New Year’s 2021: How to watch Netflix, Amazon Prime or Disney+Hotstar for free this weekend


Today is the final day of 2020 and whereas many people would possibly say good riddance, given the social distancing norms, grand celebrations are impossible. If you’re planning for a quiet approach to rejoice New Year’s Eve 2021, there are many streaming companies to contemplate. But extra importantly, for those who’ve been holding out in opposition to paying for any of those, there are some methods to entry the massive names like Disney+ Hotstar, Netflix, Zee5 and Amazon Prime Video for free.

Here are the way in which to try to get some free entry to Netflix, Disney+Hotstar or Amazon Prime this weekend as you begin 2021.

How to get Netflix free this New Year

Netflix used to supply a one month free trial, however that stopped. There was additionally Netflix StreamFest in December, which supplied the service free for two days. Unlike different companies, most telecos don’t supply Netflix free as an choice. However, VI (previously Vodafone-Idea) does simply that for those who enroll for a brand new postpaid connection and get the RedX plan or greater.

The RedX plan, which begins at Rs 1099 per thirty days and features a six month lock-in interval, comes with one yr of Netflix free. The plan gives one in all yr Netflix in your TV & Mobile, price Rs 5988 per yr, which is the one yr quantity for the plan beginning at Rs 499.

Once you get the Vodafone connection, you will get the Netflix supply by organising a brand new account or to an current Netflix account. The quantity is credited straight to your Netflix account, and it is possible for you to to benefit from the service for free for a yr. You also can decide for the costlier plans on Netflix, however then this credited quantity will run out sooner. Anyone with an current RedX plan also can avail the free Netflix supply.

Jio additionally gives free Netflix subscription with all of its postpaid plans, however this is restricted to essentially the most fundamental mobile-only subscription, which is the Rs 199 plan. In this plan, the service is simply obtainable in your smartphone.

In order to activate Netflix, clients want to set up MyJio app on their telephones after which login with JioPostPaid Plus credentials and click on on the “Activate Now” on Netflix banner on the app’s homepage.

After that they want to login to Netflix with an current Netflix account or by creating a brand new one and Netflix will likely be immediately activated.

Finally, there’s at all times an answer of asking your folks or members of the family for their Netflix password, offered they’re feeling beneficiant. Just ask them for the username and password, and get began. But keep in mind, even with the best plan solely 4 screens will be stay concurrently.

How to get Amazon Prime Video,  Disney+ Hotstar, and Zee5 for free

Amazon Prime Video prices Rs 999 per yr or Rs 129 per thirty days, although there’s a 30 day free trial. Disney+Hotstar’s VIP service prices Rs 399 per yr, whereas the Premium one prices Rs 1499 per yr. Disney+Hotstar does have some free content material, however that’s not ad-free and you can’t entry any of the originals or even the Disney+ content material within the free plan. Also for those who watch Hindi TV exhibits from Star Plus, you can’t watch the most recent episode within the free plan, however the older episodes will be accessed for free with out subscribing.

Keep in thoughts that VIP doesn’t give entry to the Disney+ originals or the English content material. It is restricted to the dubbed content material, which is why it prices lower than the premium model. However, a number of telecom gamers are bundling subscriptions to each these companies for free with their plans. Zee5 can be supplied for free in some plans by telecom corporations. Here’s a take a look at a few of the plans.

If you’re a Jio postpaid plan consumer, then the corporate gives entry to free Amazon Prime, and Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscriptions as a part of these plans. The Jio postpaid plans begin at Rs 399 and go up to Rs 1,499 and all have the identical advantages when it comes to entry to these streaming companies.

Regarding Disney+Hotstar VIP’s subscription, Jio’s web page explains {that a} buyer wants to register to Disney + Hotstar app with the identical cellular quantity. After profitable login, they’ll take pleasure in all advantages of Disney + Hotstar VIP subscription.

Jio additionally says that to proceed getting Disney + Hotstar VIP subscription for one yr, the consumer wants to constantly be on an lively postpaid plus plan from the corporate. The annual subscription will begin on the date of buy of eligible plan.

For Amazon Prime, Jio is providing one yr free membership to all eligible postpaid plans. The characteristic is being supplied on all postpaid plans if one goes by the small print on Jio’s pages. Customers can avail one yr of Amazon Prime membership, price Rs 999 at no further value. After one yr, clients will likely be auto-charged for annual Prime membership on the prevailing market value, explains Jio’s web page.

For Airtel postpaid customers, all plans beginning at Rs 499 and better include free Amazon Prime membership for one yr, which is price Rs 999. The plans additionally embody free entry to Disney+Hotstar’s VIP subscription for one yr comparable to what Jio is providing.

Airtel pay as you go customers should purchase Rs 289 plan, which ships with ZEE5 Premium subscription, limitless calls, and 1.5GB information per day. It comes with a validity of 28 days. There can be a Rs 349 pay as you go plan, which incorporates one-month Amazon Prime membership, 2GB information per day, limitless calls, and 100 each day SMS for 28 days.

Airtel additionally has a data-only plan of Rs 400 which comes with with free entry to Disney+Hotstar VIP for one yr.

Finally, Vi’s common postpaid plans additionally embody entry to Amazon Prime Video and ZEE5 subscription. Just be sure you go to the Vi app and declare your free supply. Amazon Prime service is obtainable for one entire yr within the Vi postpaid plans. For pay as you go customers, Vi has a Rs 409 plan, which incorporates one yr ZEE5 Premium entry, limitless voice calls, 90GB of complete information, and 100 SMS/day.

Correction: An earlier model of this article indicated that there’s a free month trial with Disney+Hotstar, which is wrong. The error is regretted. 


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