Pretend to die. Probably won’t work for Sprint, Verizon, or Cingular (AT&T); these companies may ask for a death certificate.
Join the military and get stationed overseas.
Move to a location where your provider doesn’t offer service. Be ready to provide proof of your new address.
Spend lots of chat time (at least half your calls) in areas where your service “roams.” (This causes the provider to lose money.)
Claim that changes to your contract have adversely affected your rates or service. Good luck, though, getting your provider to honor this particular escape clause.
Follow a script when you call your provider to cancel. (Here’s an example.)
Use a contract negotiation service like celltradeusa.com or cellswapper.com. Shell out $20 or so and the service signs your contract over to a provider that better suits your needs.
How to Quit Your Cell Phone Contract--Without Termination Fee
Okay, so you’ve decided to switch cell phone providers. Now, how to get out of your current contract without having to pay a hefty termination fee? A Dallas Morning News article Monday offered these techniques (obviously some more practical than others):
None of these solutions sound like they’ll work for you? Here is another list of possible tricks from consumerist.com. Good luck!
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