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AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display

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Product Highlights
  • Two-Year Warranty Extension
  • Also Extends Phone Support to 3 Years

The AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display from Apple gives you peace of mind by extending your coverage for an additional two (2) years of service coverage and extends the standard 90-day phone support to a 3-year plan. This provides you with expert assistance, global repair coverage for your MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display, web-based resources and diagnostic tools.

AppleCare can be purchased at any time within your first year of Mac ownership. It must be registered with Apple prior to the expiration of the system's factory warranty.

AppleCare can only be purchased by customers residing in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Terms and Conditions will vary based on country of residence. For more information, including international AppleCare contact information, please click here.

Apple Certified Repairs
This warranty extends the standard single year of protection for an additional two years. Repairs are performed by Apple-certified technicians using genuine Apple parts. For those who travel abroad, feel secure with a global repair plan for your MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display.
Telephone Support
The standard complimentary 90-day phone support is extended to a 3-year plan, giving you one number to call for all your technical questions.
Web-Based Support
You'll have access to web-based support for your computer, allowing you to quickly diagnose and solve problems.
Warranty The AppleCare Protection Plan covers your Mac, AirPort Card, AirPort Base Station, and Apple RAM purchased for your Mac.
AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display
  • Extended Telephone Support
  • Extended Hardware Repair Coverage
  • Global Repair for Portable Computers
  • Web-based Support
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display
     
    4.8

    (based on 327 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (287)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (31)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to install (171)
    • Useful features (86)
    • Easy to navigate (80)
    • Good power output (40)
    • Manages software collaboration well (38)

    Cons

    • Pricey / poor value (8)
    • Hard to install or upgrade (4)
    • Difficult to navigate (3)

    Best Uses

    • Educational purposes (37)
    • Multimedia (33)
    • Graphics & publishing (22)
    • Peace of mind (5)
    • Warranty (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Quality oriented (177), Budget shopper (113)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (246), Business (48)
      • Computer Platform:
      • Mac (202)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    A Laptop is Different/A Different Laptop

    This is my second MacBook and the second time I've bought the protection plan. Let's talk protection plan first. I generally don't believe in buying them. If you've done your homework, you should...Read complete review

    This is my second MacBook and the second time I've bought the protection plan. Let's talk protection plan first. I generally don't believe in buying them. If you've done your homework, you should be buying a reliable product in the first place. But a laptop is different. It's an expensive piece of equipment that you are going to carry about, that's going to fall off the bed, that you might sit on, that the dog might drool on, well you get my point. I have to say that on the couple of times I did call Apple, they played the "call Bellsouth" game with me instead of not worrying about whose equipment was causing the problem and just trying to help me. Apple definitely has an attitude problem in my opinion. They act like they are doing you the biggest favor in the world to answer your questions that you paid for. I give the customer service a C.

    As for the MacBook Air I have to say I was amazed. I thought I was replacing my dead MacBook with the same model. For the same money, Mac is giving you a bigger screen and more power. A real geek is not going to think this is a "pro" computer, but it has every bell and whistle I'll ever need and more. One complaint: the "Dashboard" that has the calculator, weather, etc. used to come up when you hit F12. Now you have to hit the dashboard icon, and two other buttons to see the same info. Not a good change. Also the size of the item on the screen changes during use and I haven't figured out why. Once safari just blinked out on me altogether. I don't know if these problems will continue or if they are temporary. They are another reason I didn't give a full five stars. But I'm enjoying the lovely screen and the improved sound.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    It's like calling dumb and dumber

    After purchasing several apple products including MacBook Pro and Airport Extreme. I called Apple Care to help with some install issues. I spoke to 5 people, in 5 different departments. Each person asked...Read complete review

    After purchasing several apple products including MacBook Pro and Airport Extreme. I called Apple Care to help with some install issues. I spoke to 5 people, in 5 different departments. Each person asked me the serial number of the product (claiming to pass it along to the next rep.). At the end, they couldn't resolve the issues and after some time, patience and effort, I found my issues while doing some research on the net. Conclusion: calling Apple Care is like calling dumb and dumber with "please provide your serial number" on auto repeat! Not saying it's not worth it to have but APPLE really needs to address their customer service process and educate their techs better. Poor quality service.

