AppleCare+ With Theft and Loss Coverage Expands to the United Kingdom and Australia

Apple has expanded AppleCare+ with Theft and Loss coverage, which includes up to two incidents of theft or loss of an iPhone, to the United Kingdom and Australia.

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Offered as an additional plan to customers in the United States, Japan, Germany, and now also the United Kingdom and Australia, ‌AppleCare‌+ with Theft and Loss coverage can help customers who unfortunately have had their devices stolen or lost get a replacement without having to pay the full cost of a new device. The plan requires customers to have to Find My ‌iPhone‌ enabled on their device when it was lost or stolen.

In the United Kingdom, ‌AppleCare‌+ with Theft and Loss coverage will cost £11.99 a month or £239 per year, with an additional excess fee of £109 to replace an ‌iPhone‌. In Australia, ‌AppleCare‌+ with Theft and Loss costs $15.99 per month or $319 per year, with an additional $229 for specific incidents of theft or loss.

‌AppleCare‌+ with Theft and Loss is offered alongside the standard ‌AppleCare‌+ package, which lacks coverage for theft and loss incidents.

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Top Rated Comments

5883662 Avatar
37 months ago
Who in their right mind would spend that much on this? Standard home contents insurance would cover this.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mw360 Avatar
37 months ago

its interesting to see peoples views on these.

You’re paying £239 for the insurance and then £109 when you claim.

Maybe if you’ve a pro max with 1TB of storage that’s a good deal, but if it’s a base model pro that originally cost £949 but at the point of loss is probably worth a lot less I’m not convinced.
If you can afford to replace your phone yourself, you shouldn't be outsourcing 'peace of mind' especially not to a company with margins like Apple. Just keep the premiums and run your own mini insurance company for yourself. You'll come out on top in the end.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
KrisLord Avatar
37 months ago
its interesting to see peoples views on these.

You’re paying £239 for the insurance and then £109 when you claim.

Maybe if you’ve a pro max with 1TB of storage that’s a good deal, but if it’s a base model pro that originally cost £949 but at the point of loss is probably worth a lot less I’m not convinced.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Xtir Avatar
37 months ago

The U.K. is a crazy so many people have there phones stolen from where I live
The U.K. is a crazy what? They have stolen phones from where do you live? Scotland? Nairobi? Indonesia?
I'm getting confused..
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Shanghaichica Avatar
37 months ago

The U.K. is a crazy so many people have there phones stolen from where I live
I’ve only ever had my phone stolen once. It was in the tube in London. It was my iPhone 4 in 2012. I had it in my pocket. My pocket was picked. I was reading on my kindle and was distracted. I learnt a few lessons that day. Have a passcode on your phone. Have find my iPhone switched on. Secure your phone. Don’t have it in a pocket where someone can easily pick it. Especially on a crowded tube. Have insurance.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SnowLucas Avatar
37 months ago

its interesting to see peoples views on these.

You’re paying £239 for the insurance and then £109 when you claim.

Maybe if you’ve a pro max with 1TB of storage that’s a good deal, but if it’s a base model pro that originally cost £949 but at the point of loss is probably worth a lot less I’m not convinced.
Also seems expensive. You can get a Nationwide Flex Plus account with similar terms but covering multiple phones and all kinds of other thing like car breakdown and travel insurance for £13 a month.

Other banks do similar things. I realise not everyone can get that account but the value proposition of this seems poor.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)