7$/month 150$ deductable or 10$/month best buy no deductable hmmm

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    7$/month 89$ deductable REFURBISHED or 10$/month best buy 10$ deductable BRAND NEW

    So you can either pay 7$ a month to verizon and if u drop and crack open your droid, you can get a new one for 89$(correction) or you can pay best buy 10$ a month provided u bought your droid there and u can intentionally smash your droid into pieces and then have a brand new one given to you that day or sent over night hahha I did it....I smashed my droid in front of a best buy employee just to test the insurrance and they gave me a new one instantly.....so which one do u think is better hhaha just some info for anyone who bought a droid at best buy.... its worth the 10$ extra a month.....

    UPDATE>>>> I bricked my phone to the point of no return and I cracked the screen..so I decided to test out the best buy option again today, and I went in and told them my situation and they gave me a BRAND NEW DROID out of the box, switched my sd card, activated it and all I paid was 10$.....I pay 10$ a month, but it's better than verizon for 7$ a month and they give u terrible refurbished phone in 2 days waiting time for 89$ duductable...that sucks....believe me or not....it's your money and droid......go into best buy and ask them and they will tell the same thing.....It's funny how people just assume I'm lying or I work for best buy,.....I actually hated best buy until I found out I could do this....AS MANY TIMES AS I WANT::: now if I did it everyday they would say somethign, but a few times if you actually break it or crack the screen you can keep trading it in for a new one!!!!! thanks, just thought i would let anyone know...it's a great service/replacement plan!!!!
     
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    The deductible on my VZW insurance is $89.

    In addition, I tend to dislike BestBuy insurance because they have screwed me - repeatedly - in the past. They like to use any reason to deny a claim. YMMV. Buy at own risk.
     
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    Yes the deductible for a new "smartphone" unit on verizon wireless is 90$. Whoever told you 150$ if anyone, was lying to you. Yeah i'm not huge on the bestbuy insurance.
     
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    I called to confirm its 89 for the rogue I used to have but 150 for the droid its 750$ new call them and check tomorrow I'm pretty sure its 150 u just had 89 until u upgraded....the droid is more positive
     
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    It's $89, right there on my account and called to check.
     
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    $59 for non-smart phones, $89 for smart phones as of a day ago.
     
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    it's 89$ and 599$ retail. Where are you getting these numbers from?
     
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    lol, I dont' know who you called but it's $89 for the Droid, and brand new retail cost is about $550 to $600 without a contract, not $750.
     
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    Why are you telling weird lies?
     
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    Forgive me, if I don't think you are telling the truth.
     
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    Sad thing is...even if he is telling a story...it is true. You can pretty much destroy the phone and Best Buy will replace it if you have the service plan on it. It can't be fixed, and they don't have refurbs...so you get new. Verizon may not have refurbs right off the bat, but I'm sure they'll be coming. (Actually...Asurion will have the refurbs)

    Now as to actually destroying it in front of an employee...hard to say on that one.

    They don't cover full submersion, or theft/loss. But last survey that was taken regarding accidental damage from handling vs. theft/loss, 7% of the claims were for theft and loss. That's why they went that direction (ADH).

    For those who have had problems with Best Buy...get with a manager. If that doesn't work...call their customer relations department. Eventually you'll get someone who has enough power to make the decision and help you if you're in the right.
     
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    Oh...and it's not insurance with them...it's a service plan. If you crack the screen (or whatever the issue may be), they give you a loaner phone, send out yours, get it fixed and then swap your loaner for the repaired phone. Usually about a 2 week turn around...
     
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