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The membership

With a monthly membership, you pay only $14.99 USD plus tax for an audiobook credit, which can be used on your choice of more than 450,000 audiobooks on Members also receive a 30% discount when buying audiobooks à la carte. You can cancel your membership anytime to avoid further charges.

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Limited-time offer

Get two free audiobooks when you make the switch!

Now’s a great time to shop indie. When you start a new membership supporting Red Balloon Bookshop with promo code SWITCH, we’ll give you two bonus audiobook credits at sign-up.

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Membership benefits

Includes one audiobook monthly

You’ll be charged $14.99 USD plus tax monthly for one audiobook credit.

30% off additional audiobooks

Members receive 30% off à la carte audiobook purchases, including individual gifts.

No strings (or bookmarks) attached

Hold or cancel your membership anytime. You’ll keep your audiobooks and unused credits.

Easy returns

It’s free and easy for members to return audiobooks. Simply email

We reserve the right to limit the number of returns in order to prevent abuse of this policy.

Support Red Balloon Bookshop is an employee-owned Social Purpose Corporation that shares profits from your audiobook purchases with your chosen bookstore, giving you the power to keep money within your local economy.

Special sales

Members get access to BOGO sales that allow you to purchase two audiobooks with just one credit!

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Why choose

  • Your audiobook purchases support Red Balloon Bookshop
  • Catalog of over 450,000 audiobooks, including bestsellers
  • Expert picks from booksellers
  • Free iOS and Android listening apps
  • DRM-free downloads (own your audiobooks)
  • Dedicated customer support at
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Membership details

  • Each month, you receive one audiobook credit in exchange for an automatic monthly charge to your credit card. Your membership provides ongoing support for Red Balloon Bookshop.
  • Audiobook credits from your membership can be used on your choice of over 450,000 audiobooks, regardless of list price. (Note: Certain audiobooks cannot be purchased with credits due to publisher restrictions.)
  • Audiobook credits never expire and can be used on gifts.
  • As a member, you receive 30% off additional à la carte audiobook purchases, including gifts.
  • You can place your membership on hold or cancel anytime and keep your audiobooks and unused credits.


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