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Starbucks has a new enticement program called the Starbucks Gold Card. This is a card that will save regulars cash and offer them incentives once they make the initial purchase of the card. Benefits include discounts on purchases, free drinks with your membership and more once you register your card after purchasing. Learn how to use the new Starbucks Gold Card and start saving funds.

Purchase the card at any Starbucks location. Each Starbucks Gold Card is different from the regular Starbucks gift cards sold in stores. This card allows you to pay for transactions in any way you choose. The old cards had the ability to be reloaded, similar to a gift card. but you had to use that card for purchases. The Starbucks Gold card can be reloaded, but it doesn't have to be. You can choose how you want to pay and simply present it along with your form of payment when making a purchase.

Register your card. To receive the benefits of your Starbucks Gold Card purchase, you must register it online or by calling the toll free number on the back of the card. Once you register it, you get such free items as a free drink on your birthday, different coupons and no cost Wi-Fi access for up to two hours per day in the multiple locations. Free Wi-Fi allows one to browse the Internet, work or do e-mail while enjoying their preferred coffee, drink or snack.

Supervise your account. Once you have registered your card, you can go online to supervise your account. This means you are able to reload your card, check your balance, set up auto refill, and even check the history of your purchases. You can also manage any additional cards you may have with Starbucks and remove them if you have gotten rid of them or no longer plan to use them in the future.

Set up your profile. Once you're in your account you can easily set up your profile such as your name and address in order to receive coupons, your billing information and shipping address. It's almost like managing a credit card online in its similarities.


  • Get extra cards for family members! They make great gifts.