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Save up to 20% in your yearly subscription with HBO

How much can customers reduce their spend with HBO?

Up to 20%

HBO offers a vast array of premium entertainment, including blockbuster movies, original series, and exclusive content, catering to diverse tastes and preferences.

How to reduce the cost of a HBO subscription

 i – Tricks are what we like to call direct ways to reduce your subscription costs.

Some telecommunication company offer a free HBO Max subscription. Check yours.

Here are some subscriptions that include free access to HBO MAX.

https://help.max.com/US/Answer/Detail/000002546

HBO Yearly Deals

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AMEX Offers (Rebate)

https://www.americanexpress.com/en-us/benefits/offers/

Buy Apple & Google Pay Gift Cards at a Discounted Price

Check out websites, platforms, or retailers that offer discounted digital Apple gift cards, especially during the holiday season. You can often find these cards at prices lower than their face value, helping you save on your Apple purchases, such as your Sling TV subscription. Some stores also offer Google play gift cards at a discounted price. Multiple redditors recommended to purchase those from Costco (both in store and online).

Additional reduction ways to try to reduce subscription costs:

Optimize User Licenses 

Audit user licenses and remove inactive users. Consider permission sets to grant specific functionalities instead of assigning full licenses for basic needs.

How to implement a Workaround to reduce subscription for HBO

 i – A workaround is using another tool to reduce your subscription.

  • We haven’t found any current workarounds to reduce your subscription  

How to reduce HBO via bundling

 i – Use one tool to get a discount on another tool.

  • We haven’t found any current bundles to reduce your subscription

Additional bundling options to try to reduce subscription costs:

Pairing/Bundling for Discounts

Partner Programs: Check if your company qualifies for partner discounts through partnerships with other software providers (e.g., some cloud storage services offer discounts with Salesforce).

Negotiate with Support. Customer support details of HBO

 i – Speak with the HBO support team and ask for a discount.

https://help.hbomax.com/se-en/ContactUs/Topic/Account_Billing 

Discuss Usage Patterns: Contact support and discuss your current usage patterns. They might offer discounts based on your specific needs and historical data.

Negotiate Renewal Rates: Before your subscription renews, negotiate renewal rates with support. Loyalty and commitment to the platform can sometimes lead to better pricing.

Use this for help: Customer support list or google

How to switch to subscription type for HBO

 i – Switching to a longer-term contract or changing subscription type is a good way to save.

  • We haven’t found any current subscription types to reduce your subscription

Annual Subscriptions

Switching to annual subscriptions often comes with a discount compared to monthly billing.

Reduce Inactive Users

Regularly review user activity and remove inactive user licenses to free up costs.

Switch to Alternative for HBO

 i – Here is a list of similar products that are similar you can switch to for savings.

  • Netflix: A leading streaming platform offering a wide selection of movies, TV shows, and original content across various genres. Website
  • Amazon Prime Video: A comprehensive streaming service with a diverse library of movies, TV series, and original programming for subscribers. Website
  • Disney+: The ultimate destination for Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic content, providing family-friendly entertainment for all ages. Website
  • Hulu: A popular streaming service offering a vast collection of TV shows, movies, and original content, including current-season TV episodes and exclusive Hulu Originals. Website

Open-Source Solutions: Depending on your needs, explore open-source solutions that might offer similar functionalities at a lower cost. When searching try “Opensource for x” to find applicable tools.