Amazon Holiday Return Policy Now In Effect

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Just a reminder that Amazon’s holiday return policy is now in effect.  All purchases made directly from from 11/01-12/31 can be returned until 01/31/13!

If there’s an item that you wanted to test out for a few months then now is the time!  And don’t forget to weigh the benefits of using Amazon gift cards bought at an office supply store to earn 5 miles per dollar versus the extended warranty that American Express offers.

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does this include laptops?


But the Amazon gift cards add $2 or $3 at purchase



There are no fees to buy Amazon, or any other store gift cards.


how do you return without paying return shipping?


If an item is defective then return shipping is free.


where can i buy amazon gc in office stores?


and when u abuse the return policy, u get blacklisted! not worth it!


Just go into your local Office Max, Office Depot, or Staples and they sell gift cards.
Amazon and Kindle gift cards both work at

What do they consider abuse? You would probably have to do dozens of returns before they might take any action.


thanks dan
btw the amex 200$ cards you wrote about i did and received the bonus thanks but please advice at which atms i can cash them for free


i know someone who twice bought laptops to “try” and after he returned the second one saying it was defective his account stopped working. just saying they are not stupid.


Sure, but how many other total returns on “defective” items did he do?

I really don’t think they’re shutting down anyone’s account for 2 returned items.


could i claim its defective even if its not?


How about purchases made from amazon warehouse deals?


I bought T Mobile Gift cards at Office Depot and was charged a fee. There are some gift cards with fees.


You could also just pay the few dollars to ship it back and not Claim it was defective


i know shoprite definitely charges a convenience fee for buying giftcards to other stores.


@s chilul hashem. Many retailers don’t take returns from certain frum neighborhoods!


I bought a ton of Amazon Kindle gift cards at Office Max with my Ink card when they were on sale for 20% off (plus 10% back with Ink).

There were definitely no fees on any store gift cards there.


shame on you dan do you know how many jewish sell on amazon with fullfilmant and when you buy just to try it and send it back as defective thay put it as adefective item and it can not be resold and thay will loos a lot of money

or if just send it back that are still loosing about $8 on each item
so please dan take this down


You have a point Joseph. We don’t need to take advantage of every opportunity given. After all we are being watched…


I used to work for a (Jewish) company that sold on amazon and also FBA. they lost a lot of money from people buying and then returning claiming “defective”. They used to test all the products returned as defective, and then fight with amazon to get their money back as the item wasn’t really defective. (as an aside, Amazon keeps tabs on those who buy and return often, as the companies file claims with amazon that the item really works fine.) Additionally, they lost money on shipping, which is often free. It is DISHONEST to say something is defective if it isn’t. you can always buy something, and then depending on the company’s return policy try to return it and pay for return shipping / restocking fee if there is one. If the item sent is not exactly what it is supposed to be, or differs in any way from the item details or description,all money is refunded without a problem.


When did I tell to people to lie about an item being defective?