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nanashi
08-26-2006, 01:38 PM
just looking for a deal on the base model white macbook, no add-ons or anything, has anyone seen anything good deals?

selectodude
08-26-2006, 02:15 PM
If you're a student (or not, they work on the honor system at Apple.com), they're 1099. Amazon has them for 999 after a 100 dollar rebate. You won't find cheaper then those two solutions.

ugp
08-27-2006, 07:21 AM
They will ask for you to provide proof when ordering online at the end before they ship the laptop.

selectodude
08-27-2006, 08:37 PM
No they won't. I've ordered two laptops from them. Never been asked for ID.

ugp
08-27-2006, 09:09 PM
That is alittle too dishonest for me. I cancelled my order after doing it.

selectodude
08-27-2006, 09:17 PM
I'm a student. Not dishonest to me.

ugp
08-28-2006, 05:40 AM
I'm a student. Not dishonest to me.
Well that is different then. And if you are a student how do you know they don't check with the school to see if your a student.

selectodude
08-29-2006, 12:49 PM
Because it's a waste of their time.

ugp
08-29-2006, 04:02 PM
Well when I was in the store they didn't care if I was a student at that time..they just wanted some sort of proof I was going to be a student or if I had a friend that was. They seem to really want to give you that damn discount for some reason...I wonder why that is..

selectodude
08-31-2006, 01:21 AM
The stores want ID. Phone or Internet sales don't.

UnreaL
09-05-2006, 03:18 PM
Purchased through higher education, you get 3 years warrenty instead of the standard 1 year and ~10% off!

Edit: See lower post, UK ONLY! (Go uk, suppose were paying extra anyway...)

ugp
09-05-2006, 08:24 PM
Purchased through higher education, you get 3 years warrenty instead of the standard 1 year and 14-16% off!
You did this? If so through the website where????

Vapor
09-05-2006, 08:34 PM
Ain't doing it for me....I get a nominal 50-$100 off stockers and no extra warranty....

ugp
09-06-2006, 05:26 AM
Yeah I don't see anywhere that is giving me that. I see the standard deal I have always saw.

nanashi
09-06-2006, 02:47 PM
Yeah I don't see anywhere that is giving me that. I see the standard deal I have always saw.


college e-stores do, some with free ipod(I've only seen nano so far) mir as well.

Vapor
09-06-2006, 03:06 PM
What colleges give THAT deal? All the UMich Ann Arbor schools (regular, law, med, dental) only give the nominal $50-100 off stockers (then reduced upgrades as well, but not NEARLY 14%). I also don't see anything about a 3 year warranty as a free upgrade....

area51
09-06-2006, 03:35 PM
Yeah...got doubts about this 3 year warranty deal...

I just bought a macbook through Apples website with the student/staff discount and definitely did not get an extended warranty. I did get a free nano after mail in rebate though :clap:

They did not verify employment (at University) when I purchased it.

p0tter
09-17-2006, 09:50 PM
Who said I have a MacBook Pro? Does it say that anywhere? And who said I paid for this "MacBook". And I have never ever paid for any piece of software in my life.

And I feel pitty for those who "pay" for Vista at such a high price for such a piece of crap.


That is alittle too dishonest for me. I cancelled my order after doing it.



Just found it funny after reading a few posts.

anyways, Ive used the student discount before and didnt get ID'd

lowfat
09-18-2006, 10:58 AM
Well that is different then. And if you are a student how do you know they don't check with the school to see if your a student.

Because its illegal for schools to give out that kind of information. Well at least in Canada it is.

tdunks
09-18-2006, 04:40 PM
Because its illegal for schools to give out that kind of information. Well at least in Canada it is.


If you click something agreeing to it than no..also universities and colleges are allowed to give that info out

UnreaL
09-20-2006, 11:54 AM
You did this? If so through the website where????

Just for a quick update, unfortuantely this applies to UK Higher Education sorry, finally the UK gets one up on something :D

So for you UK'ers:
http://a248.e.akamai.net/7/248/8352/754/store.apple.com/Catalog/uk_inst/Images/cp_promo_hed_announce.gif

UnreaL
09-20-2006, 11:59 AM
What colleges give THAT deal? All the UMich Ann Arbor schools (regular, law, med, dental) only give the nominal $50-100 off stockers (then reduced upgrades as well, but not NEARLY 14%). I also don't see anything about a 3 year warranty as a free upgrade....

15% on UK MacBook Pro's and 3 year warrenty :)

15% probably brings it to US price :p:

Edit: This is thanks to the UK Government, something good :)