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    Having looked at my choices for a laptop for uni i decided to have a look at macbooks...

    I used their 'live chat' thing only for one person to tell me that, as an a-level student with an NUS extra card, i could get the macbook for approx £850 and another saying that because i am not at university yet i will get nothing.

    really confused

    can anyone clear this up for me and explain what i can really get discount wise as i would rather not pay £999.

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    Apple Education Store. That's what you get with an NUS card.

    It's worth noting that you do get more discount if you order from a university network/call and prove you are at university/go into the store and give them your student card (they may accept an NUS card as the same in store), I got £750 off instead of £375 by getting my sister (who gets the higher rate of discount) to order it for me.
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    I think you would be better waiting until you are actually at uni before you order one because, like alow said, you would get like 9% or so discount and possibly the gift card if they are still offering it.
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    (Original post by alow)
    Apple Education Store. That's what you get with an NUS card.

    It's worth noting that you do get more discount if you order from a university network/call and prove you are at university/go into the store and give them your student card (they may accept an NUS card as the same in store), I got £750 off instead of £375 by getting my sister (who gets the higher rate of discount) to order it for me.
    how did you get £750 off:O
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    Thank you all for your help... Had me confused with two people saying different things :/

    Have since found a brilliant deal elsewhere but it doesn't have a 3 year warranty so I have a decision to make now
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    (Original post by trustmeimlying1)
    how did you get £750 off:O
    It was about £4600 to begin with, got it for about £3850.
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    (Original post by coxy1234)
    Thank you all for your help... Had me confused with two people saying different things :/

    Have since found a brilliant deal elsewhere but it doesn't have a 3 year warranty so I have a decision to make now
    I've had my macbook since 2009 and haven't had any problems with it (except for the charger, but they replaced that anyway) and I never had a warranty.

    As long as you keep it away from water and don't drop it from a large distance (mine's fallen on the floor from around 50cm a few times...) you should be fine.
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    (Original post by alow)
    It was about £4600 to begin with, got it for about £3850.
    ah:P
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    You get around %10 in further education and about %15 off when in higher education

    Here's a link to a HE store page so you can get an idea of the prices http://store.apple.com/uk_edu_500060...ac/macbook-pro
 
 
 
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