Quick Answer: Is The Geek Squad Worth It?

What is the deductible for SquareTrade?

$149 deductibleA $149 deductible applies to all SquareTrade smartphone claims.

This is true regardless of device type, model/make, age, whether the phone was purchased or leased, or whether the claim involves accidental damage, electrical/mechanical failure, or any other failure or damage type..

How long does it take Geek Squad to fix a laptop?

Each time I have used Geek Squad it has taken 10 days to two weeks to get them back.

Does Best Buy offer free installation?

We do run promotions from time to time for a free installation with a stereo purchase, yes. If a certain option had that running, it would show the promotion on our site and in our stores. If you have any further questions, feel free to reach back out or connect with one of our local Best Buy Autotech experts.

How much does it cost to wipe a computer at Best Buy?

There is a $49.99 charge for this initial service. Get an estimate. If your recovery is fairly simple, we’ll do it in store for an additional $200. If it’s more complicated, we’ll send your device to Geek Squad City for a deeper diagnosis and cost estimate (see chart below). Recover your data.

What happens if Geek Squad can’t fix my TV?

Yes they will if it is the same product if the product is no longer available they replace it with one better or equivalent and you will have to repurchase they protection plan.

Does Best Buy repair drones?

If your drone fails or is accidentally damaged, we’ll make it right. It’s that simple. One-time battery replacement. We’ll replace the original, non-disposable battery one time if it fails to hold a charge.

Does the Geek Squad come to your house?

Geek Squad services are engaged to fix, repair or install a solution that has been in most cases identified. The In-Home Consultation services allow the customer to see what is possible and to design and determine a personalized solution for their own home. The In-Home Consultation helps with the design of a solution.

How long does Geek Squad protection last?

23 monthsThe GSP (Geek Squad Protection) lasts 23 months after the initial purchase. It is paid through a credit card that is used at time of purchase. All you would need for service is the name and phone number of the person who made the purchase.

Does SquareTrade repair or replace?

Absolutely. All repaired or replaced items are guaranteed for 30 days. If you find a problem with your item within 30 days of receiving it, call us at 1-866-378-1089, or go here to request a callback.

Are Allstate Protection Plans good?

Great Service Have had many Square Trade/Allstate Protection Plans over the years several are still active today. Have had a few claims to submit which were handled swiftly and completely satisfactorily. Great value to provide “peace of mind” when purchasing mechanical/electrical items online. Strongly recommend.

Can I go inside Best Buy right now?

Best Buy today announced that customers soon will be able to safely and freely shop at the majority of our stores without an appointment.

Do you have to buy from Best Buy to use Geek Squad?

Do I need to purchase my product from Best Buy to qualify for Geek Squad Protection? Yes, both your product and the specific Geek Squad Protection Plan need to be purchased from Best Buy.

Is the SquareTrade protection plan worth it?

“SquareTrade has been a real good program for us,” Messmer said. “We’ve had 35,000 claims filed so far and only one or two complaints.” Don’t let anyone pressure you into buying an extended warranty. You don’t have to buy one on the spot.

How much does it cost for the Geek Squad?

Run by Best Buy, Geek Squad pricing for individual services costs $19.99 to $1450, while monthly service plans start at $24.99 per user. Each user can have multiple devices. There’s also a simpler annual plan for very small businesses that runs $199.99 per year for six devices.