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    5.0

    Why buy from somewhere else?

    By Win The Survey

    from Phoenix AZ

    About Me Quality Oriented

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

        AppleCare for a Mac is the same product regardless of where you get it. You either have it, or you don't. Why pay Apple an extra $[*] for the exact same product? Bought from B&H and registered, no issues. Saved the extra $[*] for hardcore [*]

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Computer Platform:
        • Mac

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        5.0

        Outstanding price, great delivery!

        By bagroom

        from Dallas, TX

        About Me Value Oriented

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Manages Software Collaboration Well
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Educational Purposes

          Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

          We saved a lot of money buying the very same protection plan from B&H rather than paying full retail from someone else. The warranty was fully accepted by Apple and will give our daughter some peace of mind during her college years.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Computer Platform:
          • Mac

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          5.0

          GREAT and EASY

          By Jim

          from Huntington, NY

          About Me Quality Oriented

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Extended Warranty Support

          Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

          Good price (better than Apple) with simple easy registration. Bought for my new MacBook Pro 13". A great value. Everything is GREAT about it. Glad I purchased from B and H. A really good trustworthy company.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Computer Platform:
          • Mac

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          5.0

          Good shopping

          By Mr Gopinath

          from Phoenix

          Verified Buyer

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            Cons

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                Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                Got the item on time and all worked like a charm. Excellent experience

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Computer Platform:
                • Mac

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                5.0

                Best price and service...!

                By Coffee Man

                from Virgina

                About Me Quality Oriented

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Manages Software Collaboration Well
                • Useful Features

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                    Best price on the internet - and way cheaper than the Apple Store. Very fast UPS delivery. Outstanding B&H. Thanks!

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Computer Platform:
                    • Mac

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                    5.0

                    can be activated without hassle

                    By Fine! Jim the Runner

                    from Atlanta, GA

                    About Me Value Oriented

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                        B&H sells applecare for Corporate/Education discounted pricing. Can be activated on you MBP/MBP retina easily following the included instructions

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Computer Platform:
                        • Mac

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                        5.0

                        Hard to beat

                        By bwjh

                        from indiana

                        Verified Buyer

                        Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                        Great value and peace of mind

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                        5.0

                        Best deal AppleCare from trusted seller

                        By abird4

                        from Asheville, NC

                        About Me Quality Oriented

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install
                        • Useful Features

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                            It's nice to have AppleCare if anything goes wrong with your Mac. This is the best price I have found from a seller I trust. B+H is my go-to AppleCare source.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Business
                            • Computer Platform:
                            • Mac

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                            5.0

                            Works as Expected!

                            By Sokoy

                            from San Diego, CA

                            About Me Value Oriented

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Cheapest Price
                            • Legit

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                                Cheapest price for AppleCare you can find on the net. This is a legit AC protection plan. One thing to keep in mind when purchasing AC outside of Apple is to make sure you keep on file the certificate email received after registering your macbook on AC, and the proof of purchase if you bought your macbook outside of Apple. This will help in case you need service/repair done.

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                                • Business
                                • Computer Platform:
                                • Mac

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                                5.0

                                Excellent service and worked as expected

                                By Acupeeps

                                from Charlotte, NC

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                                Verified Buyer

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                                      Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                                      Couldn't beat the price. Genuine AppleCare and no issues registering my Macbook Pro.

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Business
                                      • Computer Platform:
                                      • Mac

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                                      5.0

                                      Excellent deal!

                                      By AppleKoolaid

                                      from Baltimore, MD

                                      About Me Value Oriented

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Install
                                      • Easy To Navigate

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                                          Shipped über fast and registration was a breeze.

                                          • Primary use:
                                          • Personal
                                          • Computer Platform:
                                          • Mac

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                                          5.0

                                          Cheaper than Apple!

