Money-Saving Starbucks Hacks For The Broke Coffee Addict

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Komentar • 463

  • astha modi
    astha modi 5 bulan yang lalu

    Save money: go to Tim Hortons

  • Richard Lebeda
    Richard Lebeda 6 bulan yang lalu

    We haven't got Starbucks coffee shops in my country yet. (Slovakia) We can get in our grocery shops middle sized versions of Starbucks for 2,49€ like Skinny late and etc. But for that price you can get whole 0,5kg package of roasted or not roasted coffee beans or even instant soluble coffee of high quality. And you can imagine how much of coffee you can make from 0,500kg package. A lot.

  • Truptee Banerjee
    Truptee Banerjee 6 bulan yang lalu

    Am I the only one who’s never been to a Starbucks?

  • Jean Duchemin
    Jean Duchemin 7 bulan yang lalu

    How much is Buzzfeed paid for the ad campaign ?

  • Jean Duchemin
    Jean Duchemin 7 bulan yang lalu

    Starbucks does know a thing or two when it comes to money saving...

  • Gillian Mogab
    Gillian Mogab 7 bulan yang lalu

    If u order an iced tea with no ice we will just fill it up with more water 😂

  • Loopa T.
    Loopa T. 7 bulan yang lalu


  • chicken tikka mo salah
    chicken tikka mo salah 7 bulan yang lalu

    Just don't buy it

  • Rodolfo Cortinas Mendez
    Rodolfo Cortinas Mendez 7 bulan yang lalu

    how save money: dont buy at starbucks. whats up Buzzfeed? No word on the recent racial profiling and sensitivity training? Too many dollars from them to speak out against the situation?

  • Hair on screen
    Hair on screen 8 bulan yang lalu

    How to get spit in your drinks

  • emily gross
    emily gross 8 bulan yang lalu

    Liking for Ramona Flowers

  • Kiki Van hesteren
    Kiki Van hesteren 8 bulan yang lalu

    Love buzzfeed

  • Lauren Elizabeth
    Lauren Elizabeth 8 bulan yang lalu

    Literally just came here to read the comments from baristas confirming what to do and what not to do.

  • Pinkee9206
    Pinkee9206 8 bulan yang lalu

    Pro-tip: yes, the triple filtered water is free. However, it is still a drink and an order so, please, get in line and order it at the register, not at the end of the bar where you pick up drinks. Thank you.

  • mariguana
    mariguana 8 bulan yang lalu

    americanos cost more than brewed coffee

  • J M
    J M 8 bulan yang lalu


  • Sarza
    Sarza 8 bulan yang lalu +1

    Real coffee addicts don’t go to Starbucks

  • Keromaku
    Keromaku 8 bulan yang lalu

    Well some of that works until they change policy and what the till charges for... like eventually having no ice will result in a higher bill since it is calculating for the extra product.

  • Donna Terry
    Donna Terry 8 bulan yang lalu +1

    Or just brew your own coffee...

    EAT FRESH 8 bulan yang lalu +2

    Just make your own coffee!!😡🤔

  • Mercedez Reboca
    Mercedez Reboca 8 bulan yang lalu

    My mom works at Starbucks and she told me the best hack ever. Okay so go up to your barista ask for a cup of hot water (no charge) wait a little while then go up and ask for a refill of coffee and scan your Starbucks card and BOOM free coffee. I do it when it’s the end of the pay period;)

  • babelady
    babelady 8 bulan yang lalu +2

    some of these hacks should be featured in another video called "hacks on how to make baristas instantly hate you"

  • brooke rylee
    brooke rylee 8 bulan yang lalu

    This would be great for my mother, she had been drinking starbucks everyday for the last couple years....she still does

  • sarah
    sarah 8 bulan yang lalu

    Can you actually get free refills on any drink?

