New Starbucks-Marriott Partnership

Starbucks and Marriott have a new partnership. When you link your Starbucks and Marriott Bonvoy accounts you get:

  • 100 Marriott Bonvoy Points when. you make 3 purchases during Marriott Bonvoy Week
  • Double Stars when stay in at a Marriott Hotel
  • Exclusive Experiences

This isn’t as rewarding as the Delta Partnership when it first launched but something is better than nothing.

You can link your accounts here:

Virgin Atlantic Birthday Sale 40% off Award Flights)

Virgin Atlantic is currently running a promo for 40% off Award flights. Flights must be booked by June 24th 2024 and is valid on flight booked through December 31, 2024.

FYI, flying Virgin Atlantic with Virgin Point does have heavy taxes and fees. Usually $400-$500 on economy flights and $800+ on business class flights.

Chase Freedom Categories (July 2024- September 2024)

The Chase Freedom cash back categories for July through September are Walmart and Grocery Stores. These categories are available on the Chase Freedom and Chase Freedom Flex. Here are the categories:

Gas Stations

EV Charging

Movie Theaters

Select Live Entertainment

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Changes to the Delta/Starbucks Relationship

Starting today (6/12/2024) only reloads of $25 or more will earn miles. Before as long as your Starbucks account was linked with your Delta account, you would earn miles. Earning is no longer $1= 1 Skymile, its now tiered.

Reload AmountSkymiles
$25 – $49.9925 Miles
$50 – $74.9975 Miles
$75 – $99.99125 Miles
$100200 Miles
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Discover 5% Cash Back Categories (July 2024- September 2024)

The Discover cash back categories for July through September are Walmart and Grocery Stores. Here is what qualifies:


  • Walmart App
  • Walmart Supercenter Stores
  • Walmart Neighborhood Market Stores
  • Curbside Pickup
  • Walmart+
  • Walmart Gas Stations. 
  • Purchases using Walmart Pay with your Discover Card will also be included
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