Verizon prepaid cellphones are available through a variety of online and retail outlets. The service covers most of the U.S. When purchasing a new Verizon prepaid cell online the best options include Verizon itself, large electronics retailers, discount superstores and private sellers. Each has certain benefits which include price, selection and availability.
Go straight to the source for the best selection of cellphones and prepaid plan options. The Verizon wireless website features every phone Verizon has along with information and details about prepaid service plans, inclusions and coverage. The site lists prepaid smartphones, dumb phones and discount feature phones. The coverage locator displays the areas of the U.S. that are covered under the standard plan, those that are considered roaming and areas without any coverage at all. The rates and descriptions of daily, monthly and international prepaid plans are also provided. If you decide to purchase a Verizon prepaid phone online it can be shipped to you anywhere throughout the U.S. either overnight or two-day delivery. Verizon charges a $25 activation fee for every new prepaid cellphone account as of July 2011.
Major electronics retailers sell new Verizon wireless prepaid cellphones online. Due to the selling power and the targeted audience these retailers and websites these retailers sometimes offer special deals. Electronics stores with special Verizon partnerships are preferable for customers seeking hard-to-find new phones or different promotions like instant versus mail-in rebates. Some big-box retailers who enjoy a special partnership serve as a satellite branded store thus expanding Verizon's market presence and helping to launch new products when they hit the market.
Mega retailers sell everything from food items to clothing and electronics to office supplies. As a result of their buying power these stores and their websites sometimes feature Verizon wireless prepaid cellphones at reduced rates. Although the selection of phones is markedly smaller than that of the Verizon website or even some electronics retailers, the prices can sometimes be better. Visit an mega store website and search under the electronics section, prepaid cellphones. Mega stores also offer Verizon prepaid cellphone refills and a small selection of phone accessories.
Online auction and bulletin-board sites are a great place to look for new and used Verizon wireless prepaid cellphones. Private sellers often wish to be rid of items they do not need, and as a result you can find bargains that can be purchased online or in person, often tax-free. Prices tend to be negotiable as well. The drawback with sites like these is the hit and miss factor. If you are looking for any Verizon wireless prepaid phone then the odds are you will find one when you perform your search. If you have a specific item in mind the odds decrease greatly and you may not be able to find what you are looking for.
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