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How to Get a Free Month of Amazon Prime
February 28, 2019
Ah, the perks of Amazon Prime.
We love free two-day shipping, free same-day shipping, free movies, free music and even free photo storage (for when your phone won’t stop letting you know your storage is full).
Yes, those are some solid benefits, but it will cost ya — about $119 a year.
Wanna know our secret, though?
You can get compensation, in some cases a free month of Amazon Prime, if one of your guaranteed shipments arrives late.
Find out If Amazon Owes You
You might’ve heard of Paribus.
The free tool tracks your online purchases from more than 25 merchants. When it detects a price drop, it’ll work with the retailer’s price-match policy to help get you the difference. When it detects an Amazon guaranteed shipment is late? It’ll work with Amazon to compensate you.
But what if you got free shipping as a Prime member? We’ve spoken with several shoppers who’ve gotten a free month of Prime as compensation.
Here’s how to make sure you get compensated for late shipments:
- Sign up with Paribus. All you need is your email address.
- Let Paribus do its thing, passively tracking your orders.
- If it detects a late guaranteed shipment, it’ll work with Amazon to get you compensated.
Happy free shipping, Amazon Prime members!
Disclosure: Paribus compensates us when you sign up using the links we provide.
Carson Kohler ([email protected]) is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. She’s managed to ease back on her Prime orders… it was a little out of hand there for a while.
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