Rewards Program Page

My Starbucks Rewards

Rewards Program Information

Program Benefits

Simply register a Starbucks Card at online or at a participating store to earn Stars

  • 1 transaction = 1 Star

Welcome Level:

Upon registering, Starbucks will automatically enter individuals into the Welcome Level which benefits include:

  • A free drink or food reward on members birthday

Green Level (Make 5 transactions with the Card to upgrade):

Receive the same benefits as Welcome Level as well as:

  • Free refills on brewed or iced coffee or tea during the same store visit
  • Exclusive offers and coupons
    • Members must opt-in to receive Starbucks communications

Gold Level (Make 30 transactions in a year to upgrade):

Receive all the benefits as Welcome and Green members plus:

  • The ability to earn a free drink and food reward after every 12 stars
  • A personalized Gold Card (Unavailable in stores) and Welcome Packet
  • Personalized offers and promotions

How to Earn

  • Members can earn Stars and receive in-store benefits simply by paying for a transaction with any Starbucks Card registered to their account at participating Starbucks stores in the United States
  • Earn 1 Star per 1 Transaction
  • They will be able to track their Stars online by logging into their account

How to Redeem

  • Rewards are quickly loaded on the card and phone
  • Rewards can be used on food and drinks
  • Free rewards generally load within 24 hours after members earn their 12th Star and should be ready for their next visit
  • The free reward can be redeemed for any handcrafted beverage – any size, any flavor and with whatever add-ons
  • Members can also redeem the coupon for any food item, with the exception of whole bakery loaves, trays, multipacks, and food items exclusive to the Starbucks Evenings menu

Elite Status?


Elite Status Qualifications

Elite levels

# of Stars

Needed to Achieve per Year

Green Level5
Gold Level30
  • An additional 30 stars keeps members Gold for the following year

Elite Status Benefits

Green level:

  • Members purchase any beverage on the menu with their registered Starbucks Card at a participating store and receive select syrup and milk options on the house
    • Complimentary syrup choices include Caramel (regular or sugar-free), Cinnamon Dolce (regular or sugar-free), Classic, Hazelnut (regular or sugar-free), Raspberry, Peppermint, Toffee Nut and Vanilla (regular or sugar-free)
    • Syrups are subject to availability and exclude all seasonal or promotional beverages and syrups
  • Complementary milk choices include: Soy, Nonfat, 2% (our standard), Whole and Cream (breve, half-and-half)
  • Free Refill on Hot or Iced Brewed Coffee or Tea
    • Members must use their registered Starbucks Card to purchase a beverage and then present that same Starbucks Card for refills of hot or iced brewed coffee or tea during the same store visit
  • Special Trial Offer 
    • StarBucks makes sure that Star Members are "in the know" when it comes to new products Starbucks is introducing in their coffeehouses

Gold Level:

  • Receive a personalized Starbucks Card (mailed to members physical address):
    • In order to receive a personalized Gold card, members must provide a valid physical mailing address  
  • Additional personalized offers and coupons:
    • May be distributed by email or physical mail, so members must opt-in to receive promotional and marketing email offers from Starbucks and provide a valid email and physical mailing address in order to receive them
  • Free drink or food item after every 12 additional Stars:
    • Earn a free food or beverage item after every 12 additional Stars  
  • Members may choose 1 complimentary handcrafted beverage, OR 1 complimentary food item 
    • The complimentary item will be automatically loaded onto their account and will be available to them for 30 days.  
    • The offer for the free beverage or food item expires after 30 days
      • Members must present their registered Starbucks Card to the barista at a participating US Starbucks store in order to receive their complimentary item.  If members have provided Starbucks with a current, valid email address, they will receive a reminder email from Starbucks approximately 7 days after earning your 12th Star indicating that their Reward benefit is available to them. They can also view and track their available Rewards or by using the Starbucks Card mobile app. 
    • The complimentary item may be redeemed at participating US Starbucks stores only, and excludes: multi-serving food items

Bonus Offers?


Bonus Offer Info

  • Birthday Free Drink:
    • After individuals register the Starbucks Card and provide Starbucks with their birthday, Starbucks will load a free reward on their card. 
    • Members can redeem this reward for a free drink or food
    • On occasion, members receive offers and discounts via email or postal mail

Enrollment Bonus?


Points Never Expire?


Expiration of Points Info

  • Members' Stars will remain in an account as long as they have any activity in the past two years
    • However, if they do not qualify for the Gold level by their anniversary date (the date members qualified for the Gold level), Stars will no longer be applied toward helping members earn free drinks, but they will count toward helping them re-qualify for the Gold level
    • Starbucks also reserves the right to terminate the My Starbucks Rewards account of any Card that has been inactive for two (2) years

After reaching the Gold Level, Starbucks will send members a postcard after every fifteen (15) visits where they can bring into a participating U.S. Starbucks store to redeem for a free drink of choice

  • The postcard will be valid for ninety (90) days from the date of issue (the date of their 15th Visit) and must be surrendered to the barista to receive the free drink

Unlimited Rewards Earning?


Max Earning Cap Info

  • There is no limit on the number of rewards members can earn

Requirements to Join

To enroll in My Starbucks Reward and receive program benefits, members will first need to create an account at or with the Starbucks Card mobile app and then activate and register at least 1 U.S. Starbucks Card to their account.


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