We previously wrote about the Starbucks Rewards program changing to Revenue Based. Those changes weren’t well received, but have now gone into effect anyway. To make the switch a bit more pleasant, Starbucks is running a promo that will earn you Gold Status with any purchase.
Make any star-eligible purchase by May 2 and new/current green members will get Starbucks Gold Status for a year, existing Gold Members who qualify will have their status extended a year from the expiration date. Note: “Entering a Star Code from a grocery purchase is also considered an eligible transaction.”
With the new system that is now in effect you would need 300 stars to reach Gold Status. Which means that you would have to spend about $150.