    • Pinkee9206
      Pinkee9206 8 bulan yang lalu +1

      sarah refills are same store, same visit and free for gold members. It has to be the same size as the one you bought but you can get it on hot coffee, hot tea, iced tea, iced coffee, and cold brew. Tea lemonades and tea infusions do not count and will be an additional charge as will sweet cream, mocha, white mocha, and, I think for HOT coffee and tea, any of the syrups. They have to give you a new cup for every refill, as well, unless you ask for it to be in the same cup. :)

  • Jug Atmos
    Jug Atmos 8 bulan yang lalu +1

    You want to save? DON’T BUY AT ALL :)

  • Erin Mullen
    Erin Mullen 8 bulan yang lalu +2

    PLEASE do NOT take our entire carafe to make a makeshift latte. Those carafes are meant to last for two hours, not to have to be changed every few minutes in the customer support cycle because you actually wanted a latte. And lattes are made with 2% milk, which we order a lot more of than the half and half in those carafes and you will end up running the store out of half and half. Boom, no more cheap lattes.

  • D M
    D M 8 bulan yang lalu +1

    Ex barista here. Were aware of these "hacks" and at some locations you will be denied. You think youre clever asking for 2 shots of espresso over ice in a Grande cup? Literally in the handbook it says you get 4oz of milk free. Heres your tall.
    And the iced tea? 😂 yeah right. Those black lines on the side are measurement lines for us to use. You're getting the exact same amount of iced tea whether it's on the side or shaken in with it.
    Why not ask an actual barista for money saving tips? Oh, because that would require real research and thought.

  • Genevieve Brown
    Genevieve Brown 8 bulan yang lalu

    Or just go to Tim Hortons 🤷‍♂️

  • Aaron Comerford
    Aaron Comerford 8 bulan yang lalu

    An Americano does not have the same amount of caffeine as a regular coffee, a double shot has about 80 mg of caffeine and a regular 12 oz coffee has about 120 mg. Was it too hard to do some quick googling?

  • Jinxanator66
    Jinxanator66 8 bulan yang lalu

    There is a real difference between saving money and being a complete fucktard If you are ordering a no ice iced tea why not order it with no water too so you can get a trenta and use up all the iced tea the store has to sell?

  • Megadriver
    Megadriver 8 bulan yang lalu

    1. Don't waste money on starbucks... Just find a good, local coffee shop. There's an Italian coffee ship near me and it's brilliant! I got to know the owner so now I get coffee at a big discount, sometimes even free...

    PIIMAN 8 bulan yang lalu

    here's an idea: go somewhere else

  • Ashlyn Parriman
    Ashlyn Parriman 8 bulan yang lalu

    Here I have a idea, buy coffee machine and make your coffee from home.

  • donewithlife
    donewithlife 8 bulan yang lalu

    When u dont have a Starbucks in your country 🙃

  • Cavin D.
    Cavin D. 8 bulan yang lalu

    You forgot the biggest saver of all... Don't go to starbucks.

  • Echo SoundTest
    Echo SoundTest 8 bulan yang lalu

    I love how people complain about Starbucks having expensive drinks when every other coffee stand is the same price. If people just got a drip coffee or an americano THATS when you’d be saving money jfc.

  • AnnetteLamour
    AnnetteLamour 8 bulan yang lalu

    Here is a real hack. Just get drip coffee, iced coffee, or cold brew and dress it up. They are cheaper, have the most caffeine out of all of the drinks, and with the iced coffee you dont have to pay extra for syrup.

  • nikki otto
    nikki otto 8 bulan yang lalu

    If you want cheep Starbucks just work there and you get all the coffee you want😉

  • Travis Poole
    Travis Poole 8 bulan yang lalu

    So many of these are downright wrong. 1) You only get free refills if you have a gold card. Otherwise it's 55 cents.
    2) if you order a tea with no ice, you're going to get more water. Enjoy your watered down tea.
    3) We will not just give you a free shot if you get an americano. We can pull most shots from singles to quads.
    4) if you make a latte from the milk at the counter, you will be remembered and your next drink will be packed with ice so you cant get anything in.

