The below thread was also posted about this
Originally Posted by benjaminkitt
The Kindle 2 price dropped to $299 today on Amazon.com. Anyone who had a Kindle 2 ship within the last 30 days can get in touch with Amazon Customer Service for a $60 refund of the difference. I called them 5 minutes ago and it took about 2 minutes to get the refund.
That's a pretty nice price drop and adds substantially to the competitiveness of the Kindle IMHO!