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Two Tesco bonus point deals extended

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Three weeks ago I wrote about four Tesco bonus point opportunities.

Two of these deals have been extended, albeit in a slightly different form.

Tesco Gold Exchange is now offering an improved 200 bonus points when you trade in 20g (was 15g with the old deal) of gold.  Gold must be received by 12th October.

Tesco Dental Insurance has also improved its bonus points, and is now offering 1,200 for new policy holders who sign up before 23rd October.  You can see my comments on this deal in the old post.

The Tesco Mobile promotion, offering up to 12,000 Clubcard points on a 24 month contract, is also still available on a few phones.

There are no other points-based insurance promotions at present that I can find.  The gift card promotion that I wrote about a couple of days ago is also continuing, deadline unknown.  I picked up a further £100-worth (in two transactions, obviously!) on Wednesday.


How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (September 2023)

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios points from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

In February 2022, Barclaycard launched two exciting new Barclaycard Avios Mastercard cards with a bonus of up to 25,000 Avios. You can apply here.

You qualify for the bonus on these cards even if you have a British Airways American Express card:

Barclaycard Avios Plus card

Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

Get 25,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher at £10,000 Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

5,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher at £20,000 Read our full review

There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses:

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the famous annual 2-4-1 voucher Read our full review

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up and an Economy 2-4-1 voucher for spending £12,000 Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points.

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & four airport lounge passes Read our full review

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and a huge range of valuable benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Run your own business?

We recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card, along with a sign-up bonus worth 10,500 Avios.

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

Get a 10,000 points bonus plus an extra 500 points for our readers Read our full review

You should also consider the British Airways Accelerating Business credit card. This is open to sole traders as well as limited companies and has a 30,000 Avios sign-up bonus.

EDIT: Applications for this card are temporarily suspended due to IT issues with the British Airways On Business SME loyalty scheme.

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

30,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios Read our full review

There are also generous bonuses on the two American Express Business cards, with the points converting at 1:1 into Avios. These cards are open to sole traders as well as limited companies.

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points bonus and an annual £200 Amex Travel credit Read our full review

American Express Business Gold

20,000 points sign-up bonus and free for a year Read our full review

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.

Comments (5)

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  • ups says:

    You don’t need to buy the gift cards in separate transactions. I bought £100 worth of them in a single transaction from an Express store and 300 points appeared on the receipt.

    • Far canel says:

      gift cards are non refundable, so if the points do not post you are only stuck with £50 worth of cards to use, rather than £100

  • Goldealers says:

    Hi there – Are you selling your gold for Points? or for Cash? Fact is that TescoGoldExchange are only paying £10.00 per gram for 9ct gold. You can quite easily get £12 per gram if you shop around. Now for 20g of 9ct gold, would you rather £200 + some points? or £240? From a Gold buyer who is tired of hearing of Tesco Recommendations when they quite simply are underpaying.

    • Raffles says:

      I agree that Tesco is unlikely to offer the best price around. However, I’m sure you’d agree that they do put a marker in the ground for people to compare against, and their entry will hopefully squeeze out some of the rip off merchants who operate in this field. There is also a convenience factor involved which some people will value. If Tesco is only 20 per cent off the best price you could possibly get, given that the ‘best price’ would involve a lot more effort and research, I don’t consider that too bad.

      • Goldealers says:

        If it’s convenience people want… The local jeweller will match or beat the price offered by Tesco/ramsdens.

        Furthermore, 20% is a HUGE margin. Plus, if an item is not hallmarked, Tesco pay much less.

        100g of 9ct £1000 at Tesco.
        100g of 9ct £1200 with us.

        50g non-hallmarked 21ct gold (18ct paid) £1000 with Tesco
        50g non-hallmarked 21ct gold (21ct paid) £1400 with us.

        In these tough economic times, Tesco are raking in serious profits – not helping.

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