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AAA

F

800-222-4357

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Alamo

D

800-462-5266

Direct to human.

Allstate Motor Club

B

800-869-7997

Direct to human.

Auto Zone

F

800-288-6966

Press 1; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 0.

Avis

F

800-230-4898

Press 2.

BMW

F

800-831-1117

Say "customer relations" and then press 1 for "vehicle" or 2 for "motorcycle."

Budget Rent a Car

B

800-527-0700

Press 0.

Buick

F

800-521-7300 @

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Cadillac

F

800-333-4223 @

Press 0.

Chevrolet

F

800-222-1020 @

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Chrysler Financial

F

800-700-0738

Say "agent" at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Chrysler Group

F

800-992-1997

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Dodge

F

800-992-1997

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Dollar Rent-A-Car

F

800-800-4000

Press 0.

Ford

F

800-392-3673

Press 0; at prompt press 0; at prompt press 0; at prompt press 1; at prompt press 0.

Ford Interest Advantage

F

800-462-2614

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Ford Motor Credit

F

800-727-7000

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

GMC

F

800-462-8782 @

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Harley-Davidson

F

414-343-4056

Press 0.

Hertz

A

800-654-3131

Direct to human.

Honda

F

800-999-1009

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Honda Financial Svcs.

F

800-445-1358

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Jeep

F

800-992-1997

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Lincoln Mercury

F

800-521-4140

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Mazda

F

800-222-5500

Press 0.

National Car Rental

B

800-227-7368

Direct to human.

Nissan Credit (NMAC)

F

800-888-2799

Press * at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Nissan USA

F

800-647-7261

Press #.

Pep Boys

F

800-737-2697

Press 33; at prompt press 1; hold through prompts for representative.

Pontiac

F

800-762-2737 @

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Ryder Customer Service

F

305-500-3726

Direct to human.

Ryder Rentals

C

800-297-9337

Don't press or say anything.

Saturn

F

800 553-6000 @

Press 3.

Thrifty Car Rental

D

800-331-9111

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Toyota

F

800-331-4331

Press 6.

Toyota Financial Svcs.

F

800-874-8822

Select Language option; press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

UHAUL

C

800-789-3638

Direct to human.

Volkswagen

F

800-822-8987

At prompt, press 32; if offered, press 1 to take survey or 2 to decline.

Volvo

F

800-458-1552 @

Press 0, ignoring messages.

US Credit

Grade

Contact

Get Human Customer Service

Amazon Visa

F

888-247-4080

Press 00 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

American Express >

F

800-528-4800

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

AT&T Universal Card

F

800-423-4343

Don't press or say anything.

Bank Card Svcs.

F

800-655-1491

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Bank of America Credit

F

800-732-9194

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Barclays

F

877-523-0478

Press * at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Best Buy Card

F

800-365-0292

Press 6 at each prompt, ingnoring recording.

Bloomingdales Credit

F

800-295-4057

Direct to human.

Capital One

F

800-548-4593

Press 0.

Card Services

F

888-363-8001

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Chase Credit Cards

800-432-3117

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

ChevronTexaco Credit

F

800-243-8766 @

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Citi Cards

F

800-633-7367

Don't press or say anything, ignoring messages.

Citi Simplicity

D

866-696-5673

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Dell Financial Services

F

800-283-2210

Press 0; at prompt press 0; at prompt press #; at prompt press #.

Diner's Club

D

800-729-5309

Press 2.

Discover

F

800-347-2683

Please enter your 16 digital account number

Exxon Mobil Card

F

800-344-4355

Press 000, ignoring message.

Gap Credit Card

F

800-887-1198

Press 000 at each prompt; ignore request for account number.

GM MasterCard

F

800-947-1000

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Home Depot Credit

D

800-677-0232

Press * at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Household Bank Credit

F

800-771-7339

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

JC Penny Credit

F

800-542-0800

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Kohls Credit

F

800-564-5740

Press # at each prompt, ignorning messages.

Lord & Taylor Credit

F

800-223-7440

Press 2002.

Macy's Credit

F

800-280-4356

Press 9; press 0 at each prompt thereafter, ignoring messages.

MasterCard

F

800-622-7747 @

Press 000 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

MBNA

F

800-421-2110

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

PayPal Buyer Credit

F

866-571-3012

Say "agent" at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Providian Card Svcs.

F

800-356-0011

Press 0# at each prompt, ignoring messages.

