AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content.
Mac buyers down under can now opt into AppleCare+ plans, which offer up to three years of warranty coverage, including cheaper rates for two incidents of accidental damage.
In Australia, plans range in price from A$119 for a Mac mini through to A$449 for a 15-inch MacBook Pro. For accident repairs, fees are A$149 for displays and external enclosures, and A$429 for anything else.
New Zealand rates scale from NZ$149 for a Mini up to NZ$539 for a 15-inch MacBook Pro. Equivalent accident fees are NZ$169 and NZ$499.
AppleCare+ is normally added at the same time a person buys a Mac, but shoppers also have a 60-day grace period dependent on their computer passing diagnostics.
Until now, AppleCare+ for Mac was only available in the U.S. and Japan. It's not clear why Apple has been relatively slow to expand, given wider international availability for iPhone plans.