  • Jackie Shafran
    Jackie Shafran 8 bulan yang lalu

    I love starbuck

  • Grace Clima
    Grace Clima 8 bulan yang lalu

    I don't even like Starbucks and I need to study

  • Gaizkia
    Gaizkia 8 bulan yang lalu

    So I know another hack, I recently entered the store yesterday and sat down, then after afew minutes got up and pulled my gun out my jacket, you should’ve seen how happy the baristas we’re making my coffee (and quickly may I add) and for some reason they gave it to me for free! I can’t imagine they’re all that passionate about guns so I know it wasn’t that, maybe my jacket? Who knows, but bandana+suede jacket = free coffee at Starbucks!

  • fernand0
    fernand0 8 bulan yang lalu

    freeload off the coffee at work

  • Julia Parent
    Julia Parent 8 bulan yang lalu

    Or like, make your own at home for way cheaper

  • jazzy22jm
    jazzy22jm 8 bulan yang lalu

    I work for Starbucks and I just want to say people love to hate on them because the coffee costs a lot (I agree) but the BENEFITS of working there are pretty great. Free school, drinks and food. Also we have the option to donate to a fund called the CUP fund that helps other partners in need. We participate in the community and you build life experiences. Yes a lot could be better and nothing is glitter gold but it's kind of hurtful when people just think I , a barista, am set out on messing up your drink or not writing your name wrong. I personally don't go about my day to make someone feel bad or incompetent, my goal is just to get you what you need so we both could have a good day. Also ,be kind to your local barista lol the job gets stressful 😂

  • jazzy22jm
    jazzy22jm 8 bulan yang lalu

    Buzzfeed you only get free refills if you are a GOLD MEMBER don't set these people off they will be 54 cent til you get enough stars lol. Only saying this with love because I work there. ALSO do not get iced coffees with milk because they charge for milk so just get a ice coffee black and put the milk in yourself.

  • Maleah Robertson
    Maleah Robertson 8 bulan yang lalu

    Life hack make ur own fucken coffee

  • Austin Ferranti
    Austin Ferranti 8 bulan yang lalu +1

    We don’t put milk out anymore, sorry. Also, gotta be gold card member to receive free refills in store. Not all espresso shots are doubles, we can pull single but it usually takes too long, so we pull 2 but only capture one. Yes there’s free water, but we’re cracking down on people simply coming through the drivethru just for a cup of water, gotta come inside.

  • Leslie Fiore
    Leslie Fiore 8 bulan yang lalu

    Here’s one don’t go the coffee sucks and it’s filled with liberals

  • Emily Ingram
    Emily Ingram 8 bulan yang lalu +2

    This is every Starbucks' baristas worst nightmare.

  • rachel crybach
    rachel crybach 8 bulan yang lalu

    If you do some of these, I will decaf you.

  • Arthur Yepez
    Arthur Yepez 8 bulan yang lalu

    LMAO the americano hack is a joke!!!! 😂😂😂

  • Vnaiscool
    Vnaiscool 8 bulan yang lalu

    Don’t forget to tip your baristas

  • kimvdstel13
    kimvdstel13 8 bulan yang lalu

    hacks to annoy your local starbucks barista

  • Katharine Jones
    Katharine Jones 8 bulan yang lalu

    This makes basic white girls happy

  • notJacktlego
    notJacktlego 8 bulan yang lalu

    New Starbucks hack to save money: don't go to starbucks

  • reddevils1209
    reddevils1209 8 bulan yang lalu

    Also the people that work at starbucks actually hate when people get shots over ice then use all the milk at the little station

  • Robin Ryan
    Robin Ryan 8 bulan yang lalu

    Attn more codes or purchase needed to use restrooms😀

  • savannah ryan
    savannah ryan 8 bulan yang lalu

    I needed this video too much

  • megan louise
    megan louise 8 bulan yang lalu +1

    Barista here - more than half of these are incorrect. Buzzfeed, please stop spreading misinformation. It isn't about the annoyance, it's about you guys pulling things out of your asses and when mass amounts of customers do this, it forces us to raise the price across the board. It's a good strong company, and they won't let these little "hacks" go through very long without just having us charge you so they can continue to treat us fairly.

  • edit x
    edit x 8 bulan yang lalu

    just get better and cheaper cofee...

