How You Can Take Advantage of a Discovery Plus Free Trial With a Virtual Credit Card

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How You Can Take Advantage of a Discovery Plus Free Trial With a Virtual Credit Card

Like many streaming services, Discovery Plus offers series that you can't get anywhere else. Similar to platforms like Netflix, Hulu, and Disney+, Discovery+ provides real-life entertainment at the click of a button. You can stream your favorite new series on your computer, tablet, and TV with the service. Binge-watch everything from classics to natural history, kitchen competition, and much more.

Not sure whether you want to add another monthly subscription to your list of bills? Luckily for you, you can sign up for a to test the waters. In those 168 hours, you can check out all of the shows and movies Discovery+ offers to see if it's a streaming service you want to keep.

Worried about forgetting to cancel your free trial if you don't like the platform? No worries! DoNotPay can help you test out all of your favorite free trials without the stress of remembering to log in and cancel them at the end of the experience.

How Can I Get a Discovery Plus Free Trial

Discovery+ offers a variety of plans so that you can select what's best for your budget. You can cancel the subscription at any time and the to determine whether or not you want to continue watching content on the digital platform. When you sign up for your free trial, you can choose between the following options to get the best deal following the first week of streaming.

Discovery+ (with ads)$4.99/mo
Discovery+ (ad-free)$6.99/mo
Verizon Unlimited Customer Offerfree for 6 months, then $6.99/mo after
Student DiscountDiscovery+ Ad-Lite for $2.99/mo

When signing up for the free trial experience of your choice, you'll be asked to:

  1. Provide your name, date of birth, and email
  2. Input a credit/debit card number you'd like to have on file
  3. Choose a password
  4. Submit your account info

In some situations, you'll also be asked to provide documentation such as a student ID or class schedule. While you'll need to put a card on file, you will not be charged until the end of your free trial.

Does Discovery Plus’ Free Trial Automatically Renew

Like many platforms, when you sign up for a free trial, you're agreeing to theoretically continue the subscription following the end of your free service. This means that your subscription will automatically renew unless you manually log in to cancel it.

Many companies do this knowing that people forget to cancel services in order to make a little extra money. It also provides a sense of convenience for those that want to continue utilizing platforms like Discovery+.

In any case, if you want to cancel your subscription, you'll need to:

  • Login to your account.
  • Select Account.
  • Locate Manage Your Account.
  • Select Cancel in the Plans sections.

You need to cancel your subscription if you’ve subscribed to through:

  1. Amazon
  2. Roku
  3. AppleTV
  4. Apple Store
  5. Android/Apple device

You can cancel your subscription through the account settings of the specific platform you’re using before.

How Can I See if I’ve Been Charged Following My Discovery Plus Free Trial?

If you believe you've been charged following the cancellation of your Discovery Plus free trial, you can check your billing statement for something along the lines of "Recurring debt Discovery com". If you've signed up through a third party, the description may vary but should still mention Discovery in some form. In this case, you'll want to contact customer support via email or phone to get the charge refunded and ensure your subscription has been canceled.

Want to avoid the potential charge should you forget to cancel on time or prevent the chance that wires get crossed on Discovery's end and you wind up paying for a month of service you didn't want? DoNotPay can help! We can provide you with a virtual credit card that removes the chances you'll get hit with unwanted charges each and every time.

Avoid Automatic Renewal With DoNotPay Virtual Credit Card

Using virtual credit cards for purchases is a growing trend and with good reason! With our DNP virtual credit card, you'll be able to sign up for that Discovery+ free trial (or any other free trial) without needing to mark down cancellation dates or anything of the sort.

You'll receive a newly curated credit card number that acts as a placeholder on the account so that you can test out services with ease. Should you decide at the end of your free trial you'd like to continue your subscription, all you have to do is change the virtual card on your account out for a real one.

This gives you peace of mind, accessibility, and helps save you money.

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Here are just a few of the many ways we can assist you with common problems.

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