The well known alleged tax avoiding chain
This is on first direct portal now, 20% off
Following up on the above, just to confirm the cashback was in my current account this morning.
Just to confirm I received my 'tracking' email for my purchase (£20 in my case) from Saturday to confirm my 20% (£4) is being processed...
Yeah, I'll have a go for it. Thanks for the post Op. Good one :)
I've used a couple of Visa Rewards ones in the past for giftcards (definitely Amazon). I don't believe they can see what you've purchased, just an eligible transaction. Nothing I can see on this one even trying to discourage credit top up. If it helps give confidence I'll post an update next week when the credit tracks - might be in time before 04/06 when this expires, but I obviously can't promise.
Just go instore tommorow purchase either a bag of beans, 2 x pack of pods or a packet of starbucks VIA and they will automatically offer you a free tall cold craft latte (cold brew) and if you dont like that they will give you a free tall regular latte. Its to promote the new cold craft coffee range.
The franchise thing is annoying. I bought a Groupon voucher for Starbucks and then found out the three nearest me were all franchises.
so do you have to empty the bag for this or can you get in store straightaway?
Don't know sorry.
I read somewhere they are only catering for the retail market, not stores.
Worth noting you can buy a small biscuit sepearately and it counts as a star
Yes, I do this all the time. The staff don't mind unless it's really busy, then I just order on the app instead. It also seems that most, if not all purchases get you a star. Back when I bought a reusable cup, the guy told me to buy that first, then I'd get 1 star and then get my first 25p off my drink.
Costa is better cos u get 10 points for every £1 u spend and the prices at costa are way cheaper.
If i am buying two coffees can i pay for one then the other after and get two stars.
Mine is get 14 earn 16 bonus....they're having a laugh :p
That's my local branch... we may have crossed paths there... small world.
I can't get my head around the cold icy coffee fad. Eww Good deal for those who can stomach it though, heat
Still useful to have it in the title for such a limited promotion
@OwlEye Thanks for posting, if it helps you in future, using the expiry feature, when posting deals, will set the deal to correctly expire (in this case 28/04/2018). Which will save you from needing to include this in your deal title. I hope that helps.
I'm sure if you scribble that part out they won't notice, if your black you can start a riot if they refuse to give you coffee It works I'll send you proof by a YouTube video
Can I use the code if paying with a card (not through the app)? I've set up a card within the app, If I scan the app to pay will it go through, like it does with Nero? Mind I don't have any balance on the Starbucks card.
This is the reusable cup I was given. Easy to cover over Starbucks with a bit of tape, if you don't want it on show. Otherwise just hold the cup with the Starbucks facing your palm. Then the image is only displayed to the world.
Got my free cup (with latte) today. Really nice cup and the lid is SO much nicer (on the lips, no euphemism!) than the plastic ones.
No reusable cups left in Dunfermline drive through
Yep. Got a tall cold Double Chocolatey Chip Frappuccino yesterday. The cup was filled to the brim. So probably got a grande for the price of a tall. If they always do that, then it may be worth just ordering a short and getting the cup completely filled with the beverage. Used my HUKD flamedeer £2 gift card winnings from the other year too. They deducted 25p from the order too. I thought this was going to be only for future refills. Anyone else find you need to be careful with putting the lid on? Mine pops up in places when pushing down. Have to keep it pressed down on one side and then push down around the rest to ensure it is properly fitted.
Very poor quality, and it was £1.25, so I didn't get one
Cofee is a drug, not nearly as addictive as tobacco, but still adictive
are they any good?? i bought some Greggs ones and they are crap by the way, I am not a regular consumer of "coffee to go" butt will it be possible to have a Contigo (or Thermos or whatever) mug and buy cofees in these shops?
Any ideas on the likelihood of Waitrose being happy with people using these mugs for free coffee there? Turns out they're getting rid of non reuseable cups in the Autumn. Can't blame them to be honest as they are kinda inindated with people. http://www.waitrose.com/home/mywaitrose/free_tea_or_coffee.html
Wow really?! I may have to try this!! (y)
Perfect to use as a body scrub. Messy but effective, leaves skin unbelievably soft
Waitrose have been doing this for ages!
