Waived activation fee when buying from third-party retailer?


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  1. bxojr

    bxojr Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I haven't bought a phone from a third-party retailer before, so I'm not sure how the process works. Hoping someone (maybe someone from Verizon?) can clarify for me.

    If I buy a phone online using my employee discount, the activation fee is waived. If I instead buy the phone from a third-party retailer (in this case Best Buy), can I still get the activation fee waived?

    Verizon's website indicates that the activation fee isn't charged until the first bill, so I'm hoping that I can get my account properly associated with my employee discount after the purchase and avoid the charge. But I'm not really sure how the activation process works.

    I called Verizon's customer service, but unfortunately the lady I talked to did not seem to have a clue.
     

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  2. cableguynoe

    cableguynoe Well-Known Member

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    Best Buy is an authorized Verizon dealer... so they can definitely do it.
    They might not do it automatically, but i'm sure if you insist, they will waive it to get the sale
     

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