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Question about returning my Droid

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by dannygberg, Feb 23, 2010.

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    First off, don't get me wrong. I love my Droid. I purchased it on February 13th for $299 from a Verizon store (with $100 rebate).

    I now see that it is on sale for $49.99 on Amazon here: AmazonWireless: Motorola DROID A855 Android Phone (Verizon Wireless)

    Now since I am within my 30-day return window, can I simply return my Droid to Verizon (and get back $199 I assume, since my rebate is in process) and then purchase the Droid from Amazon and activate it once I receive it?

    I'm willing to do this if it means I can save $150 when it's all said and done.

    Anyone have any experience with this? Please let me know. Thanks in advance.
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    I should add that when I bought my Droid, I obviously added the $30 data plan to my account. So if I return my Droid to Verizon, I'd have to cancel the plan as well.

    The when I purchase from Amazon.com, I'd be adding this "new" plan again.
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    Not so fast buddy boy.;)

    You can return the Droid but you can't cancel the plan. You only have 3 days to do that. So you're only other alternative would be another phone.

    Well you could cancel the plan but you'd get hit with the cancellation fee.

    Look, I paid too much for my Droid and it was more then you paid for yours. Might as well just keep it.
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    I think you'll find also that the $49 price tag is only good for new service accounts as well...
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    Right. I was under the impression that I could return my phone and my plan with no return/termination fee because I was within the 30-day window.

    Can someone direct me to the 3-day policy?
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    Source: Return Policy - Verizon Wireless

    Seems like this would apply to me, no?

    If I'm reading that correctly, the 3-day window applies to the Activation Fee (which I don't even think I had to pay, IIRC).
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    You will be hit with the $35 restocking fee....
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    I'm willing to swallow that.
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    By the time your done paying the restocking fee and probably a new activation fee again, plus the time and effort.....its REALLY not worth it. And thats even without any early termination fee.