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19 Amazon Prime Hacks You Probably Didn’t Know

Amazon Prime Shopping Hacks You Probably Did Not Know

Your Amazon Prime membership can not only get you free shipping and discounts but, with some tricks, you can have much more than those $119 you pay for your subscription. Watch out the Amazon Prime hacks. They are seriously worthy!

As Amazon says, 'there is something for everyone with prime.' They say it right! You can save more and enjoy more perks by being an Amazon Prime member with some smart Amazon Hacks. If you are not a Prime subscriber, then hurry up and get free 30-day trials for Prime so that you can snag big deals during Amazon Prime Day sale. The free subscription will last through the time of the sale. 

How to hack Amazon Prime

You can become a Prime pro and get the most out of amazon prime with some useful Amazon Prime tricks. There are many benefits hidden in your Prime membership. Trust me!

Here are the 19 genius Amazon prime hacks that can not only get you lower prices, but also refunds, and free stuff. 

1. Share your Prime account

amazon household

Sharing those precious moments of your life with your family is bliss, and sharing your Amazon Prime account is a bonus! You can Share the (Prime) Love and Prime benefits with Amazon household. Just set up your Household account for free and share it between up to five immediate members of your family. You can add one more adult or up to four teens or four children. 

Both adults can get access to free Prime delivery, thousands of free movies and TV shows on Prime Video, above 1,000 books and magazines in Prime Reading, and much more. Children can access digital content their parents have approved but cannot shop, whereas, teens can buy and get their orders approved by parents, and access other Prime benefits.


2. Did you find the Amazon Treasure Truck?

amazon treasure truck


The Amazon Treasure Truck is an Amazon mobile store that offers one fantastic deal of the day. It moves around to specific areas, and you cannot find it everywhere. If you want to find out the sale of the day in your area, sign up for texts by visiting Amazon Treasure Truck.

The treasure truck has got something for kids as well. When you purchase anything, they give out little toys like bouncy balls, colored pencils, brass coins, and other fun goodies for the kiddos. You never knew what’s coming next!

3. Save $12 per year on unlimited photo storage with Prime Photo  

amazon prime photos

Have you downloaded the free Amazon Photo app on your smartphone? If not, then download it now. Because with Prime photo, you will get 5 GB of cloud space for music, videos, and other files using Amazon Drive. Those who aren't on Amazon Prime need to pay $12 per year for this excellent service. That means Prime subscription can save you $12 a year. Plus, you can save up your phone’s storage, by adding all your images to the Prime Vault and access them anytime.

4. Get a free month of Prime for late deliveries

enjoy free month of prime

If your delivery is not on time, you can get a free month of Prime with the Guaranteed Accelerated Delivery policy. The policy promises delivery by the stated date, and if you don't get your product on your mentioned date, you can get a Prime Extension (up to 12 a year). Prime Student accounts don't qualify for this policy.

To file a claim and avail free prime month, go to Your Orders> locate the order, click File/View Claim > Report problem.

5. Enjoy unlimited games with Twitch Prime

twitch prime

Do you like games? Great!  Amazon Prime membership can give you access to Twitch Prime which includes exclusive in-game content, bonus games, monthly channel subscription at no additional cost, exclusive emotes, and chat badges. 

6. Access lightning deals before anyone

access all deals first


Another incredible amazon prime hack is that you can get VIP treatment when it comes to deals with Prime membership. Gain access to heavily discounted products that are up for sale for about 30 minutes before everyone else and save big on all lightning deals. 

7. Enroll in Prime Student

prime student

Amazon offers freebies (six months of free prime) to college students. With Prime student account, college students can get free two-day shipping and receive a 50% discount for membership after free six months. Which means to pay only $49 a year. To register for Prime Student, you need a valid .edu email address and a proof that you're taking at least one class. 

8. Earn a 2% reward every time on reloading Amazon gift card 

amazon gift card

You have got $5 credit for the first time you reloaded a $100 Amazon gift card. But do you know you can keep earning a 2% reward on the same gift card? Yes on recharging the existing gift card, you can get a 2% bonus based on the amount you reload. You can use this amazon gift card hack to make purchases for a continuous discount. 

9. With Amazon music, you can save up to $120 a year

listening music

Your Amazon Prime account can give you access to Ad-free, on-demand music, skip as many songs as you'd like, create your playlists, and play music offline. Because for similar ad-free music service, you have to pay $9.99 a month on Spotify which means you are saving $120 a year with your Amazon Prime subscription.

10. Get boxes filled with the Amazon free Stuff

amazon free samples

You can get free stuff on amazon prime in the form of Sample Boxes. You can receive free sample makeup boxes from Amazon and many other product samples if you are a Prime member. All you need to pay is a first denomination that ranges $5 to $15, but Amazon will then credit your account with the amount you paid which you can use for future purchases.

11. Earn every time you choose Free no-rush shipping

amazon no rush shipping

Another great Amazon shopping hack is that you can earn a credit of $1 to $5. How? Choose free no-rush shipping option at checkout. If you can wait for your order up to 5 days instead of 2, Amazon will reward you with some credits ($1-$5) which you can use for accessing eBooks, apps, digital movies, games, music, and Prime Pantry.

You may also split your order that has more than one item and chooses no-rush shipping for each product to earn more credits faster.

12. Try before you shop with Prime wardrobe

prime wardrobe

This is one of the best Amazon prime benefits you didn't know about. Prime membership can give you a chance to try your favorite dress, shoes, and accessories at your home, return the pieces you don't like and pay only