You can get Amazon Prime, which normally costs £79 per annum, completely free if you are a regular Amazon customer.
You get unlimited one-day delivery on over 7 million items, and courier costs can be quite expensive.
In addition, there is unlimited photo storage in Amazon Cloud Drive. I am an avid photographer, and my pictures are now in their thousands.
I'm not into videos too much so I don't take so much advantage of the unlimited instant streaming of more than 15,000 titles with Prime Instant Video. In the last month, I have watched about two.
If you divide the £79 cost of Amazon Prime, by the number of weeks in the year, you'll come up with 1.519. Let's just say one and a half for convenience sake.
Amazon allows you to click a button to elect for a three day delivery on your non-urgent items. In return they'll give you a £1 credit off digital music or Kindle books.
Quite often, when I order on Amazon, I need the goods pretty damn quick, but I purchase around five or six items a week, and at least two of them are non-urgent. I mean, how important are freezer bags or elastic bands?
In the last year I have managed to get £83 in £1 refunds and this has been used towards Kindle books and the occasional music tract. The photo storage gives me tremendous peace of mind, and now the colder weather is upon us, I might watch more videos.
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