Extended warranties... - Escape Trailer Owners Community

Go Back   Escape Trailer Owners Community > Escape Me | General Topics > General Escape
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 12-31-2012, 11:31 AM   #1
Site Team
 
cpaharley2008's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: York, Pennsylvania
Trailer: 2016 2ndGen Escape 19' PRAIRIE SCHOONER pulled by 2014 Ram Hemi/8sp
Posts: 13,693
Extended warranties...

since the purchase of Quahog, I have been inundated with extended warranty requests on the various Escape appliances, a/c, water heater, maxxfan, refer, furnace and even the toilet.
What are your opinions on these extended service contracts and perhaps experience in handling items out of warranty. Thanks for your comments.
__________________

__________________
Jim
The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why………..Mark Twain
cpaharley2008 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2012, 11:40 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Vermilye's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Oswego, New York
Trailer: 2016 Tacoma Off Road, 2017 21
Posts: 2,285
I treat them like insurance. If you can't afford to take the hit when it breaks, they may be worth it, however, since the company selling the product is trying to make money, in the long run it is going to cost you more. If you purchase one be sure you understand the exclusions - most of the companies have been in business long enough to know what usually fails, and often excludes the usual problems.

The only service contract I've ever purchased is on my laptop computers - I did use AppleCare on one of the laptops & actually saved $; on the other two any problem appeared during the original warranty.
__________________
Jon Vermilye My Travel Blog
Travel and Photo Web Page ... My Collection of RV Blogs 2016 Tacoma, 2017 21
Vermilye is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off






» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:09 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.