As of 2015, Aaron's and Rent-A-Center both offer rent- or lease-to-own plans for freezers. These programs are available in almost every state in the United States.
In rent-to-own programs, consumers make monthly payments on household items such as furniture, appliances and electronics. Once the value of the item has been reached, the item belongs to the consumer. Some programs allow consumers to return an item if needed, then later resume the rent-to-own process on the item when desired. Some stores also allow consumers to make a more traditional lump sum purchase, which is lower than the sum of the monthly payments on the item.