Written by Administrator on November 23rd, 2007 in Compare Cell Phone Contracts.
So, you want to break your cell phone contract without incurring encumbersome fees. What can you do about the two-year contract that you are locked into? There are several ways that you can effectively negate your cell phone contract without having to pay an early termination fee. As a side note, known of these suggestions involves ingenious escape tricks or faking your own disappearance. Here are six suggestions that have proven effective at freeing boggled down mobile phone users from their old and out-dated contract.
Read the Fine Print of Your Contract
If you have recently signed up for new service, there is a simple way to break your cell phone contract. You will commonly find a clause in the contract that allows someone to drop the contract within the first fourteen to thirty days of service. You will only have to pay a prorated amount for the length of time that you used the service. In order to break your mobile contract this way, you have to call or visit your cell phone carrier for more information.
Find Someone to Take Over Your Contract
You may have heard of people finding someone to take over their auto loan or mortgage. Thanks to the power of the Internet, you can now do the same with a cell phone contract. Before you abandon ship though, there are some requirements that you and the potential candidate must meet.
There are now many websites dedicated to cell phone contract transferring/swapping. For example, you can find someone who might want to take over your contract at www.Celltradeusa.com . This is a site that specializes in connecting individuals, who want to transfer their cell phone contract, with someone who is interesting in obtaining a new contract. This is probably one of the most effective ways of breaking your mobile contract and believe it or not, it is fairly quick and effective.
One consideration to keep in mind so that you do not get bombarded with a hefty early termination fee is to be sure that the potential candidate for your contract meets all of the qualifications, such as a credit check.
Relocate to another Area
Okay, so this may seem like a drastic way to get out of your cell phone contract. If a person moves to an area that there current cell phone carrier does not service then the contract is no longer in effect. It is quite simple to change your address with a cell phone carrier. Now, this option does not have a high success rating since cell phone coverage has grown immensely, but it is always worth a shot. In addition, if you have a move imminent in the near future, one perk may be the ability to change cell phone carriers should you desire to do so.
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