Apple is offering UK educators interest-free ten-month loans to buy new Macs.

The Macs ship with a three-year warranty. Educators can choose from an iMac, eMac, PowerBook or iBook bundle.

Interested parties should contact Apple on 0800 912 7762 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) to get a quote and apply for financing. The offer ends September 30, terms and conditions apply.

Qualifying Mac configurations are:

iMac G4 17-inch with Superdrive + AppleCare Protection Plan
eMac G4 17-inch with SuperDrive + AppleCare Protection Plan
PowerBook 12-inch with SuperDrive + AppleCare Protection Plan
PowerBook G4 15-inch with SuperDrive + AppleCare Protection Plan
PowerBook G4 17-inch with SuperDrive + AppleCare Protection Plan
iBook 12-inch with Combo Drive + 15GB iPod + AppleCare Protection Plan
iBook 14-inch with Combo Drive + 15GB iPod + AppleCare Protection Plan.

Apple this month also upgraded its Portable Digital Media Lab for teachers, introducing a version of this popular bundle that includes a 12-inch PowerBook with SuperDrive, a Canon MV600i camcorder, a Canon IXUS V3 digital camera, and a software bundle comprising OS X, Final Cut Express, QuickTime, iCal, iChat, iLife, Safari, Acrobat Reader, OmniGraffle, OmniOutliner, Art Director's Toolkit, and FAXstf.