Verizon giving out gift card for qualifying smartphone purchase with trade-in

Verizon giving out gift card for qualifying smartphone purchase with trade-in
Until September 30th, Verizon will give a gift card to certain customers who purchase a new smartphone while trading-in the old model. Before you jump out of your chair and race over to your local Verizon store, the offer is open only to those who qualify. New Verizon customers purchasing a smartphone who will receive a gift card valued at least at $100 with the trade-in. Existing customers upgrading from a featurephone to a smartphone will receive a $100 gift card, a promotion that has been going on for a month, as we earlier  reported. Those who add a new line of service with a smartphone will get a gift card valued at $100 or more. This has been a promotion that has been going on for about a month as we reported.

Big Red is also offering some special deals on both new and certified pre-owned smartphones for the Labor Day holiday. A new LG Cosmos Touch and the LG Cosmos 2 are both free with a signed 2-year contract, as is the BlackBerry Curve 3G. Buy one Motorola DROID 2 Global in white and you can receive a second unit for free. For those who like Windows Phone 7, the HTC Trophy is on sale for $49.99 with a 2 year contract while for $100 more, you can pick up a certified pre-owned HTC ThunderBolt. These deals expire at midnight on Monday. Click on the sourcelink to see more offers.

source: Verizon (1), (2) via AndroidGuys



1. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

Haha. So many people returned the thunderbolt you can now get a special deal on a cpo one. :O

6. christian_park

Posts: 6; Member since: Aug 18, 2011

Really? lol. I was the first one in my area to return a thunderbolt & they all looked at me like wtf why are you returning this? Everyone loves it & you are the first to return it.

3. Derp unregistered

So, if I wanted to walk in and exchange my Droid Incredible for a Bionic in a few days, would I get the gift card? Or are "Featurephones" something else?

4. superguy

Posts: 473; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

Feature phones are what they're calling dumb phones these days. Features might include texting, facebook, etc.

5. NeXoS

Posts: 292; Member since: May 03, 2011

Pointless since the only phone worth getting now is the Nexus Prime cuz they dropped the SGS2 and the offer will be expired by then.

7. CRICKETownz

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 24, 2009

the only phone worth getting is a phone that isn't even materialized yet? hmm...interesting. i must have lowered expectations but there are plenty phones available that are worth getting...

8. Mookie Wilsonovich unregistered

PA is two weeks behind on this one...

10. American Bridal unregistered

just be o k from this web i just like to have to all the testamentary from the perpetually blogs inns American Bridal

11. JWK unregistered

I just called Verizon, and NO, going from an older Verizon smart phone to a newer smart phone does NOT qualify you for the $100 gift card. It only works if you're new to Verizon (trading in an AT&T smart phone, for example), or if you upgrade from a "dumb phone" to a smart phone. So looks like I'll be selling my old original Moto Droid on ebay along with a million other people.

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