by Richard S. - Posted Thu August 27, 2009 @ 3:30 PM
Per the FAQ's at redbox.com
Am I charged from the minute I click "RENT ONLINE NOW"?
Yes. But, once you've received your confirmation email, you're guaranteed that your title will be at redbox when you get there. Sure your buck could've earned .000006381 cents in a money market account during those 5 hours, but imagine how much more relaxed you'll be knowing you have your movie waiting for you.