The SPY Guide to Amazon Prime: Double Secret Benefits You Might Not Know

The Spy.com Guide to Amazon Prime:

We all know that Amazon Prime means free two-day shipping on millions of items – for most of us that alone means the $99 annual fee gets paid back very quickly. But there are so many other benefits to being an Amazon Prime member, from free streaming video and music to reading unlimited books and magazines, enjoying Twitch for video game lovers and more.

Not only is Amazon Prime a great investment for you, but it’s also a fabulous present for the holidays. Give the gift of Amazon Prime, and while you’re at it, make sure you tell the recipient about all these fantastic benefits that they might not know about:


Prime gives you free access to thousands of streaming movies, TV series and Amazon original programming. Fans have had a say from the get-go in what programs get made for Amazon – and today, Amazon is winning accolades and awards for series including Transparent (2015 five-time Emmy award winner including Best Actor in a Comedy Series and Best Director), Goliath, Mozart in the Jungle, Man in the High Castle, One Mississippi, Just Add Magic and more. Plus Prime Video has plenty of must-see TV like Downton Abbey, original and exclusive movies, and programming for the whole family.


Are you tired of paying monthly fees for streaming music? Did you know that your Prime membership includes Prime Music, which has two million and counting songs, plus NO ads and is always available on demand for you? It has all of the features you love from streaming video sources, including thousands of curated playlists and personalized stations, plus has extra benefits such as on-demand unlimited skips and offline playback. Plus you can tell Alexa to stream your music for you on Amazon Echo, Echo Dot or Amazon Tap.


You don’t need a Kindle to enjoy over a thousand books, magazines, comics, Kindle singles and more. The free Kindle app for iOS and Android opens a world of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, short works, etc. for avid readers who are also Amazon Prime members.


Twitch, the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture and creative arts, has nearly ten million visitors to watch and play video games and more than two million streams. Prime Membership has its Twitch benefits: ad-free viewing, Prime exclusive chat badge, expanded emotes and color, free monthly Twitch channel subscription, plus discounts on new releases, including pre-orders and collectors editions. And gamers can take advantage of day-of delivery for new releases, too.

Amazon Prime Membership benefits keep growing all the time, giving you thousands of dollars in free perks and special access that’s impossible to put a dollar value on. It’s a great gift for the holidays, too.

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