Compare AppleCare or SquareTrade Pricing
Deciding between AppleCare or SquareTrade warranty? Use the Squaretrade vs AppleCare Protection Plan chart below to help you
*Accident Protection Plan – with spills and drops protection
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AppleCare vs SquareTrade
|AppleCare Protection Plan||SquareTrade|
|3 year protection
Does not include spill and drops
No limits on repairs
|3 year protection (4 year option)
Drops + spill (for laptops under $2000)
No phone support
No brick and mortar support
Repairs limited to max value of item
Reasons use SquareTrade
SquareTrade has a Accidental Handling Coverage, or Drops + Spill, for newly purchased laptops under $2000. There is also the option to extend the coverage to 4 years but this removes the option of Accidental Handling Coverage.
Reasons use AppleCare
Unlike SquareTrade, AppleCare covers power adapter and Apple accessories purchased with your Mac, this includes mouse, keyboards and even Apple Displays.
- Coupon and Promo Code not needed for MacBook Deals
- Free Messaging and Voice Apps