Apple Launches Back to School Promo: Free iPod Touch with Mac Purchase

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    Apple has officially launched the Back to School promo for 2008.
    Official list of Terms and Conditions (PDF) have been posted. The promotion runs from June 3rd to September 15th and provides a rebate of up to $299 for qualifying individuals who buy a Mac and an iPod Touch or iPod Nano.

    Although they only list the MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and iMac on the promo page, the terms and conditions specify that "All new Macintosh computers and the Configure-to-order versions of these products are eligible, except for Mac mini and 17” iMac".

    Customers may purchase up an 8GB iPod Nano to receive a $199 rebate, or may purchase an 8GB, 16GB, or 32GB iPod Touch to receive up to a $299 rebate.

    This is the most aggressive Back to School promotion that Apple has offered and should dramatically increase the installed base of iPod Touch users over the next few months.

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  2. bacaramac macrumors 65816

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    17" iMac? Some one needs to proof read and update verbiage from previous years. Or, let me say it, is there a new miniature iMac coming?:D
     
  3. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    I'll be waiting as long as possible for this promotion. I don't consider the current Penryn MacBooks to be much of an improvement over mine.

    It looks like the redemption center is in Utah this year.
     
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    I doubt it......

     
  6. kevinbal macrumors regular

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    Heh, looks like old boiler-plate that they forgot to update.
     
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    ooooooooooooh! i cant wait!!!! im getting another macbook because i want a smaller screen than my macbook pro....dnt mind another ipod maybe to sell or give as a gift.:)
     
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    not anymore, since they discontinued it some time ago. I think they just copied and pasted it from the previous years.
     
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    nope. but sell it on craigs list or ebay and use that for an iphone!
     
  12. JG271 macrumors 6502a

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    Not yet. We should get a similar one soon... the UK one is announced later.
    I'm hopeful!
     
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    Does apple have a history of allowing recent, but pre-promo purchases to get the deal?

    I just bought a MBP w/student discount a couple weeks ago.
     
  14. DsurioN macrumors regular

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    Apple does still make 17" iMacs for education at an affordable price for schools:

    http://www.apple.com/education/solutions/imac/

    Therefore, the rebate cannot be applied on them. ;)
     
  15. milo macrumors 604

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    Not according to their terms and conditions. Touch or nano.
     
  16. nux macrumors newbie

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    then, hopefully the offer will include Asia [East Asia] too. huhu. :rolleyes:

    if not, then i have to contact my uncle to do so.
    hohoho.. come on MBP!! :p
     
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    aww! ya hopefully we'l get the same deal in the uk!
     
  18. grimmace macrumors regular

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    touch?

    Who needs this when we will all get the new phone. Nothing that great and why purchase this just to have to get a rebate and then sell it off later. Not worth it. Here's to dual 2.7 MBPs by Sept.
     
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    That is incredible, I had no idea they still did that. Great find!
     
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    Um, not everyone has AT&T. Believe it or not, millions of people still use Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and countless other small carriers. A free touch is a damn good deal ;)
     
  21. ashgotti macrumors newbie

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    Is there anyway to apply this discount to the mac itself? I would love a loop hole to tkae $300 off the mac purchase
     
  22. Deimo macrumors member

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    Sell the iPod Touch on Craigslist?
     
  23. King t. macrumors regular

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    will this promo also be available for Germany? :D
     
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    They should do this offer in the UK as well. Would go down very well.
     
  25. kevinbal macrumors regular

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    No, the only way of getting around the mail in rebate is to be a resident of Connecticut or Rhode Island where it is an instant-rebate at the point of sale. They just reduce the price of the iPod to a penny and so there is no UPC to cut out or form to fill in correctly. Post it on craigslist and you could probably sell it that very day ;)
     

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