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Offline Elita Daniels

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How to gift ebooks from Amazon US
« on: September 01, 2020, 10:32:54 pm »
On the Uk site it is straightforward to gift - just by clicking "buy for others". However on the American and Australian site I cannot see anywhere a "Gift" or "buy for others" option.

I'm trying to send a free copy to someone in the US so it has to be through the US site (apparently).

Does anyone know how to gift ebooks through the American site? Thanks.

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    Re: How to gift ebooks from Amazon US
    « Reply #1 on: September 02, 2020, 12:03:52 am »
    I see "Buy for Others" in a box along the right side just below the normal buying options box.
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    Re: How to gift ebooks from Amazon US
    « Reply #2 on: September 02, 2020, 12:29:09 am »
    Shouldn't you be able to send it directly to their kindle mail address? As far as I understand it then appears right in their inbox but they cannot do anything else with it (for protecting reasons)

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    Re: How to gift ebooks from Amazon US
    « Reply #3 on: September 02, 2020, 06:25:19 am »
    Thanks for the replies.

    I've discovered that when I'm NOT logged in I can see the "buy for others" option for both the US and UK site. But as soon as I'm logged in the option disappears. Perhaps because I'm from Australia, so wrong region. However on Amazon Australia it doesn't matter if I'm logged in or not. There is no option to gift/buy for others that I can see. I'm very confused as to why.

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    Re: How to gift ebooks from Amazon US
    « Reply #4 on: September 02, 2020, 10:43:22 am »
     Interesting. I've never seen this option before, but I'm not logged in to amazon.com and right below the one-click box, is a box that says, "buy for others." I also recently cleaned my cookies and erased my browser history, if that matters.
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