How to get a FREE Extended Warranty for your Kindle 2

Posted on April 18, 2009

The purchase of an Amazon Kindle 2 includes a one year manufacturer's warranty for a defective device. The standard warranty does not cover accidental damage but this is typical for most electronic devices.

Amazon does offer an extended warranty that adds an additional year (2 years total) plus it includes accidental coverage in case you drop and break your Kindle 2. This warranty must be purchased within 30 days of buying your Kindle 2 and it costs $65.

Did you know that you can get the additional year of coverage for free?

All you have to do is buy your Kindle 2 with your American Express (Amex) card. One of the benefits of using your Amex card is an automatic extended warranty that doubles the standard manufacturer's warranty up to one year (see terms and conditions). They also include a 90 day accidental coverage for user mishaps. This applies to all Amex purchases, not just a Kindle 2!

If you don't have an Amex card you can still opt for the Amazon Kindle Extended Warranty or buy one from a third party provider called Square Trade. They provide a 3 year warranty on electronic devices and has an optional accidental coverage plan.

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