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 November 29, 2021 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?