Droid insurance

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  1. jeebuss1

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    This question is for the people who have their phone covered under their personal possession insurance. State farm will cover my droid under a PPI insurance policy but they want a printed document stating what the replacement value of the would be, phone serial number and just a general description of the phone. Any advice on the best place to get this information?
     
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    When I insured my Breitling watch I have to bring the original sales receipt in along with the watch to my local agent.

    Serial of the phone is on the box as well the receipt.
     
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    The problem is that the receipt doesn't show the replacement value of the phone. They also want all of this information on verizon letterhead.
     
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    Is there a deductible and if you file a claim are you certain you won't be surcharged for the next 3 years on your homeowners insurance?
     
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    True, you should think about that aspect of it....Good point Vulcan.

    The only reason I insured my watch with State Farm is that the wife would kill me if anything happened to it....$6k replacement :icon_eek:
     
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    Go to Verizon.com and bring up the Droid page. Select “Month to Month” pricing. Print that page. It will show the phone cost as $560.00. It will have the relevant website info on it and Verizon at the top. Write your serial number on the printed form.


    Otherwise, go to the store and ask for a written quote on a Month to Month deal on the Droid. Attach the quote to a sales brochure for the Droid and write your serial number on the quote.
     
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    Why don't you just use the regular insurance through Verizon?? One of the big reasons ATT and their Iphone sucks ass, they don't offer insurance.
     
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    It is often substantially cheaper to insure privately - as long as you understand the consequences of filing a claim.
     
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    Thanks for the suggestions. I bought my droid at bestbuy and there insurance is costing me $15 per month, kinda steep in retrospect. I will give the "premium increase after claim" some thought though.
     
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