FREE 30-day trial on Prime Video
Get Prime Video at Amazon with FREE 30-day trial. T&Cs apply.
Finder is committed to editorial independence. While we receive compensation when you click links to partners, they do not influence our content.
It was a long wait for Canadians to have access to Amazon Prime Video, but with incredible original productions and a host of much loved favourites, the streaming service has taken off. Canadians finally have access to many of the benefits US customers have been enjoying for some time, including Amazon Prime. When you sign up to stream TV shows and movies, you also get to take advantage of these bonus features.
New customers are eligible for a 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime Video. There is no lock-in contract and you can cancel whenever you like before the end of the free period without paying a single cent.
You do have to enter your payment details, such as your credit/debit card number, and billing name and address, in order to get access to the free period. Once the free trial period has ended, your account is automatically debited, so keep an eye on the end date if you’re considering cancelling before being charged.
If you do decide to stick around, it costs $5.99 per month to continue the service. That’s relatively cheap in comparison to the competition. Netflix will sting you $8.99 for its lowest-tier plan with standard definition (SD) streaming and one concurrent user, and $10.99 for its mid-tier plan with high definition (HD) streaming and two concurrent users. Prime Video’s one and only plan allows you to stream on three separate devices at once in SD, HD or 4K/UHD depending on the title and the device you’re streaming on.
Becoming a Prime Video member effectively makes you an Amazon Prime member as well. In fact, they are essentially the same subscription, just branded differently. For the Prime Video sign-up price, you’ll also get access to free two-day shipping on eligible Amazon items, free same-day or one-day delivery on eligible Amazon items, free standard shipping on eligible Amazon items or discounted same-day or one-day shipping on eligible Amazon items, no minimum purchase for shipping benefits, access to Prime Music, secure and unlimited storage on Amazon Photos and early access to Lightning Deals on Amazon.ca.
You will need to make sure your postal code is eligible for Amazon Prime shipping benefits, as some remote locations in Canada are ineligible.
We update our data regularly, but information can change between updates. Confirm details with the provider you're interested in before making a decision.
Running out of stuff to watch? Exciting titles are coming your way in the upcoming weeks!
Cut costs on the latest must-have PS5 games and accessories with one of our discount codes at any of these online stores.
It will be a packed month for Prime Video subscribers.
Cut costs on the latest must-have PS5 accessories with one of our discount codes at any of these online stores.
Eddie Murphy’s Coming 2 America is finally here.
Prime Video’s content library is getting a big boost this month.
Here’s everything we know so far about the Newegg IPO.
Canada’s most popular streaming service is going to empty your pocket even more.
Pandemic stay-at-home orders have been a game-changer for streaming in Canada. Finder looked at Canada’s top video streaming platforms to see how interest has changed over time.
Everything you need to know about working from home – the good and the bad – and how to do it right.
You must be logged in to post a comment.
finder.com is an independent comparison platform and information service that aims to provide you with the tools you need to make better decisions. While we are independent, the offers that appear on this site are from companies from which finder.com receives compensation. We may receive compensation from our partners for placement of their products or services. We may also receive compensation if you click on certain links posted on our site. While compensation arrangements may affect the order, position or placement of product information, it doesn't influence our assessment of those products. Please don't interpret the order in which products appear on our Site as any endorsement or recommendation from us. finder.com compares a wide range of products, providers and services but we don't provide information on all available products, providers or services. Please appreciate that there may be other options available to you than the products, providers or services covered by our service.