Killer Deal: Free AppleCare with 12" MacBooks, plus cash discounts, free LG super drive, free Apple USB-C Adapter & free USB hub

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Readers in the market for a 12" MacBook this week can take advantage of a killer deal that throws in a free AppleCare protection plan with all 12" MacBooks (with one exception) and then tacks on additional discounts of up to $114 on the MacBook itself before throwing in a free LG super drive, a free Apple USB-C Type Adapter, and a free Sabrent 4-Port USB hub.

About this Unbeatable Offer

This exclusive offer from Apple authorized reseller Adorama and AppleInsider is made possible through special 12" MacBook + AppleCare bundle links listed in our Macs with AppleCare Price Guide (also below) and this $100 mail-in-rebate, which combine to not only back out the full $249 cost of AppleCare, but also up to an additional $114 off the MacBook itself. Step-by-step instructions for obtaining the advertised prices are at the end of this article.

As of press time, each of these bundles was in stock and ready to ship free of charge. Additionally, Adorama will only collect sales tax on orders shipped to NY and NJ, which will save most shoppers an additional $115-$150, depending on the model. In total, most shoppers will save between $370 and $530 with this deal when compared to buying directly from an Apple store. The savings figures listed in red typeface below reflect only the savings on the MacBook and AppleCare. They do not factor in the value of the 3 free accessories, which are an additional value.

12" MacBooks with Free AppleCare (AC) and 3 Free Accessories (3FA)

12" Grey (1.1GHz/8GB/256GB) + AC + 3FA $1,548.00 $1,264.99 % ($283.01 off)

12" Grey (1.2GHz/8GB/512GB) + AC + 3FA $1,848.00 $1,560.00 % ($288.00 off)

12" Grey (1.3GHz/8GB/256GB) + AC + 3FA $1,798.00 $1,528.00 % ($270.00 off)

12" Grey (1.3GHz/8GB/512GB) + AC + 3FA $1,998.00 $1,714.00 % ($284.00 off)

12" Silver (1.1GHz/8GB/256GB) + AC + 3FA $1,548.00 $1,214.99 % ($333.01 off)

12" Silver (1.2GHz/8GB/512GB) + AC + 3FA $1,848.00 $1,484.99 % ($363.01 off)

12" Silver (1.3GHz/8GB/256GB) + AC + 3FA $1,798.00 $1,464.00 % ($334.00 off)

12" Silver (1.3GHz/8GB/512GB) + AC + 3FA $1,998.00 $1,664.00 % ($334.00 off)

12" Gold (1.2GHz/8GB/512GB) + AC + 3FA $1,848.00 $1,494.00 % ($354.00 off)

12" Gold (1.3GHz/8GB/256GB) + AC + 3FA $1,798.00 $1,464.00 % ($334.00 off)

12" Gold (1.3GHz/8GB/512GB) + AC + 3FA $1,998.00 $1,664.00 % ($334.00 off)

12" MacBooks with Discounted AppleCare (AC) and 3 Free Accessories (3FA)

12" Gold (1.1GHz/8GB/256GB) + AC + 3FA $1,548.00 $1,325.99 % ($222.01 off)

Step by Step Instructions for this deal

    1)Make sure you're using a browser with cookies enabled that isn't in private mode. 2) If you haven't already, take a few moments to join Adorama's free VIP customer program. (It's painless, offers perks, & is required for special promos like these.) 3)  Now make sure you're logged into your Adorama VIP account. 4)  Once logged in, select your 12" MacBook + AppleCare bundle by clicking one of the pricing links in the article above (or those in the Macs with AppleCare Price Guide) — you must use these links & you must click directly through these links before adding the bundle to your cart. If you save a link for later, it may not work! 5) When the Adorama MacBook + AppleCare bundle page loads, you'll see a price that's roughly $100 higher than advertised. 6) Add the MacBook + AppleCare bundle to your cart anyway, and when you're done shopping, begin the checkout process. 7) Once you have completed your purchase, wait for your item to ship. When it ships, use the invoice number provided to complete this $100 AppleCare rebate for the final $100 in savings. 11) That's it. If you live outside NY & NJ Adorama will also not collect sales tax on your order. As always, if you have any issues, you can reach out to us at [email protected] and we'll try and help.

Rebate FAQs

The $100 Rebate is issued as a pre-paid $100 American Express car that can be used to make purchases anywhere a credit card can be used. It cannot be used at an ATM to redeem cash. The average lead time from when you submit your rebate application to when you'll receive your card is approximately 6 weeks. The card comes with a $100 value and you should attempt to use it in full before the end of the 4th month. After that, a maintenance fee of $2/month will automatically begin to reduce the value of your card. Best advice: use it as soon as you receive it on groceries, staples and other routine/common purchases.

Additional Apple Deals

Free Apple TV

AppleInsider and Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama are also running a handful of exclusive promotions today that will not only deliver the lowest prices on many of the respected models, but also throw in free gifts like a brand new 32GB Apple TV, or a new Magic Mouse 2 or a Super Drive. These deals are as follows:

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