The batteries in Apple’s new $250 AirPods Pro will eventually die – these are your 2 best options to avoid paying for a new pair ever few years


For $30, AppleCare+ for Headphones will cover worn-out batteries on AirPods Pro and its charging case for two years.

The caveat here is that you’re only covered for two years. Some AirPods owners have reported that their AirPods batteries were wearing out after two years, making AppleCare+ for Headphones useless for battery replacements in their specific cases.

It costs $150 to replace AirPods Pro and charging case batteries after AppleCare+ for Headphones runs out.

Here’s what else you get with AppleCare+ for Headphones:

  • $29 fee for accidental damage per incident on AirPods Pro.
  • $29 fee for accidental damage per incident on AirPods Pro charging case.
  • No coverage for lost or stolen AirPods Pro. Costs $89 per AirPods Pro and an extra $99 for the AirPods Pro charging case to replace if lost or stolen.