Verizon's national trade-in event is here; receive up to $300 in credit toward a new phone

Verizon's national trade-in event is here; receive up to $300 in credit toward a new phone
If you're a Verizon customer looking for a new handset, Big Red has some big news for you. Starting today, the Verizon national trade-in event is back. If your daily driver has seen better days, bring it to Verizon and receive up to $300 toward the price of a new handset. And if you want a Motorola DROID Turbo 2 or a Motorola DROID Maxx 2, the carrier will accept your trade even if it has a cracked screen.

The U.S. Constitution says that all men are created equal. But it doesn't say anything about all smartphones being created equal. Thus, Verizon has a list of devices that are eligible for the maximum $300 trade-in credit. Those phones include the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 edge, Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+, HTC One M9, Apple iPhone 6, LG G4 and LG V10.

The phones that you can purchase during the national trade-in event are the Apple iPhone 6s, Apple iPhone 6s Plus, HTC 10, LG G5, Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Motorola DROID Turbo 2 and the Motorola DROID Maxx 2. Interestingly, the Galaxy Note 5 is the only handset on both lists. Instead of buying a new phone, you could use the funds toward the purchase of a Verizon gift card, or just have it count as account credit.

Phones being traded in must be in "good working condition and cosmetic condition," outside of the previously mentioned cracked screen exception for smartphones being traded-in toward a DROID Turbo 2 or DROID Maxx 2. And if you're not a Verizon customer, you can port over your current number, trade-in your old phone for a new one, and receive up to $650 to help pay off the EIP you have with your soon to be old carrier. Or you can use the money to take care of the ETF that you will be charged if you have to break your contract.

Why not celebrate America's Independence with a smokin' hot new phone in your hand. Head to your local Verizon store now, or you can visit Verizon online.

source: Verizon



1. gs200

Posts: 64; Member since: Jun 09, 2015

Is this an article or an advertisement?

2. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Both perhaps?

3. bambamboogy02

Posts: 837; Member since: Jun 23, 2012


4. hwb01

Posts: 355; Member since: Apr 17, 2014


5. hwb01

Posts: 355; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

Why would I trade in my Note5 for up to $300 when I could sell it on eBay or Swappa and get more?

6. TBomb

Posts: 1394; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

because verizon thinks their customers are dumb

7. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I read on other sites that anything not on that list is getting severely less, like a G4 would only net $100, but that's Verizon for you.

8. tedkord

Posts: 17307; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

That's all the carriers. You never get close to actual value when you trade in. They want fyi make a big profit flipping it.

9. TrackPhoneUser

Posts: 256; Member since: Oct 21, 2015

And give me a phone with bloatware? No thanks.

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