Students Can Swap Old Textbooks for Credit Through New Amazon Trade-In Programme

Students can trade-in unwanted textbooks in exchange for gift card credit, as Young Academic discovered today. has announced the launch of Textbooks Trade-In, part of the Trade-In Programme. This announcement will be fantastic student news for anyone with a backlog of unwanted textbooks as they can return these for Amazon credit that they can use on books for the new academic year.

“Textbooks are amongst the bestselling titles on but many people only use them for a set period of time,” said John Gahagan, director of books at Ltd. “Now, with the Trade-In Programme, customers have a great way to exchange unwanted items and save money on future purchases.”

The continued popularity of textbooks is illustrated by the fact that the bestselling author of the year on is currently textbook author Richard Parsons.

There are three simple steps to trading-in textbooks at

Select Items – Search for eligible items to trade-in from over 22,000 textbooks

Send Items Free of Charge– Print a delivery label and packing slip, package your items and post them at no cost

Get a Gift Card – An Gift Card will be deposited into your account within two business days upon receipt of the items

Trade-in prices are guaranteed provided the items are delivered postmarked within seven days of submission and received in an acceptable condition.

The Trade-In Programme launched in December 2010 with the Video Games Trade-In Store which enables customers to trade-in video game hardware and games in exchange for Gift Card credit.

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Charles Whitworth is the Editor of the Young Academic publications.

Graduating from the University of Liverpool with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism in 2008, Charles learned his trade in newsrooms such as IPC Media and Sky.

He has now developed as a top sports, music and current affairs journalist and has been printed in a range of publications including The Guardian. His interests include Cricket, Football, Rugby, Music and Current Affairs.

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