Chase Starbucks Card, Increased Bonus of 4,500 Stars

The Chase Starbucks card has an increased bonus of 4,500 points, up from 2,500 that was offered when the card was launched. A terrible card to get, even for Starbucks lovers, but here it goes anyway.

Chase Starbucks Card bonus

Offer & Requirements

Earn 4,500 Stars after you spend $500 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. Bonus can be redeemed for 36 free drinks or rewards.

The card has a $49 annual fee that is not waived.

Application Page

Card Benefits

  • Earn 250 Bonus Stars the first time you use your Starbucks Rewards™ Visa Card to digitally load your registered Starbucks Card in your App.
  • Earn 1 Star for every $1 you digitally load to your registered Starbucks Card in your Starbucks® App with your Starbucks Rewards™ Visa® Card in addition to the 2 Stars per $1 you already get when you pay with your registered Starbucks Card or registered Starbucks Card in the Starbucks® App as a Starbucks Rewards™ Member at a participating Starbucks® store.
  • Earn 1 Star for every $4 you spend outside of Starbucks® stores.
  • As a Starbucks Rewards™ Gold Member, every 125 Stars earns you a food or drink Reward.

Eligibility

This product is not available to either (i) current cardmembers of this credit card, or (ii) previous cardmembers of this credit card who received a new cardmember bonus for this credit card within the last 24 months.

The card also falls under the Chase 5/24 rule.

Guru’s Wrap-Up

A terrible product. First it falls under the Chase 5/24 rule, so not everyone qualifies. And if you are under 5 cards in the last 24 months, then it would be foolish to use a new card application for the Chase Starbucks Visa. The signup bonus, while almost double the normal offer, is still maybe worth just $100. You need to pay the annual fee of $49, which cuts that bonus in half.

I really don’t see a reason for anyone to get this card. You could go for other credit card bonuses and just pay for your coffee.

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