(Update 2/27 6:36pm): Our apologies, this promo is only for new activations, not upgrades. The original draft of this post was incorrect.
Best Buy will give you a free $150 or $200 gift card when you activate a line with any new smartphone on Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint. You’ll need to do so using carrier installment plans: Verizon Edge, AT&T Next, or Sprint Easy Pay/Leasing — upgrades of any kind and of course, full-priced no-commitment smartphone purchases are not eligible for the gift card bonus.
The promo covers a range of smartphones including iPhone 6/Plus (in-store pickup only), iPhone 5s/c, LG G2, HTC One M8, Nokia Lumia 1520, and several others.
Sprint Easy Pay and Sprint Leasing available in store only. Carriers, coverage and products may vary by store. Requires credit approval, wireless service plan, qualifying device, and an installment billing agreement for the carrier’s required term. $0 down for well-qualified buyers. For all others, down payment and other restrictions may apply. Monthly payments for term (20, 24, 30 months subject to carrier) at full retail price. 0% APR. Sales tax (on total price) may be due at purchase. If you cancel wireless service, remaining balance on device becomes due. Restocking fee & other charges may apply. Number of financed devices per account limitations may apply. Subject to carrier terms and conditions. Terms subject to change. Sprint Leasing: Credit approval required. Terms for all other customers will vary including amount due at signing and taxes/fees. Requires qualifying device and service plan. No security deposit required. Upon completion of lease term, customer can continue to pay monthly lease amount, purchase or return the device. Customer is responsible for insurance and repairs. Early termination of lease/service: Remaining lease payments will be due immediately, and requires device return or payment of purchase option device price. If you return your cell phone, for any reason, your gift card will be forfeited; however, if you exchange your cell phone for another valid cell phone, your gift card will remain valid. This offer may or may not be valid with other offers. Gift card will be received in store upon activation. ™ and © 2015 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. Apple and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.