RIYADH: Amazon has announced the launch of Amazon Prime in Saudi Arabia, which has more than 150 million paid members globally. Prime is a membership program that provides a combination of shopping and entertainment benefits from Amazon.
Prime members in Saudi Arabia will enjoy a wide selection of benefits including free and fast local delivery as quickly as one-day delivery in all key metropolitan areas and as quickly as two-day delivery in other areas.
Members can also enjoy free international delivery on products delivered from Amazon US and UAE and also access popular and award-winning entertainment, with Arabic subtitles and dubbing options available on Prime Video. In addition, they can access free in-game content for popular games and a growing library of free games from Prime Gaming.
All of these benefits, and more such as exclusive access to special shopping deals and events including Prime Day, are available as part of the Prime membership program for SR16 ($4.2) per month, while customers can also save by purchasing a SR140 annual membership. Everyone can try Prime and enjoy all of the benefits by signing up for a free 30-day trial at www.amazon.sa/prime.
“We are thrilled to announce the launch of Amazon Prime in Saudi Arabia, providing customers with the best of shopping and entertainment,” said Ronaldo Mouchawar, vice president of Amazon Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
“Customers in Saudi Arabia can now enjoy all the benefits included in this program, starting with free and faster delivery times. With Amazon Prime, customers in all key areas across the Kingdom can get their deliveries within one day of placing a local order. Prime members shopping on amazon.sa can also enjoy getting free deliveries on over 7 million eligible items shipped from Amazon US and UAE, within days. In addition to shopping benefits, Prime delivers even more value to Saudi customers with access to our streaming service, Prime Video, offering entertainment for everyone with popular movies and TV shows including award-winning Amazon Originals, available with subtitles and dubbing in Arabic.”
The Amazon Prime membership programs includes all of the following benefits for customers in Saudi Arabia:
Free and fast local delivery
Amazon Prime members across Saudi Arabia will get free and fast delivery on everything they want and need across local eligible Prime items in a wide range of categories from daily essentials to electronics, apparel, home and kitchen, and much more. Popular top brands eligible for free and fast local delivery with Prime include Philips, Microsoft, Black+Decker, Lego, Guess, Nivea, L’Oréal, Tide, Babyjoy, Dettol, Nescafe and Pampers. Free and fast local delivery options for Amazon Prime in Saudi Arabia include:
• Free one-day delivery to all key metropolitan areas, which include Makkah, Madinah, Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Taif and Alkhobar.
• Free two-day delivery for customers across other cities in Saudi Arabia including Jubail, Buraidah, Khamis Mushayt, Abha, Hail, Al-Ahsa, Hofuf, Jazan and Al-Kharj.
• Free delivery in 4 to 6 days to all other areas in the Kingdom.
• 50 percent discount on same-day delivery on orders made until 12 p.m. for customers in Riyadh and Jeddah.
Free international delivery on Amazon Global store products available on Amazon.sa
Prime members are also eligible for free delivery on over 7 million international items available directly on Amazon.sa, which are shipped from Amazon US and Amazon UAE, as part of the Amazon Global Store. Free international delivery options for Amazon Prime in Saudi Arabia include:
• Free delivery in 2 business days for Prime-eligible orders over SR200 shipped from Amazon UAE.
• Free delivery in 7 business days for Prime-eligible orders over SR200 shipped from Amazon US.
Exclusive shopping deals
Prime members will have exclusive access to special shopping deals and events including Prime Day, early access to seasonal sales, and also enjoy discounts on millions of local and international brands every single day throughout the year.
Amazon Prime members in Saudi Arabia will enjoy access to global entertainment featuring thousands of popular movies and TV shows, available with subtitles and dubbing in Arabic. Members can enjoy watching award-winning Amazon Originals like The Grand Tour, The Boys, The Wilds, The Expanse, and many more. Prime Video offers members the option to stream or to download selected titles, across multiple devices.
Prime members on Amazon.sa can enjoy in-game content like skins and currency for popular games, an ever-growing collection of games they can claim and keep forever, and a free Twitch.tv subscription, all included with the Prime bundle. Content for some of the world’s biggest games like League of Legends and Legends of Runeterra, are available now for Saudi gamers to enjoy.
Jamil Ghani, vice president, Amazon Prime, said: “Today, Amazon customers in Saudi Arabia can join more than 150 million paid members worldwide to enjoy the best of shopping and entertainment. With free and fast local delivery, free international delivery, exclusive deals, access to Prime Video, and more benefits all included as part of the Prime membership bundle, we know there’s something in there for everyone. We look forward to sharing the Prime experience with members in Saudi, which is designed to make their lives more convenient, easier, and a little more fun every day.”
To sign up for a free 30-day trial and learn more, customers in Saudi Arabia can visit www.amazon.sa/prime.
Prime members can shop on Amazon.sa in Arabic and English using the Amazon shopping app or by visiting the website directly. Both the app and the website offer a rich Arabic browsing experience, accurate search results, trusted product reviews, personalized recommendations and simple order management, all backed by Arabic language customer support.