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Thanksgiving Day Deals Still Available on AirPods, M1 Macs, Apple Watch Series 6, iPads

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Black Friday deals seem to start earlier and earlier every year, so there were already a wide variety of discounts available for Apple products on Thanksgiving Day. Many of the deals remain available even after Thanksgiving, but act fast, as inventory quickly fluctuates.


Thanksgiving Day Deals on Apple Products — Still Available:
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Article Link: Thanksgiving Day Deals Still Available on AirPods, M1 Macs, Apple Watch Series 6, iPads
 
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Wolfmore

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Simply Mac still has $150 off M1 MacBook Pros. I'm surprised still available. Is not $150 the biggest discount on these? Simply Mac is a reputable company. Though not very well know for online sales. I already got my Mac mini M1 with the $20 Target Gift card for every $100 Apple Gift card deal so I'm happy.

 
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mrat93

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For Macs or more expensive iPads, and if you shop at Target, I think the best option would be the Target Gift Card deal, especially if you have RedCard and / or Discover card. Deal is even more insane when you have the Education Discount.

Here's how I'm getting a new M1 MacBook Air for ~$720, essentially:

  1. Buy 10 $100 Apple gift cards from Target with Discover card, get $50 cashback and $200 in Target gift cards.
    1. If you have RedCard, you can get a $4 discount per gift card.
    2. Cash value for Target gift cards is $190 (as I have RedCard and shop at Target anyway.
  2. Use gift cards to buy MacBook from Apple for ~$960 with tax -- $40 remainder goes to Apple Music / iCloud Storage, which I would have paid for anyway
  3. $720 == $1000 paid - $50 cashback - $190 Target gc value - $40 to Apple Services
 
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peneaux

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Nov 17, 2020
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Simply Mac still has $150 off M1 MacBook Pros. I'm surprised still available. Is not $150 the biggest discount on these? Simply Mac is a reputable company. Though not very well know for online sales. I already got my Mac mini M1 with the $20 Target Gift card for every $100 Apple Gift card deal so I'm happy.


But those don't generate revenue for this website so it won't show.
 
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peneaux

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Nov 17, 2020
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Any place we can buy M1 Macs without paying sales tax in Texas?
 
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TrenttonY

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For Macs or more expensive iPads, and if you shop at Target, I think the best option would be the Target Gift Card deal, especially if you have RedCard and / or Discover card. Deal is even more insane when you have the Education Discount.

Here's how I'm getting a new M1 MacBook Air for ~$720, essentially:

  1. Buy 10 $100 Apple gift cards from Target with Discover card, get $50 cashback and $200 in Target gift cards.
    1. If you have RedCard, you can get a $4 discount per gift card.
    2. Cash value for Target gift cards is $190 (as I have RedCard and shop at Target anyway.
  2. Use gift cards to buy MacBook from Apple for ~$960 with tax -- $40 remainder goes to Apple Music / iCloud Storage, which I would have paid for anyway
  3. $720 == $1000 paid - $50 cashback - $190 Target gc value - $40 to Apple Services
I heard you can’t redeem more than 8 Apple Gift Cards at once.
 
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Joe Rossignol

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Simply Mac still has $150 off M1 MacBook Pros. I'm surprised still available. Is not $150 the biggest discount on these? Simply Mac is a reputable company. Though not very well know for online sales. I already got my Mac mini M1 with the $20 Target Gift card for every $100 Apple Gift card deal so I'm happy.


Thanks! Added to our list!

But those don't generate revenue for this website so it won't show.

Nah, we're happy to promote the best of both worlds. I just wasn't aware of Simply Mac's deal. I've added it.
 
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toasted ICT

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I would have hoped for better discounts from Apple on Apple products.
I would have hoped for a real discount...not a gift card to be spent at Apple.
Discount on 27 imac. Zero. Not nice.
 
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arn

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I would have hoped for better discounts from Apple on Apple products.
I would have hoped for a real discount...not a gift card to be spent at Apple.
Discount on 27 imac. Zero. Not nice.
Apple doesn’t ever do much in the way of discounts.
 
