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Sunday Ticket: $200, ST MAX $300

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by mws192, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. couchpotatojoe

    couchpotatojoe New Member

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    I was only able to get the NFL Sunday Ticket basic package for 4 payments of 24.99 this year. I have had previous years where I paid full price for the package, but received movie channels as a credit to offset it and previous years where they gave just a credit to reduce the cost almost to zero. Only able to get 50% off the regualr price and I didn't try for anything for the max package as I don't need the extras.
     
  2. drwdbs

    drwdbs Cool Member

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    Sep 14, 2010
    I made my annual call about 2 weeks ago- got $ 40 credits for 6 months, so I am getting ST Max for about $60.

    However, I just went to look at my account online, and I am not seeing any of my credits, and Sunday Ticket has not shown up on my bill yet. I did check and I am authorized for it.

    For those who have gotten deals, did your credits show up on your account right away? Has anyone who has Sunday Ticket had it NOT show up on your bill yet??

    Thanks
     
  3. banditt76

    banditt76 Godfather

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    Jul 17, 2012
    Did you check the Recent Activity section on DirecTV.com?
     
  4. drwdbs

    drwdbs Cool Member

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    Sep 14, 2010
    Yes- recent activity was where I looked- my credits aren't showing, and neither is any mention of Sunday Ticket (I am authorized for it).

    Guess I will have to make a phone call, but I was thinking that maybe the credits aren't there because the Sunday Ticket installment hasn't hit yet.....

    Any thoughts???
     
  5. banditt76

    banditt76 Godfather

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    Jul 17, 2012
    It's possible it just hasn't shown up yet. Mine barely did on the July statement. If the Sunday Ticket section on the site says you're subscribed already you should be good to go.
     
  6. scoop8

    scoop8 Godfather

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    Mine appeared at my online acct (Recent Activitity) about 30 min's after the phone call was completed.
     
  7. dbalone

    dbalone Mentor

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    Yes, my credits appeared almost immediately online too. Check under My Programming - Sports Packages. It should say you already have NFLST.
     
  8. drwdbs

    drwdbs Cool Member

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    Sep 14, 2010
    Yes- it shows up there so I know I am setup for Sunday Ticket. Just have to find out why my credits aren't showing
     
  9. JoeS

    JoeS AllStar

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    Jan 24, 2008
    Made the call...

    -ST Max for $150
    -20 off regular package for 12 months
    -10 off HD for 24 Months

    Could have tried for more but that's pretty good. I'm not under any contract (expired 2 yrs ago) but I should have asked if I re-upped what the new price would have been.
     
  10. munnlete

    munnlete Cool Member

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    Aug 22, 2011
    Exactly one year into new 2-year contract. Lost my $20/mo credit- When I called today, they could only give $10 month for 12 months. I took that. Then on next call, asked about Sunday Ticket. No discounts offered. Will have to call again.
     
  11. Bigwayne13

    Bigwayne13 Cool Member

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    Aug 7, 2010
    Called today to see about getting Red Zone added to my basic ST, and the csr gave me ST Max at no charge. I am pleased. :D
     
  12. innuss

    innuss Cool Member

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    Aug 9, 2009
    Made the annual call & got ST & RZ for free. Had to renew my contract for a year. Tried to get the HR 34 but the best I could get on that was $247.
    A productive 10 minute call!!)
     
  13. ilovesprint

    ilovesprint New Member

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    Aug 14, 2012
    Called Customer Service - ask for "Retentions"

    I was offered Sunday Ticket Max (includes Red Zone/Ipad/Compuetr/Iphone) for $209 instead of $299

    I said that wasn't good enough, asked for Supervisor - got that package for $147.97

    Then I nicely asked the guy if he could offer me any discounts on my current bill & he did

    40% off Showtime for 6 months, = $5 per month
    3 Months free whole home DVR service = $10 per month

    So basically - I got the Sunday ticket for $87.97

    Kill them with kindness and get a deal. If you dont like the deal they are offering you, dont take it and call back and try your luck with another CSR
     
  14. boiker

    boiker AllStar

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    Best I could get was:

    Sunday Ticket Max 4 payments @ $36
    $10 HD credit for 12 months
    $50 one-time credit

    I'm pleased.
     
  15. seadan

    seadan Mentor

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    Jan 23, 2006
    Made my annual call today and spoke with a very friendly and helpful rep. I accepted a similar deal to others here:

    Sunday Ticket Max for 4 payments of $36.99
    $20 base package credit for 6 mo
    $10 premium channel credit for 6 mo

    I'm happy with the offer as I came out ahead! I'll save the contract re-up negotiation for another call :)
     
  16. rb5505

    rb5505 Legend

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    called using the "cancel" response and was given the ST w/red zone for free and was able to renew the free hd for 12 mos.
     
  17. hbg ota nut

    hbg ota nut AllStar

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    Just got stand alone RZ free for another year. I'm a happy camper.
     
  18. banditt76

    banditt76 Godfather

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    Jul 17, 2012
    You can get just the RedZone channel with DirecTV? I thought that was only a Dish thing.
     
  19. NPBearsFan

    NPBearsFan New Member

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    Aug 16, 2012
    Earlier this week I called and was able to get The Max for the price of the standard ST and then got $10 off a month for a year. So I was quite pleased.

    I really like The Shortcuts feature.
     
  20. RadRick

    RadRick Cool Member

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    Oct 20, 2006
    Called earlier this week and asked if they could do anything about the price of my Sunday Ticket Max renewal, but rep said they could not offer me any discounts, so I had them cancel my Sunday Ticket Max. I called today and the rep gave me Sunday Ticket Max for free as well as 6 months of Starz Superpack for free. I am happy.
     

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