Create Saving Plans Budget

Create your saving plans budget


  1. Go to the AWS Management Console and open the Billing and Cost Management console at Amazon Web Services home page.
  2. In the navigation pane, choose Budgets.
  3. At the top of the page, choose Create budget.
  4. For Select budget type, choose Savings Plans budget.
  5. Choose Set up your budget.
  6. For Name, enter the name of your budget.
  7. For Period, choose how often you want the budget to reset the actual and forecasted spend. Choose Daily for every day, Monthly for every month, Quarterly for every three months, or Annually for every year.
    All budget times are in UTC.
  8. For Savings Plans budget type, choose what you want the budget to track.
    Savings Plans Utilization is how much of your Savings Plans you’ve used.
    Savings Plans Coverage is how much of your usage a Savings Plan covers.
  9. For Utilization threshold, enter the utilization percentage that you want AWS to notify you at. For example, for a utilization budget where you want to stay above 90% Savings Plans utilization, enter 90, and the budget notifies you when your overall Savings Plans utilization goes below 90%.

Create Reservation Budget

  1. (Optional) Under Budget parameters (optional), for Filtering, choose one or more of the available filters. Your choice of budget type determines the set of filters that is displayed on the console.

Create Reservation Budget

  1. Choose Configure alerts. You can configure one alert only for a Savings Plans budget.
  2. (Optional) For Email contacts, enter the email addresses that you want the notifications to be sent to and choose Add email contact. Separate multiple email addresses with a comma. A notification can have up to 10 email addresses.
    To receive a notification, you must specify an email address, You can also specify an Amazon SNS topic.
  3. (Optional) For SNS topic ARN, enter the ARN for your Amazon SNS topic and then choose Verify. If you want to use an Amazon SNS topic for your notification but don’t have one, see Create a Topic in the Amazon Simple Notification Service Developer Guide.
  4. Choose Confirm budget.

Create Reservation Budget

  1. Review your budget settings, and choose Create.

Create Reservation Budget