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Amazon US spend $XX get $YY credit - October 10 to October 16
#1  sufue 11-24-2020, 03:58 PM
And apparently Amazon US didn't want to be left out of the "Spend $XX Get $YY Credit" fun either. As with the Amazon UK offer from a couple of days ago, this one showed up for me as a banner ad, but these offers have appeared before via email as well, so if you're interested, keep an eye out either for an ad, or for email. This one has the same nice feature that previous offers had of being retroactive to Nov 23, even if you activate later in the active period.

Here are the details, from the click-though page:

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get my eBook credit?
Customers receive their eBook credit after spending the specified amount on any Kindle eBooks between Nov 23 and Nov 30 (in one or multiple transactions). You must activate your offer by clicking Activate any time during the offer period in order for your purchases to count.

Which Kindle eBooks count towards the offer?
Any Kindle eBook that you purchase on Amazon.com during the offer period will count, including eBook gift orders, bulk eBook orders, and pre-orders that are fulfilled during the offer period. Activation can occur at any time during the offer period. Pre-orders that are fulfilled outside of the offer period are excluded from this offer.

When is the offer period?
The offer period is between Nov 23 and Nov 30.

When do I get my credit?
Your credit will be automatically applied to your account within 2 days after spending the specified amount on any Kindle eBooks. We will notify you via email once your credit has been applied to your account.

How do I use my eBook credit?
Your $6 eBook credit is automatically redeemed on your next Kindle eBook purchase. Any Kindle eBook sold on Amazon.com is eligible for this credit.

When does my eBook credit expire?
Your eBook credit expires 21 days after it is applied to your account.
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#2  ngrant 11-25-2020, 03:47 AM
Got the banner on my Kindle eBooks page today - "Spend $25 get $6 credit". I've activated the offer but may not take it up as I rather overdid my pre-Thanksgiving splurge starting with the Amazon UK offer a few days ago. I got 17 (!!) titles, mostly Erle Stanley Gardner's "Cool & Lam" and "The D.A. ..." titles but also found 2 Alan Hunter gems that I hadn't noticed before and which are not on the US site "Gently to a Sleep" and "Gently Under Fire". Thanks to sufue as always for alerting us to these deals (my wallet does not thank you though).

I also did a "Top up 80 pounds and get 5 pounds credit" deal to replenish my Gift card balance in the UK account. Well, I think that's me for the year now... I was considering a new Bluetooth speaker or DSLR as my Christmas treat but for now I am one happy camper.

Quote sufue
And apparently Amazon US didn't want to be left out of the "Spend $XX Get $YY Credit" fun either. As with the Amazon UK offer from a couple of days ago, this one showed up for me as a banner ad, but these offers have appeared before via email as well, so if you're interested, keep an eye out either for an ad, or for email. This one has the same nice feature that previous offers had of being retroactive to Nov 23, even if you activate later in the active period.
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#3  luv2readnohio 11-26-2020, 04:27 PM
I keep getting conflicting reports when I talk to Amazon Customer Service regarding the promotion. In looking at the FAQ on the promotion page, it states that purchases that count towards the $25 include pre-orders that are fulfilled during the offer period. I am reading that as a title pre-ordered in March but delivered on November 23 would count towards my $25 -- one person I talked to at Amazon says yes it would, another says no it would not -- Anyone have any clue as to which one is correct?

Also getting conflicting information about another question I had -- if I purchase an e-book for $2.99 and the total cost is $3.20 with tax, which amount goes towards the $25 -- $2.99 or $3.20 -- again I have had an Amazon associate say just the cost of the book and another say cost of book plus tax -- anyone know which one it is?

I know it might be nitpicky, but I have had my eye on an e-book that is somewhat expensive and I would like to put as much of the $6 towards it as I can. I usually end up purchasing at least some e-books every day and I know it usually takes a couple of days before Amazon notifies you that you have received a credit to use -- I don't want to find out that my credit was used on a $2.99 or $3.99 title just because I could not figure out what counts towards the $25.

Thanks for any and all help
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#4  DuskyRose 11-26-2020, 04:48 PM
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I don't want to find out that my credit was used on a $2.99 or $3.99 title just because I could not figure out what counts towards the $25.

Thanks for any and all help
For me, it counted books I'd already ordered, so once I clicked on the offer it only took about an hour or so to show the $6.

But it only showed it on the ebooks I was looking at purchasing. On the upper right, they did the math showing the cost of the ebook, minus what I had on credit, then the final 1-click price.

Once you get the credit, just keep an eye on the price of the ebooks as you buy them, so you'll see when they start applying the $6 to the ebook prices.
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#5  sufue 11-27-2020, 10:38 AM
In the past, on similar offers:

Even though they say that the credit may take a while to arrive, it has arrived (for me, at least) almost instantly, so that I've been surprised when all of the sudden it is being used to discount whatever book I'm looking at at the moment. Also, I've gotten an email confirming the credit pretty quickly as well.

As for the pre-orders - the T&Cs (see the OP) say:
Which seems pretty clear, but you never know with Amazon...

I have had uniformly good experience with them counting books purchased during the offer period, but before I activated, which is another provision I was doubtful of the first time this type of offer showed up. But I've never had a pre-order come "live" during a promotion period so can't speak to that one.
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#6  sufue 11-27-2020, 10:40 AM
Oh, and on the tax, ebooks aren't taxed where I live, so I can't speak to that one either...
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#7  mitford13 12-23-2020, 02:43 PM
Another deal is up, spend $25 on ebooks get a $6 credit. Dec 23 - 30.

https://www.amazon.com/kr/d6e5aa28-fc2d-4f8e-916d-bf49f2a9e6e6
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#8  Tarana 12-23-2020, 05:06 PM
Quote mitford13
Another deal is up, spend $25 on ebooks get a $6 credit. Dec 23 - 30.

https://www.amazon.com/kr/d6e5aa28-fc2d-4f8e-916d-bf49f2a9e6e6
I probably won't benefit from this one unless publisher's put some of my series on special. I maxed out on the last one in November and bought an omnibus on a special deal only 2 days ago (can't return and rebuy or would lose the $5 discount). Even buying the rest of the Jecks series novels I need, that still only amounts to about $12. Hard to believe, but I'm running out of wish list books!
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#9  Fbone 12-23-2020, 05:29 PM
My offer is $10/3 until the 30th.
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#10  ngrant 12-24-2020, 08:27 PM
I am not eligible for the Amazon US offer, but I am seeing a similar one for Amazon UK - Spend 10 pounds and get 3 pounds credit. Not sure if this link will work for others, it appears at the top of my Kindle Book Deals page
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Must complete purchases by 29 December.

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Another deal is up, spend $25 on ebooks get a $6 credit. Dec 23 - 30.

https://www.amazon.com/kr/d6e5aa28-fc2d-4f8e-916d-bf49f2a9e6e6
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