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shamus99

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Dec 20, 2014
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costco has best online price for ipad pro right now... ends tomorrow or until supplies last. 100 to 150 off depending on model
 
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shamus99

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Dec 20, 2014
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For Macs or more expensive iPads, and if you shop at Target, I think the best option would be the Target Gift Card deal, especially if you have RedCard and / or Discover card. Deal is even more insane when you have the Education Discount.

Here's how I'm getting a new M1 MacBook Air for ~$720, essentially:

  1. Buy 10 $100 Apple gift cards from Target with Discover card, get $50 cashback and $200 in Target gift cards.
    1. If you have RedCard, you can get a $4 discount per gift card.
    2. Cash value for Target gift cards is $190 (as I have RedCard and shop at Target anyway.
  2. Use gift cards to buy MacBook from Apple for ~$960 with tax -- $40 remainder goes to Apple Music / iCloud Storage, which I would have paid for anyway
  3. $720 == $1000 paid - $50 cashback - $190 Target gc value - $40 to Apple Services
can you use the $200 target gift cards to purchase more apple cards?
2 $100 cards will get you 2 additional $20

$1000 = $1240 + $50 cashback if you got discover
 
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mrat93

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Dec 30, 2006
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can you use the $200 target gift cards to purchase more apple cards?
2 $100 cards will get you 2 additional $20

$1000 = $1240 + $50 cashback if you got discover
you can’t use the e-gift cards online for the apple gift cards, but i read on another forum that you can use it in-store to buy more gift cards.
 
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grandM

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Oct 14, 2013
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As usual almost no deal is to be done in my country in Europe. On the m1 chip devices you can completely forget about it. And apple devices are already so expensive here. Stupid from apple. Europe is turning into android and Microsoft world.
 
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scuac

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Mar 2, 2008
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Apple store is showing “Be right back “, any idea what they are cooking there?
 
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KrispE00

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Apple store is showing “Be right back “, any idea what they are cooking there?
I assume it’s their gift card promotion starting today. But there’s absolutely no reason they need to take the whole store down to launch a bonus gift card promo.
 
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_Forever

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Nov 10, 2020
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This is a good idea, I'd like to do this with an iPad.
For Macs or more expensive iPads, and if you shop at Target, I think the best option would be the Target Gift Card deal, especially if you have RedCard and / or Discover card. Deal is even more insane when you have the Education Discount.

Here's how I'm getting a new M1 MacBook Air for ~$720, essentially:

  1. Buy 10 $100 Apple gift cards from Target with Discover card, get $50 cashback and $200 in Target gift cards.
    1. If you have RedCard, you can get a $4 discount per gift card.
    2. Cash value for Target gift cards is $190 (as I have RedCard and shop at Target anyway.
  2. Use gift cards to buy MacBook from Apple for ~$960 with tax -- $40 remainder goes to Apple Music / iCloud Storage, which I would have paid for anyway
  3. $720 == $1000 paid - $50 cashback - $190 Target gc value - $40 to Apple Services
 
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TIOATIOA

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Mar 7, 2016
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So I just bought an M1 MacBook Pro 13” from the Apple Store and picked up same day (Wednesday).

Should I just return and get the one for $150 off from Simply Mac, or will Apple do a price match?
 
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wolfedude88

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Feb 21, 2013
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you can’t use the e-gift cards online for the apple gift cards, but i read on another forum that you can use it in-store to buy more gift cards.

have you gotten your cards yet? It said it would take 4 hours, they canceled 5 of mine and emailed 5 of mine but I still have 9 more that I need emailed and they haven’t given me any of the gift cards from target yet.
 
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bbasra

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Jul 4, 2012
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Hi,

I'm in the UK and looking to purchase an iPad as a gift for my father-in-law who lives in California.

I am interested in either one of the following and wondering if someone could point me in the right direction of a good deal or a shopping comparison site?

10.2-inch iPad Wi-Fi 128GB - Space Gray
10.9-inch iPad Air Wi-Fi 64GB - Space Gray

Many thanks in advance.
 
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