Tried to buy a Droid today! :-(

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  1. Supertom

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    Tried to buy a Droid today @ Costco ($199 for upgrade). Guy says I'm not eligible to upgrade until June! I can't wait until June! Is there a way to upgrade to one of these now? That is, and NOT pay the $600 that Verizon would sell it to me for? Thanks!
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    go to the verizon store. My upgrade wasn't until this march, but i upgraded in November. It cost me $300 for the phone (before a $100 mail in rebate) and another 20 for the early upgrade fee.

    I went to get one at best buy first and they told me the same thing as you.
     
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    or you can purchase online and get it for a sale price of 200 right off the bat.
     
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    Only if it's eligible, but they're not. Therefore it won't be eligible pricing for the O.P.

    If you can't get a manager exception to upgrade now, you could probably get one year pricing for a Moto Droid, however I'm not sure how much it is, but I can tell you it will probably be about $100 more than the current 2 year promotional pricing.
     
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    One year is like $360.
     
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    Are you the primary line of service? What plan are you on?
     
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    Try talking to the guy and making sure you make a point you are upgrading your service to a more expensive plan. In fact, someone in another post mentioned all this.. I believe they got on the phoen and called customer service (who seem more capable to do these types of deals than the store people).

    Good luck.

    -Wil
     
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    if you talk to a manager you might manage to get a sooner upgrade date. but honestly, might as well wait until june, because i'm sure the phones by then will be tons better than the droid (or nexus)
     
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    try adding a line and then swapping the droid to your number, thats what i did. it costs you ten a month but........
     
  10. Supertom

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    Hmmm. I'm on a 700 min/ mo. family plan w/ 3 phones, which is more than adequete. Maybe I'll go to the Verizon store and give it one more try. I guess 5 months isn't the worst thing, but I sure am disapointed!
     
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    I canceled my att account early with 2 lines to get the droid cost me $350 etf plus $250 for the droid then a lg envy 3 for teh wife.

    But i sold my jailbroken and unlocked iphone 3gs for $625 :icon_ rocker:
     
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    Is your number the primary?