5 Ways to Get Free Amazon Prime (at Least for Awhile)

Snag another Amazon Prime trial using a different email address, or maybe try out a Sprint phone plan.
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If you're an Amazon enthusiast, or like the idea of faster and cheaper shipping, chances are you've considered Amazon Prime. Or maybe you already have a subscription, but are looking for ways to cut down the Prime cost.

SEE ALSO: How Much Is Amazon Prime?

Either way, we've got you covered with this guide on how to get Amazon Prime for free — if only for a little while.

5 Ways to Get Free Amazon Prime

1. Sign Up for an Amazon Prime Free Trial

The easiest way to get free Prime is to sign up for a trial on Amazon's website. It only takes a few minutes, and you'll have free Prime for 30 days. At that time, you can choose to continue your subscription using the annual or monthly option, or cancel right away without paying a dime.

The easiest way to get free Prime is to sign up for a trial on Amazon's website.

2. Use Another Email Address for More Free Prime

When you sign up for the 30-day trial, you'll be prompted to enter your email address. But what if 30 days isn't enough or you need a bit more time to get a feel for Prime? You can sign up again using a different email address.

However, this means you'll need to create another profile and enter your payment methods again, which may or may not be worth the hassle.

3. Do a Free Amazon Prime Student Trial

If you're a college student who's interested in a Prime membership, you can take advantage of a 6-month Prime trial instead of a 30-day one. Once it ends, you can pay monthly or annually for Prime Student until you graduate or four years are up — whichever one comes first.

SEE ALSO: 7 Ways to Score Deals on Amazon Prime Membership

4. Try Sprint's Unlimited Premium Plan

Are you a current Sprint customer or thinking about becoming one? If you have the Unlimited Premium plan, you'll get a free Amazon Prime membership as long as your service is active.

5. Look Into American Express

Do you have an American Express card, or plan to apply for one in the near future? Depending on the card, you may be eligible for up to one year of free Amazon Prime or Business Prime.

What are your thoughts, readers? Are there any other tips or tricks you've used to get Amazon Prime for free? Let us know in the comments below.
DealNews Contributing Writer

After spending several years as a governmental accountant, Allison transitioned into the world of freelance writing. Her work has appeared on on a number of reputable sites, including The Wall Street Journal, Investopedia, Daily Finance, MSN Money, and Credit.com.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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