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My Starbucks Rewards Program

on 12.27.2010 at 2:38pm

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If your guilty pleasure is Starbucks, here’s just the ticket to have a little fun saving and earning perks through the My Starbucks Rewards system.To start, all you need is a Starbucks gift card (which I’m sure many of you got for Christmas!)  Go to My Starbucks Rewards online, make an account and register your card.

Starbucks gives you a lot of control with gift cards! You can add money to your card, or move cash around between different registered gift cards in your account.  If I get a card for my birthday or Christmas, I go in and register it to my account, and then move all the money onto the card that I always keep in my wallet so it’s all in one place.

Each time you make a purchase with your card at Starbucks, you get a star!  As you accumulate stars, the perks get better and better. Here’s the breakdown:

Welcome Level Perks (1-4 stars)

– Free drink on your birthday

Green Level Perks (5 stars +)

– All Welcome Level perks
– Free syrups and milk options for your beverage
– Free refills for brewed coffee or tea
– Free Tall (12 fl oz) beverage of your choice with whole bean purchase
– Free trial offers and updates

Gold Level Perks (30 stars+)

– All Welcome and Green Level perks
– Free beverage with every 15 stars you earn
– Special Customized Gold Level card
– Personalized offers and coupons

If you frequent Starbucks, this is the best way to save a little money!

    • MK

      Links not working for me???

    • Shelly

      O i love this program i go to starbucks every morning!!!! It is so amazing

    • Kpdeavers

      This is not specifically about the Starbucks Reward program- just fyi- if you buy bags of Starbucks coffee at grocery/retail stores, your empty bag can be taken to a starbucks store and it is good for one tall brewed coffee. The offer is printed on the bag. You may already know about it, but may be worth sharing again.

    • Nicole

      Another heads up, if you are buying more than one thing…separate transactions means more stars. You get a star for each transaction :)

    • Carrot

      I work at Starbucks and would recommend buying a Caramel Macchiato biscotti on a separate transaction when you go for your coffee. Not only are they delicious, but they only cost $1 and they give you another star which brings you closer to your next free beverage. (And they are wrapped so they can be consumed then or later.)

    • Vander4d

      This is a great program that is so under-utilized! I have customers who save .90 per drink when they use their card! (free soy/free syrup= .90 savings!)

    • Jen

      Thank you. I got to Starbucks A LOT and am always thrilled to get a little something extra from them. :-)

    • Kristi

      Panera just started a rewards program too.

    • Masdraglox

      I have been using this program since 2008 and for me its amazing… when you purchase a coffee you get free refills for at least two hours…. and for me since i only drink tea, I can buy one ice tea and get free refills. Its wonderful.. If you want to get into gold real fast here is a tip, you can pay separate for each drink or for the baked goods. Each time you swipe you get one point…so if your buying 3 drinks ask to pay for each one separate and you will get 3 points instead of just one for paying together.