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STUDENT Macbook Pro 13.3" £650 @ Apple (Phone Only)
STUDENT Macbook Pro 13.3" £650 @ Apple (Phone Only)

STUDENT Macbook Pro 13.3" £650 @ Apple (Phone Only)

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Supposedly only open to students. You might have a hard time getting the rebate if you try and cheat. I bought a Macbook Pro 13.3" as I thought it was best value for money, but it should work with other's too. Probably the Macbook Air is the 2nd best option. Here it goes:

1. Phone Apple on 0800 072 1154 (if I recall correctly, press 1 then 1, don't quote me on that though!)
2. Tell them your uni and your name.
3. Ask for a Macbook Pro 13.3" and iPod Touch 8GB with the £145 rebate offer.

** Macbook Pro @ £772.80 (THAT'S RIGHT, NOT £845.25 AS IT SAYS ON THE LINK)
** iPod Touch 8GB @ £165.00
TOTAL: £937.80

**** I also purchased a 3-year extended warranty "AppleCare Protection Plan" for £46, which is uber-cheap compared to the £195 they usually charge ****

My order has been dispatched, this is how far I am so far, but I don't forsee any problems with the next 2 steps:

4. You will be instructed on the phone NOT to throw away your iPod Touch packaging. Submit an online rebate claim for £145 for your iPod Touch 8GB: input.media.euro.apple.com/uk/…ol/

TOTAL: £792.80 (£937.80 - £145.00)

5. Sell your iPod Touch on eBay for ~£142.80 (:P) net

TOTAL: £650.00 (£792.80 - £142.80)



Maybe a little optimistic with the iPod touch eBay price, but I think £650 is exceptionally good!! I would highly suggest taking the 3-year warranty (it also includes tech support) as I was explicity told by the representative on the phone that the contract *IS* transferable if you sell the laptop to someone else.

If you have any problems you could try asking to speak to Annmarie as that is the person I dealt with directly and she was very helpful.

I went out today and when I got back I had several emails... my laptop and ipod were dispatched, and I also had a request for a digital image of my student ID card or university acceptance letter.

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realblender;6151202

its a mac - - this site is about value for money - cold ;-)i dont think … its a mac - - this site is about value for money - cold ;-)i dont think you should factor in the price of selling your touch in this deal -- list it as a freebie is better

Well... if you want to sell the Macbook as well, I think you could get a clean profit of around £100 for the whole thing.

how is it different from the online method? i mean by accessing the apple site from uni network?

nuabdi;6151215

how is it different from the online method? i mean by accessing the apple … how is it different from the online method? i mean by accessing the apple site from uni network?


cos if not a student u cant access the apple site from uni network but u can phone from any phone, but im sure they will ask u for prooff :-D

cheapest educational macbook pro is £845, and standard macbook is £703...even on the phone it will be the same.

Need to state the price paid as the main price, not a theoretical 'price' after selling on your bits. (not YOUR bits, I mean the itouch)

Feel free to sell your bits too, if that's your thing, but deals should stand on their own merit of the purchase price.

exactly what i did 2 months ago. But you will be lucky to get £130 for the iPod, especially as there are new ones being launched in about 2 weeks. And don't forget the paypal/eBay fees.

oh yeah and i am sure that laptops bought in educational store already get a 3 year warranty! I know mines definitely has. As did my previous macbook (got a free new topcase when it was 2.5 years old)

But overall, it's the best way to get a macbook pro right now. And it is DEFINITELY worth the money!

awoodhall2003;6151429

cheapest educational macbook pro is £845, and standard macbook is … cheapest educational macbook pro is £845, and standard macbook is £703...even on the phone it will be the same.



No, the cheapest educational macbook pro is £772 as listed on the higher education website- you need to be on your campus network, or find a link online :thumbsup:

realblender;6151206

:thumbsup: Sounds good. [SIZE="4"]The cheap warranty is the real … :thumbsup: Sounds good. [SIZE="4"]The cheap warranty is the real winner[/SIZE].



If you buy from the apple online higher education site, you automatically get the 3 years service and parts warranty, plus the standard 1 year phone support warranty. The extra £45 you pay for applecare is basically an extra £45 for 2 years of phone support. IMO, I think this is pointless, as if there's something wrong with it, then you should just take it into the store (which you can for the next 3 years from purchase date) and get them to check it out............unless you live miles from an apple store, in which case, it's probably worth it.

will_0407;6151809

No, the cheapest educational macbook pro is £772 as listed on the higher … No, the cheapest educational macbook pro is £772 as listed on the higher education website- you need to be on your campus network, or find a link online :thumbsup:



sorry your right, i thought i had logged in. our university has a proxy so you can log in from anywhere and be 'on their network' :thumbsup:

Or you can just walk into any Apple store with a UCAS letter or similar. This is old news, Apple's been doing it for ages.

And be aware that you will need to open the iPod box and cut out the serial numbers etc. to send to Apple, so that will reduce it's resale value.

This is a great offer for a quite powerful 13" laptop.

Jimmy2K4X;6152732

And be aware that you will need to open the iPod box and cut out the … And be aware that you will need to open the iPod box and cut out the serial numbers etc. to send to Apple, so that will reduce it's resale value.



Good point. I had to do this on mine (I knew I would). I'd be very surprised if you can sell your ipod online for £145- maybe to family/friends, but online the most you're likely to get is about £125 after any fees/postage
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