Western Digital’s World Backup Day Sale: Discounts on My Passport Drives and More

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Western Digital's World Backup Day Sale: Discounts on My Passport Drives and More
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In today’s digital world, data is one of the most valuable assets. Losing important files due to hardware failure, viruses, or accidental deletion can be a nightmare. This is why having a backup strategy is crucial. To celebrate World Backup Day, Western Digital is offering some great deals on its products until March 31st.

One of the most exciting promotions that Western Digital is currently offering is a FREE case with the purchase of My Passport products, including My Passport, My Passport for Mac, My Passport Ultra, and My Passport Ultra for Mac. What’s more, customers will receive an additional year of limited warranty for free. Additionally, customers who purchase eligible products during the promotion period can receive a free extra year of limited warranty. For example, if you buy a product that includes a 2-year limited warranty, Western Digital will extend it free of charge to a 3-year limited warranty.


Western Digital is also offering discounts on some of its products during the World Backup Day sale. Currently, the WD Elements SE SSD is now starting from just $49.99 instead of $74.99 and is available in 480GB, 1TB, and 2TB options. This pocket-size portable SSD is up to 3x faster than a portable HDD, with read speeds up to 400MB/s. Its compact design and drop resistance of up to 2 meters make this the perfect drive no matter where you are. Additionally, the WD Elements SE SSD comes with a 3-year limited warranty that can be extended to 4 years if purchased through March 31st.

WD Elements SE SSD
WD Elements SE SSD. (Image Credit: Western Digital)

Another product that’s on sale is the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD V2, which is now available for $75.99 instead of $89.99. This SSD drive is now 2x as fast as its previous generation with up to 1050MB/s read and 1000MB/s write speeds, thanks to the NVMe protocol. It is also durable, with up to two-meter drop protection and IP55 water and dust resistance. The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD V2 comes with a 5-year limited warranty.

SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD V2
SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD V2. (Image Credit: Western Digital)

The My Passport for Mac is now available starting from $74.99 instead of $84.99 and is available in 2TB, 4TB, and 5TB options. This on-the-go portable storage drive for Mac devices is compatible with USB-C and delivers SuperSpeed USB (5Gbps). Its built-in 256-bit AES hardware encryption with password protection helps keep your digital life’s contents secure. My Passport for Mac comes with a 3-year limited warranty that can be extended to 4 years if purchased through March 31st.

My Passport for Mac
My Passport for Mac. (Image Credit: Western Digital)

For Windows users, the My Passport is a great option. It now starts from $53.99 instead of $63.99, and it comes with a 3-year limited warranty with a free 1-year extra warranty during the promotion period. My Passport is formatted for Windows 10/11 to deliver plug-and-play storage out of the box, and with WD software, you can also download the NTFS driver for macOS.

If you’re looking for a high-capacity NAS system drive, the WD My Book desktop storage is an excellent option. It comes in options up to 22TB and ships with WD’s backup software to back up your photos, videos, music, and documents. The drive also comes with built-in 256-bit AES hardware encryption with password protection. The My Book comes with a three-year limited warranty.

My Book
My Book. (Image Credit: Western Digital)

Lastly, Western Digital is offering a great deal on their My Cloud Home personal cloud storage device. The device plugs directly into your Wi-Fi router at home and allows you to save all your digital content in one central place. With the My Cloud Home app, you can access, upload, and share your content from anywhere with an internet connection. The My Cloud Home comes in 4TB and 8TB options and is available starting at just $169.99 instead of $199.99 during the promotion. The device comes with a two-year limited warranty.

My Cloud Home
My Cloud Home. (Image Credit: Western Digital)