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I have had my eye on Netflix for a while. I believe its unlimited rentals for 20 dollars a month but you can only have a few movies out at a time (unless you pay more). Is anyone out there using it and having a good or bad experience. How long does it take to get movies you want? Do you have to wait forever for new releases? Is the service good?
I have to say that I really enjoy Netflix. I have the basic membership so I get 3 movies out at a time. It has really been wonderful for me and my husband because we have 2 small children and it is hard to find a sitter so we can get out to see a movie (plus it is so expensive!). We used to go to Hollywood video and would hope to get new releases if they weren't all checked out and then it was hard to return them on time with so much to do during the week. Through Netflix we keep them as long or short as we want and then pop them in the mail when we are done. Right now it takes about 2 days for Netflix to receive the movies back in the mail and then 2 days for us to get them back.
Netflix is great, especially if you watch a lot of movies. (It also has TV series like Star Trek: The Next Generation, British Comedies.) Fast. Easy.
We joined Netflix in October and love it. The service is unbelievably fast--about one day or two--and we can preorder as many movies as we like, but they only send up to three at a time. As soon as one movie comes back, another is sent. We find that the savings in gas and wear and tear on the car adds a lot to the savings.
Yes, but it turned out to be a little overwhelming for my family. We switched to there economy version which is cheaper and you get 4 movies per month and can have 2 out at a time.