Frequently Asked Questions
If you are a student, a teacher, administrator or staff member at University or TAFE, you qualify for Student Discounts on Apple computers, software and select third party products. Parents can also purchase on behalf of their child who is a student currently attending, accepted or applied for admission into an Australian University or TAFE. Full Terms & Conditions.
Schools & Universities
If you represent a school, university or other education institution, Apple Financial Services can tailor financing packages specifically for your students. For more information, please call 1300 669 292
|To Apply||133 622|
|In-Progress Applications||133 622, Option 1, Option 5, Ext 542470#|
|Existing Customers||1300 13 10 24|
|Online Service Centre||www.gecreditline.com.au|
|Open Hours||[AEST Mon - Fri : 8:00am to 8:00pm, 7 Days]
[AEST Sat - Sun : 8:30am to 8:00pm]
| Schools & Universities
|To Apply||1300 669 292|
|In-Progress Applications||1300 669 292, Option 1|
|Open Hours||Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm|
Key Product Features
|Interest Free Period||0% p.a. for 18 months at Apple|
|Available From||1 February to March 20, 2014|
|Interest Free Period||0% p.a. for 6 months at Apple|
|Minimum Purchase||$150 (available up to $499)|
|Available From||1 February to March 20, 2014|
|GE CreditLine card acquired through Apple.|
|Monthly Account Fee||$4.95|
|Minimum Credit Limit||$1,000|
|Interest Rate|| 22.99% p.a.
The above interest rate will be charged on any balance outstanding (unpaid), at the end of the Interest Free Period. This interest rate is also charged on EFTPOS/Cash transactions.
|Minimum Monthly Repayments|
| Refer to GE CreditLine Statement
0% Interest : Terms and Conditions
0% Interest for 18 Months
Make a purchase exceeding $500 using a GE CreditLine card acquired through Apple or a Buyer's Edge, GE CreditLine, GEM Visa or GO Mastercard and get interest free finance for 18 months.
0% Interest for 6 Months
Make a purchase between $150 to $499 using a GE CreditLine card acquired through Apple or a Buyer's Edge, GE CreditLine, GEM Visa or GO Mastercard and get interest free finance for 6 months.
To be eligible for the 18 months interest free promotion, purchase must exceed A$500 inc. GST and placed between 1:00am AEST 1 February 2014 and 11:59pm AEST 20 March 2014.
Interest Free Offer with Minimum Monthly Repayments
The interest free period for this offer is 6 months or 18 months (depending on the Interest Free period selected). Minimum monthly repayments must be made during the interest free period. Interest and repayments are also payable after the interest free period. Paying only the minimum monthly repayment will not pay out the loan before the end of the interest free period.
Apple Approved Channels
Orders must be placed with Apple Retail or Apple Online Store (via Apple Telesales, 133 622)
Offer not available for purchases from Apple Resellers.
GE CreditLine Card Type
To be eligible for this 0% finance offer customers must use a GE CreditLine card acquired through Apple or a Buyer's Edge, GE CreditLine, GEM Visa or Go Mastercard.
Minimum Order Amount
To be eligible for this Interest Free finance for 18 months, the total purchase amount must exceed A$500 inc GST.
To be eligible for this Interest Free finance for 6 months, the total purchase amount must exceed A$150 inc GST.
$0 application fee, $0 annual and a $4.95 monthly fee apply to GE CreditLine cards acquired through Apple. Other fees and charges may apply. GE cardholders who did not apply for their GE card from Apple, should refer to their monthly statement for fee details or contact GE on 1300 13 10 24.
This Interest Free offer is available for consumer finance and Education purchases only.
Business finance and finance by Education Institutions is excluded from this promotion.
How to Apply
How to Apply?
How long does an application take?
An application takes approximately 10 minutes to complete.
How long before I get a decision?
Most customers will know the outcome of their application (Approved, Declined) instantly! Some customer applications will be referred to GE for further assessment.
When can I start shopping?
If you apply from within an Apple Retail Store and are approved, you will be able to shop immediately. All you have to do is take your GE CreditLine Account Number and Drivers Licence (or alternative photo ID) to an Apple specialist and they will be able to process your order.
If you are approved, you will be notified immediately on-screen as well as by email. Once you have received your Approval Confirmation from GE, please call Apple on 133 622 to place your order [Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 6:00pm AEST]. A Mac Expert will then place your order.
What if my application is declined?
If your GE CreditLine application is unsuccessful you will be notified by email. In these instances, you will still be able to proceed with your Apple purchase should you wish to use an alternative payment method (such as an existing credit card).
Using the Card
How much can I borrow?
GE CreditLine will issue you with an account number that can be used for your first purchase. Your GE CreditLine card will then be sent to you within 10 business days, for repeat purchases. You can buy any products with a total value over $150 from Apple Online Store or Apple Retail up to your approved card limit.
What can I buy?
Once you have a card, you can purchase any item of your choosing over the value of $300 from an Apple Retail or Apple Online store. This includes hardware, software, and accessories. iTunes and App Store products are excluded.
How much will I be approved for?
Approved customers will have at least $1,000 available to spend on Apple products. The approved credit limit will vary by customer, based on individual financial circumstances.
What will my repayments be?
Your repayments will calculated by GE and displayed on your monthly statement.
Can I use my GE CreditLine card to make purchases in the Apple Online Store?
Unfortunately the GE CreditLine card does not have connectivity to the Apple Online Store Check-Out.
If you would like to purchase products from the Apple Online Store, simply browse the Apple Online Store, choose your products, and then call Apple on 133 622 to make your purchase using GE CreditLine. Your products will then be shipped to you.
When do my payments start?
Your repayments will commence 30 days after your purchase date, and will be charged monthly based on the outstanding balance on your GE CreditLine account.
Do I get a statement?
You will get a monthly statement showing your purchases, current GE CreditLine balance and monthly repayment required. You can choose to receive either online or paper statements.
Delivery Status : Online Orders
If you made your purchase from Online Store or Telesales, using a GE CreditLine card the delivery date in your order confirmation may not apply. Orders placed using a GE CreditLine card are 'complete ship'. This means that your order will not be dispatched until all items in your order are available for shipping. When your finance order has been finalised you will receive an email notification with the updated delivery date.