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Re: Load $20 Via Chase Pay & Get 300 Bonus Stars
« Reply #15 on: November 15, 2017, 06:20:28 PM »
did twice with different cards. got 300 stars 30 minutes later. nothing more so far.

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Re: Load $20 Via Chase Pay & Get 300 Bonus Stars
« Reply #16 on: November 15, 2017, 07:54:11 PM »
1.First of all who always gets gc for 50% off? Most don't.
2. What's this referring to?
(The last factor on the left side of the equation is due to the 50% discount on Starbucks gc's.) The right side?
3. Where does $17.20 come in?
Let's say you get the gc for 50% so $20 of gc is $40 tops,
Now $20 of reload is $20 plus 2.4 drinks (Once you have earned 300 Stars in 12 months, you will achieve Gold status, which consists of the following benefits: All Green Level benefits. Free Star Reward every time you earn 125 Stars. You can check your Star balance online through your Starbucks account, or on the Starbucks app.)
now valuing the drinks at $6 each so $12+$2.40=$14.40+original $20 =$34.40 difference of $5.60 assuming you buy your Starbucks gc for 50% which most do not.
4. Seems like you're paying $20 for $17.20 of value. Where do you get that from?
5.Feel free to poke holes in my analysis. Just trying to understand your calculations..

After this I need a drink much stronger than coffee  :o

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Re: Load $20 Via Chase Pay & Get 300 Bonus Stars
« Reply #17 on: November 16, 2017, 08:34:21 AM »
After this I need a drink much stronger than coffee  :o
I think I need one too can I join you? ;)
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Re: Load $20 Via Chase Pay & Get 300 Bonus Stars
« Reply #18 on: November 16, 2017, 09:05:27 AM »
I think I need one too can I join you? ;)

l'chaim! Well, if you can make another fresh direct acct w/ the $50 off $100 then I'll sponsor the strong drinks, lol.

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Re: Load $20 Via Chase Pay & Get 300 Bonus Stars
« Reply #19 on: November 16, 2017, 09:07:44 AM »
Amazon promos like AMEX? There are other GCs to get, so getting Sbux comes at an opportunity cost.
Groupon promos are rare and limited.

A 10 or 15% cutback would be fair, but 50?
Was reading this and was about to say this. 50%, I wish!

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Re: Load $20 Via Chase Pay & Get 300 Bonus Stars
« Reply #20 on: November 16, 2017, 09:37:40 AM »
I'm not sure I see this as such a great value.

Many of us can routinely get Starbucks gc's at >50% discount (like through various Amazon promos or groupons).

That puts a value of $10 on the $20 reload.

300 stars get you 2.4 drinks. If you estimate that you'll redeem this for drinks that retail for $6 each, that's puts a value $7.20 on the 300 stars.
(2.4 drinks x $6/drink x 0.5) = $7.20
(The last factor on the left side of the equation is due to the 50% discount on Starbucks gc's.)

Seems like you're paying $20 for $17.20 of value.

Feel free to poke holes in my analysis.
I'll buy large qty of starbucks from you or anyone for 75%, please pm if you have such accessibility!

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Re: Load $20 Via Chase Pay & Get 300 Bonus Stars
« Reply #21 on: November 16, 2017, 09:46:07 AM »
In fact, I'll pay for stars too. If you're not doing this deal, you can buy a starbucks card between $18 and $20 value, add $20 and I'll pay cost for the account. So you can make a couple cc points and whatever discount you got on the original GC. Will do this 5 times, pm if anyone interested.

Example: you buy an $18 gift card, register and add $20 to it, get the 300 stars, and pm me the card number and I'll quickpay you $38. Whole thing can take a few minutes.

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