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RENT TEXTBOOKS

Rentals on your terms, within your budget, plus cash back

Rent your textbooks
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10% cash rebate
on return

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Choose how long
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Free shipping
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7-day grace period
for late returns

Most popular textbook rentals

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Get cash back just for returning your rental

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Not sure if rental is our best deal? Take a look at how the numbers stack up. On average, buying a new textbook will save you 64% off the list price, and you’ll earn back another 9% when you sell it. Total savings: 73%.

Let’s do the same with a used textbook. You’ll save 75%, earn 9% back when selling, add a coupon, and voila! Total savings: 85%.

If you rent, however, you can take an amazing 87% off the initial list price. Plus, we offer the only rental program where you get paid 10% of what you spent after you return the book on time. Put those numbers together, and our renters save an average of 89% on the total cost of their textbooks. It’s our very best offer, so grab those rentals while they’re in stock!

Here's how renting works

1. Rent

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Rent your textbooks for up to 95% off the list price with our exclusive rental program powered by rentbooks. Choose how long you want the book — 30, 60, 90, or 120 days — with an option to extend if needed.

2. Receive

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Get free shipping on orders over $49 (Restrictions apply). We offer several different shipping options to ensure your textbook arrives when you need it.

3. Reminders

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Just before your textbook is due, we will send you a reminder by email or SMS text alerts (optional). All return rentals get a 7-day grace period, so no need to worry if you’re a couple days late.

4. Return

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Shipping back to us is always free! Log in to your account to print out a free shipping label, put your books in any box, put the label on the box, and ship the package from your house, the post office, or a FedEx location.

5. Rebate

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After books that have been received on time are processed, we’ll pay you back 10% of the rental cost.

Get Paid to Rent with Bookbyte

Why should you rent with Bookbyte? Simple – we pay you to return your textbooks on time. Our rental program is provided by rentbooks, our exclusive rental distributor, which allows us to pass on incredible savings to you.

Reasons to Rent:

Low prices – With access to rentbooks' huge inventory of textbook rentals, you know you're getting the lowest price available

10% cash rebate – Get your cash rebate as soon as your return rental is processed. Who else pays you to return on time?

Free shipping both ways – Paying for shipping sucks. That's why we cover your shipping charges on orders $49 and up, and return shipping is always free.

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15 days ago

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The book was delivered earlier than planned in excellent condition.

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