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Post by Book Lover 35 » 14 Dec 2018, 10:49

How do I switch over to amazon gift cards instead of using my PayPal account? I can't find where to plug in info.
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Post by Book Lover 35 » 14 Dec 2018, 10:50

Is there anyway I can have the money that is currently pending on Paypal, transferred to a gift card instead?
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Post by gali » 14 Dec 2018, 10:56

You need to leave the PayPal info (on your Preference tab) blank, if you want to be paid by gift cards.

If the money was sent to your PayPal already, you can't transferred it to a gift card.

As stated on your RT page:
If payments sent to the PayPal email address do not go through because either (1) you give us the wrong PayPal email, (2) you fail to claim the funds through PayPal, (3) you somehow lose access to your PayPal account or are unable to create one, or (4) you otherwise have issues between you and PayPal, then the funds will not be re-sent.
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)

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