Military shoppers at Kadena Air Base can secure their purchases with Exchange Protection Plans, AppleCare+

Military shoppers at Kadena Air Base can secure their purchases with Exchange Protection Plans, AppleCare+

by Sabrina Beal
AAFES Okinawa Exchange

KADENA AIR BASE, OKINAWA– Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers at Kadena Air Base can secure the value of their purchases with added protection through Exchange Protection Plans.

Exchange Protection Plans guard against damage and destruction from handling, heat, dust and humidity, power surges, and wear and tear.

New this year, products that connect to the internet are eligible for the Protection+ Tech Help plan, which offers a variety of services to address connectivity, security, setup and optimization at no extra cost.

Items that connect to wi-fi networks are eligible, including laptops, computers, tablets, printers, televisions, streaming devices, gaming devices, routers and smart-home networked devices such as thermostats, doorbells and security systems. Additional protection for potential screen damage, theft, etc., can be secured through AppleCare+ for Mac computers, iPhones, iPads, Apple TV, Apple Watches and other Apple purchases.

Exchange Protection Plans also are available for jewelry and watches, appliances, lawn and garden items, sunglasses and more for as little as 2% of the price of the protected item.

“Exchange Protection Plans and AppleCare+ are two affordable ways to protect valuable purchases from unexpected damage,” said Store Manager Flordeliza Payton. “Kadena military shoppers can plan with confidence, knowing that their purchases are safeguarded.”

Exchange Protection Plans are available from one-year to lifetime warranties. Kadena Exchange shoppers can add an Exchange Protection Plan or AppleCare+ to eligible purchases by speaking with an associate at checkout or by adding to online purchases when prompted at

Veterans with service-connected disabilities can sign up for protection plans as they mark their first holiday shopping season with expanded in-store Exchange shopping benefits. Protection plans also are available to Veterans who have verified their eligibility to use their lifelong online Exchange benefit at

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