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What is a rebate, and why don't us Australians have it?

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So, me being Australian, im pretty sur we dont have rebates over here, so i don't really know what they are about, why they are there, and what is the point. Could someone please clear this up for me.

Also, i didn't know which forum to put this in, so if someone could put this in the right one, much appreciated.
    
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We do get rebate just not any where near as much as the US does.

They are promotional offers where you got $X back when buying a product.

An example is like a Lenovo laptop.
You buy one for say $1000 and they will rebate you back $$$ by cheque in the mail or other means. thumb.gif
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Yeah man we do get rebates, they're just extremely annoying to get sorted because we're in Australia and no technology likes Australia, or companies for that matter
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