More than 15 million items available for unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping to U.S. Prime members
The gift of Prime includes a yearâ€™s worth of entertainment with Prime Instant Video and the Kindle Ownersâ€™ Lending Library
ÂMillions of members already enjoy the benefits of Amazon Prime.Â In the US, that includesÂ unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on more than 15 million items, instant streaming of over 41,000 movies and TV episodes through Prime Instant Video and over 350,000 books to borrow through the Kindle Owners` Lending Library. Starting today, customers can now give the gift of anÂ Amazon PrimeÂ membership. â€œMembers have told us they want to give the gift of Prime and we are delighted to offer this new capability in time for the holidays.â€ said Greg Greeley, Vice President of Amazon Prime. â€œOur customers can now give the convenience of unlimited two-day shipping to family and friends - it`s a gift that can be enjoyed all year long. When you add in the huge selection of popular movies, TV shows and Kindle books already included in the membership, giving Prime is giving a yearâ€™s worth of convenience AND entertainment" Purchasing Amazon Prime as a gift is simple and convenient.Â Customers can visitÂ www.amazon.com/giftprime, add Prime to the shopping cart, enter the recipientâ€™s email address and select a delivery date.Â Gift recipients will receive an email on that date, with redemption instructionsÂ to immediately start streaming quality digital content, borrowing books and shopping with fast, free shipping on millions of items. The annual prime membership is $79. Since the launch of Prime in 2005, Amazon continues to add more and more membership benefits, increasing the selection of items available for unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping by more than fifteen times, introducing Prime Instant Video, adding the Kindle Owners` Lending Library and recently introducing Kindle First which provides Prime members the chance to read a book from Amazon Publishing in advance of its publication each month for free. About Amazon.com Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earthâ€™s Biggest Selection. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earthâ€™s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads; Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel, Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto & Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazonâ€™s developer customers with access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazonâ€™s own back-end technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of business. Kindle Paperwhite is the worldâ€™s best-selling and most advanced e-reader. It features new display technology with higher contrast, the next generation built-in light, a faster processor, the latest touch technology, and exclusive new features designed from the ground up for readers. Kindle, the lightest and smallest Kindle, features improved fonts and faster page turns. The new Kindle Fire HDX features a stunning exclusive 7â€ or 8.9â€ HDX display, a quad-core 2.2 GHz processor, 2x more memory, and 11 hours of battery life, as well as exclusive new features of Fire OS 3.0 including X-Ray for Music, Second Screen, Prime Instant Video downloads, and the revolutionary new Mayday button. The all-new Kindle Fire HD includes an HD display, high-performance processor and dual speakers at a breakthrough price.