FAQs about Audible Membership


Whether you’re already a member or thinking of becoming one, find answers to the most frequently asked questions about Audible membership.

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As an Audible member, you receive exclusive membership benefits including:
  • Monthly or annual credits good for anything on Audible
  • Two free Audible Originals every month
  • 30% discount on purchases
  • Easy exchanges
  • Daily deals
  • Complimentary digital newspaper subscriptions
Audible plans renew annually or monthly depending on the plan you have. You get a 30-day free trial, including one free audiobook of your choice and two free Audible Originals. When your trial is over, you’ll be charged a monthly subscription fee.  Learn More >
As an Audible member, you’ll receive credits as part of your membership benefits. The number of credits you get depends on your membership plan. (We offer several types of membership plans, and our customer service team can help you pick the right one.) You can use a credit to purchase any audiobook regardless of price.

From time to time, Audible members will receive special offers to purchase additional credits at a discounted rate.  Learn More >

Credits do expire. You have up to one year after the issue date to use any credit you receive.  Learn More >
Audible members also have access to the world’s largest catalog of content - showcasing acclaimed authors and celebrated performers.

As an Audible member you receive many exclusive benefits such as:
  • Monthly or annual credits good for anything on Audible
  • Two free Audible Originals every month
  • 30% discount on purchases
  • Easy exchanges
  • Daily deals
  • Complimentary digital newspaper subscriptions
In addition to these benefits you’ll also receive access to member-only sales like 2 for 1 deals, heavily-discounted titles and more. Any purchases you make will always be accessible in your Audible library.  Learn More >
On the first Friday of every month, as an Audible Member, you’ll be able to download two of six Audible Originals for your library. They will not cost you credits and the two Audible Originals you choose are yours to keep forever. A new selection of six titles to choose from will be available every month.  Learn More >
No. Audible is a subscription service, however some content may be heavily discounted or free for members. Members receive credits each month or year that can be used to purchase any audiobook on the site – regardless of price.

As a new Audible member, you can enroll in a free 30-day membership and after the first free month of listening, the standard monthly subscription fee is $14.95.  Learn More >
No. An Audible membership is separate from a Prime membership.  Learn More >
Audible, a subsidiary of Amazon, is a different service from Amazon or Amazon Prime.

As an Audible member, you receive exclusive membership benefits like:
  • Monthly or annual credits good for anything on Audible
  • Two free Audible Originals every month
  • 30% discount on purchases
  • Easy exchanges
  • Daily deals
  • Complimentary digital newspaper subscriptions
Learn More >
Audible audiobooks can be purchased with credits as part of an Audible membership plan, or with a debit or credit card. When you find something you’d like to purchase click Buy for 1 Credit or Buy for $X.XX. Your purchase will be available in your library to begin listening to right away.  Learn More >
An Audible gift membership is the perfect gift for Audible enthusiasts and anyone who loves books. You can choose between one, three, six, and 12-month plans. To gift someone a membership, visit the Gift Center and select Give membership.

Or, if you have the one perfect audiobook in mind, you can sign in, find it on our catalog, and select Give as a gift on the product page. You don’t even have to be a member to give Audible as a gift.  Learn More >
Audible does not offer family plans at this time, however, you can create an Amazon Household Library which allows you to share your audiobooks across devices with another member of your family.  Learn More >
You can listen to Audible with just about any device you can think of. Our free Audible app can be downloaded on iOS, Android, and Windows, and you can also download and listen on compatible Fire tablets, Kindles, Sonos devices, and more.  Learn More >
Yes, if you own an Audiobook, just say Alexa, read [Title] from Audible and your Alexa-enabled device will begin to play your title.  
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You can also contact customer service by saying Alexa, call Audible.  Learn More >
As an Audible member, you’ll get all kinds of amazing deals and perks—from free audiobooks like monthly Audible Originals, 2 for 1 deals, and sweepstakes exclusively for members.

You also have access to the Audible Daily deal, a featured audiobook discounted just for members. The deal changes every day.  Learn More >
Every month, Audible members can choose two free Audible Originals from a selection of six featured titles, and at least one additional audiobook with their subscription. Members also get unlimited access to a collection of free listens on topics from self-help to history, drama to mystery.  Learn More >


Have more questions? Visit the Audible US Help Center or contact us.


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