AppleCare+ to Cover iPhone 5 Customers Internationally as of Friday

AppleCare+ to Cover iPhone 5 Customers Internationally as of Friday

An AppleCare+ document leaked by Sonny Dickson reveals that Apple plans to make some changes in the program for international travelers. iPhone 5 owners who travel outside of the countries where they purchased their handsets will be able to receive replacement devices from international Apple retail stores and authorized repair centers.

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9to5Mac:

The updated policy covers customers traveling to Brazil, China, India, Korea, the Middle East, Russia, Taiwan, Turkey, the United States Canada, and more. A chart indicates which countries are able to replace specific versions of the iPhone 5 (GSM, CDMA, etc.). For example, only the version with the model number A1428 can be serviced in Brazil, while China can only replace the A1429, A1429 (MM), and A1442 variations.

The full document, available below, will tell you where your iPhone 5 can be serviced while traveling. The changes will go into effect on Friday, September 25th.

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