How Fandango's App Is Trying To Help You Go Back To Movie Theaters Safely

Fandango to introduce new health and safety features and resources for over 100 theaters.


Across the United States, movie theaters are slowly reopening, under strict guidelines. And now, Fandango has announced the launch of a new program to help movie fans head back to theaters with new safety and health precautions in place.

Both and its mobile apps will begin rolling out new functions like social distance seating maps, an overall guide to safety policies provided by more than 100 theater chains, and a search filter to find reopened theaters by location.

Fandango President Paul Yanover spoke about the new additions saying that Fandango's mission has "always been super-serving fans with their entertainment needs, and we cannot wait to help fans get back to the big screen safely and at the right time."

Yanover went on to say that while it's a complicated rollout, with various states, cities, and counties opening their venues in different phases, he hopes Fandango will help movie goers transition back to the best of their ability. "We hope Fandango will serve as a helpful one-stop resource for fans to find all the information and services they need for a comfortable return to their local theaters."

In Fandango's new guide, moviegoers can expect to find more information that theaters have provided about maximum occupancy, social distance seating, mask policies, enhanced cleaning measures, and special concession services.

In addition to the new safety features, members of Fandango's VIP+ loyalty program can extend expired rewards for an additional 60 days so that customers will have more time to use them. On top of that, they are offering refunds and exchanges up to the posted showtime.

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