Start off the year with the newest streaming platform Discovery Plus. Fans of shows like 90 days fiance, House Hunters, Iron Chef, Fixer Upper, and other Discovery shows will be able to binge over 55,000 episodes on the platform.
Those who watch Discovery network channels on cable or satellite platforms currently are still able to watch the channels. However, the platform will be boasting exclusive content that one may not be able to watch on television. If you want to know how you can get a taste of the network for free we have you covered.
Is Discovery Plus free?
Just like other streaming platforms, you need to pay to subscribe to Discovery Plus. However, since the platform’s recent launch there have been enticing offers allowing viewers to start off with free trials.
If you want to see a list of shows and channels that is there on Discovery Plus then you can easily sign up for a free trial. There are offers that range from a year to a week of free viewing.
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How to get Discovery Plus free for up to a year with Verizon
Verizon has partnered with Discovery to bring free subscription offers to its users. To avail of the offer, you need to either be an existing Verison user or get a new home internet connection. Here is how you can get free subscriptions.
Free with Verizon Unlimited
If you are an existing Verizon user then you may be eligible for the free trial. You have to make sure that you have the right plan. Those users who have select Unlimited plans will be able to get the free offer. The offer period depends on the type of Unlimited plan you have:
- Start Unlimited ($35) and Do More Unlimited ($45) will get you six months of free Discovery Plus subscription.
- Play More Unlimited ($45) and Get More Unlimited ($55) will get you 12 months of free Discovery Plus subscription.
So, if you are a Verizon user without a select Unlimited offer you can upgrade or switch to the plan and get Discovery Plus for free.
Free for new Verizon Fios or 5G Home Internet users
While existing Fios and 5G Home Internet users cannot get the same free trial as the Unlimited plan users, new customers can get the offer. Those who are getting their Fios or 5G Home Internet connection post the launch of Discovery Plus can avail of the offer.
The free subscription period for Fios Home Internet user depends on the plan they have:
- 200 Mbps plan ($39.99) will get you a three-month free subscription.
- 400 Mbps plan ($59.99) will get you a six-month free subscription.
- Gigabit connection ($79.99) will get you a 12-months free subscription.
All new 5G Home Internet users will get the 12-month free offer.
Note: If you have already subscribed to Discovery Plus you can still club the free offer with your subscription. Visit the Verizon website and log into your account. From the Add-ons menu, you can scroll down to the Discovery Plus offer and get it. Accept the terms and conditions to bag the offer.
How to get Discovery Plus free for seven days?
Non-Verizon users do not be disappointed.
The new platform is offering a free trial for those wanting to get a glimpse of the vast content before committing to a subscription.
On the Discovery Plus website or app, when you sign up you can get the seven-day free trial offer. You need to create your account by entering your E-mail, password, personal details, and payment information. You can choose which plan you want to try for free. Once the trial is over you will be billed according to the plan you choose.
How much is the Discovery Plus subscription?
There are two subscription plans offered by Discovery Plus. One is the basic Discovery Plus subscription for $4.99 per month which will give you access to all the content on the platform but you will be shown ads.
The other is the Ad-free subscription for $6.99 per month which gets you the same content just free of ads.
Note: If you avail of the free offers from Verizon you will automatically be signed up for the Ad-free subscription. So, after the end of the free period, you will be billed $6.99 per month. You can downgrade to the cheaper plan after the free trial ends.
Which shows will you be tuning in during your free Discovery Plus trial?