Where can I get the best deal on a Droid (not online)?

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    I'm basically set on getting the Droid, pending I like the live demo when I visit the Verizon corporate store. Obviously, I want to get the best deal possible. I saw Walmart's website had it for $100, but I went to the store tonight and it was $150. Anyone know the Verizon corporate in-store price? Is it the same as online? If it makes a difference, I live in southwest Virginia. The reason I dont simply buy online is because I will be porting my AT&T number over and I cannot be without a phone for several days since I dont have a land line. So where is best?

    p.s. - Theres no Costco anywhere near here...already checked. There is a Sam's club in Roanoke, VA but their site doesn't give any type of indication that they even sell phones.
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    I saw droid at walmart for $109
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    guess my Walmart just sucks :(
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    Aside from your local VZW store BestBuy is really the only place you're likely to find a good price. But FYI your local VZW will match any local/competitors price you do find.
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    Really!? I did not know that. Best buy was $200 too, so no difference there. Perhaps I can find it cheaper and have VZW beat it. Do you think they'd need some kind of proof?
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    They will just call or go online. My matched to online price from Best Buy but that is a rarity from what I've gathered (and I don't think my sales rep realized the price was 'online only':icon_ banana:. If you are switching to VZW be SURE to check for 'no activation fee' specials from the competitors too. VZW will match/waive those as well (BestBuy regularly has these). It's always worth a shot though.
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    is this something that BB would advertise on their site? or other companies would advertise?
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    Yeah, but doesn't look like they are offering it now. The best thing then would just be to go to VZW and ask them to so the 'mail-in rebate' as an 'instant' rebate. You shouldn't have a problem but it will depend on the manager.
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    sweet. anyone know the in-store price? this is a family plan add a line too, which is gving me different prices online...even though it should be identicle through VZW