Free ipod offer only available when buying from Apple?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by Icaras, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. Icaras macrumors 603

    Icaras

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    Delete. Sorry, lame question. I forgot that this is Apple's own educational discount program.
     
  2. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

    Tallest Skil

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    Best Buy sometimes does it, but it's Apple's deal, so no one else should be expected to do it.
     
  3. pinoyplaya macrumors regular

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    Best Buy will match it... but you can only either do the Student Discount or the Free iPod. So the free iPod is a much better deal if you want to pay full price for the Mac.

    Though it depends on the manager.

    When I went there, they would only let me get the $100 Student Discount or the free iPod. One or the other.

    Also if you buy a higher end Mac, they will consider doing both but instead of a free iPod, you get a $250.00 Gift Card but you have to buy the iPod too.
     
  4. CallMeZsaZsa macrumors member

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    do you have to be a student to get the free ipod at best buy?
    My son is only in high school and apple said he doesnt qualify for the student discount (has to be college).
     

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