Saving money at the box office can be as tricky as the latest suspense thriller…or full of laughs like a comedy. However, we found several ways you can be a superstar saver at Regal Cinemas. Even those who must see a film on opening weekend can save a few bucks. The key is to plan ahead and be flexible. Never pay full-price at the box office or concession stand, unless you absolutely must. Lights! Camera! Discounts!
Regal Crown Club – The club is the chain’s longtime loyalty program. Members get rewarded with discounts at the concession stand and earn points toward FREE movie tickets, popcorn, soft drinks and movie memorabilia. Earn points for every dollar spent at the box office and concession stand, with no limit. In addition, members get 25% off candy every Monday and 50% off popcorn every Tuesday. Membership is FREE — sign-up at the box office.
Members also get access to exclusive sneak previews and lots of opportunities to earn bonus points.
Regal Unlimited – Join the chain’s movie subscription pass, Regal Unlimited, for blockbuster savings. With membership as low as $18 per month, you can see as many movies as you want, whenever you want. There are restrictions and rules, so review the program carefully before you join, so as to be sure you will benefit.
Value Days – This discount is blockbuster because it includes new releases, a rarity in the world of movie discounts. Every Tuesday, Meadows Stadium 12 (9355 Park Meadows Dr.) in Littleton offers tickets for just $7.04 each — all day. There is an upcharge for 3-D films. It is the lowest ticket price the chain offers in the Denver metro area and this is the only theater offering the weekly discount. The offer is only available to Regal Crown Club members.
Value Days Concession Specials – The discount doesn’t just stop at the box office on Value Days. It continues at the concession stand with $2 hot dogs (reg. $5.19) and $3 nachos (reg. $6.75.) Again, the promo is only available at Meadows Stadium 12 on Tuesdays. Who knew you could see a blockbuster and have a snack for $10? The offer is only available to Regal Crown Club members.
Matinee Discount – If you didn’t already know, matinee showtimes (before 6 p.m.) are always cheaper than evening shows — usually by $2. Plus, as an added bonus, there are fewer patrons, so it can be a much more quiet, relaxing experience.
Monthly Mobile Coupon – Download the Regal Cinemas app for a monthly mobile coupon delivered right to your smart phone on the first day of the month. The discounts are typically for a monthly combo special (usually 15% off) — just show the digital coupon for the discount. The coupon can be found under the “Specials” tab and, then, under “Promotions.”
Free Large Refills – Regal Cinemas offers a FREE refill (during the same visit) on a large popcorn. It’s a smart move for budget-conscious families or friends. Why pay for two or three small popcorns, when you can share one “big one” for less money? Think ahead and bring lunch bags or plastic bags to make sharing easier. Limit one complimentary refill on the same visit. (MHOTC Tip: If you can only chomp on one bucket of popcorn, still get your FREE refill after the movie and take it home for a midnight snack.)
The complimentary refill also applies to a large soft drink. However, sharing can be a bit tricky, unless you don’t mind sipping from the same cup.
AARP Special – AARP members save $3 on a small drink and small popcorn combo. Just flash your AARP membership card at the concession stand.
Senior/Military Discounts – These are not the best discounts, but, if there aren’t better savings available, you can always rely on these good ol’ stand-bys. The discounted tickets are usually just a buck or two off regular prices. A proper ID is required for any of the discounts. The discount cannot be combined with another offer or promo. Plus, the discounted price may only be available Monday through Thursday.
Now, you’re ready to write the script on how to save money at Regal Cinemas — just remember to combine deals (when possible) for true blockbuster savings. For example, check out a flick on a Tuesday afternoon (at a matinee discount) and, by swiping your Regal Crown Club at the box office, get 50% off any size popcorn. It’s even better because each transaction earns points toward more discounts.