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Free Starbucks Stars are a great way to start the day, and if you are willing to do some app downloading and linking, you can kickstart the day with 300 bonus Starbucks Stars! That is more than enough Starbucks Stars for two free Starbucks menu items at 125 Stars each, or it is enough to earn you Starbucks Gold status if you aren’t yet a Gold member.
If you are newer to Starbucks Rewards, this will catapult you to Gold status where you can start earning free Starbucks menu items going forward. I only just joined Starbucks Rewards last year via a similar promo, and I rack up free items way faster than I thought possible thanks to all sorts of bonuses and promos. To earn these 300 bonus Stars you will need to make a purchase using the Chase Pay app at a participating Starbucks by March 19, 2018.
Before you file this one in the “too much trouble” file, remember that one of the Chase Freedom second quarter 2018 5x bonus categories is Chase Pay, so having the Chase Pay app loaded and ready to go is a smart move for many of us so we can easily earn 5x points at a variety of retailers, including Starbucks.
How to Earn 300 Bonus Starbucks Stars With Chase Pay
To earn 300 bonus Starbucks Stars you need to first download the Chase Pay app to your smartphone. To set it up you will need your regular Chase.com login credentials. This step took me about 5 minutes.
Next, you should see an offer for 300 bonus Starbucks Stars in the middle of the Chase Pay homepage on the app that says “Offer Earn Stars”. For some reason, I could not find this offer under the retailer listing that had some other offers listed, but instead, it was only on my Chase Pay homepage.
Click on the Starbucks Stars offer to activate, and you will be directed to link your Starbucks account information so you can earn the Stars. If you know your Starbucks log-in information, this should only take a few seconds.
You should then get a message that you’ve signed up and will earn 300 bonus Stars when you use Chase Pay at a participating Starbucks by March 19, 2018!
For what it is worth, in the Chase Pay app I also saw offers for $10 off my first restaurant ‘order ahead’ order paid for using Chase Pay at the participating restaurants in my area. Remember, once you have these steps down for yourself, it may make sense to go ahead and take care of this for your partner, too, as 600 Stars are better than 300!
I’d love to hear if this worked out to score you 300 bonus Starbucks Stars. I’ve got my app and offer loaded and Starbucks on the agenda for tomorrow morning!
Thanks to Doctor of Credit for spotting this promo.
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