Amazon Courtesy Credit Balance? What is it and how it works.

Many average Amazon Customer do experience a whole new Amazon Courtesy Credit Balance in their account. I have seen recently people asking questions about it on different platforms including the Quora. But there wasn’t any significant reply over there. The users who have courtesy credit balance in their accounts have claimed different amounts ranging from $1 to $20 or sometimes it’s $50.

Now the most frequently asked questions here is that what is this credit balance for? Is this balance usable for online purchase on Amazon? Or is this Courtesy Credit Balance can be accommodated in Amazon cards? Just like that there are many questions to be answered properly. But Amazon forums don’t show any concrete answers to these questions. So we are here to let you know what exactly is this Amazon Courtesy Credit Balance showing on your account.

Amazon Courtesy Credit Balance


Amazon Promotional Balance vs Amazon Courtesy Credit Balance:

So if you are a regular Amazon beneficial customer or their ads publisher, then you might have heard about their Promotional Balance. So this Courtesy Credit Balance is same as the Promotional Balance added by Amazon to your account every time you checkout. This amount is saved from the debited amount on checkouts.

We are here to mention an email which was sent by the Amazon Team to one of their customers. We have a CC Forward copy of the email mentioning the Courtney Credit Balance.

Email Reply By Amazon Team regarding Amazon Courtesy Credit Balance:


We are writing this email because you were eligible to receive a No-Rush Shipping courtesy credit for your recent order(s), but it didn’t apply correctly. To correct this, we’ve issued a $5 courtesy credit to your account. You can use this credit to buy an eligible item shipped and sold by and it will automatically apply the next time.

We value your business and hope to see you again soon.


Customer Service

Please note: this e-mail was sent from a notification-only address that cannot accept incoming e-mail. Please do not reply to this message.

This makes it quite clear here. But we still have some frequently asked Questions about this Amazon promotional or Courtesy Credit balance. These FAQ’s are taken from the official Amazon Forum so that you can make the concept clear here.
Amazon Promotional Credits

FAQ related to courtesy credit balance

Is the gift card balance is same as courtesy credit balance?No. Both gift card and courtesy credit are different. You cannot exchange, courtesy credit for a gift card.
Is PROMO CODE same as courtesy credit?
No. Both Promo code and gift card are different. Promo Codes can apply for products above certain price, but courtesy credit can be applied for any price products.
How comes these credits?
Usually these amounts are credited due to delay in shipping your products. Sometimes, there may occur delay for product delivery even for prime members. To make it balance, they will provide courtesy credit to the account holder. The amount you receive will depend on the cost and type of product you ordered.
Can I use Both Gift card and courtesy credit for same product?
Yes you can. You can use both of them if the item is eligible for applying both offers.

Beside this if you are a prime Member of the Amazon and you are in no hurry and go for the normal shipping canceling out the quick 48 Hours shipping option, then the rules at Amazon made it compulsory to add some Amazon Courtesy Credit to your account. For detailed Amazon Premier account details visit this link.

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