Tesco Clubcard

We cover Tesco Clubcard on Head for Points because points can be transferred directly into Avios points (at a 1 : 2.4 ratio) or Virgin Flying Club miles (at a 1 : 2.5x ratio).

The Tesco webpage for converting to British Airways Executive Club is here and the page for Virgin Flying Club is here. Click here for a good introduction to collecting Clubcard points.

Tesco again imposing the 30,000 points (72,000 Avios) per quarter cap on Clubcard earning

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About four years ago, Tesco changed the rules of the Clubcard scheme.  A cap was brought in, with the maximum number of points you could earn per quarter capped at 30,000 (so 72,000 Avios or 75,000 Flying Club miles). This cap was rarely enforced. Everyone assumed […]

How to beat Tesco’s attempt to hide Hilton Clubcard redemption space

Indoor Pool

Tesco Clubcard has an interesting redemption option with Hilton Hotels in the UK and Ireland.  You can redeem your Clubcard points directly for a Hilton room rather than using Hilton HHonors points. When I took a look at this again last week, I noticed that […]

125 free Clubcard points (300 Avios, 312 Virgin miles) for your insurance renewal dates

Tesco Bank

Tesco has brought back its promotion offering bonus Tesco Clubcard points if you fill in a very short form telling them when your various insurance products were up for renewal. The number of points offered with this deal jumps around.  The new version is as […]

Cheap Avios – 500 Clubcard points when you buy 2 HP ink cartridges from Tesco

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Judging by a couple of emails I received on Tuesday, Tesco has brought back its occasional offer on HP printer ink cartridges.  This time, it is available both in-store AND via Tesco Direct. The deal is simple.  You will receive 500 bonus Tesco Clubcard points when […]

250 Clubcard points (600 Avios) and free Sky TV trial with a £20 NOW TV box

Now TV

Tesco Direct has launched a new promotion on NOW TV boxes. Until August 5th, you will receive 250 bonus Clubcard points when you purchase NOW TV, either in-store or online.  The link to buy online is here. You will also receive your choice of three […]

1,000 Clubcard points (2,400 Avios) with £50 spend on Fisher-Price toys

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Tesco has launched another toy-related bonus points deal after their recent Lego promotion.  This is another of those deals that comes around once a year in one form or another – although this one is more generous than usual. You will earn 1,000 bonus Clubcard […]

Earning free Avios points with pay.com virtual Visa gift cards (part 1)

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Back in 2013, the easiest way to earn a lot of free Avios points or Virgin Flying Club miles was with £25 3V Virtual Visa cards – as long as your local Tesco sold them. Why was this so great? Firstly, as with all non-Tesco branded gift […]

Earning free Avios points with pay.com virtual Visa gift cards (part 2)

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In Part 1 of this article today (click here), I looked at what pay.com cards are and how you can buy them. This part looks at how to use them. You can, obviously, use your pay.com card anywhere online for making an online purchase of a physical […]

How I obtained the new IHG Rewards Club Spire Elite status without doing any stays!

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In my article on Friday I showed how difficult it will be to earn the new top tier status in IHG Rewards Club. Unless you spend £37,500 in a calendar year on the IHG Rewards Club Premium Visa or book a lot of stays which come […]

Tesco adds e-gift cards online – and you still earn 150 Clubcard points per £50

Gift cards

One of the longest running, and most generous, Tesco Clubcard promotions is ‘150 Clubcard points for spending £50 on gift cards’. When you buy gift cards in Tesco – to the value of £50 or a multiple of £50 – you receive 150 points which […]

Bits: £59 Amazon Prime, 1000 Clubcard points on Fuji cameras and Lego, American scraps First to Heathrow

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Some news in brief: Amazon Prime reduced from £79 to £59 for 48 hours Some HFP readers received a targetted offer from American Express recently for £10 cashback on a £35 purchase in July.  If you have not yet redeemed that, here is an interesting […]

Bits: Tesco CD points bonus, Etihad 300% and 400% miles bonus, Vueling sale


Some news in brief: 150 Clubcard points (360 Avios) with Now 91 CD Amazingly, the ‘Now That’s What I Call Music’ compilation CD collection is still going strong!  The 91st installment is due for release in late July. Tesco Direct is offering 150 bonus Clubcard […]

How AwardWallet helped me notice my Tesco vouchers were stolen

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I was, yet again, the victim of Tesco Clubcard points theft last week.  My bacon was saved by AwardWallet, the points and miles tracking service that I use, which I tend to recommend to HFP readers if they have multiple frequent traveller accounts to manage. I was […]

LAST CHANCE: 1,000 Clubcard points (2,400 Avios) for joining TopCashback TODAY

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This is your final reminder that today, Saturday, is your last full day to pick up a very easy 2,400 Avios or 2,500 Virgin Flying Club miles via cashback shopping site TopCashback. Until 10am on Sunday morning, you will receive 1,000 Tesco Clubcard points – convertible into […]

REMINDER: 1,000 Clubcard points (2,400 Avios) for joining TopCashback this week

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This is a reminder that, for one week only, you can pick up a very easy 2,400 Avios or 2,500 Virgin Flying Club miles via cashback shopping site TopCashback.   Until June 21st, you will receive 1,000 Tesco Clubcard points – convertible into 2,400 Avios points […]

Bits: BA Cambridge flights on Avios, T5 Priority Pass lounge picture, new Tesco bonus point deals

Sun-Air of Scandinavia

News in brief for a Tuesday morning: Cambridge to Gothenburg on British Airways now redeemable In February I wrote about the launch of the first British Airways service from Cambridge Airport!  In a deal underwritten by drugs giant Astra Zeneca, the Scandinavian based BA franchise airline […]