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#1 Rail Freak

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Posted 23 June 2017 - 05:18 PM

This Old Fart is thinking about getting a smart phone!  :wacko:  :blink:  :giggle:

Are there any partners of AGR I should deal with for points? Target maybe, if I went with Consumer Cellular?


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Posted 23 June 2017 - 06:52 PM

I'm not sure if you can do in-store pickup at Target, but if you can yes to both. But you may have to have it shipped to earn points. Read the T&C for earning points with them. (Example - Walmart & Home Depot allow in-store pickups to earn points, but Bed, Bath & Beyond does not. BB&B purchases must be shipped to earn points.)

I have and like Consumer Cellular!:) Besides a very reasonable cost, if you go over your limit, you are AUTOMATICALLY raised to the next level. And for us old fogies, they offer a 5% discount monthly if you're an AARP member! (I joined AARP for 5 years at it worked out to be $12.50/year and I save over $15/year on my cellphone. No brainer! :) )
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Posted 23 June 2017 - 07:08 PM

Several years ago, I purchased two Galaxy S4 phones from Best Buy to replace our previous models. Went through the shopping portal and did an "in store" pickup.

Worked out good for points and a nearby same day pickup!


Edited by FrensicPic, 23 June 2017 - 07:08 PM.

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Posted 23 June 2017 - 07:35 PM

I know this may be going a little off topic but, any suggestions on the phone type I should lean toward?


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Posted 23 June 2017 - 08:46 PM

I just wanted to put a pinky in and test the water so I got a BLU 2G phone on Amazon for $49. It works great with wifi and I used it a couple months as a tiny computer in my pocket. Then I stumbled on US Mobile which costs me $9/mo for 100 min phone 100 texts & 100 mb data on US Cellular network. 2G is slow but it does work with patience when needed which is not too often. Email & apps work OK.

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Posted 23 June 2017 - 11:25 PM

If you have Amazon Prime there's a sponsored phone through BLU that's $50-$60 and not too bad for the price.

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Posted 24 June 2017 - 07:45 PM

If you have Amazon Prime there's a sponsored phone through BLU that's $50-$60 and not too bad for the price.

Amazon is not a partner unless that is newly changed.






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