Buy Used MacBooks from Swappa

By Shannon Gurnee
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April 24, 2018
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This is a partnered post with Swappa.

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When I first started blogging, I did everything on the PC. It wasn’t until I met my husband Frank that I discovered the awesomeness that is the MacBook! Not only is it an amazing piece of technology (and one that use all of the time), but it also comes with a pretty hefty price tag. I was fortunate enough to purchase it, but understand that not everyone can do that. That’s where Swappa comes into play. 

What is Swappa? Swappa is a safe user-to-user marketplace for buying and selling newish technology. It’s called newish because the gently used products sold on Swappa must be fully-functional and are held to a higher standard than other marketplaces. Unlike Craigslist and Ebay, every listing for sale on Swappa is manually reviewed by their group of tech experts to ensure you receive your item in the condition you expect.

Save Money with Better Prices

Simply put, the main reason buy a used MacBook is to save money. With Swappa, you’re able to reap the benefits of Apple’s forward thinking design with a much lower price tag by buying a newish MacBook directly from another user. Saving money for the win!

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When you buy a used MacBook through Swappa, you’ll get the same quality product at a better price. Notebooks like the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro have a reputation for quality and performance that holds its shelf life, which is why thousands of people choose to buy on Swappa every month. These smart consumers pay far less than retail for Apple products.

Swappa has a selection of newish MacBooks, starting at $375.

Air: $999.00 (new) – starting around $375 (used on Swappa)

MacBook: New $1,299.00 (new) – starting around $675 (used on Swappa)

Pro: $1,900.00 (new) – starting around $500 (used on Swappa)

PayPal Protections

All Swappa purchases are completed through PayPal, giving you and your family extensive buyer protections while keeping checkout simple. PayPal keeps your financial information safe and ensures you get what you pay for, or a refund.

Plus, through Swappa, you can use PayPal Credit to purchase your devices. PayPal Credit is a revolving line of credit that can provide interest free purchases when paid back within 6 months. Using PayPal Credit to buy a used laptop is the secret to getting a MacBook for cheap because you’ll save hundreds of dollars on the cost of the device and will make smaller payments that are convenient, easy, and predictable.

Protect the Environment

Buying a used laptop is cheaper, and is also better for the environment. According to Apple, more than 80% of carbon emissions of an electronic occur during the manufacturing process. So when you buy used, you are helping reduce carbon emissions, while extending the life of that product and preventing toxic waste from ending up in the landfill. Feel good about helping to protect the environment when you buy used tech.

Stay Up to Date on All the Latest Tech

In addition to MacBooks, the Swappa marketplace includes phones, tablets, home tech products and gaming devices. Keep your family stocked with the all latest tech at a better price. For more details on buying a MacBook through Swappa, check out The Essential Guide to Buying a Used MacBook or check out their full selection of newish MacBooks here.

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

20 Responses to “Buy Used MacBooks from Swappa”

  1. Cynthia R says:

    I just bought a new laptop but I’ll have to remember this for the next time.

  2. Mandee says:

    Wow! I’ve never even heard of this place! This would definitely make my dream of owning a MacBook more of a reality! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Colleen says:

    I love this so much. I think this is such a great option to get good tech at awesome prices. It’s better for the environment, too!

  4. Ann Snook-Moreau says:

    What?! This sounds awesome! I have been in the market for a new laptop but am balking because of the price. I like that they do quality control so you don’t get a piece of junk old computer, too.

  5. Ashley says:

    I’ve never bought anything on Swappa, but I have sold a bunch of tech. It’s a great website!

  6. robin rue says:

    I have wanted a Macbook for years. This sounds like the way to get it.

  7. Amy says:

    I have an IMac, but can see how a Macbook would be so helpful!! I need to check out this site to score some deals!!

  8. Heather says:

    Wait, what?! How did I not know about this? I’ve been using a Mac for years and each time I get a new one, my bank account cries. I’m totally checking this out!

  9. Danielle says:

    Definitely checking this out! I am looking for a new macbook!!!

  10. Rose Ann Sales says:

    Such a nice post and a nice tips for buying a new computer. I will definitely take this as my future reference thank you for sharing this with us.

  11. This sounds really cool! I will definitely check this out for great deals!

  12. Heather says:

    That is a great resource! My kids need a new computer, so I need to check out the hot deal on Swappa. Knowing that it’s been reviewed by experts is reassuring.

  13. Dogvills says:

    Oh wow! My son needs a new laptop for his internship. I can’t believe these Swappa deals. I am checking them out soon!

  14. Brianne says:

    I so need a new computer and 100% checking this out. I was just about to go and buy a new one this week!

  15. I love it! I think this is such a great option to upgrade tech at great prices. I can’t wait to check it out!

  16. Ruth I. says:

    Macbooks are expensive and I honestly can’t afford to buy a brand new one. Thank goodness for Swappa and the awesome deals.

  17. Gemille Sleweon says:

    Wow, i wish i’d known about this earlier. My mom spent $1300 on my macbook. We could’ve saved so much money.

  18. Rachel says:

    I am honestly going to bookmark this post! I really, really want a macbook but I can’t afford the new price tag.

  19. This sounds like a great site. I need a new-ish laptop soon. The one I do have is getting slower and slower!

  20. Cheryl says:

    I love all things Apple! I never use Windows anymore. iOS rocks!!

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