Free Streaming Service Trials to Distract You During Coronavirus Quarantine
From TV to audiobooks, binge your favorite SFF stories for free.
- By Carolyn Cox
Escapism can be a lifesaver during coronavirus quarantine, whether your refuge of choice is the final frontier or an alternate version of present-day America. Thankfully, many streaming services have free trials or other free offers for fans to explore during social isolation and self-distancing. If you’ve already exhausted your options on Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu, there are other offers out there — you just need to know where to look.
From anime-only services, to audiobook options, to the latest Star Trek series, here are streaming services with free trials to offer you a little bit of escape and reprieve during coronavirus.
CBS All-Access’ month-long free trial offers viewers the chance to watch all Star Trek series, including the new CBS All Access-exclusive releases Star Trek: Discovery and Picard. The free trial also allows you to enjoy the entirety of the All-Access library, including The Twilight Zone and Twin Peaks.
From now until April 23rd, new subscribers can get a month-long free trial if they sign up with the offer code GIFT.Get Free Trial
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It might go without saying, but Disney’s new streaming service is positively brimming with streaming options. From The Mandalorian, to new episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, to Disney princess classics like Mulan, a free trial with Disney+ gets you access to a wealth of new releases as well as nostalgic classics.
After the week-long free trial, Disney+ access is $6.99 per month, or $69.99 annually.
Fans of of eerie sci-fi and fantasy should check out the horror streaming service Shudder, which has extended its free trial period from one week to one month.
To get the free month trial, create a Shudder account at the link below and use the promo code SHUTIN. Get Free Trial