How To Turn Amazon Returns Into Kohl’s Cash

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Amazon and Kohl’s have partnered up to make your consumer life a little easier. Not only can you return your Amazon purchases to all Kohl’s locations (excluding Anchorage, Alaska), but you can also turn that return into sweet Kohl’s Cash.

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Turn Your Amazon Return and Get Kohl’s Cash

When you have something to return from Amazon you can drive to your nearest Kohl’s store and let them handle it from there. You don’t even need to worry about packing, labeling, shipping or mailing it off as Kohl’s will take care of that for you. Here is how to turn your Amazon return into Kohl’s Cash. 

How To Return an Amazon Purchase Through Kohl’s

  1. Go to your Amazon account online and start your return in the Amazon Return Center.
  2. Select the “Kohl’s drop off” option.
  3. Get the QR code for the item from the Amazon Return Center.
  4. Take the item you wish to return from Amazon to your nearest Kohl’s location.
  5. Show the QR code to a Kohl’s employee in-store.
  6. Kohl’s will return your item for you which includes packing, labeling and shipping.
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When You Can Redeem Your Kohl’s Cash

Kohl’s typically accepts returns in their customer service department, so once you have successfully completed the return process you’ll be able to redeem your Kohl’s Cash. After you have been refunded to your credit card or had your refund added to your Amazon cart you are eligible to receive Kohl’s Cash. 

When you return your Amazon purchase to Kohl’s you will receive a discount in one of two ways. These discounts are usually to be redeemed within seven days and come in the following forms:

  • $5 in Kohl’s Cash, if the item is returned Saturday through Monday.
  • 25% off Kohl’s coupon, if the item is returned Tuesday through Saturday.

What Is Kohl’s Cash?

Kohl’s Cash is one way you can receive higher discounts as you continue to spend. To earn Kohl’s cash, shop during a Kohl’s Cash earning period, which occurs every so often–promotions are usually advertised both online and in the retail stores. This typically can be applied to all Kohl’s purchases except for Sephora purchases within Kohl’s.

  • You earn $10 of Kohl’s Cash for every $50 you spend in the store. 
  • If you shop in-store, you will receive Kohl’s Cash as a coupon.
  • If you shop online, you will receive Kohl’s Cash via email.
  • If you have a shopping account any Kohl’s Cash, you earn will be saved in your account wallet.
  • Redemption dates for Kohl’s Cash will be on the coupon or in the email sent to you.
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Do You Need a Receipt To Return Items?

The holidays are quickly approaching which means it ’tis the season for sending, receiving and often returning gifts. Gone are the days when you needed to hunt down a receipt and hope the store policy on returns was friendly. Now, you can cross-pollinate where you buy something and where you return it. Times they are a’ changing.

Final Take

Returning your Amazon purchase at Kohl’s can save you time and money. You don’t have to worry about repacking the item, labeling it or shipping it which can be a nuisance. If you have to return something anyway, you might as well get a reward. Kohl’s offers coupons on Amazon returns which is a smart way to keep the shoppers in-store. 

Amazon Returns and Kohl's FAQ

Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Amazon returns and Kohl's.
  • Is Kohl's still accepting Amazon returns 2022?
    • Yes. All Kohl's locations are accepting Amazon returns except for locations in Anchorage, Alaska.
  • Can I return my Amazon order at Kohl's?
    • To return an Amazon purchase through Kohl's, follow these steps:
      • 1. Go to your Amazon account online and start your return in the Amazon Return Center.
      • 2. Select the "Kohl's drop off" option.
      • 3. Get the QR code for the item from the Amazon Return Center.
      • 4. Take the item you wish to return from Amazon to your nearest Kohl's location.
      • 5. Show the QR code to a Kohl's employee in-store.
      • 6. Kohl's will return your item for you which includes packing, labeling and shipping.
  • Why can't I return my Amazon order at Kohl's?
    • All Kohl's locations take Amazon returns unless you are in Anchorage, Alaska. There also may be some items Amazon doesn't allow to be returned this way which is dependent on the seller, not Kohl's. If you are having issues with your Amazon return you'll need to contact the online Amazon Return Center for more assistance.
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Caitlyn Moorhead has written content for a variety of businesses and publications. After graduating from Central Michigan University cum laude, she moved to NYC where she wrote columns, articles and plays for several years before relocating to Austin, Texas in the fall of 2020.
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