Locate your mobile phone when you expect a high pressure sales pitch for additional services is forthcoming. Make sure the employee is occupied then slowly begin reclining your car seat and sliding your body out of sight. Quickly place a call to a family member or friend instructing them to call you back with a fake emergency when they receive a text from you. Hurry the transaction to a close.
When your oil change is complete and you begin feeling pressured to purchase additional services, complete these four easy steps. Step 1: Interrupt the employee mid sales pitch with, “Excuse me for one second”. Step 2: Reach for your industrial grade earmuffs and secure them in place over your ears. Step 3: Inform the employee that you can no longer hear them. Step 4: Enjoy the silence!
Slowly increase the volume of your car stereo so that you when reach the maximum level, it coincides with the start of the employee’s high pressure sales pitch for additional services. Open your car window and inform the employee that your car stereo is broken and you’ll be on your way with the service. Close your car window and lower the volume after leaving the establishment.
When you’re looking to defer a purchase decision to an inanimate object, look no further than your Magic 8 Ball. Locate your storage boxes marked, “1980′s Stuff” and dig out your trusted advisor from the past. Convey to the employee that the Magic 8 Ball has declared “Not at this time. Check back later.” Explain that the decision is out of your hands and be on your way.
Employees are easily scared off by the sight of large amounts of coin that they will have to roll in order to get their sales commission. Display the large bag of mixed coin prominently when additional services are presented with high pressure. Declare it is your only form of currency for anything in addition to your service. Miraculously, most of these additional services can now “Wait until next time”.