Starbucks is part of a lot of people's morning routine. If it's yours, here are a some hacks have a better experience and save money. There's more at the bottom of the page.

  1. If you walk in and there's a long line, whip out the app and order.  Then skip the line, wait a few minutes, walk up and ask for your drink.  If it's not done yet, they'll usually rush it.
  2. Save your rewards card for the airport. If you travel a lot or plan on it in the next few months, save those reward points for the airport since the prices are higher there.
  3. If you don't like burn-your-tongue coffee, order your drink at “kids' temperature."  It'll save your tongue.
  4. Get your Grande coffee in a Venti cup.  It leaves more room for cream and if they accidentally overfill it a little bit. . . that's free coffee for you.
  5. If you're up for trying something new, ask what the barista likes.  If anyone knows what's good, it's the barista.

There's few more Starbucks hacks here.

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