Amazon has launched Prime in Mexico, expanding its subscription membership service to cover all of North America.
The membership will immediately include most of the benefits available in the United States, including free shipping and Prime Video. It’s the first time both services have launched at the same time in a country, Amazon said in a news release.
While two-day shipping will be available countrywide, certain cities in Mexico will also qualify for one-day shipping. Shoppers in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Puebla and Querétaro can use this service any day of the week and those with Mexico City addresses also have the option of same-day delivery.
Amazon Originals such as “Transparent” and “The Man in the High Castle” will be available to Mexican viewers on Amazon Prime Video as well. The streaming service also offers subtitles or dubbed versions of its original series for non-English speakers.
Prime Video is already available to more than 240 countries and territories, compared to the 190 that Netflix serves. But, while Amazon Prime Video is available in more countries than Netflix, the rival company has had a presence in Mexico since 2011.
To attract new customers, Amazon is offering a promotional price of MXN 449 ($23) for the first six months it’s available in Mexico. After that, the membership will return to the full price of MXN 899 ($46). Current Amazon customers can try it free for 30 days.
Update: This story’s headline has been corrected to reflect the price for a Prime subscription in Mexico is $46 per year.