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10% Discount - 7 out of 10 ABC Customers have it!
You qualify for the 10% discount if you are:
What's the advantage?Well, if the book costs 20 Euro, then you only pay 18 Euro.
Also, if you are buying on behalf of a company, it is possible to claim the BTW and this can lead up to savings of 31%!
It's valid on all books, games, magazines and sale items.
ABC Discount Card
How long is it valid?The card's validity of 12 months starts on the day of purchase.
The 10% discount is immediately applicable on items purchased simultaneously with the card.
How do I purchase a card?
How do I renew my card?
How do I use my discount card online?As soon as you've made your selection, you can proceed to the check-out process.
Once you've registered (or logged in if you already have a web account) and reach the page 2 of the check-out process you'll be able to fill in your discount card number (if it's valid).
Large Quantity Discount - Buy more, pay less!Ordering large quantities (more than 9 copies) of a single title entitles you to a discount.
Specific information can be found by following the large quantity order discount information link on each detailed title information page
Discount: 15% (10 - 29 copies) 20% (30 - 59 copies) 25% (59+ copies)
To avoid any confusion: The ABC 10% Card discount is not added to these discounts.
55+ MondaysPeople aged 55+ receive 10% off on mondays. All you need to do is show us proof of your age. We'll accept your driver's license, passport, or national or other ID card with your date of birth. You can register your details in our customer database to be kept informed on our special deals and we'll also be able to verify your discount eligibility should you forget to bring ID with you.
To avoid any confusion: If you still have a valid ABC discount card you will not be entitled to a 20% discount on Mondays.
65+ ABC Gold CardAnyone over 65 years receives 10% off if they show us proof of age. The free ABC Gold Card can also be obtained by registering at either store.
The theme of 2008's Dutch National Book Week - which translates rather clumsily to "Of Old People: The Third Age and Literature" - inspired us to create a special, funky ABC Gold Card, especially for our older customers. Those are already registered with ABC received their ABC Gold Card during Book Week.
CJP Discount"CJP (Cultureel Jongeren Paspoort) offers everyone under 30 great discounts at more than 1.500 places in the Netherlands. Get your discount on cd's, at museums, movie theatres, musicals..." and now also at The American Book Center. www.cjp.nl
Stadspas - AmsterdamStadspas is an initiative of the city council of Amsterdam. It aims to make culture, sport and recreational events accessible to those groups who run the risk of social and cultural isolation. More information via www.stadspas.nl
Ooievaarspas - The HagueOoievaarspas is an initiative of the city council of The Hague. It gives the holder discounts on various courses, sport and cultural activities. More information via www.ooievaarspas.nl
Teacher's Discount CardsA Teacher's Discount Card entitles you to a 10% discount on all full-priced books, magazines, games, merchandise and food at our stores. This discount is valid for both professional and personal purchases. Orders for schools automatically get a 10% discount and shipping costs never exceed € 14.
Each teacher, not only English teachers, is entitled to a personal card. The cards initial purpose is to encourage teachers to keep up to date with practice and to check out material for their students, and of course for their own cerebral development. In the past we have been more flexible in considering who gets a free card, but we've had so many requests that weren't in accordance with the initial purpose that we've decided to limit the definition of a teacher as one who works for an educational establishment in a teaching capacity.
There are three ways to get a Teacher's Discount Card:
Download the Teacher's Registration Form as a .doc or .pdf
a. bring a pay slip to the store and register or update your details at one of the cash desks (you could bring a filled in form).
b. send a copy of your pay slip, with the Teacher's Registration Form to: The American Book Center, Marketing Dept., Spui 12, 1012 XA Amsterdam.
c. email a scanned copy of your pay slip, with the Teacher's Registration Form to email@example.com.
If your request is honored you will receive your card by mail.