Who pays for shipping an item for repair or replacement? SquareTrade provides free 2-way shipping for smaller items. For larger items, SquareTrade will schedule convenient on-site repairs at your location. SquareTrade covers 100% of the shipping cost. Updated on May 18, 2018 Was this article helpful? Yes No Related Articles Who performs repair service for SquareTrade? When does my Extended Warranty coverage begin? When do I receive a copy of my Extended Warranty contract? When can I add Extended Warranty coverage to a product? What products are eligible for Extended Warranty coverage? What items are eligible for on-site service?