RBS Credit Card

F

800-747-8155

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Sam's Club Credit

F

800-203-5764

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Sears Credit Card

F

800-917-7700

Press 0000000; press 0 at subsequent prompts.

Shell Gasoline Card

F

800-490-9119

Press 0 when prompted for an account number.

SUNOCO

F

800-278-6626 @

Press 00000; mumble when prompted for an account number.

Telecheck

F

800-710-9898 @

Press 1, 3, * at prompts.

US Bank Visa

D

800-285-8585

Say "operator" at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Visa

F

800-847-2911

Press 0 at each prompt; ignoring messages.

Wal-Mart Credit Card

F

866-888-3868

Don't press or say anything.

Wells Fargo Credit

F

800-642-4720

Press 0# at each prompt, ignoring messages.

US Finance

Grade

Contact

Get Human Customer Service

ABN AMRO Mortgage

F

800-783-8900

Press #; at prompt press #; at prompt press 0.

Allmerica Financial

F

800-533-7881 @

Press 00 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Ameriquest Mortage

F

888-436-7571

Don't press or say anything.

Bank of America

877-231-9372

Direct to human.

Bank of New York

F

800-225-5269

Press ###.

Bear Stearns

B

888-807-6898

Direct to human.

Charles Schwab

C

800-435-9050

Press 3, followed by eight digit account number

Chase Home Finance

F

800-848-9136

Press #0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Citibank

F

800-756-7047

Press 0# at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Citizens Bank

F

800-922-9999

Press 000.

Columbia Mutual Funds

D

800-345-6611

Say "representative."

Commerce Bank

A

888-751-9000

Direct to human.

Compass Bank

F

800-239-5175

Press 00 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Countrywide Loans

F

800-669-5864

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Dodge and Cox

F

800-621-3979

Press 0.

e*Trade

F

800-786-2575

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Equifax

F

866-640-2273

Press 30 at each prompt, ignoring message.

Experian

F

800-493-1058

Say "yes"; enter report #; enter social security #; say "yes"; say "agent" then "yes" to confirm at prompts thereafter.

Fidelity

D

800-544-6666

Ignore prompt for social security number; press ###.

First Nat'l Bank of Omaha

F

888-530-3626

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

FreeCreditReport.com

F

877-481-6825 @

Press 51 at prompt.

GE Finance CareCredit

F

866-893-7864

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

GE MONEY BANK

F

877-317-5544

Press 1, then don't press or say anything.

GMAC

F

800-200-4622

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Goldman Sachs Mutual Funds

C

800-762-5035

Direct to human.

H&R Block Advisors

F

866-295-7912

Press 3; at prompt press 2.

HSBC

F

800-477-6000

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

ING Direct

B

800-464-3473

Direct to human.

John Hancock

F

800-732-5543

Press 2; at prompt press 0.

JP Morgan Chase

F

800-392-5749

Press 131.

Mellon Investor

F

800-522-6645

Press #.

Merrill Lynch

D

800-637-7455

Say "Advisor".

MetLife Bank

F

866-226-5638

Press 000 rapidly and repeatedly, ignoring messages.

Moneygram

F

800-926-9400

Press 0.

Morgan Stanley

F

800-869-3326

Press 00.

NY Life Retirement Svcs.

F

800-586-1413

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

PNC Bank

F

888-762-2265

Press * at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Primerica

F

800-544-5445

Press 0.

Principal Financial

F

800-547-7754

Enter social security #, then press 0.

Prudential Annuity

F

888-778-2888

Press ** at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Prudential Financial

F

800-778-3932

Direct to human.

Sallie Mae

F

888-272-5543

Press 00 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Smith Barney Benefitaccess

F

888-822-6067

Press 0.

Sovereign Bank

D

877-768-2265

Don't press or say anything.

State Farm Bank

F

877-734-2265

Say "operator" at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Student Loan Corp.

F

800-967-2400

Press 5.

Student Loan People

F

888-250-6401

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

SunTrust

F

800-786-8787

Press # rapidly and repeatedly.

T. Rowe Price

F

800-922-9945

Say "operator" at each prompt, ignoring messages.

TD Ameritrade

F

800-934-4448

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Textron Financial

D

800-388-1826 @

Direct to human.

TIAA-CREF

F

800-842-2733

Don't press or say anything.

TransUnion

F

800-916-8800

Press 2 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Upromise

F

888-434-9111

Press 0.

