Walmart Inc. formerly known as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is a multinational American operator of discount stores, a very massive retail shop and top 10 in the world’s largest corporations, they operate a very long chain of hypermarkets and superstores, with the headquarter in Bentonville, Arkansas. The company was founded in 1962 by Sam Walton but was later incorporated on October 31, 1969. The company currently has a presence in about 27 countries, with over 11,361 licensed stores. The company has been able to survive in, with top-notch customer-centric services, one of such is the Walmart Care Plan.
Walmart Care Plan Review
Walmart care plan or you can call it Walmart product care plan is a sort of an upgraded version of warranty, security or protection placed on its products by the company and issued to the customers at the point of purchase. These plans have been structured differently for different countries, and different products. This plan over and over again has proven to be of immense help to the customer when they are faced with a challenge with the product they purchased from Walmart.
When you make a new purchase, it can be very exciting, but that excitement can suddenly fizzle away when you suddenly notice something wrong with the new product you purchased, and that is where the Walmart care plan comes into play to help you save the day and your wallet as well.
Take for instance you just purchased a new brand tablet and within a week or two it develops a fault, if you have been in such a situation before you will agree with me that it hurts so bad. Walmart care plan comes in to give you the peace of mind you deserve.
Here are some of the other conditions that the Walmart care plan can save you from, they include:
Damages As a Result of Power Surge: A power surge is a regular occurrence, it happens when there is a sudden spike in electrical current, one can hardly predict when it will happen. Your computers, TV, refrigerators, dishwashers and many other appliances are endangered, this cannot be foreseen, so it’s hard to protect your appliances from this, nevertheless, you can use Walmart Care Plan to protect these appliances.
Drops, Spills & Cracked Screens: Portable electronic devices such as a tablet, laptop, or phone can easily drop from the hand and have a cracked screen or even stop working. Walmart has a plan that takes care of such accidents, it is called Accidental Damage from Handling (ADH). This is included in all the Walmart Protection Plans for portable electronics.
Wear and Tear: It’s normal to have some wears and tears here and there on your new product while using it. Walmart knows about this and they have got you covered with the Walmart care plan.
Pixel Failure (TVs): This is the black, white, red, blue or green spot that appears on your TV screen like a small spot. As insignificant as this might seem, it can be annoying to see it appearing on your TV screen, nevertheless, Walmart care plan got you covered on this too.
Refurbished Products: Refurbished products are not excluded from the Walmart care plan, whether it has been opened before or not Walmart still got it covered.
Free Shipping Included for Repairs: With the plan, you don’t have to pay anything when shipping an item to repair center, and you might even get a total replacement or a refund. In some cases, you might get an in-home repair service.
Fortunately, all your Walmart Protection Plans now. It can all be found in the Walmart Protection Plan Hub. It makes it easy to keep track of all your plans and easy to file a claim. Your plans are automatically updated each time you make a purchase on Walmart.com using your login details.
How To Register (Login)
Walmart has made the platform for registration very easy, with just a few clicks you are done getting your products protected. You can purchase a plan for Every qualified product at the checkout point or make sure you do that within 30 days of the purchase of the product. But the earlier you purchase a plan, the better. The plans include: General merchandise service plan, Disc service plan, Computer service plan, and Product replacement plan.
Follow the guide below to Register your Walmart Product Care Plan or file a claim:
Go to the Walmart Care Plans website www.walmartcareplan.com or www.walmart.com/protection.
Choose the option you want, either to Register your Walmart Product Care Plan or to File a claim
1. If you choose the option to register, you will be asked to “Create an account” first before you can proceed to register any plan of your choice. Fill the displayed form accurately.
2. When you are done with creating an account, you can signup and then proceed to register your Walmart Product Care Plan or file a claim, whichever one you want to do.
3. Key in your Product Receipt Information, which includes Transaction Number (TR #), the date you purchased the plan, Register Number (TE #), and the Store Number (ST).
4. Furthermore, type in your State of Purchase, Product Purchase Price, Product Purchase Price, and Plan Purchase Price.
5. Finally, click on Identify Your Product
You can as well keep track of your claim online.
How To File a Claim (Phone Number)
In filing a claim, you can choose to do that either in the store or online. Both ways are good and you will need your receipt any which way you choose. The detail of the plan you did is written on the receipt. Apart from the receipt, you will not require any other document, except on some special occasion such as when you have purchased a special warranty plan for some high-value products.
To file a claim online, the online system will request for your email. Remember when you first purchased the plan they requested for an email, that is the same email you will they are requesting for, the email will help retrieve your plan online, otherwise, you will have to visit the store with your receipt at hand. After you have entered your email, you now follow the prompt. It’s that easy, and in some cases, you will get instant approval. In some rare cases when the matter becomes tough, they might have to resort to a phone call or demand that you visit the store.
Note: If you made a Product Care Plan purchased before August 1, 2018, and you have a challenge with registering or making a claim, call Walmart Product Care Plan Support at 1-877-968-6391. But if your purchase was made after August 1, 2018, then make use of the website Walmart.com/protection.