Self-Starter Package: AWS Free Tier

Portfolio Package: Up to $15,000 AWS Promotional Credit for up to 2 years (amount varies by organization)

Portfolio Plus Package: Up to $15,000 AWS Promotional Credit for 2 years (amount varies by organization) or $100,000 for 1 year

The AWS Free Tier and AWS Promotional Credit are designed to help you get started on AWS. Visit the AWS Promotional Credit page and the AWS Free Tier page for applicable terms and conditions.

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Please note that you may not use AWS Promotional Credit for any fees or charges for Amazon Mechanical Turk, Reserved Instance upfront payments, certain types of AWS Support, Amazon Route 53 domain name registration, AWS Marketplace, or any upfront fees for any service, or for any other services as may be designated by AWS from time to time.


Self-Starter Package: AWS Support (Business Plan) for 1 month (normally a minimum of $100 per month)

Portfolio Package: Up to $5,000 AWS Support Credit to be used towards AWS Support (Business Plan) for up to 1 year

Portfolio Plus Package: Up to $10,000 AWS Support Credit to be used towards AWS Support (Business Plan) for 2 years

AWS Support is a one-on-one, fast-response support channel that is staffed 24x7x365 with experienced and technical support engineers. With your Business Support Plan trial, you will have access to an AWS Trusted Advisor, who can help you provision your resources following best practices to reduce costs, increase performance and fault tolerance, and improve security by optimizing your AWS environment.

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All AWS Activate packages offer AWS Business Essentials Online Training ($600 value), AWS Technical Essentials Online Training ($600 value), and 80 credits for Self-paced labs ($80 value).

In addition, Portfolio and Portfolio Plus packages offer you the option to take AWS Technical and Business Essentials in person. These in-person trainings are only available in select locations, where training is “sold” by AWS. Click here to find a class near you.

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