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Initial post: 7 Mar 2012 21:22:24 GMT
Last edited by the author on 7 Mar 2012 21:26:31 GMT
If I can get more money - and not to mention real money, for just simply selling my product, shouldn't I just do that anyway?

Seems like Amazon just want more stock and of the money.

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Mar 2012 10:05:37 GMT
S.Mo says:
It is kind of pointless, you could get more from selling, better yet go to Gamestation.. I traded in my xbox and a bunch of games recently for a new ps3 and some games. I saw Mario kart wii on here with a trade-in value of £8 i got £14 from GS. Not sure how much that would be to sell.

Posted on 17 Mar 2012 12:50:24 GMT
I suppose it's only any good if you have a trunkful (is that even a word?) of stuff that no-one's buying... or books that are so heavy to post it wouldn't be worth listing...

Posted on 6 Apr 2012 09:57:13 BDT
V. Chadwick says:
Actually time you have taken off the postage for some the bigger books I have traded in and the amazon commission, its works out about the same and you get no hassle from seller feedback. So it works for me!

Posted on 9 Apr 2012 13:43:39 BDT
Mrs. A. Jeff says:
I've used the trade-in on a selection of ds and wii games recently, and got more in amazon vouchers than i would have got in cash or vouchers from game, gamestation or CEX.
Anyway if you have store credit you are stuck to buying just games adn accessories that more expensive in store and you can't use it on-line! At least with amazon vouchers/credit you have a WHOLE choice of things you can buy from (brand new too - unlike CEX credit goes towards second hand goods!!); as i have a Kindle then it goes nicely towards filling that up.
Also hassle free of standing in a queue and you can do it all from the comfort of your own home!

Posted on 17 Apr 2012 19:05:42 BDT
We have used this service for the first time but must admit contemplated using GS for Trade In as they were offering £10 for every 3 games, this was of course on top of what they would give you per game. The only thing that concerned me is that the games are far more expensive in the shop compared to online so you are out of pocket on this issue, plus the fact that they are in administration and didn't like the thought of having a gift voucher for the company then to go through! whereas at least with Amazon the money is there to spend on anything you want not just games. Yes you don't get a lot of money back for the games but we only sold games that wasn't that recent but weighing up the for and against both companies I would rather use Amazon!

Posted on 18 Apr 2012 11:05:49 BDT
shunter says:
I've just found out about Amazon Trade-In and have 'sold' a book for £5.50 which I would have eventually binned or given to my local library (who for some reason only accept books begrudgingly), so at the moment I'm quite happy. Now I'm trawling through the lists of books to find out what their trade-in value is.

Posted on 18 Apr 2012 11:06:09 BDT
shunter says:
I've just found out about Amazon Trade-In and have 'sold' a book for £5.50 which I would have eventually binned or given to my local library (who for some reason only accept books begrudgingly), so at the moment I'm quite happy. Now I'm trawling through the lists of books to find out what their trade-in value is.

Posted on 20 Apr 2012 19:42:33 BDT
markford says:
is there a limit on how many you can trade in please help

Posted on 11 May 2012 12:53:22 BDT
Stoo73 says:
I think the trade in option is a fantastic way to get the things you want by recycling books and games you no longer use. You can sell the items yourself instead, but then you incur additional charges which eat into what you make. Trade in offers fair values and if your trade is accepted you get an instant use gift card balance to buy whatever you want.

In reply to an earlier post on 22 May 2012 19:03:52 BDT
I have earned about 12.00 in amazon vouchers for books that I had listed on 2 sites and couldnt sell, plus as I saved the postage its money for things I would have taken to the charity shop and I get to buy books I do want

Posted on 26 May 2012 15:59:37 BDT
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Posted on 31 May 2012 17:13:50 BDT
J. Tooke says:
Games may well be worth trading in, books, however, don't seem to be. Trade in offers on new books that retail at £10 trade in at 70 pence! Would rather leave them on a bus I think.

In reply to an earlier post on 1 Jun 2012 01:54:54 BDT
Last edited by the author on 1 Jun 2012 01:58:46 BDT
Hawkwood says:
Depends what books you have! I've already traded 3 (three) paperback novels for a total of £78.30. I have two others (also paperback novels) in the post for a prospective £71.25. That'll be a total of £150 for 5 novels; I'm glad I didn't leave those 'on the bus'! I bought them all secondhand in the first place, and I don't reckon I paid more than £10 for the lot. Actually, it'll be more like £155.00 as Amazon are now giving a 'bonus' £5 for any quantity traded over £10 until the end of June.

Posted on 2 Jun 2012 06:56:31 BDT
B. J. Nolker says:
I sold a book independently on Amazon for £9.80 plus postage. The final amount received was £9.20. "Great!" I thought. However, after taking to the post office it cost me £5.65 to send second class. I have sent over 15 books back to Amazon for trade-in and am expecting £150-170 in gift vouchers. It's a no-brainer for me - trade-in all the way!!!!

In reply to an earlier post on 10 Jun 2012 21:38:21 BDT
What books are worth that much?

In reply to an earlier post on 10 Jun 2012 21:56:07 BDT
Last edited by the author on 10 Jun 2012 21:56:31 BDT
Hawkwood says:
Rare ones. The vast majority of offers are 25p or 40p - but there are some up to £60.00 which is the highest I've seen so far.

This 1970 paperback was one i had two copies of, that I got £60.00 each for: The Poisoned Crown
However, they are no longer offering anything on that title any more. Some other titles I have supplied have since been either increased or reduced in price. Some that have had £20+ offered have since had the offer pulled.

In reply to an earlier post on 11 Jun 2012 09:11:14 BDT
Thanks for the info!

Posted on 11 Jun 2012 13:25:24 BDT
Jettoes says:
I think amazon trade-in is great for used books more than games and other things. After reading loads of fiction books (mainly) my flat is overflowing. I can either give them away or get few pence or more from each book. For most fiction common books the trade-in value is not more than 0.25p. I think it is worthless to trade-in those books but for other rare books it is quite worthwhile. At times I got half the actual price I paid for in the first place. Also, amazon trade-in is hassle-free and certainly no problems with regards to postage.

Posted on 19 Jun 2012 20:40:36 BDT
Shopaholic says:
How I see it, is that Amazon trade-in is good for selling like books, because not many places actually pay for buying books (if there are please tell me ;) ) But then game prices are quite low compared to other places.

Posted on 26 Jun 2012 11:39:52 BDT
Mrs. C Hole says:
I haven't been lucky enough to have books worth over £4 and the majority of mine are worth 25p but that's 25p I wouldn't have received had I given the books away.

Posted on 26 Aug 2012 11:46:17 BDT
peajay says:
HAS ANYONE SOLD ANYTHNG OTHER THAN BOOKS AND GAMES? ( Not shouting- mistake - am to lazy to type it all again!)

In reply to an earlier post on 27 Aug 2012 01:50:34 BDT
boxing gloves for £3.50 more than they cost me :-)

In reply to an earlier post on 27 Aug 2012 21:12:56 BDT
upto £150 trade value, then you have to submit another trade in request.

Posted on 1 Sep 2012 18:30:22 BDT
Scott says:
I've found Amazon Trade In to be a fantastic way to sell my unwanted (and rather outdated) LLB Law degree textbooks. I managed to sell a first year Law of the European Law textbook (which is extremely outdated now i.e. 2007) and I got £8 for it. I believe this is rather good considering I was going to throw it! Another example includes a Gamecube game I sold for £11.85, I was quoted £0.95 in Game. It's a no-brainer what with the no delivery charges.
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