Google Canada Offers Free Nest Mini with Nest Aware Subscription Upgrades

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Last month Google rolled out new Nest Aware subscription plans in Canada, offer two plans from $8 to $16 per month, on a per home basis, instead of single cameras.

Nest Aware offers increased event video history and also 24/7 video history, depending on the plan. Many Canadians with multiple Nest cameras have upgraded over to the new plans and those who did so recently, found a freebie in their email inbox today.

“It’s nice to have a little extra,” explains the email from Google Canada. “Thank you for your recent order. Your new Nest Aware subscription qualified you for a Nest Mini on us,” adds the email.

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Users are told to enter a unique coupon code at checkout or click ‘Redeem now’, to be taken to the Google Canada store. From here, you get a choice of four Nest Mini colours to choose from, shipped free to your home. A Nest Mini is valued at $69 in Canada.

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The delivery dates as of writing for a free Nest Mini are stated as June 10-18, 2020.

For existing Nest Aware subscribers, upgrading to one of the newer plans below, will result in a prorated refund of your existing plan:

  • Nest Aware: $8/month (or $80/year; $6.67/mo) and 30 days of event video history
  • Nest Aware Plus: $16/month (or $160/year; $13.33/mo) and 60 days of event history and 10 days of 24/7 video history

Those with multiple Nest cameras opting for Nest Aware Plus at the annual pricing works out to $160 per year. If you take into account the $69 Nest Mini gift, your first year only works out $91, or $7.58 CAD per month.

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