Does SquareTrade cover used or refurbished items?

Does SquareTrade cover used or refurbished items?

While most SquareTrade Protection Plans only cover new items, there are used or refurbished items that we do cover, including:
  • Mobile phones that were insured through a service provider up to the date you purchased your SquareTrade warranty. Click here for details.
  • SquareTrade Family Plans require that only one phone either be purchased in the last 30 days or be insured by a carrier until the date you purchased your SquareTrade warranty. 
  • Some certified refurbished items purchased only at select SquareTrade retail partners (listed below) and covered by a refurb SquareTrade warranty also purchased at the same retailer.
    • ​TigerDirect
    • Staples (Computers)
    • B&H
    • Amazon
    • Woot
    • Office Depot
  • Used items purchased on eBay.
Click here for guidelines on when your coverage begins.

Please note, we do not cover:
  • Used items from retail stores with the exception of those listed above.
  • Any items, regardless of condition, purchased from classified ads, classifieds like Craigslist, or any other person-to-person sales.