Tesco discounting gift cards, combines with 150 Clubcard points (360 Avios) offer

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Tesco is discounting a number of gift cards by 20% this week, ostensibly as a Mother’s Day promotion.  The offer runs until March 30th.

There is some press advertising for this which only shows a small number of cards.  However, in-store posters list the following cards as being included:

£4 off a £20 Pizza Express card

£4 off a £20 Ticketmaster card

£4 off a £20 Prezzo card

£4 off a £20 Facebook card

£5 off a £25 iTunes card

£5 off a £25 New Look card

£5 off a £25 Monsoon card

£4 off a £20 H&M card

£2 off a £10 Accessorize card

Only the denominations listed above are discounted – do not buy cards from those retailers in other denominations unless you want to pay full price.

What makes this promotion especially attractive is that it will combine with the on-going ‘150 Clubcard points for spending £50 on gift cards’ promotion.

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£25 of iTunes and £40 of Pizza Express, for example, would cost you just £52 instead of £65, and you would receive 150 Tesco Clubcard points – good for 360 Avios or 375 Virgin Flying Club miles.

The 150 points will be based on the discounted price, so you will need to spend at least £63 on participating cards in order to get above £50 after the discount.

You are not meant to be able to use ‘conditional spend’ coupons on gift cards – ie the ‘£9 off £70 spend’ or similar vouchers that a lot of people were posted recently or got as a till-spit – but some cashiers will let them through.  Your chances are improved if you add some grocery shopping as well, and put the gift cards through the till first.

(Remember that you receive the bonus for every £50 you spend, so a £100 purchase earns 300 bonus Clubcard points.  Tesco’s own gift cards do NOT count towards the £50.)

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Comments

  1. The gift card spend also counts for fuel save. So every 50 pounds on cards is a 2p litre saving

  2. Maximum Power says:

    Noooooooooooooooooooo………..just spent £500 at ticketmaster on Monday…….

    Assume I could have bought £500 worth on my tesco credit card seperatley and then used them all at once on ticket master?

  3. will these giftcards work with tastecard offers also?

  4. olybeast says:

    Thanks for the tip! I’m in the market for pizza express ones

  5. Maximum Power says:

    Assume the best way is still to buy the cards using cc card as clubcard and then use Amex gold as payment?

  6. Has this offer expired early? Can’t find it now.

    Thanks

    Ed

    • What do you mean you can’t find it? The discount will show up automatically at the till when you pay, as will the 150 bonus points if you spend £50.

      • Yes. Still working fine. I bought 5 x £25 itunes giftcards this morning which when discounted cost me £100.

        300 bonus CC also show on the receipt.

  7. Dominic says:

    It is the most wonderful, cumulative set of bonuses – I have made a big petrol saving, got loads of extra club card points, and discounted cards for iTunes and some local restaurants! Fabulous!

  8. Clive J says:

    Tried this with some £20 Facebook cards in a London Tesco last night. None of them went through the till properly and the CS staff were useless. May try again at the weekend.

  9. Are the 3V cards back in stock? I just found a whole new set in my local Tesco ( they weren’t there few months ago).

    Can I use them to pay for an EE broadband account and other financial transactions?

    • Just try one at a time, and if they get accepted you are ok then to buy more. But don’t assume all utilities etc accept them, as many don’t any more. You could always try calling up to pay in advance, that can work sometimes.