With shows like "The Mandalorian" and movies like "Frozen 2", Disney + has quickly become a must-have streaming service. But with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu, adding another subscription-based service can be expensive – but there are ways to cut costs.
There are several ways to save money on a Disney + subscription. Even if you are already a paying Disney + subscriber, it is worth exploring the offers that are currently there, as you can lose a few dollars from recurring costs.
However, the offers listed below will not be forever, so check them out to benefit from one of them immediately if it saves money. That way, you can enjoy "Hamilton" and other great shows and movies hitting the streaming service later this year without breaking the bank.
Method 1: Get one year free with Verizon Fios
In the market for a new cable or internet subscription or both? If you buy a qualified package from Verizon Fios, you can qualify for one year of Disney + for free. Available packages include two years of commitment to either Triple Play (TV, Internet and Home Phone) or Double Play (TV and Internet), as well as standalone Internet data plans at speeds 50/50 Mbps or higher.
When the Fios installation is complete, you will receive an email containing a link with instructions to sign up for a Disney + account through the My Verizon or My Fios app. But you want to act fast – the deal ends on August 31, 2020.
Whatever plan you choose, you can only have one subscription per Verizon account. But since Disney + supports up to four simultaneous streams for up to 10 different compatible devices, you can share your account with family members. After one year, you will be charged $ 6.99 per month for the service.
If you have a Disney + subscription through Verizon, you must cancel before using the deal. If you have one via Disney, it will be paused or canceled to have the free year. If you want the Disney + / Hulu / ESPN + package (see below), you can get it via Disney, and $ 6.99 a month is deducted from the sum over the entire campaign length. For more specific details, check out the terms of the promotion.
Method 2: Get one year free with Verizon Wireless
Already have home internet? You may also qualify for Verizon's deal above when you have or register for one or more of Verizon Wireless & # 39; unlimited plans or its 5G Home Internet plan. The details are pretty much the same as with the Fios campaign, but you can check the FAQ on the Verizon Wireless website for more information.
Method 3: Bundle It with Hulu & ESPN +
Another great way to save money is to take advantage of Disney's streaming packages, which include Disney + , ESPN + and Hulu. The standard prices for Disney +, ESPN + and the lower-level Hulu plan are usually $ 6.99, $ 4.99 and $ 5.99 per month, respectively. It's $ 17.97 each month if you pay separately.
If you choose a Hulu subscription with ads, you pay only $ 12.99 per month, saving almost $ 5 each month if everything is purchased separately. The package is also available with Hulu without ads, raising the price to $ 18.99 per month, again, about $ 5 difference.
You can also use the same package with Hulu + Live TV, which is one of the best cord cutting products; The price increases to $ 61.99, but once again you save almost $ 5 a month. Earn the $ 67.99 a month, so you can get all this plus Hulu without ads. More information about these campaigns can be found on Hulu's website.
Alternatively, you can get it directly from Disney instead of purchasing the package through Hulu. If you are not a sports fan and have no use for ESPN +, the package pretty much makes you break what you would pay for Disney + and Hulu separately. The only advantage is that you consolidate bills, plus you always have ESPN + if guests want to watch it.
Method 4: Use Rakuten to get some money back
Rakuten helps you find digital coupons for products and services, and it shares the connected revenue it makes for your online purchases through referral links.
Currently, when using the app or desktop extension, you can get $ 12.50 cash back when you sign up for a Disney + subscription. If you use the app to sign up for the Disney +, Hulu and ESPN + packages, you will receive $ 10 cash back instead. And you get $ 1 to sign up for just one Disney + monthly subscription. ( These offers will not work if you shop through the Hulus website instead of Disney.]
As a bonus, if this is your first time using Rakuten, you will receive a $ 10 welcome bonus after spending $ 25 or more within 90 days via Rakuten's referral links.
Method 5: Save money with annual subscription
Disney + offers a rare payment plan for subscription-based streaming video services: a chance to pay for one year at a time. If you choose to buy 12 months in advance, it will cost you $ 69.99 instead of $ 83.88, which essentially makes two months free. And when you use Method 4, you can get back $ 12.50 cash back from Rakuten for even more savings.
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