You can read the full reason at

If HP dropped the ball this badly for me and left me with a non-working laptop for 6 months, they are out of the game.

-> But are you moving across borders? If so, many makers have rules about out of country of purchase service. Electronics is fairly reliable but not enough to write it will work without any trouble for years. Be sure to get those warranties in hard copy so you know what they cover and where. Some folk get upset over the TTR numbers. TTR is Time To Repair. That is usually a week to longer. So be sure you know this going in.