Delta and Starbucks have launched a new partnership that allows you to earn SkyMiles for Starbucks spending and double Stars on days when you fly.
There is also a signup bonus of 500 miles and 150 Stars if you link your Delta SkyMiles and Starbucks Rewards accounts by December 31, 2022.
You can link your Delta and Starbucks accounts here.
You earn 1 SkyMiles for every $ spent at Starbucks.
There is no downside to linking Delta and Starbucks accounts and earning SkyMiles for your Starbucks spending.
Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:
Benefits pursuant to this offer are limited to individuals who (a) have enrolled as members of both the SkyMiles program and Starbucks Rewards program and (b) linked their SkyMiles account and their Starbucks Rewards accounts on DeltaStarbucks.com (a “Linked Account”). You can only link one Starbucks Rewards account with one SkyMiles member account.
Mileage Offer on Starbucks purchases:
Double Stars on Delta Travel Days:
Linked Account members will earn double Stars on all Qualifying Purchases on Delta Travel Days. On Double Stars on Delta Travel Days, Linked Account members will earn (a) 4 Stars for every $1 USD (excluding dollars spent toward taxes and tips) spent on Qualifying Purchases when paying with a preloaded Starbucks Card registered to their Starbucks Rewards account; (b) 2 Stars per $1 USD (excluding dollars spent toward taxes and tips) spent on Qualifying Purchases when paying with a credit card, debit card or mobile wallet linked to your Starbucks Rewards account; and (c) 2 Stars for every $1 USD (excluding dollars spent towards taxes and tips) spent on Qualifying Purchases when they scan their barcode located in the Starbucks mobile app and then pay with cash, credit card, debit card, or select mobile wallets at the register at Participating Starbucks Stores. “Delta Travel Days” means the period starting 12:01AM and ending at Midnight on the local departure date of a Delta-marketed or Delta-operated flight for which the Linked Account member has included their SkyMiles number in the itinerary; provided that if there are multiple connecting segments with a layover in such itinerary, or if the itinerary continues beyond a single 24-hour period, then the Delta Travel Day will be deemed to be the departure date of the of the first segment of the itinerary. Delta flights booked within 48 hours prior to the time of the scheduled departure will not be deemed to be a Delta Travel Day and you will not be eligible to earn this Double Stars offer under such itinerary.
Account Linking Bonus:
Linked Account members who link their SkyMiles account and Starbucks Rewards account through DeltaStarbucks.com between October 12, 2022 and December 31, 2022, will earn (a) 500 miles and (b) if you make a Qualifying Purchase, 150 Stars. Miles will be deposited into your SkyMiles account within 10 business days of linking SkyMiles and Starbucks Rewards accounts, and Stars will be deposited in your Starbucks Rewards account within 2 business days] of the latter to occur of: (i) the date you link your SkyMiles and Starbucks Rewards accounts or (ii) the date of your first Qualifying Purchase.
By linking your SkyMiles and Starbucks Rewards accounts, you agree to these Terms and Conditions, and you agree that Starbucks and Delta may share your information (including, for the avoidance of doubt, Delta flight information) for the purpose of tracking and processing your miles into your SkyMiles account and Stars into your Starbucks Rewards account and sending you targeted offers. SkyMiles member must be the same individual person as the Starbucks Rewards account holder in order to link accounts and qualify to earn miles and Stars.
Frequently Asked Questions:
How do I link my Starbucks Rewards + Delta SkyMiles accounts to earn more miles and Stars?
Simply visit deltastarbucks.com and follow the prompts to link your accounts. You’ll be asked to log in or sign up for both programs to link your two accounts.
What do I get when I link my Starbucks Rewards + Delta SkyMiles accounts?
Exciting benefits include:
- 150 Stars when you link before 12/31/22 (enough for a free coffee or bakery treat)
- 500 SkyMiles when you link before 12/31/22 (getting you closer to your next trip)
- Double Stars on all qualifying Starbucks purchases on a day that you take a Delta flight
- 1 Mile per eligible $1* spent at Starbucks at participating Starbucks stores
*Excludes taxes and gratuities.
