-44°
EXPIRED
Free Amazon Gift Card Exchange old books
Free Amazon Gift Card Exchange old books

Free Amazon Gift Card Exchange old books

this freebie was on

freestuff.co.uk/exc…rd/

Use Amazon Trade In to get a free gift card in return for your old books. Simply search for books you own then send them to Amazon (for free) and they’ll send you a free gift card – easy!

10 Comments

Not really free if you have to exchange your books for it... That'd be like saying you can take your old games to CeX and get money for them for free

This is always on - it's called selling your stuff.

Not a deal imo, so I'm voting cold.

Darwa

This is always on - it's called selling your stuff.Not a deal imo, so I'm … This is always on - it's called selling your stuff.Not a deal imo, so I'm voting cold.



Not really selling stuff - more like giving stuff away. Your paying for postage & handling so they give you next to nothing. Better off selling on fleabay.

captainbeaky

Not really selling stuff - more like giving stuff away. Your paying for … Not really selling stuff - more like giving stuff away. Your paying for postage & handling so they give you next to nothing. Better off selling on fleabay.



I'm clearly more 'lucky' than you as I've never paid postage on them (they give you a label to print off) and I usually get a good price on the books. Then again, most of the books I put up are text books that I buy to keep up with what undergrads are being taught.

Sure, I've had a couple returned, but it's never cost me a penny.

Darwa

I'm clearly more 'lucky' than you as I've never paid postage on them … I'm clearly more 'lucky' than you as I've never paid postage on them (they give you a label to print off) and I usually get a good price on the books. Then again, most of the books I put up are text books that I buy to keep up with what undergrads are being taught.Sure, I've had a couple returned, but it's never cost me a penny.



I didn't mean they charge a fee for postage/ handling but you are paying for it in the price they offer you. And of course they have to make some profit.

Darwa

I'm clearly more 'lucky' than you as I've never paid postage on them … I'm clearly more 'lucky' than you as I've never paid postage on them (they give you a label to print off) and I usually get a good price on the books. Then again, most of the books I put up are text books that I buy to keep up with what undergrads are being taught.Sure, I've had a couple returned, but it's never cost me a penny.



what he/shes trying to say is that the money they are giving you is basically paying for postage and packing.

i read 2 books a week so easily have 150 books each year -- how does this work

Amazon give you a tiny fraction of what the book can be sold for via the marketplace.

I recommend setting up a seller account and listing any item you are thinking of selling at a sensible price for 3 months before trading it in.

E.g. A little while ago Amazon offered me around £1 for a book trade-in but I sold it on Amazon myself for about £5 after fees, postage.

The only time this is worthwhile is if you desperately need the cash and there appears to be no market to sell it yourself eg sometimes say a CD could get you £7 profit after fees, postage selling on Amazon but actually there is no liquidity i.e. customers wanting to buy it, in which case £2.50 from Music Magpie might be better as the item gets offloaded

On the other hand I had about 19 old books that rarely sell on ebay for more than £2 posted, Amazon took 17 of them and I got £58 credit - these were old but not rare GW black library novels. Used it before, it's like anything - judge the price you are being offered. Trade £10or more and postage is free.

Yes that's exactly what I was saying Enchante I agree.

These work best when you've got something that is valued pretty highly but that no-one seems to be buying with any regularity.

The Amazon sales rank is actually useful here! E.g. If it's 301,741 then you're unlikely to sell it.
Post a comment
Avatar
@
    Text