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10-31-2020 04:56 AM
I wish to protest at the recent email from HP Instant Ink announcing an apparently arbitrary increase in plan fees from end of November. My Frequent Printing (300 pages) Plan is going up from £7.99 per month to £9.99 - an increase of 25% when the UK CPI inflation is only 0.5%! Furthermore other plans (Occasional. Moderate, Heavy & High Volume) are not being increased at all!
As a previously happy and very satisfied HP customer I now feel victimised and disappointed for what seems to be a opportunistic fee increase (an extra 300 roll over pages just doesn't cut the mustard). How can HP possibly justify this inflation busting increase?
12-02-2020 12:41 AM
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12-07-2020 05:53 AM
i have this issue as well. I have only just picked this up. how does hp justify this? we consistantly use less than 300 pages monthly. has any one else challenged this? Definately not happy to pay £120.00 annually
12-07-2020 06:06 AM
12-24-2020 03:54 AM
I completely agree with the OP - 25% is a mammoth hike.
And i don't even recall getting an email about it, so was surprised to find the increase in my Dec invoice.
The response by an HP rep has left me flabberghasted:
"I understand your concern. However, these are the revised plans and prices. You may downgrade the plan if you like to. For more info, refer to HP Instant Ink home page."
Basically, these are our new prices. If you don't like it, tough.
Shocking behaviour, HP - although not at all out of character for you.
01-03-2021 05:04 AM
I'm in the same position. I didn't get any notification of the increase or any justification. First thing I noticed is when I got the bill. The 25% increase, the way it's handled and the response from the agent are outrageous.
My printer is on the blink and I was looking for a new one. Time to consider other brands if HP treat their customers like this.
01-16-2021 08:04 AM
I totally agree. Its all well and good that an additional 300 pages can carry over to the next month but if we weren't going to use most of the 300 pages we would've gone for a lower plan. It might be time to look for an alternative.
01-20-2021 04:12 AM
Frankly this is appalling ! I also discovered this increase by accident when reviewing this months bill.
I’m certainly reviewing my usage and will probably end up changing something ie printer or ink supplier.