FAQ

Q: When do you start selling and renting for next semester

A: We set official pricing and open about 4 days before the start of every semester. Since we get most of our rental books back the last day of school it takes us all of the break week to process books to have them available at that time.

 

Q: What are your store hours?

A: 9AM - 6PM during textbook season. 11AM - 4PM in the off season. Textbook season is one week before finals week and one week after the semester starts.

 

Q: When do you buy books?

A: We buy books every day that we are open for business.

 

Q: How does your prices compare with the campus bookstore?

A: We will sell and rent for less than campus guaranteed.

 

Q: Can I request a book so that I can rent it?

A: Yes. Click the request a book tab and fill out all of the information. Since we don't have official campus book lists this is how we get information, from you! Thanks so much

 

Q: Can I reserve textbooks?

A: We currently do not have enough space to offer textbook reservations.

 

Q: The campus bookstore offered to buy my book for $1. Can you beat this price?

A: Always check our buyback price to make sure you are getting the best deal. We are often able to beat their prices.

 

Q: Can you buy books that our campus bookstore won't buy?

A: Yes we are able to purchase a lot of books the bookstore won't buy. If the bookstore won't buy your book it is usually because it is old and outdated but typically we can still find some value.

 

Q: How can I tell what books you have available?

A: Bring the following information to the store: ISBN, title, class schedule, author, and edition of textbook required or Request a book.

 

Q: Can I sell my books to you through your website?

A: You can make inquiries using the Contact Us tab. Currently we buy, sell, and rent at 155 W Main Street Ste #5

 

Q: Where are you going to be buying books at?

A: 155 W Main Street Ste #5 and other locations in Rexburg (We pay 10% more for buy backs at 155 W Main Street Ste #5).

 

Q: How much does it cost to rent books from BookViking?

A: Every book has a different price. We do guarantee to sell and rent for less than campus.

 

Q: What happens if I forget to return the book?

A: When you rent the book, we put your information on file. That information will be used to charge you for the price of the book if it isn't returned. We send reminder emails prior to the due date.

 

Q: When can I come get my books?

A: We open for rentals about 4 days before classes start every semester.

 

Q: When do the books need to be returned?

A: By the last day of the current semester.

 

Q: What is the freedom of information act?

A: The freedom of information act requires college bookstores to publish textbook lists to anyone asking for the information. One exemption is private universities such as BYU-I. RentYourBooks.com does not have access to an official book list and is dependant on word of mouth of fellow students. For faster service having ISBN, title, class schedule, author, and edition of textbook is required.

 

Q: How can I help RentYourYourBooks.com know what books to stock for next semester?

A: Fill out the form on the Request Book page to send us the information that the bookstore sends you in an email at the end of each semester.

 

Q: What does rentyourbooks.com do?

A: RentYourBooks.com provides students with the opportunity to buy, sell, and rent their textbooks. In addition to renting we sell textbooks for online prices, and buy books for competitive prices. Online prices are considerably less than campus bookstore prices.

 


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