Apple's MacBook Pro, MacBook Air on sale at Best Buy

The electronics retailer offers $250 off select MacBook Pros and $100 off all MacBook Airs from November 1 to November 2. It's also giving customers special trade-in deals on the computers.

Apple's MacBook Air. Apple

With Cyber Monday on the near horizon, Best Buy is already starting in on the shopping deals.

For two days only -- Friday and Saturday -- the big box retailer is offering customers $250 off of Apple's 13.3" MacBook Pro with 8GB memory and $100 off all MacBook Airs. Additionally, in a deal that extends past this weekend, people can trade in their old Apple laptops for an average of $75 and computers in good condition can fetch at least $100.

While the trade-in gives users a deal, it's interesting to note that Best Buy is currently offering users $200 trade-in for working third or fourth generation iPads or iPad Mini through November 9.

In efforts to lure shoppers to its retail stores, Best Buy is known for offering deals on computers, tablets, smartphones, and other gadgets. In July, it gave customers $200 off of MacBooks and also offered an iPad trade-in promotion. Then, in August it gave customers deals on most all mobile devices and select tablets.

Best Buy isn't the only retailer to offer such promotions; Target and Walmart have also recently been hawking iPhones for discounted prices .

Best Buy's MacBook Pro and MacBook Air sale starts Friday, November 1 and goes through Saturday, November 2 and is available at Best Buy stores. The laptop trade-in deals will go on indefinitely.

Updated November 1 at 11:10 a.m. PT to say the computer trade-in deals will continue past this weekend.

About the author

Dara Kerr, a freelance journalist based in the Bay Area, is fascinated by robots, supercomputers and Internet memes. When not writing about technology and modernity, she likes to travel to far-off countries.



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