Best Buy Offers Buyer's Remorse Protection with 'Buy Back'
Jan 12, 2011, 9:38 AM by Eric M. Zeman
Best Buy recently launched a new program called Buy Back, which lets those who purchase gear from Best Buy sell their used gear back to Best Buy for a gift card that can be used towards the purchase of new goods. The program applies to mobile phones (post-paid only), laptops, netbooks, tablets and TVs. The price for laptops, netbooks and tablets is $70, the price for phones and TVs was not disclosed by Best Buy. Under the terms of the program, customers who bring their used gear back within six months of the purchase date can receive up to 50% of the purchase price toward new equipment. The program also offers up to 40% of the purchase price for equipment returned between 6 and 12 months, up to 30% for equipment returned between 12 and 18 months, and up to 20% for equipment returned between 18 and 24 months from the original purchase date.
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There's only been one--
The Buy Back is off of the RETAIL PRICE
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*Buy Back plans are available at a variety of prices. Televisions $5,000.00 and up are ineligible. The date that you are eligible to submit a claim for a Buy Back amount begins thirty-one (31) days after the purchase date. Subject to Best Buy Buy Back Program terms and conditions. Please refer to the terms and conditions for a complete description of the Program.
For devices that are mobile phones, the original purchase price means the Best Buy retail price prior to any specific carrier based rebates, offers, discounts or promotions. In addition, for devices that are mobile phones, this Plan may only be utilized for mobile phones that are under a carrier cont...
somebody at bestbuy should be fired ...lol
IF they are correct then their CEO should be fired lol if im right their trainers should be terminated cause apparently their not doing their jobs well XD
my 2 cents...
you better off selling your stuffs on eBay!
Lets say you have a phone you are happy ...
wait a second?
4 months later i get $300 50%
7 months later i get $240 40%
12 months later i get $180 30%
and it costs $50?
So I pay $50, then 4 months later I hate my phone and want a new $600 retail phone... then I get $300 back.. Take the $50 I paid for the plan so we are talking $250.
Now I have $250 credit but the new model is $600, because they are not going to give me contract price again... correct?
So if I want the new $600 retail phone I am looking about $350 out of pocket?
I think I will stick with warranty, insurance, and ebay as last resort
Sure go ahead and pay for the insurance that you still have t...
This is Awesome!!
So as a Sprint Premier customer you can upgrade once a year. You go to Best Buy and get your new HTC EVO on contract for 199.99. Add 59.99 for buy back, but since I want my device protected I than get Buy Back for 29.99. A year passes ans there is a new EVO that retails for 199.99. I give Best Buy my old EVO and they give me 325 dollars. Now I have a new EVO and 125 extra in my pocket to buy accessories.
My phone just went out and I need a new phone now, I am hearing rumors there is an iPhone 4 coming out on Verizon but there is no confirmation and I need a phone today. I upgrade to the HTC Incredible since Best Buy is selling the device for free. I pay 59.9...