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Msmusicteacher
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Has anyone set up an account using preloaded credit card?

I know these "credit cards" that you buy in the grocery store don't have a billing address so I'm wondering if they will work to set up an account?  I asked in the B&N store a few months ago when I started thinking about getting a nook for my niece and they told me you could. I searched the boards and found some questions about this but never a definite answer.

 

Thanks for your help!

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very-simple
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Re: Has anyone set up an account using preloaded credit card?

do a search for "prepaid visa card" on the boards and you'll find plenty of information on how these work.  

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Re: Has anyone set up an account using preloaded credit card?

 


Msmusicteacher wrote:

I know these "credit cards" that you buy in the grocery store don't have a billing address so I'm wondering if they will work to set up an account?  I asked in the B&N store a few months ago when I started thinking about getting a nook for my niece and they told me you could. I searched the boards and found some questions about this but never a definite answer.

 

Thanks for your help!


I believe it needs to be a card you can attach a billing address to.  As the pp said, there has been a lot of discussion about this, so a search of the boards should provide some answers.

 

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Re: Has anyone set up an account using preloaded credit card?

See this link:  http://bookclubs.barnesandnoble.com/t5/NOOK-Technical-Support/Child-acct-don-t-want-to-have-default-...

 

I apologize - somewhere in the middle people were a little grumpy, but I've linked to a poster who got an AMEX gift card to use as the credit card on the account and it all worked.

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Msmusicteacher
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Re: Has anyone set up an account using preloaded credit card?

Thanks so much!  I did a search but I guess I got frustrated about halfway through that particular thread and didn't make it to the end where there was actually an answer.  I appreciate your help!

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Re: Has anyone set up an account using preloaded credit card?

You're very welcome.

 

I was worried about exactly what you said - that you'd found the thread but quit reading it because of the negativity and wouldn't find the info you needed. 

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