If you need to topup your iTunes account, or who have family and friends who would appreciate some more iTunes credit for Christmas, there is a new way to buy cheap iTunes Gift Cards. Costco are offering a pack of 4 x £15 iTunes gift cards for £49.49. The offer appears to be available both in-store and online. If you order online, you will be sent physical gift cards – great for presents this Christmas.
As usual, you can use these iTunes gift cards for spending on iCloud storage subscriptions, Apple music subscriptions, renting movies on iTunes or buying Apps and making in-app purchases.
17.5% Discount, with £49.49 minimum spend
For any deal, it’s always worth considering the overall discount, and the minimum spend required to trigger that discount. In this case, while the discount of 17.5% is good, £49 is a lot to spend on iTunes in one go. So I don’t rate this as one of the best offer this year.
Costco Online-Only Membership – £15 per year
Added to that, Costco is a members-only warehouse store. Don’t forget you can signup for an online-only account for £15 per year. Unlike the in-store memberships, there are no qualification requirements for an online account (i.e. you don’t need to be self employed, or work in a specific industry). Unless you need to buy a lot of iTunes vouchers, I wouldn’t suggest jumping in.
Our main Cheap iTunes Gift Cards article lists where else you can buy discounted iTunes vouchers, and also shows the ‘normal’ discount you can expect along with the minimum spend required to trigger the offer or discount. So if you aren’t desperate, it can be worth waiting for a better deal to come along or if you are not a Costco member already.
If you see any better deals, let me know, I am keen to build the list of cheapies to help people buy at the right time.