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FREE Costa (sneaky trick)

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Posted 16th May 2016
Addicted to Costa Coffee but can't afford to go very often? You can use a sneaky trick called 'Wombling' to get free lattes, biscuits and more!

You might have heard of the Costa Coffee Card, but did you know you can use other people's receipts to earn yourself free coffee? All you need to do is pick up a card in store and register it online, or download the app, when you do so you'll get 100 points free (that's worth £1 already), and you can get points every time you buy something from Costa, earning 5 points per £1 spent.

BUT the trick is, that when someone else buys something from Costa and doesn't use their card the receipt will say 'You could have earned 50 points with your Costa Card' at the bottom. You can take a receipt like this to the cashier and get the points they missed out on loaded onto your card.

People are always leaving receipts around Costa, so if you pick some up every time you go you'll be earning a free drink in no time.

We've worked it out that you'd only need receipts adding up to a £9 spend to get a free Primo Espresso after the 100 bonus points for signing up, receipts for £15 for a free cup of tea, or receipts for £19 for a free Primo Americano.

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    I bet your dates are romantic!
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    I usually look for the long receipts dropped on the floor in the car park at asda then take them home and enter them into apg. My best find was £27 worth.

    On another note. I really think charity's should do receipt collection at the door then use all the vouchers collected for food banks etc. I'm sure if all of a sudden every receipt was being entered into apg asda would soon stop the deal.
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    I'm all for saving money, but there are limits......
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    Anonymous User
    andywedge

    'Wombling' is a tip



    No it isn't. It's an embarrassment.
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    Anonymous User
    if your this poor you shouldn't be buying £4 cups of coffee at all what's wrong with you
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    It's like mine sweeping in a pub. Only with out the back wash.
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    This is as close as you can get to the homeless experience
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    I've added heat, I'm liking it. Proper hardcore
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    yomo5074

    When you say "we've worked it out..."


    What it means is they've copied the text verbatim from 'Student Money Saver'.
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    they wombled the text too
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    andywedge

    'Wombling' is a tip

    deeky

    No it isn't. It's an embarrassment.



    I won't be swayed X)

    After finding the receipt I went to the Asda Price Guarantee page and checked it. I was very surprised to find I had 38p as a reward just for picking up a piece of rubbish

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    (edited)
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    Thanks, just told the local tramp about this and he laughed me out of the shopping centre.
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    Visited by the retrospective spelling police
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    RedNWhite4 m ago

    Visited by the retrospective spelling police


    The internet is a big place to patrol, and numbers have been cut recently.

    Good to know they get round to investigating all cases in the end though. I'll sleep a little sounder tonight.
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    andywedge

    'Wombling' is a tip

    deeky

    No it isn't. It's an embarrassment.

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    [ … [ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/money-saving-tips/12139703/Secrets-of-a-Wombler-I-make-200-a-month-gathering-discarded-supermarket-receipts.html ]

    deeky

    I won't be swayed X)



    You need to stand in the "windy corners".
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    When you say "we've worked it out..."
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    Thanks for the tip OP. I will on this first thing in the morning.
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    Anonymous User
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    Beggars belief
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    Ooh no, just no. But then I get free drinks at work so maybe I'm not your target market
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    Anonymous User
    deleted147211916/05/2016 19:30

    if your this poor you shouldn't be buying £4 cups of coffee at all what's …if your this poor you shouldn't be buying £4 cups of coffee at all what's wrong with you


    You’re
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    Don't tell me that you also collect used Macdonalds cups for the stickers? This would surely be a quicker way to get a free brew.... the collection card is on the cup, no visits to the cashier beforehand and no online sign up!
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    I've moved this to Misc arrmann44, as 'Wombling' a tip
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    i have cafe nero cards so i wouldnt bother picking up tatty receipts
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    Anonymous User
    andywedge

    'Wombling' is a tip

    deeky

    No it isn't. It's an embarrassment.



    [ telegraph.co.uk/fin…tml ]
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    DarkEnergy2012

    i hope you have a nice day making good use of the things that you find, … i hope you have a nice day making good use of the things that you find, things that the everyday folk leave behind8)


    I quite enjoyed that version, thanks added it to my playlist.
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    Or just go to Waitrose and get free coffee without the bin diving
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    kimbo87

    I bet your dates are romantic!


    That, and going around McDonalds, nicking the Monopoly tokens off other peoples' coffee cups
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    There is just not dignity oO
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    If you go to the till with 10 receipts...I doubt they will believe it and add all the points....
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