I have been a regular at Starbucks for many years (stopped now Ive got my own bean to cup!) never seen a single bag so not everyone knows.
I love green tea but I thought it was strange...oh well, I'm sure there are ppl out there who love it!!
If you don't normally drink matcha, and certainly if you don't like green tea you likely won't like the matcha latte. I would probably find the Apple Rooibos overly sweet and not nice. I don't believe the matcha has anything artificial in it - it can look like that just using matcha. It's no where near as bitter as a coffee. I actually wanted it more bitter/stronger in flavour if anything - mine tasted very milky. Matcha's very good for you. Oh well, I guess this is why so few mainstream shops and coffee chains actually sell stuff like this which I like - instead going for sugary junk. Syrups are awful. Customer service was fine in one of the Sturbucks but in another was horrible compared to Nero. Caffe Nero really are the nicest chain coffee shop to visit in my experience.
I had both! Got nero to wash out the luminescent green remnants of my starbucks matcha latte from my reuseable cup haha
Really like the matcha one. My barista put a shot of vanilla in to combat the bitterness
It tastes a bit weird....
Usually £2.50 - £2.70 in most supermarkets, they take it in turn with the offer. Used it a lot, only had it refused once and that was at Eurotunnel in France
Always had these accepted for a free latte. Usually pick the packet of coffee you for £2.50 though. Heat added.
This has been on the packs for years. many outlets refuse to redeem them though.
Seconded. I got a couple of packs of this last year only to later discover that the 3 or 4 nearest Starbucks to me wouldn't accept them. Very misleading promotion with this highly restrictive condition hidden away in the small print.
Thought you probably could get it cheaper, budgens are expensive! Thanks for that
How ironic, you criticize Starbucks for tax avoidance and then praise your 'local' boots which is one of the biggest tax avoiders there is!!! https://www.medact.org/project/alliance-boots-campaign/
Can't stand Starbucks, tax thieving b......d!. I think I will still be going to my local Boots who do thier sandwiches and salads at 50p at the end of the day.
I don't give two hoots about shareholders. I feel strongly that as part of a society founded on a general principle of benevolence and caring for others, that companies and those who avoid (note wording) paying tax should be more stringently controlled and taken Tuesday m to task. I believe in giving back. People like you, clearly don't. Different strokes.
Do you think share holders give two hoots about morals? With my own business I pay an accountant very well to get my liabilities down as much as possible. I am sure Paul Nikkel who owns this site and quidco etc does the same too .. if you were a family earning £50k a year and claiming child tax credits like your entitled to, do you think that's morally correct? After all they don't need it and the money could be spent on better things? My own mother in law is disabled and the government provides her with a car, she uses it once a fortnight to do her shopping, the last one she got had done only 522 miles in 3 years, clearly it would be cheaper to get a taxi once a fortnight, is that morally right? You can attack and find faults with every sector, I don't blame Starbucks, I blame the system. Infact the biggest tax evaders are Google, Apple, Microsoft, IKEA and Amazon, so I hope you don't use any of theirs products or services? Because that would be morally wrong (y)
Yeah, just jump on the bandwagon that avoiding taxation is strictly not illegal therefore ok, despite being morally bankrupt, with the government supposedly doing everything to allow it to continue.
It was an email screenshot as it’s (weirdly) not in the app
6 for me
Mines 2 for 2 - any purchase counts in these things so if you normally grab a bottle of water or something it will count towards your points- you can get more than one star that day ( I have had around three in a day no problem)
Mines collect 3 get 3, then anything over that is doubled - started the January on gold with 50 stars required before the end of the year, I only need 8 for another year of gold. 🤪
Good to know
It is the exam you took to determine whether you went to grammar school or secondary modern. If you passed you went to grammar school, if you didn't, you didn't. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-42839930 My little niece got her results yesterday.
What's the old eleven plus?
Bit like the old eleven plus
ok, im gonna ask...What on earth are transfer results??
Lol I'm one of those ppl (y)
Went for my first visit yesterday but only received one star from the visit. Has anyone else had this happen? Will they all come at once??
