How To Gift an Audible Book to Your Loved Ones

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Gifting is a fantastic way to show your appreciation for a special someone. If you have loved ones who are book lovers, sending Audible audiobooks as gifts is an ideal way to show them how much you care.

Audible lets you enjoy countless audiobooks on the go. Whether your special someone enjoys biographies, science fiction, or mysteries, there are Audible books for everyone.

The question is: How do you gift audiobooks?

Don’t worry because I can help you.

I wrote this article to teach how to gift an Audible book. I’ll provide all the details you need to give your friends and loved ones an audiobook gift.

Let’s get started!

How To Gift An Audible Book

Here’s how to give an audiobook as a gift to friends and family members.

Go to the Audible Website.

how to gift an audible book

If you wish to gift an Audible audiobook, your first step is to go to the Audible site (or Audible audiobook app) and log in to your account.

You can create an account for free if you don’t have one yet. You just have to provide personal information, like your name and email address.

The Audible home page will appear once you’ve logged in. You can start browsing for Audible audiobooks and purchase gifts for any book lover you know.

Find the Book You Want to Gift.

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After logging in to your account, you can search for the book or audiobook you want to send as a gift. You can use the search bar to find a specific title or browse by genre in the drop down box on the left.

It’s ideal to purchase an audiobook tailored to the receiver’s interests if you’re giving it as a gift. If the person is a classic literature fan, an audiobook of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice may be a perfect gift.

You should also consider whether they’ve already read the title you want to gift.

I recommend looking at the new releases on the Audible catalog.

However, many would still appreciate listening to the audiobook version of a book they’ve already read. If you know a person’s favorite book, it could also be a great choice.

Gift the Audible Book.

Once’ve settled on a title, it’s time to buy the Audible book as a gift and send it to your loved one.

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Here’s how.

  1. Click More Options from the product page and select Give as a Gift.
  2. Enter the recipient’s details, including their name and email address. You can also include an optional personalized message.
  3. Click Continue and follow the instructions to complete your purchase.

Audible will send the gift voucher to the recipient’s email address.

The gift recipient can redeem it, add it to their Audible library, and start listening on almost any device with the Audible app.

You’ve now successfully gifted your loved one an audiobook to enjoy!

How To Gift an Audible Audiobook to Your Loved Ones

What if you can’t find the perfect book to give? How do you gift an audiobook when you’re stuck on ideas? Can you send audible credits instead?


Audible offers the Audible gift membership, allowing you to purchase credits the recipient can use for any audiobook on the site.

This feature lets book lovers choose their own book. It also allows you to purchase credits in bulk if you want to give multiple gifts.

Here’s how to purchase Audible gift memberships.

  1. Select Gifts under the Browse menu.
  2. The Audible gift center will appear, where you can select from several gift plans. You can start with a one-month plan which includes one credit and access to Audible’s Plus catalog— a collection of over 100,000 titles (audiobooks and podcasts) that users can listen to without using any credits.
  3. Once you’ve selected a plan, enter the gift details and an optional personalized message.
  4. You can now send the gift from your Audible account.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can You Gift an Audible Book That You Already Own?

Yes. Gifting an audible book you own is the same as giving a new audiobook.

Follow the same steps outlined earlier, and you can easily send a gifted audible book for your loved one to enjoy.

Can I Gift an Audible Book to Someone in Another Country?

Yes. You can purchase an Audible book from any country, and anyone worldwide can listen to it with an Audible account.

However, some books are unavailable in specific countries due to distribution rights. I recommend checking with Audible customer service if you’re trying to gift a particular title that may not be available in the recipient’s country.

How Do You Give an Audible Book as a Gift Without Signing Up?

You can’t gift an Audible book without signing up for an account. You need an active Audible membership to purchase and send an audiobook as a gift.

Can I Gift an Audible Book to a Non-member?

Yes. You can gift an audible book to someone who isn’t an Audible subscriber.

If the person doesn’t have an Audible or Amazon account, they can sign up and access their audiobook through the link in the gift email Audible sends.

Do Audible Gifts Expire?

No. Credits you purchase from the gift center do not expire and will be permanently available to the recipient.

The Bottom Line

I hope my guide helped you understand how to gift an audiobook.

Gifting an audiobook is an excellent way to show someone how much you care, whether they’re an audible member or not.

Don’t hesitate to use the information in this guide to quickly send audiobooks to a friend, family member, or significant other.

If you’re an Audible member and don’t like a specific book in your library, you should learn how to return a book to Audible.

Written by: Omar Deryan

Founder of OJ Digital Solutions

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