US Bank

F

800-872-2657

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

USAA Investment Mgmt

F

800-531-8448

Press 0# at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Vanguard Funds

D

800-662-2739

Press 0.

Wachovia

F

800-922-4684

Press 00 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Washington Mutual

F

800-788-7000

When prompted, press 1 to take survey or 2 to opt out; press # at each prompt thereafter, ignoring messages.

Wells Fargo

F

800-869-3557

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Western Union

F

800-634-1311

Press *##.

US Government

Grade

Contact

Get Human Customer Service

Centers for Disease Control

F

800-232-4636

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

US Citizenship & Immigration

F

800-375-5283

Select language; press 2; press 4; at prompt press 0.

US Dept. of Edu - Financial Aid

F

800-433-3243

Select language then press *0.

US Dept. of Edu - Loans

F

800-848-0979

Don't press or say anything.

US Dept. of State - Passports

F

877-487-2778

Select language and then press 10.

US Dept. of Transportation

F

800-832-5660 @

Press 000.

US Dept. of Veterans Affairs

F

800-827-1000

Press 10.

US FBI

B

202-324-3000

Direct to human.

US Federal Trade Commission

F

877-382-4357

Press 450 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

US Fish & Wildlife

F

800-344-9453

Press 0.

US Food & Drug Admin

F

301-827-4573

Press 1.

US Homeland Security - FEMA

F

800-621-3362 @

At first prompt, select language; press 00.

US IRS

F

800-829-1040

Don't press or say anything.

US Mint

F

800-872-6468

Press 0.

US Social Security Admin

F

800-772-1213

Press 1; press 0 at each prompt, until SS# is requested; enter SS#.

White House

B

202-456-1414 @

Direct to human.

US Hardware

Grade

Contact

Get Human Customer Service

Apple

F

800-275-2273

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Belkin Tech Support

F

800-223-5546 @

At prompt press 2263; press 1 at each prompt thereafter.

Brother International

F

800-284-4329

Press 7.

Compaq

F

800-652-6672

Say "operator" at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Dell Sales

F

800-624-9897

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Dell Tech Support

F

800-624-9896

Press 3; say "agent" at each additional prompt, ignoring messages.

Epson

D

800-533-3731

Direct to human.

Fujitsu PC Support

F

800-385-4878

Press 00.

Gateway Computers

F

800-846-2000

Press 4; say "no" at each additional prompt.

Hewlett-Packard

F

800-474-6836

Say "agent" at each prompt, ignoring messages.

IBM

F

800-426-4968

Direct to human.

Linksys

F

800-326-7114

Press 1; at prompt press ###.

Logitech

F

702-269-3457

Press 2000.

Palm

F

800-881-7256

Press 1; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 2.

Toshiba

F

800-457-7777

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Xerox

F

800-822-2979

Press 0.

US Insurance

Grade

Contact

Get Human Customer Service

AARP Healthcare

F

800-523-5800

Press 1; at prompt press 4.

Aetna

F

800-738-7674

Say "member"; press *0.

AFLAC

F

800-992-3522

Press #; at prompt press #; at prompt press #; at prompt press 3.

AIG

F

877-638-4244

Direct to human.

Allstate

F

800-255-7828

Press * at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield

D

877-526-3425

Say "get associate" at prompt.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid

F

800-999-1118

Press 1000.

Ceridian Benefit Svcs.

F

800-877-7994

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

CIGNA

F

800-849-9000

Press ##.

Delta Dental

F

888-335-8227

After language option, press 2 for existing or 3 for new account.

Farmer's Insurance

F

800-435-7764

Do not press or say anything, ignoring messages.

GEICO

F

800-841-3000

At prompt press 6; at prompt press 1; at prompt press 5; at prompt press #.

Great West Health

F

800-663-8081

Press 1; at prompt press 1; press 4 at each prompt thereafter, ignoring messages.

Humana Medicare Claims

F

800-457-4708

Press *; at prompt press *; at prompt press 0; at prompt press 0; at prompt press *.

Liberty Mutual (Claims)

F

800-225-2467 @

Press 10.

Medco Insurance

F

800-251-7690 @

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Medicare

F

800-633-4227

Say "agent."

MetLife

F

800-560-5001

Press ####.

Nationwide Insurance Claims

F

800-421-3535

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Northwestern Mutual

F

800-388-8123

Press 0; press 1 to participate or 2 to decline survey.

