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jeromedawg

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Amazon Prime - pay for it with gift cards I've accumulated?
« on: January 15, 2016, 12:57:28 PM »
Hey guys,

I'm planning to get in on Amazon Prime at the current $73 rate. Was wondering if I should fund it with all the gift cards I've accumulated (most of them 50% off from an Amex deal a while back) or if I should just pay with my Amazon Rewards Visa for "3% back" - what say you?

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Re: Amazon Prime - pay for it with gift cards I've accumulated?
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2016, 01:15:00 PM »
Use the gift cards.

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Re: Amazon Prime - pay for it with gift cards I've accumulated?
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2016, 01:33:09 PM »
Can you actually use them for prime?

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Re: Amazon Prime - pay for it with gift cards I've accumulated?
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2016, 01:42:35 PM »
It's a great deal...if you are new to Prime.  Current subscribers aren't eligible for the discounted rate.  And no, you cannot pay for Prime with Amazon gift cards.

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Re: Amazon Prime - pay for it with gift cards I've accumulated?
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2016, 01:49:54 PM »
It's a great deal...if you are new to Prime.  Current subscribers aren't eligible for the discounted rate.  And no, you cannot pay for Prime with Amazon gift cards.

If applicable you can get your spouse to sign up instead

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Re: Amazon Prime - pay for it with gift cards I've accumulated?
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2016, 02:07:00 PM »
And no, you cannot pay for Prime with Amazon gift cards.

On the contrary, it seems as though you can:

Order Summary
Items:    $99.00
Shipping & handling:    $0.00
Mozart Promotion:    -$26.00
Total before tax:    $73.00
Estimated tax to be collected:*    $5.84
Total:    $78.84
Gift Card:    -$78.84