does it just work like buying any product, or how exactly does it get applied to your mac? i was planning on buying applecare later in my warranty period because i didn't have the money at the time.Yep, and I bought it on ebay for $175 instead of the $250 Apple would have charged. I have it on my mid-2013 MacBook Air. I'm now protected until 2016 for $175, so definitely worth it for me. I suggest searching ebay. Make sure to pick a high feedback seller. No codes, original unopened box only. My seller even sent me the original receipt.
definitely going to look into that once i decide to purchase. thank you.Yes, that's exactly how it works. You buy it in a sealed retail package, inside the package is a unique code. You go to the applecare website and register the code to your Mac's serial number. That's it.
This is very true. I've bought and sold many Apple laptops and one of the first questions that is always asked..."Does it have AppleCare?" It's much easier to sell any Apple product if it has some AppleCare coverage on it.
It also means that it is a bit easier to sell; people like the idea of being able to buy a computer with a bit of Applecare still on it, and, while it doesn't add enormously to the value, it does make selling a bit easier, should one choose to go that route.