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Old 07-17-2010, 01:56 PM   #1
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Square Trade warranty

A few months ago DW and I bought new iPhones (3GS) and, given my history of ruining phones by getting them wet by taking them in the pool, etc, (which DW loves to comment on ), I declined the AppleCare warranty. They don't cover wet phones. Instead I got a Square Trade warranty for cheaper than Apple Care, hoping I would never have to use it. As it turned out I didn't get my phone wet, but DW did from wine (no comments allowed ).

So, with trepidation I approached Square Trade and, much to my surprise, they were downright courteous and speedy with the claim. I only had to pay a $50 deductible, go to the Apple store to replace the phone for $199, fax ST a receipt, and got a check for $199 within a week.

So, if anyone is as careless with their phone as I am, I recommend Square Trade.
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Thanks for the info. I've heard about Square Trade but didnt' know how well the warranty worked. Will have to keep them in mind for the future.
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Just had my second square trade iPhone warranty claim for a wet phone. Note: the Aquapac may be shark proof but it will not hold up to grandkids in a swimming pool. This time they balked, suggesting that Aquapac should pay, but relented after realizing they were dealing with the retiree from hell.

Unlike other companies, I was able to quickly reach a human with whom I could reason. So I still recommend this company for low priced, effective, warranties. Aquapac is definitely off my recommended list, though.
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I've heard good things about them as well.
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Old 08-15-2010, 05:28 PM   #5
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. They don't cover wet phones. Instead I got a Square Trade warranty for cheaper than Apple Care, hoping I would never have to use it. As it turned out I didn't get my phone wet, but DW did from wine (no comments allowed ).
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Does that mean that I am not allowed to speculate the real reason you posted has very little to do with singing the praises of Square Trade.
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