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Get 1,200 Avios points for £5 with ‘Call of Duty : Ghosts’

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When will Tesco ever learn?! Hopefully not for a while.

On Tesco Direct, there is a very average offer for 500 bonus Clubcard points when you pre-order the video game ‘Call of Duty : Ghosts’ for £35-£40 depending on format. It’s an OK deal if you are buying it anyway, but nothing to get excited about.

However, in store, something more interesting is back.

Tesco is offering 500 bonus Clubcard points when you pre-order ‘Call of Duty : Ghosts’ for £5! This is 1,200 Avios points or 1,250 Flying Club miles for just a fiver.

How it is meant to work is that you get a display box scanned at the check-out, pay £5, and receive a special receipt. Visit the store on the day the game is released and you are guaranteed to get a copy and you will get your £5 back as a discount. The 500 bonus Clubcard points are credited with the pre-order payment.

There is no obligation to ever buy the game when it is eventually released. This means that you can treat this as a chance to buy some Avios airmiles for 0.4p each!

You need to be very careful not to overdo this promotion. Tesco has removed bonus points in the past. Buying one copy is obviously fine, two is probably OK, especially if you buy one of the Xbox versions and one of the PlayStation versions. I would get very nervous beyond two copies.

The boxes tend to be on a separate stand to the usual video games. You take an empty box to the checkout, it is scanned, but you do not keep the box – it goes back on the shelf. You will only tend to find these in larger Tesco stores.

There is no stated closing date for this offer, although one poster at paidtoshop.co.uk was told that it finishes TODAY. There is no confirmation of this, but do not make a special effort after today until there is proof it is carrying on.


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How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (August 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 (31)

  • e14 says:

    Yellow SEL said 12/05/13 when I told you this last Friday 🙂

    • Rob says:

      Not sure you mentioned that bit! In that case, we’re fine.

      • E14 says:

        Just found the email with the photo didn’t send …

        • porky says:

          Hi E14, if you are in London, can you share what store you found game in? Been to several extras and nothing.

          • E14 says:

            Not seen any inside the M25 – Romford, Gallions Reach, Dagenham, Surrey Quays – zip – going outside into the darkest Essex – yes

            They maybe being held back in London until the new pre release chart is issued tomorrow

          • porky says:

            How far into Essex. Chelmsford a bit far for me (35mins). Anything closer say in Brentwood that you are aware of?

          • e14 says:

            In at Romford Gallows corner

  • James67 says:

    Also read someplace that it is now limitted to 1 per customer although I don’t see any such condition on any tesco pages. I restricted myself to one of each fornat like you recommend here to be on safe side.

  • Rohan says:

    Could I, after a few days, go back to the store and say that I have changed my mind adm ask for the £5 refund and still pocket 500 bonus clubcard points ?

    • Rob says:

      No. And to be honest, that is not the right approach to take to deals like this which are exceptionally generous in the first place.

  • Phil says:

    Rumours on money saving expert of double Tesco club card promotion starting next week…rumours of course at this stage

  • Paul says:

    I popped to my local Tesco Extra (Cardiff, Western Ave) at lunchtime today, but they didn’t have any of these available for pre-order yet. It didn’t look like the computer game pre-order stand was set up for this game yet. Is availability ok in other Tesco stores? Guess I’ll have to check back in a day or two…

  • Scottish Steve says:

    Just back from my local Tesco Extra. I checked the Games section and there was none in the aisle, so asked at the customer service desk and they said you had to pay the full amount when pre-oredering. Anyone else been told the same?

  • E14 says:

    You are looking for a standalone which has the boxes on, these seem to be randomly located in stores (one has it just inside the entrance)

    Not seen any on the preorders section in games depts.

  • CT says:

    Available at Chelmsford and Southend today. In both cases a separate stand near the TV area. Nothing in the main games area. 2 of each type done.

    Thanks

    • Fidelityutensils says:

      Next to the TVs in the Glasgow Silverburn Extra too, nowhere near the pre-order section, and right at the front door of the Rutherglen Store.
      One of each format on each of the Clubcard Accounts without any bother.

    • Cliff says:

      Which Chelmsford ? Miami roundabout , parkway home plus or Springfield Road. Nothing in the Maldon Extra, but loads of 3V 😉

      Thanks

      • CT says:

        Springfield Road, right next to the click and collect st and

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