12,000 Avios points with E.ON Energy Fixed 18 Month Reward gas and electricity tariff

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We originally ran this deal on Shopper Points yesterday.  We are giving it an outing here as well for people who do not normally bother with Tesco promotions but could be tempted when the Avios or Virgin Flying Club miles involved reach five figures!

You can earn Avios indirectly as an E.ON customer.  Very indirectly!

E.ON has its own reward scheme called E.ON Reward Points

You can transfer those points at a 1:1 rate into Tesco Clubcard or for Bonusbond shopping vouchers at 1p per point

The Tesco Clubcard vouchers can be transferred into Avios at 1:2.4 or Virgin Flying Club miles at 1:2.5

The standard rate is 1500 E.ON Rewards Points per year if you are a dual fuel customer, which would get you 1500 Clubcard points and so 3600 Avios.

For the first time, a special sign-up deal

Currently E.ON is offering an 18 month fixed tariff and giving customers 5000 extra E.ON Rewards Points when choosing this tariff for gas and electricity (2500 for electricity only).

It is the first time, as far as we can remember, that E.ON has offered a sign-up bonus like this.

It would convert into 5000 Clubcard points (12000 Avios, 12500 Virgin miles) – not a bad extra incentive.  This is on top of the 1500 E.ON Rewards Points you would earn each year.

This offer runs until 26th April.

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This is what you need to know if you are interested:

  • this tariff protects you from price changes for 18 months, which may be a good or bad thing!
  • the tariff is cheaper than E.ON’s standard price tariff
  • you can either get dual fuel or electricity only
  • the bonus points are rewarded within 28 days of being on supply
  • you will receive your standard E.ON Rewards points – which is another 1500 Rewards Points per year (remember to sign up for E.ON Rewards as you must opt-in).  These can be converted into 1500 Clubcard points (3600 Avios).
  • if you leave before the end date you need to pay £30 per fuel to break your contract
  • you save an additional £20 per year if you choose dual fuel
  • you save an additional £10 per year if you choose paperless billing

This offer IS open to existing E.ON customers who want to switch over.

Obviously you should get quotes from various energy suppliers before signing up as well as checking any break costs in your current deal.  Your fuel bill is a major expense and your primary focus should be on getting the best price without being swayed by any rewards.

To be honest, the feedback I have seen on this deal to date is not great with many people finding it noticeably higher than their existing tariff.  It depends on who is currently supplying your fuel and your view on whether locking into an 18 month fixed price deal is a good one or not.

It also depends on your property of course.  If you have a small flat or a second home with very modest fuel use, the 12000 Avios points may be worth having even if this tariff is not as cheap as the competition.

This offer runs until 26th April with the possibility of it being withdrawn sooner if demand is high.

Full details can be found on the E.ON website here.

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Comments

  1. Tilly71 says:

    Didn’t know this offer was promoted on the clubcard site, it must be 5000 points after all so I’m in.

  2. I have emailed eon and asked, will post what they say when they reply.
    My feeling is why offer a promotion on Tesco clubcard site then turn round and say well you can only use part of it, that would be nonsense.

    I still think it is 5000 sign up plus your normal 1500 max points.

    I have signed up it was in fact a little cheaper than my normal tariff.. I signed my Mum up as well and it was a little dearer but in the scheme of things was still worth it for the extra points to us, and I can always switch to another tariff without penalty anyway.

    • Tilly71 says:

      Thanks Debs for contacting them for clarification. It does say to me by reading the clubcard advert you do get 5000 clubcard points or this would be a very clear misrepresentation of an offer.

      • Their reply…

        You’ll be able to send 5000 E.ON Reward Points directly to Tesco…..

        Once the account has been credit after 28 months of yourself being on your new tariff E.ON Energy Fixed 18 month Reward, you’ll be bale to exchange all your E.ON Reward Points for Tesco Clubcard Points.

        • Think she meant days not months tho lol

          She did call me but I was driving and couldn’t take call at the time.

  3. Tilly71 says:

    Thanks, nice start to the new Clubcard Q coming up!