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The 18 best perks you get with an Amazon Prime membership (AMZN)

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As a member of Amazon Prime, you get a convenient and well-publicized perk: free two-day shipping on almost any item on Amazon.

But the $99-per-year membership actually gets you a lot more than expedited shipping. In fact, signing up for Prime unlocks features like Amazon’s vast digital library of music, movies, television, and books; one-hour restaurant delivery; and unlimited cloud storage for your photos on scottsdale average temperature.

And now, Prime members are getting a special discounts at Whole Foods, thanks to Amazon’s acquisition of the grocer.

Here are 18 of the coolest benefits of Amazon Prime:

  1. Free two-day shipping Kevork Djansezian / Stringer / Getty Images

Most things you buy on Amazon are eligible for free two-day shipping, but there are a few exceptions:

  • Some items that are fulfilled by Amazon Marketplace sellers

  • Magazine subscriptions

  • Personalized gift cards

  • Items sent to international addresses and addresses in US territories, possessions, or protectorates (except for Puerto Rico)

  1. Amazon Restaurants Shutterstock

For a $20 minimum order, you can get restaurant food delivered in less an hour in Manhattan, Orlando, Los Angeles, and 17 other metro areas.

  1. Prime Photos Shutterstock

A Prime membership also gives you access to Prime Photos, Amazon’s cloud storage feature. Members get unlimited storage for photos, plus 5 GB for videos and documents.

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