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42 of 49 people found the following review helpful
Not quite true advertising!
on December 14, 2010
I just cancelled the two Square Trade warranties I had bought from Amazon for my new TV and Blu-Ray player.
I was supposedly buying 3-year extended warranties from SquareTrade. Wrong! It turns out:
a. Their warranty starts as soon as purchased, whether you have registered or even received the covered item yet.
b. Their warranty does not cover the item for the first 60 days of ownership.
c. Their warranty coverage during the initial 1-year period of the manufacturer's warranty consists wholly of recommending you call the manufacturer's warranty service.
So,instead of receiving 3 years of coverage beyond the the initial 1-year period of the manufacturer's warranty I would receive less than 22 months extended coverage.
Careful study of Square Trade review shows a suspicious similarity in the rave reviews. I now believe them to be false. For example. their customer service representatives do, in fact, speak good English as noted in several reviews. I phoned. Good foreign English!
And, the manufacturers will sell me real 24 month warranty extensions for less.