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May 16

6 Ways to Save Money at Starbucks

Posted by on May 16, 2015 at 8:00 PM

6 Ways to Save Money at Starbucks

For many, a trip to Starbucks in the morning is an essential aspect to the start the work day off right.  For others, it is a treat once a week, and for others, it is a way to connect with friends and acquaintances during coffee breaks or on the weekends.  Basically, Starbucks is a large part of our lives.

Starbucks coffee is great, however, the prices obviously aren’t if you drink a latte daily.  A cup of coffee is $2 a day and a latte or a specialty coffee can be at least $3.50 to $4 a day.  $500 to $1000 a year on coffee isn’t my cup of tea (no pun intended) personally, but I do understand the importance of Starbucks coffee to start the day.

If you love Starbucks but you don’t love the prices at Starbucks (and your wallet doesn’t like the prices at Starbucks), here are six ways to save money on your next hit of coffee or tea when you head to Starbucks.

Sign up for a Starbucks Rewards/ Gift Card

According to Popsugar, there are numerous benefits to signing up and registering for a Starbucks rewards card.  Depending on how often you use the card, you get benefits including special email offers, a free drink or reward after 12 purchases, and if you use it 30 times in 12 months (which is very easy to do, I’m sure) you can get a personalized gold card.  If you don’t like to have so many cards in your wallet, you can have it attached to your phone (they can scan your the “rewards card” on your phone and you’re good to go).

Go to Starbucks on Your Birthday

Another added perk for signing up for a Starbucks Rewards card (it’s free to register) is that you can get a free drink on your birthday.  You just have to redeem the free gift within 30 days of your birthday.

Order a Hacked Specialty Drink

For the iced latte lovers out there, one way to save big on your favourite drink is to ask for a double espresso on ice (in Starbucks lingo it is called a “doppio”), and then head to the station to add the milk.  This on average saves over $1.50 if you’re getting the grand doppio with milk (aka grand iced latte).  If you want to save money on a hot Starbucks latte, ask for a cafe misto instead of a hot latte and you’ll save almost a dollar with each drink.  A misto is just regular coffee with steamed milk and a hot latte is two espresso shots with milk.  Tastes similar but the cost is different.  For some more fantastic Starbucks specialty drinks hacks including a chai tea latte hack and an iced tea hack, head to the post on 5 Ways to Save Money at Starbucks from Yahoo Finance.

Bring Your Own Re-usable Cup

If you bring your own re-usable cup when you visit Starbucks, you get $0.10 off your Starbucks order.  Not only will you be saving money you’ll also be sparing the environment from added garbage accumulating in the landfill.  Sure, $0.10 isn’t a lot but it does add up over time.  Over a year it is just $24 in savings but priceless savings for the environment.

Get a Short Instead of a Tall

Unbeknownst to many, there is a drink size/ cup that is even smaller than the tall.  The short costs less than the tall Starbucks drinks (obviously).  The great caveat is that you still get the same amount of caffeine as you would if you order the tall if you order an espresso drink (one shot of espresso).  Check out the Foodnetwork.ca post on how to save money at Starbucks for more detail.

Look for Coupons in the Mail

Periodically (I think once to twice a year) I get some cute little coupons in the mail (they are small card sized and don’t look like your typical coupon) for discounts on Starbucks drinks.  You can get a hot or iced beverage for $3 or a breakfast sandwich and a grande sized hot or iced brewed coffee for $4.  A pretty decent deal if you ask me!

Don’t forget to watch Bargainmoose for all the latest deals at Starbucks!

Bargainmoosers, have you tried these?  Do you have any other tried-and-tested ways to save money at Starbucks?

Photo credit: Rudolph Schuba

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April 30

Starbucks Canada: Half Off Frappuccinos During Happy Hour (May 1 To May 10)

Posted by on April 30, 2015 at 7:46 AM

Starbucks Canada: Half Off Frappuccinos During Happy Hour (May 1 To May 10)

Head over to your local Starbucks location to participate in Frappuccino happy hour. You will receive half off your Frappuccino and have a delicious coffee treat to show for it.

Mmmm, spring is here in a delicious way. I have packed away my sweaters, and now Starbucks is encouraging me to switch over to creamy iced coffee treats from my regular cup. Head over to your local Starbucks chain between May 1st and May 10th to participate in Starbucks Frappuccino happy hour. Between the hours of 3pm to 5pm, you will receive half off your delicious frozen drink.

