I have a few Questions about Amazon Trade In

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  1. Polarise
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    Hello, I would like to trade a few items to make some money for accessories for the Nintendo Switch that I pre-ordered but I have a few questions.

    1. How does shipping multiple trade-ins work? Could I just put more than one game in a box?

    2. When you trade in the game, does the money you get go to your Amazon account or does it go to your bank?

    3. Anything else I need to know about Trade Ins?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Blood Fetish

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    It's been many years since I did this, and it was for books only at the time. That being said I could put several items in a box, and I received Amazon credit for them.
     
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    Does the money you get go to your bank account?
     
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    I see, anyways I am getting the accessories from amazon. But can you withdraw money from amazon?
     
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    Well, Amazon isn't paypal. You can't withdraw money to my knowledge. Just pay with bank account check and stuff.
     
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    I actually have one I have to ship out, first time I've done it. You can put multiple items in one "trade in" order, but I don't think you can put multiple "trade in" orders in a single box. And the money gets added to your amazon account, a giftcard.
     
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    if you gonna get them from amazon, you should use the amazon credit direcly, no need to withdraw to your bank and get it back into amazon..
    however i don't know if you can withdraw it as money in bank, probably you can but of course with a fee cost or something
     
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    I see, that is similar to gamestop. But I think that amazon has more use for your creddit.

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    So my Mom has Amazon Prime meaning that she could get 20% off video games. Is it possible for me to send the money that I get from Amazon to her and ask her to order it for me?

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    I think I heard that you could actually share amazon prime with a family I think.
     
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    i can't say for sure but i have a feeling that you wouldn't be able to do that.. usually this type of money is full of shitty rules that you can "barely move"
    however, amazon prime usually has a 1 month trial thing, you can use the trial, order and then cancel the prime subscriptions IIRC
     
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    I already used the free trial.
     
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    Can't you send it in with your mom's account then?
     
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    I just had my Mom add me for Amazon Prime. :D. Now I have 2-day free shipping. And 20% off pre-orders. Everything is good now.

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    One more question. Lets say Amazon has a placeholder price for a game and you pre-order it. Once the actual price is revealed, do they give you back the money and then charge you the actual price?
     
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    according to this: https://www.amazon.com/Pre-Order-Policy/forum/FxMJRWOS6TB4XJ/Tx2X4LK7FKTNHW8/1?asin=B002I096AA

    they don't charge until it ships, and i suspect prices are not place holders..

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    heres a page in their help and costumer service, it probably answers your question
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201133130
     
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    I just came up with this question. What if I don't have the box for the game? Can I give it to amazon like that?
     
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    Put it in an envelope
    And SAY it's in an envelope when trading it in
     
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    What if I am trading in more than one game? Do I put the envelope with the game in the box?
     
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    So I am about to trade in a bunch of items. I have this big USPS box and Amazon defaults you to UPS for free shipping.

    Can I use the USPS box (Medium Flat Rate Box) and give it to UPS with all the items and shipping label?
     
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    I think one of the questions it has is if the game has its case?

    Technically illegal to use USPS post materials for non-USPS use. And mail is NOT something you want to fuck around with. You'd want to put that inside of another box.