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2,000 (perhaps 4,000) Clubcard points with Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

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Tesco Direct is currently running an interesting offer on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1 inch screen version) 16gb Wi-Fi tablet, which sells for £298.

The link is here assuming it is still in stock when you read this.

This is an interesting deal if you are in the market for a tablet that is not an ipad.

The headline price is £298.  However, you get £50 cashback via Samsung (see the Tesco webpage for details).

The real kicker, though, is the 2,000 bonus Clubcard points on offer.  This is worth 4,800 Avios points or 5,000 Virgin Flying Club miles at the standard conversion rate, and you can add an extra 50% to that if you wait for the next conversion bonus to come along.

But here is the thing.  When you add the table to your shopping basket, it comes up as 4,000 bonus Clubcard points.  Would it post as 4,000?  Well, you could always send the tablet back if it didn’t!

4,000 Clubcard points (plus the 298 points from the standard purchase) would be worth 10,315 Avios at the standard conversion rate and 15,000+ if you waited for the next bonus.

If you value Avios points at 1p each, you would be getting £150 of Avios (if you waited for a conversion bonus), £50 cashback via Samsung and £12 back from Quidco.  That means you are effectively paying £86 for the tablet.

Note that Amazon sells the same tablet for £273, £25 less than Tesco, and still offers the £50 cashback.  This offer only really works well if you get the 4,000 points.

The smaller 7 inch version of this tablet is also available from Tesco with 1,000 bonus points.


how to earn avios from credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (June 2021)

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

There are two official British Airways American Express cards:

British Airways American Express card

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up, no annual fee and a companion voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

BA Premium Plus American Express card BAPP

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the UK’s most valuable credit card perk – the 2-4-1 companion voucher Read our full review

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

Nectar American Express

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

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

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

We also recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card:

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

The most generous Avios Visa or Mastercard for a limited company 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.

(Want to earn more Avios?  Click here to visit our home page for our latest articles on earning and spending your Avios points and click here to see how to earn more Avios this month from offers and promotions.)

Comments (11)

  • pazza2000 says:

    Tempting…

  • timezonehopper says:

    The 8Gb version is advertised as giving 1000 Bonus CC points but shows as 2000 CC on checkout.

  • Darren says:

    Ordered for collection on fri, 4298 points for avios, muchos cracias.

  • Ed says:

    Indeed, should be here on Tuesday and then will be in ebay on Wednesday!

  • Mariusz says:

    It’s been 4 days now. No points showing on my clubcard account.

    • Raffles says:

      No points is fine! If you’d got base points but no bonus, then you have a problem. They will presumably show in a day or so.

      • Mariusz says:

        Base points now showing with no bonus points. The CS said these will be added on the next clubcard statement.

    • Darren says:

      it’s been 6 days for me and still no points, however the lady at tesco direct says they can take up to 10 days to show up. fingers crossed or i’m taking mine back.

  • George says:

    The offer seems to have ended.

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