Perhaps you are running through the carpool lane until 5pm? No problem if you are a member of the Starbucks Rewards program. As an added bonus, all Starbucks Rewards members will be able to receive half off a Frappuccino for an extended hour from 3pm to 6pm. If that is not enough reason to join Starbucks Rewards, check out my previous post to learn a little more about the Starbucks Rewards program. It will be well worth your while to click on that post again. There is a dancing bird video included on that post.

It has been a while since I treated myself to a Starbucks Frappuccino. Winter was long and usually a Skinny Vanilla Latte or Skinny Carmel Machiatto found its way into my cup. The Frappuccinos are decadent, but you can order a lite version of several of them that will scale back the treat a little. The smallest light caramel Frappuccino and smallest light coffee Frapuccino are both listed on the under 200 calories menuIf you are having trouble deciding on your flavor, here is a sample of what you have to look forward to.

  • S’mores Frappuccino
  • Caffè Vanilla Frappuccino
  • Mocha Frappuccino
  • Java Chip Frappuccino
  • Strawberries & Cream Frappuccino (caffeine free!)
  • Vanilla Bean Crème Frappuccino- (caffeine free!)

There are many more available, so check your local location. If you are feeling extra decadent, try that new S’mores Frappuccino. It was reported recently in Time Magazine that this Frappuccino can be upgraded with a cookie straw that is lined with chocolate ganache. I think I just had a sugar crash right there in the middle of the sentence. According to The Telegraph, this decadent treat is only available in North America for Canadian and American locations. The ultimate question is can you drink the whole Frappuccino before you eat your cookie straw?

Image Credit: Elliott Brown

(Expiry: 10th May 2015)

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April 26

Starbucks Canada: 25% Off During Home Brewing Event

Posted by on April 26, 2015 at 3:30 PM

Starbucks Canada: 25% Off During Home Brewing Event

Starbucks Canada is offering 25% off select coffee, tea, syrups, and more during the Home Brewing Event.

Are you looking for a yummy daily coffee? Try out the Starbucks True North Blend that is on sale from $15.95, and is now down to $11.96 for 1 lb. This blonde roast tastes light-bodied and mellow. it is a perfect coffee for drinking throughout the day. Enjoy the subtle hint of roasted nuts.

Are you looking to perk up your morning coffee routine? Drop your regular roast and be bold! Try the Starbucks® Fairtrade Certified Italian Roast for a bit of a perk-up. Originally $16.95, a 1 lb bag of whole beans is on sale for $12.71. This is a bold roast with hints of caramelized sugar. Expect a sweet and roasted flavour. Maybe you can skip the sugar?

I can think of a myriad of uses for the yummy Fontana Caramel Sauce (63 oz) on sale from $29.95 that is now down to $22.46. Try it in your hot drinks, on cold drinks like milkshakes, and on ice cream! You could even drizzle it on the top of muffins, cake, and donuts. I think most my baked goods could be improved with a little caramel sauce.

As one reviewer says:

Like butterscotch, but more carmel-y. Great on ice cream. The pump is so easy and there’s zero drip or clean-up– a bonus. In coffee, it’s just sweet enough, and the milk in the caramel gives enough smoothness that it takes the edge off of the cup, without requiring milk or other sugar.

16 out of 17 reviewers give this sauce a perfect 5/5 star rating.

If you are working with a pod brewer, then pick up a few coffee pods on sale. Now is a good time to try new flavours in the 12-count boxes. You always want to try a smaller amount of new flavours before purchasing bulk boxes. If you do not like the flavour, then you are risking so very little. The Caffè Verona Brewed Coffee Verismo Pods were $11.95 and are now on sale for $8.96.

My favourite Starbucks product is their Tazo Chai Tea Latte Concentrate that you mix with milk for amazing Chai Lattes. I used to buy this stuff and add it to milk – in a pot, over the stove. You slowly warm it up (careful not to boil) and can use a whisk to froth the milk a bit. Originally $5.75, the box is now on sale for $4.31.

Starbucks shipping is $7.95 and free on $75 or more.

