TR Member Perks!

In an e-mail sent out to current Prime Members today, Amazon announced what has been rumored for a while now. They will be raising their rates of their Prime Membership from $79 to $99.

Even as fuel and transportation costs have increased, the price of Prime has remained the same for nine years.

With the items that they sell that are eligible for the 2 day Prime shipping has increased 20-fold, the ever expanding Amazon Instant Video, and the 500,000 books you can borrow if you own a Kindle, this price increase is well worth it still.

Don’t forget that there are still rumors out there that they are working on a free music streaming service, and a Prime TV set-top box. If these are introduced and are included in the new prime price, then it becomes a no-brainer for this service.

What are your thoughts of the price change? Leave them in the comments below.


JR Moore

JR Moore is the Former Chief Editor at TechRaptor. When he's not living life, he's connected to an Xbox, a phone or tablet checking out the latest and greatest.