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Amazon Gift Certificates ...

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Millie1 Sun 15-Jul-07 17:11:16

Does anyone know whether there's any way around the fact that Amazon gift certs cannot be spent on Marketplace items? Are all third party providers who sell through the Amazon website classified as 'marketplace'. DH has received a gift cert for his b-day and wants to buy a watch but wouldn't you know, it's a marketplace item. Any ideas?? TIA

Millie1 Sun 15-Jul-07 20:20:34

Bumping ... anyone, please??

HappyMummyOfOne Sun 15-Jul-07 21:00:21

No way round it i'm afraid, you can only use them for Amazon products. Any marketplace items are offered by Third Party sellers and Amazon just acts like Ebay for them.

Millie1 Sun 15-Jul-07 21:08:32

Thanks HappyMummyOfOne ... he has just tried it and it didn't work. Now we have a small fortune in Amazon gift certificates which will buy an awful lot of books

charliecat Sun 15-Jul-07 21:12:33

you could maybe sell them on ebay? and buy watch with money?

Stroo Sun 15-Jul-07 21:18:19

They don't accept free delivery if you include market place stuff either.

A bit annoying if you like the more obscure books that they sell.

Millie1 Sun 15-Jul-07 22:12:22

Thanks for the suggestion Charliecat ... think it's too late for that because DH has already applied them to our account.

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