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PC World voucher £550 - What's it worth?

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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
I've had an offer from an insurance company to receive a voucher for PC World. Before we accept I wanted to know what the going rate would be for a high value voucher?

They've also offered a cash settlement of about £480 so was wondering if I could sell the voucher to someone on here for maybe £500?
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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
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#1
Vouchers normally sell for around 90% of their face value so £500 seems reasonable to me
#2
did you haggle with them my mum i law got offered £500 for her tv that went bust, i got on the phone and i got it up to £1100 back as i said tv wasnt that old and we paid for a £1100 tv i expect to get a tv worth £1100, they sent the voucher through next day mum and dad in law got a tv in the sale a good one for £500 odd and a surround sound with the left over :lol:
#3
ilovepink;5734008
did you haggle with them my mum i law got offered £500 for her tv that went bust, i got on the phone and i got it up to £1100 back as i said tv wasnt that old and we paid for a £1100 tv i expect to get a tv worth £1100, they sent the voucher through next day mum and dad in law got a tv in the sale a good one for £500 odd and a surround sound with the left over :lol:

lol nice one, wouldn't of liked to be the guy at the receiving end :p
#4
Spriggan
lol nice one, wouldn't of liked to be the guy at the receiving end :p


i was quite surprised really the tv wasnt even that new lol, it was in the 3rd year of 5 year warrenty lol, i stuck to my guns and they gave us the amount we paid for the tv when it was new lol
#5
Can you sell them? I am sure they are for the insured person only and will have your name and address on them.
#6
tara1082
Can you sell them? I am sure they are for the insured person only and will have your name and address on them.


ours came on a gift card same as in the shops
[mod]#7
TheGimp, if the insurance voucher has personal documents attached to it to allow it to be redeemed or has specific T&Cs that exclude it from being resold then you wouldn't be able to offer it for sale on HUKD. You would need to report http://www.hotukdeals.com/forums/images/custom_buttons/report.gif this thread to be MOD closed/locked first & then wait at least 7 days before re-listing in the FS/T Forum & at that time you would need to prove that the voucher was able to be resold per its attached T&Cs.
#8
ilovepink
ours came on a gift card same as in the shops

Ok but the ones i received was a voucher with letter attached and i needed to show id when using to proove i was the insured person,this was only 4 weeks ago so dont know if they have changed policy or not. So i would wait to see what the voucher is before buying thats all.
#9
tara1082
Ok but the ones i received was a voucher with letter attached and i needed to show id when using to proove i was the insured person,this was only 4 weeks ago so dont know if they have changed policy or not. So i would wait to see what the voucher is before buying thats all.


oh well maybe changed then this was last year lol
#10
sigma
TheGimp, if the insurance voucher has personal documents attached to it to allow it to be redeemed or has specific T&Cs that exclude it from being resold then you wouldn't be able to offer it for sale on HUKD. You would need to report http://www.hotukdeals.com/forums/images/custom_buttons/report.gif this thread to be MOD closed/locked first & then wait at least 7 days before re-listing in the FS/T Forum & at that time you would need to prove that the voucher was able to be resold per its attached T&Cs.


Sorry I have no flippin idea what the heck your on about.. no disrespect but this is just a general query and of course before any FS/FT thread was created I'd look into the T&C's of the voucher.

Thanks to the other guys for your comments. The laptop was £499 in March 07 but I'd upgraded to a 320gb hard drive and chucked in 4gb of ram so i'd say it was worth another £100. The insurance company found a similar spec with the updated ram and hd and said they'd give £500 + £50 for a new bag and wireless mouse.

Only thing now is that our Nintendo DS was also apparently in the laptop bag but i've not been able to claim this :(
#11
Personally, I'd take any cash offer unless you personally were going to use it. Lack of security selling a voucher and the hassle - especially selling such a high value item.

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