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Okay, so maybe you've paid $99 a year for the last two years. But think of all the ad-free music you could potentially have been getting! Ad-free music! And how about that Kindle owner's lending library, huh? That's neat! One FREE book! A month! FREE! For another $99 all this and more could be yours, FREE!

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So being a prime member, I didn't even know about all those 'freebies' I just order so much online that I've saved more then my annual membership fee every few months in shipping alone.

Just contact customer service and ask if they could just give you the money back. I know that some might say that it's your own fault and they shouldn't have to refund you, but it was a simple mistake and you didn't actually use their prime services so I think it's fair. And trust me, they would refund you. Their customer service is really good and the employees understand these situations and don't see everything as black and white. I usually talk to them via chat. Plus, you having proof that you didn't use their prime service (I'm assuming) for 2 years would help.

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Yes this, they are very understanding people, one time my rental textbook got lost in the mail and I was charged with a late fee so I contacted them with chat and the lady was very nice and was able to revoke the late fee charge as well as stopping another late fee to the book.

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Once I had a (prime) package that was delayed, but the tracking information still said it was suppose to arrive yesterday. I called to see what was up, just so I could know when I need to be home to get it, and they gave me an extra month of prime for free because it was delayed! It's always worth giving them a call. Even if they can't completely refund you, maybe they'll extend your current membership for free or something. Then you can take advantage of what you unknowingly paid for!

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  ItnHmn

Honestly, the money I pay for Prime is easy to overlook... and I've done so. I generally have an idea of where my bill should be in a cycle, but I might miss a $99 charge once yearly. Hell, I just shelled out $500 for tax amendments, $800 for hotel, and $1400 for bar prep, so I might miss a $99 diff. I mean, I do run spot checks but I rarely track every dollar because I dont have to. I occasionally run fill audits though, just to keep credit cards honest.

Amazon Prime is very useful around Christmas time. I started my trial in the beginning of December and ended it before January. I would continue to use if it was a monthly subscription or if I shop often.

Whenever you sign up for a free trial, end it immediately. You can almost always still use the rest of the trial period without forgetting about it and getting an auto charge.

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