January 24, 2019 7 months 16 hours ago

Amazon Canada targets post-secondary students with new monthly offer

SEATTLE – Amazon Canada is rolling out a monthly membership option for students that includes a six month free trial to Amazon Prime Video.

Prime Student members in Canada may now pay $3.99 per month (instead of $39 for an annual membership) for a membership that includes free shipping on select items, unlimited photo storage via Amazon Photos, games with Amazon Twitch, deals and offers including discounts on selected textbooks and fashion, plus access to movies and TV shows on Prime Video, including original content like The Grand Tour, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan.

Students of two- and four-year schools may sign up by providing their school email address at amazon.ca/joinstudent

"We are excited to see Prime Student resonate so well with students in Canada and are pleased to offer another flexible, monthly option at a low price of $3.99 per month," said Mike Strauch, Country Manager for Amazon Canada, in the news release.  "With Prime Video now included in their six-month trial, student members can start enjoying award-winning content from Amazon right away."