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Dan Brown back at Tesco with 500 bonus Clubcard points – just 0.75p per Avios

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Back in February, Tesco Direct was offering you the chance to pre-order the new Dan Brown book for just £9. You got 500 bonus Tesco Clubcard points with each copy, so 1200 Avios or 1250 Flying Club miles!

Tesco quickly sold out of their pre-order allocation. Too quickly, as it turned out, because a lot of people had their orders cancelled.

More stock seems to have appeared, though, because the offer is back.

You can get 500 Clubcard points for pre-ordering the new Dan Brown book, Inferno (see here) and using code TD-MNRW at the check-out. You should actually order 2 copies, as book orders over £15 qualify for free postage!

Do NOT order more than 2 copies, though, as it is highly likely that Tesco will cancel your order.

The maths works out VERY nicely on this one, at 0.75p per Avios – and that is without any conversion bonus.

How to earn Avios points from UK credit cards

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

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

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

There are special sign-up bonuses on both of the BA American Express cards until 28th February 2022. The bonus on the free card is doubled to 10,000 Avios and the bonus on the Premium Plus card is increased from 25,000 Avios to a huge 40,000 Avios.

British Airways BA Amex American Express card

British Airways American Express

10,000 Avios for signing up (SPECIAL OFFER) and an Economy 2-4-1 voucher for spending ….. Read our full review

British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

40,000 Avios (SPECIAL OFFER) and the UK’s most valuable card perk – the 2-4-1 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

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 30,000 Avios.

30,000 Avios is a special offer which runs to 4th February 2022.

Capital on Tap Visa card

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

30,000 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 45,000 Avios sign-up bonus.

45,000 Avios is a special offer which runs to 28th February 2022.

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express card

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

45,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios 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 (40)

  • Gordon B says:


  • Colin says:

    Tesco just emailed to say ‘problem with order’ and cancelled it. Starting to suspect i am on a watchlist! Only ordered one copy. Last time this happened i called them up and they allowed me to order it again!

  • Sinizterguy says:

    My order (for two) cancelled with the ‘problem with order’ message too.

  • richie says:

    they didn’t cancel my order for 50 books last was a £450 spend and i got 25450 points. i ont convert them until the next bonus comes along. anyone know when that will be. by the way great site raffles!!

  • GlennM says:

    I suspect the next Avios bonus will be in July (end-of-month), they’ve tied up the Virgin bonus, so July/August appears the most likely. As the vouchers will be issued in the first week of May, they have already done their opt-in bonus, so July/August seems like a good bet.

    I also notice that the US Amex has done their Avios conversion bonus, so the UK Amex conversion offer shouldn’t be too far behind, I suspect again, July/August for that one too. Seems like an apt period as most people will have used their Avios on summer deals.

  • Steve says:

    Ordered, confirmed, cancelled. No email notifying me. Argh!!!

    • GlennM says:

      Hello all,

      Just to update you, the HP Ink promo I mentioned earlier now seems to include the whole usual HP ink range, rather than just two. Cheapest option (as last month), is approx. £8.50, need to purchase two for 500 points. For the eBay specialist within you, you can use a Tesco voucher for £10 off a £100 spend or more – should you decide to purchase 10+!

      I have also noticed that you can get 3000 points extra for a Samsung BD-E8300 SmartHub/DVD player c.£255 – didn’t see that before. But there is a promo to further reduce the cost by £20 for any purchase over £200 too. Reasonable deal, but not the best points to £££’s ratio.

  • Trevor says:

    Ordered using above code, got bonus points, got confirmation email (eventually), so all looking good.

  • Ed E says:

    On the other book pre-order note. I have not had them delivered yet but I have just had an email from Tesco with a £1.00 refund for each of the John Whaite Bakes books so only £9 in the end.

    This pre-order price promise thing is really quite good and Avios just seem to get cheaper and cheaper!

    My Dan Brown 2 books from yesterday seems to still be OK too.

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