The past year as a Best Buy Ambassador has really opened up my eyes to all of the services that Best Buy has to offer! In fact even my husband constantly asks now “I wonder if Best Buy sells that”! Not even kidding – he has searched to see if they sell dishwashers, patio furniture, and Chicago Cubs gear – ALL of which they DO sell! I am constantly surprised at the things that I find at Best Buy for sale and I am 100% sold on their protection plans! I’ve also had the opportunity to learn more about the Best Buy Mobile Stores which I didn’t really “get” until this past year. Did you know that Best Buy sells phones and services for major phone service carriers, including prepaid phones?! AND even better than that they have an AWESOME trade in program that’s been around for years! (although it’s new to me!) You can get up to $200 in the form of a Best Buy gift card if you trade in your eligible phone and even turn around and use that gift card to upgrade your phone! PLUS their Best Buy Mobile stores are specifically for phones and accessories which you can find in the malls too now!
1. Check the location of your closest Best Buy Mobile store.
2. Determine if your phone is eligible for trade in.
3. Check to see what you can upgrade for!
I personally have the US Cellular Samsung Galaxy 3 cell phone and have really been wanting to upgrade so I visited my local Best Buy Mobile store in our mall to see what they could do for me. I also double checked everything online before I went so I had an idea of what they would say! My phone is in perfect condition as it’s only a few months old and when I trade my phone in I’ll get a $150 Best Buy gift card which is exactly what they told me in the store!
Unfortunately US Cellular is not included in the upgrade but Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile ARE! Plus I can use my Trade In Best Buy Gift Card to turn around and buy a tablet….although I am thinking about the Kindle Fire since I can use it like a tablet too! Have you seen the new Pebble Smart Watch? AH it’s incredible! I might have to wait for that to come out! I wanted to upgrade my phone anyway so this is a HUGE perk for me! If your cell phone carrier is included did you know that the Geek Squad offers an awesome program called Walk Out Working? Basically they can transfer all of your old contacts and set up your e-mail, apps, and social networking for FREE for not only your phone but also your computers, tablets, phones and even your Bluetooth device! And of course Best Buy offers all sorts of amazing cell phone accessories.
Read the article that the USA Today published about Best Buy’s Trade In Program!
The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free