Apple retail and online store will be the same unless you pay for faster shipping.
They will charge you sales tax online based on where you live so you can’t escape it* (unless you buy Amazon.).
So that is the only way you can get a cheaper price between online and retail.
Is there a benefit to buying from Apple Store?
There are a number of advantages to shopping at these stores. First off, they provide discounts off the retail price. The next big advantage to buying from online retailers is free software and rebate offers such as free trials of software and rebate offers for free or discounted printers or accessories.
Which country is the cheapest to buy Apple products?
Outside US, Japan is the cheapest place to buy, surprisingly. Their vat is at 8%. The next cheapest place for apple is Hong Kong.
Is it better to buy Apple products from Apple or Amazon?
Normally Amazon products are fine. You should strongly consider buying direct from Apple, the reason is because when you buy from another reseller you are sacrificing many privileges such as if there is a problem you can return the machine within 14 days for ANY reason.
How can I get Apple products cheaper?
6 of the Best Ways to Score Discounts on Apple Products
- Sign Up For Apple’s Credit Card. Apple recently revamped its Apple Store Credit Card.
- Check Out Apple’s Education Store.
- Wait for Apple’s Back-to-School Sale.
- Buy Apple Certified Refurbished.
- Check Apple Authorized Resellers.
- Wait for Black Friday/Cyber Monday.
- Enjoy Your New iDevice!
Are Apple products cheaper at Best Buy?
Ask for a 10% price match at the Apple Store when you see a cheaper competitor price. Apple will match competitor prices up to 10% at stores like Target, Walmart or Best Buy.
Why is Amazon cheaper than Apple store?
A: Amazon attracts customers by offering discounts. Apple gives Amazon a good wholesale price because Amazon buys in huge bulk and will commit to purchases in advance. Apple will sell their products at the MSRP at all times, so that any there resellers can have a chance to sell a product by offering a discount.