Get 3rd Party hoods lor.
For 55-250mm and a piece of plastic spending so much? Want to help economy also not lidat mah. Haha! Unless you are buying for your very expensive L then worth everything.
FYI, I dun even own a hood for my 55-250.
I am stuck in an expensive hobby, but yet not willing to save myself
450D/17-50 F2.8 HSM OS/50 F1.8/430EXII/85 F1.8/BenroA300EX/55-250 IS/ 35mm F2