TikTok’s viral video shows an amazing life hack that Target shoppers can use. Target stores often have a Starbucks located near the entrance. Shoppers will often grab a drink while shopping or for their ride home. Andrea Ariza says you can double the value of this small treat by purchasing your drink at the entrance and asking for a refill before leaving.
Ariza’s bank account is “@andrearizatips,”It is growing quickly since she posted the Target-Starbucks combo. Text overlayed on her video reads: “If you get a drink at the beginning of your Target run you can get a refill before you leave.”The clip shows her getting to the store, purchasing a few drinks, and then returning for more. She captioned the clip with: “Another excuse to go to Target.”
Although the video has received over 7.4 million views, there are many skeptical comments. Some users share caveats. One commenter says: “ITS ONLY FOR BREWED TEAS AND COFFEE AND YOU NEED TO HAVE THE STARBUCKS APP.”For some, it was still worth it to get two beverages for the price of one.
This is how you can take advantage “hack,”To join the Starbucks Rewards loyalty programme, you must be a member. You can sign up for free and track your purchases with your smartphone. Earn points for every purchase. Double points if cash is loaded to your account before you make it. You can also use the app to place orders on your mobile device before you arrive, which will allow you to avoid waiting in line.
Starbucks representative: The Daily DotLast year, refills were included in the program. They wrote: “Starbucks Rewards members may receive free refills of hot or iced brewed coffee or tea during the same store visit at participating Starbucks stores including licensed stores located in Target, while supplies last.”
Ariza’s post, however, is very insightful. She points out that this perk can be even more useful in Target stores where customers will likely spend enough time to merit a refill. If you are just stopping by a Starbucks location, the refill perk may not be used. It is also possible that there might be a shortage of cafes or closures due to COVID-19 or other public health crises. Target-Starbucks combos are the most cost-effective way to indulge in a nice drink.