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Hello everyone,,
I have enjoyed the 90 trial period for Sirius XM, but not enough to know if I really want to subscribe or not. The other day I got my first call offering next 6months for $30.

As you know their customer contract is written so that they automatically renew the subscription at the end of https://snaptube.cam/ https://syncnet.onl/telegram-web/ https://9apps.cam/ the period. This concerns me, as I have read horror stories on how folks could not terminate their subscription. There is no way I will pay this by credit card, only by check. This could still result in a problem if I want to cancel.

Do I have reason to be concerned about getting involved with Sirius? Your opinions please.
 

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Just renewed after seeing a $24 auto charge. Long story short, refunded the $24 and got a year for $60 + tx. This was after 2 1/2 years free service that ended Feb 1. Even though the service was free, they still needed a CC # on file.

I feel for $5 a month, with internet listening, it is now well worth it. I have SiruisXM playing whenever I have access to an internet access point, at home when not watching the boob tube, and of course whenever driving.

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If you call them before the end of the 6 month window, they will let you renew for the same terms if you tell them you'll cancel otherwise. I did that for 2 1/2 years recently. When I finally called to cancel, using a "i no longer commute excuse" they didn't hassle me.
In prior years, cancelling was difficult, as in 1.5 hours bouncing between reps...
 

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I've had Sirius since the beginning - almost 20 years now. I use my credit card for billing and continue to call them about a week before my annual contract is set to expire. I always threaten to cancel, using excuses like "It's just getting too expensive, especially with all the internet radio options" or "I don't really drive much anymore". It really doesn't matter. I've never been hassled or ever had a difficult time with them on the phone. My annual subscription has stayed the same for years using this strategy, and this year it ended up being about $20 cheaper than last year. It ends up costing about $10/month, which is fine with me. You just need to be diligent about remembering to "cancel" before the renewal date. I put a reminder my Google calendar.
 

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I've had Sirius since the beginning - almost 20 years now. I use my credit card for billing and continue to call them about a week before my annual contract is set to expire. I always threaten to cancel, using excuses like "It's just getting too expensive, especially with all the internet radio options" or "I don't really drive much anymore". It really doesn't matter. I've never been hassled or ever had a difficult time with them on the phone. My annual subscription has stayed the same for years using this strategy, and this year it ended up being about $20 cheaper than last year. It ends up costing about $10/month, which is fine with me. You just need to be diligent about remembering to "cancel" before the renewal date. I put a reminder my Google calendar.
If you're paying $10 a month, you're paying double of what you need to for the same service. If they're giving it to new users for $5, you can bet your banana I won't be paying more than that or they will lose me as a customer.

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I should have been more clear. The $10/month is roughly a third of the cost if you allow the auto-renew to kick in. Upon my last renewal date in January, they were going to start charging me $320/year. That's crazy. No one should be paying that, but many people do. So compared to the auto-renewal price, the $10/month that I pay is a significant savings. For the amount that I use SiriusXm in the car, I am very comfortable paying the $10/month.
 

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SCOTTRK . . . XM loves customers like you. I get emails and snail mails weekly offering it for $60 a year.
I have AM and FM, don't need XM.
 

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I should have been more clear. The $10/month is roughly a third of the cost if you allow the auto-renew to kick in. Upon my last renewal date in January, they were going to start charging me $320/year. That's crazy. No one should be paying that, but many people do. So compared to the auto-renewal price, the $10/month that I pay is a significant savings. For the amount that I use SiriusXm in the car, I am very comfortable paying the $10/month.
Yes, very comfortable paying double of what you have to! Very smart for SirusXM.

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SCOTTRK . . . XM loves customers like you. I get emails and snail mails weekly offering it for $60 a year.
I have Am and FM, don't need XM.
The cost of a gourmet coffee a month and you'll listen to crappy AM/FM? Feel sorry for your ears, lol.

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Ha! Not sure why you guys are bagging on me here. Just trying to offer some helpful suggestions for people to lower their annual bill. If you can get it for lower, great! Not sure why we're grumbling over a few dollars per month. $5/month? $10/month? Doesn't make much difference to me. If that $5/month is enough to make you not subscribe, then that's your issue. As for me, I'm comfortable with the price for the product that I receive.
 

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The cost of a gourmet coffee a month and you'll listen to crappy AM/FM? Feel sorry for your ears, lol.

