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How Much Do Blinkist’s Premium Subscriptions Cost?

Blinkist cost Yearly vs. Monthly: Save big with an annual plan billed at 79,99€ per year. This is our most popular offer and the best value for money.
by The Blinkist Team | Jun 19 2023

Blinkist is committed to spreading big ideas to everyone. That’s why you’ll notice that we offer both a free and premium version of our app. If you’ve been wondering whether the Premium Subscription Blinkist cost is worth your money, then you’ve come to the right place.

With the free version, you’ll get one free Blink a day, a pre-selected book summary to help you flex your brain muscles daily.

But with Blinkist’s premium subscriptions, you’ll experience the best of Blinkist. By upgrading, you’ll get unlimited access to all blinks, access to our Shortcasts, offline access to our library, and so much more. That’s thousands of book summaries to choose from, with 70+ added every month. Intrigued yet?

Read on for more information about the Blinkist cost and details of our premium subscription plans — and find the best plan for your money


What is included with your Blinkist Premium subscription?

With a premium subscription, you get access to all the book summaries you want and the chance to indulge your curiosity in all your favorite topics. If you’re not yet convinced of the vast value of a premium subscription, check out all the perks that come with it:

Advantages of Blinkist’s Premium Subscriptions

  • Unlimited access to all Blinks in audio and text on web and app
  • A chance to learn hands free with audio
  • Free access to Blinkist Guides, our deep dives into content topics
  • The option to organize Blinkist spaces within members of your own organization
  • The ability to highlight ideas that you love
  • Offline access to your library
  • The option to send your reads to Kindle
  • Access to our original Shortcasts (app only)
  • A 2-for-1 option, so you can share your subscription with a friend


What is the cost of a Blinkist Premium Subscription? Which subscription is worth your money: Yearly vs. Monthly

If you’re interested in subscribing to our premium subscriptions, you have two payment plans you can choose from. The annual subscription costs 79,99€ per year, while the monthly subscription costs 12,99€ per month. With either option, remember that you have a 2-for-1 option to share your subscription with a friend. Read more about each plan below. 

Premium Yearly: Save big with an annual plan billed at 79,99€ per year (the equivalent of 6,67€ per month). This is our most popular offer and the best value for money. You can subscribe to a different plan as soon as your current subscription is up.

Premium Monthly: Try it out with a 12,99€ per month plan. With this option, you can see if Blinkist is for you and you can cancel anytime. You can subscribe to a different plan as soon as your current subscription is up.

Blinkist for Business: Blinkist Teams vs. Enterprise

On the other hand, if you’re a business leader and are looking to purchase a subscription for your organization, you might be better suited for a Blinkist Teams or Blinkinst Enterprise subscription. Check out our descriptions below for more info. 

The Blinkist Teams plan is for teams and organizations of 5–50 people. It’s self-serve to get you set up and enjoying Blinkist within minutes, and payment is via credit/debit card or PayPal.

The Enterprise Plan is for a minimum of 51 people, and is designed for larger departments up to organization-wide access.The Enterprise plan includes the services of a customer success partner who will work with you to create curated learning paths and integrate Blinkist into your organization.

To compare the two plans, see our plans page. If you’re interested in the Enterprise Plan, fill out our form to book a demo here.



Blinkist Cost and Subscription FAQs

Got outstanding questions about subscriptions? Take a look below at our most frequently asked questions. 


Is there a cancellation period?

If you’ve opted into a 7-day free trial:

You can cancel it up to 24 hours before the end of the trial period and no charge will go through. You’ll still be able to use all Premium features until the end of the free trial.

If you’ve purchased a subscription:

Our subscriptions are auto-renewable. To deactivate the automatic renewal you can cancel your subscription up to 24 hours before the end of the current billing period. Please note that the subscription doesn’t end immediately upon cancellation. The cancellation will be effective at the end of your current subscription cycle.

Here you can find step-by-step guides on how to cancel your subscription or trial:  How do I cancel my subscription or trial?


Do you have support / how can I contact Blinkist?

Couldn’t you find an answer to your question? Feel free to contact our Support Team via [email protected]. They’ll be happy to help you!


Is it available in IOS and Android?

Yes! Our mobile applications are available for iOS through the Apple App Store, and Android through the Google Play Store.


How can I purchase subscriptions in bulk?

To purchase multiple subscriptions, we offer bulk and team options. Read more here


Do you have a lifetime subscription?

Unfortunately, for now, Blinkist does not offer a lifetime subscription. But we’re glad to hear that you like us that much :).


Can I switch between a yearly and a monthly subscription?

It isn’t possible to switch between yearly and monthly plans, but you can subscribe to a different plan as soon as your current subscription is up.


Payment methods

Our website currently accepts PayPal and all major credit cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express. In the case of an in-app purchase, there might be further payment options available, supported by Apple/iTunes or GooglePlay. If you are interested in Blinkist and its cost, you can visit our website to learn more.

You can find all relevant information about our subscription plans and cost by visiting this page. For information on how to change your payment information, check this article


When will I be charged?

You will be charged immediately after purchase.


How does the money-back guarantee work?

If the Blinkist cost is a concern for you, it’s important to know that we offer a money-back guarantee for subscriptions purchased via our Website or Google Play. If you decide Blinkist isn’t for you within the first 14 days, please write to us via [email protected], and our Support Team will be happy to cancel your subscription and refund the purchase.

The 14-day money-back guarantee applies to first-time purchases only, not renewals.

Money-back guarantee for a subscription purchased via the Apple App Store: If you purchased a subscription in the Apple App Store, you will need to contact Apple Support directly to request a refund.


Unfortunately, it is not possible to provide a refund for audiobook purchases. However, if there is an issue with your book, please get in touch with us via [email protected] and we’ll be happy to assist further.


Do subscriptions auto-renew?

When it comes to Blinkist cost, it’s important to remember that your subscription will automatically renew on a monthly or yearly basis, depending on the plan you have chosen. If you cancel your plan, it will not renew at the end of your subscription cycle. It will end once the period you have paid for is over.


If you have been charged for a yearly or monthly subscription, you can request a refund up to 14 days after the beginning of the subscription, as per our 14-day money-back guarantee. Please note this guarantee only applies to first-time purchases, not to auto-renewals.

Are you looking for the perfect Blinkist cost to fit your needs? With a premium subscription, you’ll gain access to thousands of titles across 27 categories, all at a reasonable price. Enjoy reading offline, on your Kindle, or listening to our original shortcasts on the go. 

Whether you’re a passionate book buyer or a lifelong learner, our app has something for everyone. Give it a try today, and if you’re not satisfied within the first 14 days, we’ll gladly refund your purchase.

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