Apple’s Australian customers get 7 days of AppleCare+ for free

Apple this month enacted a new warranty policy in Australia that nets customers a short period of gratis AppleCare+ service with all hardware purchases.

AppleCare+As of Oct. 5, Australian customers purchasing iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, Apple TV, AirPods, HomePod, iPod touch and other eligible Apple devices receive a seven-day complimentary AppleCare+ plan that affords all the trappings of a full subscription.According to Apple’s terms and conditions, the free AppleCare+ service covers two incidents of accidental damage within the seven-day period, with each claim subject to the usual service fees. Also included is express replacement service, priority access to telephone or web-based technical support and battery service.

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