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We’ve all seen it by now. The company behind Frozen and Mickey Mouse offers a streaming service bundle. The Disney Bundle saves you money compared to paying for Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ separately. You may wonder, though how to get the Disney bundle without ESPN+?

For a long time this was not possible. Earlier this year in 2022, however, Disney quietly introduced an option to bundle Disney+ with Hulu. If you weren’t aware of this option, you aren’t alone. It isn’t mentioned in their marketing or advertisements. 

This blog post will explain, step by step, how to get the Disney Bundle without ESPN+.

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The First Thing to Know- How to Get the Disney Bundle Without ESPN+

How to Get The Disney Bundle Without ESPN+

For this bundling method to work you will need a Hulu subscription that is billed directly through Hulu- not Apple, Amazon, Roku, Verizon, or any other third party. 

There are several ways to sign up for Hulu through third parties. For example, if you download the Hulu app to an iPhone you can subscribe to Hulu directly in the app. This will bill you through Apple’s App Store and not Hulu directly. 

To make sure your billing goes through Hulu, make sure to sign up on Hulu’s website using a web browser. If you already have a Hulu account that is not billed by Hulu, you will need to cancel the subscription and sign back up on Hulu’s website.

If you are unsure if your account is Hulu-billed, go to Account> Payment Information on Hulu’s website to check. 

How Much Will You Save?

By itself, the Hulu (Ad-supported) plan is $6.99/mo. after a 30 day free trial. The Hulu (Ad-free) plan is $12.99/mo. after the 30 day free trial. Meanwhile, Disney+ is normally $7.99/mo. 

With the new bundling option, however, you can include Disney+ as an “add-on” to a Hulu account.

This new option takes the cost of Disney+ down from $7.99/mo. to $2.99/mo. So the new bundle without ESPN+ is the equivalent of $9.98/mo. or $15.98/mo, depending on which Hulu plan you choose. 

The regular Disney Bundle that includes ESPN+ is either $13.99/mo. (for Hulu with ads) or $19.99/mo. (for Hulu with no ads). By not including ESPN+, you save $4 per month.

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The Steps

For New Hulu Customers

If you are a current Hulu customer skip ahead to the next section.

Hulu is offering a $1/mo deal at the time of publication
  1. Go to the Hulu sign-up page and click the sign-up button. 
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2. Decide whether you want to get the Hulu ad-supported plan or the Hulu (No Ads) plan. Click “Select” next to the plan you’d like. (Note that Hulu + Live TV includes Disney+ at no extra cost). 

3. Fill in the information on the “Create Your Account” screen including your email, name, and date of birth. Click “Continue.”

4. The “Add Your Billing Info” screen will ask for payment details. You can pay with either a credit card or PayPal account. Enter those and click “Submit.”

how to get the disney bundle without espn+

5. The next screen will say “Plans.” Scroll until you see “Add-ons.” Click the “+” sign next to Disney+ for $2.99, then click “Review Changes.”

6. The next screen will say “You're all set.” Click on “Activate Disney+.” Follow the prompts to set up your login details for your Disney+ account.

You are now signed up for the Disney Bundle without ESPN+!

For Current Hulu Customers

how to get the disney bundle without espn+
  1. Log in to the Hulu website through a web browser on a computer or mobile device. 
  2. Hover your cursor over the circle in the upper-right hand corner of the screen with your initial in it. Click on “Account.”
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3. The next screen will say “Manage Your Account.” Scroll until you see “Add-ons.” Click “Manage Add-Ons.” 

how to get the disney bundle without espn+

4. Scroll until you see Disney+ for $2.99. Click the plus sign next to it. Click “Review Changes.”

5. Click on “Activate Disney+” and follow the prompts to set up your login details for your Disney+ account.

You are now signed up for the Disney Bundle without ESPN+!

Final Thoughts- How to Get the Disney Bundle Without ESPN+

What do you plan to watch on Disney+ and Hulu? Did you find this guide helpful? Let us know in the comment section down below!

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