Apple's 'Back to School' Promotion in Australia and New Zealand Offers Free Beats Headphones

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Apple today launched its annual "Back to School" promotion in Australia and New Zealand, offering higher education students, faculty members, parents of students, and select other staff a free pair of Beats Solo2 on-ear headphones with the purchase of a qualifying Mac with education pricing between February 3 and March 21.

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Eligible models include the iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac Pro, including configure-to-order versions, while the Mac mini and refurbished Macs do not qualify for the offer. The eligible Mac must be purchased from the online Apple Store for Education or by calling 133-622 in Australia or 0800-692-7753 in New Zealand.

The qualifying student or faculty member will receive one pair of free Beats Solo2 on-ear headphones in Gloss Black, Gloss White, Gloss Red, or Gloss Blue, as an instant credit. Apple also offers a credit of AU$259.95 or NZ$339.95 for Beats Solo2 Wireless on-ear headphones, with the customer responsible for paying the remaining difference.

Apple's "Back to School" promotion in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and elsewhere last July and August also offered students a free pair of Beats Solo2 headphones with a qualifying Mac purchase. Last year, students in Australia and New Zealand were offered an Apple gift card worth between $25 and $100 with the purchase of a qualifying Mac, iPad, or iPhone.

Read the terms in conditions in Australia and New Zealand for complete details.

Top Rated Comments

sp3k0psv3t Avatar
63 months ago
Free is free.

Thanks Apple. You don't like them - sell them.

Good all around.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
adam9c1 Avatar
63 months ago
How lame,

They could have at least go back to iTunes gift cards...
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bstpierre Avatar
63 months ago
I like my Beats Studio Wireless headphones just fine. A coworker had me try his Bose wireless noise canceling headphones. He was telling me how well the noise cancellation worked on the plane.

After further research I learned that Bose offers wireless OR noise cancellation, not both in one headset. I didn't tell my coworker.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
OllyW Avatar
63 months ago

And then when they iPhone 7 comes out they won't work anymore :)

The headphones will still work, it's the phone that's been crippled. ;)
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Dilster3k Avatar
63 months ago
No, no & no. Nobody wants Beats, what a lacklustre deal!
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SpasticPat Avatar
63 months ago
And then when they iPhone 7 comes out they won't work anymore :)
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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