The 8 best Amazon Prime freebies and perks I'd snap up ahead of Prime Day

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An Amazon Prime membership already comes with several paid-for benefits, such as free shipping and access to Prime Video. But now, as part of the retailer's upcoming Amazon Prime Day sale, members can get many more freebies and perks. I've gathered all the best ones right here that you should definitely take advantage of – if you're signed up for Amazon Prime.

To start, regular Spotify listeners disgruntled by the repeated price increases to the service will want to check out this five-month free trial to Music Unlimited. It grants you access to over 100 million songs, including over seven million in what it calls 'Ultra HD' – high-quality audio that's more than ten times the bitrate of standard definition streaming services.

Bookworms are in for a treat too, as you can get three months of Kindle Unlimited and three months of Audible for free. With these services, you get access to millions of books, audiobooks, magazines, and podcasts as part of the membership – including the option to download and keep some titles.

But that's not all. There's the chance to sign up for select Prime Video channels for only $0.99, download over a dozen PC games for free through Prime Gaming, and even get free food delivery and a $10 gift card through Grubhub.

Not a member? You can sign up for a 30-day Amazon Prime free trial to use all of these perks and freebies. Plus, you get access to this year's Prime Day deals on July 16 – 17.

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8 best Amazon Prime Day freebies and perks

Amazon Music Unlimited: free forfive months

Amazon Music Unlimited: free for five months
This limited-time offer for music lovers will give you access to millions upon millions of songs – many in ultra-high-quality audio – for five months at no charge. You'll also get completely ad-free streaming, unlimited skips, and full Alexa device support. If you've been curious about this service, or want to try an alternative to Spotify then now's a fantastic time to check it out. Note, however, that this offer is open to new users only.

Amazon Kindle Unlimited: free for three months

Amazon Kindle Unlimited: free for three months
Save $30 and get yourself unlimited access to over a million books, magazines, and audiobooks for three months with this early Prime Day deal available exclusively for Prime members. Read and download books onto any Kindle, iOS, Android, PC or Mac and enjoy offline reading anywhere with this extended free trial that's perfect for book lovers.

Audiblethree months free

Audible: three months free
Prefer audiobooks? There's also a three-month free trial of Audible available to Amazon Prime members. This service includes thousands of audiobooks, podcasts and original stories to listen to on your devices. Plus, as a member, you get additional perks such as a credit each month that lets you download and keep an audiobook.

Amazon Devices:

Amazon Devices: get up to 43% off
There's no need to wait around for Prime Day if you've got your eye on some of Amazon's most popular smart devices as many have already been discounted to record-low prices. There are offers on video doorbells, security cameras, Fire tablets, Kindles and Fire TVs. These prices won't be beaten when the sale officially starts, either, so are well worth securing now in case they sell out next month.

Prime Gaming

Prime Gaming: get 15 free PC games through July 26
Amazon is giving away 15 PC games for free from now until July 26. Titles include the inventive swindler adventure Card Shark, tricksy multiplayer spy shooter Deceive Inc, classic shooter Star Wars Battlefront 2 and the somewhat maligned assassination sandbox Hitman Absolution. It's a decent haul, overall.

Prime Video Channels

Prime Video Channels: from $0.99 or 50% off
As well as all the standard content, you can also add other channels to your Amazon Prime Video account for services such as Crunchyroll, Starz, Paramount Plus and Showtime. If you're new to any of these you can now get either your first month for $0.99 or get 50% off for up to two months. That's enough time to binge anything you're interested in on each one.


Grubhub: $10 Amazon gift card with orders over $25
Now you've got enough music to listen to, books to read, games to play and TV shows to watch you won't want to leave the house. And now you don't have to, as Prime members get free food delivery through Grubhub. Plus, when you make an order of $25 or more, you can use the code GRUBPRIME to get a $10 Amazon gift card to spend at the retailer.

Amazon Fresh Groceries

Amazon Fresh Groceries: $15 coupon when you spend over $75
There are a whole host of offers for Prime members in the Amazon Fresh service that are worth taking advantage of to save time and money on your grocery shopping. Prime members get free pickup or delivery for up to 90 days when spending over $35, up to 35% off select items, and now a $15 coupon when you spend over $75 in an Amazon Fresh store.

James Pickard
Senior Deals Editor

James Pickard is a Deals Editor at TechRadar. After many years of scouring the net for the cheapest games and tech for his personal use, he decided to make it his job to share all the best bargains and coupon codes with you. James also has almost a decade of experience covering some of the biggest sales events of the year at Eurogamer and VG247, including Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Amazon Prime Day. When not deals hunting or stacking coupon codes to get the biggest savings, James can be found on the PS5, watching a classic film noir or cheering on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.