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About Sky Protect
Sky have partner with Domestic and General to create “Sky Protect” extended warranty cover for their products supplied as part of your Sky subscription services such as Sky set top boxes, routers and satellites. They also cover TVs laptop and gadgets.
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Is this Sky extended warranty available on products built elsewhere? (Except Sky set top boxes/routers etc)
Most of the places you can buy extended warranties are electronics retailers. Apart from Amazon Squaretrade’s extended warranty every product retailer will only sell you a warranty if you bought the product from them. Third party extended warranty suppliers and some product manufacturers will let you buy an extended warranty without saying you have to have bought the product from them.
What products can you buy the Sky extended warranty for?
Retailers often sell extended warranties for many different products. We have listed some of the most common products. To find out if you can buy an extended warranty for a product not listed below please click on the link on the “Visit shop” link at the bottom of the list.
Do Sky sell extended warranties for laptops? Visit store
Check out our laptop extended warranty buyers guide and comparison chart.
Do Sky sell extended warranties for TVs? Visit store
Check out our TV extended warranty buyers guide and comparison chart.
Do Sky sell extended warranties for washing machines?
Check out our washing machine extended warranty buyers guide and comparison chart.
How do I buy extended warranties for other products not listed above? Visit store
Check out our extended warranty buyers guide on our home page.
What does their extended warranty cover?
Do they cover accidental damage?
Most extended warranties cover accidental damage from either the day you buy the product (in the case of most electronics retailers) or short period after the cover has been bought (for most 3rd party extended warranty providers).
Do they list a response time?
Not all extended warranty providers will list a response time but have published those who do share this information.
Do they offer an annual health check?
A few extended warranty providers offer an additional premium service to prevent any breakdowns by coming to check the product once per year. It is not very common but some of the most premium covers offer this feature.
Do they offer a loan product while yours is getting repaired?
Some extended warranty providers will offer a loan product while yours is out of action. It is sometimes provided on some premium laptop and TVs warranties.
Do they guarantee a new for old replacement (rather than a reconditioned model)
In the terms and conditions of each policy it will specify if they product can not be repaired what they will do. We have only given a provider a tick for this if they explicitly say it will be replaced with a new product and does not mention that it MAY be replaced with a reconditioned product.
Do they offer unlimited repairs?
We have awarded a tick in this category if they explicitly mention unlimited repairs. This is only worth worrying about if you have an expensive product which keeps having very cheap things go wrong with it. In reality if something keep going wrong and thee repair costs add up to more than the cost of the item then it would be everyone’s interest for the item to be replaced. In this scenario unlimited repairs is not really than important.
Other information about Sky extended warranties
- Sky Protect TV policy summary
- Sky Protect TV policy terms and conditions
- Sky Protect Sky products policy summary
- Sky Protect Sky products policy terms and conditions
- Sky Protect gadget cover policy summary
- Sky Protect gadget cover policy terms and conditions
- Their information about the annual health check: A maintenance check of your Sky Equipment (excluding Sky wireless router) to ensure that it is set up properly and is in good working order. During the check our technical helpline experts will guide you through a variety of Sky’s recommended remote testing processes which may include system set up checks, box resets and software updates, reprogramming of remotes, checking signal strength, LNB reboots and signal retuning. Sky+ and Sky+HD customers can also receive help with hard disk management issues and running a planner rebuild.
- Any replacement equipment provided may be a refurbished product (of at least the same functionality) however they cannot guarantee that it will be the same make, model or colour as the original equipment
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