The cost of a Redbox movie rental soars as much as 33 percent this week but along with the price hikes come a slew of promotions.
Starting Tuesday, Dec. 2, you’ll pay 30 cents more to rent a DVD at a Redbox kiosk. While that may not sound like much, it’s a 25 percent increase from the $1.20 price that customers have been paying since 2011.
Blu-ray and game rentals will cost even more.
The price for Blu-ray disc rentals increases 50 cents to $2 a day on Tuesday. And beginning January 6, the price for video games will increase 50 percent from $1 to $3 a day.
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But along with the price hikes, Redbox is offering several promotions for its most price-conscious customers.
Here are a few opportunities to save:
*Today (Dec. 1 only), text SHOPPERS to 727-272 for a free one-day DVD rental. The code will be valid through Dec. 7.
*Through Dec. 10, text NICE to 727-272 to get a daily discount on a Redbox rental.
*And don’t forget the company’s new loyalty program. Introduced last month, the program is called Redbox Play Pass. Earn 10 points for every rental and get a free rental after 100 points. In December, you’ll earn double points. Other perks include a free rental on your birthday. Find out more about Play Pass HERE.