The 4th of July is rapidly approaching. An American holiday filled with fireworks, watermelon, barbecues and gatherings around bodies of water. With the summer warmth, we love nothing more than kicking up our feet up and getting some sun before diving (or being thrown into) a friend’s pool, lake or ocean. But, with water (and some beer in celebration) comes your smartphone’s worst enemy.
That moment when you’re suspended in the air – water below you – and you realize, “oh crap – my phone is in my pocket!!!” You quickly reach for it, throw it through the air — before hearing a loud PLOP as it lands at the very edge of the water. You pick it up, it’s dripping wet… and… it’s dead… broken… time to panic…
Despite the affection we feel for these magical toys, and the amount of money we often spend on them, we all have our moments of weakness. Those times where the sheer joy – or terror – of the moment makes us forget about everything else — even that pricey iPhone that you just bought a week earlier for $300. An iPhone that actually costs $700 to replace if you don’t have insurance.
Why? Because the price of your smartphone is subsidized by your mobile carrier when you sign a two-year contract. Your smartphone costs much more than you think it does, and your carrier won’t give you a new phone at the original price your purchased it for if you happen to break it.
Water damage happens to the best of us. So why worry? Take a look at the Protect Your Bubble smartphone insurance offerings and protect your smartphone against water damage this Fourth of July. It’s only $7.99 a month and we’ll protect you against loss, theft or damage.