  • Elisa García
    Elisa García 8 bulan yang lalu

    Coffee addicts don’t go to Starbucks lol

  • Brittany Wilson
    Brittany Wilson 8 bulan yang lalu +2

    "How to be the most annoying customer ever"

  • Jammys reyes
    Jammys reyes 8 bulan yang lalu (sorry I was just typing what I heard)

  • Ordinary
    Ordinary 8 bulan yang lalu +2

    I hate when people complain about being broke but then post pictures of them with starbucks everyday.

    LITTLE COONEY MX 8 bulan yang lalu

    Step 1: buy a $3 coffee machine from a thrift store. Step 2: don't buy $7 coffee twice a day

  • Joaquin Sanchez Chua
    Joaquin Sanchez Chua 8 bulan yang lalu

    The only money saving Starbucks hack I know is to make your own coffee at home

  • F.B.I.
    F.B.I. 8 bulan yang lalu

    Why don’t we just make our own coffee. Look how much money you could save then. Amazing 😃 Hope I helped

  • Tegan Gardner
    Tegan Gardner 8 bulan yang lalu +1

    Free triple filtered water**
    Also all shots pour as doubles but tall only gets single so the other shot isnt automatically in your drink. If you get a shot in an ice cup and go pour milk at the condiment bar please know that most Starbucks only keep half and half on the bar now because of cheapskates like that. So enjoy your half and half latte?

  • Ava Justine
    Ava Justine 8 bulan yang lalu

    if we stop going going to Starbucks, the company will bring the prices down on their overpriced crap. With one Vento drink, I can get an entire mea at Taco Bell or a full gallon of gasoline

  • Ava Justine
    Ava Justine 8 bulan yang lalu

    if we stop going going to Starbucks, the company will bring the prices down on their overpriced crap. With one Vento drink, I can get an entire mea at Taco Bell or a full gallon of gasoline

  • Ava Justine
    Ava Justine 8 bulan yang lalu

    if we stop going going to Starbucks, the company will bring the prices down on their overpriced crap. With one Vento drink, I can get an entire mea at Taco Bell or a full gallon of gasoline

  • Ava Justine
    Ava Justine 8 bulan yang lalu

    if we stop going going to Starbucks, the company will bring the prices down on their overpriced crap. With one Vento drink, I can get an entire mea at Taco Bell or a full gallon of gasoline

  • Ava Justine
    Ava Justine 8 bulan yang lalu

    if we stop going going to Starbucks, the company will bring the prices down on their overpriced crap. With one Vento drink, I can get an entire mea at Taco Bell or a full gallon of gasoline

  • Ava Justine
    Ava Justine 8 bulan yang lalu

    if we stop going going to Starbucks, the company will bring the prices down on their overpriced crap. With one Vento drink, I can get an entire mea at Taco Bell or a full gallon of gasoline

  • Lawlythetoast_
    Lawlythetoast_ 8 bulan yang lalu

    Or you know..... You could just invest in a good coffe machine, thats probably cheaper and you can make anything you like

  • Darth Bagel
    Darth Bagel 8 bulan yang lalu

    WTF! Why do poor people try to shop at these expensive stores, I shop there so I wont run into poor people, and I have a ton of disposable income.

  • Lisa -
    Lisa - 8 bulan yang lalu

    pro tip: if you want to save money don't go to starbucks. go to any other store or even better, make it yourself

  • lifeofzuris
    lifeofzuris 8 bulan yang lalu

    How about you don't go

  • Nelson Nieves
    Nelson Nieves 8 bulan yang lalu +3

    As a Starbucks barista, don’t ask for shots then fill it up with milk, 99% of the time we will call you out on it, or remove the milk from the condiment bar

    • D M
      D M 8 bulan yang lalu +1

      Oh I better fill the urns lemme just take those thaaaaanks😉 oh you wanted some milk? Allow me! I live to serve! (Pours the minimum 4oz allowed according to handbook regs) there ya go! 😀😀

    • gabriela perez
      gabriela perez 8 bulan yang lalu

      That's what we do too lol

  • jdsirvs
    jdsirvs 8 bulan yang lalu

    An americano on average is only a little more than half the caffeine of a coffee, and it’s more expensive in most places.
    Don’t use all the carafe milk unless you’re a complete butt wipe.
    If you ask for a “side” of both chai and white mocha you’re also a butt wipe. It doesn’t work like that.
    Nitpicking at this point... but the “tap” water is triple filtered.

