The Starbucks Rewards Visa Card features a stars rewards program that awards points in the form of stars for every dollar spent. You get 1 Star for every $4 spent outside of Starbucks. Shopping at Starbucks will earn you the most points which is 2 stars. Plus, you can earn an additional star when the rewards are digitally loaded onto the card.
Every star that you earn worths 4 cents. You must redeem your stars quickly since they will expire in 6 months. Its signup bonus program lets you earn 2.5K bonus stars when you spend $500 in the first 3 months. It is easy to arrive at the minimum requirement if you regularly shop at Starbucks. They will also give you free 250 stars in the first time you load your registered starbucks card. All card holders will earn gold status automatically when they sign up.
When you reach 125 points, you can go to Starbucks and exchange your points for a free drink or food. Cardholders should download the Starbucks app at Google Play or App store. The Starbucks app allows you to conveniently use their phone to pay, place an order in advance and redeem points. To sign up for this card, you have to pay a $49 annual fee.
When you have this card, you are also eligible to receive a reward on your birthday. Every time you go to Starbucks to buy coffee, you can refill your empty cup for free. Members also enjoy the benefit of 8 annual Barista picks.
Barista picks are free coupons that you can redeem for free food and drink items at the store. The coupons are automatically loaded into your account. If you use up all the coupons, it will have cover up most of the annual fee. The coupon can expire in 30 days.
Starbucks Rewards Visa Card offers auto rental collision damage coverage if you use it to pay the entire cost of the car rental. The coverage is valid for most of the models of cars that you can rent in US and abroad. The card features an extended warranty protection program that can increase the warranty of the product you purchase by one more year.
The price protection program can reimburse you the difference for up to $500 if you can find the same item on sale for cheaper price in 90 days. You can reimburse up to a total of $2,500 per item under the price protection program.
Additionally, all items that you purchase will be covered with a 120 days purchase protection. In the event that your item get stolen or damage accidentally, you can get reimbursed with up to $500 per claim. The card has a trip cancellation insurance where canceled trips will get reimbursed up to $1,500 per trip.