If you buy any item and pay separately for them, then they each count as a transaction and so easier to get the stars.
Yup will do - so effectively it means buy 3 get the 4th free :)
Yes, it should do as their system gives a star per transaction and therefore with this offer should give 5 stars! I usually find the star dashes etc unachievable as not long enough time periods or asking my to buy too many coffees, but this one is easy and a really good offer!
I got it too. On my next visit, if I buy three drinks separately with my card, will that count as 3 visits?
Since I seen the BBC’s watchdog programme on poop (poo) in coffeeshops : I stay well away from all these establishments.
Mine was doing buy one get one half price on these.
These aren't bad, a lot less dry and more airy than other gingerbread I've eaten recently. The toppings are a bit rubbish though: a huge amount of red icing sugar (enough to completely coat both sides) and a large bag of hundreds of thousands that just creates a huge mess (and isn't really what you picture when you think of gingerbread men).
These were reduced to £1.00 in my local Starbucks. Must just need to get rid.
Good offer. Probably overstocked or ordered in that store.
I tend to go for their filter coffee, but noticed that the price has gone up at my nearest to work. Was £1 for a tall to compete with Pret, then £1.25, now £1.55 for their festive blend. Still bought it as I'd topped up my card, but then realised I'd forgotten to activate the offer!
I didn't use the APP I went on the website and clicked continue to website... Looked about a bit then when I came to the homepage said £5 for first time customers. I'll get my mate to try tomorrow see if he gets the same. There was a few £10 and £15 cards, the £10 ones only had 5% saving but £15 had 10% so went for it.
Thanks, I've just looked into this. The £5 offer is for first time order through the APP only. Will keep an eye out for the £15 vouchers. Cheers
There was 3 £15 this morning, the company buys cards from people and sells them at a discount, just keep checking. Yeah not sure what it was, it just popped up on the homepage when I was on, I'd been looking at cards went back to the homepage and there it was offering £5 off for new customers. I got a message say if I refer somebody they get £3 credit once they make a purchase
Did you have to enter a code?
Can confirm it, they were giving out chilled lattes but not fresh/hot coffees, in a grotto thing set up in the middle of the station, picked up one this morning and another on my way home :)
I ve just come back and standing next to it but didn’t know they offer free coffee
You can't be a source yourself. That's like saying unicorns are real. I myself have seen one therefore I have a source.
Myself, I picked one up this afternoon
I may buy myself some gifts! The quality of their drinkware is excellent
Gifts not giftcards
Can you purchase a £20 gift card to get the free £5? ;)
£20 must be spent on gifts not cake/bun. (lol)
Overpriced + everything is a rip off..
Ahhhh hukd police gotta love it
Changed the title (y)
So you actually only get a 'free' re-usable cup if you 'pay' for a coffee. I'm not a starbucks hater, far from it but Sorry OP this ain't good.
Maybe Costa won't be so busy now and I won't have to wait forever in the queue!
Thanks for posting. St Enoch are one of the tax dodgers from the Paradise Papers so I'm boycotting them and shaming them on social media.
I have stopped using Quidco totally now, blocked my account after i won £138 on Christmas game last year after about 60 hours worth of playing for no reason at all!! Sent emails, twitter & facebook messages all got ignored! Also failed to pay me on a £5 bonus which i was waiting for from 2015!!! and again sent loads of emails etc and got the usual ‘this is taking longer than expected’ yeah sure is, 2years!! Joke of a company now.
Don't use quidco anymore , cashback often fails , going on experience other cashback providers more reliable and better customer care.
Cool - if my cashback ever comes through (over six months for Argos Pet Insurance and several months for their own Quidco insurance search) I'd love to get a bonus. Anyone else finding it takes AGES for the cashback to get confimred nowadays?
better off withdrawing for a Zeek credit at 15% bonus and then using it to buy Starbucks gift card at a further 10% off there Can also then use any remainder for other gift cards through Zeek Edit: Probably worth buying something off Zeek with normal cash first in order to take advantage of new customer offers and quidco cashback (£7 all new customer sales) - then afterwards claim the credit on Zeek from your Quidco withdraw