Thrifty Thursday: Movie night on a budget

In this economy, many people are looking for ways to entertain their family and stay within the budget. My kids LOVE “family movie night.” We have popcorn (and sometimes other snacks) spread out blankets and pillows on the floor and all hang out together. Sometimes my husband and I like to just hang out and watch a movie after the kids go to bed – we don’t have to pay for a babysitter and it’s more comfortable (and less noisy) than a movie theater. I have time paying for movies anymore, though, and I have become a HUGE fan of Redbox since there are so many free codes.

If you sign up for texts from them here, you will get a code for a free Redbox movie rental texted to you the first Monday of every month. The next text should be coming on Monday, October 5th!

If you haven’t checked out Redbox before, now is a great time to start because there are several free codes available:

9HB6MP22 (valid at any location)
SMR8DVD (valid at McDonalds locations)

Here are a few other codes that may work if you have not used them before:

For use at Walgreens only: DVDATWAG

You can use these codes once per card (you do have to swipe a credit or debit card to “rent” the movie).

To learn more about Redbox (or to find a location, see what’s available, or reserve a selection online), check out their blog here and their site here.

If you are new to using Redbox, Dealseeking Mom has a great tutorial here.