Starbucks is providing you with an early gift for the holidays. The company’s holiday drinks and red cups are back starting on Nov. 6. Here’s how to get your Starbucks reusable collectible holiday cup for free.
Starbucks is offering a free holiday cup
Starting on Nov. 6, Starbucks is giving customers a free red collectible holiday cup when they buy a handcrafted holiday beverage of any size. The offer starts when participating stores open on Nov. 6 and will go as long as supplies last. According to Starbucks, “This year’s cup will warm your heart as well as your hands, with a festive design that evokes a cozy holiday sweater.”
How to get a free holiday cup from Starbucks
You can get a free collectible cup from Starbucks by ordering a handcrafted holiday beverage of any size. The offer is available for orders picked up in participating U.S. stores (including curbside, café, and drive-thru) and through Starbucks Delivers with Uber Eats.
Handcrafted holiday and fall beverages (hot, iced, or blended) include the Brulee Latte, Chestnut Praline Latte, Eggnog Latte, Hot Chocolate, Peppermint Hot Chocolate, Peppermint Mocha, Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew, Pumpkin Cream Nitro Cold Brew, Pumpkin Spice Latte, Salted Caramel Cream Cold Brew, Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate, Salted Caramel Mocha, and Toasted White Chocolate Mocha. However, Starbucks' Christmas Blend brewed coffee and Christmas Starbucks Reserve are excluded from the offer.
Starbucks kicked off the holiday season on Nov. 6
The holiday season at Starbucks is beginning on Nov. 6. Customers' beverages will be served in one of the four new festive cups. The company said that this year’s theme, “Carry the Merry,” will be mentioned on two of the cups. Last year’s theme was “Merry Coffee.”
Festive food items are also coming back including the new Cranberry Orange Scone, Snowman Cookie, Cranberry Bliss Bar, Sugar Plum Cheese Danish, and Snowman Cake Pop.
Starbucks closes stores amid the COVID-19 pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has hit Starbucks' revenues. The company will close an additional 100 stores in the U.S. within the next year due to a shift in consumer habits. Starbucks announced 400 expected store closures earlier this year. The company will also close more than 200 stores in Canada within the next year.
Which Starbucks stores are closing in 2020?
Starbucks hasn't said which stores it plans to close. However, the company highlighted that it would close stores in high-social gathering locations like malls and campuses.
Starbucks stock was up about 0.4 percent at $90.98 as of 10:27 a.m. ET on Nov. 6. The stock is trading 3.3 percent below its 52-week high of $94.13 and 81.9 percent above its 52-week low of $50.02. Year-to-date, the stock had risen by 3.5 percent.