It's surprisingly easy to share your $99 Amazon Prime membership with someone else


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Did you know that you can share your Amazon Prime perks, including free two-day shipping and on-demand video streaming, with someone else for free?


The feature is called Amazon Household. It lets two people share some of the benefits of a Prime membership, and maybe even share the $99 per year cost.

Amazon actually used to let Prime members share their perks with up to four people, but as of Monday you can only share with one other adult. You also have to be willing to let the other person have access to your credit card information, which is likely an attempt to restrict sharing to close family or significant others.

Here's how it works.

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