Amazon.com raises free shipping minimum to $35

Oct 22, 2013

Amazon.com customers will need to spend more money on the site in order to qualify for free shipping.

The raised the minimum order size needed for free shipping to $35 from $25. The change, made Monday, comes ahead of the busy holiday shopping season.

Amazon.com Inc. is pushing customers to sign up for its Amazon Prime service, which costs $79 a year. Members receive free two-day shipping on millions of items on the .

In a post on its website, Amazon.com Inc. says that it's the first time it has increased its free shipping minimum in more than a decade.

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JamesG
not rated yet Oct 22, 2013
Amazon Prime is worth every penny if you buy a lot from them or if you want to rent movies on Amazon Prime Video. My membership pays for itself in a few months easy.