Disney+ price rise: You can still avoid a 25% increase if you hurry

Posted: 21 February 2021 9:30 am
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The cost of Disney+ is about to go up for new and current subscribers. But you can avoid it.

There is exciting news on the Disney+ streaming platform, with new channel Star and its vast library of new content dropping on 23 February. But with all that new content also comes new pricing.

On the launch date, a monthly subscription to Disney+ is rising from $8.99 to the new price of $11.99. If you sign up after that date, you will be stuck with the new price from that point on.

However, if you sign up prior to 23 February you can keep the existing $8.99 monthly price for a full 6 months. You won't be hit with the new price until 23 August, a solid saving of $18 in total.

Sign up to Disney+ by 22 February and save: Save $30 on annual subscriptions

There is an even better option if you are prepared to commit to the platform for a year. The annual subscription is currently $89.99 and that jumps to $119.99 after 23 February.

But if you sign up for a year prior to the deadline, you will get the $89.99 price for a full year. You will only be hit with the new price once your subscription expires, which would be 22 February 2022 if you do it at the last minute. That saves you $30 or 25% off the new price. So what are you waiting for?

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Disney started to shake up the streaming industry when it launched Disney+ in November 2019 due to its wealth of content, including the Star Wars franchise, Pixar, the entire Marvel universe and National Geographic.

In just over two years it is well ahead of expectations, with the recent revelation is has surpassed 95 million subscribers worldwide.

Sign up to Disney+ before the price rise

Sign up to a Disney+ annual subscription before the launch of Star for a 25% discount. Popular shows like Grey's Anatomy, Prison Break and Black-ish will be available.

Series like The Simpsons, The Mandalorian and new Marvel hit TV show WandaVision are all available on the platform. The new channel Star and its adult-focused library also addresses concerns it was primarily aimed at children.

The Die Hard movie franchise, the R-rated Deadpool movies, American Horror Story and Sons of Anarchy, along with adult animations like Family Guy and American Dad, are all part of the new Star channel.

If you are an existing subscriber or thinking about joining the Mouse House, make the call before 23 February.

See our list of best shows on Star or best movies. Otherwise check out our Disney+ vs Netflix or Disney+ vs Stan guides.

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