Speed Cameras, free or chargeable?

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    mustafacatflap

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    (I am in the UK).

    I have just purchased a Start 52.


    According to the information I was given when I bought it Speed Cameras are included, there is nothing about paying for it. They certainly seem to work, although a couple are missing. I shall have to check that later.

    My question is, while I was talking to the lady at Tom Tom I was told that Speed Cameras are free but only for three months. Then you have to pay for them. Does anyone know whether this is correct or are free cameras a permanent feature?

    Cheers

    Xavier
     
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    If you bought it from Halfords can you not ask for a rebate or take it back an buy anew.
     
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    Yes, I suppose I can.

    Halfords are a very odd company. They advertise on the Internet at one price, tell you that they will 'match' prices, whatever that means, and when you go to the store they offer a different, higher price. If you ask them why you're being asked for a higher price they seem to feign surprise and then offer you for the lower one.

    It isn't illegal of course, the price(s) you see on the Internet does not offer a contract, just a treat. But it seems rather underhand to me :(

    I'll let you know what happens.

    Xavier
     
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    Not under UK consumer law.
     
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    The Halfords web page clearly states 3 months
    https://www.halfords.com/technology...rt-52-5-sat-nav-full-europe-and-lifetime-maps
     
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    UK consumer law prohibits a company from taking purchases back for credit?
     
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    You have no right to return an item bought in store unless it is faulty or misdescribed. A retailer can take it back if they wish but Halfords are not likely to want a used device back.
     
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    This is getting silly.
    In post #6 you stated that it is not allowed under UK consumer law to ask for a rebate or return.
    Later you introduced right.
     
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    OK, I should have been clearer. You can ask for anything you want but with Halfords unless it is your legal right it ain't gonna happen.
     
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    Thank you for clarifying.
     
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