StrandBucks are an alternate payment method designed to reward customers for shopping at Bookstrand.com. When you purchase StrandBucks, you get an instant reward, along with other perks.
No Minimum Order – Using StrandBucks allows you to bypass the minimum order amount of $3.49 that applies when you pay using PayPal or Credit Card.
Instant Bonus – Purchasing StrandBucks reduces credit card processing fees. We pass those savings on to you by giving you an instant bonus (up to 12%) on your StrandBucks purchase. Your payment and bonus dollars are immediately deposited into your StrandBucks account and can be used right away.
One-Click Payment – When using StrandBucks at checkout, just click "Use StrandBucks" and your books are immediately available for download. No need to enter credit card numbers or log into PayPal. One-click Payment.
First, you’ll need to purchase your desired amount of Strandbucks. Make sure there is nothing in your shopping cart. Hover on your user name in the upper right hand corner, and select StrandBucks. Your StrandBucks balance will be displayed here, along with some other StrandBucks links.
Next, click on Buy StrandBucks.
Choose your desired amount of StrandBucks. You may purchase StrandBucks in increments of either $5.00, $25.00, $50.00, or $100.00. Click on the card icon with your desired amount to add it to your cart.
Go to your cart and checkout as usual using your credit card or PayPal. The StrandBucks will be added to your account.
Next, add books you intend to purchase to your cart.
When you checkout, you will have the option to buy the books using StrandBucks.
BookStrand.com allows you to give out StrandBucks to your friends! Simply purchase enough StrandBucks, then hover on your user name in the upper right hand corner, and select StrandBucks. On the next page, select Give StrandBucks.
Enter the email address of the recipient.
Enter the number of StrandBucks you would like to give.
Press Send. You will receive a confirmation page when your gift has been delivered.
After your gift has been sent to your friend, you can check whether it has been redeemed by hovering on your account name in the upper right-hand cover of the screen (next to the purple shopping cart icon), and select Gifts. Click on the StrandBucks gifts in menu. Here, you'll see a list of your gifted StrandBucks.
Log into your BookStrand.com account. Hover on your account name in the upper right-hand cover of the screen (next to the purple shopping cart icon), and select Gifts. Click on Redeem Code button.
Copy the code from your email and paste it in the field next to Redeem. Then click Redeem. The StrandBucks will be added to your account. Then purchase a title as you usually would, and select Buy Now With StrandBucks. Make sure you have enough StrandBucks to complete the purchase. The books will be added to your account.