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Today I noticed that Amazon now has add-on items:
"The item is available because of the new Add-on program: The Add-on program allows Amazon to offer thousands of low-priced items that would be cost-prohibitive to ship on their own. These items ship with qualifying orders over $25 and are eligible for free shipping.

How is this any different from the normal Super Saver Shipping? They both just seem to say that shipping's free on orders over $25. Is there a difference?

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Ah, I just figured it out. It's not just that Add-ons get free shipping on orders over $25, but they get no shipping at all on orders under $25:
A $9.98 Add-on item with me unable to Proceed to CheckoutMe able to Proceed to Checkout after adding a $59.98 item

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