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Avoid Xtra-vision because of late returns? Fear no more...

A debt write-off that we’re all excited about.

Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland


Bringing the latest release to the till with the giant bags of Maltesers and popcorn, looking forward to your cosy night in, and realising that there is €47.50 owing on your Xtra-Vision account.

You put the items down and shuffle away.

Xtra-vision are now offering us all a way out of the embarrassing situation.

Starting tomorrow and continuing for two weeks, the company has decided to offer customers in arrears a debt write-off.

Anyone who accumulated arrears through rentals made between July and December 2013 will have their Xtra-vision account cleared if they purchase a Bronze, Silver or Gold rental pass.

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“We often get feedback that people who have outstanding balances on their Xtra-vision accounts are avoiding coming back to the store, so we thought it would be a nice gesture this St. Patrick’s weekend to give them all a chance to clear the balance,” explained CEO Gerry Butler.

The rental pass costs between €5 and €20 and allows for unlimited movie and game rentals over a specified period.

(And, yes, people still rent DVDs from a shop. None of this fancy streaming stuff.)

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