Travelers can bring a memento of their journey home with unique Starbucks Cards. These artful gift card designs reflect the essence of the local area and heritage with more than 200 Starbucks Cards in more than 30 countries around the world.
With fall comes football, and this season Starbucks and the Seattle Seahawks are teaming up again to offer a limited-edition gift card. For the fourth year in a row, fans can show their team spirit each time they visit Starbucks with the new 2016 card, which features the Seahawks logo on a field of bright green, with a familiar 12 in the corner. Available starting today (September 8) in participating Starbucks® stores throughout Washington state for a minimum load of $15.
Celebrations and Occasions
Japan’s 20th Anniversary: In 1996, Starbucks opened its first store outside the United States and Canada in Tokyo’s fashionable Ginza district. Customers in Japan can celebrate this milestone with a commemorative Starbucks Card, which commemorates Starbucks 20th Anniversary in Japan. Starbucks stores in Japan also offer the Japan Hummingbird card, which will raise a total of $1 million for the Michinoku Future Fund to help children impacted by Japan’s 2011 tsunami. This year’s card depicts the bird among vibrant, blossoming flowers, symbolic of the optimistic spirit rooted in Japanese culture.
Mid-Autumn Festival:Also known as the Moon Festival, the card design features the festival’s colorful paper lanterns and a jade rabbit from Chinese folklore. Available in participating stores in Asia.
Loi Krathong:Starbucks stores in Thailand offer cards that celebrate the festival of Loi Krathong. The design is inspired by the festival’s tradition of making decorated lanterns and releasing them on a river.
Back to School: Starbucks is offering its first Back to School card in the U.S. and Canada this fall featuring a cool owl design.
Philippines:Starbucks is featuring two new cities in the Philippines with their own destination cards. The Manila card features a jeepney, a popular means of transportation in the Philippines, while Cebu’s card celebrates the city’s landmark bridges that connect the islands of Cebu and Mactan.
China:Starbucks stores in China are offering cards that celebrate travel and the spirit of adventure with a new design that has a vintage vibe and features sunglasses, travel journal, tickets and a camera.
Korea Endangered Species: In Korea, Starbucks offers a collection of merchandise and cards that help raise money to protect endangered species. The set of four whimsical hand-drawn cards features the Continent Deer, Musk Deer, Wolf and Moon Bear.
Vivienne Tam Collection: Starbucks collaborated with fashion designer Vivienne Tam to create elegant collectible Starbucks Cards for Starbucks stores in Asia. The elegant design draws inspiration from a trip to the Forbidden City in Beijing and features a delicate bird and flora print.
In 2011, Starbucks offered its first card in braille in honor of National Disability Month. Now this card is part of Starbucks year-round collection with a sepia-tone design and the word “Starbucks” stamped in braille.