NY Life Benefit Services

D

800-294-3575

Press 0.

Principal Life

F

800-247-4695

Press 1; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 0; at prompt press 0.

Progressive Insurance

F

800-776-4737

Press 000.

Secure Horizons

F

800-228-2144

Say "prospective member".

State Farm Auto Insurance

F

877-734-2265

At prompt, say "insurance."

Travelers Insurance

F

800-252-4633

Don't press or say anything.

UnitedHealth

F

800-585-6586

Select type. Say "Representative" three times.

USAA

F

800-531-6095

Press 000#; at prompt press #.

US Internet

Grade

Contact

Get Human Customer Service

1-800-FLOWERS.COM

B

800-716-4851

Direct to human.

Amazon.com

F

800-201-7575

Don't press or say anything.

America Online

F

800-827-6364

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

AT&T Worldnet

F

800-400-1447

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Barnes & Noble.com

F

800-843-2665 @

Press 16.

Bellsouth FastAccess DSL

F

888-321-2375

Press 1; at prompt press 1; at prompt press 1; at prompt press 1; at prompt press 2, ignoring messages.

Blockbuster Online

F

866-692-2789

Press 11.

Buy.com

F

800-800-0800

Don't press or say anything.

CompuServe

F

800-848-8990

Press 1211.

Costco.com

F

800-955-2292

Press 55.

Earthlink

F

888-327-8454

Press 1; press 0 at each prompt thereafter, ignoring messages.

eBay

F

800-322-9266

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages. See also.

GoDaddy.com

F

480-505-8899

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Google

F

650-623-4000

Press 0.

Google AdWords

C

866-246-6453

Press 22.

Hughesnet

F

866-347-3292

Press 2.

Juno

F

888-839-5866

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

MSN

F

800-386-5550

Say "agent" at each prompt, until offered a representative; say "yes."

Napster

F

800-839-4210

Press 33; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 2.

NetFlix

F

888-638-3549

Press 0 at each prompt.

Netscape

F

866-541-8233

Press 000.

NetZero

F

866-841-1442

Press #### at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Overstock.com

F

800-843-2446

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

PayPal

F

888-221-1161

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages. See also.

People PC

F

800-736-7537 @

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

SBC DSL support

F

877-722-3755

Say "sales".

Sprint Broadband Direct

F

888-996-0001

Press 00.

Target Online

F

800 591-3869

Press 1; don't press or say anything, ignoring messages.

Time Warner Road Runner

877-318-8333

Direct to human.

Ubid.com

F

800-317-7995

Hold for representative.

Verizon DSL

F

800-567-6789

Say "agent" at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Verizon FiOS

F

888-553-1555

At prompt say "operator"; at prompt say "yes"; at prompt say "operator"; at prompt say "yes."

Wal-Mart.com

F

800-966-6546

Press * at each prompt, ignoring messges.

Yahoo Personal Email

F

866-492-4664

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages. FYI, cost is $24.99 per issue.

Yahoo Small Business

F

866-562-7219

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

US Mobile

Grade

Contact

Get Human Customer Service

Alltel Wireless

F

800-255-8351

Press 00 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Boost Mobile

F

888-266-7848

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Cellular One

F

888-910-9191

Press 4.

Cingular Wireless (AT&T)

F

800-331-0500

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Cingular Wireless Warranty Dept.

F

800-801-1101

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Metro PCS

F

888-863-8768

Press #43.

Motorola

C

800-331-6456

Press 00.

Simple Freedom

F

800-335-6401

Press #0#0.

Sony Ericsson Mobile

F

866-766-9374

Select language.

Sprint - Nextel

F

800-639-6111

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Sprint Mobile

F

877-349-4413

Direct to human.

SunCom

F

800-786-7378

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

T-Mobile

D

877-537-7389

Direct to human.

Tech SupportT-Mobile >

C

877-369-4588

Direct to human.

Tracfone

F

800-323-2366

Direct to human.

U.S. Cellular

F

888-944-9400

Press 0.

Verizon Wireless

F

800-922-0204

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Virgin Mobile

F

888 292 8223 @

TBD

Wirefly

F

888-843-2485

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

US Pharmacy

Grade

Contact

Get Human Customer Service

AARP MedicareRxPlan

F

888-867-5575

Press 1; hold through message.

AARP Pharmacy Services

F

800-289-8849

Press 1; hold through message.

