A Starbucks gift card has become quite a popular Christmas item for a simple, yet yummy treat for anyone on your holiday gift list. However, would you pay a whopping $450 for a luxury card? That's right. Not only does the world's most loved coffee chain offer a special premium coffee that costs $7 for a 16-ounce cup but according to USA Today, they now have a trendy gift card that will either have you ringing those silver bells or grumbling like the grinch.
This is not just any gift card. It is made out of stainless steel! Each one is specially etched and will be loaded with $400 worth of goodies that has the same benefits as the gold-level membership, such as gifts and free refills on tea and coffee. The extra $50 comes from the cost to make them. You better make sure you get them fast because there will only be 5000 cards available.
This high-priced item can only be found on Gilt.com, a luxury goods site. The appeal of being in the 'exclusive club' might make one splurge a little more this year on their loved ones or even for themselves. Executive vice president of Gilt.com Jason Goldberger said, "When you're waiting in line at Starbucks, the next person in line won't have it." That's for sure. Most consumers could not afford it. Even if you could afford to purchase one of these shiny cards, is it really worth it?
If you wish to spend that kind of money to have a steel card in your hot little hands, it will be available today starting at noon EST on the luxury goods site. You have to admit, it is kind of pretty.
Are you planning on purchasing this one of a kind stainless steel Starbucks gift card?
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