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#BOTD Not Available For Free on Amazon Australia

Post by Karencantley1 » 13 Jun 2018, 17:33

BOTD “The Improbable Journeys of Billy Battles: Book 2, Finding Billy Battles Trilogy” is NOT available for free in Australia, it’s $8.99. Amazon global site would not allow me to download it for $0.00, I was re-directed back to the Australian site, so I had to be satisfied with just reading the sample. I just wanted to register this with you to avoid possible disqualification from the raffle.

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Post by Espie » Yesterday, 20:17

Karencantley1 wrote:
13 Jun 2018, 17:33
BOTD “The Improbable Journeys of Billy Battles: Book 2, Finding Billy Battles Trilogy” is NOT available for free in Australia, it’s $8.99. Amazon global site would not allow me to download it for $0.00, I was re-directed back to the Australian site, so I had to be satisfied with just reading the sample. I just wanted to register this with you to avoid possible disqualification from the raffle.
Thank you for your post. I'm here down under, too. You're only the second one I've "met" here so far. :tiphat:

Did you eventually get the free book for that day? If you didn't, were you disqualified and was that the only book that didn't turn out free for you? In May of this year (before the July 2018 Amazon / Amazon.com.au announcement), I was still able to directly download free books from Amazon.com and received receipts for them but I no longer couldn't thereafter.

To my surprise, today's Book of the Day (BOTD) entry is now free on the Amazon.com.au website; however, there was no receipt for my free purchase. I tried purchasing other free (but non-BOTD) books on the site today, too, and I received receipts for them, so I am wondering if such had also been happening in your case.

Sorry if I am asking you this directly, but I don't think any of the moderators of the site are in our country so you are my best hope for further enlightenment. :angelic-cyan:
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Post by kfwilson6 » Today, 10:51

Espie wrote:
Yesterday, 20:17
Karencantley1 wrote:
13 Jun 2018, 17:33
BOTD “The Improbable Journeys of Billy Battles: Book 2, Finding Billy Battles Trilogy” is NOT available for free in Australia, it’s $8.99. Amazon global site would not allow me to download it for $0.00, I was re-directed back to the Australian site, so I had to be satisfied with just reading the sample. I just wanted to register this with you to avoid possible disqualification from the raffle.
Thank you for your post. I'm here down under, too. You're only the second one I've "met" here so far. :tiphat:

Did you eventually get the free book for that day? If you didn't, were you disqualified and was that the only book that didn't turn out free for you? In May of this year (before the July 2018 Amazon / Amazon.com.au announcement), I was still able to directly download free books from Amazon.com and received receipts for them but I no longer couldn't thereafter.

To my surprise, today's Book of the Day (BOTD) entry is now free on the Amazon.com.au website; however, there was no receipt for my free purchase. I tried purchasing other free (but non-BOTD) books on the site today, too, and I received receipts for them, so I am wondering if such had also been happening in your case.

Sorry if I am asking you this directly, but I don't think any of the moderators of the site are in our country so you are my best hope for further enlightenment. :angelic-cyan:
You only need the receipt for the book if it is a free copy of the book offered and you happen to win on that day. You would then receive an email indicating you won pending verification of purchase. If this happens to be a book you cannot download free due to your location, I would just respond to that email with that information, indicating you are in Australia, the BOTD was not free for you, and you read the sample instead. You can still do all of your entries based on the sample. Hope that helps somewhat. Also, if you don't get a receipt in your email for a purchase, you should be able to go onto your Amazon account and review any old orders. You should be able to pull an order confirmation or invoice from there to send should you win.

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Post by Espie » Today, 17:34

kfwilson6 wrote:
Today, 10:51
Espie wrote:
Yesterday, 20:17
Karencantley1 wrote:
13 Jun 2018, 17:33
BOTD “The Improbable Journeys of Billy Battles: Book 2, Finding Billy Battles Trilogy” is NOT available for free in Australia, it’s $8.99. Amazon global site would not allow me to download it for $0.00, I was re-directed back to the Australian site, so I had to be satisfied with just reading the sample. I just wanted to register this with you to avoid possible disqualification from the raffle.
Thank you for your post. I'm here down under, too. You're only the second one I've "met" here so far. :tiphat:

Did you eventually get the free book for that day? If you didn't, were you disqualified and was that the only book that didn't turn out free for you? In May of this year (before the July 2018 Amazon / Amazon.com.au announcement), I was still able to directly download free books from Amazon.com and received receipts for them but I no longer couldn't thereafter.

To my surprise, today's Book of the Day (BOTD) entry is now free on the Amazon.com.au website; however, there was no receipt for my free purchase. I tried purchasing other free (but non-BOTD) books on the site today, too, and I received receipts for them, so I am wondering if such had also been happening in your case.

Sorry if I am asking you this directly, but I don't think any of the moderators of the site are in our country so you are my best hope for further enlightenment. :angelic-cyan:
You only need the receipt for the book if it is a free copy of the book offered and you happen to win on that day. You would then receive an email indicating you won pending verification of purchase. If this happens to be a book you cannot download free due to your location, I would just respond to that email with that information, indicating you are in Australia, the BOTD was not free for you, and you read the sample instead. You can still do all of your entries based on the sample. Hope that helps somewhat. Also, if you don't get a receipt in your email for a purchase, you should be able to go onto your Amazon account and review any old orders. You should be able to pull an order confirmation or invoice from there to send should you win.
Thank you for your prompt, very clear, and helpful response. :tiphat:

Kindly include the information for the following, too:
What happens if the book isn't free from both Amazon.com and Amazon.com.au websites and our OBC site states that the book is "free for everyone"? Would we be able to vie for the Reward in addition to getting the "popularity" points for sharing the BOTD?
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