Get the MacBook Air for just $799 in back to school deal: save $200!

Back to school MacBook Air deals
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If you are heading to back to school for the first time, or you're returning for another year, you could bag a brand new M1-chipped MacBook Air for a record low price. 

Right now, anyone with a registered email address at a school can save $200 off the laptop. All you need to do is sign up to head over to Best Buy and get their newsletter for free. You'll receive a promo code that will reduce the ideal student laptop to just $799. That's a huge $200 off the lightning fast, beautifully stylish Apple MacBook Air! 

And there's a great deal to be had if you're not a student. You can still save a sizeable $100 on the M1 MacBook Air over at Best Buy right now - it's down from $999.99 to $899.99

We think the MacBook Air is a stunning laptop, as our five star review attests. Though at the usual $999.99 asking price, it's usually a little exclusive for most students. Well, not now! 

Be sure to also check out our collection of all the best Apple Back to School deals right now. 

Best MacBook Air deal in the US

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Apple MacBook Air (M1, 2020): $999.99 $799 at Best Buy
Save $200:
If you've got a school email, sign up to the Best Buy newsletter for free, then use the promo code to get the MacBook Air for $799. This is, hands down, the best deal we've ever seen on the Apple laptop, which boasts 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD storage, and a stunning 13-inch display (not to mention that super fast M1 chip).

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Apple MacBook Air (M1, 2020): $999.99 $899 at Best Buy
Save $100:
If you're not in education, you can still enjoy a big discount on the M1-chipped MacBook Air. As above, it comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD storage, and a beautiful 13-inch display. And all for the best price that we've seen available to the public.

Best Apple MacBook Air deal in the UK

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Apple MacBook Air (M1, 2020): £999 £898 at Curry's
Save £101:
In the UK, the best price that you can get the M1-chipped MacBook Air is £898 at Curry's - a solid saving of £101. 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD plus retina display and up to 18 hours life make this a go-to laptop if you're going to be using it all day, all week.

Here are a few more deals on the MacBook Air, wherever you are in the world... 

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Beren Neale
Edom Editor

Beren has worked on creative titles at Future Publishing for over 13 years. Cutting his teeth as Staff Writer on the digital art magazine ImagineFX, he moved on to edit several creative titles, and is currently the Ecommerce Editor on the most effective creative website in the world. When he's not testing and reviewing the best ergonomic office chairs, phones, laptops, TVs, monitors and various types of storage, he can be found finding and comparing the best deals on the tech that creatives value the most.