1,800 Avios with £150 Tesco Wine purchase and other current Avios-earning Tesco deals

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Tesco Wine is running another promotion with a chunk of bonus Clubcard points attached.  If you didn’t see this offer covered on Shopper Points last week, here is a summary.

This is an exclusive deal which Tesco Wine has arranged with WinesDirect.  This is an interesting website I hadn’t seen before and which summarises online wine deals from all the major suppliers.

The code offers 750 Clubcard points when you spend £150.  This is more points than you would have earned with the first January deal they ran, but it also needs a higher spend.

The good news is that the Wine Cellar Sale is still running and you can combine the two deals.  You can save up to 50% on a wide range of wine and champagne with prices starting as low as £5 per bottle.

Tesco Wine 350

When you spend at least £150 and use the code XXLKMJ at checkout, you will receive a bonus of 750 Clubcard points.

This offer expires on 7th February or after 1000 redemptions have been made, whichever comes first.  You will be told when you enter the code if it has reached the cap so you can be certain that you will get the points.

You don’t have to specifically buy the sales wines in order to get the extra points, but obviously the deal works out better if you do.  Free next day delivery will be included as you will be spending over £50.

My feeling is that Tesco Wine is looking to increase its average order size this year.  We may have seen the end, at least temporarily, of bonus points for spending £50 or £60.  Let’s see.

This offer is open to both new and existing customers of Tesco Wine so it is worth popping across to the Tesco Wine site to see what you can find.

If you think Tesco Wine is a bit downmarket, by the way, think again.  One of the deals in the sale is a 2009 Château d’Yquem which is reduced from £2,400 to just £1,800 per 6-bottle case ….

Other Tesco Clubcard bonus point offers still running

The following deals are also still running over at Tesco Direct – they may be useful if you need the product in question.  The link takes you to the relevant Shopper Points article:

Ends 27th April – 100 free Clubcard points when you make a MoneyGram transfer in-store

Ends 1st March – 4,000 Clubcard points for taking out Tesco Pet Insurance

Ends 29th February – 100 free Clubcard points from Tesco Bank

Ends 2nd February – 2000 extra Clubcard points with Servis and Sharp large appliances

Ends 2nd February – triple Clubcard points with Hotpoint and Indesit large appliances

Tesco Direct ending free Click & Collect tomorrow

Finally, don’t forget that Tesco Direct is scrapping free delivery of Click & Collect orders from tomorrow.

A £2 fee will be added to all orders under £30 placed from 2nd February which you collect from your local Tesco store, which now includes Express and Local outlets.

One way of avoiding the fee is to sign up for a free one-month trial of Tesco Delivery Saver.  One of the benefits of this is that Click & Collect orders from Tesco Direct will only require a £10 minimum spend for free delivery.

If you were planning to make any small orders from Tesco Direct, I would pop over today to order and avoid the fee.

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  1. The rational logic for charging for orders that I collect in person baffles me, not only from Tesco but other companies too. On one hand, it saves me time. But on the other hand, if I go into the store, Tesco need to account for the fixed costs of me being in the store. And unless they know they can upsell me – which clearly they think they can do online when I order anyway – I don’t see why I should be paying to collect. If anything, it should be the other way around – Tesco should be paying me to collect my order from them, as I’m reducing their fixed costs of not having to run such big stores or make a loss on their delivery service.

    • I guess their thoughts is that they operate a “self service” supermarket and they have to bear the cost of gathering your products ready for collection. The analogy between a buffet and waiter service clearly shows there are extra fixed costs if offering one over another,

      • As my local Tesco is only a “normal” sized store, it doesn’t have a lot of stuff. Even if I drive the 12 miles to Rugby or Northampton, I can’t be sure that they will have stuff in the larger stores. Tesco choose not to stock items in all their stores, but it’s not up to me to find out where they are and then go there. If they want me to buy their stuff, I can tell them what I want and they can shove it on a lorry that is coming from the warehouse to my local store anyway. That way, they aren’t over stocking and know that someone wants the goods. Why do I have to pay for this?

        I’ll not pay a charge for collecting something that Tesco chooses not to sell in my store. If they lose business over this, that’s their problem. I can probably get it cheaper from Amazon, or click & collect for free from Argos.

        • And of course today we have Sainsburys buying Argos, implying they put more value on Click&Collect and driving store footfall.

  2. Can see M&S following this direction soon

  3. Lady London says:

    My local Waitrose mentioned they now have to employ someone close to fulltime just to handle the click and collect orders each day. The great majority of orders are not Waitrose, but are John Lewis. Waitrose orders for groceries are more likely to be delivered to home, I guess. They told me that some people order 3 suits, for example, with the aim of choosing the best one. Then they return the 2 suits not chosen to the Waitrose store. Handling them and packing them up securely for return takes time. As of 2 months ago the Waitrose store was not receiving any handling fee internally for doing this. It was just cost to them.

    So I can see where a token £2 charge for click and collect comes from. There is cost to the store even though I agree with other commenters that this is poor value for me as the purchaser.

  4. O/T: If anyone did the ‘describe an experience’ promo from Heathrow Rewards (for 100 points) more than three weeks ago, email their customer service. I did so and they added the 100 points this morning.

  5. I had a survey from Tesco a few months ago which implied that Tesco Wine By the Case would be lumped in with general online groceries and asked what I thought about it. I was against it, but I can’t imagine this would necessarily change their direction.

  6. OT
    Is the 20% off buy Avios a good deal if short on Avios or not?
    Just had email from Avios and was wondering.