Amazon Prime Expands to 11 New Metro Areas

primemapAmazon has expanded its Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery service to 11 more metro areas including Charlotte, Cincinnati, Fresno, Louisville, Milwaukee, Nashville, Raleigh, Richmond, Sacramento, Stockton, and Tucson, plus new areas in Central New Jersey, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles, and San Diego. Prime members can place an order in the morning and receive all Same-Day orders over $35 before bedtime that very same day, seven days a week – even Sunday. With these newly added areas, Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery now serves 27 metro areas in the US, accounting for more than 1,000 cities and towns.

“Prime was developed to make shopping on Amazon fast and convenient, and millions of members have used Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery to make their lives even easier,” said Greg Greeley, Vice President of Prime. “We keep making Prime better, and as our operational capabilities grow, we will continue to invent and expand delivery options that customers love.”

Membership in Amazon’s Prime service is $99 per year which also includes free two-day shipping on most Amazon products.

Prime members shopping on Amazon.com can choose from more than a million eligible items for Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery including popular electronics, toys and games, home repair tools, outdoor gear, vacation must-haves and much more. Orders placed in the morning arrive by 9pm the very same day, orders placed in the afternoon or evening arrive the next day.

Among the most popular items ordered with Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery so far this Spring are the Fire 7 and Fitbit Activity Wristband.

Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery is now available in 27 metro areas, including Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas-Fort Worth, Fresno, Indianapolis, the greater Los Angeles area, Louisville, Milwaukee, Nashville, greater New York City including North and Central New Jersey, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Raleigh, Richmond, Sacramento, San Diego, the San Francisco Bay area including Oakland and San Jose, Seattle-Tacoma, Stockton, the Tampa Bay area, Tucson and Washington, D.C. Find eligible zip codes and start shopping at www.amazon.com/sameday or join Amazon Prime at www.amazon.com/prime.

Fast and Free Comes with Choices

Amazon Prime comes with multiple options for unlimited fast, free shipping. Members can use any of these options in eligible areas including:

Prime FREE Same-Day: Members in 27 metro areas, which include more than 1,000 cities and towns, can place an order in the morning and have that order delivered before bedtime. Members can choose from a broad selection of more than a million items, seven days a week – even Sunday.
Prime Now: Members in more than 25 metro areas can choose from tens of thousands of everyday essentials for ultra-fast, free two-hour delivery from a dedicated mobile app.
Prime FREE Two-Day: Prime members enjoy unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on more than 30 million items across all product categories. Two-Day Shipping spans the continental US from large cities to rural areas.