Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Frustrated with Netflix Price Increase?

Are you frustrated with Netflix recent price increase? Many are. I've heard the complaints and well, we all get a little miffed when our bill increases but I still believe that Netflix is a good value. Here's why:

  • Renting a movie...even the older titles would be at least $1 per movie, multiply that by 30 days in a month and you've already spent $30. If you choose the dvd/streaming combo, you'll pay bout $16 and you can watch more than one per day. This still fits in our $20 per month "entertainment" budget for our family.
  • We haven't had cable in a LONG time but the lowest cost cable package I have seen is around $25 per month...not including fees. You can watch all you want but you'll pay extra for movie channels. 
  • One of my favorite things about Netflix...NO COMMERCIALS! Oh yeah...this one is great! I can watch what I want without being bombarded by commercials every 5 minutes. This in itself saves me money and not just my spending but my kids won't be seeing all the stuff they don't have and screaming for me to buy it for them.
So...did you get miffed that they changed their pricing? Let me hear it. 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I was not surprised. Prices have gone up across the board for everything else. Do people expect Netflix to eat their increasing costs? If they do that, they will eventually go out of business and then where will that leave us.

I did, however decide to change from my current plan to the lower cost one before the change takes place for current customers - I believe that is in September. We could spend many months just watching the streaming TV shows and movies since we don't have cable and haven't seen most of them.

Still a good value no matter how you slice it. :)
Patti :)