Do not understand rebate terms for printer

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by mrplough, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. mrplough macrumors member

    Aug 10, 2008
    Printer Rebate
    "Purchase and take possession of an Apple Macintosh computer and a qualifying printer between April 21, 2009, and July 20, 2009, and receive up to $100 via
    mail-in rebate. Purchases must be made at the Apple Online Store for Canada, an Apple Retail Store, or through Apple Telesales in Canada. Qualifying orders
    from the Apple Online Store or Apple Telesales that are placed during the promotion and ship after the offer ends are eligible."

    I am not really sure what take possession means. Is this same condition for the ipod deal too? If someone could clarify I would appreciate it.

    This was the printer I was considering, mainly cause it is wireless

    ( i know this small bit is a copy of another post, but no one answer this question they all answered the second part, so now i am being specific)
  2. qpid macrumors regular

    Oct 18, 2004
  3. mrplough thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 10, 2008
    that is so lame, so if apple decides to delay my order i get screwed...
    that is so lame
  4. Lipstick macrumors member

    Jun 9, 2009
    Riverside, California
    Buy a printer and Mac at the same time, you'll qualify for the rebate. Upon receiving your items you can then submit the rebate. (usually takes 3-4 weeks) I think you're looking too hard into the word "possession".
  5. Osprey macrumors 6502

    Jun 18, 2007
    In a Galaxy Far, Far Away
    The printer will probably arrive before the computer. When I ordered two summer's ago, there was a huge delay on my computer and the deadline had passed, but they still honored the deal. Hope this helps.
  6. knownikko macrumors 6502

    Jan 9, 2009
    FWIW, checks for the last two Apple rebates I've submitted arrived in 3-4 *days*, not weeks. Very impressive.
  7. alphaod macrumors Core


    Feb 9, 2008
    Well you need to submit the UPC code, so that's why you need possession; also it's based on invoice date, not ship date. The printer rebate is also year-round.
  8. mrplough thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 10, 2008
    year round??? how did u figure that
  9. andrew upstairs macrumors 6502

    Feb 3, 2009
    Downtown Los Angeles
    It... just is.

    I got my printer rebate in less than a week, btw.
  10. mrplough thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 10, 2008
    Ok fine, do u submit the rebates separately
    one UPC for printer and iPod forms?

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