Please note, after you link your accounts, you must make a qualifying purchase at Starbucks in order to receive 150 Stars. Qualifying purchases are purchases of food, beverages or merchandise at participating Starbucks stores, excluding purchases of alcoholic beverages and Starbucks Cards. To find the location nearest you that participates in Starbucks Rewards, visit the Starbucks Store Locator at https://www.starbucks.com/store-locator.
For all other terms and conditions, please visit Terms and Conditions.
Do I have to be a Starbucks Rewards member and a Delta SkyMiles member to get benefits?
Yes, you must be a member of the US Starbucks Rewards program and U.S. Delta SkyMiles programs, who has linked the two accounts, to qualify for benefits.
If I am not currently a member of the Delta SkyMiles program, how do I sign up?
You may click here to complete an enrollment form and become a SkyMiles Member.
If I am not currently a member of the Starbucks Rewards program, how do I sign up?
You can click here to complete an enrollment form and become a Starbucks Rewards member.
I cannot find my SkyMiles number. How can I look it up so I can complete account linking?
Please visit deltastarbucks.com and click on the link that reads, “Forgot SkyMiles Number” And follow the prompts to look up your SkyMiles Account Number. Your number will be emailed to you. Once you receive it, please return to deltastarbucks.com and enter in your information to link accounts.
I cannot remember my Starbucks Rewards account information, how can I look it up?
Please visit https://www.starbucks.com/account/forgot-password to look up your account email or password.
Does this offer have an expiration date?
The linking bonus will only be available for linked members through December 31, 2022.
Do I have to visit deltastarbucks.com every time I earn miles or Stars?
No, once you’ve linked your accounts you’ll automatically earn miles and Stars when you complete qualifying activities.
I’ve linked my accounts. Where can I see the miles I earned for linking?
Keep track of your miles on delta.com. Simply log in to your SkyMiles account at delta.com/myskymiles to see your mileage balance and activity.
I’ve linked my accounts. Where can I see the Stars I earned for linking?
Keep track of your Stars in the Starbucks app or at starbucks.com/rewards. Simply log in to your Starbucks Rewards account and see your Star balance and earn activity under History. Stars will show up in your app transaction history, along with any other Stars earned on your transaction.
Can I request miles for Starbucks spend or Delta travel before I linked my accounts?
No. All earned miles and Stars will be posted after you link your Starbucks Rewards and Delta SkyMiles accounts.
How soon after I’ve linked will I see my 150 Stars post to my account?
Stars can take up to 2 business days after being earned to be added to your Starbucks Rewards account. Please note to qualify for the account linking offer, you must make at least one qualifying purchase at Starbucks. Qualifying purchases are purchases of food, beverages or merchandise at participating Starbucks stores, excluding purchases of alcoholic beverages and Starbucks Cards. If more than 2 business days have passed since you linked your accounts and made a qualifying purchase and your Stars have not been posted to your account, please contact Starbucks Rewards Support.
How soon after I’ve linked will I see my 500 miles post to my account?
Miles can take up to 10 business days after you link accounts to post to your SkyMiles account. If more than 10 business days have passed since you linked accounts and your miles have not been posted to your account, please contact SkyMiles Account Support on the SkyMiles Need Help page.
How do I request a mileage credit if miles have not been posted within 10 days?
Visit SkyMiles Need Help and click on “request mileage credit”.
How soon after traveling will I see my Double Stars post to my Starbucks Rewards account?
Stars can take up to 2 business days after your purchase is completed to post to your Starbucks Rewards account. If more than 2 business days have passed since your Starbucks purchase and your Stars have not been posted to your account, please contact Starbucks Rewards Support. Any Delta flights purchased within 48 hours before departure will not qualify for the Starbucks Double Stars reward.
How soon after a purchase at Starbucks will I see my miles post to my Delta SkyMiles account?
Miles can take up to 10 business days after your Starbucks purchase is completed to post to your SkyMiles account. If more than 10 business days have passed since your Starbucks purchase and your miles have not been posted to your account, please contact SkyMiles Account Support by visiting the SkyMiles Need Help page.
Will my miles earned with SkyMiles expire?
