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Win Free Starbucks for 10 Years and More in the Coffee Shop's New Game

Aug. 15, 2018
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Win Free Starbucks for 10 Years and More in the Coffee Shop's New Game
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Starbucks fanatics could have their coffee addiction taken care of for the next decade. The coffee chain recently launched the "Summer Game Boardwalk" for Starbucks Rewards members, where you can win prizes like Starbucks stars, buy-one-get-one coupons and even free drinks for 10 years.

To play, head over to the game's website and log in with your Starbucks Rewards info.

Once you're in the game, you'll spin the wheel, which will move you around the board. Similar to Monopoly, there are different prizes for every square you land on. In the two times I spun the wheel, I earned one card (out of three) toward free drinks for five years and another "souvenir," which is essentially worthless.

You can earn a total of three spins per day with just two purchases. Earn your first spin by making a purchase at Starbucks (excluding alcoholic beverages, Starbucks Card and Starbucks Card reloads) before 2:00pm with a Starbucks card registered to your Starbucks Rewards account or a registered digital Starbucks card on your Starbucks mobile app for payment. You can earn two more entries by making a purchase after 2:00pm via the same method. If you've made eligible purchases since the promotion started on August 7, you'll see those spins already loaded in your account.

If you're not a Starbucks Rewards member, you can play a "mini game" for the chance to win free drinks for a month and other, smaller prizes. The promotion ends September 10, so you'll have plenty of time to try your luck at the game.

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Starbucks Rewards members earn stars for each purchase made at the store. Those stars can be used toward free drinks and food. Back in February, Chase launched the Starbucks Rewards Visa Card, a card that earns Starbuck stars on non-Starbucks purchases. However, you'll be much better off if you use a card that earns rewards on dining like the Chase Sapphire Reserve or Capital One Savor Cash Rewards Credit Card for purchases at the coffee shop. The information for the Capital One Savor Cash Rewards Credit Card has been collected independently by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.

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  • Earn 10,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 on eligible purchases in the first 90 days and redeem for a $100 statement credit, gift cards, or travel
  • Earn 10x points on eligible hotels and car rentals booked through the Credit One Bank travel site
  • Earn 5x points on eligible travel, dining, and gas
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Best for earning alternative rewards for travel purchases
TPG Editor‘s Rating
Card Rating is based on the opinion of TPG‘s editors and is not influenced by the card issuer.
3 / 5
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10XEarn 10x points on eligible hotels and car rentals booked through the Credit One Bank travel partner site
5XEarn 5x points on eligible travel, dining, and gas
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  • Intro Offer
    Earn 10,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 on eligible purchases in the first 90 days and redeem for a $100 statement credit, gift cards, or travel

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  • Annual Fee

    $95
  • Recommended Credit
    Credit ranges are a variation of FICO© Score 8, one of many types of credit scores lenders may use when considering your credit card application.

    Fair/Good

Why We Chose It

The revamped Wander Card from Credit One Bank earns cardmembers up to 10 points per dollar spent on eligible travel purchases. With no foreign transaction fees, the card is also great for international travel. However, points earned from this card can only be used at a fixed value, so it may not be the best option for those striving to get maximum value from their rewards.

Pros

  • This card has no foreign transaction fees and earns up to 10 points per dollar on travel purchases through the Credit One Bank travel partner site.

Cons

  • While cardholders can earn a significant amount of points on travel purchases, there isn't any way to redeem points from the Wander Card for maximum value (beyond 1 cent per point).
  • Earn 10,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 on eligible purchases in the first 90 days and redeem for a $100 statement credit, gift cards, or travel
  • Earn 10x points on eligible hotels and car rentals booked through the Credit One Bank travel site
  • Earn 5x points on eligible travel, dining, and gas
  • Earn 1x points on all other purchases
  • Redeem your reward points for statement credits, gift cards, merchandise, flights, hotels, and more
  • With $0 Fraud Liability, you won’t be responsible for unauthorized charges
  • Free Online Credit Score and Credit Report summary, terms apply
  • If you are a Covered Borrower under the Military Lending Act, you may get a different offer
  • See Rates & Fees