(Expiry: 27th April 2015)

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April 21

Canadian Freebie: Free Brewed Coffee Or Tea With Reusable Cup April 22nd @ Starbucks Canada

Posted by on April 21, 2015 at 11:09 AM

Canadian Freebie: Free Brewed Coffee Or Tea With Reusable Cup April 22nd @ Starbucks Canada

Yum, free Starbucks coffee for me for Earth Day! Stop into a participating Starbucks Canada with a reusable mug and receive a free brewed coffee or tea on April 22nd. Set an alert on your calendar now!

Starbucks is committed to doing a little good for Earth Day this year and reducing waste. On April 22nd, you can walk into a Starbucks Canada and receive a free brewed coffee or tea up to 16 oz. free. You must bring a reusable cup to take advantage of this freebie. Starbucks is promoting their new reusable cup that only costs $1, but you can bring in any reusable cup or mug for this promotion. Starbucks also mentions that any modifications are not included in this freebie. Drat, guess I will have to pay extra if I want them to drop a shot of espresso in my drip coffee.  Canadian Freebie: Free Brewed Coffee Or Tea With Reusable Cup April 22nd @ Starbucks Canada

My experience with these promotions from Starbucks is that often the smaller Starbucks kiosks such as those inside stores or at the airport do not participate in these promotions. On their website, Starbucks states that the offer is good only at participating Starbucks locations. You may want to check with your local store to make sure they are participating. Chances are good if you have successfully participated in any other Starbucks freebies at your location, they will be involved in this promotion also.

If you prefer Starbuck’s fancier coffees, do not overlook the little stand where you can add cream and sugar. Starbucks always has a nice array of various flavoured sugars you can add to your coffee. If you have never tried them, add a little chocolate or vanilla sugar to your freebie to jazz it up.

If you are a regular at Starbucks, you can bring that coffee mug with you all the time. Starbucks also offers 10 cents off the price of your drink every day if you bring your own mug. While not a huge savings, those dimes can add up if you frequent Starbucks.

For additional savings, consider joining Starbucks’s loyalty program if you are not already a member. Through this program, you earn stars for every drink you purchase. You will receive a freebie food or drink offer in the mail after registering, plus a free drink on your birthday. If you earn five stars in the first 12 months, you will receive free refills in store on brewed coffee or tea. Starbucks will also send you various promotions and freebies that are only for members.

Check out this fun video Starbucks made just for this promo!

Bargainmoosers, what if your favourite Starbucks drink?

Image Credit: bargainmoose

(Expiry: 22nd April 2015)

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April 9

Buy One Teavana Oprah Cinnamon Chai Latte Get One Free @ Starbucks + Other Oprah Discounts

Posted by on April 9, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Buy One Teavana Oprah Cinnamon Chai Latte Get One Free @ Starbucks + Other Oprah Discounts

Have you been meaning to try the Teavana Oprah Cinnamon Chai Latte at Starbucks? There are so many reasons to give this delicious beverage a try, but now Starbucks has added just another reason that you should head in and purchase this drink. From the 9th of April through the 11th of April, you can buy one Teavana Oprah Cinnamon Chai Latte and get the second for free.

Starbucks has recently announced that their partnership with Oprah Winfrey has raised over $5 million in donations for different youth organizations and charities across Canada and the United States. In celebration of this milestone, Starbucks has launched an offer that you can’t refuse. Head into your nearest Starbucks Canada between the 9th and 11th of April and you can buy one Teavana Oprah Cinnamon Chai Latte and get one for free. This offer is only valid between 2 and 5 pm though, so pay close attention to that.

I have not personally tried this particular beverage, but so far I have liked all of the hot beverages I have tried at Starbucks. The fact that cinnamon is involved appeals to me! Have any of you Moosers tried this drink yet? This beverage is supposed to be a delicious spicy chai with a blend of roobois, black tea, and cinnamon. It is sweetened and finished with steamed milk.

Also, Starbucks Canada will donate $0.25 when you purchase your beverages. This donation will go towards youth education funds. Oprah Winfrey further funds organizations like Girls Inc, National CARES Mentoring Movement, Pathways to College and more. Since Oprah worked so closely with Teavana to develop this blend of tea to gather donations, you can bet that Teavana has a discount too. If you shop at Teavana online in the near future, use the coupon code OPRAH to get a free 2oz Oprah product when you purchase any other Oprah product. We have this coupon code in our Bargainmoose forum. Also, if you visit your local Teavana Canada store, you can buy one hot or iced brewed Teavana Oprah Chai Tea and get one free. Both of these offers expire on the 11th of April as well.

