Verizon Wireless is thanking all of its customers by giving out 100 free Anytime minutes. You can get them by filling out the required information at this apparently legitimate website. The form asks for your name, phone number, zip code, and last four digits of your social security number.
But is the offer really legitimate? Let me know if any current customer gets anything other than an invalid response when entering information.
Update: Consumerist says that this offer is valid, but only for “merit” customers. Give it a try to see if you qualify. I don’t use all of my available minutes, so I think I’ll skip this one.
Continue reading for the full “terms” of the agreement.
Subject to Customer Agreement and Calling Plan. Customer must be current in billing. One-time “100 Bonus Minutes” credit can only be redeemed by calling 1-866-378-1537 or by logging onto www.verizonwireless.com/thankyou by November 30, 2006. Bonus minutes will not be automatically applied to the account without calling or logging on. Minutes will expire after 60 days. Unused minutes lost. Usage rounded up to next full minute. Cannot combine with other offers.
Updated February 6, 2012 and originally published August 27, 2006. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.