Starbucks Serves Up the Cheer with Another Reusable Red Holiday Cup Giveaway

Enjoy a qualifying beverage for your own festive cup.

Starbucks is brewing something awesome, just in time for the holidays.  The coffee giant is giving away a free reusable red cup with any purchase of a handcrafted holiday drink, while supplies last. This has been something of an annual gift-giving tradition for a few years now: head on over to Starbucks, grab your favorite holiday drink, and take home a cup that you can keep coming back for more with. Now, as of Nov. 16, the now-yearly tradition is back again for the sixth year in a row,

Everyone loves the brand's seasonal cups, whether they're for Halloween or other, more random occasions. It doesn't matter, because there's a color and design for everyone, even if you're into minimalistic or glam looks. You can get your holiday cup now with a quick trip up to your fave location.

Whether ordering on the app, at the drive-thru or getting Starbucks delivered, everyone can score a cup. The festive beverage lineup has something for all, from apple crisp oats to peppermint mocha. Tea and hot cocoa fans are covered too with choices like gingerbread chai and peppermint white hot chocolate.


Qualifying Beverages

  • Apple Crisp Oatmilk Macchiato
  • Caramel Brulée Latte
  • Chestnut Praline Latte
  • Gingerbread Latte
  • Gingerbread Oatmilk Chai
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Iced Apple Crisp Oatmilk Shaken Espresso
  • Oleato Gingerbread Oatmilk Latte
  • Peppermint Hot Chocolate
  • Peppermint Mocha
  • Peppermint White Hot Chocolate
  • Pumpkin Cream Chai Tea Latte
  • Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew
  • Pumpkin Spice Latte
  • Sugar Cookie Almondmilk Latte
  • White Hot Chocolate

You're definitely going to want to nab one of his year's red cups, too. It's Starbucks' most sustainable cup yet, made from 75% recycled materials compared to last year's 50%. The giveaway is part of Starbucks' goal to cut its waste in half by 2030, which is a lofty but impressive goal given how many cups will go out to find new homes.

But the cup's perks don't end there. Customers who bring their cups back to Starbucks will get $0.10 off future orders. Rewards members earn 25 bonus Stars each time too, so it really pays to hang on to your new reusable cup. Even after the holidays, the reusable cup keeps on giving. Members save with each use while helping reduce waste. For Rewards members, it's an even sweeter deal with bonus stars.

Starbucks is spreading some holiday cheer while also pushing sustainability. The free cup initiative is an exciting one if you're a regular visitor. And if you aren't, you just might start being one soon enough. Everyone loves a freebie, especially around the holidays.

*Valid at participating stores on in-store beverage purchases only (max 3x per day). To qualify for the reusable cup benefit, you must have made at least one Star earning transaction.   

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