Here's how to get free Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar, SonyLiv
If you like streaming content on Netflix or want free deliveries from Amazon or enjoy live sports on Hotstar, I am guessing you've already exhausted the free trials of these popular services. So, if you don't want to pay premium prices for these services, you can try simple hacks to enjoy Netflix, Amazon Prime, and others for free. Here's how to get started.
Netflix's Basic monthly subscription starts at Rs. 500. However, with Vodafone postpaid plans of Rs. 999, Rs. 1,299, Rs. 1,999 and Rs. 2,999, you can get complimentary access to Netflix's content for upto 1 year, free of cost. Likewise, with Airtel's postpaid and broadband plans starting Rs. 649 and Rs. 999, respectively, you can get 3-months of Netflix for free.
Amazon Prime membership costs Rs. 129 monthly or Rs. 999 annually, and offers Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Reading, and early access to sales and free faster deliveries. However, with Airtel and Vodafone postpaid plans starting at Rs. 399, you can get 1-year of Amazon Prime for free. Additionally, Airtel also offers free access to ZEE5's digital content alongside complimentary Amazon Prime membership.
BSNL, the state-run telco, also offers free Amazon Prime subscription with all its postpaid and broadband landline plans starting at Rs. 399 and Rs. 749, respectively.
With Hotstar Premium, which costs Rs. 999 annually or Rs. 199 monthly, you can access premium titles and live sports including Cricket English Premier League, F1, and Tennis among others. However, Flipkart Plus members can get free annual membership of Hotstar Premium by redeeming 50 coins. Notably, for 1 coin, you'll have to shop for Rs. 250 or more (maximum 10 coins per order).
If you're not a Flipkart Plus member, you'll first have to become one in order to redeem the Hotstar offer. To become a Flipkart Plus member, you need 50 coins. Therefore, you will have to make separate purchases worth Rs. 12,500 for 50 coins.
With SonyLiv, you can enjoy several live TV channels, movies, and TV shows. Notably, most of the content offered on the platform is free of cost but for select Live TV channels, you can get a premium subscription starting at Rs. 49 per month. Some of the popular TV channels available on SonyLiv are Sony SET, BBC Earth, Republic TV, AXN, and Food Food.