Where To Find The Cheapest Movie Tickets In Melbourne

  • Family

By the time you buy tickets for yourself and the kids, choc tops for everyone, popcorn, drinks – and don't forget parking! – a trip to the cinema can really put a dent in the family budget.

But there's no need to despair. If you're savvy with the discounts on offer, you can take everyone to the movies and come out with change to spare. Check out these cheap as chips ways to enjoy a film as a family.

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Are you a member of NRMA or RACV? You can save up to 35% off movie tickets (with no credit card or booking fee, yay!) to Event Cinemas when you book with NRMA or RACV.


The Telstra Thanks offer gives customers access to $12.50 movie tickets, $15.50 for 3D sessions or $16.50 for Vmax every day of the week, excluding public holidays, after 5pm on Saturdays and Bollywood movies.


With Optus? Optus Perks entitles you to discounts at Hoyts cinemas, with tickets starting at just $12.50.


Discounted movie tickets are yours if you are an AGL member! You can save up to 40% off movie tickets and get a range of other offers with AGL Rewards when you log into your account to purchase e-vouchers for cinemas including Hoyts, Event Cinemas, Palace Cinemas, Greater Union and Village Cinemas.


Are you a BUPA health fund member? Get 25% off movie tickets at Event Cinemas and Hoyts Cinemas when you book online with Bupa Plus.


Some unions offer movie ticket discounts, including SDA – where you can get movie tickets for as low as $10 per child, as well as discounts for Village Gold Class. You can even get popcorn and a drink at reduced rates!


If you stay loyal to one cinema, the discounts are worth it! Hoyts Rewards gives you benefits, such as a discounted 'movie of the week', pre-sale tickets on blockbusters and extra scoops of ice cream. You can also find programs at United Cinemas, Village Cinemas and Palace Cinemas.


Cinemas often have School Holiday Special and it's worth checking around that time to see what's on offer.

Most cinemas also have a discount day of the week or special student days where tickets are cheap. Village Cinemas have Student Vrewards where members get tickets from $10 every Friday! You can also see the best family films at special Kidz Flix sessions for only $5 on weekends. Hoyts has a Cheap As Tuesday with $11 movie tickets all day. Palace Cinemas has Discount Tuesday.

With all these great offers, you'll never pay full price again!


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