Just remember that every purchase of Teavana Oprah Chai Tea products from both Starbucks and Teavana brings a donation to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation with 100% of those donations going to the youth education funding. $5 million has already been raised, but there is room for so much more.

(Expiry: 11th April 2015)

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March 14

B1G1 Breakfast Sandwiches or Wraps @ Starbucks Canada This Weekend Only! (EXPIRED)

Posted by on March 14, 2015 at 1:00 PM

B1G1 Breakfast Sandwiches or Wraps @ Starbucks Canada This Weekend Only! (EXPIRED)

Did you know that Starbucks has breakfast sandwiches? I didn’t! This weekend only, Starbucks is offering a BOGO (buy one, get one free) deal on all breakfast sandwiches or wraps.

As usual, the freebie will only be applied to the product that is of equal or lesser value. This means that if your second sandwich or wrap is more expensive, then you will nonetheless need to pay for the more expensive one out of the two.

You can only get this offer in-stores and this offer should be available country-wide. If it’s not, then you can always show them this coupon as proof:

B1G1 Breakfast Sandwiches or Wraps @ Starbucks Canada This Weekend Only! (EXPIRED)

I had no idea that Starbucks even offers breakfast sandwiches! As it turns out, they have all of the following ones to choose from:

  • Egg & cheddar
  • Roasted ham & swiss
  • Vegetable & Fontiago
  • Bacon & gouda
  • Rustic bacon
  • Sausage & cheddar
  • Reduced-fat bacon-style turkey sandwich
  • Spinach, feta & egg white breakfast wrap

I don’t even know which one I would choose as they all sound so mouth-wateringly good! If the closest one to me hadn’t closed down due to Target’s liquidations, then I might have ran out to get two sandwiches tomorrow morning! I would probably go for the sausage and cheddar one though, but the wrap looks absolutely scrumptious as well, especially since egg whites for breakfast are particularly recommended over full eggs with the yolk. Which sandwich would you get?

Now typically, breakfast sandwiches are produced in the morning and the stock isn’t replenished throughout the day. So once it’s sold out for the day, that’s it. So you could try to take advantage of this offer today but you might have much better luck tomorrow, on Sunday. Be sure to let us know if you do get this offer!

Don’t forget, that this Monday, you can also get a “buy one, get one free” deal on all teas at Starbucks as part of their Happy Mondays promotion. Until the end of the month, there is a different deal to be had every Monday.

(Expiry: 15th March 2015)

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March 9

Starbucks Happy Mondays Promotion: 30% Discount, Free Pastry, 50% Off Frappuccino & BOGO Tea!

Posted by on March 9, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Starbucks Happy Mondays Promotion: 30% Discount, Free Pastry, 50% Off Frappuccino & BOGO Tea!

Mondays don’t have to be depressing, especially not when you can you take advantage of a wonderful Starbucks promotion! Keep reading to find out exactly how you can save every Monday from 2-5pm at Starbucks until the end of the month.

Every Monday for the rest of the month of March, you can take advantage of a different promotion. The only catch is that you must be a member of My Starbucks Rewards but luckily, membership is absolutely free. Plus, by joining, you will be enrolled to receive free drink and food rewards as the more Starbucks products you buy, the more stars you receive, which you can then redeem for more rewards.

On March 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th, you can take advantage of the following promos:

Starbucks Happy Mondays Promotion: 30% Discount, Free Pastry, 50% Off Frappuccino & BOGO Tea!

Don’t forget that you can only take advantage of these Monday promotions for 2-5pm. I suggest you save the picture to your phone or desktop as a quick reference.

If you’re an avid tea drinker but only have coffee-drinking friends, then you could try a little trick that may or may not work. Order a cup of tea for yourself as you  normally would and ask the baristas to keep the second teabag on the side. Then just take the teabag home and enjoy a free tea later that day! This has more potential for working if you tell them that your “friend” doesn’t like her/his tea very strong. Hehe!

Personally, I’m the most excited for the free pastry offer. I have been on a weight loss journey but nothing beats the taste of one of Starbucks’ muffins on a cold Monday morning while sipping a delicious cup of Caramel Macchiato.