  • Cherai Mills
    Cherai Mills 8 bulan yang lalu

    Just came for the comments to see how many people suggest not going to Starbucks and I am not disappointed

  • Long Tran
    Long Tran 8 bulan yang lalu

    how to save money on Starbucks: stop drinking Starbucks

  • Františka Drozdeková
    Františka Drozdeková 8 bulan yang lalu

    What about don´t go o starbucks.

  • Nadia Putri
    Nadia Putri 8 bulan yang lalu

    I think those rules applies in another country🤨

  • cammie ❃
    cammie ❃ 8 bulan yang lalu +4

    all espresso shots at Starbucks are not doubles... our machines allow us to pull single shots.

  • Ellis  Stephens
    Ellis Stephens 8 bulan yang lalu

    I'm a barista and the vast majority of the time I would say no to the cup of ice on the side, it's a waste of cups

  • robbbyyy25
    robbbyyy25 8 bulan yang lalu

    I only go to Starbucks for their bathroom, and for some reason, lately they have been real friendly about allowing me in :)

  • I am your dad me mid or ill feed

    why am i watching this? even though i don’t casually go to cafes coz i can make mine and save more😂😂

  • alexander victor
    alexander victor 8 bulan yang lalu

    #1 if you’re broke you aren’t going to Starbucks....

  • Blossomness Studios
    Blossomness Studios 8 bulan yang lalu

    I tried Starbucks one recently, I didn'y like it very much, and it is really expensive. For two smallish iced coffees for me and my cousin, it was $10! I don't think I want to go back there again. I will stick to at-home brewing

  • emiller100
    emiller100 8 bulan yang lalu

    Try any of these hacks at a Starbucks in Korea and they will throw this up in your face: 🙅🏻‍♀️🙅🏻‍♀️🙅🏻‍♀️

  • Ocean Waves
    Ocean Waves 8 bulan yang lalu +2

    Please go to actual Starbucks locations instead of the tiny target bucks with one barista for your 20 drink order. Also, I know nothing about coffee and please have a recipe for the secret item you want.

  • Leo
    Leo 8 bulan yang lalu

    Making coffee at home is just so much more cost effective. I get it if you’re on an outing but if you’re that concerned in saving a few pence, then just make it at home

  • EricXCM
    EricXCM 8 bulan yang lalu +6

    Easier way is become friend with the people at Starbucks and they will give a discounts duh.

    • Pinkee9206
      Pinkee9206 8 bulan yang lalu

      EricXCM not necessarily. Not every barista does this, especially considering doing so could get us fired.

    • D M
      D M 8 bulan yang lalu +1

      EricXCM this. My regulars always get a decent hookup

  • jonathan fabri
    jonathan fabri 8 bulan yang lalu

    I have a hack aswell, dont buy your coffee at Starbucks because it is expensive af(:

  • Jay Vin99
    Jay Vin99 8 bulan yang lalu +4

    Hey how about this hack? wake up a few minutes earlier and make your own coffee at home!

  • Herp Derp
    Herp Derp 8 bulan yang lalu

    I ordered a medium at a coffee shop... He was snooty with correcting me. He said, "One grande cappuccino..." I ordered another drink. Which I called large then said, "Sorry, I meant a super grande."(Yes, that's literally what it's called...) Little did he know I've had real coffee from all over the world. Hand roasted coffee from all over Africa and Peru... Brazilian coffee... Needless to say I was confused why someone working at a CCs would be a snob. (It would be different if he had just corrected me in a normal way)

  • Georgina Casazza
    Georgina Casazza 8 bulan yang lalu

    A small hot coffee has more caffeine that a double shot of espresso, so you're wrong there. Also, don't think you're getting away with the latte trick. You will be charged accordingly.

  • Vanessa Grace
    Vanessa Grace 8 bulan yang lalu +1

    A better iced tea hack would be ordering w/o water.... that’s where u get ripped off.