How to Get Free Redbox Rentals With Redbox Perks

Redbox Perks makes getting free rentals easy

Redbox Perks, formerly known as Redbox Play Pass, is a rewards program from Redbox that lets you earn points that can be redeemed for free rentals

Before you get your next Redbox rental, be sure to check out this updated list of free Redbox codes and you might be able to get a free DVD, Blu-Ray, or video game rental.

Joining Redbox Perks Will Get You a Free Rental

Redbox Perks signup page

You can get your first free rental just for joining Redbox Perks! New members will get one free one-night DVD rental (in the form of 1,500 points). This expires 2 weeks after receiving it, so plan to use it quickly.

Visit Redbox Perks ​and choose Sign Up to start the signup process. You'll need to log in to your existing Redbox account if you already have one.

After you're logged in, you'll be brought back to Redbox Perks and you can start earning.

How to Earn Points for Redbox Perks

To get rewards from the Redbox Perks program, you'll need to complete qualifying activities that will earn you points.

Here's how you can get them:

How to Get It Reward
Download and Log In to the Redbox App For the First Time 150 points
Add Your First Payment Card to Your Profile 150 points
Complete Every Section of Your Profile 200 points
Enter Your Number and a PIN for Text Alerts 250 points
Rent a DVD 100 points /night
Rent a Blu-ray disc 125 points /night
Rent a 4K UHD Disc 150 points /night
Rent/Buy On Demand 125 points /night
Rent a Video Game 200 points /night
Refer Friends (Up to 5) to Rent or Buy 500 points /friend

You'll receive your points within 24–48 hours after making your payment, unless it's for On Demand, in which case you'll see the points right after making the purchase.

Redbox Perks Rewards

Save up your Redbox Perks points for these rewards:

  • One-night DVD Rental (1,500 points)
  • One-night Blu-ray Rental (1,750 points)
  • One-night Video Game Rental (2,500 points)

Redbox Perks Levels of Status

Besides being able to collect points and spent them on Redbox rental, you'll also be rewarded for how often you rent from Redbox within a calendar year. Here are the levels:

  • Member: Register for the program and remain in good standing
  • Star: Make 10–19 paid transactions
  • Superstar: Make 20–49 paid transactions
  • Legend: Make 50+ paid transactions

Transactions include renting DVDs, Blu-rays, On Demand, or video game rentals, purchasing a movie or video game from a Redbox kiosk, purchasing digital codes, or purchasing an On Demand title.

Level Freebies From Redbox Perks

Depending on what level you're in with Redbox Perks, you'll get the following freebies:

  • Perks: A free one-night DVD rental when you join, Redbox promotions throughout the year, a one free one-night DVD rental on your birthday
  • Star: All of the above, plus a 50 cents off reward code during your anniversary month, limited to two per year
  • Superstar: The same as a Star member but you get three anniversary promo codes and alerts on new releases, two times the bonus points on select days, 500 points for pre-rented movies (for every $5 spent), and 750 points for pre-rented games (on every $5 spent)
  • Legend: All the same perks as a Superstar member but you get two free one-night disc rentals for your birthday, five half-dollar-off reward codes as an anniversary gift, triple points on special days, and more points for pre-rented movies and games

Checking Your Redbox Perks Points Balance

You can view your Redbox Perks points balance by logging into your account and locating the balance at the top right corner of the page. It's also listed in your Redbox account.

More Redbox Perks Details

Here are a few more details about the Redbox Perks program that you should know:

  • It's only open to legal residents or the United States who are 13 or older
  • You'll automatically be enrolled if you're new to Redbox
  • You only get one Redbox Perks account
  • Your points will expire 12 months from the date you earn them
  • Your points will expire after six months of inactivity (remain active by renting or buying a disc at a kiosk; reserving a disk online or through the app; purchasing a digital code; or renting or buying via On Demand)

You can read the whole Redbox Perks FAQ for more details on the program.

There are other ways to watch free movies without having to earn points through Redbox Perks. Learn how to get free DVD rentals and see this list of free movie streaming sites.