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Waiting period to use protection plan after signing up.

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by StephenJC, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. StephenJC

    StephenJC Legend

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    I currently have it. Just curious, if I cancel it and then need it how long do I have to wait after adding it back before I can use it?
     
  2. WestDC

    WestDC Well-Known Member

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    30 days
     
  3. Volatility

    Volatility Legend

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    30 days as people would otherwise add the pplan whenever they had an issue come up like a service call to get the tech out for free then cancel once the issue is fixed. The way they have it is it doesnt activate until 1 month and last I knew when I did tech support you had to have it for an entire year or get a 10.00 cancellation fee.
     
  4. ThomasM

    ThomasM RF Engineer

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    In addition to a cancellation fee you also pay for any service you received under the protection plan if you cancel it before you've had it for a year. They have that pretty well figured out just like insurance companies. You can't have an accident and then suddenly sign up for collision insurance!!! ;)
     

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