Today we are welcoming another global application arriving in Egypt.
Amazon has announced it is launching Amazon Prime in Egypt, which follows last year’s launch of Amazon.eg which replaced Souq.com. Amazon Prime will not just include a streaming service, but will also provide many benefits and offers that will put it a vicious competitor to most of the streaming services in Egypt and e-commerce platforms.
Here’s everything you need to know about Amazon Prime’s launch in Egypt.
What Is Amazon Prime?
Amazon Prime is a paid subscription platform from Amazon that provides a huge variety of services.
The platform provides services that include shopping, saving, and entertainment; these services are being used by more than 200 million paid members in 24 countries like The United States of America, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, and many more.
Amazon Prime Benefits
Amazon Prime is providing many benefits to the members that are hard to resist.
1- Fast, Free Delivery
Amazon Prime members will enjoy fast, free delivery on half a million prime eligible items including daily essentials, fashion, groceries, electronics, home, and kitchen. There are options for the unlimited fast, free delivery,
1- FREE Next-Day Delivery with no minimum order on most governorates across Egypt
2- FREE Same-Day Delivery on orders over EGP350 placed before 11:30 AM in Cairo and Giza
2- Prime Day
Amazon Prime members will enjoy exclusive deals and discounts on Prime day, which is the annual global shopping event; during the event, the members will be able to save products from local brands and small businesses among many categories.
This year, the event will be in July in more than 20 countries.
3- Prime Video:
Members of Amazon Prime will have access to unlimited streaming of award-winning Amazon originals and international licensed movies and shows; they will also enjoy the most anticipated upcoming series The Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power, in addition to Hotel Transylvania: Transformania, The Boys, Reacher, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Wheel of Time, The Grand Tour, and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan.
You can enjoy this on Smart TVs, streaming devices, game consoles, tablets, mobile phones, and desktops.
4- Prime Gaming:
Members of Amazon can enjoy access to free in-gaming content like FIFA 22, PUBG: Battlegrounds, Roblox, League of Legends, and more every month. They will also download free PC games and monthly Twitch channel subscriptions for free.
Prime Exclusive Deals:
Prime members will enjoy special deals on the brands they love.
Jamil Ghani, Vice President, Amazon Prime said
Today, Amazon customers in Egypt can join more than 200 million paid members in 24 other countries worldwide in enjoying the benefits included with Amazon Prime membership. The combination of fast and free delivery on a wide selection, award-winning entertainment, and exclusive savings is designed to make members’ lives more convenient, easier, and a little more fun every day. And this is just Day One for Prime in Egypt; we’ll keep making Prime even better by adding more selection to shop, making delivery even faster, adding more high-quality digital entertainment, and introducing new, impactful benefits.”
The Pricing and Payment Methods
Amazon Prime offers a very tempting price to subscribe, unlike the other platforms.
The monthly fee for the subscription is 29 EGP and the annual is 249 EGP and the first month of the subscription will be a free trial.
Amazon has made it easier for the users to pay for their subscription as they can pay online through their debit card or credit card and it collaborated with Orange telecommunications to provide more payment options to the users.
Omar Elsahy who is Amazon Egypt General Manager stated,
“Since the launch of Amazon.eg, we have been expanding on our best-in-class selection to provide customers with hundreds of thousands of local and global brands across categories, coupled with a fast and reliable delivery experience”
Today, we are thrilled to provide customers in Egypt with a new Amazon product – Amazon Prime – bringing value, convenience, and fun to our customers. We will continuously innovate to bring global know-how with local expertise to fulfill the needs of our customers in Egypt, and there will always be more to come for our customers.
We expect that Amazon Prime will attract a huge number of users with all these unique benefits.
To learn more about Amazon Prime, you can visit amazon.eg/prime.