This topic describes the billing method of storage plans. Storage plans support the subscription billing method.

Pricing

The following table lists the prices of storage plans in mainland China, China (Hong Kong), and regions outside China. The settlement currency is USD.

Storage capacity Mainland China (USD/month) China (Hong Kong) and regions outside China (USD/month)
500 GB 64.4 97.9
1 TB 128.8 195.8
2 TB 257.6 391.6
3 TB 386.4 587.3
5 TB 644.0 978.9
10 TB 1223.6 1859.9
20 TB 2447.3 3720.1
30 TB 3670.9 5579.8
50 TB 6118.2 9299.7
100 TB 11914.5 18110.1

Billing method

Storage plans support the subscription billing method. The following table provides the billing method of storage plans.

Billing method Payment method Currency
Subscription When you purchase a storage plan, you must pay all the fees. You do not need to pay additional fees during the validity period of the storage plan. USD

Expiration

After a storage plan expires, it cannot offset the bills of pay-as-you-go storage resources.

Refunding

You can request a refund in the following cases:
  • After you purchase a storage plan, you are eligible for the 5-day money-back guarantee.
    Note Each Alibaba Cloud account is entitled to one 5-day money-back guarantee for the purchased storage plans every year. Only one storage plan can be refunded for each account per year.
  • In other cases, submit a ticket.