FAQ

What is iFlipd?

As a Student, iFlipd saves you a lot of money on Print and eBook textbooks by allowing you to make weekly payments vs paying for expensive textbooks up front. We simply lower the barrier to entry for expensive textbooks. Our eBook option gives you the flexibility of reading on any device, and taking notes directly in the reader.

As a Professor or Instructional Designer, iFlipd gives you an easy platform to find content, upload your own, and easily push it out to your students. All this with the benefit of saving your students money.

How much does it cost?

Print BooksDigital Books
Book PriceRental PriceBook PriceRental Price
Under $15$2 per weekunder $20$2 per week
$16 to $30$5 per week$21 to $50$5 per week
$31 to $50$10 per week$51 to $100$10 per week
$51 to $75$15 per week$101 to $150$15 per week
$76 to $100$20 per week$151 to $100$20 per week
$101 to $150$25 per week$200+$35 per week
$151 to $200$30 per week
$200+$35 per week

So, I can rent eBooks or printed textbooks using iFlipd?

Yep! iFlipd uses a pay-as-you-go model on both eBooks and Print books, which means you can rent textbooks for seven days at a time for a flat fee. The rental automatically renews every seven days even days until you return the book, or reach the designated number of “weeks to own” shown for each book. It’s the ultimate in rental flexibility. Rent any book for any amount of time, and never pay more than the list price.

What forms of payment does iFlipd accept?

We currently accept credit cards, debit cards, PayPal, and you can connect to GoFundMe accounts. We may occasionally ask for multiple forms of payment so we have a back-up payment method on file should fund run low in one of your accounts. Your weekly charges will show up as a weekly payment to BT’IFLIPD.COM. If you are using your parent’s credit card, you may want to alert them that there will be a small charge each week coming from BT’IFLIPD.COM

How do I setup a GoFundMe account?

Already have an iFlipd account?Get Started Hereto quickly set up your iFlipd+GoFundMe textbook account. Dont have an iFlipd account? Get started here

How do I return my print book?

Returning your print book it easy

  • Select the book you want to return from yourBookshelfof your Order Historypage
  • Click the Return button.
  • Check your email for a pre-paid return label.
  • Print the return label.
  • Pack up the book - One book. One box.
  • Ship it.

One book. One box.

It’s important to package one book, per box, per return label. We determine when to stop billing your account based on when the return label is scanned at the warehouse. If you are returning more than one book you should put them each in their own box with their own return label. Do not put them in the same box with one label or you will continue to be charged for the books who’s shipping label is not scanned.

How do I return my iFlipd eBook?

Flip it!
  • Select the book you want to return from your Bookshelf or your Order History page
  • Flipping is how you stop payments and share the book with other students.
  • Plus, you’ll earn points towards rewards. If you rent the book for a week but only need it for a few days, you can flip it back early, and someone else can pick up the remaining days for half price.

    How do I track my order?

    Easy. We send you a shipping confirmation email with a tracking number when the book is shipped. If you miss the email you can log into your account and go to your Order History page to find a tracking number.

    How do I pick up an iFlipd book?

    Simple! Search for any book, if it’s a flip, just rent it and pick it up for half-price ($1 to $10). The days remaining on the book are shown in the top corner. After you rent the Flipd eBook for the remainder of the current rental week, the book renews at full price.

    These POINTS your keep mentionining, how do I get them and how do I use them?

    At iFlipd, points are like currency for rewards. Here are a few ways you can earn points:

    Get Them

    • Refer a friend: Earn 100 points for each friend your refer to iFlipd. Get your friends to sign-up with your referral code. Each time you get a friend to sign up you get 100 points.
    • Renting a book: Earn 50 points each time you rent a book.
    • Each week rented: Earn 10 points each week you rent a book.
    • Returning a print book you own: Earn 200 points for each print book you return if you’ve paid the full price of the book. For example: if your book is 5 weeks to own, you would have to pay for all 5 weeks to be eligible for 200 points.
    • Creating an account: Earn 100 point when you create an account. Occasionally, we run specials and you can earn more than 100 points.
    • Logging into your account: Earn 5 points each time you log into your account. You need to wait 24 hours between log in periods.
    • Flipping (returning) your digital books: When you flip a book, you receive the same number of points as days remaining on the rental. For example: You have a 7 day rental, flip it back after 3 days, then you get 4 points.

    Use Them

    You can redeem points for gift cards from leading brands, or exchange them for percentage off coupons. Earn enough points and you can even get a free book. Check it out for yourself in our Rewards Hub.

    Can I buy textbooks on iFlipd?

    Absolutely. If you want unlimited access to a book, just keep it, and when the weekly rentals total the list price, it’s yours! You’ll never be charged more than the list price. Your Print book is yours to keep OR we will offer you 200 points to return it to us if you don’t want it collecting dust. Your eBook is always available in the iFlipd cloud as a perpetual license, so you can read it again and again as often as you’d like.

    Can anyone use iFlipd?

    Sure! While we focus mostly on college level content, we have some excellent business books, novels, fiction, non-fiction and kids books. It’s the perfect fit for parents, kids and university students alike.

    What is iFlipd’s refund policy

    We usually do not offer refunds after a purchase has been made. And you aren’t charged until you receive your book. We want you to love reading on iFlipd, and we are nice people, so if you believe your issue deserves special consideration, tell us about it.

    Will I get into trouble if I stop paying for the textbook?

    Yes, yes you will. By renting a textbook you agree to pay for the book as long as you keep it. For eBooks it’s easy, as soon as you return your book (or flip) your payments stop and you no longer have access to the took. For Print books you will be charged until your book is scanned at the post office, UPS or FedEx. If your credit card, debit card or PayPal account run out of money during weekly payments, you will be sent to a collections agency and your credit score will be impacted.