Aetna Rx Home Delivery

D

800-227-5720

Press 0.

Caremark

F

800-262-7890

Press 0.

CVS.com

F

888-607-4287

Press 0.

Drugstore.com

D

800-378-4786

Press 2; at prompt press 5.

Express Scripts

F

800-206-4005

Press 0.

Humana

F

800-448-6262 @

At prompts say "member," "pharmacy," "prescription benefits"; give invalid ID.

Medco Pharmacy

F

800-987-5269 @

Say "representative" at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Omron Healthcare

F

877-216-1333

Don't press or say anything.

Rite Aid

F

800-748-3243

Don't press or say anything.

Walgreens

D

877-250-5823

Direct to human.

US Products

Grade

Contact

Get Human Customer Service

AARP

F

888-687-2277

Press 0.

AT&T Business

800-750-2355

Press * at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Baby Bjorn

F

866-424-0200 @

Press 2.

Black & Decker

F

800-544-6986

Direct to human.

BMG Music

F

317-692-9200

Press #.

Bosch Power Tools

F

877-267-2499

Press 100.

Bose

B

800-444-2673

Direct to human.

Briggs & Stratton

F

414-259-5262

Press 0 at prompt.

Canon USA

F

800-828-4040

At prompt press *; at prompt press 0.

Casio

F

800-706-2534

Press 3.

Columbia House DVD

F

888-467-7404 @

Press 1 for English; then don't press or say anything, ignoring messages.

Dirt Devil

F

800-321-1134

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Eddie Bauer

B

800-426-8020

Press 1.

Entertainment Weekly

F

866-228-1183

Say "agent." Say "yes."

Eureka Vacuum

F

800-438-7352

Press 17.

Evenflo

F

800-233-5921 @

Press 4.

Fischer-Price

F

800-432-5437

Do not press or say anything, ignoring messages.

Frigidaire Parts

F

800-599-7569

Press 3.

FTD

F

800-736-3383

Press 2.

GE Appliances

F

800-626-2005

Press 000.

Geek Squad

F

800-433-5778

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Goodyear Tire

F

800-321-2136

Press 1; at prompt press 5.

Graco

F

800-345-4109 @

Press 0.

Hitachi

F

800-448-2244 @

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Holmes

F

800-284-3267

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Honeywell

F

800-468-1502

Press 11900.

Hoover

F

800-944-9202

Press 52.

John Deere

D

800-537-8233

Press 1; at prompt press 4.

Johnson & Johnson

F

800-526-3967

Press 0.

JVC America

F

800-252-5722

Press 3.

Kensington Tech Support

F

800-535-4242

Press 11.

KitchenAid

F

800-422-1230

Press 3420.

Kodak

D

800-235-6325

Press #.

Kodak Gallery (Ofoto)

F

800-360-9098

Say "agent."

Kolcraft

F

800-453-7673 @

Direct to human.

Lexmark

F

800-539-6275

Press 1.

Little Tikes

F

800-321-0183

Press 11.

Magnavox

F

800-705-2000

Select language. Say "agent."

Mattel

F

800-524-8697

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Maytag

F

800-462-9824

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

McAfee

F

888-847-8766

Press #40.

Memorex Electronics

F

800-919-3647

Press 333.

Money Magazine

F

800-633-9970

Don't press or say anything.

Nautilus (Bowflex)

F

800-628-8458

Press 3; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 4.

Netgear

F

888-638-4327 @

At prompt press 41.

New York Times

F

800-698-4637 @

Press 500.

Newsweek

F

800-631-1040

Press 0.

Nikon Service

F

800-645-6687

Press 4 at prompt.

Nintendo

F

800-255-3700

Press 0.

Nokia

F

888-665-4228

Press 1.

Olympus - Digital

F

888-553-4448

Press 5; at prompt press 0.

Panasonic

F

800-211-7262

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

PC World

F

800-234-3498

Press *; at prompt press 2.

People Magazine

F

866-365-1620

Press 0.

PepsiCo

F

800-433-2652

Press 0.

PETCO

D

888-824-7257

Don't press or say anything.

Philips Electronics

F

888-744-5477

Say "agent."

Pitney Bowes Equipment

F

800-522-0020

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Poland Spring

F

800-950-9396

Say "representative" at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Polaroid

F

800-343-5000

Press 0.

Procter & Gamble

F

800-331-3774

Press 1.

RCA / Thompson Electronics

F

877-794-7977

Press 2.

