Save 20 Percent on Amazon Prime Today Only

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Thinking of joining Amazon Prime? Don’t delay another day! Shoppers signing up for the service will get a rare deal on Friday.

For 24 hours only, you can get Amazon Prime for $79, a 20 percent savings on the standard $99 membership fee. New Prime members can sign up for the discounted membership on Friday from midnight EST until 11:59 p.m. PST.

Amazon is running the promotion in tandem with the Friday premiere of “The Grand Tour,” a new series available exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.

Prime is Amazon’s subscription service. It includes benefits such as:

  • Free two-day shipping with no required minimum purchase
  • Free video streaming, including movies and TV series
  • Free unlimited music streaming
  • Free unlimited photo storage
  • Free access to more than 800,000 e-books
  • Up to 50 percent off Android phones

New benefits pop up from time to time on Prime. In September, Prime added unlimited free access to a new short-form digital audio service from Audible Inc.

After joining Prime, you’ll probably do a lot more shopping at Amazon. Find out how to cut the cost of your purchases by reading “7 Ways to Score Free Amazon Cards.”

Do you plan to sign up for Amazon Prime on Friday? Let us know — or just share your thoughts about Prime — below or on our Facebook page.

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