Dh100 on five million Prime-eligible products shipped from Amazon US. Also users will have access to exclusive and award-winning Amazon Original series, TV shows with Prime Video, video game benefits with Twitch Prime and many more.
Benefits for Signing Up for Amazon Prime in UAE
- Free Next-Day delivery on all eligible items shipped by Amazon.ae
- Free international delivery on millions of eligible items and orders over AED 100 from Amazon US when you shop from Amazon.ae
- Exclusive access to popular and award-winning movies and TV shows with Prime Video
- Access to a selection of free games every month, free in-game loot, a Twitch channel subscription and more with Twitch Prime
- Amazon Prime customers get 36 hours of deals across electricals, books, fashion, homeware , all with free next day delivery.
- 30 minute early access to select deals
How much does Amazon Prime cost?
UAE customers can enjoy a 30-day free trial if they sign up to Amazon Prime now. After the free period, if they wish to continue, they need to pay Dh12 a month. This is an introductory offer and it will run until October 31 2019. Later, the price will rise to Dh16 a month or Dh140 annually.
Amazon Video and Twitch Prime
Along with shopping benefits, Prime members will have access to Amazon’s streaming service. They can stream or download Amazon Originals like The Grand Tour, and Manchester City or Indian hit shows like Mirzapur and Breathe, and can watch anytime, anywhere via the Prime Video app on Android and iOS phones and tablets, select Smart TVs, game consoles, Fire TV stick, Apple TV 3 or 4. Twitch Prime members can enjoy access to some of the world’s biggest games, free games, a free monthly Twitch channel subscription, an expanded set of chat emotes and colors, an exclusive chat badge, and more.