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    Going abroad, is it possible to return sky equipment?

    This is a discussion on Going abroad, is it possible to return sky equipment? within the Sky / Sky+ / Sky+ HD forums, part of the Joining or leaving Sky category; Hello all, I have been with Sky for about 5 months but need to go back to my country in ...

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      Going abroad, is it possible to return sky equipment?

      Hello all,
      I have been with Sky for about 5 months but need to go back to my country in Africa as I have completed studies and the prospects of getting a job in the UK are not looking good.
      A friend initially agreed to take over the contract so I informed Sky and moved the box to his house but now he has changed his mind.
      I don't want to take a short cut by cancelling the direct debit, closing my bank account and leaving the country but at the same time, I can't afford to pay off the remainder of the contract.

      Would Sky possibly agree to take back all their equipment (dish, hd box, router) and charge me for just a fraction of the penalty fee?

      I need to know before contacting them.

      Thanks for your help.


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      Re: Going abroad, is it possible to return sky equipment?

      No. Pay out your contract as that is now your only LEGAL option since your friend won't take over the contract.

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      Re: Going abroad, is it possible to return sky equipment?

      No it isn't Paul

      Ring Sky, tell them you are moving and that you would like to transfer your services to the new property, give them the address and then wait for them to tell you that they cannot supply the service at that location. The contract will then be cancelled, it is up to them if they want the equipment back or not.

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      Re: Going abroad, is it possible to return sky equipment?

      Thanks Smithy99. I'll do just that.

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      Re: Going abroad, is it possible to return sky equipment?

      Quote Originally Posted by Goinghome View Post
      Thanks Smithy99. I'll do just that.
      ...can I ask, how was the final story about moving outside the country?
      cheers

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      Re: Going abroad, is it possible to return sky equipment?

      I would think the OP is long gone home by now and is unlikely to frequent the forum.

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