I just love going out to watch a movie on the big screen. Movie dates seem to be an easy choice for me and my husband to have a fun thrifty night out.
Once a pon a time, long long ago when my husband & I were crazy newlyweds, we would sometimes “live on the wild side of life” and jump theaters. (for you innocent folks out there..we would pay for our first movie and then sneak into another without pay – gasp!) I do feel guilty about that now, and would never consider it now as a responsible member of society (aka..a mom..wouldn’t want to set a bad example now would I)? — Hey now, Don’t judge me..I was young. Some people did drugs, I jumped theatres…we all have our shameful moments from the past.
Back then movie tickets were around $5-$6 bucks, but now it is nearly double in price. People standing in line…paying $10-$12 per ticket…it’s crazy! So now, instead of jumping theatres for a rush...I just get my movie tickets at half the price. Here is how I save money on movie tickets.
First, I wait for grocery or drug store sales that offer FREE movie money or tickets when you buy certain products. Most of the time I have been able to purchase items I was going to buy anyway and score free movie tickets that way.
But my favorite way to save is through this amazing company called Bargain Movie Tickets. They have monthly plans where you pay every month for a set amount of tickets. Here’s my post with a nice little step-by-step guide on how to get your tickets with Bargain Movie Tickets.
3 Tickets per month = $15.97
4 Tickets per month = $19.99
5 Tickets per month = $24.99
6 Tickets per month = $29.99
My husband and I can go to 2 movies a month for only $5.00 per ticket each!! That is a $10 date night..very thrifty!
But that is not all…no that is not all. The savings do not end there. You see, I can redeem my Bargain Movie Tickets for Regal Cinema Theatre tickets.
At Regal they have a cool Regal Crown Club (that is FREE) where you can earn every time you go to the movies. You earn 1 point for every dollar you spend to be used towards FREE Popcorn, FREE softdrinks and FREE movie tickets too. This is a sweet BONUS to my already cheap tickets.
Here is a screen shot of the points you can earn through Regal Crown Club. (You can fill out an application at the movies to get your card (or online if you want)…then use that card every time you go to the movies. I just earned a FREE popcorn the other night by using my rewards. 🙂
Regal Crown Club also has $2.00 Thursday’s for a small popcorn or soda. But typically I am still too cheap for that. Unless it’s free or I am starving…we pass on the cinema food.
“Happy” movie savings!