- Jan 14, 2012
Does anyone believe the dish protection plan is worth the money? I've been thinking about canceling it to save some cash.
Dish has created this customer mentality of feeling like they can get everything for nothing. Look over most customer's account notes who have called in a service call and you can easily see 'complimentary waived' tech visit fees.
I just chatted with Dish customer service regarding the $7/month protection plan. She said it gives you $15 technician visits vs. $95 and free shipping on equipment which is a $15 value. She said if the hardware needs to be replaced then there is no charge for the hardware itself. So basically you are spending $7/month to insure against a $95 tech visit and $15 of shipping. Totally not worth it!
There is no reason to keep it on a monthly basis. If you have a problem call and add it to your account after repair is completed drop it till you need it again. DISH allows this so use it to your best advantage.+1. Dish has done away with the 3-4 month minimum to have it without incurring a charge to drop it.