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FREE .com Domains At 1and1 For A Year

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by CoolDrMoney, May 3, 2010.

  1. CoolDrMoney

    CoolDrMoney Regular Member

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    Not sure if this is a repost, so plz delete if it is.

    http://www.1and1.com/

    From the website:
    Domains: Popular Domains for a special price
    * First year of registration on a .com domain for free
    * First year of registration on a .net, .org or .us domain for only $6.99 and on a .info domain for only $0.99. Second year and subsequent years regular prices apply.
    * Full payment for the first year due upon sign up.
    * Offer applies to new Instant Domain packages or new domains added to your account.
    * Offer valid through May 31st, 2010.
     
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  2. ritesh

    ritesh Senior Member

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    CC required to complete the offer.
     
  3. nambooooo

    nambooooo Regular Member

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    It seems real.
    @ritesh, of course it needs CC, or do you want by May 31 everybody and their dog to register 100+domains each? :)
    Just use VCCs
     
  4. godang

    godang Regular Member

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    how many domains I can register per account?
     
  5. nambooooo

    nambooooo Regular Member

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    I would assume that one per account. After all 1&1 is not the generous uncle here.
     
  6. orangeblossoms

    orangeblossoms Regular Member

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    What's the catch??
     
  7. CoolDrMoney

    CoolDrMoney Regular Member

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    *shrug*

    I dunno, didn't notice anything fishy. Auto renew is setup at $8.95 after the first year but that's about all I saw.
     
  8. DebtFreeMe

    DebtFreeMe Regular Member

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    I've never liked 1&1 very much, had a dispute with them a few years back about what canceling a domain meant, and their really sh1tty customer service. But hopefully you can have better luck.

    I looked over what they are offering, and it doesn't seem to have any obvious catches that I could see. Good luck on the free domain hunt.
     
  9. xinoanet

    xinoanet Regular Member

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    they did the same deal awhile back, maybe a year or 2 so im sure its legit. just remove ur card from the auto renew
     
  10. orangeblossoms

    orangeblossoms Regular Member

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    damn, can't use the gift card I have with $2 balance on it to verify it. :p
     
  11. indianbill007

    indianbill007 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Just signed up using paypal, seems they take 24 hrs to process the order. Lets see, I will cancel my billing agreement with them after I get the domian ;)
     
  12. CoolDrMoney

    CoolDrMoney Regular Member

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    Past the 24 hour period for me and haven't had any problems on my end.
     
  13. pagla

    pagla Registered Member

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    They need ID proof
     
  14. CoolDrMoney

    CoolDrMoney Regular Member

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    :confused:
     
  15. Dayum

    Dayum BANNED BANNED

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    1and1 is complete shit, their company sucks at everything they offer.
     
  16. Subject

    Subject Power Member

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    Registered one domain two days ago, stuck one and half days with the "Requesting Domain" message, then got domain in account, changed DNS and website is live.

    No proof, no ID, nothing.. I just used my verified paypal.

    So far, I have 7 almost free domains with various providers in the last two months. Thanks for all those great posts here.

    DOMAINS
    Gandi - two free domains
    Netfirms - two 1$ domains
    Netfirms - one 3.99$ domain
    Yahoo - one 1.99$ domain
    1&1 - one free domain

    HOSTING
    chimehost - Free 3 months hosting, so far going good. So I think I will continue hosting with them. But they stopped the free hosting offer for newcomers.
     
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  17. nirose

    nirose Senior Member

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    Of course they require Credit card. they need some assurance that these free will convert to paid ones or will use their CC for renew.
     
  18. C.S.A.

    C.S.A. Junior Member

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    I've had trouble transferring domains away from 1and1. Great to get free domains, but start early on the transfer process after your free year, because they take a long time and give the runaround for closing accounts. Overall, not worth the trouble to save a few bucks IMO.
     
  19. johnwho

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    Sounds good offer, Would you recommend using 1and1 hosting to my autblogs? or just stick to HG?
     
  20. Bross

    Bross Senior Member

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    This is one forum I really enjoy.

    Now after Name.com made me pay $2 per privacy, I am gonna transfer all my domains away from there... as soon as the sales team will confirm that privacy is free there after the first year.

    Can anyone write down his experience with NetFirms? In terms of domain names.

    I never heard anything about them (negative or positive).

    Cheers.