Apple launches its 2021 Black Friday shopping event on Friday, November 26. For four days, Apple customers can enjoy an Apple Gift Card for a later purchase when buying eligible products. Bonus gift cards are in different denominations up to $200 depending on which product is bought during the event. The special applies to purchases made online, at Apple retail stores, or by phone through Cyber Monday, November 29th.
Most Apple stores around the world have been closed for two months due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Depending on local health data and government guidance in effect, Apple is selectively opening stores to ensure the safety of its customers and employees. For example, Apple stores have reopened in a few countries such as China, Australia, and Germany.
Apple has roughly 270 brick and mortar stores in the US, which are currently closed due to the global pandemic. The company continues to monitor the situation, and expects its retail locations to remain closed through at least early May.
Discounted purchases from the Apple Online Store for Education are available to eligible individuals.
The following people qualify for Apple education pricing:
While not everyone can qualify for Apple education pricing, the available discounts and promotions can be viewed at any time.