Amazon Prime going Up

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  1. me just sayin

    me just sayin Diamond Member

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    Look like Amazon Prime will be going up to 119 bucks a year. Not good... Guess they gotta pay for that new football deal they just signed for. I guess it is time for me to end my membership.


    Amazon raises Prime fee to $119 in the US
     
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    Mine gets renewed Jun 21 :-( it's a few days after the price hike. already been over their their site and cancel at the end of this subscription.
     
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    They keep adding things I have no interest in and jacking up prices. I got it originally for the free shipping, guaranteed delivery times, and low cost Saturday deliveries. The last one is already gone. Last time I tried to use the Prime video (movies) I discovered that almost all I was even remotely interested in cost extra. At that point that service was deemed useless to me. They have added music (I'm old and already own the oldies but goodies I have any real interest in. They now often use the post office to do the actual delivery which means the 2 day delivery that I pay for now takes 3. All that said what it means is I also plan to be gone when it is time to renew.
     
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    so you have the same issue with amazon going through the post office as I do. I get a lot of shipments that gets transfered to the post office locally and it adds an extra day.
     
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    It's not only Amazon.. I get other carriers with same results.. It doesn't always happen there is no pattern I can detect..

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    I had been getting a lot of smaller items coming thru USPS from Amazon. But lately its been more people showing up in POV's dropping the packages. Is there an Uber-Delivery service?
     
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    Yeah its called Surepost at least on UPS. Several times when the day of delivery was critical I have paid UPS the 3.50 to deliver it themselves and saved a day. Amazon advertises 2 days but for me anyway Surepost takes 3 days. I was a deal Amazon and the carriers made to help keep the Post Office viable. Breach of contract is not viable. If I have to pay to get what was promised I'm outie.
     
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    I have Amazon employees sometimes delivering packages to us on weekends and holidays.
    Sometimes so early we are still in bed.
     
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    you are lucky you are in an area where amazon has their own people doing it. will never see it in my area.
     
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    Here is how to keep your Amazon prime at $99 How to keep paying $99 a year for Amazon Prime
    Tldr; cancel prime, buy Amazon prime gifts for yourself.
     
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