Are iProducts and AppleCare from different countries OK?

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I'm looking at buying AppleCare for iPhone 6 and rMBP.

Both products were purchased in Canada, but American AppleCare is less expensive.

Will Apple honour US AppleCare for Canadian-bought products in Canada?

Anyone have any experience with this? Cheers!
 

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I believe that you have to purchase Apple Care in the same country that you purchased your Apple product. But don't take my word on this. Give Apple customer service a call or ask at any Apple store in Canada.

If you find that you can purchase Apple Care in the US, we recommend buying it from B&H Photo in New York City. That's where I buy my Apple Care and is usually the best price across the US.
 
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Here in Australia AppleCare must be purchased from Apple Australia or a genuine reseller for it to be recognized. No cheap AppleCare from eBay US or UK.
 

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Thanks Harry, that's what I thought. And by the way, do not ever buy Apple Care from eBay or off Craig's List. Chances are high that you will be ripped off with a fake Apple Care registration number and wind up with zero protection.
 
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If you find that you can purchase Apple Care in the US, we recommend buying it from B&H Photo in New York City. That's where I buy my Apple Care and is usually the best price across the US.

Hi Chscag - thanks for the suggestion above; did not think there were 'bargains' on AppleCare - I've usually just added the plan to my computer & iDevice purchases - will check next time - when I was into film/slide photography years ago, I bought stuff from B&H Photo - Dave :)
 

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I purchased a Smart Cover in the US when on a trip, and discovered it was faulty so returned it to a UK store. The Genius explained that they are separate companies (Apple US and Apple UK) so they shouldn't do a swap. But he did, which was good customer service.

If it had been a more expensive product like an iPhone that might have played out differently.
 

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