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Topic # 84357 29-May-2011 11:21 Send private message

Hi folks

Keen to give a prezzie to a mate who has his first IPAD which he unboxed yesterday. Very jealous as mine is still being made :(

Before i fork out monies I'm a bit confused as to the difference between useability of ITUNES cards and Apps Cards.  Can't find consistent information online as a lot appears to relate to US / Canada issues.

The Warehouse sells both versions in $20 sizes. I'm pretty sure he will mainly want to download games / apps and will need to pay for some I guess. He has a huge music collection already so I'm pretty sure it will be more apps focussed shopping.

Will either card work online or do I have to be careful which card I pickup ?

Thanks for any advice.

Ged

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  Reply # 475376 29-May-2011 11:50 Send private message

iTunes or App Store gift cards should both just credit your iTunes account, it doesn't matter whether you spend it on apps or media.
You should look out for a frequent special where you can often get 2 x $20 cards for $30. This is an excellent deal!
I got some app store gift cards for my birthday, is a very good gift!

Cheers,
Joseph



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  Reply # 475421 29-May-2011 14:05 Send private message

Thanks Joseph..

Where are the special offers generally ? Online or instore someplace.

I saw both cards today whilst in a mall at DSE.

Cheers

Ged

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  Reply # 475487 29-May-2011 17:57 Send private message

quite often DSE, warehouse or Countdown have them on special at 2x 20's for $30.
Usually rolls around every couple of months or so.

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  Reply # 475782 30-May-2011 15:22 Send private message

really happy to see this, because I saw them the other day, and thought hmm I wonder if they only allow one sort of download (music for itunes card, apps for app card) or if they would infact just provide credit for all sorts of things.

Thanks heaps!
and I think the 2 $20 for $30 shouldn't be too far away, I haven't seen it for a couple of months, so must about be due for another I think.

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  Reply # 475785 30-May-2011 15:26 Send private message

The only thing to consider though is that NZ gift cards can only be used with a NZ iTunes Store account. Most accounts created here will be NZ accounts, unless your friend has created the account while overseas, using an overseas-sourced card.




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  Reply # 475794 30-May-2011 15:48 Send private message

I saw at New World in New Lynn the 2 x $20 cards this afternoon.

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Joseph

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  Reply # 475801 30-May-2011 16:07 Send private message

jofizz: I saw at New World in New Lynn the 2 x $20 cards this afternoon.

Cheers,
Joseph


I saw about 50x $20 at the DSE ;p I think you meant the 2 x $20 for $30?



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  Reply # 476638 1-Jun-2011 11:36 Send private message

Just wanted to say thanks for the help re which card to buy.

Ged

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  Reply # 478470 7-Jun-2011 11:17 Send private message

2 x $20 cards for $30 at Hardly Normals at the moment!

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