How to get a cup of coffee for just 32p from Costa throughout August

There aren’t many things you can buy for 32p these days, but throughout August it will be possible to get a filter coffee for 32p from Costa Coffee.

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The coffee chain has just announced they will be taking part in the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme, which means that customers can get 50 per cent off food and drink (up to a maximum value of £10 per diner) when they opt to eat in on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday between 3 and 31 August.

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This means that if you’re savvy, you can get a small filter coffee for just 32p. Here’s how:

  • Take your own reusable cup to get a 25p discount
  • Add to that the current temporary VAT reduction (from 20 to 5 per cent) on the hospitality industry
  • Plus the 50 per cent discount for eating in on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday

Ta da, the usual price of £1 for a small filter coffee becomes 32p.

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Its not just discounted coffee you can get your hands on either. The government’s 50 per cent discount scheme and temporary VAT cut apply across the whole menu, meaning coffee stops and lunches just got much cheaper. Here are some more discounts you can get your hands on in the month of August:

  • A flat white, normally £2.70, becomes £1.06
  • A slice of millionaire’s shortbread is usually £1.95, but is now 86p
  • One croissant has an RRP of £1.35, but can now cost just 59p
  • Salted caramel brownie – costs £2.25 on any other day, but Mon-Weds is now 99p
  • The vegan ham and cheese toastie goes from £2.95 to £1.29

On top of this, Costa wants to give everyone a free ‘welcome back coffee’ or treat – simply register for the Costa Coffee Club (for free) and download the app and your account will automatically be credited with 300 points, which equates to £3, to spend on anything you like in store. Existing Costa Coffee Club members won’t miss out either – you’ll also find that your account has been credited with the extra points too. But hurry, you only have until the end of July to activate your free points.