The difference between Prime & Business Prime
Amazon Prime is a membership program that offers the best of shopping and entertainment from Amazon. This includes shopping benefits such as free delivery on eligible items, free 2-hour grocery delivery from Amazon Fresh and Whole Foods Market, exclusive savings, early access to deals, access to special events like Prime Day, try before you buy with Prime Wardrobe, and entertainment benefits that include Prime Video, Amazon Music, Prime Reading, Prime Gaming, and more.
Business Prime is a separate membership program designed specifically for businesses available only on Amazon Business. Amazon Business combines the selection, convenience, and value you expect from Amazon, with features that can help improve your operations. With Amazon Business, you get access to hundreds of thousands of sellers who can offer business-only selection, Quantity Discounts, and access to time-saving features that help you run your business better. With Business Prime, you can unlock the best of Amazon Business. Being a Business Prime member, you and your whole team get access to business-specific features and benefits based on the plan you select. Business Prime benefits include free shipping on eligible items, ability to guide your users to certain selection, visibility into your company’s spend, and more.
Free 30-day FREE trial
Cost of membership*
$69/year for 1 user with Business Prime Duo
$179/year for up to 3 users
$499/year for up to 10 users
$1,299/year for up to 100 users
$10,099/year for 100+ users
Number of users per membership
Prime members can share certain benefits with other family members in their Amazon Household - 2 adults, and up to 4 teens, and 4 child profiles
Plans vary from 1 user, to 100+ users
Fast, FREE Two-Day and One-Day shipping on eligible orders
Yes - with Prime Exclusives, Whole Foods Market, and more
Yes - Lightning Deals and Quantity Discounts
Entertainment benefits (e.g. Prime Video, Amazon Music, Prime Reading)
Work benefits (e.g. Amazon WorkDocs, Guided Buying, Spend Visibility)
With Business Prime Duo (a single-user plan on Amazon Business), existing customers with Amazon Prime on their personal Amazon.com account can add Business Prime Duo to their Amazon Business account for an additional $69 per year. Save time come tax season by separating work and home purchasing by tracking business orders, invoices, and taxes separately. Enjoy the same FREE shipping you’ve come to expect on your personal account, and access exclusive benefits, like Instant Customer Feedback by Delighted, to gain insights on your customers ($1000/annual value), and more. With Prime and Business Prime Duo, you keep all of the Amazon Prime shopping and entertainment benefits you love, but also unlock access to work benefits found on Amazon Business.
What type of account should I use for purchasing?
If you’re interested in making purchases for yourself or your family, you would use Amazon Prime on a personal Amazon.com account. If you are interested in purchasing for your business, Business Prime is best suited for that. With Business Prime, you can have 100+ employees create their own logins, and the admin can set up purchasing rules, all under one business account.
What benefits do you want from your membership?
If you are looking to stream the latest season of an Amazon original on Prime Video, then an Amazon Prime membership on your personal Amazon.com account give you access to those entertainment benefits. If you are looking to unlock access to Amazon Workdocs for your team to collaborate on documentation, Business Prime would be the right membership for you.
*State and local taxes may apply. Membership fees may change over time.
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