Of course, the Frappucino 50% offer is also a great one, especially since it’s scheduled for the last Monday of the month, which means that there is a chance that it won’t be as cold anymore — woohoo, something to look forward to!

Happy Monday!

(Image Credit: QuickMeme.com)

(Expiry: 30th March 2015)

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February 18

Virgin Mobile Members Only: Get A Starbucks $15 Gift Card For Just $10

Posted by on February 18, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Virgin Mobile Members Only: Get A Starbucks $15 Gift Card For Just $10

Attention Virgin Mobile members: are you a Starbucks fan as well? Then it’s your lucky day because right now, you can get a $15 Starbucks gift card for just $10!

Although this offer only extend to Virgin Mobile members, I thought I would mention it anyways since any discount on Starbucks drinks is an awesome one… those coffees sure are pricey, especially for those of you who get one on a daily basis! Virgin Mobile Members Only: Get A Starbucks $15 Gift Card For Just $10

There are two steps to go through to get this discount. Click on the first link above to be re-directed to the Virgin Mobile Canada site and fill in the required fields with your name, phone number and e-mail address. It’s absolutely essential that you fill in all of the slots, especially the one for the phone number because that’s how Virgin Mobile verifies that you are indeed one of their members.

Once you have submitted your information, grab your phone because you will receive a Starbucks promo code that you can then use at the second link above to get a gift card.

When purchasing your Starbucks gift card, don’t forget to enter the promo code that you have receive via text message on your phone to then receive a $15 gift card instead of just a $10 one. By doing this, you will only be charged for a $10 gift card, but will receive one with a $15 value.

The cool part about this promotion is that you can also send the gift card to a friend or family member. So if say, you forgot about Valentine’s Day, then it’s not too late to surprise a loved one with a Starbucks gift card. Just tell them that you encountered technical difficulties and it took longer than expected to send their gift. Virgin Mobile Members Only: Get A Starbucks $15 Gift Card For Just $10

Virign Mobile doesn’t specify when this promotion is set to end, so make sure to redeem it as soon as possible so as not to miss out on it.

Redeem Multiple Times

That’s right! According to the “good to know” info at the bottom of Virgin Mobile’s page, you can fill in your information every two weeks to get a new Starbucks promo code! However, each code you receive is only good for one gift card purchase.

(Expiry: Unknown)

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February 16

Starbucks Canada: $3 Grande For Any Espresso Drink Hot or Iced (Facebook)

Posted by on February 16, 2015 at 9:43 AM

Starbucks Canada: $3 Grande For Any Espresso Drink Hot or Iced (Facebook)

Starbucks Canada is offering a delicious deal over on Facebook. Right now, you can claim a coupon to receive any espresso drink in the grande size for only $3. This deal applies to both hot and cold beverages.

Use your facebook account and claim the coupon that makes any grande espresso drink for only $3. No matter your coffee preference, you will save a minimum of 25% off your espresso drink.

I have a love affair with coffee. Starbucks is always a treat for me. While I find their coffee delicious, I also find it a bit pricey for an everyday splurge. I do love the taste of their vanilla latte. I have noticed the taste tends to have a much crisper coffee flavour than when I order a latte elsewhere. The only other coffee shop I have had this experience in was a small little shop while visiting Seattle. As Seattle is the home of Starbucks, the coffee shops out there must know some secret to make it extra delicious.

A grande espresso drink at Starbucks usually runs me about $4 plus tax for something basic like a latte. If I choose something fancier, it can go up to $5 or even $6 before tax is added. This coupon is going to save you a minimum of 25% off on your drink.

Claim the coupon code now via the Starbuck’s Facebook page and instantly a coupon will be sent to your e-mail. Then show the coupon to the barista to claim your beverage. Even better, you do not have to waste your printer ink. Simply show the barista on your phone to grab the deal. If the barista is having any trouble, the coupon says the barista can use the ring code 2441 for the register. You may be able to use this offer multiple times at different Starbucks. The baristas are pretty smart if you try to use the coupon repeatedly at the same location multiple times.

I had a little trouble at first finding my coupon. I discovered my Facebook posts are being filtered into another folder within my e-mail. The coupon should come instantly. If you are having trouble, try searching your e-mail for Starbucks Canada. If that does not work, try checking your spam folder in case the message was moved. If you still cannot find the message, you can try changing the e-mail on file with Facebook and re-sending the offer.

