Ahead of the biggest savings event exclusively for members, Prime Day (view offers here), on July 12-13, Amazon announced new offers and experiences exclusively for members. Starting today, Prime members in the U.S. can enjoy a free, one-year Grubhub+ membership with no food-delivery fees on eligible orders.
Members can use this new perk in more than 4,000 cities with hundreds of thousands of restaurants across the country when ordering on Grubhub.
Amazon is also announcing exciting, exclusive Prime member content for The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. Additionally, Amazon is also unveiling exclusive deals for members ahead of Thursday Night Football‘s anticipated launch, as well as exclusive experiences for members at the upcoming Ultimate Crown streamers vs. gamers battle featuring MrBeast and Ninja.
In anticipation of Prime Video’s most eagerly-awaited new series launching on September 2, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, Prime members globally can enjoy 48-hour advance access to a never-before-seen 60-second exclusive sneak peek starting today.
This week, Amazon also surprised lucky members from around the world with an opportunity to attend the London Global Premiere of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power in August.
Ahead of the first exclusive Thursday Night Football game kicking off on Prime Video on September 15, Amazon is offering members Prime Day savings a week early. Exclusive deals range from home entertainment devices, like Fire TV smart TVs, to fan gear for members to prepare their living rooms and get ready for game day.
“Being the first to watch a sneak peek of one of the most highly anticipated shows of 2022 or ordering your favorite takeout while watching a football game on a TV you snagged for a great price—that’s the promise of Prime, and there’s never been a better time to take advantage of all the membership has to offer,” said Jamil Ghani, vice president of Amazon Prime.
“Prime already delivers great value for members. These new exclusive offers and experiences show how a single Prime membership unlocks a whole world of potential.”
GET YOUR GRUB ON WITH PRIME
Starting today, all Prime members in the U.S. can get even more delivered to their door with a Prime membership. Members can now enjoy a free, full one-year Grubhub+ membership valued at $9.99 per month – at no added cost to their Prime membership. To activate this deal, members simply visit amazon.com/grubhub.
This new offer includes unlimited, $0 food delivery fees on orders over $12, as well as exclusive perks for Grubhub+ members and rewards like free food and order discounts. Plus, diners can “eat good while doing good” by opting into Grubhub’s Donate the Change program, a donation-matching initiative that raised more than $25 million in 2021 alone, benefiting more than 20 charitable organizations across the country.
THE LORD OF THE RINGS SNEAK PEEK
The highly-anticipated series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power premieres exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories around the world on Friday, September 2. J.R.R. Tolkien’s fabled Second Age of Middle-earth’s history takes center stage in this epic drama set thousands of years before the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings books.
In this 60-second sneak peek, available as a first-look exclusively to members for 48 hours starting July 6 at 3 a.m. EDT, an ominous sign in the night sky raises questions for the inhabitants of Middle-earth. Members can sign into their account and go to amazon.com/RingsOfPower to view the exclusive sneak peek of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power and add the series to their Watchlist.
This week, 20 Prime members around the world who added themselves to The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Watchlist on Prime Video were the lucky recipients of an exclusive invitation with a guest to attend the London Global Premiere in August of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power.
For these lucky fans of Middle-earth, this will be an unforgettable experience.
DEALS TO KICK-OFF FOOTBALL SEASON
The first-ever Thursday Night Football game exclusively on Prime Video is right around the corner. Legendary announcer Al Michaels and Emmy-winning analyst Kirk Herbstreit will be in the booth for Thursday Night Football, which will include fan-favorite interactive features like X-Ray and Next Gen Stats powered by AWS.
Anchor Charissa Thompson hosts the pregame, halftime, and postgame shows, with veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez, and All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman serving as analysts.
In anticipation of Thursday Night Football’s kickoff on Prime Video on September 15, Prime members will have access to exclusive deals on home entertainment devices and more, along with some Fan Shop deals on NFL-licensed products. Fans can upgrade their living rooms for an optimized Thursday Night Football watching experience with deals on Fire TV smart TVs and streaming sticks.
At the NFL Fan Shop, save up to 15% now through July 11 on home accessories (including bed comforters, blankets, beach towels, and more) and electronics (including Bluetooth speakers and earbuds, wireless charging mousepads, and more).
Prime Video is the first streaming service to air a season-long exclusive national broadcast package with the NFL. Viewers can stream from the web at amazon.com or by using the Prime Video app, which is available on smartphones, tablets, set-top boxes, game consoles, or select smart TVs.
The games will also stream live on Twitch and will be available on over-the-air TV stations in the two home markets of the competing teams. For all the latest information regarding Thursday Night Football on Prime Video, visit amazon.com/TNF and follow NFL on Prime on Twitter.
Save on Smart TVs and more now through July 11:
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Amazon Fire TV 50-inch 4-Series 4K UHD smart TV – Save up to 45%
Amazon Fire TV 55-inch Omni Series UHD smart TV – Save up to 46%
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Toshiba 43-75-inch C350-Series 4K UHD Smart Fire TV – Save up to 30%
Fire TV Cube – Save up to 50%
Fire TV Stick – Save up to 58% (available starting July 7 at 12:01 a.m. EDT through July 11)
ULTIMATE CROWN: MRBEAST VS NINJA
On July 9 between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. EDT, Prime members around the world can tune in to Ultimate Crown on Twitch.tv/Crown and Prime Video to watch MrBeast and Ninja battle it out in League of Legends with an all-star lineup of gamers and content creators live from Las Vegas at the HyperX Arena.
Prime members have a chance to attend in person or participate in live chats to win exclusive giveaways and gifted subscriptions. For more details, visit amazon.com/crownchannel.
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded Vital Thrills in 2018 to cover the latest streaming, movie, TV, and video game news. Mirko previously created the websites ComingSoon, Spider-Man Hype!, SuperHeroHype, and ShockTillYouDrop.