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Old 14-07-2018, 03:20 PM   #1
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Amazon Prime SG now only $2.99/month? Worth it?

Hello,

I'm thinking to use Amazon prime. Saw on this page for SG, https://www.amazon.com.sg/, it is now $2.99 per month, was $8.99 per month.

Will this price be permanent or will revert back to S8.99 in future?

And is it worth it beside able to get free games and use twitch prime for free?
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Old 14-07-2018, 03:51 PM   #2
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Very long ago prime now is 2.99 alr wor
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Old 14-07-2018, 03:53 PM   #3
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Oh~~ Heh.. I didn't know. Thanks thanks.
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Old 14-07-2018, 06:07 PM   #4
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Is it even worth it?

I had an account when it first launched coincidently it was the same time when GT season 2 came out. After that, there wasn't really any good deals via the prime app so then cancelled membership about afew months later.

Any current users care to share your opinion?
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Old 14-07-2018, 08:30 PM   #5
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I subscribe primarily for Twitch Prime. Online shopping feels like a secondary concern.

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Old 14-07-2018, 08:48 PM   #6
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It is useful if you buy from Prime regularly, i.e. at least a couple of time a month. Otherwise, there is barely any shows on the Amazon Prime Video locally. Also, do note that the variety of items on Prime Now as oppose to the full fledge Amazon, is very limited.
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Old 20-07-2018, 04:51 PM   #7
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If you watch Twitch often, Prime would be worth it for you to support a streamer. Additionally, there are free games that twitch would give, but you need to install their desktop app.

Prime Video doesn't have any updates, at least I don't regularly check it as everytime I check, nothing significate changed.

Shopping wise, I have not seen very much offers, but the delivery is what I like the most, I can get same day delivery.
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Old 20-07-2018, 04:57 PM   #8
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I subscribe primarily for Twitch Prime. Online shopping feels like a secondary concern.
who do u sub to?
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Old 20-07-2018, 09:48 PM   #9
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Will this price be permanent or will revert back to S8.99 in future?
Sure will revert, it's only a matter of when. Enjoy it while it lasts, if you do use the services. I use mainly for shopping, less the games and twitch.

For shopping, I suggest you get the trial first, then search around, see if the items/brands you typically buy are available in the local or international store selections. If yes, subscribe. If not, don't bother, unless you keen on the games or twitch prime.
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Old 19-12-2018, 07:54 PM   #10
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This is the THIRD time....

when amazon 1st launched, I joined prime, search for those items that I want and put them in the cart, went searching for coupons....next day, the prices of these items went up!

Nebermind, emptied the cart. A 2nd time I put the items and again next day the price changes to be higher! I wrote about this April/May in hardwarezone....

Then I cancelled my prime. Yesterday needed some cpu and can't find any cheaper in Qoo10 or etc and loh and behold, the cheapest was Amazon Prime SG. So I signed up prime again $2.99 and put the item in the cart, but it was already too late so I didn't trigger the buy. Today the item is NO LONGER available.

So it may be true, amazon sg got some AI running in the background that tries to suck as much $ out from consumer, but in an unfair way....

Sigh.
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Old 19-12-2018, 08:37 PM   #11
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yet to use the local prime...
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This is the THIRD time....

when amazon 1st launched, I joined prime, search for those items that I want and put them in the cart, went searching for coupons....next day, the prices of these items went up!

Nebermind, emptied the cart. A 2nd time I put the items and again next day the price changes to be higher! I wrote about this April/May in hardwarezone....

Then I cancelled my prime. Yesterday needed some cpu and can't find any cheaper in Qoo10 or etc and loh and behold, the cheapest was Amazon Prime SG. So I signed up prime again $2.99 and put the item in the cart, but it was already too late so I didn't trigger the buy. Today the item is NO LONGER available.

So it may be true, amazon sg got some AI running in the background that tries to suck as much $ out from consumer, but in an unfair way....

Sigh.
u delay checkout then blame IA. Good deals dont wait for anyone
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Old 19-12-2018, 09:21 PM   #13
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u delay checkout then blame IA. Good deals dont wait for anyone
The staff at amazon sg is macham like monitoring watch list
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This is the THIRD time....

when amazon 1st launched, I joined prime, search for those items that I want and put them in the cart, went searching for coupons....next day, the prices of these items went up!

Nebermind, emptied the cart. A 2nd time I put the items and again next day the price changes to be higher! I wrote about this April/May in hardwarezone....

Then I cancelled my prime. Yesterday needed some cpu and can't find any cheaper in Qoo10 or etc and loh and behold, the cheapest was Amazon Prime SG. So I signed up prime again $2.99 and put the item in the cart, but it was already too late so I didn't trigger the buy. Today the item is NO LONGER available.

So it may be true, amazon sg got some AI running in the background that tries to suck as much $ out from consumer, but in an unfair way....

Sigh.
Idea -> sign up for Prime only after you have decided to buy
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The staff at amazon sg is macham like monitoring watch list
normally i put in cart n straight buy
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