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Kindle Unlimited is 75% off for your first 2 months as an early Prime Day deal — here’s how to snag the deal

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Amazon Prime Day is less than a week away. The huge sales event will take place on July 12 and 13 this year. It’s known for offering big discounts on Amazon products, and we’re already seeing early deals on Amazon’s subscription services like Kindle Unlimited.

Kindle Unlimited gives subscribers access to millions of ebooks, plus select audiobooks and subscriptions to popular magazines. The service typically costs $10 a month, but Prime members can now get a whopping 75% off their first two months.

Best early Kindle Unlimited Prime Day 2022 deals

Ahead of Prime Day 2022, Prime members can already snag a special deal on Kindle Unlimited. New members can get two months of service for just $5. That’s $15 off the regular $20 cost.

After the special promotional period, your subscription will renew for the regular $10 a month price.

It’s not clear if Amazon will offer any additional Kindle Unlimited deals once Prime Day begins. Last year, new Kindle Unlimited members could claim a four-month extended free trial. A similar promotion is possible this year but we’ll have to wait until July 12 to know for sure.

Kindle Unlimited members are also entitled to a deal on the Kindle Paperwhite. You can get it for 25% off if you pay in monthly installments. For the 8GB Kindle Paperwhite with lockscreen ads, this is $105. To get this deal, you’ll have to purchase it through the Kindle Unlimited landing page on Amazon. 

Best Prime Day Kindle Unlimited deals FAQs

What is Kindle Unlimited?

Kindle Unlimited is a subscription service that grants users access to over two million ebooks, including select titles with Audible narration. Members also get up to three magazine subscriptions at a time.

The service normally costs $9.99 a month with a 30-day free trial. When you buy a new Kindle, you can also claim a free trial of either three months (with a basic Kindle or Kindle Paperwhite) or six months (with a Kindle Oasis).

What are the benefits of Kindle Unlimited?

Kindle Unlimited works like a digital library. You can keep up to 20 ebooks/audiobooks at a time and don’t have any due dates. Instead, you can borrow and return books freely without a monthly limit.

Another benefit is that you don’t necessarily need a Kindle e-reader to use the service. You can access Kindle Unlimited ebooks through the Kindle app on other devices, including your tablet, smartphone, or even on your computer. 

Is Kindle Unlimited worth it?

If you find yourself cycling through books often, Kindle Unlimited is well worth trying out. However, you should browse the Kindle store and see if there are books you’re interested in first. Books with the Kindle Unlimited icon are the ones that are included with a subscription.

The service isn’t for everyone, as a lot of the included titles are romance novels, thrillers, and nonfiction. But if you read a lot of books in those genres, a subscription could offer a lot of value. 

You can also cancel your membership any time, so if after your trial you end up deciding that Kindle Unlimited isn’t right for you, you don’t have to pay anymore (just remember to cancel before it auto-renews).

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