I do not know how long this offer will be available to grab. You have a couple of weeks to use the coupon itself. Over 20,000 people have grabbed this coupon already. If I were you, I would send this coupon to my e-mail quickly to make sure I do not miss the deal. I am not sure how many coupons Starbucks will give away before they are gone.

(Image Credit: Barbie Piancastelli)

(Expiry: 2nd March 2015)

P.S. If you’re having any trouble getting the offer, click on this and show them the screenshot:

Starbucks Canada: $3 Grande For Any Espresso Drink Hot or Iced (Facebook)

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December 22

Starbucks Canada End Of Year Sale: Up To 40% Off Coffee, Mugs, Tumblers, Etc. (Boxing Day Sale)

Posted by on December 22, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Starbucks Canada End Of Year Sale: Up To 40% Off Coffee, Mugs, Tumblers, Etc. (Boxing Day Sale)

The year is coming to an end, which means that the time has finally come for Starbucks’ annual End of the Year Sale, which is also their Boxing Day sale! You can save up to 40% off plenty of coffee, drinkware, tumblers, coffee machines and more. Plus, if it’s your first time shopping at their site, then you can use the Starbucks promo code: STNPWEKD to receive an additional 10% discount on your order (just keep in mind that it excludes Verismo merchandise).

Know a Starbucks addict or are you one yourself? Then get them the red holiday cup ornament to put on their Christmas tree as it’s guaranteed to make people smile. Originally priced at $5.45, it’s now on sale for $3.95 and even has the following 5/5 stars review:

Bold bright color, wonderful craftsmanship, perfect for the Starbucks lover, and an additional item to add to a Starbucks Gift Card!

As the reviewer points out, you could use this ornament as a filler item to reach the free shipping minimum threshold, which is of $75.

Although the code I mentioned won’t work on it, the Verismo 600 brewer is currently on sale for just $119 instead of its regular price of $149. Available in either silver or graphite, it features a very similar concept to the Keurig in that you need to use specifically designed Verismo pods to brew your coffee but the only difference is that with these, you can make either coffee, espresso, lattes or cappuccinos. Although it doesn’t have a milk frother, you can instead buy powdered milk to make your drinks directly using the Verismo. Out of 10 reviews, it has generated a 90% satisfaction rate. In fact, here’s what one happy reviewer had to say about it:

My wife is a basic coffee drinker- no fancy syrups necessary, so she is quite pleased with the gift(I don’t drink coffee-gasp!). The serving size is small, but it keeps her from drinking too much Verona. It was disappointing that no pods came with the purchase.

There are plenty more items on sale as well like Starbucks’ popular Christmas blend roast. You can get 1lb of ground beans for just $12.95 instead of $18.95. Plus, you will also receive a free Christmas blend tasting cup with purchase of the one pound. But hurry because the Christmas blend will undoubtedly disappear from their inventory as soon as the holidays are over.

(Expiry: 5th January 2015)

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December 15

Wikideal: Free 30 Days of Next Issue & Free $10 Starbucks Card

Posted by on December 15, 2014 at 2:44 PM

Wikideal: Free 30 Days of Next Issue & Free $10 Starbucks Card

Pick up this free voucher at Wikideal where you get a 30-day subscription of Next Issue and a $10 Starbucks Card for free. Next Issue themselves offers a free 30 day trial, so the real deal is in the free $10 Starbucks Card from Wikideal.

This deal is a little convoluted so allow me to explain. The promo through Wiki says that you receive:

  • 30-day Next Issue Subscription free
  • Free Portable Charger
  • Free $10 Starbucks Gift Card

However, the free portable charger is only if “you decide to continue your service after your trial period is over!” Though they say the charger is valued at $30, I am not sure it is worth keeping the subscription unless you really love reading magazines.

Now, to get your free $10 Starbucks Card, follow these instructions.

  1. Click on buy.
  2. Click on “Start Your Free 30-day Trial” and complete it.
  3. Once completed, you should receive a Next Issue subscription confirmation via e-mail.
  4. Forward that email to wikideal customer service at: support@wikideal.ca before January 12, 2014

This must be your first time ever signing up for a subscription with Next Issue. If you have had a trial subscription from them before, you may wish to use another email address that you know that you have never used before. The $10 Starbucks card will be given to those who sign up, following the instructions above, by the 5th of January.