Reader's Digest

F

800-304-2807

Press 0.

Samsung

F

800-726-7864

Press 2; at prompt press 1; at prompt press 3; at prompt press 3.

Sharp

F

800-237-4277

Press 1132.

Sony / Playstation

F

800-222-7669

Say "agent"; at prompt say "agent"; at prompt press 1; at prompt press 1.

Sports Illustrated

F

800-284-8800 @

Press ###, ignoring messages.

Teleflora

F

800-835-3356 @

Press 2.

Texas Instruments

F

800-842-2737

Press 0 # and hold.

Ticketmaster

F

Local

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Time Magazine

F

800-843-8463

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

TomTom

F

866-486-6866

Press 1.

TV Guide

F

800-866-1400

Say "customer service" twice.

USA Today

F

800-872-0001

Press 0.

Wall Street Journal

F

800-568-7625 @

Press 0 at prompt; press # at prompt; press # at prompt.

Washington Post

F

800-627-1150 @

Don't press or say anything.

Whirlpool

F

800-253-1301

Press 421; at prompt press #.

Xbox

F

800-469-9269

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

US Shipping

Grade

Contact

Get Human Customer Service

DHL Express

D

800-225-5345

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

FedEx

D

800-463-3339

Say "representative" at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Union Pacific

F

800-877-5123

Press #.

UPS

F

800-742-5877

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

UPS (International)

F

800-782-7892

Say "Agent" at prompt.

US Postal Service

F

800-275-8777

Press 5 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

US Software

Grade

Contact

Get Human Customer Service

Adobe Systems

F

800-833-6687

At prompt, press 1.

Computer Associates

F

877-694-8509

Press 2.

Intuit

F

800-811-8766

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Microsoft Tech Support

F

800-642-7676

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

QuickBooks

F

888-729-1996

Press 0.

Symantec

D

800-441-7234

At prompt press 00; at prompt press 00; at prompt press 00; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 4; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 2.

US Stores

Grade

Contact

Get Human Customer Service

Ace Hardware

F

866-290-5334

Press 0.

Advance Auto Parts

F

800-314-4243

Press 0.

Barnes & Noble

D

800-422-7717

Direct to human.

Bed, Bath & Beyond

F

800-462-3966

Press 4; hold.

Best Buy

F

888-237-8289

Press 2.

BJ's Wholesale Club

F

800-257-2582

Press 0#.

Blockbuster

F

214-854-3000

Press 22.

Borders

F

888-812-6657

Press 0.

Cabela's

B

800-237-4444

Direct to human.

Circuit City

F

800-843-2489

Press 0.

CompUSA

F

800-266-7872 @

Press 33.

CompUSA erebates

F

888-716-8555

Press **.

Costco

F

800-220-6000

Press 55.

Dillard's

A

800-345-5273

Direct to human.

Disney Shopping

F

800-328-0368

Press 0.

Home Depot

F

800-793-3768

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Home Shopping Net

F

800-284-3100

Press 0.

Ikea

F

800-434-4532

Press 0 quickly and repeatedly.

JC Penney Catalog

D

800-222-6161

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Kmart

F

866-562-7848

Press 12.

Lands End

A

800-743-9706

Direct to human.

LL Bean

A

800-441-5713

Direct to human.

Lowe's

F

800-445-6937

Press 0.

Macy's

F

800-289-6229

Press 4; press *# at each prompt thereafter.

Nordstrom

888-282-6060

Direct to human.

Office Depot

F

888-463-3768

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

OfficeMax

F

800-283-7674

Press 2.

OfficeMax Rebates

F

866-765-5702

Press 2; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 2; enter fake phone #; press 1 to confirm; press 1 to confirm.

Pottery Barn

F

888-779-5176

Don't press or say anything.

QVC

F

800-367-9444

Press 0.

Radio Shack

F

800-843-7422 @

Press 0; at prompt press 0.

Rent-A-Center

F

800-422-8186

Press 1.

Sam's Club

F

800-964-1917

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Sears

F

800-469-4663

Press 0 three times.

Sears Delivery

F

800-732-7747

Press 95111.

Staples

D

800-333-3330

Don't press or say anything.

Staples Easy Rebates

F

877-266-6483

Wait for "main menu" then press 0 * *.

Starbucks Coffee

F

800-782-7282

Press 0.

Target

F

800 591-3869

Press 2; don't press or say anything, ignoring messages.

