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Old Jul 3, 2013, 12:29 PM   #1
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Is it worth buying AppleCare for resale alone?

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I plan on reselling my 2013 MBA base model next year for the 2014 model. I can get AppleCare for $183 and I might even sell my $100 iTunes card to offset some of the cost. Is AppleCare worth it for resale alone?
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Old Jul 3, 2013, 12:32 PM   #2
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It's a nice selling point but your not going to recoup the 183 difference. Sell it before its expired and say its still eligible if they want it.
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Old Jul 3, 2013, 12:33 PM   #3
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Hello,
I plan on reselling my 2013 MBA base model next year for the 2014 model. I can get AppleCare for $183 and I might even sell my $100 iTunes card to offset some of the cost. Is AppleCare worth it for resale alone?
It's not very likely that you'll get your purchase price for AppleCare back in the sale price of your Mac. It may make your Mac easier to sell, but I wouldn't buy AppleCare for that reason alone.
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Old Jul 4, 2013, 12:21 PM   #4
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In my opinion, just inform the buyer that your Mac is still eligible for AppleCare extended warranty. If you desire for your Mac to have AppleCare, you'll have to increase your selling price a bit to at least get back the $183. It will also depend if the buyer is generous and willing to pay the amount with an AppleCare. Good luck.
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