Securranty Details New iPhone, iPad Plans
And other warranty newsDecember 10, 2013
Warranty provider Securranty announced iPhone 5S and 5C protection plans that include various features such as zero deductibles as well as same-day repair options at Apple’s Genius Bar. The plans are available starting at $59 a year for the one-year plan. Customers can select plans ranging up to three years.
The company cited statistics showing the average person checks a cell phone about 150 times per day, and one in three iPhones are accidentally damaged withintheir first year of purchase. Its accidental insurance plan differs from traditional iPhone insurance plans that carry high deductibles and monthly fees that cost up to 50 percent more than Securranty plans, the company said.
The Warranty Group, NEW Renew Partnership
The Warranty Group has renewed its 20-year-plus partnership with NEW with a multi-year contract that enables The Warranty Group, via its wholly owned insurance subsidiary Virginia Surety Company, to continue to provide contractual liability insurance coverage, underwriting and actuarial support for several of NEW’s protection plan programs for the consumer electronics, appliance, office products and exercise equipment categories.
Assurant Donates to Red Cross for Tornado, Typhoon Relief
The Assurant Foundation, the charitable subsidiary of Assurant, contributed $50,000 to the American Red Cross’s Disaster Relief Fund to help aid victims of the tornadoes that swept through the Midwest in November . The Red Cross is providing shelter and other assistance for storm victims in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio.
Assurant Foundation also donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross to support their disaster relief efforts in helping those affected by November’s Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The Foundation will match funds raised by employees at office-based events in support of charitable relief efforts for the region.
WarrantyEdge Offers Freebie with iPhone 5S/5C Plan
WarrantyEdge has announced that it is offering a free Armor Guard Screen Protector with the purchase of an iPhone 5S or iPhone 5C Warranty Protection Plan.
Included with the purchase is the “As Seen on TV” product, which offers shock absorption and damage prevention when an iPhone screen is hit. The offer is good while supplies last, says Kevin McColgan, president of WarrantyEdge.