You will receive the $10 Starbucks Gift Card from Wikideal approximately four to six weeks after this deal ends.

Now, I was doing research on this deal and found that some people were having trouble with Next Issue sending out subscription confirmations. If you follow all the above steps and still do not receive a Next Issue confirmation to forward on to Wikideal, I suggest you take the following steps.

Wait, sometimes confirmations can take 24 to 48 hours to shop up when a company is getting hit hard during a promotion. Check your spam/junk email folders. Contact Next Issue’s customer service and ask them to resend the subscription confirmation. Contact Wikideal if the above steps fail. I have seen on other comments that they will be checking with Next Issue so they may be able to fix the problem or make sure your name is on the appropriate list.

I hope our Moosers enjoy this deal and that it all runs smoothly for you.

(Expiry: 5th January 2015)

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December 14

Starbucks Canada: $25 off $70 & Free Shipping (EXPIRED)

Posted by on December 14, 2014 at 2:55 PM

Starbucks Canada: $25 off $70 & Free Shipping (EXPIRED)

For Cyber Monday, Starbucks had a pretty awesome deal for and they just brought back the $25 off $70 offer for one day only! You will also receive free shipping on your order.

This offer is automatically applied to items in your cart, no coupon code is needed. For exclusions, you can consult this post in which I list them. It is the usual list, no gift cards, no Verismo systems, and nothing that constitutes a collaboration, etc. This is pretty much your standard list of exclusions for most every store: gift cards, collaborations, and very shiny expensive items.

What you can do is load up on coffee, tea, pods, or more. I picked out this Starbucks Christmas Coffee Variety Pack as it was excluded from one of the previous promotions I had blogged. I am a fan of variety packs when I have little experience with the products I am buying. In a pack, I get to try out a bunch of different items at the same time. With the coffee variety pack, you get to savour three different holiday coffees at the same time. This is a great way to figure out which one is your favourite. The pack includes Starbucks Christmas Blend, Starbucks Christmas Blend Espresso Roast, and Starbucks Christmas Blonde Roast for $59.95.

With such a large coffee pack to start with, I only need a little more than $10 worth added to my cart to receive the discount. I added this Paper Cup Ornament – Logo for $5.95 and this Red Holiday Cup Ornament for $5.45 to my cart. They are really cute little ornaments and I think the Starbucks addict in your life might get a kick out of them, This is what my cart looks like:

Starbucks Canada: $25 off $70 & Free Shipping (EXPIRED)

Overall I save $25 + $7.95 = $32.95 with this deal from Starbucks Canada. I am delighted and only wish I drank coffee! I might have to send this to a friend as their Christmas gift.

These are some of the steepest discounts we have seen from Starbucks, and I am thrilled they are getting into the holiday spirit of ‘giving’ their customers great discounts. I might just have to place a large tea order with them today because that discount just should not be wasted.

Moosers! Did you place an order with Starbucks on Cyber Monday? If so, tell us what you bought and give fellow readers some recommendations! We always love to hear from you.

(Expiry: 14th December 2014)

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December 8

Free $10 Credit With Purchase Of $10 eGift Card @ Starbucks.com (HOT!!) (EXPIRED)

Posted by on December 8, 2014 at 1:57 PM

Free $10 Credit With Purchase Of $10 eGift Card @ Starbucks.com (HOT!!) (EXPIRED)

Just a couple of minutes ago, I wrote about a free shipping exclusive coupon code that we secured with the Canadian version of Starbucks’ site, but I just found another really awesome deal, but this time for the US side of this popular coffee chain. Right now, when you get an eGift card with a minimum of $10 on it and pay with a VISA, then Starbucks will add an additional $10 onto your card free of charge! That’s essentially a 100% profit if you only load $10 onto it!

This is one hot offer but keep in mind that although it’s set to expire on December 12th, it will also expire if 100,000 customers redeem it before then, so it’s definitely worth getting now. It’s set to expire.

You can only get this offer at Starbucks.com, which is the US version, but the great part about this offer is that the balance on the gift card may then be transferred onto a Canadian Starbucks gift card.

