KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, offers a gift solution for every movie fan on the holiday list. With Regal’s eGift Cards, shopping for a friend or family member has never been easier. Guests can purchase eGift Cards through REGmovies.com and instantly send them to a loved one. To help stretch the holiday budget, guests who purchase a $50 eGift card in December will receive another $5 eGift Card for free valid at any Regal, Edwards or United Artists Theatre.
“Regal eGift cards can deliver a smile with the click of a button. Plus giving a loved one a trip to Regal Cinemas is definitely a great way to ensure that this gift fits, it won’t be returned and it will be delivered on time,” said Timm Walsh, vice president of Corporate Box Office at Regal Entertainment Group. “Consumers are also finding more ways these days to stay savvy in their spending, and with Regal’s promotion on eGift Cards, everyone wins.”
The 2013 Consumer Holiday Survey conducted by the Retail Gift Card Association polled almost 3,000 consumers and found that 74 percent of respondents plan to give one or more gift cards this holiday season. Furthermore, 79 percent of consumers give gift cards because they know the recipient can purchase what they want and 70 percent give them out of convenience. Regal remains mindful of its guests and has created an easy purchasing process for eGift Cards. There are no shipping charges, service fees or expiration dates for eGift Cards at any Regal Cinemas. The cards arrive in minutes via email or on a specified delivery date with customizable, personalized messaging. A Regal eGift Card can even include your own photograph for a unique gift.
“The holidays are a perfect time for giving, and providing the gift of movies creates memories for every generation to enjoy,” said Ray Nutt, senior vice president for Regal Entertainment Group. “Christmas is one of the busiest days of the year at our theatres because going out to the movies is a fun activity for the entire family.”
Regal eGift Cards can be used at the box office or concession stand. Regal guests can also receive frequent rewards through free membership to the Regal Crown Club. Movie fans can access the loyalty program through their mobile device for easy access on-the-go by downloading the Regal Movies app. Users can program their favorite theatre, gather movie information, select showtimes and purchase tickets. The Regal Crown Club is the number one theatre loyalty program in the country, allowing patrons to accumulate credits at the box office and concession stand to earn free popcorn, soft drinks and movies.
About Regal Entertainment Group:
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) operates the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuit in the United States, consisting of 7,382 screens in 579 theatres in 42 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the District of Columbia as of November 28, 2013. The Company operates theatres in 46 of the top 50 U.S. designated market areas. We believe that the size, reach and quality of the Company’s theatre circuit not only provide its patrons with a convenient and enjoyable movie-going experience, but is also an exceptional platform to realize economies of scale in theatre operations.