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Top 5 Ways to Gift Audible Audiobooks to Friends For Free

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Since 2013, audiobooks have been downloaded with the greatest percent growth. According to a survey carried by Good E-Reader, downloaded audiobooks are increased by 37.1% compared to 2017. Are you one of the big fans of Audible audiobooks? And do you want to send one to your loved ones? To be honest, Audible books make pretty special gifts whether your recipient is an enthusiastic audiobook listener or a newbie at this, due to the convenience and entertainment these audiobooks will bring to them. Are you eager now to send your best friend an Audible book as a birthday gift? Don't hurry. Here we offer you 5 easiest ways to gift Audible books. Let's have a look at them!

Except Audible audiobooks, kindle ebooks can be fantastic gifts for book lovers. You can read this article for some reference--How to Gift Kindle Books: Full Money-Saving Tips

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1. Gift Audible Books For Free Without Limit

You may have heard about that the audiobooks downloaded or purchased from Audible cannot be easily shared with others. Do you know why? That's because all the Audible books are protected with DRM and in special audio format AAX/AA. So are you wondering how to gift Audible audiobooks without any limits? Don't worry, my friend. We've already prepared the best solution for you, that is, to use Epubor Audible Converter. With this tool, it's very convenient for you to convert aax/aa audiobooks to MP3/M4B. In this way, no matter how many audiobooks you want to gift to your friends, you can gift the Audible books to them without any limits for free and you don't even need to pay for the new audiobooks. Aren't you attracted to it? Let's have a try right now!

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1 Download and install Epubor Audible Converter.

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2 Download your Audible books to computer.

3 Drag and drop your aax/aa audiobooks to the main interface of Audible Converter.

4 (Optional Step) Split Audible books into chapters by clicking the option button at the end of each book title.

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5 Convert aax/aa audiobooks to mp3 by clicking on the button at the bottom.

2. Gift an Audible Audio CD

An Audible Audio CD can be a big surprise when your friends or family members unexpectedly receive a CD gift-wrapped.  We all know that audiobooks downloaded from Amazon are only available on the Audible app. But if your recipient wants their audiobook in a digital format, they can technically do what they want with it once they have the CD you send, like import the audiobooks to iTunes, Windows Media Player or any other players. Isn't it considerate of you to gift a CD?

gift an audible audio CD

1 Go to Amazon and log in to your Amazon account.

2 Find the Audible audiobook you want to send and place an order of the CD.

3 Input your recipient's address.

4 Remember to edit gift options so that the Amazon after-sales team could have the CD gift-wrapped. You can also leave some bless words in the "Gift Message" to your loved ones.

Bonus Tip:

Besides directly buying a new Audible CD as a gift, you can also burn your owned Audible books to CD for free. For more details, please read How to Burn Audible to CD Easily and Conveniently.

3. Gift a Specific Audible Book by "Give as a Gift"

Have you already decided which audible book to gift? Excellent! Just find the book in the catalog and choose the link "Give as a gift" on the product page. In most cases, you can use one of your member credits or your credit card to purchase it.

gift a specific audible book

1 Find the Audible audiobook you want to purchase as a special gift in Audible. On the audiobook's summary page, find "Give as a gift" next to the purchase options and click on it.

2 In the next page, choose how you would like to send your gift, either by email or print and hand-deliver by yourself.

3 Preview the details, choose the payment method.

4 Finalize your gift by clicking on "Confirm Purchase".

4. Gift an Audible Membership

An Audible membership is a perfect gift for Audible fanatics and especially those who haven't discovered the charm of audiobooks. The recipients could enjoy unlimited listening to Audio shows, get one or more audiobooks every month and easily listen with the free Audible app at home, in the car or anywhere they want. You can choose the membership plans between 1, 3, 6, and 12-month.

gift an audible membership

1 Head to Audible Gift Center.

2 Select which Audible membership you'd like to gift and click on "Select gift".

3 Fill out the gift details in the next page such as the recipient's email and name. After that, click on "continue".

4 Customise your gift by choosing a card, followed by "continue".

5 Click on "Buy Now" to complete your purchase.

5. Gift an Audible Book Through "Send This book"

The feature of "Send this book" provided by Audible allows you to share your favorite audiobooks to your friends. To share an Audible book through "Send this book", you can either realize it via Audible app or via Audible web page. Here I'd like to show you how to send Audible books with this feature by taking the Audible app for Windows 10 as an example.

send this book by audible app

1 Download the Audible app from Microsoft Store, open it and log into your Audible account.

2 Go to your "Library" and all the books you've purchased or downloaded are listed there.

3 Select the audiobook you want to gift, right-click on it and you'll find "Send this book" on the popup menu.

4 Send the book to your recipient via email or message.

Note:

1. Each person is entitled to redeem only one free audiobook recommendation through this program. That is to say, the first recommendation your recipient receives can be redeemed and downloaded for free, even if they don't have a membership. But if they’ve already redeemed one before, they will get your recommendation about your favorite book and have the option of buying it themselves.

2. Since Audible app is not accessible in Windows 7 or Mac, you're suggested to go to web page to "send this book".

Conclusion

All the above 5 methods can truly help you if you are looking for ways to gift Audible books. By comparing these 5 methods, I would certainly say the first one is the ultimate solution since it not only offers unlimited access to Audible books but also saves you a lot of money when you have a bunch of audiobooks to gift or share.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Q 1: What happens if I buy someone an Audible book they already have?

A: If you gift an Audible book that the other person already has in their library, Audible will give them a credit or coupon they can use to choose something else.

Q 2: Can I use Amazon gift cards on Audible to buy audiobooks?

A: Unfortunately, Amazon gift cards cannot be used to purchase Audible books at this time.

Q 3: What happens if I gift an Audible membership to somebody who's already a member?

A: The recipients will receive all credits from their gift membership at once. Their current plan will not be extended or interrupted. After their gift membership ends, the membership credits remain active for another six months. For example, if you gift a 12-month membership to your friend who's already a member and his own memership will end in 1 month, the gift credits will expire 18 months later. And gift credits do not count towards the roll-over limit and will not cause any of their current membership credits to expire.

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works for Epubor and writes articles about eBooks, audiobooks, eReaders and software. She seeks the methods to enjoy eBooks and audiobooks more freely and wants to share everything new she has got with you.

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