Background image: Carl Malamud/Flickr (Creative Commons License) 1. Get cash back if you see a price drop on Amazon after you buy something. How It Works: One of the most irritating things about shopping is buying something right before it goes on sale.
Things To Remember: To get your money back for the difference on a TV or phone, Amazon requires you to contact its customer service by phone or chat 14 days after shipping. If you don’t have time to talk to someone, you can also email Amazon for a response and refund information within 24 hours.
How It Works: You could use trade-in program like Gazelle to get some money for your old tablet or phone, but you get a lot more value if you trade it in to Amazon for an Amazon Gift Card. For example, you can trade in your old iPhone 5 for $75 on Gazelle or get yourself $225 in Amazon credit. Amazon even takes other stuff like DVDs, CDs, textbooks, and video games.
Things To Remember: Items sold on the Amazon Warehouse are sorted by conditions like “Very Good” or “Acceptable”, so a “Like New” blender won’t arrive looking like it fought a two-year old. Also, Items bought from the Warehouse do not have the original warranty, but they are still covered by Amazon for up to $2,500 plus shipping. 20 Secret Tips Everyone Who Shops On Amazon Needs To Know