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6 Tips On Renting Movies From Blockbuster

6 Tips On Renting Movies From Blockbuster

Trying to find a movie rental at your local Blockbuster may cause some people to get frustrated. Within this article I will detail some tips that will make the movie finding process a lot smoother.

By follow just a few of these tips will ensure a fast and easy way of finding movies at your local Blockbuster. Also it will help you get new releases as well as hard to find movies. Blockbuster carries thousands of titles and games and having some general knowledge will help you in your movie viewing entertainment. So let’s get to the tips.

Tip 1: Alphabetized Shelfs

All the movies at your local Blockbuster are going to be in alphabetical order. I’m sure there are thousands of reasons why they do this, but if you know the movies that you’re looking for, then you don’t have to spend hours looking for a movie. Now for the movies that start with a number like the movie 12 Monkeys, Its not going to be under the M’s for monkeys or even under the T’ for Twelve, it’s going to be in the being of right before the A’s. Numbers before letters. One other thing to keep in mind are tie-in, these are movies that ether have the same actor in a new release or are closely similar, which means if a movie is going to be somewhere on the new release wall. 12 Monkeys mite be a tie-in for the movie 16 Blocks. Bruce Willis stars in both of them.

Tip 2: Finding Information Online

Blockbuster’s website is not just for online members. Everybody can use Blockbusters website for find out movie information. Blockbuster website offers when movies are to be released and it can help recommending a movie that you haven’t heard of. Along with movie reviews, there is a lot of movie info there.

Tip 3: Forgetting your Blockbuster Card

If you’re like me and have a lot of card in your wallet or purse, then forgetting your blockbuster card can and in many cases be very frustrating. You many even have to fill out a new application for a Blockbuster account. Next time you go to Blockbuster, bring back at least one movie rental and when you get there don’t drop it in the drop box. Keep the movie with you and give them both to the cashier. Returning movies this way will insure that you’ll never have to fill out a application again, Also it makes sure that the movies that you rented will get turn in and you don’t have to pay any late fees.

Tip 4: Is this for Sale or for Rent

Every Blockbuster has hundreds of movies rental that they don’t need anymore, so they try to sell them. They have special like 4 movies for $20 & 2 for $20. Because not ever customer is going to put things back where they belong. There are going to be some moves that are for sale in the rental area. Make sure if you’re just trying to rent movies you have rental in your hand. If you get confused don’t be afraid to ask a employee.

Tip 5: Not All Blockbusters are Alike

Understand that not all Blockbusters are connected. This because that some Blockbuster are franchise and some stores are corporate owned. I don’t know why, but to me this causes more problems then it solves. This is a simple fix, all you have to do is remember tip 3 and it will solve this problem.

Tip 6: Checking the wall for In-store Info.

In every Blockbuster there will be a wall that has some information on it. This info consists of how much the movie rentals are and what new releases are going to be coming out. Knowing how much you’re really to spend and if the movie that is about to come out will help you keeps in your movie budget. For new releases are put out every Tuesday and it is always first come first served. So get there as early as possible.

Remembering just some of these tips will help in getting the movies you want. Tip number 3 is probably the most important tip out of all of them. This alone will save you time and money.