No. With SkyMiles, miles don’t expire. SkyMiles Program Rules apply.
Will my Stars earned with Starbucks Rewards expire?
Yes. Stars are added to your account within 2 business days after you complete a qualifying activity and expire six (6) months after the calendar month in which such Stars were earned. For example, if you earn Stars on December 15, 2022, they will expire on July 1, 2023.
Do I have to do anything on the Starbucks or FlyDelta app once I’ve linked my accounts?
No additional action is required once you’re linked. When you complete qualifying activities you will automatically earn miles and Stars. The Starbucks and FlyDelta apps can be used to track your Star and mile activity.
Is there a cap on the number of Miles or Stars I can earn through this partnership?
No. The sky is the limit! Once your accounts are actively linked, mileage and Star earning potential is unlimited.
How do I earn Stars with the Starbucks Rewards program?
Earn Stars when you pay with your digital Starbucks Card or linked payment method in the Starbucks app, or when you scan your member barcode in the app, and then pay with cash, credit/debit card. For earn rates and full program details, visit https://www.starbucks.com/rewards
What Starbucks purchases are eligible to earn Miles?
Once you link accounts, any purchase of food, beverage(s), and/or merchandise will qualify, excluding purchases of alcoholic beverages, Starbucks Cards (both digital eGifts and physical gift cards), Starbucks Card reloads, taxes and gratuities.
I would like to unlink my Delta SkyMiles and Starbucks Rewards accounts. How can I do this?
You may click here to unlink your SkyMiles account from Starbucks account. Please allow 5 days for processing. Once unlinked, you will no longer earn additional miles and Stars through this partnership.
I previously linked my accounts but recently deleted my Starbucks or Delta app. If I download it again, are my accounts still linked?
Yes, your accounts will still be linked. No further action is needed to relink.
Once my accounts are linked, is there anything else I have to do to earn my Double Stars on my travel day?
No, once you’ve linked your accounts you’ll automatically earn Double Stars on qualifying Starbucks purchases made during Delta Travel Days, as long as your SkyMiles number is included in your Delta flight itinerary. Remember that any Delta flights purchased within 48 hours before departure will not qualify for the Starbucks Double Stars benefit.
What is a Delta Travel Day?
As a linked member, the Delta Travel Day is when you are eligible to earn Double Stars at Starbucks. Specifically, it is from 12:01 AM to midnight on the departure date of a Delta-marketed or Delta-operated flight. If you have connecting Delta flights with a layover between, or if your Delta travel itinerary continues beyond a single 24-hour period, then on the departure day of your itinerary will be considered a Delta Travel Day. To earn Double Stars, you must purchase the flight at least 48 hours prior to departure. Additionally, you must include your SkyMiles number when you book your flight to qualify for double Stars.
What if I’m flying a red eye, when will I be able to earn Stars?
You can earn your Double Stars from 12:01 AM to midnight on your departure day only. If you have connecting Delta flights with a layover between, or if your Delta itinerary continues beyond a single 24-hour period, then on the departure day of your itinerary will be considered a Delta Travel Day.
Do I earn Starbucks Stars for Delta purchases?
No, your Star earn is only tied to Starbucks purchases.
Do I need to notify Starbucks that I’m traveling with Delta?
No, nothing is needed from you. Once you’ve linked your accounts, your Double Stars will be automatically applied, as long as your SkyMiles number is included in your Delta flight itinerary.
Can I redeem my Stars in the same transaction?
No, Stars are not eligible to be redeemed in the same transaction.
How do I know if I received my Double Stars?
Stars will show up in your app transaction history, along with any other Stars earned on your transaction.
What happens if I’m traveling on a Delta flight on an existing Starbucks Double Star Day?
You will earn Triple Stars!
Can I link my accounts and earn if I’m a Starbucks employee?
Yes, Starbucks employees are eligible to earn benefits through this program.
Can I link my accounts and earn if I’m a Delta employee?
Yes, Delta employees are eligible to earn benefits through this program; however, non-rev standby travel, employee Spirit Passes, UATP, and company business travel is excluded from the Delta Travel Day benefit.