by William Hook
The online movie rental has become hugely popular with consumers. Many have decided they it is more convenient to rent movies online instead of from a traditional store.
There are 3 new, up and coming companies to rent from apart from Netflix and Blockbuster. These companies are DVD Avenue, eHit.com and CafeDVD.com.
How does DVD Avenue work? DVD Avenue is one of the newest companies for online movie rentals. The company has a rental plans that begins at $ 9.99. There are many great benefits on offer from this company.
The first benefit is that consumers do not have to commit to any plan for a specified period of time. Consumers can rent up to four movies at a time depending on the plan that has been selected.
The one DVD plan costs $ 9.99 per month, for 2 it's $ 14.95, 3 is $ 19.95, and for 4 it costs $ 24.95 per month.
The second benefit is that you pay no postage fees. Both shipping and receiving of all rented DVD's is free. This al one saves a lot of money when you rent movies online.
The third benefit is that there is a vast selection of titles to choose from. There are over 25000 rentals to choose from in many different film genres. Their website is also very user friendly.
How does eHit.com work? Another company that allows consumers to rent movies online is called eHit.com. This company has a much smaller movie selection for consumers to choose from.
The first benefit of using eHit.com is that consumers can rent both English and Chinese movies online. Many people in the United States speak Chinese but have a hard time finding video rentals that are solely in their native language. They also offers movie rentals in Japanese and Korean.
The second benefit is that people who enjoy Asian and English films can rent up to 8 DVDs at a time each month if they want.
eHit.com offers 2 plans to choose from: On the "Unlimited Plan" you can choose how many movies you want to rent. Pricing is as follows: the 2 movie plan costs $ 14.99 per month, for 4 costs $ 23.99 per month, 6 is $ 31.99 and for 8 it's $ 39.99 per month.
The "Point Plan" allows consumer to purchase points and use those points to rent movies online and watch TV shows online.
How does CafeDVD.com work? CafeDVD.com is another great company to rent movies online from. This company allows consumers to rent movies online on two plans.
These plans are a monthly subscription and an "A La Carte" plan. Up to four DVD's can be rented at a time, per month under either of these two plans.
The "A La Carte" plan is different from the DVD Avenue and eHit.com plans that were discussed before as they do charge for mailing. In this plan consumers pay three dollars per seven days of rental time.
They are also charged $ 2.49 to ship one to two movies, $ 2.99 to ship three movies and $ 3.49 to ship four movies. If you want to avoid shipping costs, then each movie rental costs Â£3.50 per seven days under the "SaverPak" option.
The monthly subscription plan allows consumers to rent movies online based on the size of plan required. There are small, medium and large plans to rent movies online.
The small plan allows consumers to rent six movies for a cost of $ 14.95 per month. The DVD'S come in twos and are shipped together.
The medium plan allows consumers to rent eight movies and costs $ 19.95 per month. The large plan allows consumers to rent ten movies and costs $ 24.95 per month.
The first benefit is that CafeDVD.com allows consumers to rent the most movies out of the three companies reviewed. Consumers can rent up to ten movies which is great for people who just love to watch movies.
The second benefit is that CafeDVD.com caters for an audience who prefers more independent and classic films.
Which one should you choose? The best online movie rental service really depends on your needs as the consum er. If you watch many movies, then CafeDVD.com is best for you. If you want a good range of titles to choose from, then DVD Avenue is the best. If you like foreign language films, then eHit.com is the one for you.