Disney Plus Subscribers Beware of Upcoming Price Increase

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Amazon Prime, Hulu, Max, Netflix, and Paramount+, are all popular streaming channels used to watch movies, TV shows, and much more, but no streaming platform brings together Disney Adults more than Disney+.

Disney+ is a popular streaming service that has quickly become a household name in the entertainment world. Launched on November 12, 2019, Disney+ is owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company, one of the world’s most iconic and influential entertainment world. This streaming platform has profoundly impacted how people consume content, offering a vast library of beloved movies, TV shows, and original content.

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Disney+ has to compete with other streaming services so, Disney+ has invested heavily in producing original content. Hit series like The Mandalorian, WandaVision, and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier have gained immense popularity and acclaim. These originals are exclusive to Disney+ and have expanded the universe of beloved franchises.

While Disney fans can watch timeless animated classics such as The Lion King, Peter Pan, Sleeping Beauty, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, and Beauty and the Beast, it also encompasses the entire Pixar collection, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Star Wars franchise, and National Geographic documentaries, making it a treasure trove of entertainment.

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When guests head to Disney World or Disneyland, they head to the park due to it being family-friendly. Disney+ is known for its commitment to family-friendly content. Disney+ wants parents to be able to trust that the platform offers a safe and enjoyable viewing experience for children with an array of age-appropriate shows and movies. Families using Disney+ can personalize user profiles, making it easy for multiple family members to maintain separate watchlists and recommendations. Additionally, Disney+ offers robust parental control features, ensuring that parents can monitor and restrict their children’s viewing habits.

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Another neat feature about Disney + is that it is accessible across a wide range of devices, including smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, gaming consoles, and web browsers. This flexibility allows subscribers to watch their favorite content wherever and whenever they choose. If subscribers don’t have internet, no worries, Disney + has the option for downloads.

Disney+ offers competitive pricing compared to other streaming services, making it an attractive option for budget-conscious consumers.

Disney Plus’s official website has different packages subscribers can choose from. Sadly, prices for the popular streaming service will soon increase from $10.99 a month to $13.99 per month without ads.

Disney+ subscriptions

  • Disney+ Basic: For $7.99/month, subscribers can stream Disney+ (With Ads).*
  • Disney+ Premium: For $10.99/month or $109.99/year, subscribers are able to stream Disney+ (No Ads) and download Disney+ content to watch on the go. 
    • Starting October 12, 2023 the price for this plan will increase to $13.99/month or $139.99/year.

“Starting October 12, 2023, the pricing for some plans will increase as detailed below. The prices below will go into effect as of October 12, 2023 for new subscribers and on the first billing date on or after October 12, 2023 for existing subscribers.  Keep in mind that existing Disney+ subscribers billed through Apple will see their price increase on their first billing date on or after December 10, 2023.”

Will you be dropping Disney + without ads or accepting the price increase?

About Brittni Ward

Brittni is a Disney and Universal fan; one of her favorite things at both parks is collecting popcorn buckets. While at Disney World Resort, Brittni meets the princesses and rides Kilimanjaro Safaris. At Universal, Brittni enjoys the Minions and watching Animal Actors on Location! When not at Disney World Resort or Universal Orlando, Brittni spends time with her family and pets.