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What is Amazon Prime Student? Everything you need to know

A Level results are out and this September lots of students will be moving to a new city in the height of Back to School season, and discovering the exact limit on how many shots are too many shots. That, and broadening their minds, of course.

There will be plenty of new life lessons and hacks learnt, namely how to make that student loan stretch further and scope out all the places offering a student discount. One of the most important is Amazon Prime Student. Luckily, we’re here to tell you all about it.

Bagging all the same benefits as the full Amazon Prime membership, Amazon Prime Student allows you access to a plethora of money saving deals and services that will see you through a haze of never ending hangovers, ready-meals and essays — the unholy trinity of university.

Lending a helping hand as you fly through your studies, Amazon Prime Student is not to be missed as you wade through your first taste of independence and having the worrying task of balancing your finances.

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Really, Amazon Prime Student is like a Russian Doll, in that it sits primly as a deal within a deal. Not only does the fully-fledged membership come at a discounted rate to the non-student Prime price, it’ll open you up to even more opportunity to save money, starting with a free trial.

Unlike the standard 30-day free trial offered for a regular Prime membership, students can enjoy six full months of Student Prime for free, giving oodles of time to figure out whether it’s just what you need.

When it comes around to paying for it once those initial six months end, save a whopping 50% off your membership. With standard rates of £79 a year or £7.99 a month, students can choose between a £39 yearly cost (equating to £3.25 a month) or choose a monthly plan of £3.99 payments.

Everyone knows the true highlight of a Prime membership is the all-important free one-day delivery, which you can expect in Amazon Student Prime accounts, too. Running out of booze right before a party, in a state of emergency after your laptop broke, or simply need a last minute costume for that refreshers party? Make an order on any Prime delivery eligible products and it’ll be with you in less than 24 hours.

Again, much like standard Prime membership you can also enjoy access to Prime Video with its catalogue of both Amazon Original series and other TV shows and films, as well as Amazon Music and Prime Reading.

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On top of this, Student Prime also has a number of great deals exclusive to its members, including discounts on stationery supplies, textbooks, clothing and AmazonBasics products.

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