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Joan Holopoff said:
I have assisted local districts in setting up large nook accounts. We purchased one Visa Green dot prepaid card and used that to set up all of the accounts. The prepaid cards are functional, you just have to go to the website and register your card by entering your address. Once you have done that it is fully functional on BN.com and still has just a small finite amount on it. You can always remove default credit cards, in fact after schools have loaded their books-some just remove that card from their account to prevent any new content from being downloaded. That is easier if you have a large group of nooks-instead of setting passwords up on each nook.
Paula O'Rourke said:
Management at my local Barnes & Noble store insisted that I use a credit card with a physical address - so I used my own. The reason given was that the prepaid credit cards are anonymous and the system would be looking for a validating address. Finding none, the account wouldn't be functional. However, enough members here have used the prepaid cards that I might just give it a try and see if "the system" allows it now that the account has been activated. I'm not sure if our school will allow me to add their credit card, but I need to remove mine from the account at some point. I'm still waiting for an updated process to purchase ebooks with a school po that satisfies school accounting requirements - any idea when that will be ready?
Laurie Aldern said:Paula, we have customers who have successfully used an American Express gift card to register their NOOKs. Elsewhere on this site, someone posted that they used a Walmart Green-dot card, but I'm unfamiliar with those.