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Get 150 Clubcard points (360 Avios) for £5 with DVD and CD pre-orders

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Tesco Direct has launched another pre-order promotion on up-coming CD’s and DVD’s.

Take a look here.

You get 150 bonus points (360 Avios, 375 Virgin miles) for every product you order. The cheapest product is a Bon Jovi CD, coming in at £5. Assuming you do ‘click and collect’ to avoid postage charges, this works out at 1.38p per Avios less whatever you can resell the CD for!

£5 is the same price that Amazon is charging, so you should be able to recoup a couple of £ via eBay.

Tesco has recently taken its Tesco Entertainment division back in-house, so hopefully the historic problems with the posting of bonus points from Entertainment (ie they never did post!) will be a thing of the past. The points for this promotion do show in your basket at check-out.

You may also be able to combine this promotion with code TD-KNTW for £5 off a £35 Tesco Entertainment order. This code expires on 11th November.


How to earn Avios points from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (October 2022)

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

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

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

5,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher for spending £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 UK’s most valuable card perk – the 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.

EDIT: Until 25th October 2022, there is an exceptionally generous sign-up bonus on The Platinum Card. You will receive 60,000 Membership Rewards points – double the usual amount – and £200 to spend at Amex Travel. You need to spend £6,000 within six months to earn the bonus.

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

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points (SPECIAL OFFER), £200 travel credit and unbeatable 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 10,000 Avios.

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

10,500 points bonus – the most generous Avios Visa for a limited company 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.

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 sign-up bonus and a long list of travel benefits 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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  • MR BRIDGE says:

    entertainment orders are still POSTAGE FREE!!!!

  • FlyForFun says:

    Christmas 2009 I bought 50 CDs/DVDs and got 500 tesco pts per item. The points all posted and as it was my first Tesco to BA move during a promo (that I wasn’t even aware of), I ended up with 126,000 BA miles for around £500, plus the CD/DVDs which meant xmas presents were sorted that year!

    Not sure I’d do it again for only 150pts per item this time! 😀

  • Jenni says:

    Last day of double Avios through avios.com as well, hope the Tesco Direct is back up soon I would definitely use this offer and get the double Avios at the same time!

  • Tim says:

    The site is back up sans offer. The link above is now broken. Shame.

    • Raffles says:

      I don’t believe it! That is TWICE now that I have done a post on Tesco Entertainment and they have pulled the deal overnight inbetween me writing the post and the post appearing!

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