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    • TheMsTeal
    • By TheMsTeal 19th Mar 17, 1:41 PM
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    Currys Care Plan?
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    • 19th Mar 17, 1:41 PM
    Currys Care Plan? 19th Mar 17 at 1:41 PM
    Hi All,

    My washing machine has just died after only 2 years. I have decided to get a new one at Currys & am tempted by their 5 year care plan. Has anyone taken this out and does it work?
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    • Tiddlywinks
    • By Tiddlywinks 19th Mar 17, 2:32 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 2:32 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 2:32 PM
    Don't limit yourself to Currys.

    John Lewis is doing a couple of offers at the moment. Five year guarantee on all JL own brand appliances. They also have a Samsung offer of claiming an extra three years warranty on registering your product.

    Co-Op Electrical also does good warranties.
    • TheMsTeal
    • By TheMsTeal 19th Mar 17, 2:41 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 2:41 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 2:41 PM
    Thanks. I am just sceptical as to whether they really would do all repairs free for 4 or 5 years or whether they would find a way of slapping an extra charge on if you did need to get it repaired?
    • Farway
    • By Farway 19th Mar 17, 2:42 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 2:42 PM
    Agree with TW, JL are good, I bought their own brand, came with 5 year guarantee plus no quiblles at all with delivery or removal of old one, still going strong without any problems

    As TW says, don't limit yourself
    • Farway
    • By Farway 19th Mar 17, 2:44 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 2:44 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 2:44 PM
    Thanks. I am just sceptical as to whether they really would do all repairs free for 4 or 5 years or whether they would find a way of slapping an extra charge on if you did need to get it repaired?
    Originally posted by TheMsTeal
    I do not know for sure, but you would be dealing with a reputable firm that has traded for years and is known for satisafaction, think Waitrose, who are the same folk
    • TheMsTeal
    • By TheMsTeal 19th Mar 17, 2:55 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 2:55 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 2:55 PM
    That's a good point! I will take a look. Thanks for your help.
    • Linda32
    • By Linda32 19th Mar 17, 8:11 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 8:11 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 8:11 PM
    I've got the currys five year care plan on our cooker. I've never had to use them for a repair yet. But I am certain that they would stick to the terms and conditions of the scheme.

    For the cooker you do get a clean every year for the 5 years and I used it for the first time last November. Very satisfied.
    • caronc
    • By caronc 19th Mar 17, 9:32 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 9:32 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 9:32 PM
    I have this for a tumble drier and washing machine and have used with previous appliances. Found it pretty good - no hidden costs but you can wait a few days to get an engineer out. Would buy again
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    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 19th Mar 17, 11:21 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 11:21 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 11:21 PM
    Stay away from Currys would be my advice

    JL perhaps, or a local independent electrical shop

    I personally would never buy from Currys unless I was truly desperate
    if you lend someone 20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
    • Litchielou
    • By Litchielou 20th Mar 17, 3:11 AM
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    I would compare the price of the washer to the price of the care plan. Over 5 years it might be cheaper to just get a new washer.
    • jk0
    • By jk0 20th Mar 17, 9:33 AM
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    Buy a Miele machine and no care plan. (Mine is 12 years old and no trouble so far.)

    They start at 594 at AO.
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