Earn some cheap Avios with Tesco’s new ‘pre-order’ deals

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Tesco Direct has been very active over the last few months at offering very large piles of Clubcard points (so very large piles of Avios or Virgin Flying Club miles!) when you pre-order CD’s, DVD’s and Blu-Ray disks.

Whilst I was away last week, a new range of offers has become available – and some look very interesting.  Availability moves from day to day, so keep an eye out on the relevant pages of the Tesco Direct website.

Video Game pre-orders

Click here for the link to all pre-order gaming deals.

You will receive 500 Clubcard points when you pre-order (almost) any game.  The cheapest is currently £15 – although there was a £6 game available for a few hours whilst Head for Points was down earlier in the week!


The offer of 100 Clubcard points for spending over £6 on music is still running.

There is also a specific offer on ‘Now 84’ which offers an extra 200 points when you pre-order it for £11.  This should double-up with the offer above.  That would be 300 points (820 Avios) for £11, less whatever you can sell it for!

Now 84

Film and TV pre-orders

Click here for the link to all DVD pre-order deals.

You can earn 150 Clubcard points when you pre-order certain DVD’s and 250 points for certain Blu-Ray disks.  The cheapest DVD is currently £5 (Hansel & Gretel), the cheapest Blu-Ray is £16.  Hansel & Gretel gets you 360 Avios for £5, less whatever you can resell the DVD for.


Whilst this offer is not on the website, you can get 500 Clubcard points for pre-ordering the new Dan Brown book, Inferno (see here) and using code TD-RNMW at the check-out.  You should actually order 2 copies, as book orders over £15 qualify for free postage!

Dan Brown is the best deal of the bunch, netting you 2,400 Avios – even without a conversion bonus – for £18.  You may even find someone to buy the books off you!


There is also a generic discount code, openly advertised on Tesco Direct, for £10 off a £75 order – TDX-4WK7.   This should work nicely with the products above if you can put together a big enough basket.  Be careful of breaking Tesco’s rules on bulk-buying and restrain yourself to 2 or 3 of any particular item.

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  1. Just ordered 2 Dan Brown books with the above code and they went through OK.

  2. Just ordered 2 myself and went through fine (see below!)

    Total paid
    Clubcard points 18
    Extra Clubcard points 1,000
    Total Clubcard points 1,018

  3. Now here’s a thought… What would happen if you ordered, say, 3 copies of th Dan Brown book for the 1500 points and then returned them to store when they’re delivered on 20 May? A bit unethical I know but do tesco have a policy of deducting clubcard points once they’ve been awarded?

    • Zoe B says:

      Yes the points would be deducted. Maybe try to sell the books to colleagues for £5.

  4. Went threw in the end ( I did 4 , 2036 points) but when I put in the 10 pound discount promotion for order above 75 , the points dropped back to 36 !

    Looks like the 2 promotions can’t be combined

  5. Scott says:

    I guess I should really get a Tesco clubcard to take advantage of these offers. I see on the join up page there is a box for a promotional code. Anyone know any good ones for a new signup?

    • Raffles says:

      I don’t think there is one at the moment

      • Scott says:

        Ok thanks, thought I would double check. However in the time it has taken to activate my new card the code TD-RNMW (for the Dan Brown books) has now expired 🙁

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