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Have never been in a Starbucks. Never had Hagen Das and DO NOT drink bottled water.
"A fool and his money are soon parted." is just as true today as it was 100 years ago.
I'm on the OTHER side of Boomers. We ate what was on the table, drank what was in the glass and listened to whatever came out of the speakers. And we were damn glad to have any of it.
If I don't like what is on the radio, I turn it off. I don't need to have garbage pumped into my head every waking second.
 

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I've been a SiriusXM customer for years, always on a pretty good deal. Then if a better deal comes along, I've never had an issue switching over to that, so I've actually been paying less as time goes by.

But if you don't like the service, you've always had to cancel by phone (and they'll try to keep you as a customer). If you want to avoid the phone call, for the time being you can cancel online. When things get back to "normal", that might not be an option then. cancel service
 

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I purchased a 'new-to-me' RAV4, and after my first trip to the dealership I received a Sirius XM welcome letter with a three month free trial. Of course, I gave it a try.

Then I received the standard $5/monthly offer with six month and one year subscription offers. After reviewing the offers, wondering just what sort of math they used for their annual subscription calculation, and reading reviews of the struggles people had cancelling the subscriptions, I did something I have not done in a very long time - I wrote a CHECK !!!

So I now have a paid six month subscription, paid by check and thus bypassing the issues associated with cancelling credit card transactions. If Sirius XM wishes to retain my subscription, then another offer will have to be made in six months. I might be sending another check. We will see.
 

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I purchased a 'new-to-me' RAV4, and after my first trip to the dealership I received a Sirius XM welcome letter with a three month free trial. Of course, I gave it a try.

Then I received the standard $5/monthly offer with six month and one year subscription offers. After reviewing the offers, wondering just what sort of math they used for their annual subscription calculation, and reading reviews of the struggles people had cancelling the subscriptions, I did something I have not done in a very long time - I wrote a CHECK !!!

So I now have a paid six month subscription, paid by check and thus bypassing the issues associated with cancelling credit card transactions. If Sirius XM wishes to retain my subscription, then another offer will have to be made in six months. I might be sending another check. We will see.
I would keep an eye on your checking account in six months. They have your routing number and account number.
 

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I would keep an eye on your checking account in six months. They have your routing number and account number.
I believe it is illegal to just copy the routing number and account check and attempt to access a banking account. Without some kind of documented agreement, any attempt could result in a lawsuit. Every time I've had to set up any kind of bank account transfer using routing/checking numbers, I've had to check a mark to agree, usually along with another final agreement before completing the setup and for all transfers there after.

You should always be checking account statements. There's all kinds of crooks out there, some honest mistakes and some out right a money grab. I have found online refunds to be one of the worst with getting your money refunded.

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I believe it is illegal to just copy the routing number and account check and attempt to access a banking account. Without some kind of documented agreement, any attempt could result in a lawsuit. Every time I've had to set up any kind of bank account transfer using routing/checking numbers, I've had to check a mark to agree, usually along with another final agreement before completing the setup and for all transfers there after.

You should always be checking account statements. There's all kinds of crooks out there, some honest mistakes and some out right a money grab. I have found online refunds to be one of the worst with getting your money refunded.

Have a good day.
Check it first thing in the morning and again in the evening. Other accounts are checked Wednesday and Saturday. Credit cards send a text to my phone the instant they are charged. You can never be too safe nor too paranoid. (Just because you ARE paranoid, doesn't mean that they AREN'T out to get you. ;):devilish:) Be safe. Good health.
 

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(Just because you ARE paranoid, doesn't mean that they AREN'T out to get you. ;):devilish:) Be safe. Good health.
Memories!!! Had a poster with that saying, along with "Kilroy Was Here" with the eyeballs over the wall on another poster, in the back side windows of my Rambler hump-mobile wagon in HS. Oops, showing my age, lol.

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I would keep an eye on your checking account in six months. They have your routing number and account number.
I audit ALL my accounts - checking and credit cards - and have additional security provisions for the important accounts. Not paranoid ... we all learned a great deal about financial protection during my mother's identity theft incident a few years ago. I do not wish that mess on anyone.
 

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With Android Auto, I run the iHeartRadio app for free. The sound quality it superior to SiriusXM. Plus I can also play Pandora and lots of other apps for free music all with superior sound quality. Also did I mention that it's all free? :)
The only problem with this setup is, once you've sucked thru your "unlimited" data on the phone, your download speed usually goes down to a max speed of 750K until the new month starts on your plan.

I guess if you only drive several hours a month this could work, but if you're a long distance commuter, not.

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