Anyone not get their Education gift card?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by saleemyas3, Jul 6, 2012.

  1. saleemyas3 macrumors regular

    Jun 1, 2012
    Mine wouldnt add to cart when i ordered so they said they will email it by July 6th at the latest and there is a list of people. I didnt receive mine, anyone else didnt?
  2. yoyoma1992 macrumors member

    Jun 20, 2012
    Ya me either :(
  3. jav6454 macrumors P6


    Nov 14, 2007
    1 Geostationary Tower Plaza
    Have you tried to redeem it in-store?
  4. jgc macrumors regular

    Feb 21, 2012
    My problem was different. Mine added to cart and was supposed to come by a certain date, and didn't. I waited over a week to contact Apple and they gave me the redemption code directly. Another week after that, I finally received it in the mail. DHL shipping sucks.
  5. saleemyas3 thread starter macrumors regular

    Jun 1, 2012
    did you try calling
  6. saleemyas3 thread starter macrumors regular

    Jun 1, 2012
  7. armistice macrumors newbie

    Jul 7, 2012
    Indianapolis, IN
    Sorry about drudging up an old topic, but I've had this issue as well.

    I ordered the Retina w/ education discounts/promotion and never received my gift card either.

    I called yesterday afternoon and a girl told me that she would email me a code instead of sending it through the mail. I didn't get anything, so I called back this afternoon (after almost exactly a 24 hour wait)

    The guy I talked to today told me to wait THREE WEEKS to receive the email as they're backlogged from education orders and "other people who didn't receive their gift card"

    ...soo....I guess they were just really bad about including them and now a ton of us are having to wait again?

    I'm pretty frustrated. I read of many people getting theirs before their computer even arrived. I ordered my computer June 20th and now I'm told to wait another 3 weeks for a simple email code?! :eek:

    So yea...seriously, if you didn't receive yours just keep calling. The people I talked to were all very nice and helpful. The wait sucks, but it's better than missing out on the $100.
  8. Zeni Xeni macrumors newbie

    May 19, 2012
    I ordered my MBA mid-June and actually received the gift card before my Air arrived.

    Don't let up. It's $100 we're talking about.
  9. alstrike macrumors regular


    Nov 13, 2011
    I received mine today but not in the same box as the MBA, it was in another box that contained a Thule Sleeve.

    Redeemed a few minutes ago and voilá, 80€ to spend.

    I think I´m gonna wait to see if the iWork suite is updated but TBH the money is burning right now :D
  10. saleemyas3 thread starter macrumors regular

    Jun 1, 2012
    Yep, i've recieved 2 "24 hours" promises, but nothing. I'll call them again in a couple of days. I don't care too much about it as I was probably going to sell the card anyways, but I'm hearing that they might just add it directly into the Apple Account.
  11. saleemyas3 thread starter macrumors regular

    Jun 1, 2012
    Bump, just got an unexpected email concerning my order. contained my code!

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