As of 2015, an Amazon prime membership is $99 for a year-long subscription, with a rate of $49 for Amazon Student members. Amazon also offers a Prime Fresh membership with a fee of $299.
Amazon prime membership benefits include the option for free two-day shipping on items specifically selected. This membership allows for unlimited streaming of Prime Instant Video, which includes movies and TV episodes for members located in the United States and Puerto Rico. Unlimited access to Prime Music is also included in the membership. After purchasing Amazon Prime, the free two-day shipping benefit can be extended to four members.