The best MacBook deals of September 2018

We've scoured the internet for the best MacBook deals from Apple and other retailers in the UK, both brand-new and refurbished. If you want to buy a MacBook, MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, check here first to find out if you could save money.

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Our team of Apple experts have been scouring the web for the top deals, offers and discounts across the MacBook range – picking out the best money-off offers to save you time whether you want a Pro, an Air, or just a regular old MacBook.

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Best MacBook deals right now

Great MacBook deals are available across the web. Here are the best we've found. If you're looking for a desktop Mac, see our designated iMac deals round up here.

What to look for in MacBook deals

No matter what MacBook you’re looking for, we’d recommend starting off with a list of the features and specs that are important to you and how much you’d like to spend. Don’t be tricked into buying something you don’t need because it seems like a good price, and be aware that some retailers have been known to be misleading about RRP to make a deal look better than it is - always compare to the price on the Apple store to make sure you're getting good value.

You also want to be careful of the age of any given MacBook - models from different years might have similar looking specs on paper, so take care to double-check processor speeds and even model numbers to make sure you're not paying over the odds for a laptop from a few years ago.

Luckily we've checked out the deals here and we'll tell you exactly what's on offer - and if it's an older model we'll tell you so.

Where to get MacBook deals

Apple never really offers discounts on its MacBooks - other than through its official refurbished store. However, other resellers are still offering discounts on MacBooks. You may still find deals on the following sites:

If you’ve found that you’re missing out on Amazon’s Lightning deals, which run for just a few hours and offer limited stock, we’d recommend signing up for Amazon’s 30 day free trial of Prime, which will get you access to deals 30 minutes before everyone else. Plus, you’ll get free next-day delivery with the Prime trial, as well as access to Prime Instant Video and more.

Sign up for Prime now to take advantage.

Best MacBook student deals

Another great resource to help you save is the Macworld UK's Student Deals page, particularly the Tech & Mobile section. Right now, Apple is offering up to 10% off Macs as well as up to 50% off Apple Care. Simply create an account, log in, and verify your student status, and the discount is yours. 

You can also save 8% on accessories and 5% on iPads (more iPad deals). See all Macworld UK student tech deals here

We'll bring you a curated and regularly updated list of the very best MacBook deals right here, but you'll find a broader selection of most Apple deals here.

Best MacBook deals for September 2018

Here are the best MacBook deals available right now, particularly if you’re willing to go for a refurbished MacBook. You can find out more about Apple’s refurbished store here.

1. Apple 13in MacBook Pro with Retina, Core i5 2.3GHz, 8GB RAM and 256GB Storage

From: Amazon

Was: £1449

Now: £1299  (£150 off)

You can also get up to £540 off the Touch Bar model with 512GB storage and a Core i5 3.1GHz processor. See our coverage of Amazon discounts on MacBook Pro laptops here.

2. Apple 13in MacBook Pro with Retina, 3.1GHz, 8GB RAM, 512GB Storage

From: Amazon

Was: £1949

Now: £1409  (£540 off)

3. Apple 13in Macbook Pro, Core i5 2.3GHz, 8GB RAM and 128 SSD

From: Amazon

Was: £1249

Now: £1070  (£170 off)

4. Apple MacBooks - Offers on Amazon

From: Amazon

Now: Up to £452 off

5. Very.co.uk MacBook Sale

From: Very

Now: up to £100 off

Tonnes of savings available right now on the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro (including Retina display and Touch Bar models)!

6. Apple 15in Macbook Pro with Touchbar, Core i7 2.9GHz, 4GB RAM, 512GB SSD

From: Amazon

Was: £2699

Now: £2199  (£500 off)

7. Apple 13in MacBook Pro, Touchbar, 3.1GHz, 512GB Storage

From: eBuyer

Was: £1965.16

Now: £1726.29  (£238 off)

8. Apple 15in MacBook Pro, 2.2GHz, 256GB Storage

From: Amazon

Was: £1899

Now: £1683.39  (£215.61 off)

9. Apple 13in MacBook Pro with Retina (2017), 3.1GHz, 8GB RAM and 512GB Storage

From: Amazon

Was: £1949

Now: £1409  (£540 off)

10. Apple 13in Macbook with Retina (2017), Core i5 3.1GHz, 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD

From: Amazon

Was: £1749

Now: £1349.97  (£400 off)