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You’ll soon be able to get some java with your meal delivery.

Starbucks and Uber Eats are partnering up to offer coffee delivery in San Francisco and will expand the service to Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, DC, “in the coming weeks.” The service will also pilot in London around the same timeframe, and will expand to other international locations if reception is positive.

Starbucks plans to offer delivery services at nearly 25% of stores in the initial seven launch cities, building on a trial run that began in Miami last September. Nearly every offering on the Starbucks menu will be available for delivery within 30 minutes of ordering time, with an initial booking fee of $2.49. The coffee chain is planning to test delivery programs in other countries this year, with London being the first European city targeted for a pilot later this month.

Although large-scale delivery offerings are new for Starbucks, the concept is not. Former CEO Howard Schultz began talking about the coffee brand’s delivery plans as far back as 2014, and the company has tested delivery services in its headquarter city of Seattle in the past through a partnership with delivery startup Postmates, as well as in the Empire State Building in 2015, although both services have since pivoted in other directions. And Starbucks in China utilizes the Alibaba Group’s Ele.me platform to deliver products out of 2,000 stores across 30 Chinese cities.

If you live for Starbucks, you probably already know the best credit cards to use when paying for your purchases. But now, this partnership with Uber means that you can also use The Platinum Card by American Express to pay for your order, in order to trigger the $15 monthly Uber credit for which cardholders are eligible.

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The Business Platinum® Card from American Express

Aside from the 75,000 points welcome bonus, Amex recently made huge improvements to the Business Platinum Card, including the fact that you will now earn 50% more points on purchases of $5,000 or more, earn 5x on flights and eligible hotels at Amextravel.com and cardholders will receive a $200 airline fee credit each year.

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  • Welcome Offer: Earn up to 75,000 Membership Rewards® points.
  • Earn 50,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $10,000 and an extra 25,000 points after you spend an additional $10,000 all on qualifying purchases within your first 3 months of Card Membership.
  • Get 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights and prepaid hotels on amextravel.com.
  • Get 50% more Membership Rewards® points. That's 1.5 points per dollar, on each eligible purchase of $5,000 or more. You can get up to 1 million additional points per year.
  • 35% Airline Bonus: Use Membership Rewards® Pay with Points for all or part of a flight with your selected qualifying airline, and you can get 35% of the points back, up to 500,000 bonus points per calendar year.
  • Enroll to get up to $200 in statement credits annually by getting up to $100 semi-annually for U.S. purchases with Dell. Terms apply.
  • Get one year of Platinum Global Access from WeWork. With this membership, you can access 300+ premium, inspiring workspaces in 75+ cities. To get this exclusive offer, enroll between 2/15/2019 and 12/31/2019.
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