UK iPod rebate is now on

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by Sam*, Aug 1, 2006.

  1. Sam* macrumors regular


    Feb 14, 2006

    up to £100 of and its avilable till october 7th

    Qualifying iPod Rebate Amount

    512MB iPod shuffle £40 €60
    1GB iPod shuffle £55/€80
    1GB iPod nano £80/€120
    2GB iPod nano £100/€160
    4GB iPod nano £100/€160
    30GB iPod £100/€160
    60GB iPod £100/€160
    U2 iPod £100/€160

    Seems it woks different to the usa one, we just seem to get a discount and not actually one for free

    Just also found out we have a up to £60 printer rebate
  2. codo macrumors 6502

    May 17, 2006
    England, United Kingdom
  3. giganten macrumors 6502a

    Jan 23, 2006
    I think the rebate is in whole europe.

    and we have a other thread about this
  4. codo macrumors 6502

    May 17, 2006
    England, United Kingdom
    That thread offers no useful information.

    Reading through everything, Apple does love to make it as arsy as possible to claim the discount. Why on earth can’t they just discount it at the point of sale in the store?
  5. Lau Guest

    Unfortunately, that's the idea. They rely on people not bothering to send it in, or doing something wrong, or sending it in late, and so can make the discount fairly large. On the bright side though, if it was an instore discount, it would be much lower because everyone would claim it. Hence, as long as you follow the instructions and send it in on time, you get much more off. :)
  6. Sam* thread starter macrumors regular


    Feb 14, 2006
    Ok it says in the FAQ

    Can I purchase the qualifying products anywhere?

    No, you must purchase at the following locations:

    * Apple Retail Store (UK Only)
    * Call 0800 039 1010 (UK) or 1800 92 38 98 (Ireland)
    * Apple Online Store for Education Individuals

    Just to verify as i'm not sure can the offer be used in the Apple store for higher education?
  7. deepy macrumors regular

    Jun 28, 2006
    they should do a wireless mighty mouse rebate! though its still probably better to get a 2gb nano with £100 rebate and sell it on ebay. thennnnn buy a mighty mouse with the profits. should still probably have about £20-£30 profit left over lol.
  8. Flickie macrumors newbie

    Aug 1, 2006
    Grrr, I'm upset. Ordered my MacBook 24th from the Educational Store. =[.

    But I have an iPod with Video so I don't know what I would of done with the Nano.
  9. Ubuntu macrumors 68000


    Jul 3, 2005
    That's what I want to know...
  10. ascender macrumors 68020


    Dec 8, 2005
    Just noticed this promotion. So, what's the catch?!?! Almost seems too good to be true as I'm looking for a new iMac just now and can pick up a 60Gb iPod for much cheapness.
  11. deepy macrumors regular

    Jun 28, 2006
    No catch - Apple just live in hope that alot of people forget to send off for their rebate or just dont manage to do it correctly hence they end up selling an ipod they wouldnt have.
  12. kaboutertje macrumors regular


    Jul 7, 2006
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    It's a good action, I don't think they will make any money on the ipods this way, but won't lose any either.
    And with all the laptops/powerbooks/ipods getting a update, this will improve sales and leave them with less old stock. It's hard to find the list that shows how much your coupon is worth though, so I guess a lot of people think it's worth €160 always, only to find out that you get a mere €60 discount when you buy a shuffle.
  13. Tom B. macrumors 65816

    Tom B.

    Mar 22, 2006
    Does anyone know if being a 6th form student qualifies for this for this, as i'm sure i had heard that it was, but the apple website says that you must be 18 years old or over. But by then, i will of finished 6th form, because i start in september and will be 16 years old then. Sorry if i have missed anything obvious, but i was sure 6th form qualifies, and now i don't know. :(

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