48 Hour Deals: Gold 12" MacBook for $1149.99 ($150 off), 13" MacBook Air (1 … – Apple Insider

This week we have one more last minute back-to-school deal: the lowest price ever on Apple’s new Gold 12″ MacBook (1.1GHz/8GB/256GB) at $1,149.99 ($150 instant savings) plus a free 3-piece USB-C early adopter accessories kit, free software, free shipping, and no sales tax collected in 48 states.

$150 off Apple’s Gold MacBook

Valid until 8/30 Only: This offer from Apple authorized reseller Adorama and AI offers Apple’s new Gold 12″ MacBook (1.1GHz/8GB/256GB) model MK4M2LL/A for $1,149.99 when using the links in this article or our Price Guides and applying Promo Code APINSIDER during checkout. That’s the lowest price ever for this model by $50 and the current low by over $84, according our Price Guides. Just follow the step-by-step instructions below to make sure you get this price.

Update: B&H has matched this price at $1,149.00.

Free Accessories

As part of this offer, customers will also get the following include free accessories (worth over $200) with each order: 1) Apple USB-C to USB Adapter for MacBook, 2) LG Electronics GP50NB40 Super-Multi External DVD Rewriter with M-Disc, 3) Sabrent 4-Port USB 2.0 Hub with Power Switches and LEDs, and 4) Corel Digital Organization Creativity Suite for Mac. Each order also ships free with no sales tax collected if you live outside NY & NJ.

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 register and log into an Adorama VIP account. (It’s painless, offers perks, & is required for special promos like these.)
    3) ¬†Once logged in, click this link for the 12″ Gold MacBook model MK4M2LL/A.
    5) When the Adorama MacBook Air + AppleCare page loads, you’ll see a price that’s roughly $50 higher than advertised. Add it to your cart anyway and begin the checkout process.
    6) During checkout, apply promo code APINSIDER in the Promo Code field right after your shipping info (where it says “Do you have a gift card or promo code?”)
    7) After you apply the promo code, the price should fall to match the price currently advertised. Now complete your order and checkout.
    8) That’s it. And if you live outside NY & NJ, this will be your final charge price for this order, as Adorama will not collect sales tax on your order.

    As always, if you have any issues, you can reach out to us at priceguides@gmail.com and we’ll try and help.

All other 12″ MacBooks

Readers looking for one of the other 12″ MacBooks should check out our Mac Price Guide this week, where a couple of Apple resellers are offering $100 discounts on select models. For 12″ MacBooks with AppleCare, Adorama is offering the lowest price across the board with the same promo code and instructions above (just use the pricing link of your choice from our Macs with AppleCare Price Guide during step 3) or check out this tutorial.

Apple’s 13″ MacBook Air (1.70GHz/8GB/512GB) for $1,249.00

Also in a similar price range and currently at the lowest price ever: Apple authorized reseller B&H Photo offers Apple’s 13″ MacBook Air (1.70GHz/8GB/512GB) model MF068LL/A for $1,249.00 with Free Shipping, your choice of LoJack for Laptops Standard Edition (1-Year Subscription) or Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac, and no sales tax collected on orders shipped outside NY. That’s $500 off MSRP and the lowest price anywhere for this model by over $120, according to our Mac Price GuideThis is a closeout deal and limited to available supply. Once it sells out, it will not return.

Save $750: 15″ MacBook Pro (2.5GHz, 16GB, 512GB, 750M) with LG super drive and MS Bluetooth Mouse for $1,749

There’s also a few hours left (expires early on 8/28) on this absolutely rock-bottom deal: Apple Authorized reseller Adorama has just dropped the price of Apple’s 15-inch MacBook Pro (2.5GHz, 16GB, 512GB, 750M) model MGXC2LL/A to $1,749.00 ($750 off) with a free LG super drive, free Microsoft Bluetooth Comfort Mouse, free shipping and no sales tax collected outside NY & NJ. Or get this same MacBook with AppleCare included for just $1,949 after this this $50 AppleCare rebate ($899 off). Please remember to first register and log into a free Adorama’s VIP customer account before adding this item to your cart or the deal won’t work. This deal is expected to expire sometime this evening or tomorrow morning.

Even more Back-to-School Deals

In addition to above, AppleInsider has teamed up with Apple authorized resellers to offer the lowest prices available anywhere on hundreds of other MacBooks, iMacs, iPads and other products. Many of these offers can be seen daily at deals.appleinsider.com and prices.appleinsider.com. Among some of the most popular current offers are:

Free Apple TVs and the lowest prices anywhere on 13″ MacBook Airs with AppleCare.

Free AppleCare on mid-2015 15″ MacBook Pros, plus cash discounts & a free accessory (up to $450 off)

Use $30-$200 coupons on all of Apple’s early-2015 13″ MacBook Pros, plus a free accessory

How to get the lowest prices on all of Apple’s MacBooks for the 2015 back-to-school season

Up to $219 off iMac 5Ks plus these items Free: 1TB WD My Passport Drive, Canon AirPrint Printer, & LG Super Drive

Free Microsoft Office & LG Super Drive with all iMac 5Ks, plus up to $219 off


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