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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 Classic or Platinum holder? Your credit card will stop working sooner than expected - here's what's happening

Amazon has brought forward the date from which its Classic and Platinum Mastercards will stop working. Users had previously been told they had until January 2023 to continue using the cards before they were axed. But for some, this deadline has been moved to October, and for others to November.

6 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 investigated over concerns shoppers could be overpaying

Amazon is being investigated by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) over concerns it is deliberately restricting competition between sellers on its platform, which in turn could mean shoppers are getting a worse deal.

6 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

Amazon shelves plans to stop accepting Visa credit cards - here's all you need to know

Amazon has shelved plans to stop people using Visa credit cards to buy items on the shopping platform from 19 January.

17 February 2022

Amazon Logistics tops MSE’s parcel delivery poll for first time – while CitySprint ranks bottom of the pile

It comes after another challenging year for firms providing essential services amid the continuing pandemic.

20 January 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

Martin Lewis: Switch your default Visa credit card on Amazon now and get up to £20 back

Following the shock announcement that Amazon will stop accepting Visa credit cards in January 2022, Martin Lewis explains how you can get up to £20 when changing your default Amazon payment card. The founder also discusses the top cashback and reward credit cards in the latest episode of The Martin Lewis Money Show.

19 November 2021