I can only second all the comments about not joining them.
I have been their customer for quite a while and have rarely experienced a slower and more complex user interface than theirs. Their pro-SOPA attitude and their chauvinistic commercials are also not exactly appealing to many customers, let alone their ceo proudly slaughtering elephants in Africa (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/0..._n_843121.html
As many already pointed out a more than viable alternative is namecheap.com
, which has a good customer service and decent fees, respectively I recently discovered nameѕilo.com
, which has an even more straight-forwarding pricing structure and fast support responses as well.