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Amazon Prime Video to start showing ads unless you pay an extra monthly fee – here's what's happening

You'll have to pay an extra £2.99 a month for ad-free viewing from 5 February 2024, the online giant has announced.

3 January 2024

Warning: Amazon to increase Prime prices this Thursday but some can still beat the hikes - here's how

Amazon is hiking Prime prices this week with standard pay-monthly costs rising by £1 a month from 15 September and annual costs increasing by £16 a year. But there's a way to get around the hike for another year for new sign-ups and former subscribers.

12 September 2022

Amazon makes it easier to cancel Prime subscriptions – here's how

Amazon has made ditching your Prime subscription a bit easier by removing a step from the process and updating the wording on its site to make it clearer.

31 August 2022

Amazon to hike Prime subscription prices from 15 September – but some can avoid the hike for another year

From 1 September Amazon Prime members will see their bills increase. Pay monthly users will rise by £1/month while those who pay annually will see a £16 increase. But, monthly subscribers could avoid the hike for a year if they switch to an annual subscription by 14 August.

26 July 2022

Amazon Classic and Platinum credit cards will be scrapped from January 2023 – here’s what you need to know

From January 2023, customers will no longer be able to use the Amazon Classic and Platinum Mastercards after its issuer NewDay announced it is terminating its partnership with the retail giant. We explain what options you have below.

10 March 2022

Warning: One week to go before Amazon stops accepting Visa credit cards – and there's a trick for some shoppers to get a free £10 or £20 credit

Amazon shoppers will no longer be able to make purchases using Visa credit cards from 19 January 2022, the retail giant has announced.

11 January 2022

Amazon expands trade-in service to include smartphones and consoles - here's how it compares

You can now trade-in used smartphones and consoles on Amazon in return for vouchers to spend at the online retailer. It's an expansion of the scheme, which has until now only been available on Amazon's own brands, such as Echo, Kindle, and Ring.

28 October 2021