Apple's 2024 Back to School Sale Launches, Up to $150 Gift Card With Mac or iPad

Apple has launched its annual Back to School promotion for college students in the United States. This year's promotion offers a free Apple gift card with the purchase of an eligible Mac or iPad. Apple is also offering students 20% off AppleCare+ plans.

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Apple is offering a $150 gift card with any new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or iMac, and a $100 gift card with the purchase of any new M4 iPad Pro, M2 iPad Air, or Mac mini. The gift card can be used towards purchases of Apple products and accessories, App Store apps, subscriptions to services like Apple Music, iCloud+ storage, and more.

The offer is available through Apple's online education store and at Apple Store locations for students attending or accepted to a higher-education institution, faculty and staff of higher-education institutions, parents purchasing on behalf of an eligible student, employees of a K-12 institution, and select others.

Here are the promotions:

  • iMac ($150 gift card)
  • MacBook Air ($150 gift card)
  • MacBook Pro ($150 gift card)
  • Mac mini ($100 gift card)
  • iPad Pro 11-inch / 13-inch, M4 chip ($100 gift card)
  • iPad Air 11-inch / 13-inch, M2 chip ($100 gift card)

The promotion runs through September 30 in the U.S., according to Apple's terms and conditions. The free gift card is in addition to Apple's standard educational discounts of around 5% to 10% off most Macs and iPads. The promotion has also gone live in Canada, India, and possibly other countries, and will likely come to Europe and other regions in the coming weeks.

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dynamojoe Avatar
4 weeks ago
Kinda bummed the big iPad Pro doesn't get a bigger gift card, but I was waiting for this one and I'm pulling the trigger.

Other savings tips: If you have a stockpile of points in Chase Ultimate Rewards, Apple gift cards are 10% off this month. Also check if your area has any tax benefits. Here in Florida there's a sales tax holiday in late July: https://floridarevenue.com/backtoschool/ . Computers and tablets up to $1500 are tax-free.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bookcase Avatar
4 weeks ago
I can't believe people are complaining about getting a gift card with purchase, on top of education discounts.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Charlesrfinal Avatar
4 weeks ago
Back to school? Kids here in NY haven't even started their summer vacation yet.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bookcase Avatar
4 weeks ago
Order placed: 11" iPad Air M2 (blue), Magic Keyboard, AppleCare+, and $100 gift card. I got a $250 trade-in credit for my iPad mini. And I used Apple Card 0% financing for 12 months.

iPad delivers free tomorrow, the keyboard sometime next week.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Valen1 Avatar
4 weeks ago

('https://www.macrumors.com/2024/06/20/apple-back-to-schoo-promotion-launches/')

Apple has launched its annual Back to School promotion ('https://www.apple.com/us-edu/store') for college students in the United States. This year's promotion offers a free Apple gift card with the purchase of an eligible Mac or iPad. Apple is also offering students 20% off AppleCare+ plans.



Apple is offering a $150 gift card with any new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or iMac, and a $100 gift card with the purchase of any new M4 iPad Pro, M2 iPad Air, or Mac mini. The gift card can be used towards purchases of Apple products and accessories, App Store apps, subscriptions to services like Apple Music, iCloud+ storage, and more.

The offer is available through Apple's online education store and at Apple Store locations for students attending or accepted to a higher-education institution, faculty and staff of higher-education institutions, parents purchasing on behalf of an eligible student, employees of a K-12 institution, and select others.

Here are the promotions:

* iMac ($150 gift card)

* MacBook Air ($150 gift card)

* MacBook Pro ($150 gift card)

* Mac mini ($100 gift card)

* iPad Pro 11-inch / 13-inch, M4 chip ($100 gift card)

* iPad Air 11-inch / 13-inch, M2 chip ($100 gift card)

The promotion runs through September 30 in the U.S., according to Apple's terms and conditions ('https://www.apple.com/shop/back-to-school/terms-conditions'). The free gift card is in addition to Apple's standard educational discounts of around 5% to 10% off most Macs and iPads. The promotion has also gone live in Canada, India, and possibly other countries, and will likely come to Europe and other regions in the coming weeks.

Article Link: Apple's 2024 Back to School Sale Launches, Up to $150 Gift Card With Mac or iPad ('https://www.macrumors.com/2024/06/20/apple-back-to-schoo-promotion-launches/')
Most of us would prefer an additional discount of $150 than a gift card that you have to figure out how to use.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Amv1719 Avatar
4 weeks ago
I had purchased the iPad Pro for my son on Monday not realizing the imminent promo but I chatted today with support and they submitted a request to the order management team to issue the $100 gift card via email within 7 days. Fairly simple.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)