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Apple have stopped giving 3 year warranty on student deals.

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6y, 7m agoPosted 6 years, 7 months ago
So I went to buy a macbook the other day and the bloke said do you want Apple Care? I said no, I thought you get a 3 year warranty with any Apple computer purchased as a student.... Apparently not.
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6y, 7m agoPosted 6 years, 7 months ago
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#1
hardly surprising
#2
I was surprised as they were offering it last time I checked. I guess maybe it's changed due to the financial year changing. Apple Care is £47 :(
#3
I believe Apple have been doing this for while. They offer one year with all of there products - extended warranty is an extra charge! I do think the student rate of £47 for 2yrs Applecare is quite reasonable considering it's almost £200 if your not a student! Sure if your going o spend so much on your Mac, £47 is nothing... I certainly bought my Applecare at the student rate and have no regrets ;-)
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Pr3cious18
I believe Apple have been doing this for while. They offer one year with all of there products - extended warranty is an extra charge! I do think the student rate of £47 for 2yrs Applecare is quite reasonable considering it's almost £200 if your not a student! Sure if your going o spend so much on your Mac, £47 is nothing... I certainly bought my Applecare at the student rate and have no regrets ;-)


This it true, they stopped it ages ago, but in all fairness i was not fazed by £47 for 3 years warranty on something that costs nearly £1000, if anything its a great price considering its over £200 for none students
#5
I bought a macbook pro in late october and they gave me it then for free so it must have just stopped
#6
mds1256
I bought a macbook pro in late october and they gave me it then for free so it must have just stopped


I bought my imac in december and it had stopped then, :thumbsup:
#7
They DO offer it, but only online, only for HE, and it must be bought through your university network.

They are VERY cagey about it but i phoned up to check and it's true. They don't offer it in store though, even with proof of Higher Education.
#8
As sweetberryjam said, buy online through the Apple Higher Education store and the AppleCare is free, but in store with the Higher Education discount and they charge you £47 or so for the AppleCare.
Another point is that when I was looking into getting a Mac the instore HE price was cheaper than the online HE price (I think different unis have different rates) so you're best off looking into all the options.


Edited By: sickly sweet on Nov 22, 2010 01:28

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