Student Discount for Apple India MacBooks-Facts
Apple Inc. MacBooks are selling like hot cakes among college students and working professionals. Apple claims to give special pricing under student discount for Apple India MacBook products. To claim the discount you should meet one of the following criteria:
- a student in college
- newly accepted student in college
- parent of student
- homeschool teacher of all grade levels
So, now you can see that almost anyone can claim student discount through proper networking.
To claim the offer you need to walk-in to your nearest apple store as student discount is not available for online purchase. All you need to provide is your student id card.
Is student discount worth?
Local retailers provide around 10 percent discount as per various feedbacks received from popular forums like Quora. Most of the time discount is in form of accessories, i.e, if the discount is ₹5,000, then the retailer will provide accessories worth ₹5,000 at MRP. Other well-known websites like Digit states following discounts for various models (Last updated 27-Aug-2013):
|Model||MRP||Price After Student Discount|
|MacBook Pro 13||Rs 81,900||Rs 69,900(14.6%)|
|MacBook Air 13||Rs 74,900||Rs 63,900(14.6%)|
|MacBook Air 11||Rs 67,900||Rs 59,900(11.8%)|
Now let us look at the price and discounts available online for above models:
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As you can see that for almost all the models discount is well above than that you may find at local stores with the student discounts. Also, you may get EMI with 0% interest, EMI with debit cards and many more payment options that are hard to find at offline stores.
Tip: It is better to buy from popular online retailers as discounts are high with the variety of payment options and cashback offers.
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