If you’re a new or existing user of YouTube Premium and Music Premium, which offers ad-free viewing and listening, you may be able to save up to $36 per year with Google’s New Yearly Plans, if 9to5Google reports. From now through Sunday, January 23, users can get an additional discount with the promotional rate, but the new annual plans will cost less than the current monthly rate anyway.
The new annual subscription of YouTube Premium currently retails for $107.99, about $36 less than you’d pay for a year at the current monthly price of $143.88.
For YouTube Premium Music subscribers, the annual rate is currently $89.99, but will be priced at $119.88 after Sunday — still a nearly $30 savings over paying monthly.
Users can still sign up for a monthly subscription: $11.99 for YouTube Premium and $9.99 for YouTube Music Premium, the same price as before. Both services offer new users a 7-day free trial before being charged for the full month.
While the annual subscription offers a one-time option for YouTube Music Premium users, it might not make sense if you’re grandfathered into an earlier, cheaper plan. You’d pay 11 cents more for an annual subscription if you’re currently paying $9.99 a month for YouTube Music, and it’s an even worse deal if you’re still on the old $7.99 subscription, 9to5Google reports.
With an annual subscription, you have to pay upfront for both services, and YouTube says it doesn’t automatically renew at the end of a year. For existing subscribers, you may need to change your plan to qualify: it’s not available to those on family and student plans, and existing individual users on monthly plans must cancel their current plan before they can purchase the annual service. The plans are also only available in the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Russia, Turkey, Germany, Thailand, India, and Japan.