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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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The Starbucks daily deal for Thursday 12/2 will be Buy Get One FREE Starbucks Christmas Blend Coffee. This is while supplies last at participating locations.

The real question is… do their store locations take coupons??

    • steph

      I used a coupon in the store last week that came in the newspaper. They took it no problem… was there one for a lb of coffee!?!?!

      • kathleen

        The starbucks stores in target, kroger, harris teeter etc are licensed stores, not corperate stores, they will take your coupons, although I have never tried, that was my understanding in the 3 1/2 yrs I worked at starbucks at least…

    • Amy L

      I don't think they take coupons for the coffee sold in grocery stores (the 12 oz bags), do they?

      • Lfenyin

        yes they do

    • Weemonsieur

      I used to work there… They do take some coupons, like the one in the insert the week before last. An easy way to tell is if in the fine print it has a “Barista please ring code XXXX”

    • Guest

      is there a way to confirm which stores are participating? other than calling I mean:)

    • Carrie_C

      There is a code at the bottom of one of the recent coupons from an insert that gives the cashier a code to use – I'm going to at least try!

      • Doitmyselfmom

        which insert?!? I'd love to find that!

        • Brendandkev

          11/21 Smartsource.

          • Jeannie Rivera66

            I found mine. Thank you so much.

    • Amy J.

      I used a couple of the Starbucks Q's at the Savannah, GA, location last year around this time (my husband had received a SB giftcard so thought it was worth trying the Q's while we were there), although the manager on duty said they normally do not take them, they are just for grocery stores……..but the Q did say at retailers or participating SB locations….guess that's NOT a participating location….LOL!

      • Angela

        use at Target or a location like Publix where they have a location inside a retail grocery or at a grocery that accpets competitor coupons….workes for me,

    • Nesnessoso

      how do you get the coupon? cant find it on the site

      • S_CarolinaGirl

        The daily deal coupons are via text to your cell phone. You have to sign up via text, and my understanding is you're suppose to be able to show it to the barista via your cell phone.

    • Robin M

      I am a starbucks barista and we will take the coupons for the christmas blend. Also, each bag has a coupon on the bottom for a free cup of brewed coffee when you present the empty bag :D

    • Diann

      I tried to use a coupon in January, but the store would not take it and the manager said it was only good at grocery stores and the like. I was disappointed.

      • Guest

        Same here. They told me the coupons was only good in grocery stores. They didn't even look at the coupon, just said they didn't accept them. :-(

    • Kathyjb819

      Stores will take this coupon. The ones they won't take are the ones intended for grocery stores (1.50 off one pound etc). I used to work there and it got confusing for people sometimes. Generally if it is a starbucks store coupon it will say something like barista ring code 147. This particular coupon probably will only work in a starbucks store and not a grocery store..

    • MK

      How much is one of these? Does anyone know?

      • CouponNERD

        I just called my local SB and it's $12.95 plus tax here in Columbia SC

      • Jackie

        12.99, but they are the BIG 1 lb. bag and a free tall coffee comes with each empty bag taken in to Starbucks!

    • Khughes6

      Ugghh. I have the $1 off coupons from a few weeks ago and they do have a barista code on bottom, but they are for 11, 12 or 20 oz bags. I imagine this bogo deal will be the 1 lb bag?

    • Joy

      Do you have to get this text on your phone or can you just walk into Starbucks and get this deal? I don't have data on my phone but I do have texting but I never got this notice on my phone.

      • Katie B

        You should be able to just walk in because, in their email regarding this, they give me the option of going to their website and “opening” a little window like on an advent calendar (super cute!) to see what today's daily deal is!

    • Catherine

      My Starbucks said they would take grocery coupons, so it couldn't hurt to ask.

    • just wondering

      Anyone know about Lexington,Target?Are they going to take the coupons and are they doing the BOGO over there?

      • Debbie

        no

    • Noodlehead

      Just came from Aiken SC Kroger Starbucks location. They are a licensed store. They do not run the same promotions as corporate. Today the offer was 1lb Christmas Blend (regular $12.99) + Cute Tumbler (Regular $12.99) both for $18.18 including tax. Not what I went for. The only way you can see what their 12-Days promotion each day is to go to the store. Not advertised.

    • Laura

      So will the stores inside Targets honor this deal? I also have the coupon from the in store dispenser. Will that work at Target? I am in Atlanta. Going to try!

    • Jackie

      I bought 6 bags and they gave me a choice of any beverage any size on the house!!! PLUS, each bag is good for 1 free tall coffee! :D

    • Dkshipp57

      I'm at Starbucks now in Cleveland TN and they wouldn't take my 1.50 coupons. They said it was a store coupon. Unforantly I lost out. 1 hour drive and I called they said they would. Just wanted to give heads up to the next person thinking they are getting a great deal. Lost $6.00 not fair! I did luck up they make a mistake on someones coffee and they ask anyone want and of course I yell out 1st.

    • Dkshipp57

      Forgot to tell you they have display BIGI when u come in so u don't need any coupon.

    • Guest

      Just got B1G1 deal and they wouldn't take the $1 coupon even though it has a barista number on the bottom. Computer wouldn't accept 2 “deals” on one transaction.

      • Kerry

        Same thing happened here

      • Missthemister

        Also, the wording on the coupon says 10 12 or 20 oz size….these are 16 oz.

        I'm still thrilled with my deal. I got 4 lbs of coffee for $26.72 and had one of my grocery store Starbucks bag and got my free tall while I was there. My husband drinks SB like water, so this is the best deal since that 75% Starbucks clearance at RiteAid.

    • Micheleekelly

      If you follow the link, you can see if your store participates before you make the drive. :)

    • Drews_Mom

      Thanks Jenny! My husband is a Christmas Blend fanatic…stocked up for way less than usual.

    • Missthemister

      Oh, meant to add in my previous post, the barista said that tomorrows deal is B1G1 Via (their instant coffee). I'm not a big fan, but it's a good deal if you like those.

      • robyn

        but today's is the actualy christmas blend right?

        • Missthemister

          right – 12/2 is Christmas Blend 12/3 is Via

      • That should be hot! I'm going to stop by my fav spot to confirm, too.

    • doctormamma

      not good at ones inside target, etc. But can mix and match regular, decaf and esspresso.

    • robyn

      also, if you are a card holder with more than 5 stars you get a free tall coffee with purchase of bag of coffee!!

    • Laura

      Got my coffee! Great price… cause you cant buy the Christmas blend in the grocery stores. Thanks Jenny

    • Laura

      And yes confirm… you can mix the blends. Christmas, Christmas espresso, and decaf. Great deal!