Delta SkyMiles & Starbucks Rewards Partnership: Earn Free Miles & Stars

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Delta is full of beans today which should help ensure their flights won’t arrive latte or be grounded because they’ve announced a new partnership with Starbucks Rewards. This perfect blend can earn free SkyMiles and Stars when linking your accounts as well as on spend at Starbucks and on Delta flights.

Delta SkyMiles Starbucks Rewards partnership

The Deal

  • Link your Delta SkyMiles & Starbucks Rewards accounts to earn the following:
    • 150 Stars & 500 bonus SkyMiles when linking accounts by December 31, 2022
    • Double Stars on Delta travel days
    • 1 SkyMile per $1 spent at Starbucks*
  • Direct link to link accounts.

Key Terms

  • Bonus benefits for account linking are only available through December 31, 2022.
  • 150 Stars will be deposited after first Starbucks purchase.
  • *Excluding taxes and gratuity.

Quick Thoughts

A partnership between Delta and Starbucks isn’t what I would’ve imagined, although still not quite as unexpected as the InterContinental and Spirit Airlines partnership which never materialized. Being able to earn free miles and Stars though could make this the creamer the crop.

Linking your accounts is nice and straightforward as all you need to do is (French) press a few buttons. If you do this by December 31, 2022, you’ll earn 500 bonus SkyMiles, with 150 Stars being added to your Starbucks Rewards account after your first Starbucks purchase.

You’ll then earn double Stars on days where you visit Starbucks and fly with Delta, plus you’ll earn 1 SkyMiles per dollar spent at Starbucks on any day of the week – not just on days when you’re flying.

Even if Delta isn’t your cup of tea, if you ever visit Starbucks it’s worth linking your accounts in order to earn some free SkyMiles as they never expire.

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Lisa

They keep saying “Turns out you are just as excited about this partnership as we are. We’re working fast to fill all those requests, so please come back later to link your accounts.”

Ive checked daily, tried to do this, to no avail.

Andy

I never actually fly Delta. Wish it had been Americano Airlines.

Last edited 1 month ago by Andy
Michael Scott

I had to keep checking back every few hours, but finally got linked at 9:45 PDT. I usually get about one cup of Starbucks coffee per week. I guess I’ll be flying Delta One from now on. ha ha

Arnold S

Went to join and got this message: Turns out you are just as excited about this partnership as we are. We’re working fast to fill all those requests, so please come back later to link your accounts.

AlexL

The site should be back now.

LuAnne

I linked accounts right when I recieved the message.Made a trip to Bucky’s. Bonus,stars posted right away, checked Delta account,states not yet tracked.Thanks Stephen!

LuAnne

Follow up,500 miles posted in my Delta account this morning.

Mauro

I Link my Delta SkyMiles & Starbucks Rewards accounts made a purchase like the terms and conditions said haven’t got the 200 stars, anyone else having same problem?

rdover1

Looks like both sites deltastarbuck or startbucksdelta have crashed

Last edited 1 month ago by rdover1
JJT

I got an error when signing up as well – after I entered both my Delta number and then logged in to Starbucks. So I tried Edge browser instead in case something about their sites didn’t like Firefox – when I entered my Delta info on the form there it told me my Sbux account was already linked.

So, the error may be a red herring. Guess I’ll see if my bonus stars and miles show up!

JJT

Reporting back: Next morning bought my usual Sbux coffee, 150* appeared on account by the time I arrived at my office.

Jeff

I started writing an email about this to alert you this morning, but when I got back to the computer this was posted, lol. I was able to link using the Starbucks app.

PointsHound

Would be great if FM could do a list of all known brand cross-promotions! For example, I just stumbled on the Delta & Instacart + promo a few months ths back and would have missed out on a ton of Delta Miles if I didn’t. Wonder how many more we dont know about!

YoniPDX

LYFT allows yous either 3 HHONORS points or Delta Skymiles per$1 spent on rides.

Uber/Eats earn Marriott Bonvoy points

DoorDash thru the website if you clicked thru a link you earned ??mm – I think it was Stephens post from a while back

ramcm7

It was too good to last, but it was cool getting both HHonors points and SkyMiles before we had to choose one only.

Steven

seconded!

Jonathan

I’m getting an error. “The information you provided does not match our records.”. Edit: glad to see it’s not just me!

Last edited 1 month ago by Jonathan
Mark W

Might be helpful to include the link where you can link accounts: deltastarbucks.com or starbucksdelta.com.

Also, I keep getting an error message that “The information you provided does not match our records,” despite the fact that I know my name and SkyMiles number have been entered correctly and match my SkyMiles profile. Has anyone been able to successfully link thus far?

Barry

I also saw that error, and I fixed it by correcting my email address at Starbucks to match the address at Delta.

Jonathan

Thanks, that fixed my problem too.

Ivan Y

Is the linking process working for everyone? For some reason it is giving me “ The information you provided does not match our records” message.

SamBam

This post deserves roasting!!!

Rick

Where do we link?

Mbh

This is awesome news for me. I’m a DL hub captive and daily SB user! Finally a promotion that works for me.

Jack

Anyone know if you can link Delta with both Lyft and Starbucks, or one or the other?

syn

i got both lyft and starbucks. seem separate offers

Cheryl

I’m so french pressed at the number of coffee puns you ground into this!

Mary

Bonus stars for all the bad puns!