Disney Plus and Hulu Price Increases in Fall 2023

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November 2, 2023

In an effort to steer its streaming services toward profitability, Disney has announced to significantly raise prices for Disney+ and Hulu in the U.S., especially for the standalone premium plans of the two. Additionally, a competitively priced bundle of ad-free Disney+ and Hulu will be introduced. The price increase for the two platforms will take effect on Oct. 12, 2023.

For customers in the United States, this marks the second price increase for Disney+ Premium in under a year. The last price hike occurred in December 2022 when the ad-supported version launched, raising the monthly fee by three dollars. Additionally, the ad-free Hulu last saw a cost increase in October 2022.

Disney Plus Price Increase

  • As of Oct. 12, Disney+ No Ads will experience a 27% surge, rising from $10.99 to $13.99 per month for U.S. customers.
  • Disney+ With Ads will remain at $7.99 per month.

Internationally, Disney plans to introduce its ad-supported Disney+ subscriptions in Canada, the U.K., and eight other European countries including France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark from November 1st. The monthly rates for the ad-supported Disney+ plan will be $7.99 in Canada, £4.99 in the U.K., and €5.99 across European markets. Furthermore, Disney intends to raise ad-free Disney+ plans in these markets in December 2023.

Hulu Price Increase

  • Hulu’s ad-free subscription will see a 20% price hike on Oct. 12, moving from $14.99 to $17.99 per month.
  • The cost of Hulu’s ad-supported tiers will continue to be $7.99 per month.
  • Hulu + Live TV with ads will be raised to $76.99 from the previous $69.99 per month. For the ad-free Hulu + Live TV package, the cost will increase to $89.99 from $82.99 per month. Each will go up by $7.

Disney Plus and Hulu Bundle Price Increase

  • The bundle of the ad-supported Disney+ and Hulu (Duo Basic) will still be $9.99/month.
  • Ahead of these price adjustments, Disney is introducing a new ad-free bundle of Disney+ and Hulu (Duo Premium) on September 6th for $19.99 per month, presenting a 37% discount when compared to the standalone subscriptions.
  • From Oct. 12, Disney also will increase the price of its Trio Basic bundle of ad-supported Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ to $14.99 per month, an increase of $2 per month.
  • The Trio Premium bundle of Disney+ (no ads), Hulu (no ads), and ESPN+ (with ads) will be raised to $24.99 from $19.99 per month.

How much do Disney+ and Hulu subscriptions cost?

Below is the updated pricing for Disney+ and Hulu following the October 12th increase in the U.S., compared with the existing rates:

PlatformPlanMonthly PriceMonthly Price After Increase
Disney+With Ads$7.99$7.99
No Ads$10.99$13.99*          
HuluWith Ads$7.99$7.99
No Ads$14.99$17.99*
BundlesDuo Basic: Disney+ (With Ads), Hulu (With Ads)$9.99$9.99
Duo Premium: Disney+ (No Ads), Hulu (No Ads)N/A$19.99**
Trio Basic: Disney+ (With Ads), Hulu (With Ads), ESPN+ (With Ads)$12.99$14.99*
Trio Premium: Disney+ (No Ads), Hulu (No Ads), ESPN+ (With Ads)$19.99$24.99*
Hulu + Live TVHulu (With Ads) + Live TV, Disney+ (With Ads) and ESPN+ (With Ads)$69.99 $76.99*
Hulu (No Ads) + Live TV, Disney+ (No Ads) and ESPN+ (With Ads)$82.99$89.99*
* Effective on Oct. 12, 2023
** Available from Sept. 6, 2023

How to download Disney+ movies before the price increases?

Disney+ allows you to download films on supported mobile devices to watch them offline. However, once you cancel your subscription or the films leave Disney+, your downloads will also become unavailable. To keep the downloads forever, you need to download the movies to MP4.

Pazu Disney Plus Downloader can download unlimited movies and TV shows from Disney+ on Windows and Mac with either a Basic or Premium account. It supports downloading Disney Plus videos in MP4 or MKV format and retains audio tracks and subtitle files in multiple languages. Pazu Disney+ Video Downloader has an intelligent search engine, and an advanced download core to help you download high-quality Disney+ videos on Mac and Windows.

Disney+ Video Downloader

Download Disney+ movies & TV shows to MP4 with HD quality. 

  • Download movies & TV shows from Disney+.
  • Download videos in 720P.
  • Preserve audio tracks and subtitles.
  • Fast downloading speed.

The following is a detailed tutorial to download movies and TV shows from Disney+ with Pazu Disney+ Video Downloader.

Step 1. Run Pazu Disney+ Video Downloader on your Mac or Windows

Download, install, and launch Pazu Disney+ Video Downloader on your Mac or Windows. Log in to your Disney+ account. Click the key icon and enter your registration code to unlock the full version if you have purchased a registration. If you haven’t, go ahead with the free trial version.

Step 2. Add Disney+ movies/TV shows

Enter the movie/TV show title in the search field.

Or copy&paste the link of the movie/TV show from the Disney+ website. Then click the Search icon.

Step 3. Customize the output settings

Click on the Setting button in the upper right corner to customize the video format (MP4/MKV), video codec (H264, H265), and output path, select the language of audio tracks and subtitles, etc.

  • Video format: MP4 or MKV
  • Video codec: H264 or H265
  • Audio language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
  • Subtitle language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese

Step 4. Download movies or TV shows

Pazu Disney+ Video Downloader allows you to select specific audio tracks and subtitles for downloading.

If you are downloading a movie, there is a Setting icon next to the Download icon. Click it to choose the exact audio and subtitles languages. Click on the Download icon to start downloading the movie.

If you are downloading a TV show, after clicking the download icon. You will see all episodes and the Setting buttons on the pop-up window. You need to select the episodes you want to download and click the Setting button to choose the exact audios and subtitles languages, then click the Download button.

Then click the Download button on the right bottom corner. The downloading begins.