For the customers who have purchased an Apple Computer from Lincoln Camera Centre, you would be aware of the Apple Protection Plan and hopefully have it applied to your computer. If you are not aware or have not thought about the advantages of getting the plan, please take the time to consider the following. Please note: The AppleCare Protection Plan must be purchased within 12 months of the original purchase date of your Mac and provides up to three years of additional service options from the original purchase date of your Mac.
AppleCare service and support from the people who know your Mac best
For up to three years from your computer’s original purchase date, the AppleCare Protection Plan gives you direct, one-stop access to Apple’s award-winning telephone technical support for questions about Apple hardware, OS X, iLife, and iWork. And you get local Apple hardware service around the world.
One stop for expert Apple technical support
Because Apple designs the computer, the operating system, and many applications, the Mac is a truly integrated system. And only the AppleCare Protection Plan gives you one-stop service and support from Apple experts, so most issues can be resolved in a single call.
The AppleCare Protection Plan provides up to three years of additional hardware service options, both parts and labor, from Apple-authorized technicians around the world — perfect whether you work at a desk or travel with your Mac.
Apple hardware coverage includes
Your Mac computer
Included accessories such as the power adapter
Apple memory (RAM)
AirPort Express Base Station, AirPort Extreme Base Station, and Time Capsule (3)
Apple USB SuperDrive (for MacBook Pro with Retina display, MacBook Air, and Mac mini only)
Apple display purchased with your Mac
Mac Software Support includes
Whether you’re sitting in the comfort of your home or office or on the go, you can get direct access to Apple experts for questions on a wide range of Mac topics, including:
Using the OS X operating system
Quick how-to questions about iLife and iWork
Connecting to printers and AirPort networks
Available Apple Protection Plans
There has been quite a price drop on the plans.
Protection Plan for iMac $ 189.00
Protection Plan for 13in MacBook Pro/MacBook Air $279.00
Protection Plan for 15in MacBook Pro/Retina MacBook Pro $389.00
Protection Plan for iPad $89.00 (provides up to two years of expert telephone technical support and additional hardware service options from Apple.) Quite a smart investment as when you purchase the iPad AppleCare Protection Plan, just one phone call can help answer questions related to iOS, iCloud and Apple-branded iPad apps. And if you need a repair, Apple experts can help set up Express Replacement Service on the same call.