                                          By Media Mark

                                          from Harrisonburg, VA

                                          About Me Quality Oriented

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy To Install
                                          • Easy To Navigate
                                          • Manages Software Collaboration Well

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Graphics & Publishing
                                            • Multimedia

                                            Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                                            Great to find this on B&H, for cheaper than from Apple!

                                            • Primary use:
                                            • Business
                                            • Computer Platform:
                                            • Mac

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                                            5.0

                                            Great product! Fast Shipping

                                            By Rose

                                            from Texas

                                            About Me Value Oriented

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Easy To Install
                                            • Easy To Navigate
                                            • Manages Software Collaboration Well
                                            • Useful Features

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                                                Great price for this product!

                                                • Primary use:
                                                • Personal
                                                • Computer Platform:
                                                • Mac

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                                                5.0

                                                Security in a box

                                                By Creative Solutions

                                                from Brooklyn, NY

                                                About Me Quality Oriented

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Easy To Install

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                    Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                                                    Saved money by ordering from B&H. Im glad to have the protection but hope I never have to use it. Love my MBP!!! Going on one year never a problem.

                                                    • Primary use:
                                                    • Business
                                                    • Computer Platform:
                                                    • Mac

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                                                    4.0

                                                    Good coverage, but expensive

                                                    By psBryan

                                                    from Puget Sound, WA

                                                    About Me Quality Oriented

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Good Coverage

                                                    Cons

                                                    • Expensive

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                                                      I sure wish there were an alternative extended warranty to AppleCare. Spending an extra $170 warranty seems crazy, but I must admit that my previous experience with AppleCare on another machine (an iMac several years back) came to the rescue when we started having issues.

                                                      We live out in the boonies, so having an authorized repair person drive out here and perform the repair on the NEXT BUSINESS DAY made it worth it.

                                                      So 5 stars for service, 3 stars for cost makes it an average 4 stars.

                                                      • Primary use:
                                                      • Personal
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                                                      • Mac

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                                                      5.0

                                                      AppleCare for MacBook Pro 13"

                                                      By Sparky

                                                      from Houston, TX

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                                                      Great price for a great warranty. Gives me peace of mind that my machine will be covered for repairs through the lifetime I intend to have it for.

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                                                      5.0

                                                      Worked without a problem

                                                      By mm

                                                      from washington

                                                      About Me Value Oriented

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Easy To Install
                                                      • Useful Features

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                        • Warranty

                                                        Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                                                        Registered with Apple without a problem. Saved a good amount. I would shop here again.

                                                        • Primary use:
                                                        • Personal
                                                        • Computer Platform:
                                                        • Mac

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                                                        5.0

                                                        Great price!

                                                        By seag33k

                                                        from Seattle

                                                        About Me Value Oriented

                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Easy To Install
                                                        • Useful Features

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                            Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                                                            Great price and timely free delivery.

                                                            • Primary use:
                                                            • Personal
                                                            • Computer Platform:
                                                            • Mac

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                                                            5.0

                                                            Excelent purchase

                                                            By ghouljgm

                                                            from SCOTTSDALE, AZ

                                                            About Me Value Oriented

                                                            Verified Buyer

                                                            Pros

                                                            • Easy To Install

                                                            Cons

                                                              Best Uses

                                                                Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                                                                I had my doubts,[$] on [@] vs. [$] here (including shipping). But received it on time and was the real deal. Went to apple.com and activated it with no problems at all. Totally recommended.......

                                                                • Primary use:
                                                                • Personal
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                                                                • Mac

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                                                                5.0

                                                                Macbook Pro AppleCare

                                                                By jeck123

                                                                from Westford, VT

                                                                About Me Value Oriented

                                                                Verified Buyer

                                                                Pros

                                                                • Registration Took Seconds
                                                                • Useful Features

                                                                Cons

                                                                  Best Uses

                                                                  • Anxiety Reduction

                                                                  Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook, MacBook Air, 13" MacBook Pro & 13.3" MacBook Pro with Retina Display:

                                                                  No worries about replacing pricey components for two more years once my original warranty expires in a month. .........

                                                                  • Primary use:
                                                                  • Personal
                                                                  • Computer Platform:
                                                                  • Mac

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