Netflix is one of the world’s leading paid streaming service provider with more than 193 million subscribers in over 190 countries. Netflix Original movies and shows have helped the company grow in popularity in recent years. With Netflix South Africa, members can watch TV shows, series, movies and documentaries across a wide variety of languages and genres. Subscribers can play, pause and continue watching content without any advertisements.
Netflix in South Africa is a cheaper alternative to cable television. Their monthly subscription is much cheaper than other streaming service providers in South Africa. However, not everyone can afford Netflix, but there is a way to watch Netflix for free in South Africa without having to pay for it. Netflix offers a free 30-day trial, but there are other ways to get Netflix for free in SA.
How much is Netflix in South Africa per month?
Netflix South Africa has three subscription tiers at different price points. Plans start at R99 per month and go up to R169 per month. No contracts, no extra costs. You can watch Netflix on your Smart TV, smartphone, laptop, streaming device or tablet.
While the subscription fee might not seem expensive, you can save up to R2 028 per year if you could find a way to get Netflix free in SA.
3 Ways to Get Netflix for Free in South Africa
Below are three ways to get Netflix South Africa free.
1. Sign up for a free Netflix 30-day trial
One of the options to get Netflix for free is by signing up for a free 30-day trial. You can use your personal email to sign up. You will provide your credit card details and you will get your one month of free trial. You can cancel anytime within the 30-day trial period. The free Netflix trail helps you decide whether the service is worth it or not. If you decide not to cancel your Netflix account within a month, the subscription will start at a month-to-month cost and you will be charged for the package.
2. Join a friend or family member’s Netflix subscription
Another way to watch Netflix for free is by asking a family member or a friend who already has a Netflix account. If they don’t mind sharing their login details with you, they will let you watch for free. However, some friends or family members might say “no” or ask you to pay half the monthly subscription cost. If you don’t mind, you can choose this option.
3. Take advantage of free Netflix offers with your internet provider or mobile carrier
Netflix provider such as Telkom, offer 3 months Netflix gift to the value of R417.00. You have to register for Telkom Netflix to get Netflix for free. The standard Netflix plan is what Telkom subscribers can access with their three-month voucher. You can connect up to two devices at the same time in high definition (HD). 7 days prior to the end of the 3 month gift period, Netflix will send you an email reminding you that the promotional period has ended and that the subscription will continue via Telkom billing.
Free Netflix South Africa
There’s no doubt that Netflix is the world’s leading video streaming company. Many South Africans are signing up to watch movies and TV series. If you want to watch Netflix for free but you can’t afford to pay, you can start off by signing up for the 30-day trial free, then move to Telkom Netflix and then finally ask a friend or a family member for the login details.
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Zita Zimande is a sports news journalist from the University of Johannesburg. Besides being a sports fanatic, she loves to cook during her spare time.