The only hitch is that this is an eGift, which means that you can’t send the gift card to yourself. However, you could send it to a partner, a friend or a loved one, who could then give it back to you. Or you could also use it as intended and gift it to that other person instead. How you can to go about it is completely up to you! Free $10 Credit With Purchase Of $10 eGift Card @ Starbucks.com (HOT!!) (EXPIRED)

(Expiry: 12th December 2014)

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December 8

Starbucks Canada Promo Code: Exclusive Free Shipping For No Minimum Monday (+ 30% Off Drinkware!) (EXPIRED)

Posted by on December 8, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Starbucks Canada Promo Code: Exclusive Free Shipping For No Minimum Monday (+ 30% Off Drinkware!) (EXPIRED)

Usually only free on orders over $65, right now at Starbucks, you can get absolutely free shipping on any order with no required minimum, but only if you use the Bargainmoose exclusive coupon code that we scored just for you in celebration of No Minimum Monday. Plus, you can also take advantage of the drinkware sale going on right now at Starbucks to save 30% off drinkware.

Click here to shop the drinkware sale @ Starbucks.ca

Click here to shop @ Starbucks.ca now

  • Coupon Code: FSMOOSE
  • Discount: Free Shipping
  • Expiry: 8th December 2014

You can use the above Bargainmoose exclusive Stabucks coupon code to save on any order, even if you only need 1 teeny bag of coffee beans. In fact, there is a promotion going on right now that if you get a 1lb bag of Christmas blend coffee, then you will also get a free Christmas tasting cup with your purchase. A 1lb bag of Starbucks Christmas blend coffee is $18.95. This is one of Starbucks’ most popular coffee blends and if you haven’t already tried it, it’s definitely worth ordering. It’s a dark roast full-bodied coffee with spicy and sweet notes.

With Christmas right around the corner, I would suggest pairing it with the Drinkware Sale to score both free shipping and a nice discount on fun mugs and tumblers.

The “Oh, what fun” mug featured on the image above usually retails for $7.45 but is now on sale for just $5.21. It’s a fun mug, indeed, that could either be given as a gift or you can also keep it all to yourself to make mornings that much more joyful. It’s a demi-sized ceramic coffee mug that can hold up to 89ml. It’s also both dishwasher and microwave safe.

There are also plenty of other mugs, tumblers and even cold cups to choose from. The “Oh, what fun” mug is among some of the cheapest mugs you can get with this sale but I also had a look around all the way to the other end of the price spectrum and one the priciest items on sale I found is the stainless steels siren’s poem tumbler. Originally priced at $26.95, it’s now down to just $18.86 and even features the following review:

I liked the look of this and found the the lid is easy to keep clean, and drinks stay hot longer than in previous tumblers I’ve owned.

Oh, what fun indeed!

Starbucks Canada Promo Code: Exclusive Free Shipping For No Minimum Monday (+ 30% Off Drinkware!) (EXPIRED)

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December 7

Starbucks Canada: ANY Grande Only $3 with Facebook

Posted by on December 7, 2014 at 1:48 PM

Starbucks Canada: ANY Grande Only $3 with Facebook

Check out this yummy deal on Facebook to get ANY Grande size drink at Starbucks for just $3! Click through the link below and claim your offer through Facebook.

When you click ‘get offer,’ they will send an email to the email address registered to your Facebook account with details on how to get your $3 grande drink. Really, all you have to do is show the barrister the email you receive and they will ring it through. This offer is valid for any hot or iced grande drink. You will only pay $3 + tax.

Now, the email you receive does not have a unique code on it or anything, so hypothetically this email offer is limitless until its expiry date on the 19th of December 2014. I might not visit the same Starbucks with it every single day at the exact same time – the barristers are smart people you know – but you could use this for a few nice festive drinks over the next couple of weeks.

I am not sure how much most 16oz drinks retail for at Starbucks, but any of the fancy ones are certainly well above the $3 mark. I rarely go to Starbucks because I do not budget much for eating out each month and their drinks are highly addictive! I had a friend who used to work at Starbucks and she would tell me about some of the drinks that people would order each day, that gets to be a rather expensive habit when your daily drink is $6 and you order it five days a week!

While this is not the priciest drink, one of my favourite drinks is their Caramel Apple Cider. What is your favourite Starbucks drink?

While the voucher does not expire until the 19th, I have no idea how long this offer will be up on Facebook.

(Expiry: unknown)

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