Get Free AirPods With A New iPad Or MacBook With This Back-To-School Promotion

Apple's giving $159 credit toward AirPods when you buy a MacBook, iMac, or iPad during its back-to-school promotion.


It's unclear if students will actually be able to return to school, but that doesn't mean you can't take advantage of some of the back-to-school deals. Apple products are always a popular choice for students, and there are always some great deals on them during the summer. Right now, if you buy a select MacBook, iMac, or iPad, you'll get a $159 credit towards a new pair of AirPods. That means you can get Apple's premium Bluetooth earbuds with a wired charging case for free--or even the impressive AirPods Pro at a significant discount. The promotion runs all summer long until September 29.

Apple's back to school AirPods promotion
Apple's back to school AirPods promotion

Since the base AirPods cost $159, you're essentially getting them for free. However, you can put that $159 credit toward the more expensive models. AirPods with Wireless Charging Case will cost you just $40, while the AirPods Pro will set you back $90, down from their high $249 price. When checking out, you'll simply need to choose which model AirPods you want, as shown above.

This deal applies to most new Apple products with the exception of the iPhone. Naturally, the deal feels even better if you're buying a lower-priced laptop or tablet like the MacBook Air or iPad Air.

Eligible products

If you head to an Apple store to take advantage of this deal, you'll have to show proof of your educational status as either an teacher or student at any level. We're not saying you should lie, but if you shop online, you don't need to provide any proof.

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