The Company Store

F

800-285-3696 @

Press 0.

Timberland

C

888-802-9947

Press 0.

TJ Maxx

F

800-926-6299

Don't press or say anything.

Toys ''R'' Us

F

800-869-7787

Press 1; at prompt press 2; at prompt press 7; at prompt press 2; hold through requests.

TrueValue

F

773-695-5000

Press 0 and ask for customer service.

Victoria's Secret

F

800-411-5116

Press 0 at each prompt.

Wal-Mart

F

800-925-6278

Press 1433.

Williams-Sonoma

B

877-812-6235

Don't press or say anything.

US Telco

Grade

Contact

Get Human Customer Service

AT&T

F

800-288-2747

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

BellSouth

F

888-757-6500

Press *0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Comcast

F

800-266-2278

Press * at each prompt, ignoring messages.

MCI

F

888-624-5622

Press 2 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Qwest

F

800-244-1111

Press 1; say "operator" at all subsequent prompts.

Sprint Long Distance

F

800-877-4646

Press 000 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Talk America

F

800-291-9699 @

Say "Agent"; confirm phone number; say "agent" at each prompt thereafter.

Verizon (land line)

F

800-483-3000

Don't press or say anything.

Verizon Billing

F

888-780-3964

When prompted for phone number, say "Operator." Repeat if necessary.

Verizon Business

F

888-649-9500

Say "representative" at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Verizon Fraud

C

888-483-7200

Direct to human.

Verizon Repair

F

800-275-2355

Direct to human at times, otherwise press 00.

Vonage

C

866-243-4357

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

US Travel

Grade

Contact

Get Human Customer Service

Air Canada

F

888-247-2262

Press 1; at prompt press 0; at prompt press 0; at prompt press 0.

AirTran Airlines

F

800-204-5695

Press 0.

Alaska Air

F

800-252-7522

Press #.

Alitalia

F

800-223-5730 @

Press *.

American Airlines

F

800-433-7300

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

American Airlines Baggage

F

800-535-5225

Press 7.

Amtrak

F

877-444-4773

Direct to human.

Best Western

B

800-780-7234

Direct to human.

British Airways

F

800-247-9297

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Carnival Cruise

F

800-929-6400

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Celebrity Cruises

F

800-647-2251 @

Press 0.

CheapTickets

F

800-755-4333

Don't press or say anything; when offered customer service say "Yes."

CheapTrips

F

800-211-5119

Direct to human.

Comfort Inn

A

877-424-6423

Direct to human.

Continental Airlines

F

800-784-4444

Press 00 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Days Inn

A

800-329-7466

Direct to human.

Delta Airlines

F

800-221-1212

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Disney Cruise Line

F

800-951-3532 @

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Disneyland Resort

F

714-781-4000

Direct to human.

Expedia

F

800-397-3342

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Four Points by Sheraton

F

888-625-5144

Press 17.

Greyhound

F

800-231-2222 @

Press 26.

Hampton Inn

C

800-426-7866

Direct to human.

Hilton HHonors

F

800-548-8690 @

Press 5 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Holiday Inn

D

800-465-4329

Press 0; at prompt press 0.

Hotels.com

F

800-346-8357

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring prompts.

Hotwire

F

866-468-9473

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Hyatt Corporation

A

888-591-1234

Direct to human.

JetBlue Airways

B

800-538-2583

Press 0.

Le Meridien

F

888-625-5144

Press 13.

Lufthansa

C

800-399-5838

Direct to human.

Luxury Collection Hotels

F

888-625-5144

Press 15.

Mariott Rewards

F

800-321-7396 @

Press 0.

Marriot International

F

800-228-9290

Press 0 at each prompt, ignoring prompts.

Midwest Airlines

F

800-452-2022

Press **.

Motel 6

B

800-466-8356

Direct to human.

Northwest Airlines

F

800-225-2525

Press 3 at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Northwest Airlines WorldPerks

F

800-447-3757

At prompts say "WorldPerks," "agent," "yes," "agent," "yes."

Norwegian Cruise Line

F

866-234-0292

Don't press or say anything.

Orbitz

D

888-656-4546

Press # at each prompt, ignoring messages.

Priceline

F

800-774-2354

At prompt press 1; at prompt press 1; at prompt enter phone number #; at prompt enter phone number #; at prompt enter phone number #.

Princess Cruise Line

F

800-774-6237 @

Press 0.

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