I cant get a phone insurance

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I bought the S6 Edge from Telus since they are sister companies my Koodo sim is working perfectly. My problem is I cant buy an insurance for the phone from Telus since I am not with them and Koodo cant do it for me since I did not buy the phone from them. Too bad Koodo shops don't have the S6 Edge gold (which is gorgeous by the way) that's why I bought it from Telus. Does anybody know if I have other options on this?
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Telus should really make their insurance accessible to koodo customers in these situations by letting people pay upfront for the insurance. They should be covered until they stay with either telus or koodo.

http://devicecare.telus.com/Portals/6...
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Thanks RudyW for the quick reply. I will ask Telus again then. :-)
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Update: I called Telus and Koodo and both of them cant sell me the phone insurance. I am looking for a third party insurance company like cornerstone to get one. It is a bit expensive phone and I don't want to pay for the full price if something happened to it.
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If you have a friend with a Telus account, just have them get the insurance for for and pay them whatever they would get charged. And then when you need to submit a claim, have a friend do it. Or get 3rd party insurance
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Ahmad, are you recommending engaging in fraud?
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Seems like you have paid the full price. Your credit card might double your warranty, ask your bank or read your insurance policy.
If you did not use a credit card, return it and repurchase with a credit card that offers extended warranty.
If you want accidential damage coverage, then I can't help you.
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Yah. Id like to have the accidental damage coverage or we it get lost or stolen. I think my only choice right now is to get a third party insurance. I will try to phone tomorrow since its Sunday today and see what I can get. And yes I paid for the full price of the phone. Thanks for everyone's help though. You guys are awesome!
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First thing the insurance company will do in case of a claim is to make you provide a current bill to prove ownership and that you are still using the phone (i.e., haven't lost it or sold it 3 times prior). Maybe even a police report.

Your only choice really is to go the third-party route. Suggestions to bend the rules, get friends to stand in as a nominee, etc. generally don't work. You end up implicating someone else to sign a phony document somewhere along the way.

Check with your insurance broker if you have a tenant's or homeowner's policy to see what an endorsement to add that specific phone would cost. Might be surprisingly cheaper than going with some version of an extended warranty.

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