The MovieGlu guide to cheap cinema tickets

While the MovieGlu team was at ComicCon last in Birmingham last weekend, we spoke to hundreds of people about their cinema-going habits, and not surprisingly, discovered that price is one of the key factors when planning a trip to the cinema.

So to help all our loyal followers, here’s “the MovieGlu guide to cheap cinema tickets”.


Meerkat Movies

Meerkat Movies is the replacement for Orange Wednesdays, and they’ve even signed up Arnold Schwarzenegger.

  • 2 for 1 tickets on Tuesday and Wednesdays
  • Starts 3rd April 2015
  • Available to customers of Compare the Market who purchase a qualifying ticket
  • Qualifying products include: Car, Bike, Van, Contents, Building, Contents and Building, Pet, Life, Landlord and Travel Insurance, Energy, Broadband, Home Phone, Digital TV, Credit Cards and Loans
  • Visit Compare the Market’s website for full details
  • Meerkat Movies FAQs.

odeon

Odeon – At time of writing, apart from participating in the Meerkat Movies offer (above), they don’t have any other offers.


Cineworld

Cineworld – Famous for its “Unlimited” membership card

  • Watch as many films as you like at Cineworld every month from just £16.40
  • 10% Discount off food and drink purchased in the cinema
  • Recommend the Unlimited card to a friend and get one month free
  • Visit Cineworld’s website for more details.

Vue

Vue cinemas – A range of offers for everyone

  • Family Pack – Up to 20% off for families, when upgraded to the offer
  • Teen Ticket – 20% off tickets if you’re aged between 13 – 18
  • Kids AM – Keep the kids amused from only £1.99* for adult and child tickets on selected movies every Saturday and Sunday morning and every day in school holidays
  • Vue Seniors Cinema Club – screenings for the over 60’s, ticket price includes free cup of tea and a biscuit. (at selected cinemas only).
  • Visit the Vue website for more details.

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Compare The Market launches new 2 for 1 cinema ticket offer called Meerkat Movies

A few weeks ago, MovieGlu reported rumours that Compare The Market were planning to replace the Orange Wednesday 2 for 1 offer.  Well, Compare The Market has today put more information on its website telling us a bit more about what’s happening – and is calling it Meerkat Movies.

Meerkat Movies logo

The new programme will be a 2 for 1 cinema ticket offer available every Tuesday and Wednesday from 3rd April.  If you buy a qualifying product from comparethemarket.com, you’ll be able to use the offer for a whole year.

Qualifying products include: Car, Bike, Van, Contents, Building, Contents and Building, Pet, Life, Landlord and Travel Insurance, Energy, Broadband, Home Phone, Digital TV, Credit Cards and Loans.

The final “Orange Wednesday” was on February 25th and was introduced in 2003 by the mobile phone company Orange which later merged with T-Mobile to become EE, Orange Wednesdays ran a campaign with selected UK cinemas where customers could claim a 2 for 1 ticket offer by sending a text message.


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Arnold Schwarzenegger with a Compare the Market MeerkatIn February, reports emerged that former “Terminator” star and California Governer, Arnold Schwarzenegger would be joining Compare the Market’s famous Meerkats in a new advertising campaign – this has yet to be confirmed.