Starbucks has announced customers have another way to reload their cards—Visa Checkout, as sent out this morning via email to coffee lovers.
The new payment option has been added over-the-air and now shows up when you launch the Starbucks iOS app, and tap “Pay” in the top left corner. From there, tap ‘Add Payment Method’ and you’ll see a new option for ‘Add card from Visa Checkout’:
Once this happens, a web pop up appears for you to login to Visa Checkout with your credentials:
Now, I’m not sure why you would want to use Visa Checkout over Apple Pay (unless your Visa card doesn’t support Apple Pay, or you love Visa Checkout), but it’s another option that’s there when you need to reload your Starbucks Card.