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.

Excellent deal with E.ON for power – and get 1,500 Clubcard points (3,600 Avios)


Back in May I ran an introduction to earning Clubcard points with gas and electricity provider E.ON.  E.ON is one of the lesser known Tesco Clubcard partners. This is because, since the end of 2013, you do NOT earn Tesco Clubcard points directly from them. […]

Tesco MasterCard rate slashed – what is the best Avios Visa or MasterCard now?

Tesco Mastercard credit card

Tesco Bank accounced yesterday that it is halving the earning rate on the Tesco Clubcard MasterCard from December. Spending outside Tesco will only earn 1 Clubcard point (2.4 Avios points) for every £8 spent.  Spending in a Tesco store retains the current rate of 1 […]

Breaking: Tesco to halve earning rate on Tesco Clubcard MasterCard

Tesco MasterCard

I will write a full article on this topic tomorrow.  However, I thought you would be keen to see this story from the Daily Telegraph today as soon as possible. Read it here. From December, Tesco is to halve the earning rate on the Tesco […]

10,800 Avios with a Samsung soundbar from Tesco Direct

Samsung soundbar

In terms of the sheer quantity of Avios points that you can earn from one item, this is the most generous Tesco promotion for some time. Until September 2nd, you will receive 4,500 Clubcard points when you buy a Samsung HW-J550 soundbar for your TV […]

12,000 Avios (5,000 Clubcard points) for Tesco Life Insurance is back!

Tesco Bank

It’s back – earn 5,000 Tesco Clubcard points when you take out Tesco Life Insurance! Six years ago, Tesco Life Insurance was a licence to print Avios (or BA Miles, as they were then). You got 4,500 Clubcard points per policy, you could take out as […]

500 Clubcard points (1200 Avios) with 79 different video game pre-orders!

Fifa 16

Tesco Direct has launched a new promotion offering bonus Clubcard points when you pre-order certain upcoming video games. There are 79 titles included in the offer when you include multiple formats!  FIFA 16, pictured below, is included. You will receive 500 Clubcard points for every title […]

Bits: Virgin / Clubcard comp, 2000 free Virgin miles, Shangri-La to Krisflyer, Amba deal

Clubcard vouchers

More news in brief: Competition for converting Clubcard points to Virgin Flying Club Tesco Clubcard is NOT offering a conversion bonus to Virgin Flying Club this quarter, unfortunately. Instead, there is a competition.  If you make a conversion to Virgin before September 15th you will […]

The BA Amex interest rate goes up, and why I hope you couldn’t care less

Credit cards

If you have a British Airways or British Airways Premium Plus American Express card, you should have received a letter in recent weeks informing you that the interest rate on purchases was increasing to 22.9% APR variable. As of yesterday, this rate is also being […]

Bits: Tesco grocery code, hotels.com sale, Delta reward sale, £10 Bentalls / Amex deal


It’s time for a clear out of my inbox now that I am back in the UK! Tesco Grocery code still running Reader Robert emailed to remind me that there is a functioning Tesco Grocery code out there with a surprisingly long expiry date. Code […]

It’s back – 500 Clubcard points (1,200 Avios) for joining TopCashback

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It’s back! If you missed this deal when it ran earlier in the year, now is your chance to jump on board. TopCashback, like Quidco, is a site which allows you to earn a small amount of cashback on your day to day shopping by […]

How to use small orphan amounts of miles and points – Part 2 (Airlines and Shopping)

Etihad Virgin Australia

This is the second part of the updated article I began yesterday, discussing the best ways to ‘zero out’ loyalty card accounts which you want to abandon.  You need to remember that you may first need to ‘top off’ an account by earning a few more […]

New non-travel Tesco Clubcard redemption ideas worth a look

Clubcard vouchers

The Tesco Clubcard coverage on Head for Points is, obviously, focussed towards Avios and Virgin Flying Club redemptions. I am certainly not blinded into thinking that those are the best ways to redeem your Clubcard vouchers, however. I wrote this long article last November looking […]

Bits: Tesco / Flybe promo, Tesco / BA competition, 2500 Hilton points for using Keyless


Lots of little stories today! Tesco launches unexciting Flybe promotion We had been promised a Flybe promotion from avios.com and Tesco and it is here.  And it is underwhelming. Details are on avios.com here. Anyone who has converted Tesco Clubcard vouchers into Avios via avios.com […]

Bits: 2400 Avios with Tesco Wine, £1k Qatar business tickets back!, 16 Avios per £1 at Selfridges

Tesco Wine 350

News in brief: New Tesco Wine bonus code, open to all Tesco Wine is currently offering 1,000 bonus Clubcard points (2,400 Avios or 2,500 Virgin Flying Club miles) with any order of £60 or more. This code is open to everyone until 5,000 people have […]

Bits: 60 free Avios via Clubcard, BA increases bag charges, BA launches Valencia


Three BA-related bits of news in brief: 60 free Avios for everyone via Clubcard Tesco has launched a new online game in association with Kit-Kat.  You can find it here. Whilst I wouldn’t normally waste time with such things, you will receive 25 Clubcard points […]

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

Clubcard vouchers

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 […]